May 9, 2014 - Industry News
Love’s Travel Stops opens its second travel stop in Fort Pierce, Florida, on I-95, at Exit 131. The additional location gives more drivers convenient access to services and amenities such as gourmet coffee, fresh fruit, gift merchandise and more. The new 24/7 travel stop features 126 truck parking spaces, five showers and a Hardee’s restaurant.
Tags: DEF, Love's Travel Stops, Expansion
May 2, 2014 - Industry News
NFI announced the grand opening of its Distribution Center in Kutztown, Pennsylvannia. This 1,000,000 square foot facility expands the footprint of NFI in the Lehigh Valley and will serve as the distribution center for 40% of the global volume of Ocean Spray.
Tags: NFI, Expansion
April 25, 2014 - Industry News
Kenworth of South Florida – Riviera Beach has opened a new parts and service location with eight service bays and a larger parts department than at its previous location.
Tags: Aftermarket, Expansion, Service Center, Kenworth of South Florida
Con-way Freight announced the grand opening of its new Central Texas service center in Robinson. The facility will serve as the local hub from which the company will provide daily freight services for commercial and industrial businesses in the greater metropolitan regions of Waco, Robinson and other Central Texas communities.
Tags: Con-way Freight, Expansion, Service Center
April 7, 2014 - Industry News
Southeastern Freight Lines announced the opening of a service center in Orange, Texas. The new Orange service center, located at 12532 Farm-to-Market 1442, features 4,000 square feet of space and 49 dock doors.
Tags: Southeastern Freight Lines, Expansion
February 18, 2014 - Industry News
The Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Network continues to expand with the addition of a new Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Center in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Tags: Goodyear, Tires, Aftermarket, Wheels, Expansion
February 17, 2014 - Industry News
Drivewyze and the Utah Department of Transportation Motor Carriers Division announced that Utah has become the 20th state to offer the Drivewyze PreClear bypass service.
Tags: Utah, Expansion, Drivewyze PreClear
February 13, 2014 - Industry News
Pilot Flying J announced the opening of a new Pilot Travel Center in Big Spring, Texas, to better serve professional drivers. The Pilot Travel Center is the 43rd location in Texas and will add 75 new jobs to help boost the local economy.
Tags: Pilot Flying J Truck Travel Centers, Expansion
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. recently relocated its Albany Service Center to a larger facility. The newly constructed service center contains 72 doors – a 45% increase from the previous facility. Old Dominion employs 50 people at this location.
Tags: Expansion, Old Dominion
January 26, 2014 - Industry News
Building work officially began on the new 25,500 square-foot bespoke facility being built for Haldex, at MIRA Technology Park in Hinckley. To celebrate, a ground-breaking ceremony was held with a number of senior representatives from both companies.
Tags: Expansion, Haldex
January 6, 2014 - Industry News
TravelCenters of America, operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers travel center brands, has announced the grand reopening of its location at I-95, Exit 29 in Brunswick, Ga., as a TA- branded full-service truck stop/travel center.
Tags: Fueling Station, TravelCenters of America, Expansion
December 27, 2013 - Industry News
Volvo’s New River Valley assembly plant in Dublin, Va., are constructing a Customer Experience Track, set to open during the third quarter of 2014. The track will feature a 1.1-mile paved road course and an off-highway area, allowing Volvo to showcase its entire Class 8 lineup during customer tours and other events.
Tags: Volvo, Expansion
December 17, 2013 - Industry News
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has added a new Commercial Tire & Service Center to its network in Tulsa, Okla., expanding its offerings in the state.
Tags: Goodyear, Tires, Wheels, Expansion
December 12, 2013 - Industry News
Love’s Travel Stops opened three new travel stops in Pecos, Texas, on I-20, at Exit 42; St. Louis, Mo., on I-70, at Exit 246A; and Lexington, S.C., on I-20, at Exit 51, expanding its network to 312 locations nationwide.
Tags: Love's Travel Stops, Expansion
December 10, 2013 - Industry News
Quaker Steak & Lube announced it signed an area development agreement with Bosselman Food Services Inc. to open two locations in Nebraska and one in Iowa.
Tags: Expansion, Bosselman Boss Truck Shops
November 21, 2013 - Industry News
Love’s Travel Stops opened a new travel stop in Bloomsdale, Mo., on I-55, Exit 157, on Thursday, Nov. 21. The Bloomsdale Love’s includes 78 truck parking spaces, Chester’s Chicken and McDonald’s restaurants and a Love’s Truck Tire Care center. The location is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
November 18, 2013 - Industry News
Bosselman Boss Truck Shops Inc. announced its newest location in Sullivan, Mo. The new shop is located adjacent to the Flying J Travel Plaza.
November 17, 2013 - Industry News
Travel Centers of America LLC has agreed to acquire 31 convenience stores with retail gasoline stations for $67 million, before closing costs and customary working capital adjustments. The seller is a private company which operates these stores under its proprietary brand name Minit Mart.
Tags: Expansion, Mergers & Acquisitions, Travel Centers of America
Landstar System Inc. officially broke ground on its new orientation center in Ft. Worth, Texas. The new 12,000 square foot facility in Ft. Worth will be almost double the size of the current orientation center in Grand Prairie, with new and improved truck parking and more restrooms, work and dining space and computers for Landstar Business Capacity Owners.
Tags: Landstar, Expansion
November 13, 2013 - Industry News
USA Truck Inc. announced the conversion of its Atlanta terminal to a continuous, full-service operations and support center. USA Truck also plans to hire additional drivers to increase its presence throughout the Southeast.
Tags: Expansion, USA Truck
November 7, 2013 - Industry News
Love’s Travel Stops has opened a brand-new facility in Clayton, N.M., on Hw. 87. The raze and rebuild replaces the Love’s that opened in Clayton in 1974.
November 3, 2013 - Industry News
ASF Intermodal announced the opening of the company’s newest intermodal drayage facility in Chicago, the firm’s first location in the Midwest. The new Chicago terminal is located in Rockdale, Illinois and is the first of several Midwest terminals ASF Intermodal plans to open over the next 12 months.
Tags: Intermodal, Expansion, ASF Intermodal
October 30, 2013 - Industry News
Pilot Flying J announced the expansion of its brand, offering Flying J diesel fuel in Mt. Vernon, Ill.
Tags: Pilot Flying J, Expansion
October 27, 2013 - Industry News
John Prince is the newest dealer to join Peterbilt’s network with the purchase of Peterbilt of Albany, quickly followed by the opening of a new dealership, Peterbilt of Tifton.
Tags: Paccar, Peterbilt, Dealers, Expansion
August 29, 2013 - Industry News
IdleAir, a truck stop electrification service provider, continues to expand its fuel saving solution at travel centers and dedicated fleet terminals in Texas. Construction recently completed for IdleAir’s dedicated fleet facility with Transportation Services Inc., in Mesquite, and construction is underway for expansion in Laredo, on both the Flying J travel center and another major fleet terminal.
Tags: Expansion, IdleAir
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