PITTSBURGH — Finalists encountered a creative, fast-paced course during the last competitive event of the National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships.
Amazon.com Inc. is designating products sold by certain companies as “top brands,” a test that if widely implemented could ease tension between the online retail giant and big-name companies used to favorable positioning at brick-and-mortar retailers.
Mala Parker’s portfolio at the Federal Highway Administration will include the role of acting deputy administrator, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Aug. 15.
China is stepping up its soybean buying in Brazil as growers in Argentina continue to hoard and the Asian nation avoids American oilseed after an escalation in trade tensions between Washington and Beijing.
A nationwide economic contraction, not just a freight recession, could arrive soon, according to Cass Information Systems’ July freight report.
PITTSBURGH — The second day of regular competition at the National Truck Driving Championships, which presented drivers with a demanding course, wound to a close Aug. 16.
Convoy, a nationwide digital freight network, announced a partnership with BluJay Solutions, a leading supply chain software and service provider.
Mack Trucks announced a new service called dynamic maintenance for connected vehicles.
PORT MANATEE, Fla. — It may cost as much as $127 million over the next five years, and $500 million over the next 20 years, to build the facilities to keep up with growth at Port Manatee.
Mack Trucks announced dealer Kriete Truck Centers invested $6 million in a new building at its Racine, Wis., location, doubling the amount of service bays at the facility.
A new survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York found a growing conviction among businesses that President Donald Trump’s tariffs were hitting their bottom line.
U.S. consumer sentiment plummeted to a seven-month low in August on growing concerns about the economy even as the labor market shows few signs of weakening from robust levels.
Some early investors in Lyft Inc., one of the most anticipated yet disappointing IPOs of the year, will get their first opportunity to sell shares Aug. 19.
A glut of oil is headed to the Gulf Coast. That development is triggering a race among a growing number of entrants to build deepwater crude export terminals in the Gulf of Mexico to ship most of that oil to foreign markets.
WASHINGTON — U.S. housing starts fell 4% in July, driven by a decline in the construction of apartment buildings.
Deere & Co. cut its profit expectations for the year as beleaguered farmers and an escalating trade war with China cut into sales.
UPS Inc. announced its venture capital arm, UPS Ventures, has made a minority investment in autonomous driving company TuSimple to test self-driving tractor-trailers on a route in Arizona to determine whether the vehicles can improve service and efficiency in the UPS network.
PITTSBURGH — One former national Grand Champion and one rookie were among the 5-Axle drivers taking the course Aug. 15 at the 82nd annual National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships. Their perspectives differed, but in unlikely ways.
Independent engine maker Cummins Inc. supplied a leading 35.8% of the diesel engines used in the first half of 2019, amid an expanding market, WardsAuto.com reported, based on data that differed from the prior year.
Faced with more people driving Colorado’s increasingly clogged roads and fouling air that’s flunking federal standards, state health officials this week embraced an alternative vision — that hundreds of thousands of drivers soon, if given options, will shift to zippier electric vehicles that don’t pollute and roll 300 miles on a charge.