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June sees trucking conditions hit peak for 2015 so far

By Dan Boaz | Aug 14, 2015

Encouraging news about the health of the trucking sector emerged this week as the TCI (Trucking Conditions Index) compiled by FTR leaped to a 2015 high point in June. The industry is enjoying a solid year to date and these figures will surely stoke optimism

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Trucking volume projections from ATA forecast 28% growth over eleven years

By Dan Boaz | Jul 29, 2015

A month is a long time in the trucking industry but for those who are in the sector for the long haul (pun intended) the latest report from the American Trucking Association projects that ground freight volumes will increase by more than 28 percent over the next eleven years. While there will always be

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How will bridge collapse on Interstate 10 in California impact expedited freight in the region?

By Dan Boaz | Jul 21, 2015

The recent collapse of a bridge on Interstate 10 in Southern California is a stark reminder of the infrastructure investment desperately needed on our nation's roads and highways, especially bridges as many have reached an age where they are deemed no longer suitable for purpose. The collapse, caused by unseasonal summer flooding into a normally dry wash, fortunately, caused no deaths and just one serious injury but it's the impact on transportation in the region and expedited freight in particular which will be keenly felt.

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Expedited Freight services will benefit from Charleston, WV highway improvements when complete

By Dan Boaz | Jun 12, 2015

Here at expeditedfreight.com we're always pleased to share news about major highway improvements as our urgent trucking services are reliant on avoiding bottlenecks and ensuring your freight arrives on time. With that said some major improvments are nearing completion on Interstate 64 in Charleston WV which will help traffic move more freely through the city which sees I-77 and I-79 also converge.

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Rhode Island trucking toll proposal prompts response from trucking industry

By Dan Boaz | Jun 2, 2015

Another new highway funding story this week that impacts the trucking and expedited freight sector sees an ambitious new revenue scheme in Rhode Island backed by Governor Gina Raimondo that will see all large commercial vehicles pay a hefty toll to pass through the state.

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Bill proposes that Raleigh and Norfolk be connected by new Interstate highway

By Dan Boaz | May 19, 2015

While trucking news continues to be dominated by the still pending transportation funding bill there is good news for expedited trucking and national trucking companies operating in or through North Carolina and Virginia. Last week saw the introduction

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