November 25, 2014 - Industry News
Rush Trucking brought in Gregory Humes to be the company's interim CEO. Humes is a 30 year logistics and supply chain veteran who previously headed the creation of Driving for America, a logistics staffing school.
Tags: Leadership, People
November 24, 2014 - Industry News
Nominations for Heavy Duty Trucking’s 2015 Truck Fleet Innovators will be closed after Dec. 1, which means that there is still time to contribute to an award honoring the most innovative leaders in the trucking industry.
Tags: Leadership, Awards, HDT Truck Fleet Innovators
November 20, 2014 - Industry News
USA Truck expanded its Dedicated Freight team with the hiring of Greg B. Lutes as vice president and general manager.
Tags: Leadership, Hiring, People, USA Truck
October 8, 2014 - Industry News
SAN DIEGO -- The American Trucking Associations board of directors elected Duane Long as the federation’s 70th chairman. Long is the chairman of Longistics, a full-service provider of global logistics solutions based in Raleigh, N.C.
Tags: North Carolina, People, Logistics, ATA, Leadership, American Trucking Associations, ATA MC&E
March 20, 2014 - Industry News
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations has promoted Kurt Danielson to president, U.S. & Canada Commercial Tire Sales. In addition to his new position he also will assume the role of senior vice president, Bridgestone Americas.
Tags: Firestone, Leadership, Bridgestone, Tires, People
March 13, 2014 - Industry News
Matt Bogdan has been promoted to vice president of sales, private fleet and carrier division, for AmeriQuest Transportation Services, a provider of comprehensive fleet management services, financial solutions, and operational support services.
Tags: Leadership, AmeriQuest, People
March 5, 2014 - Industry News
New YRC Freight president Darren Hawkins is shaking up things with the less-than-truckload carrier by reorganizing its management.
Tags: Leadership, People, YRC Worldwide, YRC Freight
February 27, 2014 - Industry News
Exaloy LLC announces that Tom Haughs, formerly with Tarpstop LLC, has a partnership in Exaloy as their vice president of sales and marketing/GM.
Tags: Leadership, Aftermarket, People
The parent to several trucking companies including YRC Freight managed to squeeze out a profit in the final quarter of last year, but still lost money for all of 2013.
Tags: People, Earnings, YRC Worldwide, YRC Freight, Leadership
February 26, 2014 - Industry News
Longtime Director of Safety Don Lacy is retiring on April 1 following a 25-year career at Prime Inc.
Tags: Driver Training, Leadership, People, Prime Inc.
February 25, 2014 - Industry News
Wabash National Corp. announced two management changes to support the company's ongoing strategic growth.
Tags: Leadership, Wabash, People
February 21, 2014 - Industry News
Denso has added Frank Jenkins in the heavy duty marketing group as senior manager, where he will direct heavy-duty sales, marketing, product and business development activities for the Americas.
Tags: Leadership, Denso, People
Meritor announced two executive appointments in its commercial truck and industrial business. Joe Plomin has been named president, international, Europe and Asia Pacific; Chris Villavarayan has been appointed president, Americas, responsible for the company’s North and South America truck, defense and specialty businesses.
Tags: Leadership, Meritor, People
February 20, 2014 - Industry News
Sandeep Kar has been recently promoted to the role of global director of research for Frost & Sullivan’s Automotive and Transportation industry research group.
Tags: Leadership, Frost & Sullivan, People
Continental Tire the Americas has appointed new management to its Commercial Vehicle Tire group, which encompasses medium radial truck tires and commercial specialty tires.
Tags: Continental, Leadership, Tires, Wheels, People
February 13, 2014 - Industry News
Karmak Inc., specialists in profit improvement for the heavy-duty industry, introduces Lisa McCloud as Director of Marketing.
Tags: Leadership, People, Karmak
February 10, 2014 - Industry News
Con-way Inc. has announced that Joseph M. Dagnese has been named president of Con-way Truckload, the company's full truckload subsidiary, succeeding Saul Gonzalez.
Tags: People, Con-Way, Con-way Truckload, Leadership
February 9, 2014 - Industry News
Hogebuilt announces the appointment of Kyle Denu to company president. Denu joined the company in October of 2012 as the Vice President of Sales & Marketing.
Tags: Leadership, People, Hogebuilt
February 5, 2014 - Industry News
Online freight marketplace uShip announced Internet travel marketplace, ecommerce and retail finance veteran Bob Bearden has joined the company as chief financial officer.
Tags: Leadership, uShip, People
January 28, 2014 - Industry News
Eric Jorgensen, president and CEO of JX Enterprises in Hartland, Wis., is the new chairman of the American Truck Dealers. He replaces Dick Witcher, chief executive officer of Minuteman Trucks in Walpole, Mass., who served as chairman for two years.
Tags: ATD, Leadership
January 27, 2014 - Industry News
Joseph (Joe) L. Mejaly has been appointed vice president and general manager of AxleTech International, a General Dynamics company. AxleTech develops and manufactures axles, brakes and suspension systems for off-highway and specialty vehicles.
Tags: Leadership, AxleTech International
January 24, 2014 - Industry News
The Board of Directors of Con-way Inc. announced a transition in board leadership in which Dr. W. Keith Kennedy, Jr., who has served as Con-way’s Chairman of the Board since 2004, will step down and be succeeded by Roy W. Templin, a current member of the company’s board.
Tags: Leadership, Con-way Inc.
January 23, 2014 - Industry News
Richard Kolodziej has announced that he will be retiring as president of NGVAmerica. Kolodziej, 67, has been the organization's president since 1995.
Tags: NGVAmerica, Leadership, People, Natural Gas, Natural Gas Vehicles
January 22, 2014 - Industry News
Karmak Inc. introduces Mike York as vice president of operations and Scott Elbring as vice president of sales.
Tags: Leadership, Karmak
Fleet Brake announced that Greg Jordan has joined the Calgary-based distributor. Jordan joins Fleet Brake in the position of Senior Business Development Manager.
Tags: Leadership, Fleet Brake
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