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With Trucker Shortage Looming, Focus Shifts to the Next Generation

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 1:00pm

(1) "Currently," says John Kearney, CEO, Advanced Training Systems LLC , "drivers under 21 are not permitted to take part in interstate commerce."

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  • (1) "Currently," says John Kearney, CEO, Advanced Training Systems LLC , "drivers under 21 are not permitted to take part in interstate commerce."
  • There is a page in FMCSA's website on which approved trucking companies are permitted to advertise job openings under the Under 21 Military Drivers Pilot Program.
  • (4) One rapidly growing such initiative is the Truck Driving Program offered by Patterson High School in Patterson, CA.
  • Black, Thomas, "U.S. Truck Driver Shortage Is On Course to Double in a Decade," Bloomberg, July 24, 2019, bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-07-24/u-s-truck-driver-shortage-is-on-course-to-double-in-a-decade.

Reach Trucks Market to Reach $4.08 Bn, Globally, by 2026 at 5.6% CAGR: Allied Market Research

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 3:00pm

Increase in focus toward robust and compact material handling equipment, versatile benefits associated with reach trucks, and increase in infrastructure projects globally fuel the growth of the global reach trucks market.

Key Points: 
  • Increase in focus toward robust and compact material handling equipment, versatile benefits associated with reach trucks, and increase in infrastructure projects globally fuel the growth of the global reach trucks market.
  • Nevertheless, technical innovation in reach trucks is expected to create lucrative opportunities for the key players in the industry.
  • Based on retail & wholesale, the campaign management segment held the major share in 2018, generating nearly two-fifths of the global reach trucks market.
  • The manufacturers have developed advanced reach trucks for the logistics and warehouse area, which boosts the growth of the segment.

Reach Trucks Market to Reach $4.08 Bn, Globally, by 2026 at 5.6% CAGR: Allied Market Research

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 3:00pm

Increase in focus toward robust and compact material handling equipment, versatile benefits associated with reach trucks, and increase in infrastructure projects globally fuel the growth of the global reach trucks market.

Key Points: 
  • Increase in focus toward robust and compact material handling equipment, versatile benefits associated with reach trucks, and increase in infrastructure projects globally fuel the growth of the global reach trucks market.
  • Nevertheless, technical innovation in reach trucks is expected to create lucrative opportunities for the key players in the industry.
  • Based on retail & wholesale, the campaign management segment held the major share in 2018, generating nearly two-fifths of the global reach trucks market.
  • The manufacturers have developed advanced reach trucks for the logistics and warehouse area, which boosts the growth of the segment.

Global High-Performance Trucks Market is Estimated to Reach $2.4 Billion in 2019 With a CAGR of 3.9% From 2019 to 2026, Says Esticast Research

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 11:30am

Moreover, the growth in temperature-sensitive materials supply is estimated to contribute to market growth, as such materials require refrigerated high-performance trucks for transportation.

Key Points: 
  • Moreover, the growth in temperature-sensitive materials supply is estimated to contribute to market growth, as such materials require refrigerated high-performance trucks for transportation.
  • Furthermore, the growth in the retail industry in the past few years is anticipated to support the high-performance trucks market.
  • According to the data published by the India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), in March 2019, the National Highway projects value $15.99 billion were established.
  • Based on the region, the global high-performance market has been divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa.

DGAP-News: Diesel Buses Become EV Buses - Voltabox Concludes Long-term Retrofit Framework Contract

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 7:01am

- Voltabox supplies high-performance battery systems for diesel buses and trucks; first conversions of Mercedes Citaro buses already started in 2019

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  • - Voltabox supplies high-performance battery systems for diesel buses and trucks; first conversions of Mercedes Citaro buses already started in 2019
    Delbrck, Germany, February 12, 2020 - Voltabox AG [ISIN DE000A2E4LE9] has secured a long-term framework contract with e-troFit GmbH based on a cooperation that was started last year.
  • As such, Voltabox is now the preferred supplier of high-performance battery systems for e-troFit's conversion solutions for diesel buses.
  • This enables the reduction of emissions in city centers on a broader front," explains Jrgen Pampel, CEO of Voltabox AG.
  • In the past fiscal year, e-troFit nominated Voltabox AG as the supplier of the battery unit for conversion kits for buses and trucks.

