News http://bulktransporter.com/taxonomy/term/25862/more en Geotab drives profitability, efficiency, compliance with J J Keller and TMW Systems http://bulktransporter.com/technology/geotab-drives-profitability-efficiency-compliance-j-j-keller-and-tmw-systems <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Geotab announced the launch of Driver DataSense from J J Keller &amp; Associates, and integrations to TMWSuite and TMW TruckMate from TMW Systems. These in-demand and highly anticipated integrations promise customers streamlined operations, improved safety, and greater compliance to the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) hours of service regulations.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/technology/geotab-drives-profitability-efficiency-compliance-j-j-keller-and-tmw-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/technology/geotab-drives-profitability-efficiency-compliance-j-j-keller-and-tmw-systems#comments Technology News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:18:00 +0000 55351 at http://bulktransporter.com Hoyer’s Smart Logistics among top 3 in “Create Impact” http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/hoyer-s-smart-logistics-among-top-3-create-impact <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Smart Logistics digitization strategy of the transport and logistics service provider Hoyer was honored with the Digital Leader Award as one of the top three corporate strategies in the &ldquo;Create Impact&rdquo; category. Only 7% of companies in the German-speaking region satisfy the requirements to be a Digital Leader. This ranks Hoyer among the trailblazers in the Digital Transformation.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/hoyer-s-smart-logistics-among-top-3-create-impact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/hoyer-s-smart-logistics-among-top-3-create-impact#comments Tank Fleets News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:16:00 +0000 55341 at http://bulktransporter.com ATA forecasts more growth for trucking, freight economy http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ata-forecasts-more-growth-trucking-freight-economy <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The American Trucking Associations released its latest forecast for the next decade of freight transportation, projecting continued growth for freight transportation overall and for the trucking industry.</p> <p>&ldquo;As the US population grows and the economy increases with it, we will see continued gains in demand for freight transportation,&rdquo; said ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ata-forecasts-more-growth-trucking-freight-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ata-forecasts-more-growth-trucking-freight-economy#comments Trends News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:14:00 +0000 55331 at http://bulktransporter.com Growth slows for ISA members in June http://bulktransporter.com/trends/growth-slows-isa-members-june <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The July ISA Economic Indicator Report (EIR) from the Industrial Supply Association showed that manufacturers and distributors experienced slower growth during June.</p> <p>The ISA Manufacturer Index decreased to 63.4 in June from 66.0 in May, while the ISA Distributor Index decreased to 66.3 in June from 69.9 in May.</p> <p>For each index, a reading above 50% indicates expansion, while a reading below 50% indicates contraction.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trends/growth-slows-isa-members-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trends/growth-slows-isa-members-june#comments Trends News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:12:00 +0000 55321 at http://bulktransporter.com North America Class 8 production increases in June http://bulktransporter.com/trends/north-america-class-8-production-increases-june <div class="node-body article-body"><p>North America Class 8 production reached a 19-month high again in June following the stronger orders earlier this year. &ldquo;Annualized, June&rsquo;s per-day production rate equals a full-year production of almost 270,000,&rdquo; said Steve Tam, ACT Research&rsquo;s vice-president.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trends/north-america-class-8-production-increases-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trends/north-america-class-8-production-increases-june#comments Trends News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:09:00 +0000 55311 at http://bulktransporter.com PHMSA clarifies requirements for cargo tank accident damage protection devices http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/phmsa-clarifies-requirements-cargo-tank-accident-damage-protection-devices <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) recently issued a letter of clarification on cargo tank accident damage protection devices. The clarification relates to the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR Parts 171-180) applicable to the manufacture of Department of Transportation (DOT) specification cargo tanks.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/phmsa-clarifies-requirements-cargo-tank-accident-damage-protection-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/phmsa-clarifies-requirements-cargo-tank-accident-damage-protection-devices#comments Regulations News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:08:00 +0000 55301 at http://bulktransporter.com Trucking groups offer opposing views on efforts to delay ELD deadline http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/trucking-groups-offer-opposing-views-efforts-delay-eld-deadline <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The American Trucking Associations recently sent a letter to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration expressing ATA&rsquo;s staunch opposition to any effort that would delay the December implementation deadline for electronic logging devices.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/trucking-groups-offer-opposing-views-efforts-delay-eld-deadline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/trucking-groups-offer-opposing-views-efforts-delay-eld-deadline#comments Regulations News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:06:00 +0000 55291 at http://bulktransporter.com Elsevier updates "Bretherick's Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards" http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/elsevier-updates-brethericks-handbook-reactive-chemical-hazards <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Elsevier has published the eighth edition of Bretherick&#39;s Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards, edited by Peter G Urben. This expanded edition provides the latest updates to help prevent the explosion and loss of containment of chemicals.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/elsevier-updates-brethericks-handbook-reactive-chemical-hazards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/elsevier-updates-brethericks-handbook-reactive-chemical-hazards#comments Cargo Tanks/Trailers News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:03:00 +0000 55281 at http://bulktransporter.com Three-year-old boy gets to unbox the new Volvo VNL http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/three-year-old-boy-gets-unbox-new-volvo-vnl <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Volvo Trucks North America recently set a spectacular record when launching their all-new truck series, the Volvo VNL. By letting 3-year-old Joel Jovine unbox the full-size truck, he not only revealed the US-developed truck, but also helped achieve a formal Guinness World Records title for the Largest object unboxed.</p> <p>See the record film at: <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7S2FByIG2A" title="www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7S2FByIG2A">www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7S2FByIG2A</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/three-year-old-boy-gets-unbox-new-volvo-vnl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/three-year-old-boy-gets-unbox-new-volvo-vnl#comments Trucks News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:01:00 +0000 55271 at http://bulktransporter.com Volvo Trucks opens new Customer Center at the New River Valley Plant http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/volvo-trucks-opens-new-customer-center-new-river-valley-plant <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Volvo Trucks North America recently held the grand opening of its new Volvo Trucks Customer Center at its New River Valley (NRV) facility. Built to showcase Volvo products, innovations, and the brand in a dynamic way to engage visitors, the Customer Center was part of a $38.1 million investment in the Dublin VA facility where all Volvo truck models for North America are assembled.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/volvo-trucks-opens-new-customer-center-new-river-valley-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trucks/volvo-trucks-opens-new-customer-center-new-river-valley-plant#comments Trucks News Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:58:00 +0000 55261 at http://bulktransporter.com