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  1. As home deliveries increase, UPS steps up alternative fuel vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    As online shopping boosts demand for package deliveries to residential customers, United Parcel Service Inc. said last week it is exploring strategies to reduce its environmental footprint. The Atlanta-based delivery company reported it has logged more than 500 million miles toward its goal of driving 1 billion miles with vehicles running on alternative fuel by the end of 2017.


  2. American SportsUSF Bulls Romp on National Signing DayRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2014 | American Reporter

    If you passed by the Bulls' football headquarters on Feb. 5, you might have thought it was game time at Raymond James Stadium. Various coaches were yelling and fist-pumping as if USF was putting it on an opponent.


  3. Trucking Instructor at Diesel Driving School Teaches a New Batch of StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

    For years the trucking industry has complained about a shortage of drivers, but this year the problem has become much more serious. According to the latest numbers, the American Trucking Association estimates a shortage of nearly 50,000 drivers by the end of the year.


  4. Large Carriers Lead in Rates, Revenue and RetentionRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Heavy Duty Trucking

    Large carriers lead the trucking industry on several key metrics including per-mile rates, driver retention, and revenue-per-driver, according to a recent survey conducted by transportation consultation firm Katz, Sapper & Miller. While large carriers had the longest length of haul, averaging 600 miles, they also posted the highest rate-per-mile.


  5. Arrow Trucking CEO Sentenced to 7.5 Years for Tax FraudRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Heavy Duty Trucking

    The former head of the defunct carrier Arrow Trucking, James Douglas Pielsticker, has been sentenced to 7 years in prison for tax fraud, according to a report from the Tulsa World . The Oklahoma-based Arrow closed without warning in late 2009.


  6. Boyd Gaming's Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at Credit SuisseRead the original story

    13 hrs ago |

    's stock had its "outperform" rating reissued by research analysts at Credit Suisse in a research report issued on Monday, MarketBeat.Com reports. They currently have a $20.00 price target on the stock.


  7. J B Hunt Transport Services Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche BankRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    's stock had its "hold" rating reissued by research analysts at Deutsche Bank in a note issued to investors on Monday, reports. They presently have a $87.00 price objective on the stock, down from their prior price objective of $91.00.


  8. Central States Pension Fund Submits 'Rescue Plan' Seeking Approval to Reduce BenefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | JD Supra

    On September 25, the Central States Pension Fund submitted to the U.S. Department of Treasury a proposed "rescue plan," which would allow the fund to reduce participant benefits in order to stave off the fund's potential insolvency. As discussed in our prior alert , the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 permits deeply troubled multiemployer pension plans to voluntarily reduce benefits in order to avoid insolvency.


  9. Johnnie Bryan Hunt Jr. sues driver in June incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | NWAonline

    Johnnie Bryan Hunt Jr. denies that he intentionally struck the vehicle of another motorist in a lawsuit filed against the other driver Monday. Hunt's denial is included in a lawsuit that was filed Monday in Benton County Circuit Court.


  10. Rerouting UPS Stock; There's a Rally in the CardsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago |

    United Parcel Service had a downside break in January, but it has spent the rest of the year in repair mode and looks like it can deliver better returns ahead. In the chart of UPS above, we can see the sideways price action since January.


  11. Tax Roundup, 10/12/15: Broken Arrow (Trucking) nets CEO 7 1/2 years. And: Last week of tax seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Roth & Company, P.C.

    ... stranded and trying to get home before Christmas after their company shut down operations with little notice. Arrow Trucking, based in Tulsa, suspended operations and laid off employees. Arrow is among the largest trucking companies in the nation. ...


  12. Accuracy of Truck Fuel Usage Data Called Into QuestionRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Heavy Duty Trucking

    Relying on the electronic data from a truck's engine computer may not be the most accurate gauge of fuel economy, according to a not-for profit engineering and research group for the North America trucking industry. The report from Performance Innovation Transport Group details electronic control module data precision and accuracy between engine manufacturers and among engine models from a single manufacturer.


  13. Robert Cowie and Silvia Bouchard | Junior Achievement of Central MD.Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Record

    Junior Achievement of Central Maryland, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating young people to succeed in a rapidly changing economy, announced the addition of Robert Cowie and Silvia Bouchard to its board of directors. Cowie currently serves as the Chesapeake district director of labor relations for United Parcel Service .


  14. Credit Suisse Reiterates Outperform, $20 Target on Boyd Gaming Heading Into Q3 ResultsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Benzinga

    Boyd Gaming Corporation shares have surged 39.62 percent year-to-date, reaching a high of $17.99 on August 17. Recent channel checks and monthly gaming data suggest sustained topline growth, which Simkins believes could help Boyd Gaming beat the consensus expectations for Q3. Analyst Joel Simkins mentioned that the company has been demonstrating "solid operational execution," year-to-date, with margins expected to expand further during 3Q15.


  15. Swift Transportation Receives Consensus Recommendation of...Read the original story

    15 hrs ago |

    Swift Transportation has earned a consensus rating of "Buy" from the eleven research firms that are presently covering the company, Market reports . One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have given a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company.


  16. UConn Football Upcoming Opponent Rundown: Week 6Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The UConn Blog

    While UConn was busy taking care of their bitter rival in UCF, the Bulls took care of one of UConn's former rivals. USF is not to be taken lightly, as they have showed signs of improvement this year.


  17. Port Colborne about to become a disaster for truck trafficRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Truck News

    ... east on Hwy. 3 in Wainfleet will be detoured to Forkes Rd./Townline Rd./Netherby Rd. "We hope that members of the trucking industry will understand that these detours will most likely save them time rather than getting stopped in traffic and having ...


  18. Your Oct. 12 Pre-Trip: Former Arrow Trucking owner gets 7-year sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Fleet Owner Magazine

    The network spoke with a former Arrow Trucking employee, who said she doesn't believe Pielsticker's sentence is "good enough," after he left hundreds of his employees stranded across the country in December 2009 with no way to pay for fuel. Fox 23 has more.


  19. WSJ: Trucking Industry Braces for DownturnRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | News Max

    The trucking industry reportedly is bracing for a downturn, and that's a poor signal for the U.S. economy. Private trucking and logistics executives told the Cowen and Co.


  20. Eaton expands aftermarket warranty for transmissions, clutchesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Fleet Owner Magazine

    ... manager for Eaton, in a statement. "One very good way to do that is to give our customers what we believe is the trucking industry's best aftermarket warranties." As part of its "Reman Bundled Warranty Program," he said Eaton's Advantage clutch ( ...