Saturday, February 17, 2018
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FTR's Trucking Conditions Index falls from October spike to more sustainable level

FTR's Trucking Conditions Index falls from October spike to more sustainable level

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for November fell back from the spike measured in October to a more sustainable level with a 5.8 reading, the company reported Monday.

Fleet Advantage secures $1B in total lease originations

Fleet Advantage secures $1B in total lease originations

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Fleet Advantage, a provider of truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing and lifecycle cost management, said Wednesday it had reached what the company called “a significant company milestone” in securing $1 billion in total lease originations, with more than $200 million in originations in 2017 alone.

FTR: Preliminary net trailer orders at all-time high for December

FTR: Preliminary net trailer orders at all-time high for December

BLOOMINGTON. Ind. — FTR has reported preliminary December U.S. net trailer orders at all-time high of 47,000 units, 10 percent above November and plus 38 percent year-over-year. December orders, when finalized, are expected to exceed the previous high of 45,800 reached in October 2014.

Daseke names CFO Scott Wheeler as its new president

Daseke names CFO Scott Wheeler as its new president

ADDISON, Texas — Daseke, a consolidator and largest flatbed and specialized transportation company in North America, has appointed its Chief Financial Officer Scott Wheeler as the company’s new president.

TAG Truck Centers, Lonestar Truck Group merge into TNTX company

TAG Truck Centers, Lonestar Truck Group merge into TNTX company

PORTLAND, Ore. — TAG Truck Centers and the Lonestar Truck Group have merged into a new company called TNTX, thus forming one of the largest Freightliner and Western Star dealer families in the country.

TMAF launches first Web profile on 'Meet the Truckers'

TMAF launches first Web profile on 'Meet the Truckers'

ARLINGTON, Va. — Trucking Moves America Forward has officially launched its first set of Web profiles on “Meet the Truckers.”

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