Heartland Express, Inc. has received two service awards from FedEx Express for fiscal year 2020 (June 1, 2019 through May 31, 2020). Heartland Express has been awarded both the FedEx Express “Platinum Award for 99.96% On-Time Service” and “Core Carrier of the Year” award. Heartland Express says it has received the “Carrier of the Year”
Mitchell 1 announced it has awarded the 2019 TMCSuperTech grand champion, Kelby Bentley of FedEx Freight, with a full-year subscription to Mitchell 1’s TruckSeries repair information software.
FedEx makes the largest commercial electric vehicle purchase in the U.S., continues the zero-emissions trend
In a groundbreaking decision, FedEx Corp. is expanding its fleet to include 1,000 new electric vehicles. The Chanje V8100 medium-duty electric panel vans will be operated by FedEx Express in commercial and residential pick-up and delivery services in California. FedEx is purchasing 100 of the vehicles from Chanje Energy and leasing 900 from Ryder System.
FedEx Corp. has announced that its fleet will add 1,000 Chanje V8100 electric delivery vehicles. The company will purchase 100 of the vehicles from Chanje Energy Inc., and lease 900 from Ryder System, Inc. The electric vehicles will be operated by FedEx Express for commercial and residential pick-up and delivery services in the United States. “FedEx
American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council has announced that Phillip Pinter, a technician with FedEx Freight from Ida, Michigan, was named the 2018 National Technician Skills Competition – TMC SuperTech – Grand Champion. Pinter bested 95 other finalists in the TMCSuperTech heavy-duty division to claim the title of Grand Champion. In addition, Ferris
Volvo Trucks North America recently teamed up with FedEx and the North Carolina Turnpike Authority to use advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) technology to conduct on-highway truck platooning as part of an ongoing research collaboration. The trucks used Volvo’s Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control (CACC) on N.C. 540, the Triangle Expressway. “Volvo Trucks has long supported platooning
In just a few short years, trucks powered by alternative fuels have gone from a rare sight on the road to a growing trend that has seen serious investment by big fleets. Today’s biggest alternative fuel contender is natural gas. While many OEs offer liquid natural gas (LNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG), CNG has