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WVTA Buyers Guide

Navistar Inc. said it will not attend the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show, making it the third major truck manufacturer to pull out of the event.

Diesel's national average price declined for the seventh consecutive week, slipping 1.8 cents to $2.814 per gallon, the Department of Energy reported July 13. That makes diesel $1.08 cheaper than a year ago, DOE said after its weekly survey of filling stations. But gasoline climbed 4.1 cents to $2.834.

The nation's largest for-hire carriers are becoming more selective about the freight they haul, taking steps to minimize delays and focusing on better utilization of equipment and personnel as strong demand and a shortage of drivers continue to strain capacity.

Here is the 2015 Transport Topics Top 100 list of for-hire carriers. Companies are ranked by 2014 revenue unless otherwise footnoted.

Stephen Wilson has been selected as president and CEO of Priority Logistics, replacing Tim Nolen, who has been named chairman of the board of directors.

WVTA Members Receive a 2.7% discount
West Virginia Trucking Association members recieve a 2.7% discount

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February 22, 2019

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