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July 17, 2007 - Industry News

Goodyear Supplies Dart Network Truck Tires, Retreads

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has been awarded a supply arrangement by Dart Transit Co., the nation's 14th largest truckload dry-van carrier, and its network of companies, based in Eagan, Minn

July 16, 2007 - Industry News

Second-quarter Revenues Up 2% for J.B. Hunt

J. B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. announced second-quarter 2007 net earnings of $63.9 million versus earnings of $55.3 million in the same period last year. Included in the latest results is a benefit of $10.3 million

July 16, 2007 - Industry News

ExxonMobil Announces Charlie Daniels Band Promotion

ExxonMobil, in partnership with Petro Truck Stops, will offer owner-operators a chance to win a trip to New York City to meet and see a live performance by the Charlie Daniels Band

Tags: Events

July 16, 2007 - Industry News

HDAW '08: Focus on Building Relationships Into the Future

"Face to Face: Building Relationships Into the Future," has been selected by the sponsors of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2008, as the conference theme. HDAW, scheduled Jan. 21-24 at The Mirage in Las Vegas, is the premier heavy-duty busines

Tags: Events

July 16, 2007 - Industry News

PA Proposes Tolls for I-80 and 25% Hike on PA Turnpike

Pennsylvania Gov. Edward Rendell has proposed to put tolls on Interstate 80, the principal East-West highway across north central Pennsylvania connecting New Jersey and Ohio

Tags: Highways

July 16, 2007 - Industry News

Con-way Acquires CFI in $750 Million Transaction

Con-way Inc. today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Contract Freighters Inc. (CFI), a privately held North American truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., in a transaction valued at $750 million

July 15, 2007 - Industry News

Hot Fuel Web Site Launched to Educate Consumers

Did you know you might not be getting your money's worth at the fuel pump? At warmer temperatures, diesel and gasoline expands, decreasing the amount of energy (Btu) per gallon purchased. The "Turn Down Hot Fuel"

Tags: Fuel and Oil

July 13, 2007 - Industry News

Penske Truck Leasing Announces Technical Challenge Event Winners

Penske Champions from left:  Robert Anthony, Chad Ray and Edward Glaessmann.

The 2007 Penske Truck Leasing National Technical Challenge featured a record-breaking 1,785 competitors from the U.S. and Canada, witnessed a repeat championship, and saw a young upstart winning it all

Tags: Events

July 12, 2007 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Hikes Owner-Operator Pay Again

Barr-Nunn Transportation has again increased its pay for owner-operators, offering them $1,100 for every 60,000 paid miles, starting with their third appreciation bonus.

July 11, 2007 - Industry News

Groups Oppose $4 Billion Shortfall in Highway Trust Fund

Officials from several national organizations called for action to address a looming $4 billion shortfall in the federal Highway Trust Fund in fiscal year 2009, following new estimates released Wednesday by the Office of Management and Budget

Tags: Highways

July 11, 2007 - Industry News

TCA Audio Conference Addresses Owner-Operator Lawsuits

An audio conference titled "Avoiding Owner-Operator Lawsuits" will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. (EST) Friday, July 20, 2007, aimed at CEOs, CFOs, leasing program directors, and general counsels, among others.

Tags: Events

July 10, 2007 - Industry News

Decker Recognizes June's Drivers of the Month

Decker Truck Line Inc. has named Rod Irwin as the June 2007 Driver of the Month for the flatbed division. The Fort Dodge, Iowa, resident has been selected for the honor of driver of the month in previous years.

July 9, 2007 - Industry News

Loss Prevention Group Meets Oct. 4-17 in Vegas

The 2007 annual meeting of the Loss Prevention Conference (LPC), "Linking Perspectives: Prevention's Common Ground," will explore how claims professionals can find common ground in today's claims issues.

Tags: Events

July 6, 2007 - Industry News

Heavy Duty Dialogue '08 Kicks Off HDAW on Jan. 21

Heavy Duty Dialogue '08, the annual conference for executives and leaders in the heavy-duty industry, is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 21, 2008 at The Mirage in Las Vegas. Organized by the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA)

Tags: Events

July 5, 2007 - Industry News

Con-way Announces Annual CEO Constellation Award Winners

Culminating a six-month process that started with literally a thousand top-performing employees, Con-way Inc. announced the winners of the first-ever CEO Constellation Awards - the company's highest recognitio

July 5, 2007 - Industry News

Werner Validated for Highest Level of Cargo Security

Nebraska-based Werner Enterprises Inc., one of the nation's largest truckload transportation and logistics companies, has announced it is a validated member in the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program

July 5, 2007 - Industry News

Chevron Offers Back Issues of Lubrication Magazine

Chevron's Lubricants University, an online training resource offering information on technologies and trends in the lubrication and maintenance industry, has announced that archived issues of Lubrication magazine are now available

Tags: Fuel and Oil

July 5, 2007 - Industry News

Manufacturing Activity Still Growing in June

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in June for the fifth consecutive month, according to the latest Report on Business issued by the Institute for Supply Management. "Following a weak first quarter

Tags: Economy

July 5, 2007 - Industry News

VIPAR Sponsors Fuel Card Give-Away

VIPAR Heavy Duty truck parts network is gearing up for its VIPro TruckForce Service Center Network Free Fuel Give-Away sweepstakes, which will run from July 15 through Sept. 30, 2007. The driver and owner-operator even

Tags: Events

July 3, 2007 - Industry News

Connecticut Diesel, Gas Tax Rates Change

Connecticut's legislature adjourned its special session last week, but not before changing the rates of the state taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel effective July 1.

Tags: Fuel and Oil

July 2, 2007 - Industry News

CAT Scale Giving Away an International CXT at Iowa 80 Jamboree

Friday the 13th will be a lucky day for one driver who will becomes the owner of a new International CXT Pickup as part of CAT Scale's Weigh To Win Sweepstakes. One of five finalists will be given

Tags: Events

July 2, 2007 - Industry News

Iowa 80 Trucking Museum Groundbreaking is Thursday

Artist's rendering of the new Iowa 80 Trucking Museum.

The Iowa 80 Trucking Museum is set to break ground for a new Museum Visitors Center at 2 p.m. on Thursday during the Walcott Truckers Jamboree. The ground-breaking ceremony will be held at the current museum

Tags: Events

July 2, 2007 - Industry News

Iowa 80 Hosts Truckers Jamboree Next Week

The 28th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree will be held next Thursday and Friday, July 12-13, at Iowa 80 Truckstop, I-80 Exit 284, Walcott, Iowa. Featured will be more than 200 exhibits, a super truck beauty contest, antique truck display

Tags: Events

June 28, 2007 - Industry News

Rotella SuperRigs Event Draws Crowd of 10,000

Thousands of visitors attended this year's Shell Rotella SuperRigs event.

More than 10,000 people attended the 25th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition last week at the Joplin Petro Stopping Center in Joplin, Mo., a three-day event that saw 118 working trucks competing for cash and prizes.

Tags: Events

June 27, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Falls 1.3% in May

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 1.3 percent in May, marking the second consecutive month-to-month drop. In April, tonnage fell 2.2 percent

Tags: Economy

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