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by Walter Myers

Parking Shortage

WASHINGTON - Concerns over the ongoing plight to park trucks safely is prompting a group of national and regional stakeholders to plan ways to improve parking availability, given a new Department of Transportation survey that found dire shortages in metropolitan areas. Deputy Transportation Secretary Victor Mendez said a National Coalition.

by Walter Myers

volunteering time and equipment to relief run

Cargo, Perrysburg, OH and Ron Adams, and Independent owner-operator working for Craig, volunteered time and equipment to relief efforts in Palo, Iowa following the floods that ravaged the Mid-West in late June. Adams volunteered his time and tractor for a relief run, while Craig provided the trailer.

by Walter Myers

Transportation Activity 'Mostly Positive'

The overall economy continued to expand across most sectors and regions of the country from July to mid-August, and reports on transportation activity were mixed but mostly positive overall, the Federal Reserve said. Trucking activity was stable in the Richmond district.

by Walter Myers

updates transportation
statistics

The U.S. Department of Transportation`s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) on July 17 updated National Transportation Statistics (NTS) - a web-only reference guide to national-level transportation data. NTS, updated quarterly, includes a wide range of national transportation information. NTS consists of more than 260 tables of national data on the transportation system.

by Walter Myers

Don't Push for
Profitability ― Pull!

Operational costs consume much of the revenue a carrier can earn and is therefore suspect in being the biggest drain on profits for most carriers. The majority of operational costs are incurred the moment the driver is dispatched to the custom