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Combined Truck Orders to Exceed 70,000 Units in March

Preliminary data on heavy and medium duty commercial truck orders shows that the industry has surpassed 70,000 units in March, according to ACT Research.

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Navistar Appoints Baumann as Strategy and Planning Exec

Navistar International announced that Friedrich W. Baumann has joined the company as senior vice president, strategy, and planning.

Central Oregon Truck Company and Bison Transport were named the overall winners of the annual 2018 Best Fleets to Drive For contest. Photo: TCA

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Bison Transport, Central Oregon Truck Company Win TCA Best Fleets to Drive For

Central Oregon Truck Company and Bison Transport have been named the overall winners of the annual 2018 Best Fleets to Drive For contest, put on by the Truckload Carriers Association and its partner CarriersEdge.

Tiffany Hanna was awarded a 2014 Volvo VNL670 for her essay on the importance of bringing women into the trucking industry. Photo: Jim Park

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Women In Trucking Rewards Prime Driver With Volvo Truck

Tiffany Hanna, a truck driver and trainer at Prime, Inc., has been awarded a Volvo VNL 670 by the Women In Trucking Association and Arrow Truck Sales for her winning essay on the importance of attracting more women to the trucking industry.

Jodie Teuton is the first woman to be elected chair of American Truck Dealers in the organization's 48-year history. Photo: ATD

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Teuton Becomes First Woman to Head American Truck Dealers

Jodie Teuton, vice president of Kenworth of Louisiana and Southland Truck Leasing, has been elected chairwoman of American Truck Dealers at the ATD show in Las Vegas. She is the first woman to be elected chair of ATD which was founded in 1970.

Peterbilt SuperFan Rick McClerkin with his fianceé Kathy Cantaloube. Photo: Jim Park

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Peterbilt Gives 1 Millionth Truck to SuperFan

Peterbilt gave away a Model 567 Heritage truck at the Mid-America Trucking Show to Rick McClerkin of San Jose, California, for winning the company’s SuperFan search in celebration of a major truck production milestone.

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Bestpass Offers Toll Rebilling Service

Bestpass has launched Bestpass Rebilling to allow its customers to seamlessly reassign toll transactions to specific business units, customers or contractors, the toll management provider has announced.

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Fleet Advantage Leases 10,000th Truck

In 2017 alone, Fleet Advantage placed purchase orders on more than 1,800 new Class 8 Sleepers and Daycabs from various OEMs, valued at more than $225 million.

American businesses may apply for an exclusion through the Commerce Department from the recently enacted tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. Photo: Creative Commons

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Feds Offer Exclusion from Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

The Department of Commerce has outlined a process that would allow individual American businesses to apply for an exclusion from the tariffs on imported steel and aluminum recently enacted by the Trump administration.

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Finalists Named for Distinguished Woman in Logistics

The Women In Trucking Association announced the finalists for the fourth annual Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award, established to promote the achievements of women employed in the North American transportation industry.

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