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May 2, 2013 - Industry News

Clean Energy Launches New Facilities Modification Services Business Unit

To meet the growing demand for maintenance facilities which service new and expanding natural gas fleets, Clean Energy Fuels Corp., announced the creation of a Facilities Modification Services business unit which will offer a range of solutions ranging from basic consulting and design, to turn-key modification projects.

Tags: Clean Energy Fuels

May 2, 2013 - Industry News

Paccar Parts Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Paccar Parts celebrates its 40th anniversary on May 1, marking four decades in commercial vehicle parts and service.

Tags: Paccar, Anniversary, Paccar Parts

May 1, 2013 - Industry News

Truckworx Kenworth Named 2012 Parts and Service Dealer of the Year

Truckworx Kenworth was named Kenworth's 2012 Parts and Service Dealer of the year for the United States and Canada. From left, are Darrin Silver, Paccar vice president and Paccar general manager; Truckwox Kenworth executives Bob Mitchell and Will Bruser; Tony McQuary, Paccar Parts general sales manager; and Gary Moore, Kenworth general manager and Paccar vice president.

Truckworx Kenworth was named Kenworth’s 2012 Parts and Service Dealer of the Year for the United States and Canada during the annual Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently in Columbus, Miss.

Tags: Kenworth, Paccar, Paccar Parts

May 1, 2013 - Industry News

New Mexican Applicant Would Increase Size of Cross-Border Program

A Mexican carrier, Servicio de Transporte International y Local SA de CV, is applying to be the 11th fleet to join the cross-border program. If it is granted authority it would be the largest operation in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s pilot program.

Tags: FMCSA, Cross-Border Trucking, Mexico

May 1, 2013 - Industry News

Private Carriers Honor Fleet Executives, Companies for Excellence

Gary Palmer (right) of True Value Co. receives the Private Fleet Executive of the Year award from Gary Petty, NPTC’s president and CEO.

National Private Truck Council has honored five individuals and companies for excellence in fleet management and operations with its annual Leadership Awards. The annual awards were sponsored by Heavy Duty Trucking magazine and presented during NPTC’s annual conference and exhibition, which concluded yesterday in Cincinnati.

Tags: NPTC, HDT

May 1, 2013 - Industry News

Hours of Service Reg Likely to Take Effect As-Is, NPTC Legal Counsel Says

Revised hours-of-service rules being contested by trucking and outside parties will probably be adopted as presented by federal authorities, the National Private Trucking Council’s staff lawyer, Rick Schweitzer, told attendees at the group’s annual meeting this week in Cincinnati.

Tags: FMCSA, HOS

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, Truck Dealers

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: Arkansas, financials, 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

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

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