Heavy-duty Trucks Market in Europe 2019-2023| Evolving Opportunities with AB Volvo and CNH Industrial | Technavio

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 11:30am

The growing demand for HD trucks from truck rental service providers and development of multi-brand truck platooning in Europe is anticipated to boost the growth of the market.

Key Points: 
  • The growing demand for HD trucks from truck rental service providers and development of multi-brand truck platooning in Europe is anticipated to boost the growth of the market.
  • This is attributed to the higher adoption of HD trucks by truck rental services as compared to retail sales.
  • Thus, the growing demand for HD trucks from truck rental service providers is expected to drive market growth during the forecast period.
  • Major Five Heavy-duty Trucks Market Companies in Europe:
    AB Volvo is headquartered in Sweden and operates the business under various segments such as Trucks, Construction Equipment, Buses, Volvo Penta, Group Functions and Other, and Financial Services.

TrüNorth Introduces TrüIRON, Best-in-Class Commercial Asset Protection for the Construction and Agriculture Industries

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 5:21pm

TrNorth Global, the leading global provider of commercial asset protection for all commercial trucks, construction equipment, steam and cargo ships, power generation, and air, is excited to introduce TrIRON, the latest addition to the TrNorth Global family of products and services.

Key Points: 
  • TrNorth Global, the leading global provider of commercial asset protection for all commercial trucks, construction equipment, steam and cargo ships, power generation, and air, is excited to introduce TrIRON, the latest addition to the TrNorth Global family of products and services.
  • With a focus on light to heavy duty equipment used in construction and agriculture, TrIRON offers the most comprehensive coverage available for commercial equipment with the highest limits and lowest cost.
  • To qualify for coverage, vehicles must pass annual FMCSA and ANSI periodic inspections, if applicable, and be seven years old and newer.
  • To learn more about TrIRON and the TrNorth family of commercial warranty products and services, visit us at www.trunorthwarranty.com .

Schneider and Women In Trucking Collaborate With New Driver Ambassador Role

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 8:14pm

In collaboration with Women In Trucking and Schneider driver and trainer Kellylynn McLaughlin, the company is working to raise the number of women in the nations driver pool while supporting todays and tomorrows professional truck drivers.

Key Points: 
  • In collaboration with Women In Trucking and Schneider driver and trainer Kellylynn McLaughlin, the company is working to raise the number of women in the nations driver pool while supporting todays and tomorrows professional truck drivers.
  • Im looking forward to elevating the shared goals of Women In Trucking and Schneider, promoting and highlighting the achievements of women in transportation.
  • To share her experience as the Women In Trucking Driver Ambassador, McLaughlin will be posting her stories on an upcoming Women In Trucking blog.
  • About Women In Trucking Association, Inc.
    Women In Trucking Association, Inc. is a nonprofit association established to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the trucking industry.

Agility Announces an Exclusive North American Distribution Agreement with XStream Trucking

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 2:03pm

"We are pleased to now partner with Agility to offer TruckWings as a factory option for CNG trucks in North America."

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  • "We are pleased to now partner with Agility to offer TruckWings as a factory option for CNG trucks in North America."
  • Agility and XStream Trucking have previously partnered to provide TruckWings systems for over 750 CNG trucks used by major fleet operators.
  • We are very pleased to enter into this distribution agreement and to continue to work with XStream Trucking to deliver clean and efficient transportation solutions for the North American trucking market.
  • Established in 2014, XStream Trucking is a design and engineering company for connected hardware for the long-haul trucking industry.

COOP by Ryder Enters Dallas-Fort Worth Market, Expanding Peer-to-Peer Digital Platform and Commercial Vehicle Sharing

Monday, February 3, 2020 - 11:55am

COOP allows commercial vehicle owners to generate revenue by renting idle trucks and trailers to a network of trusted businesses.

Key Points: 
  • COOP allows commercial vehicle owners to generate revenue by renting idle trucks and trailers to a network of trusted businesses.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200203005074/en/
    COOP allows commercial vehicle owners to generate revenue by renting idle trucks and trailers to a network of trusted businesses.
  • Fleet owners can list their vehicles on the digital platform, set vehicle availability for idle periods, and upon vehicle return receive guaranteed payments from Ryder.
  • COOP by Ryder is a commercial vehicle sharing platform that links fleet owners with idle vehicles to trusted businesses in need of rental vehicles.