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FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Impacting Truck Driver Shortage – Job Screening Resources

Written by ESR News blog editor Thomas Ahearn The Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse (Clearinghouse) – an online database that gives employers and government agencies real-time access to information about Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP) holders ) that are covered by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Drug and Alcohol Testing […]

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Dubai RTA set to launch self-driving taxi services by 2023

Pursuant to the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council, to proceed with the partnership agreement signed between the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Cruise Company to operate Cruise autonomous vehicles to offer taxi and e-Hail services in Dubai. His […]

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Your waste rates increase by 47% in June, services are cut earlier

The Palm Coast government should now have determined who will be its next waste supplier for the next five years. A stumble in the bidding process scrambled the timeline. And now, with the city’s contract with Waste Pro set to expire on June 1 and the revised bidding process far from complete, the city has […]

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Your Friday briefing: Russia’s large-scale military exercises

We cover Russia’s large-scale military exercises near Ukraine and protests by truckers at the Canada-US border that are forcing a slowdown at auto factories. Russia begins major military exercises near Ukraine Thousands of Russian troops began 10 days of military exercises in Belarus on Thursday as diplomatic efforts to avert a war in Ukraine showed […]

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Five Reasons Shipping Software Should Embrace Multi-Carrier Parcel Management | 2022-02-10

In 2020, the world has sneezed and scattered shipping options to the winds. For many businesses, the pandemic has since ushered in a chaotic new order when it comes to ensuring reliable transportation of goods. The past two years have brought two major changes. First, due to the growth of e-commerce, shippers who would typically […]

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Leechburg truck driver named Highway Angel for his act of kindness on the road

Truck driver Greg Rupp, a Leechburg resident, expected his last 5 a.m. drive to be his usual quiet ride. But on October 14, he witnessed a horrific event. What he did next earned him the Highway Angel award from the Truckload Carriers Association, the national group that represents his profession. When Rupp drives on Route […]

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Shipping constraints and price increases force Southern Aluminum Finishing to make changes

“It’s like shipping spaghetti.” After years of shipping damage, glass companies, such as Atlanta-based Southern Aluminum Finishing (SAF), have had to make some changes to their inventory and shipping processes. Due to ongoing shipping damage and rising costs, SAF has announced its decision to reduce deliveries of extrusions over 19 feet. The company has extrusions […]

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Delivery problems weigh on almond growers | News

[ad_1] Now that snow is building up over the Sierra Nevada, water issues appear to have been overtaken by logistical headaches, the number one concern for Kern County almond growers this year. People in the industry say port congestion has combined with a shortage of truck drivers and other supply chain issues to frustrate local […]

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Delivery of vaccines to holiday expeditions

[ad_1] For FedEx, 2021 has been a year of unpredictable events. Consider the blistering period of freezing cold that disrupted the operations of the Memphis-based company for several days in February, forcing the shipping giant to make adjustments as it distributed COVID-19 vaccines and other packages to across the country. The cold episode only lasted […]

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GMC Hummer EV officially begins shipping to customers

[ad_1] After a rapid development cycle, the 2022 GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 pickup truck officially began shipping to paying customers, starting with VIN 001 – a truck auctioned for charity in Barrett-Jackson last spring, for in the amount of US $ 2.5 million. For now, GM is only building and delivering the sold-out GMC […]

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Carben Tec adds ConMet digital products and services

[ad_1] ConMet Digital has announced its partnership with fleet solutions provider Carben Tec. The partnership integrates the full range of ConMet Digital data products and services into the Carben Tec portfolio. Building on over 50 years of advanced ConMet wheel expertise and the latest advancements in data analysis, the ConMet Digital portfolio includes PreSet Plus […]

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Robotic Research Raises $ 228 Million to Develop Autonomous Driving Technology

[ad_1] Listen to this article Robotic Research is developing autonomous driving technology for a variety of vehicles. Robotic Research, based in Maryland, has spent most of two decades developing autonomous driving technology for the Department of Defense. Historically, its self-driving trucks have operated in unstructured environments that are unmapped and have no lined roads or […]

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Index sees availability of truck drivers “dramatically improving”

[ad_1] New data shows an improving market for rental truck drivers, in part because most drivers will be exempt from the new federal COVID-19 mandate, which is currently going through federal courts as part of a likely trip to to the Supreme Court of the United States. The data comes from the October reading of […]

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Ola will invest up to Rs 786cr in Ola Financial Services, Auto News, ET Auto

[ad_1] Ola Financial has sold over 675 million policies sold and is a key part of Ola’s mobility platform. New Delhi: Ola is investing up to Rs 786.1 crore in Ola Financial Services (OFS), which will now become a 100% subsidiary of the carpooling platform, in accordance with regulatory documents. According to documents submitted by […]

