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  1. Natso Launches Alternative Fuels CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Transport Topics

    Natso Inc., the national association representing the travel plaza and truck stop industry, has launched a new business venture known as the Alternative Fuels Council - NatsoAltFuels.com - to help fuel retailers leverage the resources necessary to learn about and incorporate alternative fuels into their supply offerings. The Alternative Fuels Council will work with members of the truck stop and travel plaza community and other fuel retailers to navigate the litany of state and federal fuel regulations, and to utilize available government incentives for alternative fuels, including the Renewable Fuel Standard.

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  2. Harris Saunders, Truck Leasing Executive, first Trala Chairman, Dies at Age 93Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Transport Topics

    Harris Saunders Jr., the former head of Saunders Leasing System and picked to be the first chairman of the Truck Renting and Leasing Association in 1978, died May 6. He was 93. A native of Birmingham, Ala., Saunders earned a degree in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and spent his entire business career working in the family's truck leasing business. The company traces its roots to the birth of the car and truck rental and leasing industry in 1916.

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  3. Opinion: Truck Rental Industry Remains Vigilant Against TerrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | Transport Topics

    The Oct. 31, 2017, vehicle ramming attack in New York City was just one example of a growing threat emerging around the globe, with notable upticks throughout Europe in recent years. These attacks have used trucks and cars; some rented, some stolen and some that were owned by the terrorists themselves.

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  4. Virginia Could Allow Trucks Up to 11,000 Pounds Heavier Than it Does NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Transport Topics

    Trucks traveling Virginia's roads could get about 10,000 pounds heavier if legislation gets the OK from the General Assembly. Virginia would be able to take part in a potential federal pilot program allowing for six-axle, 91,000-pound trucks.

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  5. Savi Technology Names Jeffrey Friedman Chief Financial OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Transport Topics

    Savi Technology named Jeffrey Friedman chief financial officer, citing his more than 30 years of financial management for public and private companies operating in the technology, telecommunications and software industries. Most recently, Friedman spent eight years at the management support firm Pherson Associates, where he held positions as chief operating officer and chief financial officer.

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  6. TransForce Inc. Adds Driving Ambition to HoldingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Transport Topics

    TransForce Inc., a driver leasing and workforce management company in Alexandria, Va., has acquired assets of Driving Ambition Inc., a regional provider of commercial truck drivers with operations in six states, company officials announced Sept. 26. The acquisition is the first in more than a year for TransForce, which made six purchases over the prior three years.

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  7. Technology, ELDs Present Opportunities for 3PLs to Grow, Voltmann SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Transport Topics

    Embracing technology is the next natural step in the evolution of third-party logistic companies, according to Robert Voltmann, president of the Transportation Intermediaries Association. At the McLeod Software User Conference Sept.

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