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December 13, 2013

Strickland to Step Down as NHTSA Chief

David Strickland, chief of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for the past three years, is stepping down, the agency confirmed.

December 11, 2013

DOT’s Porcari to Step Down at Year End; Mendez Tapped for Post

Deputy Transportation Secretary John Porcari is stepping down after four and a half years of service. In a message to DOT employees, Secretary Anthony Foxx thanked Porcari and said he has asked Federal Highway Administrator Victor Mendez to step in as Acting Deputy Secretary starting Jan. 1.

December 10, 2013

Ford's John Ruppert to Head Commercial Truck Division

Ford Motor Co.has tapped John Ruppert, its top fleet executive, to head up its commercial truck division, a Ford spokesman told Automotive Fleet on Monday.

December 9, 2013

FTR Hires Don Ake and Enhances Truck & Trailer Outlook

FTR has hired Don Ake as vice president of commercial vehicles. In his new role with the company, Ake is directing the enhancement of FTR’s Truck & Trailer Outlook product.

November 27, 2013

Meet ATA's New Chairman

Phil Byrd, the new chairman of the American Trucking Associations, may offer a little different perspective as an executive with a relatively small company, according to a report in his local paper.

November 22, 2013

Fontaine Trailer Announces New President

Fontaine Commercial Platform Trailer announces that Karl Owens has been promoted to company president. Owens began his career with Fontaine Trailer at the Kent, Ohio, facility as operations manager in 2003 and became general manager of the Kent facility a year later.

November 18, 2013

Rob Phillips Takes Helm of Phillips Industries

Phillips Industries, a manufacturer of advanced electrical and air brake interface equipment for commercial vehicles, has appointed Rob Phillips as its new president and COO.

November 14, 2013

Diamond Companies and Roberts Truck Center Announce Management Appointments

Executive and senior management appointments were announced for the merged Diamond Companies and Roberts Truck Center organization.

November 13, 2013

Shelby Howard to Assume Leadership Role in Rush Truck Centers' Navistar Division

Rush Enterprises Inc. announced that Shelby Howard, dealer principal of Chicago International Trucks and Indy Truck Sales, will join the Rush organization as regional general manager.

November 12, 2013

Val T. Noel Joins Trac Intermodal as Senior VP, COO

Trac Intermodal announced that Val T. Noel joined the company as senior vice president and chief operating officer.

November 6, 2013

Securement Veteran Abato to Head up New North American Venture

Dolezych, a 78-year-old German-based manufacturer of lifting equipment, slings, ropes and load-securing technologies, announced the creation of Doleco USA, its first sales, distribution and manufacturing presence in North America.

November 5, 2013

Transport America Adds Executive Staff

Chris Duncan has joined Transport America as vice president - dedicated sales, and Laurie Murphy has been hired as vice president - eastern region.

November 4, 2013

Fontaine Modification’s Nate Eichinger to Lead Vocational Truck Operations

Fontaine Modifications announced that Nate Eichinger will oversee vocational truck operations for the company. As vocational operations manager, Eichinger will direct production and scheduling at all of Fontaine’s vocational truck facilities nationwide.

November 1, 2013

Pegasus TransTech Announces Frank Adelman as CEO

Pegasus TransTech announced that Frank Adelman has been named president and CEO. Adelman assumes this position as part of the company’s long-term succession planning and replaces Bob Helms, who is retiring from his position as chairman and CEO to pursue other interests and spend time with his family.

October 30, 2013

XRS Adds Two Leadership Positions, Names Christian Schenk SVP Business Develop & Strategy

XRS Corp. has named industry veteran Jon Van Winkle vice president, product management, and experienced software engineer Arvind Sharma vice president of engineering. The company has also appointed XRS executive Christian Schenk to a new leadership role as senior vice president, business development and strategy.

October 27, 2013

Penray Broadens Management Team

The Penray Companies Inc. has announced the formation of a new management team that will work to grow sales of the company’s chemical additives and functional fluids with a new air of excitement and enthusiasm.

October 27, 2013

USA Truck Appoints Cade as Vice President, Maintenance

USA Truck Inc., transportation and logistics provider, has named James L. Cade as vice president of maintenance.

October 22, 2013

Phil Byrd Elected 69th Chairman of American Trucking Associations

The board of directors of American Trucking Associations has elected Phil Byrd, president of Bulldog Hiway Express, Charleston, S.C., as the federation’s 69th chairman. It happened Tuesday in Orlando, Fla. during the ATA’s Management Conference and Exhibition.

October 21, 2013

Survey Finds Third-Party Logistics CEOs Project Growth Amidst Slow Economy

The 20th Annual Survey of Third-Party Logistics Provider CEOs, sponsored by Penske Logistics, revealed that despite a slow economy, North American CEOs have their sights set on growth, expecting their companies to increase revenues by an average of 14.6% over the next three years.

October 17, 2013

Marty Fletcher Joins SmartDrive

SmartDrive Systems announced that Marty Fletcher has joined its management team as a strategic program manager. Fletcher brings over 40 years of engineering experience in the automotive and trucking industries.

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