May 30, 2014 - Industry News
The trucking company USA Truck announced the appointment of Alexander D. Greene to its board of directors. With the addition of Greene, the USA Truck Board expands to 10 members.
Tags: Fleets, People, USA Truck
May 27, 2014 - Industry News
Gloria Werner, one of the co-founders of the trucking company Werner Enterprises, died on May 20 at the age of 79.
Tags: Werner Enterprises, Fleets, People
May 21, 2014 - Industry News
Sandberg, the CEO of TransSafe Consulting, previously served as administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in the George W. Bush administration.
Tags: ATA, American Trucking Associations, American Transportation Research Institute, ATRI, People
May 20, 2014 - Industry News
Former U.S. Transportation Department Secretary Ray LaHood has joined the infrastructure investment firm Meridiam North America as a senior advisor.
Tags: Ray LaHood, People
May 15, 2014 - Industry News
President Obama will formally name two successors to posts within the U.S. Transportation Department, following departures late last year and earlier this year.
Tags: U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Senate, People, US DOT, President Obama
May 14, 2014 - Industry News
The Timken Company announced that the board of directors has named Richard G. Kyle as president and chief executive officer of the company, effective immediately.
Tags: People, Timken
Phillips Industries has hired Dave Lajeunesse as director of engineering. He will be responsible for all Phillips engineering protocol, research and development and customer relationships.
Tags: Phillips Industries, People
May 7, 2014 - Industry News
Baldwin Filters recently announced the promotion of Theresa Yaw to director of marketing.
Tags: People, Baldwin Filters
May 6, 2014 - Industry News
As chief of legislative affairs, Spear will be responsible for advancing ATA’s policy priorities in Congress including infrastructure funding, hours-of-service and safety issues.
Tags: ATA, American Trucking Associations, People
May 5, 2014 - Industry News
Members of the National Tank Truck Carriers have elected Dean Kaplan as the organization’s new chairman at the association’s recent annual meeting in Las Vegas on April 28.
Tags: National Tank Truck Carriers, Fleets, People, NTTC
May 2, 2014 - Industry News
Ed Shea, a retired publisher of Owner Operator and The Specialist magazines, passed away April 28 after a period of declining health. He was 91. He was a founding member of what is now the Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations.
Tags: People, Obituary, TMC
May 1, 2014 - Industry News
The Canadian owner of various trucking operations has announced one of its leaders will soon be leaving.
Tags: Fleets, People, Mullen Trucking
April 29, 2014 - Industry News
SKF has announced the appointment of George Garner as vice president of automotive sales for the SKF Vehicle Service Market, North America Business Unit, effective immediately.
Tags: People, SKF
April 28, 2014 - Industry News
John Kaburick, owner of Earl L. Henderson Trucking and former chairman of the Truckload Carriers Association, died last week at age 61.
Tags: Obituary, People, Truckload Carriers Association
April 22, 2014 - Industry News
Bedford Monday, CTP, general manager of Schwan Food, was elected chair of the National Private Truck Council Board of Directors at the group’s Annual Education Management Conference and Exhibition held April 13-15 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Tags: NPTC, People
April 17, 2014 - Industry News
Long time automotive aftermarket and heavy-duty industry executive, John. F. Lorimer retired on April 1, after 44 years in the industry.
Tags: People, IPD
April 14, 2014 - Industry News
Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, part of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, announced that John Boynton, currently vice president, sales, BCS, has been promoted to the position of president, BCS, effective immediately.
Tags: People, Bridgestone Commercial Solutions
April 10, 2014 - Industry News
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association announced a new director of state legislative affairs. Mike Matousek will be responsible for tracking and analyzing state legislative initiatives and proactively fighting for the rights of all truckers within state legislatures.
Tags: OOIDA, People
April 9, 2014 - Industry News
Mack Trucks named Brian Layman its new vice president of business development. In this newly created role, Layman will be responsible for product segmentation, development and management of sales programs, dealer measurements and new truck sales pricing and quoting activities for truck sales in North America.
Tags: Mack Trucks, People
April 7, 2014 - Industry News
NationaLease, the North American organization of full service truck leasing companies, has named Joe Puff as vice president of truck technology and maintenance, reporting to Dean Vicha, president of NationaLease.
Tags: NationaLease, People
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, Fleets, 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, Exaloy
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: Leadership, Fleets, People, Earnings, YRC Worldwide, YRC Freight
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