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9/1/2014 3:15:00 AM 
Trucking and logistics companies willing to invest time and resources in social media can gain an edge on rivals who are slow to develop the online tools, which can help carriers connect with customers and elevate a fleet’s profile, carrier and technology executives said.

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Berkshire Partners
8/28/2014 3:00:00 PM
Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. has completed the acquisition of logistics company Active Aero Group from Aero’s parent company, Platinum Equity, for about $115 million.

Truck Registrations Grow
9/1/2014 4:00:00 AM 
Registrations of new Class 8 trucks climbed 16.7% in the first half of 2014 from a year earlier as strong freight demand and tight capacity spurred large fleets to boost equipment purchases, IHS Automotive reported.

Pace of Driver-Pay Increases Quickens in Reaction to Tight Capacity, Demand
9/1/2014 3:00:00 AM 
The long, slow trajectory of pay raises for truckload drivers picked up in recent weeks, including a 13% increase at U.S. Xpress Enterprises that appears to be the industry’s largest since the 1990s.

Diesel, Gasoline Averages Continue to Fall
9/1/2014 2:45:00 AM 
The retail diesel price in the United States fell 1.4 cents to $3.821 a gallon, the lowest level during the final week of August in three years, the Department of Energy reported.

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Appeals Court Rules Some FedEx Ground Workers Are Employees
8/28/2014 10:30:00 AM
In the latest decision on worker status, a federal appeals court in California ruled that 2,300 workers at FedEx Corp.’s Ground unit were employees and not contractors to the package delivery company.

LiveOnWeb: Transport Topics Top 100 Private Carriers
8/27/2014 11:01:00 AM
Watch a replay of today's live streaming broadcast analyzing the companies and trends featured in the 2014 Transport Topics Top 100 Private Carriers issue.

The Top 100 List: 2014 Private Carriers Rankings
8/27/2014 11:00:00 AM
Here is the 2014 Transport Topics Top 100 list of private carriers. Companies are ranked by tractors. Data are provided directly by companies or by the U.S. Department of Transportation.


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