Trucking


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French startup raising funds to make green hydrogen for trucks

Bloomberg | February 02, 2023 | Energy | Alternative | Trucking

French startup Climate Horizon is seeking to raise more than €100 million ($108 million) for efforts to produce hydrogen from biomass, generate carbon credits and lease trucks powered by the clean fuel.

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FedEx to cut top management jobs as CEO seeks cost savings

Bloomberg | February 02, 2023 | Air Cargo | Freighters | Trucking

FedEx Corp. is cutting global officer and director jobs by more than 10%, the courier’s latest cost-saving step as economic concerns and waning e-commerce weigh on demand for package delivery.

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Polar Leasing incorporates smart technology for precise temperature control

AJOT | February 02, 2023 | Trucking

PLC walk-in cold storage units feature advanced controls to meet stringent industry standards

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TuSimple says it didn’t share tech with China-linked Hydron

Bloomberg | February 02, 2023 | Trucking

TuSimple Holdings Inc., an autonomous trucking startup that’s been the subject of US investigations into its foreign connections, said it hasn’t shared self-driving technology with another startup with Chinese ties.

Diesel settles down…for now

AJOT | February 01, 2023 | Energy | Trucking

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FedEx to cut management jobs by more than 10%, CEO says

Bloomberg | February 01, 2023 | Air Cargo | Freighters | Trucking

FedEx Corp. is cutting global officer and director jobs by more than 10%, the courier’s latest cost-saving measure as economic concerns and waning e-commerce weigh on demand for package delivery.

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Teamsters, California Labor Federation, lawmakers announce new autonomous vehicle legislation to protect workers and California roads

AJOT | February 01, 2023 | Trucking

Today, Teamsters Joint Council 7, Teamsters Joint Council 42, and the California Labor Federation were joined by lawmakers for a rally at the California State Capitol to highlight the introduction of legislation requiring human operators to be present in autonomous vehicles (AVs) weighing over 10,000 pounds.

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CPC Logistics promotes Most to Chief Operating Officer

AJOT | February 01, 2023 | Logistics | Trucking | People | Appointments

CPC’s former vice president of operations and safety has managed every aspect of fleet operations throughout his career.

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FedEx to use Olympic-style rankings to weed out delivery contractors

Bloomberg | January 31, 2023 | Trucking

FedEx Corp. is rolling out a new system for evaluating its delivery contractors that rank them like Olympic medal winners, and those designated as the lowest-ranked “bronze” will be more likely to lose their service areas, according to a company memo.

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Bettaway doubles down on safety, upgrades delivery fleet with 2023 Freightliner Cascadias

AJOT | January 30, 2023 | Trucking

New models hit the road equipped with complete suite of advanced, driver-assist and vehicle safety systems available with Freightliner’s Detroit Assurance ABA 5 safety package.

ATA unveils 2023 Law Enforcement Advisory Board

AJOT | January 30, 2023 | Trucking

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UK ‘hemorrhaging’ lorry drivers as 50,000 shortfall persists

Bloomberg | January 30, 2023 | Trucking

Britain is still suffering a 50,000 shortage of lorry drivers as the industry battles to counteract a “hemorrhaging” of older workers and new recruits.

ARTBA SVP Sant earns prestigious safety credential

AJOT | January 30, 2023 | Trucking

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UPS faces rising labor costs, strike risk in upcoming union fight

Bloomberg | January 30, 2023 | Air Cargo | Freighters | Trucking

United Parcel Service Inc. will pay more for labor after replacing a union contract that expires in July. The main question for Chief Executive Officer Carol Tomé is how much more — and if it’s enough to avoid a strike that would throw package delivery into chaos.

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