England Logistics House of Cards Crumbling? Looks to be so

England Logistics has been dragged through the dirt over the past years as an unethical company that being run by Mormons purely for profit and not ethical. It seems that this is starting to become fact not fiction. With word that England Logistics knowingly offers...

Anytime Mailbox expanding service

Anytime Mailbox – which provides customers with electronic notifications and images of their incoming mail directly onto their PCs, smartphones or tablets – has announced that it is expanding its service.

NASCAR team owner buys Optimus Prime stunt truck

Optimus Prime stunt truck Rick Hendrick was the high bidder on the 1979 custom Peterbilt that was the stunt truck for Optimus Prime in the “Transformers” movie. The owner of the Hendrick Motorsports NASCAR team reportedly paid $110,000 for it at the recent...

Matt Flinner Trio’s new album available

Matt Flinner Trio (Image courtesy of Matt Flinner Trio) Modern string band the Matt Flinner Trio released their new album “Traveling Roots” in January. The band includes mandolinist Matt Flinner, guitarist Ross Martin and bassist Eric Thorin. The...

Motorist rescues driver from burning cab

Anthen Barnaby pulled the driver from this burning truck in Australia. We recently posted a story about a group of passing motorists who stopped and formed a human chain to rescue a truck driver from his wrecked cab in Pennsylvania. This heroic rescue may have...

XPO slashes 190 positions after buying Con-way

XPO Logistics, which acquired Con-way in late October, recently announced it has eliminated 160 non-sales positions in order to “migrate to a more efficient LTL organization,” and another 30 positions “address redundancies,” it says,...

Midwest storm update: Truckers waiting out blizzard

Car in the ditch in Boone County, Iowa today. Photo by @MVEOfficerDave Truckers started pulling into the Love’s Travel Stop on I-80 at Exit 179 in North Platte, Nebraska about 6 p.m. Monday (Feb. 1), and now they’re sitting and waiting for the interstate...

Diesel prices drop another 4 cents to $2.031 per gallon, reports EIA

Over this 12-week stretch of declines, diesel prices have dropped a cumulative 46.1 cents. And the current average price per gallon is now at its lowest level since the week of March 16, 2009, when it was at $2.017 per gallon. The previous lowest comparison week prior...

Rhode Island lawmaker calls for outlawing truck contract clause

An effort in the Rhode Island General Assembly that is being considered would put an end to the inclusion of unfair clauses in trucking contracts. The House Corporations Committee heard testimony last week on a bill to prohibit indemnification clauses in trucking...

Four regions reporting average diesel prices below $2

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel had a decrease of 4 cents from last week to $2.031 per gallon for the week ending Monday, Feb. 1. This marks the lowest nationwide weekly average since March 16, 2009, when diesel prices were $2.017.