Revenova News and Upcoming Events
- 2018 Wreaths Across America Honors Fallen Soldiers for 27th YearARLINGTON, Va. — With the help of ATA Share the Road drivers and thousands of volunteers, more than 250,000 wreaths were delivered and laid on headstones the morning of Dec. 15 at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. See photos.
- Werner Driver Quinton Ward Wins Driving for Excellence AwardQuinton Ward of New Orleans, who served five years in the U.S. Army until he was injured and received an Honorable Discharge, is the winner of the 2018 Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes Program.
- Trailers Maintain Record-Setting Pace in NovemberTrailer orders in November were the all-time record for the month as they surged to 43,600, according to ACT Research Co., citing preliminary data.
- Farm Legislation Clears Congress, Moves to Trump’s DeskThe U.S. House on Dec. 12 passed a farm policy deal, clearing the five-year measure for President Donald Trump’s signature.
- Uber Freight Adds Analytics Tool for ShippersUber Freight has launched a new data analytics feature designed to help shippers pinpoint problem areas within their supply chains and take action to improve efficiency.
- White House Said to Officially Delay China Tariff Hike to MarchThe Trump administration is making official its decision to delay until March 1 a tariff hike on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25% from 10%, according to two people familiar with the matter.
- Manufacturing Production Unchanged, Missing ProjectionsU.S. factory production was unchanged in November and the prior month’s reading was revised to a decline from a gain, a sign the industry may be taking a breather while still growing at a pace that supports economic growth.
- Retail Sales Top Estimates as Core Measure Up Most in YearU.S. retail sales topped forecasts in November as a key measure jumped by the most in a year and October figures were revised higher, indicating consumers are giving a bigger boost to the economy than expected this quarter.
- China Is Said to Plan to Buy US Corn as Soon as JanuaryChinese officials are preparing to restart purchases of American corn as soon as January, another sign that the Asian nation is working on a lasting detente with the U.S.
- Electric Trucks AdvanceAs electric vehicle technology becomes increasingly viable for commercial trucking, fleets and manufacturers are preparing to put the first generation of battery-electric trucks on the road.