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11/25/2010 – Happy Thanksgiving!

There will be no news posted to Truckinginfo.com for Thursday, Nov. 25 or Friday, Nov. 26 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

In the meantime, check out our new blogs: All That’s Trucking; On the Road; and Trailer Talk.
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11/24/2010 – Commercial Trailer Orders Highest Since February 2008

New orders of dry van commercial trailers more than doubled in October from the prior year, leading total net orders of commercial trailers to a 33-month high, according to ACT Research….
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11/18/2010 – Class 8 Orders Rise to Highest Level of Year

October net orders of heavy-duty Class 8 commercial vehicles for North American markets were 18,914 units, up 24 percent month-over-month from September, according to ACT Research Co. That’s the second highest monthly total since April of 2008 and the highest this year….
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11/16/2010 – PeopleNet Becomes a Trucker Buddy Sponsor

PeopleNet has become one of Trucker Buddy’s newest donors for 2010….
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11/16/2010 – October Spot Freight Index Up Year Over Year; Slow Growth From September

In October, TransCore’s market research shows a 69 percent increase in spot market freight availability, compared to October 2009. For the third consecutive month, spot freight achieved the highest level for the month of October since 2005,…
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11/15/2010 – Driver Shortage Matter of When, Not If

The economy and freight may be sluggish right now, but by 2012, the industry will be looking at shortage of 400,000 drivers, according to Eric Starks, president of FTR Associates….
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11/10/2010 – Qualcomm Newest Trucker Buddy Sponsor

Qualcomm has decided to support Trucker Buddy for 2010 through financial donations and technology programs….
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11/4/2010 – FTR: Class 8 Net Orders Rose in October

October Class 8 net orders were up 22 percent over September, according to preliminary figures from FTR Associates….
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11/4/2010 – DOT Data Predicts 61 Percent Freight Increase by 2040

Freight tonnage on all transportation modes is predicted to increase by 61 percent in the next 30 years, according to the Federal Highway Administration’s new Freight Analysis Framework….
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11/3/2010 – TCA Names Shawn Hubbard 2010 Highway Angel for Saving Man in Burning Car

Shawn Hubbard, a professional driver who saved the life of a young man trapped inside a burning car, was named 2010 Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association….
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11/2/2010 – Fleet Sentiment Report: Planned Orders Down, Larger Fleets Replacing Aging Power

Many larger fleets seem to have made up their minds about which 2010 emissions technology they’re going to use, and are placing orders to replace equipment that’s been aging while the recession and the emissions technology debate delayed buying….
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10/28/2010 – Trailer Net Orders Come in Strong in a Seasonally Weak Month

Commercial trailer net orders in September more than doubled their very weak September 2009 volume….
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10/27/2010 – Used Class 8 Prices Continue to Rise Amid Tight Supply

The average retail sales price of Class 8 used vehicles sold in September increased 3 percent month-over-month to $42,100 according to ACT Research Co….
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10/27/2010 – ATA Tonnage Index Up 1.7% in September

American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.7 percent in September after falling a revised 2.8 percent in August….
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10/26/2010 – Survey Shows Increased Demand for Class 8 Trucks in 2011

The Annual Fleet Study just completed by CK Commercial Vehicle Research shows a 47 percent increase in the number of fleets who plan new Class 8 and medium duty power unit purchases in 2011 versus those that planned orders for 2010….
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10/26/2010 – Highest September Spot Market Truck Freight since 2005


TransCore’s North American Freight Index registered a 65 percent increase in spot market freight availability in September 2010, compared to the previous year….
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