January 23, 2013 - Industry News
Wisconsin-based Marten Transport has reported its highest income for any quarter as well as any year in its history
If the weather cooperates, the Missouri Department of Transportation plans to close all lanes of Interstate 64 in St. Louis between Kings Highway and Forest Park Parkway Friday, Jan. 25 at 8 p.m. until 3 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28
Tags: Highways, Detours
Fras-le announced that it began production of heavy-duty brake lining at its friction manufacturing facility in Prattville, Ala. earlier this month. This is the first time Fras-le has produced heavy-duty brake lining in the U.S.
Tags: Fras-le, Meritor
The Intermodal Association of North America has announced the dates of its 2013 Intermodal Operations & Maintenance Seminar. This year's event will be held May 1-2 in Oak Brook, Ill. at the Oak Brook Hills Marriott Hotel
Tags: Events, IANA
Carriers will continue to be very conservative in replacing their fleet equipment over the next twelve months, according to the Fourth Quarter 2012 Business Expectations Survey from Transport Capital Partners.
Although there is an increase in
James Sharkey has joined Pressure Systems International as Director of Strategic Initiatives. In his new position with PSI, Sharkey will play a leadership role in expanding the market for the company's automatic tire inflation syste
Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market is 54.2, an increase from the December index of 48.5, reflecting industry participants' improved outlook amid ongoing concerns with economic conditions and management of fiscal issues.
Volvo Trucks is searching for the safest fleets in North America to recognize them with the annual Volvo Trucks Safety Award. For the fifth consecutive year, two fleets with the safest driving records and top safety programs will receive $25,00
Tags: Volvo, Michelin
Mack Trucks announced that Tri-State Truck Center Inc. of Memphis, Tenn. is its 2012 North American Distributor of the Year
Bendix announced the 2013 schedule for its Bendix Brake Training School, continuing its efforts to support and educate both new and experienced technicians
Tags: Events, Bendix
January 22, 2013 - Industry News
LAS VEGAS -- Meritor introduced a comprehensive aftermarket drivetrain program, called Drivetrain Direct, designed to meet the parts needs of component rebuilders across the U.S. and Canada
Tags: Meritor, Aftermarket
LAS VEGAS -- After years of being distributed by Meritor, The Original Gabriel shocks will now be sold direct to aftermarket distributors by Gabriel, otherwise known as Ride Control LLC
Tags: Aftermarket, Gabriel, Shocks
LAS VEGAS -- Betts Company announced BettsHD as the company's new operating division for spray suppression and fender products
Tags: Betts Company, HDAW, Aftermarket
The price for diesel rose marginally this week with a nationwide average increase of 0.8 cents per gallon. Prices averaged out at $3.90, according to the Energy Information Administration's weekly fuel update
Tags: Fuel and Oil, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices, crude oil
MHC Kenworth officially opened one of the most environmentally friendly dealership in its network on Dec. 31 in Odessa, Texas.
The Timken Co. named Daniel L. Humphrey manager for the U.S. and Canadian commercial vehicle aftermarket business
Tags: Timken, Aftermarket, People
Medium duty demand ended 2012 on a strong note.
Tags: ACT Research, Medium-Duty Trucks
Norfolk Southern opened its third Crescent Corridor intermodal facility, a new $97 million terminal in South Central Pennsylvania that advances the company's multi-state rail infrastructure initiative connecting the Southeast and the Northeast
Tags: Intermodal, Norfolk Southern
A new report from logistics security services provider FreightWatch International shows the total number of cargo thefts in the United States last year was close to the record level set in 2011 -- and one type of theft did set a record
Tags: Cargo Theft, Security, FreightWatch
C.R. England has announced the retirement of Michael Bunnell, chief sales officer, effective March 29.
Tags: C.R. England
Saddle Creek Logistics Services announced that the company is expanding its nationwide network with a new facility in Birmingham, Ala.
Tags: Saddle Creek
The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.8% in December after surging 3.9% in November.
The 3.9% gain in November was revised from a 3.7% increase ATA reported on Dec. 18
Tags: Economy, ATA, Truck Tonnage
Transmission Remanufacturing Co. announced the addition of three regional distribution centers.
Tags: Expansion, TRC
The California Construction Trucking Association has filed a Notice of Appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in its nearly two-year-long legal case against the California Air Resources Board's heavy-duty, on-road truck and bus regulation
Tags: CARB, EPA
January 21, 2013 - Industry News
LAS VEGAS -- Although business investment has slowed due to uncertainty over fiscal negotiations in Washington, the economy is not in any imminent danger of sliding into a recession, said economist Bob Dieli during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue Monday the day before Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week
Tags: Economy, HDAW, HDMA
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