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  1. EPB Officials Say Survey Shows Its TV, Internet Is Tops In ChattanoogaRead the original story

    34 min ago | Chattanoogan.com

    EPB officials said a survey it commissioned by Wilkins Research show local consumers favor its TV and Internet services over Comcast and other competitors.

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  2. ABF Logistics named one of top national brokerage firmsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The City Wire

    ABF Logistics, a subsidiary of Fort Smith-based ArcBest, was recently recognized for the first time by Transport Topics on the Top Brokerage Firms of 2015 list. ABF Logistics provides third-party logistics services including truckload brokerage, intermodal and ocean transport, warehousing and household moving.

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  3. Men's Golf Set to Play in American ChampionshipThe UC men's golf team ...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Cincinnati Bearcats

    Tournmament Live Scoring/Results The University of Cincinnati men's golf team competes in the American Athletic Conference Championship beginning Sunday at the Diamond Ranch in Lecanto, Florida. The par-72, 7,025-yard Quarry Course serves as the backdrop to the three-day, 54-hole event that tees off at 8 a.m. ET on Sunday.

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  4. Trucking industry not finding enough drivers - Sat, 25 Apr 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Despite a need for hundreds of thousands of drivers, trucking companies say they are having a tough time attracting applicants. The need for more drivers is expected to become more significant in the near future, with freight revenues expected to rise as much as 70 percent over the next decade and a current shortage of about 35,000 drivers, according to a 2015 report by HireRight, a national employment services firm.

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  5. J.B. Hunt shareholders meet, approve directors and dividendRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The City Wire

    This large mural hangs on the wall in the guest waiting area at the home office of J.B. Hunt Transport Services in Lowell. "Think big, looking forward" was the agenda at J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. annual shareholder meeting Thursday , and has been the focus of this logistics giant since it's earliest origin in 1961.

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  6. Jack Cooper Sees Car Haulers Benefiting From Rail DelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Transport Topics

    Jack Cooper Holdings Corp., the 87-year-old transporter of cars and light trucks, is preparing to haul more vehicles as rail delays cause automakers in the United States to seek alternatives. Trucking companies probably will raise their share of car hauling to 20% to 25% from as much as 15% now, CEO Michael Riggs said in an interview, though he did not give a timeframe.

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  7. Covenant Transportation's (CVTI) CEO David Parker on Q1 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... fourth quarter were: one, significant improvement in the operating profitability at each of our three asset-based trucking subsidiaries; two, a 5.9% increase in average freight revenue per total mile; and a 5.9% increase in average miles per truck ...

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  8. Analysts expect modest growth - at best - at LandstarRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Analysts have mixed views on the remainder of Landstar System Inc.'s year , after the company posted a lackluster first quarter due to an accident that led to a one-time $4.5 million expense for the Jacksonville company. Experts agree that had the settlement not hit the company so hard - costing Landstar 6 cents per share - the logistics firm would have hit its guidance range of 71 cents to 76 cents, rather than landing at 67 cents for the first quarter.

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  9. Trucking industry faces shortage of driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Miami Herald

    Despite a need for hundreds of thousands of drivers over the next decade, trucking companies say they are having a tough time attracting applicants. The need for more drivers is expected to become more significant in the near future, with freight revenues expected to rise as much as 70 percent over the next decade and a current shortage of about 35,000 drivers, according to a 2015 report by HireRight, a national employment services firm.

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  10. Landstar Reports Record Revenue, EarningsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Heavy Duty Trucking

    Landstar System Inc. reported record first quarter diluted earnings per share of 67 cents on record first quarter revenue of $762 million. The figures compare to diluted earnings per share of 61 cents a year earlier and revenue of $688.2 million for the Florida-based asset-light transportation and logistics provider.

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  11. Covenant Transport Turns Finances AroundRead the original story

    Yesterday | Heavy Duty Trucking

    The holding company for trucking companies Covenant Transport and others moved to a profit from a loss in the first quarter of the year. Covenant Transportation Group Inc. reported net income of $10.2 million, or 56 cents per diluted share, compared with net loss of $1.4 million, or a loss of 9 cents per diluted share in the first quarter of 2014.

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  12. Truckers urge government to do thorough review of data before mandating speed limiters on trucksRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    ... federal regulations. The Association also advocates for many initiatives that will increase safe operations in the trucking industry such as a comprehensive entry-level driver training rule and increased supply chain stakeholder accountability. ...

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  13. Railroads top trucking's lobbying effortsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fleet Owner Magazine

    In the last two years, the trucking industry has spent over $3.4 million on lobbying, according to data from a analysis of federal lobbying disclosures. At quick glance, that looks small compared to the $7.4 million that the railroad industry has spent on lobbyists to promote its special interests during the same time period October 2012 through September 2014.

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  14. Main Street Wireless opens new location in Lake CityRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fillmore County Journal

    ... of the wireless service industry - Lee Novotny is an attorney, while Corey and Paul worked in the family trucking industry for many years before the three started the business from the ground up in 2013, in order to bring quality service the local ...

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  15. SmartTruck Systems Names Trudell Trailers First Recipient of "Dealer of the Year" AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    SmartTruck Systems, the award-winning aerodynamic solutions provider for the trucking industry, announced today that Trudell Trailers has been named the first recipient of its inaugural "Dealer of the Year" Award. "We're excited to be able to offer SmartTruck's cutting-edge products to our customers."

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  16. Ahern & Associates CEO Andy Ahern Responds to Recent Reports about...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Forbes, Journal of Commerce, and Trucking Info have all highlighted recent job losses in the trucking industry. Andy Ahern takes time to discuss the fundamental problems and potential solutions.

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  17. Landstar System's (LSTR) CEO Jim Gattoni on Q1 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seeking Alpha

    Good afternoon, and welcome to Landstar System Inc.'s First Quarter 2015 Earnings Release Conference Call. All lines will be in a listen-only mode until the formal and question-and-answer session.

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  18. Volvo AB Replaces CEO with Scania Head LundstedtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2013 | Rental Equipment Register

    ... as acting president and CEO in the interim. Lundstedt is considered one of the most respected executives in the trucking industry, according to sources close to the situation. He is a 25-year veteran with Scania and is likely to focus more on the ...

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  19. Justice And Peace Center's Mercy Store Holds Grand Opening This SaturdayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Chattanoogan.com

    Chattanooga's new Justice and Peace Center will open the doors to its fair trade Mercy Store with a grand opening celebration at Mercy Junction is a ministry of the Presbytery of East Tennessee that operates the new Justice and Peace Center at St. Andrews on Union Ave in Chattanooga.

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  20. Infrastructure gets a boost in 2015 Ontario budgetRead the original story

    Yesterday | Truck News

    ... (user fees), which could include things like driver and vehicle fees. It is unclear whether this will affect the trucking industry tremendously. The OTA says the Ontario trucking industry already absorbed a 70% increase in commercial licence plate ...

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