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What trucking companies want in tomorrow’s executives — and why it’s hard to find

January 12, 2023

Via: Transport Dive

A flurry of executive-level personnel changes in the trucking industry in recent months exceeded recruiter Jon Fricke’s expectations, particularly amid declining demand. The moves have come across different industry segments. C.H. Robinson replaced CEO Bob Biesterfeld on New Year’s Eve. […]


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Trucking Companies Urged to Stay the Course if Recession Occurs

October 25, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

With some economists predicting around a 50-50 chance of the U.S. economy sliding into a recession in the first half of 2023, a panel of experts at American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition urged trucking companies to prepare now […]


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Shippers’ revenge is coming for truckload carriers 

August 31, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

The freight market is a pendulum – and when it swings, it may be the buyers or sellers of capacity that now have the power in rate negotiations. Ever since the summer of 2020, trucking companies have largely held all […]


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Biometric Privacy Law in Illinois Posing Legal Challenge for Truckers

January 27, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Legal experts are warning that trucking companies and their technology providers could be unintentionally dragged into state and federal class action civil lawsuits over compliance with the notification requirements of an Illinois biometric privacy law. Potential violations of the state’s […]


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Trucking Companies Reaffirm Commitment to Diversity

August 5, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Trucking companies are taking steps to expand and reaffirm their commitment to a diversified workforce, and to promote trucking as an inclusive industry. XPO Logistics on July 28 announced that LaQuenta Jacobs assumed the newly created role of chief diversity […]


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Cybercrime: Yes, It Can Happen to Your Fleet

December 7, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

Cyberattacks have become one of the top risks facing U.S. businesses, and trucking and logistics companies are no exception. Despite the increasing sophistication of these attacks, it’s still tempting to dismiss the threat — to think it’ll never happen to […]