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November 20, 2012 - Industry News

Pine Bluff Truck and Trailer Celebrates 50 Years

Pine Bluff Truck and Trailer in Pine Bluff, Ark., marked its 50th anniversary with a customer appreciation banquet honoring customers and employees.

Tags: Events

November 20, 2012 - Industry News

Frost & Sullivan Webinar to Discuss Global/Modular Platforms

Frost & Sullivan will host a complimentary webinar discussing how nearly one in three heavy-duty trucks will feature platform-based lineage by 2018

Tags: Events

November 20, 2012 - Industry News

Sandy Affects October Truck Tonnage Figures

Superstorm Sandy helped drive tonnage figures down in October, resulting in the lowest level for the American Trucking Associations' seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index since May 2011

Tags: Economy, ATA, Sandy, Truck Tonnage

November 20, 2012 - Industry News

Kenworth of Buffalo Acquires Dealership in Boston Area

Kenworth of Buffalo has acquired a Kenworth dealership in the Boston area and changed the name of its expanded, five-dealer organization to the Kenworth Northeast Group

November 20, 2012 - Industry News

Schneider Launches Used Fleet Truck Sales

Schneider National recently expanded its tractor purchase offerings for owner-operators, fleets and wholesalers

Tags: Schneider

November 20, 2012 - Industry News

AASHTO Names Former FHWA Official Executive Director

Bud Wright will be the seventh executive director to lead AASHTO.

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials' Board of Directors voted to approve Frederick G. "Bud" Wright to be the seventh executive director to lead the nearly 100-year-old organization

Tags: AASHTO, FHWA

November 19, 2012 - Industry News

U.S., Mexico to Announce Pre-Border Inspections for Mexican Trucks

Some Mexican cargo may soon be pre-cleared before it reaches the border. (Photo courtesy Mexico Trucker Online)

Cargo on some Mexican trucks headed to the U.S. may soon be inspected by American officials before trucks get to the border, allowing the trucks to skip long lines at ports of entry

Tags: Mexico, NAFTA

November 19, 2012 - Industry News

Fall of Diesel Prices Slows

While nationwide diesel prices at the pump saw a decrease this week, it was a small one. The average price for a gallon of diesel fell only four-tenths of a cents to $3.967, according to the weekly U.S. Energy Information Administration's Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update

Tags: Fuel and Oil, Diesel, Oil

November 19, 2012 - Industry News

C.H. Robinson Introduces Navisphere Technology Platform

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. introduces Navisphere, the next version of the company's single global technology platform

November 19, 2012 - Industry News

Vigillo to Hold Free Webinar on Impending CSA Changes

Vigillo will host complimentary webinars to discuss significant impending changes to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Compliance, Safety, Accountability program, in particular, its Safety Measurement System

Tags: Events, FMCSA, CSA, SMS

November 19, 2012 - Industry News

Ford, Newman's Own Partner with Feeding America

For the 12th consecutive year, Ford Motor Company and Newman's Own Inc. are partnering with Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, to donate Ford refrigerated trucks filled with Newman's Own food products.

Tags: Events, Ford

November 19, 2012 - Industry News

Shippers Conditions Index for September Same as August

FTR Associates' Shippers Conditions Index for September basically remained unchanged from August with a reading of 6.9, indicating stable but slightly tight truck capacity

Tags: Economy, FTR, SCI

November 19, 2012 - Industry News

Highly Anticipated I-69 Corridor in Indiana Opens Ahead of Schedule

The first three sections of the new Interstate 69 corridor in southwest Indiana were officially opened. The new corridor covers a 67-mile stretch that comprises what has been the longest contiguous new interstate construction project in the United States.

Tags: Highways, I-69, Indiana

November 19, 2012 - Industry News

Kinedyne Names Wolford VP of Sales and Marketing

Kinedyne Corp. announced the promotion of Paul Wolford to vice president of sales and marketing

Tags: Kinedyne, People, Ancra

November 18, 2012 - Industry News

UPS Raising Rates for 2013

UPS published new rates for 2013, including an average net increase of 4.9% on UPS Ground services

November 18, 2012 - Industry News

CARB Posts Guidance for Electric Standby, Hybrid Electric Reefers

The California Air Resources Board has posted Regulatory Guidance for Electric Standby and Hybrid Electric Systems for Transport Refrigeration Units

November 16, 2012 - Industry News

Survey: Seven in 10 Truckers Using Mobile More Often for Business

Truckers are increasingly doing business via mobile devices, according to UShip.com's third annual mobile usage survey. It also shows significant shifts in use of smartphone GPS navigation over traditional GPS units and a greater appetite for social media and apps via mobile

November 16, 2012 - Industry News

Transportation CFOs Most Concerned With Volatile Fuel Prices

The chief financial officers of middle-market companies surveyed by GE Capital are more positive about the current state of their industry and the economy than they were six months earlier, but many are concerned about fuel price volatility and changes in the hours of service rules

Tags: Economy

November 16, 2012 - Industry News

Registration Open for 15 University of the Aftermarket Online Courses

The University of the Aftermarket is now registering aftermarket industry professionals for 15 online courses that will begin Jan. 14, 2013

November 15, 2012 - Industry News

First International with SCR Rolls Off Production Line

Navistar announced that the first International ProStar+ Class 8 on-highway tractor equipped with the Cummins ISX15 and SCR-based Cummins Emission Solutions aftertreatment system rolled off the production line this week at the companys Escobedo, Mexico, plant

Tags: Navistar, International, Cummins, SCR

November 15, 2012 - Industry News

Freight Shipments Rose 0.2% in September from August

The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 0.2% in September from August, rising after a one-month decline

Tags: Economy, Freight, BTS

November 15, 2012 - Industry News

Linde Teams With C Cross Transportation to Demonstrate LNG Mobile Fueling

Linde North America, a gases and engineering company, reported a successful trial of its liquefied natural gas mobile fueling unit. The Linde mobile fueler allows customers to test the feasibility of using LNG as an alternative to fuels such as diesel

Tags: Fuel and Oil, Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels, Liquefied Natural Gas

November 15, 2012 - Industry News

Webinar Scheduled to Discuss Truck Parking Issues

A free webinar Dec. 6 will cover the issues surrounding the truck parking shortage and innovative ways this problem can be addressed

Tags: Events

November 15, 2012 - Industry News

Love's Opens Two New Location to Serve Oil Boom Area

Love's Travel Stops announced it opened a new travel stops in Williston, N.D., to serve the booming oil business there, and another one in Leary, Texas

Tags: Love's, Truckstops, Diesel

November 15, 2012 - Industry News

Two Weeks Remain to Nominate HDT 2013 Truck Fleet Innovators

Heavy Duty Trucking editors are now accepting nominations for 2013 HDT Truck Fleet Innovators

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