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May 1, 2013 - Industry News

NTTC Launches Professional Tank Truck Driver Recognition Program

This program recognizes professional tank truck drivers and independent contractors who serve the industry with the most reliable and safe transportation of liquid and dry bulk commodities.

Tags: NTTC

May 1, 2013 - Industry News

PacLease Names Rush Truck Leasing – Houston and PacLease Edmonton Kenworth as Top Performing Franchises

Paccar Leasing Company recently presented top franchise awards to Rush Truck Leasing of Houston and PacLease Edmonton Kenworth

May 1, 2013 - Industry News

Ridge Corporation Acquires Freight Wing Inc.

Sean Graham, founder and president of Freight Wing, Inc., and his team of 9, join Ridge’s 88 person management and manufacturing team

May 1, 2013 - Industry News

NexTraq to Support Garmin Fleet 590 Device

NexTraq has announced that it will support the Garmin fleet 590 navigation device.

Tags: Garmin, NexTraq

May 1, 2013 - Industry News

J. J. Keller Welcomes Steve Murray

Steve Murray joins J. J. Keller & Associates as Senior Director of Consulting Services.

May 1, 2013 - Industry News

Kenworth of Lincoln Opens New Dealership

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 Announces Agreement to Sell Ownership Stake in Brazilian Joint Venture

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

April 30, 2013 - Industry News

Arkansas Best Corp. Announces First Quarter Net Loss

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

April 30, 2013 - Industry News

C.R. England Reorganizes Senior Leadership

Dean England, Co-Chairman, C.R. England, Inc.

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

April 30, 2013 - Industry News

Meritor Reports Sales Down 22%

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

April 30, 2013 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Drift Down to $3.851, Falling 3.6¢

It's the ninth straight week of declines for diesel prices.

April 30, 2013 - Industry News

Haslam Can Continue Trying to Mend Fences

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

April 30, 2013 - Industry News

Ryder Recognized for Supporting Financial Literacy Among Military and Veteran Families

Ryder has been selected for the very first VeteransPlus F.I.S.H. Award.

Tags: Ryder System

April 30, 2013 - Industry News

Phillips Offers Corrosion-Fighting Instructional Materials

Phillips Industries is offering a set of instructional materials to help fleets fight the harmful effects of moisture contamination

April 30, 2013 - Industry News

Hyundai Translead Adds New Life Transport Parts Centers to Aftermarket Network

New Life joins current aftermarket distributors Belgrade Parts and Trinion Mexico.

Tags: Hyundai Translead

April 30, 2013 - Industry News

Usher Transport Wins NTTC Outstanding Performance Safety Trophy

National Tank Truck Carriers announced that Usher Transport, based in Louisville, Kentucky, has won the coveted Outstanding Performance Trophy in the 2012 Safety Contest.

April 30, 2013 - Industry News

Old Dominion Expands Fort Smith Service Center

The new 52-door facility will improve growth opportunities in the region.

April 30, 2013 - Industry News

AAA Urging Illinois Lawmakers to Strike Down Speed Limit Bill

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.

April 30, 2013 - Industry News

Cadec Upgrades DeliveryTracker

DeliveryTracker application now runs in PowerVue environment.

Tags: Cadec

April 30, 2013 - Industry News

Rihm Kenworth Pulls 2-in-a-Row Medium-Duty Dealer Award

Kari Rihm (center), president and CEO of Rihm Kenworth accepts the award from Gary Moore (left), Kenworth general manager and PACCAR vice president and Preston Feight, Kenworth assistant general manager for sales and marketing.

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

April 30, 2013 - Industry News

Navistar Now Shipping MaxxForce 13 Engines With SCR

Navistar now shipping customer trucks with MaxxForce 13 SCR engines.

April 29, 2013 - Industry News

Obama Taps Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx for Top DOT Post

President Obama nominated Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx (left) to be the next U.S. Secretary of Transportation. Foxx will replace outgoing Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood (right). Photo courtesy of the U.S. DOT's Fast Lane blog.

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

April 29, 2013 - Industry News

Saia Reports Increased Revenues

Saia Inc. reported improved first quarter 2013, which include revenues which total $274 million, an increase of 1.9%.

Tags: financials, Saia

April 29, 2013 - Industry News

Celadon Reports Decreased Revenues for Fiscal Third Quarter

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

April 29, 2013 - Industry News

Stoughton Trailers Announces Dean Lindquist at Sales Network Director

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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