A truck driver for Star Air Inc. was stopped by West Virginia State Police and cited for hauling an excess load without a commercial driver’s license, operating an overweight trailer, and driving without a logbook. Citations also were issued because the truck did not have its U.S. Department of Transportation number, company name, or home […]
This is the time of year when Americans reflect on the things for which they are most thankful. Earlier this week, I was reminded of how thankful our country should be to have people with purpose like Morrill and Karen Worcester, founders of Worcester Wreath Company, who began the non-profit group Wreaths Across America in 2007 with the goal of honoring military veterans by placing wreaths at the grave sites of fallen soldiers.
From individuals in the 1920s with single trucks delivering to make a living to companies with 500 large truck fleets, the trucking industry has grown a great deal in the last 100 years. The interconnectedness of the American freeways have led to consumers being able to get goods from hundreds of miles away, and shippers […]
This third quarter for YRC Freight has not been a very pleasant one. The transportation company’s shares have dropped to around $7. Around July last year, the shares were selling for about $35. Furthermore, YRC reported a loss of about $44.4 million for the third quarter, while just last year they had a $3 million gain. […]