Archive for February, 2021

MODE Transportation acquires freight brokerage Avenger Logistics

MODE Transportation, a leading North American private third-party logistics provider based in Dallas, announced that it has acquired Avenger Logistics, a Chattanooga, Tennessee-based freight brokerage. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Investment bankers at Capstone Headwaters brought Avenger to market. “We are excited to have Avenger as a part of the MODE family, […]

Truckers still restricted as nor’easter rolls on

A powerful snowstorm continues to slow down freight flows Tuesday across the Northeast. The storm started Sunday afternoon and has dumped around 12 inches of snowfall in some major cities, like New York. Other areas have seen more than 24 inches — and the snow is still coming down. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared […]

Northeastern US Digging Out From Major Snowstorm

BOSTON — People of the northeastern U.S. shoveled themselves out Feb. 2 after a two-day snowstorm that shut down public transport, canceled flights and closed coronavirus vaccination sites. Some bands of snow were still moving through parts of Maine and Pennsylvania in the morning, but the worst was over, with more than 30 inches in […]

The most dangerous interstates for truckers: No. 4 — I-20

Busy roads with many types of drivers can increase the odds for accidents, especially for truckers in bad weather. Certain interstate highways are particularly dangerous based on accident rates in recent years. This is the second of five articles counting down the most dangerous interstates. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), large […]