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‘This is just another piece of the puzzle’: Amazon is now rolling out branded tractors in its latest move to become a full-fledged trucking company

Amazon is rolling out a fleet of branded truck tractors. Since 2015, Amazon has used branded trailers. Volvo and Kenworth are manufacturing the trucks. Experts told Business Insider that it was a sign Amazon might start directly employing truck drivers – a move from contracting with independent truck drivers and […]
‘This is just another piece of the puzzle’: Amazon is now rolling out branded tractors in its latest move to become a full-fledged trucking company
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Truckers are becoming more and more pessimistic about the US economy

The majority of truckers say they’re less confident about the direction of the US economy today than they were three months ago, according to a Cowen survey. Trucking has gone through a rough patch in 2019, as trade tensions and an overcapacity of trucks slams the industry. Still, fewer than […]
Truckers are becoming more and more pessimistic about the US economy
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A freight windfall hints that the trucking ‘bloodbath’ may let up

Truckers say their industry has been in a “bloodbath” in 2019. Now, some indicators hint that trucking is on the up-and-up. Hub Group CEO David Yeager says 2019’s peak season will be a return to normality. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Truckers like Lexington, Kentucky-based owner-operator Chad Boblett […]
A freight windfall hints that the trucking ‘bloodbath’ may let up