Business
Business, TCA

Trucking Company Owner Charged With Paying Off Texas Trooper for Inspection Stickers

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A second man has been charged in connection with an alleged bribery scheme involving state troopers and a Dallas trucking company, according to federal court documents.

Kevin Krause | The Dallas Morning News
November 28, 2017
Business, TCA

Former Pilot Flying J Trainee Told to 'Get Your Mind Comfortable' With Fraud

Danny Johnston/AP

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Jason Holland was new to the art of defrauding trucking companies when he attended a training session on it inside the Knoxville headquarters of the nation’s largest diesel fuel retailer, and he was uneasy, recordings showed.

Jamie Satterfield | Knoxville (Tenn.) News-Sentinel
November 28, 2017
Business

FleetPride Adds Location In Colorado

Heavy-duty aftermarket distributor FleetPride Inc. added a location in Montrose, Colo., and the location’s grand opening in November attracted 80 customers from the local market and more than a dozen FleetPride vendors.

Transport Topics
November 27, 2017
Business, Logistics

MNX Expands in Life Sciences With Logical Freight Buy

MNX Global Logistics has acquired Melbourne, Australia-based Logical Freight Solutions to expand its reach in the Asia-Pacific region

Transport Topics
November 27, 2017
Government, Business

Capitol Agenda for the Week of Nov. 27: Congress’ End-of-the-Year Tasks

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (left), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (left) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are among congressional Republican leaders who are urging the passage of tax reform legislation before the end of the year. (PBS News Hour via YouTube)

With December fast approaching, congressional leaders are rushing to finalize an ambitious to-do list that includes tax reform, funding for the federal government, immigration policy and disaster relief for regions struck by hurricanes. Here's the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
November 27, 2017
Business, Logistics

VersaCold Opens Phase 1 of New Distribution Center

VersaCold Logistics Services opened Phase 1 of its distribution center in Milton, Ontario, which is its largest capital investment ever.

Transport Topics
November 27, 2017
Business, Logistics

Becker Logistics Buys Savage Logistics

Third-party logistics firm Becker Logistics purchased Savage Logistics, the freight brokerage division of Savage Cos., with the goal of expanding Becker’s geographic reach, building its core product services, and growing annual revenue.

Transport Topics
November 27, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Nikola Begins Work on Hydrogen Fueling Stations

The Nikola One The fueling network concides with the debut of Nikola's Class 8 tractor. (Nikola Motor Co.)

Nikola Motor Co. has chosen Nel ASA as the sole equipment supplier to help create a network of hydrogen fueling stations.

Transport Topics
November 27, 2017
Business

Florida Closes Key Power Driving & Traffic School

Florida in November closed the third-party commercial drivers license testing company Key Power Driving & Traffic School, reporting that its “practices posed an immediate serious danger to the public health, safety and welfare.”

Transport Topics
November 27, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Clean Energy to Fuel Ryder Fleet at Toyota Plant

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

Ryder System Inc. awarded a four-year fueling contract to Clean Energy Fuels Corp. to supply Ryder’s fleet of liquefied natural gas heavy-duty trucks serving Toyota Motor Manufacturing’s plant in Georgetown, Ky., Toyota’s largest production facility in North America.

Transport Topics
November 27, 2017

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