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June 2014 North American Freight Up $2.9 Billion

Posted on 8/30/2014 by Gwen Brown

U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $103.0 billion in June 2014 as all five major transportation modes – air, vessel, pipeline, rail, and trucks – carried more freight by value in June 2014 than in June 2013, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) (Figure 1, Table 1).

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FMCSA Improves Uniformity of Inspection Violation Data in Systems

Posted on 8/26/2014 by Gwen Brown

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announces the implementation of changes to State and Federal data systems that will allow States to reflect the results of adjudicated citations related to roadside inspection violation data collected in the Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS).

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Minimizer Announces 30th Anniversary Sweepstakes at the Great American Trucking Show

Posted on 8/19/2014 by Gwen Brown

Minimizer is celebrating 30 years with 30,000 ways to say thank you to its customers.

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Freight Shipments Decline Slightly in June

Posted on 8/14/2014 by Gwen Brown

The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, declined 0.9 percent in June from May, falling after four consecutive monthly increases, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS).

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HENDRICKSON Announces September HVSI Suspension Training Dates in Alberta

Posted on 8/12/2014 by Gwen Brown

Hendrickson Vehicle Suspension Institute (HVSI) scheduled its next session of hands-on technical suspension training for the heavy-duty transportation industry.

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Shuster Announces Staff Change at Committee

Posted on 8/12/2014 by Gwen Brown

Long-Time Shuster Aide Stephen Martinko Named Executive Director of Port of Pittsburgh Commission House Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) announced the departure of the Committee’s Deputy Staff Director, Stephen Martinko.

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Circle R Announces Release of its BLU-JET Side Dump Trailer

Posted on 8/7/2014 by Gwen Brown

With over 15 years of Side Dump Trailer Manufacturing experience on its resume, Thurston Manufacturing Company is proud to announce the release of the new BLU-JET side dump trailer.

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PROLAM Introduces New WAXIN100

Posted on 8/6/2014 by Gwen Brown

PROLAM received tons of great feedback on our revolutionary WAXIN treatment for hardwood trailer floors.

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HENDRICKSON INTRODUCES PROGRESSIVE LOAD SPRING FOR HAULMAAX® HEAVY-DUTY VOCATIONAL RUBBER SUSPENSION

Posted on 8/5/2014 by Gwen Brown

Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems announces an additional advancement in its suspension technology with the introduction of the new Progressive Load Spring (PLS) for its industry leading HAULMAAX® vocational rear suspension system.

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Moving from Uncertainty to Long-Term Transportation Investment

Posted on 8/5/2014 by Gwen Brown

Please join U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on a virtual online National Town Hall Meeting as he highlights his vision for our nation’s transportation system.

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