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Trucking Industry News Update 7/10/17

Heavy Duty Class 8 Trucks See Big Sales Spike In June  Class 8 trucks, which fall into the “heavy duty” category, took an upward sales swing in June, reports American Trucker. With an adjusted total of 20,200 units, sales orders … Continued

Trucking Industry News Update 6/26/17

Bill Introduced to Repeal ‘Excessive’ Federal Excise Tax on Trucks New legislation is poised to repeal the 12% federal excise tax on trucks that was originally introduced in 1917 to help offset the costs of World War I. A U.S. … Continued

Trucking Industry News Update 6/13/17

ELD Mandate Comes Color-Coated State by State What states are on board with the ELD mandate? As you know electric logging devices are to be law in most commercial vehicles by December 18, 2017. Overdrive Magazine presents a map with … Continued

Trucking Industry News Update 5/22/17

Stuck in Traffic Costly for the Trucking Industry Time is money, especially for the trucking industry. In 2015, congestion on our national highway system cost the trucking industry $63.4 billion, according to just-released findings by the American Transportation Research Institute. … Continued

Tips for New Truck Drivers

If you’re thinking of becoming a truck driver, now is a great time. According to the American Trucking Association, the for-hire trucking industry is facing a shortage of roughly 48,000 truck drivers to haul up to 70% of our nation’s … Continued

Trucking Industry News Update 1/12/17

Here are the biggest headlines in the trucking news this week. Foxx Releases Beyond Traffic 2045 U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx released the final Beyond Traffic 2045 report highlighting the country’s transportation challenges over the next three decades. Read more … Continued

Trucking Industry News Update 1/6/17

Diesel Prices Continue to Climb The average retail diesel price increased 4.6 cents to $2.586 per gallon, the highest price since August 17, 2015, according to the Department of Energy. Read more from American Trucker and Transport Topics. Amazon Files … Continued

The Road Less Traveled

Tips for Truck Drivers on Unfamiliar Roads Getting to explore new cities and towns as you drive across the country is one of the perks of being a long haul truck driver. But even trucking pros can get lost and … Continued

Apex Talks Freight Factoring with iTruck Radio

Have you ever wondered why factoring is so prevalent in the trucking industry? Have you considered what makes an ideal freight factoring customer? Are you curious what government regulations could change the way truckers do business? Apex Capital’s Sales and … Continued