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September 2020

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September 2020 | Overdrive | 49 Birmingham, Alabama-based Montgomery Transport rolled out a no-touch electronic bill of lading (eBOL) that allows its driv- ers and front-line employees to sign and confirm load transac- tions without exchanging paper documents. Upon delivery, a signed proof of delivery is emailed to the customer. BY DEAN SMALLWOOD MONTGOMERY TRANSPORT OFFERS NO-TOUCH BOL Montgomery Transport's eBOL helps its drivers and customers comply with COVID-19 social distancing recommendations. PAY Dubuque, Iowa-based Hirschbach Motor Lines announced its Top Tier Pay Incentive Plan that can allow leased over-the-road operators to earn $80,000 to $100,000 per year. The plans add 10 cents per mile for all safe weekly miles and between 10 and 30 cents for all safe on-time miles over 4,000 during a four-week period. The All-In Retention and Rewards Program is a savings plan in which Hirschbach will contribute $1,500 annually to a retirement account. Idaho-based trucking companies Ultimate Logistics and Ultimate Innovations were acquired by Ultimate Holdings Corp.. UHC also acquired about 80 tractors from the two companies to kick off its Ultimate Program that helps drivers become owner-operators by leasing with UHC to purchase a newer- model truck with no money down. FACILITIES Louisville, Kentucky-based U.S. 1 Logistics now offers overnight parking at its facilities in Louisville, Cincinnati, Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee. The facilities are fenced, lit and gated, and the Louisville and Cincinnati lots accommo- date monthly parking. Go to TruckParkingReservations.com. TRANSACTIONS Birmingham, Alabama-based PS Logistics completed its acquisi- tion of Malvern, Arkansas-based Diamond State Trucking. PS said the purchase provides it with an additional terminal in Malvern.

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