December 12, 2014 - Industry News
Digi International elected Ron Konezny to be the president and CEO of the company effective Dec. 17, 2014. The previous president and CEO Joseph T. Dunsmore will retire when he is succeeded by Konezny.
Tags: Leadership, Trimble, PeopleNet, People, Digi International
Capacity Trucks sponsored a raffle raising money for a local food bank using the Ice Bucket Challenge, a popular viral internet campaign to raise awareness for ALS. Capacity donated the $1,600 it raised to the East Texas Food Bank.
Tags: Intermodal, People, Donations, Charity Fundraiser
December 2, 2014 - Industry News
Ruan Transportation Management Systems CEO Steve Chapman is retiring from the company on Dec. 31 and will be replaced by current President and Chief Operating Officer Ben McLean.
Tags: Fleets, People, Ruan
Among other activities, the committee is responsible for annually identifying the top research priorities for the trucking industry.
Tags: ATA, Research, ATRI, People
He will be responsible for refining and enhancing the Arkansas-based company’s route network as it continues with its growth strategy, according to a news release.
Tags: Fleets, People, USA Truck
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, Fleets
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
November 17, 2014 - Industry News
ATA president Bill Graves sent out a statement announcing that Clint Wheeler, a former ATA member who worked in the executive office, passed away from liver cancer. Wheeler joined the ATA in 1989 before leaving to work at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 1997.
Tags: ATA, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, People
November 14, 2014 - Industry News
In the interim, Bob Russell, former legislative affairs director, who retired at the end of October, has stepped in to serve as interim president until a replacement can be found.
Tags: Associations, People, Oregon Trucking Association
November 12, 2014 - Industry News
Choice Logistics has named Senior Vice President James Adams to the newly created company position of chief operating officer.
Tags: Fleets, People, Choice Logistics
According to the company the new business name “more accurately describes the business unit's core mission of developing a broad set of analytics offerings, clearly positioning the business as an essential component of Omnitracs' enterprise-wide suite of solutions for transportation and logistics.”
Tags: Information Technology, People, Omnitracs
November 6, 2014 - Industry News
Knight Transportation Inc. CEO Kevin Knight will step down from part of his role with the company on Jan. 1.
Tags: Fleets, People, Knight Transportation
November 5, 2014 - Industry News
William J. Logue has been in the role at the less-than truckload carrier since 2010.
Tags: Fleets, People, FedEx, FedEx Freight
November 4, 2014 - Industry News
A memorial service for former Heavy Duty Trucking Senior Editor James Stacy is set for later this week following his death on June 18 at age 94.
Tags: Obituary, Heavy Duty Trucking magazine, People
October 23, 2014 - Industry News
Celadon Trucking Services parent Celadon Group has names Erik Meek chief operating officer. He previously served as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer.
Tags: Celadon Group, Fleets, People
October 20, 2014 - Industry News
The American Transportation Research Institute named Judy McReynolds as its new chairman of the board, succeeding Steve Williams, CEO of Maverick Transportation.
Tags: ATRI, People, ArcBest Corp., Fleets
October 17, 2014 - Industry News
We are now accepting nominations for Heavy Duty Trucking’s 2015 Truck Fleet Innovators which honors the most innovative leaders in the industry.
Tags: Awards, Fleets, People, HDT Truck Fleet Innovators
October 16, 2014 - Industry News
The president and CEO of the trucking company ABF Freight System, Roy M. Slagle, retired on Wednesday following 37 years of service.
Tags: Fleets, People, ABF, ArcBest Corp., LTL
October 13, 2014 - Industry News
Takaharu Fushimi was named the new CEO for Yokohama Corporation of North America, his second assignment in the U.S. for the Japanese tire company
Tags: Yokohama Tire Corp., People, Yokohama Rubber Co., CEO
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
October 6, 2014 - Industry News
Fleet Engineers hired Kenneth D. Griswold as the company’s vice president of sales and marketing, a veteran with decades in the transportation marketing industry.
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, People, Fleet Engineers
October 4, 2014 - Industry News
SAN DIEGO -- The insurance company Acuity announced on Saturday, prior to the start of the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition in San Diego, that it has hired a trucking industry veteran as a dedicated trucking specialist.
Tags: Insurance, People, ATA MC&E
October 2, 2014 - Industry News
Little Caesars Pizza has hired industry veteran Vic Versino as the company’s new vice president of North American distribution for Blue Line Foodservice, a subsidiary of Little Caesars.
Tags: People, Distribution, Food & Beverage Fleet
October 1, 2014 - Industry News
Landstar System has named James B. Gattoni to be the company’s new president and CEO succeeding Henry H. Gherkens.
Tags: People, CEO, Landstar System
September 23, 2014 - Industry News
Michael K. Borrows is the new CFO of USA Truck, replacing Clifton R. Beckham, who previously announced his resignation as executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Tags: Fleets, People, USA Truck, Quality Distribution
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