Transport Topics Online  
The Newspaper of Trucking and Freight Transportation
Welcome  Guest  Log In         
TOP PRINT EDITION STORIES
DOT Supports Automation
The U.S. Department of Transportation last week issued guidelines for testing and deployment of highly automated vehicles. Top administration officials said they want to promote development of self-driving technology to reduce crashes on the nation’s roadways.

Vos Repeats as Champion, Leads FedEx at SuperTech 
RALEIGH, N.C. — FedEx Freight technician Eric Vos earned the title of Grand Champion of TMC SuperTech for the second consecutive year in the competition, which was swept by FedEx Freight.

August Truck Tonnage Rises 5.9%; ATA Cites US Freight Volatility 
U.S. truck tonnage jumped 5.9% in August, an increase attributed to volatility rather than clear economic growth and the largest year-over-year gain for the American Trucking Associations index since May.





CARTOONS
LATEST UPDATES

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News
Future Transportation System Must Accommodate Freight Increase, Foxx Says
In the coming decades, consumer demand for goods and services will lead to a sharp increase of trucks on the country's roadways, prompting a need for greater capacity, the nation's top transportation official told an audience in downtown Washington, D.C., on Sept. 28.

Flexport Raises $65 Million in Venture Capital to Expand Operations
San Francisco startup Flexport Inc. raised $65 million in venture capital to expand U.S. and global operations, the company announced Sept. 26.

DHL Acquires UK Mail for $315.5 Million
Deutsche Post DHL Group has agreed to acquire UK Mail Group on Sept. 28 for 242.7 million pounds ($315.5 million), enhancing the company’s presence in the e-commerce market in Great Britain.


FUEL PRICES - WEEK OF SEPT. 26
$2.382
$2.224
0.7¢
0.1¢


 
GOVERNMENT NEWS



 
LATEST JOBS
Newsletters

TTExpress
This free daily newsletter delivers the latest headlines.

TT Executive Suite
This subscriber-only newsletter program tailors your news.

EMU
iTech