Women executives look forward to a future with more female influence

Women executives look forward to a future with more female influence

Women are underrepresented across the board in transportation and logistics, with just over 20 percent of managers in transportation, storage and distribution identifying as female. Women also make up a staggeringly small percentage of truck drivers, coming in at under 8 percent, according to the Women in Trucking Association Index.

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Can't fly away from this problem: Trucks required to undergo spotted lanternfly inspections

Can't fly away from this problem: Trucks required to undergo spotted lanternfly inspections

The spotted lanternfly is an invasive species from Asia that first appeared in Pennsylvania in 2014. Despite efforts to control the insect, known to be a prolific eater and breeder, it continued to spread. The bugs have now been spotted in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut, Delaware and New York.

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New Prime v. Oliveira update: 17% of average truckload carrier's drivers are owner operators

New Prime v. Oliveira update: 17% of average truckload carrier's drivers are owner operators

TCA data housed inside FreightWaves’ SONAR indicates that just over 17% of the average truckload carrier’s utilized drivers identity as owner operators or independent contractors. That number has stayed fairly consistent over the last couple years and represents a significant percentage of drivers,

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Alabama Motor Express celebrates milestone anniversary with random acts of kindness

Alabama Motor Express celebrates milestone anniversary with random acts of kindness

Alabama Motor Express is celebrating 30 years in business by performing 30 acts of kindness that touch both the trucking and logistics industry and the wider Alabama community, including raising driver wages and donating time and supplies to a local homeless shelter.

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