Daily Dash briefly describes what’s happening in the freight ecosystem. Today’s edition focuses on reports on preliminary US trailer orders, Highway Trust funding options, and more.
1. Pre-orders for new trailers in March surpassed dramatically Deceleration affected by COVID a year ago. But it’s bittersweet for manufacturers who love new businesses but are prevented from processing orders due to lack of supply chains. Adler’s report
2. The truck industry has been given a large berth by tax policy experts He was called to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify about funding options to prevent the Highway Trust from going bankrupt. John Gallagher in Washington
3.3. Maven Machines, a fleet management and telematics company, Became a certified integrated partner with McLeod Software, a transportation management and trucking software. This integration will allow McLeod customers to leverage Maven’s driver workflow solutions. Grace Sharkey with a story
4. Retail sales, including food services, increased 9.8% quarter-on-quarter in March., According to data from the Census Bureau on Thursday. The surge in sales highlights the impact of widespread vaccination and payment of federal stimulus to consumers. Todd Maiden has more
5. A truck driver carrying Coyote Logistics luggage You can now access safe and secure reserved parking through the CoyoteGo Digital Cargo Platform. Space is available through integration with TruckPark. Brian straight and details
5 more to check out
https://www.freightwaves.com/news/the-daily-dash-march-trailer-orders-stabilize Daily Dash: March Trailer Orders Stable