May 1, 2013 - Industry News
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Paccar Leasing Company recently presented top franchise awards to Rush Truck Leasing of Houston and PacLease Edmonton Kenworth
Sean Graham, founder and president of Freight Wing, Inc., and his team of 9, join Ridge’s 88 person management and manufacturing team
NexTraq has announced that it will support the Garmin fleet 590 navigation device.
Tags: Garmin, NexTraq
Steve Murray joins J. J. Keller & Associates as Senior Director of Consulting Services.
Kenworth of Lincoln has opened a full-service dealership at a remodeled facility on property west of Lincoln near the U.S. Interstate 80 and Highway 77 interchange.
Tags: Kenworth, Dealers, Kenworth of Lincoln
April 30, 2013 - Industry News
Meritor Inc. announced it has signed a purchase and sale agreement to sell its 50% ownership interest in Suspensys Sistemas Automotivos LTDA to its joint venture partner Randon S.A. Implementos E Participacoes.
Tags: Meritor, Global, Aftermarket
Arkansas Best Corp. reported a first quarter 2013 net loss despite continued encouraging trends in its emerging businesses.
Year-over-year revenue and tonnage growth at LTL carrier ABF Freight System, Inc., were offset by higher wage and benefit costs for employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
Tags: financials, Arkansas Best, Teamsters, Fleet news
Dan England, chairman of C.R. England, has announced a reorganization and new titles for members of the senior leadership team. The reorganization comes as a result of the death of former CEO Wayne Cederholm on April 9, 2013.
Tags: Leadership, C.R. England
Meritor Inc. reported financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2013, which included that its sales were $908 million, down $252 million or 22 percent, from the same period last year.
Tags: Meritor, Aftermarket, financials, Earnings
It's the ninth straight week of declines for diesel prices.
A Knoxville judge rules that Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam may continue reaching out to carriers that might have been victimized by an alleged rebate fraud scheme.
Tags: Pilot Flying J
Ryder has been selected for the very first VeteransPlus F.I.S.H. Award.
Tags: Ryder System
Phillips Industries is offering a set of instructional materials to help fleets fight the harmful effects of moisture contamination
New Life joins current aftermarket distributors Belgrade Parts and Trinion Mexico.
Tags: Hyundai Translead
National Tank Truck Carriers announced that Usher Transport, based in Louisville, Kentucky, has won the coveted Outstanding Performance Trophy in the 2012 Safety Contest.
The new 52-door facility will improve growth opportunities in the region.
The American Automobile Association urges Illinois legislators to vote no on SB 2356, which would increase the speed limit to 70 mph on Illinois' roadways.
DeliveryTracker application now runs in PowerVue environment.
Rihm Kenworth of Minnesota earns Kenworth Medium Duty Dealer of the Year award for the second year in a row.
Tags: Kenworth, Medium-Duty Trucks, Rihm Kenworth
Navistar now shipping customer trucks with MaxxForce 13 SCR engines.
April 29, 2013 - Industry News
President Obama nominated Anthony Foxx, the mayor of Charlotte, N.C., to replace Ray LaHood as Secretary of Transportation.
Foxx does not have a background in transportation – he was a practicing attorney before going into politics – but as mayor he has been instrumental in a number of important transportation projects.
Tags: DOT, Secretary of Transportation
Saia Inc. reported improved first quarter 2013, which include revenues which total $274 million, an increase of 1.9%.
Tags: financials, Saia
Celadon Group Inc. reported its financial and operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2013, the third fiscal quarter of the company's fiscal year ending June 30, 2013.
Revenue for the quarter decreased 2.4% to $149.6 million in the 2013 quarter from $153.3 million in the 2012 quarter. Freight revenue decreased 1.9% to $118.7 million in the 2013 quarter from $121 million in the 2012 quarter.
Tags: Celadon, financials
Stoughton Trailers recently announced that H. Dean Lindquist has been appointed to the position of Sales Network Director.
Lindquist is a 30-year veteran of the transportation industry. Linquist’s most recent position was with Sterling/Western Star Trucks where he was Southeast Regional General Manager.
Tags: Leadership, Stoughton
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