American transportation consultants FTR Associates is forecasting “steadily-deteriorating conditions” for shipping capacity through 2017, in reaction to stronger demand and the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate.”Read More...
While Canadian carriers in an export-based economy benefit mightily from the North American Free Trade Agreement, their U.S. counterparts stand plenty to lose as well, according to several American trade experts who spoke to Heavy Duty Trucking.Read More...
Hours of service, CSA scores and the driver shortage are all areas identified as being impacted by autonomous vehicle technology, in a new report from the American Transportation Research Institute.Read More...
Although it’s likely the job of the over-the-road truck driver may evolve somewhat, it will not be eliminated or disappear in the age of autonomous vehicle technology, CTA’s David Bradley wrote in a letter to federal Finance MinisterRead More...
Better pay, improved communication with managers, more family time and a hassle-free work day are the top issues that make the best employers as far as drivers are concerned, according to data from the 2016 annual Best Fleets To Drive For survey from CarriersEdge, which also launched the 2017 survey this week. Today’s Trucking reports: […]Read More...
Northern Ontario Business magazine recently cited the Canadian Trucking Alliance’s updated study on the truck driver shortage in Canada, saying the labour gap will be felt most acutely in Northern Ontario:Read More...