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ATA trucking tonnage results from February show encouraging spike

By Dan Boaz | Mar 24, 2016

Great results released by the American Trucking Association’s (ATA) show that the seasonally-adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index managed to reach an all-time high in last month (February 2016) seeing a spike of 7.2% following a 0.3% reduction in January.

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Oregon to raise speed limits on many highways March 1st

By Dan Boaz | Feb 26, 2016

Great news for Expedited Freight services in Oregon as it has been confirmed that many highways will be increasing their speed limits next week. According to the Statesman Journal website the Oregon Department of Transportation are already fully engaged in updating signage on the impacted routes. The revision will be seen across most of the Eastern half of Oregon. 

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Expedited Freight applauds award winning work by WisDOT

By Dan Boaz | Feb 19, 2016

Every state in the union plays a part in the successful transportation of expedited freight via their respective highways, state routes and secondary surface roads. Each state's DOT are responsible for the upkeep, maintenance and safety of their transport networks so it is especially nice to see recognition given to a state for their roads.

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Amazon considers Ohio for new expedited services hub & fulfillment center

By Dan Boaz | Nov 24, 2015

With the online market constantly growing its becoming more apparent than ever before that Amazon.com is now not just an online retailer, but a giant in the expedited freight and logistics field which has fueled their growth. Amazon currently operates over forty regional distribution centers across the United States and news this week suggests that they may soon be planning a giant new fulfillment center in Ohio.

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Top 10 truck freight congestion locations in 2015

By Dan Boaz | Nov 20, 2015

In the Expedited Freight market, our number one priority is the on time delivery of your urgent freight. With that in mind knowing where to expect the heaviest traffic congestion helps our expeditors provide realistic transit times for each shipment which requires expedited freight services. Therefore the release of the latest list of the most congested highway locations nationwide makes for an interesting and relevant read.

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Pat Thomas of UPS elected new ATA chairman

By Dan Boaz | Nov 18, 2015

The American Trucking Association has announced that the newly elected chairman of the organization will be Pat Thomas. Mr. Thomas is the senior vice president of state government affairs with UPS, a position he will retain as he becomes the 71st chairman of the ATA. Thomas is the son of Craig Thomas, the former U.S. Senator who represented Wyoming for twelve years until he passed away in 2007.

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