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The Last Ride of the Road Gang

At the recent Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, radio legend Dave Nemo announced his retirement from full-time hosting duties of The Dave Nemo Show on SiriusXM’s Road Dog Channel 146. After over 50 years of entertaining truck drivers, Dave is slowing down a little so he can travel some more as he celebrates “The Last…

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Reefer Report: Cherries live in the fast lane

The cherry season in California, a crucial period for the agricultural industry, has already begun its peak which will stretch into mid to late June. This intense period lasts for a mere six weeks, contributing a significant 22% to the national annual volume. The heart of this production is Lodi, CA, in the Stockton freight…

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Dry Van Report: Long-haul carrier profit margins mirror 2019

The Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) short-term outlook for diesel prices around $4 per gallon is holding for the moment and providing truckload carriers with some breathing room. Despite the harsh operating conditions, small carriers are showing remarkable resilience. As spot rates continue to bounce along what appears to be the bottom of the current freight…

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