September 8, 2015
The longtime businessman and investor talks about how he's adapted the Warren Buffet model to trucking as he builds a nationwide flatbed presence through mergers with well-run carriers, and why he got into trucking at an age when many are thinking of retirement.
September 2, 2015
Eaton announced that Pavan Pattada has been named president, Vehicle Group, North America, effective Sept. 1.
September 1, 2015
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is welcoming back Laura O’Neill-Kaumo to its Washington D.C. office as director of government affairs and counsel.
Werner Enterprises announced it will groom President and Chief Operating Officer Derek Leathers for an even larger role in the company, setting the stage for a non-family member to potentially take the helm for the first time since it was founded by C.L. Werner in 1956.
August 28, 2015
Firestone Industrial Products has named Scott Damon its new president succeeding John Vincent who has been the president since 2010.
Truckload Carriers Association president Brad Bentley resigned from his position, citing family obligations, the association announced.
August 26, 2015
East Manufacturing has named Tom Welch as its dealer liaison, a newly created position responsible for dealer network growth, improvement and support activities.
August 24, 2015
Navistar Financial Corporation president Bill McMenamin will add responsibilities as senior vice president and treasurer of the company, replacing Jim Moran in those roles.
Fleet Engineers has made new appointments to its sales team.
Bergstrom, which offers cab climate control solutions for commercial vehicles, has made a number of key leadership changes.
August 13, 2015
After a successful round of funding, Trucker Path has announced that it is expanding its leadership team to include three industry veterans.
August 12, 2015
C.L. Werner was elected chairman of the carrier he founded, Werner Enterprises, after Gary Werner stepped down.
August 10, 2015
Mark Yeager resigned his position as president and chief operating officer of Hub Group effective August 8.
Daimler has appointed Steven Goodale as vice president of Daimler Truck Financial. Prior to the appointment, Goodale was the managing director and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services in Australia and New Zealand.
August 6, 2015
Former Southwest Airlines chief financial officer Laura H. Wright has been elected to Daseke’s board of directors.
August 5, 2015
Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in all but name for the past year, T.F. Scott Darling III has been nominated to fill that vacant appointment by President Obama.
August 4, 2015
Wabco Holdings has appointed industry veteran Jon Morrison president of its Americas business unit, the company announced.
July 29, 2015
CRST founder Herald “Smitty” Smith Jr. passed away on July 27 at his home in Door County, Wis., at the age of 91.
Agility has initiated a CEO search process after Barry Engle announced that he will be leaving his role for a position at General Motors.
July 23, 2015
Kelley Platt, president of Western Star Trucks, has been assigned the additional responsibility to serve as Daimler Trucks North America's chief diversity officer.
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