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Feud Over Toll Plan Rages 
The war of words between Rhode Island officials and the state’s trucking association over Gov. Gina Raimondo’s truck-only tolling infrastructure plan just keeps boiling.

Navistar Unveils HX Series, First New Truck Since 2010 
With the debut of its HX series, International Truck has launched a new Class 8 truck for the first time since 2010, intending, it said, to regain its lead in the vocational market’s severe-service segment.

Love's Agrees to Buy Trillium; Deal Seen as Boon to Nat Gas 
Love's Travel Stops has entered into an agreement to purchase Trillium CNG, a nationwide operator and developer of compressed natural gas fueling stations, a move observers say validates the future of alternative fuels.





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Rhode Island Approves Truck Tolling Plan
The Rhode Island Senate approved Gov. Gina Raimondo's RhodeWorks proposal by a 25-12 vote Feb. 11, authorizing toll collection on heavy-duty tractor-trailers to fund bridge repairs in the state. Shortly thereafter, Raimondo signed the bill into law.

Google Wins Patent for Autonomous Package-Delivery System
Internet search firm Google has just received a patent for what it calls an “autonomous delivery platform,” in which a self-driving box truck is used to deliver packages kept in locked compartments and accessed by customers using a smartphone or some other secure electronic device.

Oil Falls to 12-Year Low at $26.14 Per Barrel
Oil tumbled to its lowest level in more than 12 years as crude stockpiles at the delivery point for New York futures expanded to a record.


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60. Acme Truck Line Inc.

Acme Truck Line Inc.

Location: Gretna, La.
Leadership: Mike Coatney (President); Kimberly Foster (CFO)
Revenue: $487,208,000

 

 
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Saia: $11.4 Million Net Income
Echo Global Logistics: $1.7 Million Net Income
Roadrunner Transportation Systems: $12.1 Million Net Income
Hub Group: $22.4 Million Net Income
 
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