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Could Blockchain Benefit the Trucking Industry?

A recent report from TechCrunch asserts that the trucking industry could benefit from blockchain, but only if a few things happen first. What is blockchain, and how would it work with the trucking industry? Blockchain is ...

How to Determine Whether to Buy or Lease Trucks

If some of the trucks in your fleet are starting to show their age, or if your hard work is paying off in the form of your business expanding, you may find that it is time to acquire some new vehicles. The two main options, of ...

Truck and Trailer Sales Hit the Highest Since 2006 Due to ELD Mandates

Early reports by ACT Research and FTR indicates a sharp rise in the class 8 truck sales. All orders reached a record high after the year 2006. Trailer orders also hit an all-time high with a figure of 47000 units by the end ...

Historical Facts On Regulations Affecting The Trucking Industry

As you consider past facts, it is possible to establish some of the aspects that inform what is happening today. The trucking industry has a rich history that curious truck drivers or anyone who needs information on the same ...

Semi-Truck Orders Highest Since 2006

A recent report released by FTR shows that orders for Class 8 semi-trucks have hit their highest level since 2006 after more than doubling in the month of January. This pattern of strong truck orders, which began after a ...

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Is Bringing New Life To The Trucking Industry

For many years, the trucking industry has suffered from a shortage of drivers and an inability to meet the shipping demands of a growing American economy.  However, that may change in 2018.  In December 2017, Congress passed ...

Refurbished DayCabs and Trucks Factoring in 2017 Increase in Used Truck Sales

Improvement in the trucking industry in 2017 with a 10% increase in spot rates in 2017 versus 2016 are helping to drive increases in used truck sales according to a recent article on Trucks.com.  Since spot rates are related ...

Recruiting Challenges in the Truck Driver Shortage

Truck Drivers Wanted The long-anticipated "trucking capacity crunch" has arrived early, according to a January 2018 report by Jennifer Smith at the Wall Street Journal. The industry is facing a perfect storm of conditions ...

Kenworth: Innovators Since the Beginning

The Kenworth Truck company, a subsidiary of PACCAR, is one of the top manufacturers of medium and heavy duty class 8 trucks. Of course, they were not always well known. As with any other company, they had to work hard to ...

MAT'S 2018 Trade Show

Being in the industry for over forty years has taught us the importance of being current and to stay current, it is very important to remain competitive. Attend the largest annual heavy-duty truck event in the world: MATS ...
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