August 14, 2015 - Industry News
TransEdge Truck Centers will be celebrating 25 years of operation on Aug. 25, with an open house at its flagship location in Allentown, Penn.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Anniversary, Dealers
American Central Transport is increasing pay for both company truck drivers and owner operators, the trucking company announced.
Tags: Driver Shortage, Driver Pay, American Central Transport
Inland Truck Parts & Service has expanded the capabilities of its Fargo, N.D., facility increasing the amount of service bays and adding Saturday hours.
Tags: Inland Truck Parts, Parts and Service, Facility Renovations
The amount of activity at the nation’s factories, mines and utilities turned in its best performance in eight months during July, according to a new Federal Reserve report on Friday.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence, Industrial Production, Wholesale Prices, Consumer Sentiment
August 13, 2015 - Product News
Propel Fuels is offering its Diesel High Performance Renewable fuel at locations across Southern California, the company announced.
Tags: Biodiesel, Propel Fuels, Clean Diesel, CARB
August 13, 2015 - Industry News
Greenkraft Inc. a California-based manufacturer of alternative-fuel trucks and alternative-fuel systems, is now taking orders from customers for its propane autogas Class 4-5 trucks, the company announced.
Tags: Propane Autogas, Greenkraft, Class 4, Class 5
USA Truck has implemented its Choose Your Hometime initiative that allows over-the-road driving team members to select when and where they take time off.
Tags: Driver Shortage, USA Truck
A bridge closure on I-65 through Layfayette, Indiana has caused serious delays and it may be shut down for a while longer.
Tags: Indiana, Bridges, Interstate 65, Road Closure
After a successful round of funding, Trucker Path has announced that it is expanding its leadership team to include three industry veterans.
Tags: Leadership, People, Load Board, Mobile Apps
A measure of the amount of for-hire freight movements in the U.S. posted mixed numbers for June, according to new Transportation Department figures.
Tags: Economy, Freight, Freight Index
U.S. consumers showed a new willingness to spend more money last month, an indication there may be increasing momentum in the economy.
Tags: Economy, Retail Sales
August 12, 2015 - Product News
Cargomatic announced the shipping platform’s official launch into the New York City metropolitan market.
Tags: Freight, Shippers, Load Board, Mobile Apps
August 12, 2015 - Industry News
Marangoni Tread North America’s dealer, Tire Tech Inc., has moved to a new, larger facility in Birmingham, Ala., the company announced.
Tags: Tires, Retreads, Marangoni
The amount of freight available on one spot network moved slightly higher last week, but it was only enough to push rates up a little bit in one sector.
Tags: Freight, Spot Freight, Freight Rates, DAT Solutions
C.L. Werner was elected chairman of the carrier he founded, Werner Enterprises, after Gary Werner stepped down.
Tags: Leadership, Werner Enterprises, People
The FTR Trucking Conditions Index for June jumped up 56% from May to a reading of 7.66, hitting the highest level of 2015 so far.
Tags: Freight, FTR, Trucking Conditions Index, Spot Freight, Freight Rates
Two defendants have pleaded guilty to their roles in a conspiracy to sell fraudulently obtained Class A commercial driver’s licenses by bribing DMV employees in Northern California.
Tags: CDL, DMV, Department of Homeland Security, FBI, Crime & Fraud
The Fleet Technology Expo in Long Beach, California, will have multiple sessions and panels for heavy-duty fleets, focusing on making the most of technology and saving money.
Tags: Fleet Technology Expo, Alternative Fuels, Events, Fuel Efficiency
Ford and United Auto Workers officials Wednesday morning drove the symbolic first unit of the new F-650/750 series off the line at its Ohio Assembly Plant near Avon Lake amid cheers that followed congratulatory speeches.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Ford, Ford F-650, Ford F-750, Assembly Plant
U.S. Gain has opened a public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) station in DuBois, Pa., announced the CNG division of U.S. Venture.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
August 11, 2015 - Product News
Peterbilt is now offering Maxwell’s ultracapacitor-powered Engine Start Module on new Model 579 and 567 trucks as a factory-installed option.
Tags: Peterbilt, Maxwell Technologies, Engine Start Module
Celadon has decided to extend its contract with Omnitracs for the company’s TT210 trailer tracking solution.
Tags: Celadon, Trailer Tracking, Omnitracs, Asset Tracking
August 11, 2015 - Industry News
A new report says when it comes to cargo thefts in the U.S., one category is seeing more interest by thieves – and it’s anything but high-tech.
Tags: Freight, Cargo Theft, FreightWatch, Crime
The California Energy Commission-funded Natural Gas Vehicle Incentive Project will provide $10.2 million in funding to reduce the purchase price of new, on-road natural gas vehicles.
Tags: California, California Energy Commission, Natural Gas Vehicles, State Grants
The Walmart truck driver involved in a fatal crash with a limousine carrying comedian Tracy Morgan was awake for more than 28 hours prior to the crash, according to an NTSB investigation.
Tags: Accidents, New Jersey, Fatal Accidents, Fatigue, Walmart
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