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Anchorage Airport Offers New Shipping Option To Make West Coast Grunts Easier

[ad_1] [Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] An Anchorage, Alaska economic development group alongside Anchorage Airport and shipping officials are advocating for what they say is an untapped sea route from Anchorage in the northwestern United States. United who could help unblock the pitfalls on the west coast. The initiative […]

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Anchorage Airport Offers New Cross-Alaska Shipping Option To Help Unblock West Coast Bottlenecks

[ad_1] Two Atlas Air cargo planes are among several cargo planes parked at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport on November 17, 2021. (Marc Lester / ADN) An Anchorage economic development group, alongside Anchorage Airport and shipping officials, advocate for what they say is an untapped sea route from Anchorage in the northwestern United States who […]

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Port of Rotterdam Perspective: Managing Supply Chain Disruptions

[ad_1] Card not available Date hourDate (s) – 11/11/202110:00 am – 11:00 am Categories For more information, please contact:RTG communicationPhone. : + 852 6713 0485E-mail: [email protected] Online briefing on the latest figures and throughput statistics with Emile Hoogsteden, Vice President Commercial and Hans Nagtegaal, Director of Rotterdam Container Port, talking about current and future challenges […]

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Back to 1930: trio arrested for burglary, truck driver spills beans in San Miguel

[ad_1] This look back at the history of Paso Robles comes from the local newspapers in the collection of the Paso Robles Area Historical Society. News in this column is curated with the help of Company Vice President Nancy Tweedie and Research Director Jan Cannon. Photograph of old newspapers by Gigi Greene. Excerpts from Thursday, […]

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Actility and Helium Network Announce Roaming Integration to Expand IoT Coverage and Drive Large-Scale Business Adoption Globally

[ad_1] Activity, the leader in IoT connectivity solutions and LPWA technology, and Helium launched a roaming integration partnership, unlocking affordable and ubiquitous coverage for millions of IoT devices. This roaming integration is made possible by the Helium blockchain, which allows LoRaWAN compatible devices already supported by Actility to use the coverage provided by the Helium […]

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TC Energy and Nikola in large-scale hydrogen join forces | Rigzone

[ad_1] TC Energy Corporation (TSX, NYSE: TRP) and Nikola Corporation (Nasdaq: NKLA) announced that they have agreed to collaborate to co-develop, build, operate and own large-scale hydrogen production facilities in the United States. United and Canada. In a joint statement, the companies said they were actively collaborating to identify and develop projects to establish the […]

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Covenant Logistics changes name as it expands into warehousing and logistics services

[ad_1] One of the country’s largest trucking companies has completed a multi-year rebranding program to expand its logistics appeal to include its growing warehousing, transportation management and other shipping services. Chattanooga-based Covenant Logistics Group, Inc., formerly Covenant Transport, on Wednesday announced changes to several of its marketing parts, equipment and other items. Joey Hogan, chairman […]

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Port of California 24-hour operation no longer used

[ad_1] A pilot program offering 24-hour container operations at the Port of Long Beach has attracted no truckers for more than two weeks since the start of extended hours, highlighting the challenges facing Southern California seaports as dozens of ships are retreating off the coast. Total Terminals International LLC, among the largest terminals in Long […]

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Well Services in the United States: Provides Update on Business Outlook and Strategic Transformation and Announces Reverse Equity Split (Form 8-K)

[ad_1] US Well Services Provides Update on Business Outlook and Strategic Transformation and Announces Reverse Equity Division • US Well Services becomes the leading supplier of pure, publicly traded electrical completion • Extension of the existing own fleet® contract and award of a tender for the first of the four new Nyx Clean fleets® • […]

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How Fuel and Driver Shortages Affect Ecommerce Delivery Services Today – and the Outlook for Peaks in Business – Operations and Logistics

[ad_1] Cars queued up to buy fuel at a BP petrol station in Berkshire this week as UK drivers panic to buy fuel. Image: Amani A / Shutterstock.com The fuel and driver shortages that made headlines this week are not affecting door-to-door delivery services at this time, according to delivery companies and retailers. But with […]

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TrustCo is Pleased to Report Second Quarter 2021

[ad_1] GLENVILLE, N.Y., July 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TrustCo Bank Corp NY (TrustCo, NASDAQ: TRST) today announced second quarter 2021 net income of $14.4 million or $0.748 diluted earnings per share, compared to net income of $11.3 million or $0.584 diluted earnings per share for the second quarter 2020; and net income of $28.5 […]

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Heartbreaking moment abandoned migrant boy approaches U.S. Border Patrol officer for help

[ad_1] The heartbreaking moment a crying migrant child approached a U.S. Border Patrol officer near the Mexico-United States border in Texas and asked for help has been captured on video.  The boy can be seen walking towards the Border Patrol agent and asking for assistance because he had been dumped near the Rio Grande. ‘It’s that I was […]

