November 20, 2014
President Obama intends to nominate Mark Rosekind of the National Transportation Safety Board -- a noted fatigue scientist who has studied truck driver hours of service rules -- to the top job at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
November 17, 2014
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.
Cummins Inc. named Tracy Embree as the company’s president of the components group, moving on from her post as the president of Cummins turbo technologies. The move will be effective on January 1, 2015.
November 14, 2014
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.
November 12, 2014
Choice Logistics has named Senior Vice President James Adams to the newly created company position of chief operating officer.
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.”
November 10, 2014
Vipar Heavy Duty promoted Chris Baer to executive vice president.
November 6, 2014
Navistar announced it is restructuring its senior leadership team, along with the retirement of Jack Allen, executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Knight Transportation Inc. CEO Kevin Knight will step down from part of his role with the company on Jan. 1.
November 5, 2014
William J. Logue has been in the role at the less-than truckload carrier since 2010.
November 4, 2014
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.
October 27, 2014
Eaton named Gerard DeVito vice president of technology for the Vehicle Group. The promotion will be effective on Nov. 1, 2015.
October 23, 2014
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.
October 20, 2014
The American Transportation Research Institute named Judy McReynolds as its new chairman of the board, succeeding Steve Williams, CEO of Maverick Transportation.
October 17, 2014
We are now accepting nominations for Heavy Duty Trucking’s 2015 Truck Fleet Innovators which honors the most innovative leaders in the industry.
October 16, 2014
The president and CEO of the trucking company ABF Freight System, Roy M. Slagle, retired on Wednesday following 37 years of service.
October 15, 2014
Canadian truck driver Vijaydeep Sahasi was named a Highway Angel by the TCA for his work in saving the life of a woman who had gone into cardiac arrest.
October 13, 2014
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
October 9, 2014
Natural Gas Vehicles for America named Matthew Godlewski as the group’s next president. He will succeed Rich Kolodziej who has served for 18 years as the advocacy group’s president.
October 8, 2014
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.
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