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International shipping workers warn of collapse of global transportation systems

[ad_1] A coalition of unions representing shipping workers around the world has warned of an imminent “collapse of global transportation systems” due to the lingering impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. In an open letter on Wednesday, labor groups warned that fragmented and inconsistent pandemic restrictions around the world have plunged global shipping into chaos. The […]

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Vaccine mandate, port backlog collides with peak shipping

[ad_1] A potential COVID vaccine mandate, a near-daily record number of container ships calling off US ports and soaring spot market rates that do not attract inbound drivers to those same ports are not ringing the bell like ingredients for a very merry Christmas, but these are the realities before the season. It’s been a […]

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FleetForce Truck Driving School Expands Services to Sarasota-Manatee and Collaborates with State College of Florida

[ad_1] Business MONDAY 27 SEP 2021 | DAILY SRQ MONDAY BUSINESS EDITION FleetForce Truck Driving School, one of Florida’s leading exclusive entry-level commercial driver training programs, has announced its expansion to Sarasota-Manatee starting October 4. In conjunction with the State College of Florida (SCF), the expansion will make it FleetForce’s second truck driving school sites […]

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Modular Plant Solutions Presents Small Scale Modularization Design Solutions for Oil, Petrochemical and Process Plants Around the World

[ad_1] HOUSTON – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Modular plant solutions (MPS), a global engineering company specializing in process modularization and project implementation, in Friendswood, Texas, outside of Houston, has introduced a unique approach to the design of small factories. scale for the petroleum, petrochemical and process industries. Using this design approach, the company developed a small-scale modular […]

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United Family Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week | KLBK | KAMC

[ad_1] LUBBOCK, Texas (press release) – The following is a press release from The United Family: Each year The United Family celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week by going the extra mile for the drivers who are the backbone of the business as well as the regional supply chain. Under normal circumstances, these team members […]

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Knight-Swift Transportation Creates Iron Truck Services, Bringing Nationwide Affordable Solutions to Full Load Carriers of All Sizes

[ad_1] PHOENIX–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings (NYSE: KNX) today announced the launch of Iron Truck Services, an organization that brings together essential carrier services and includes insurance, equipment maintenance, purchasing fuel, as well as the sale and rental of trucks. Iron Trucks Services provides affordable solutions for full load carriers by leveraging the scale […]

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Government push for credit guarantee schemes hinges on credit borrowing and banks’ willingness to lend – The New Indian Express

Express press service NEW DELHI: An additional Rs. 1.5 lakh crore to the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS), bringing the total outlay to Rs. 4.5 lakh crore, has been a major relief for affected industries by Covid who are struggling to get back to normal as demand in both domestic and export markets have […]

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What does the NCAA’s abandonment of the concept of TPA mean for its NIL legislation?

[ad_1] Photo by Patrick Smith / Getty Images Getty Images The NCAA has informed its remaining finalists for the third-party administrator, who was supposed to help administer the name, image and likeness activities, that the organization no longer plans to fill the role. Former NCAA executive vice president Oliver Luck, whose company The NIL Education […]

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Unvaccinated Michigan workers are still required to wear masks – here’s how employers should enforce it

[ad_1] Workers can return to their offices, cleaning requirements have been eased, and vaccinated employees no longer have to mask themselves or socially distance themselves, according to Michigan’s latest COVID-19 workplace safety rules. Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced two weeks ago that all workers could return to the office on Monday, May 24, but details were […]

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TravelCenters of America Expands Truck Services Team to Meet Growing Demand

[ad_1] WESTLAKE, Ohio – TravelCenters of America Inc. (TA) is expanding its team of expert technicians at nearly 250 TA Truck service centers across the country. Interested candidates are invited to apply in open face-to-face interviews which will run until April 28. The need for more team members is due in part to the expansion […]

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FleetPride Acquires Commercial Truck Services of Little Rock and Conway, Arkansas

[ad_1] IRVING, Texas, November 12, 2019 / PRNewswire / – FleetPride, Inc. today announced that it has acquired the assets of Commercial Truck Services (CTS) from Small stone and Conway, Arkansas. CTS was founded by Joël and Lana Foster of Cleanroom, Arkansas, and Darryl and Jaci Birdsong of Conway. Joel and Darryl will remain on […]

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Cardinal expands its weighbridge factory

[ad_1] Cardinal Scale Manufacturing Co.’s plant expansion is proceeding as planned, a company official said. Jonathan Sabo, vice president of marketing, said the 60,000 square foot addition is expected to be completed on June 1. The expansion is primarily focused on the production of the company’s weighbridges, Sabo said. The company mainly makes weighbridges for […]