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September 4, 2012 - Industry News

Fifth Annual Georgia Logistics Summit to be Held March 19-20

On March 19-20, 2013, Georgia will hold its 5th Annual Georgia Logistics Summit hosted by the Center of Innovation for Logistics.

Tags: Events

September 4, 2012 - Industry News

Green Fleet Conference Scheduled for Oct. 2-3

The 2012 Green Fleet Conference, a resource for fleet professionals to learn more about eco-friendly equipment and ideas, will be held Oct. 2-3 in Schaumburg, Ill

Tags: Events

September 4, 2012 - Industry News

Polar Tank Adds Service Location in Portland, Ore.

Polar Service Centers, St. Cloud, Minn., has opened a second, larger location in Portland, Ore., specializing in parts, service and major repairs for all makes of bulk tank trailers and tank bodies

September 3, 2012 - Industry News

DOT Orders Shutdown of Reincarnated Tennessee Carrier

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ordered Tennessee-based trucking company Terri's Farm to immediately cease all interstate transportation services, based on evidence that it was a chameleon operation for an unsafe company previously shut down by the agency

September 3, 2012 - Industry News

Chain Laws in Effect in Colorado

The Colorado Department of Transportation is reminding commercial vehicle drivers that as of Sept. 1, commercial vehicles weighing more than 26,000 pounds and traveling Interstate 70 between Dotsero (mile 133) and Morrison (mile 259) must carry sufficient chains along this segment until May 31, 2013

Tags: Highways

September 2, 2012 - Industry News

Happy Labor Day

There will be no news posted on Truckinginfo.com today due to the Labor Day Holiday

Tags: Events

August 31, 2012 - Industry News

Wisconsin Kenworth Opens Parts and Service Location on Northern Peninsula

Wisconsin Kenworth has opened a parts and service Kenworth dealership in Escanaba, Mich., providing easy access to the combined U.S. Highways 2 and 41.

Wisconsin Kenworth has opened a parts and service Kenworth dealership in Escanaba, Mich., providing access to the combined U.S. Highways 2 and 41

August 31, 2012 - Industry News

Great Dane Statesboro Plant Delivers First Customer Trailer to Rowland Transportation

Great Dane's Statesboro manufacturing plant celebrates with Rowland Transportation the completion of the facility's first customer trailer produced to order.

Great Dane's new refrigerated trailer plant in Statesboro, Ga., recently built its first customer trailer produced to order and celebrated with the trailer's new owner, Rowland Transportation of Dade City, Fla

August 31, 2012 - Industry News

Containerized Imports Up 9.7% in July

U.S. containerized imports surged 9.7 percent in July from a year earlier, to 1,562,235 twenty-foot-equivalent units, on strong growth in auto parts and furniture, according to PIERS.

U.S. containerized imports surged 9.7% in July from a year earlier, to 1.56 million twenty-foot-equivalent units, on strong growth in auto parts and furniture, according to import-export data traker PIERS

Tags: Intermodal

August 31, 2012 - Industry News

Infrastructure on the Campaign Trail

Last week brought some indications of the presidential candidates' thoughts on infrastructure, as the Republicans finalized their platform during their national convention in Tampa, Fla., and President Obama gave some hint of what we might we out of the Democratic platform with an interview in Time magazine

Tags: Highways

August 31, 2012 - Industry News

Utility Chile Dealership Now a Full-Service Location

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company announced that Utility Trailer Chile LTDA has become a full-service dealership

August 31, 2012 - Industry News

Sapphire Energy's Commercial Demonstration Algae-to-Energy Facility Now Operational

This is an arial view of the Green Crude Farm, also known as an Integrated Algal Bio-Refinery, in Columbus, New Mexico.

Sapphire Energy announced that the first phase of its Green Crude Farm, which it says is the world's first commercial demonstration algae-to-energy facility, is now operational

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 30, 2012 - Industry News

Navistar Gets to Pay Penalties for Emissions Noncompliance, EPA Rules

Navistar's MaxxForce engines used Advanced Exhaust Gas Recirculation, or A-EGR, to meet EPA 2010 regulations, but were unable to produce low enough NOx levels to meet the standards.

The Environmental Protection Agency will allow Navistar International to pay penalties on engines that do not meet clean air standards. The rule, which has not yet been published, sets a maximum penalty of about $3,800 per engine, the agency said last night

August 30, 2012 - Industry News

Averitt Makes Changes to Broaden Hiring Pool

Averitt Express, Cookeville, Tenn., has dropped the minimum age for drivers and kicked off a student driver training program

August 30, 2012 - Industry News

Navistar Financial Ups Dealer Inventory Funding

Navistar Financial Corp. signed agreements to renew and increase its largest dealer inventory funding facility to $750 million, effective immediately

August 30, 2012 - Industry News

Ohio River Bridges Project Breaks Ground

The new Downtown Bridge is shown in the middle adjacent to the Kennedy Bridge.

Federal, state and local officials broke ground on the $3.2 million-first construction phase of the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges project, which will dramatically improve the Kennedy Interchange in downtown Louisville, Ky. The Bridges Project involves construction of new bridges across the Ohio River between downtown Louisville and Jeffersonville, Ind

Tags: Highways

August 29, 2012 - Industry News

Trucker Buddy Ambassador Award Named for Darrell Hicks

The board of directors and ambassadors of Trucker Buddy International announced the organization's Ambassador of the Year award has been named posthumously for Darrell Hicks, the longtime Trucker Buddy board member, advisor and ambassador known as Uncle Darrel

August 29, 2012 - Industry News

Gulf Oil Adds LNG-Powered Trucks, Plans to Offer Fuel to Customers

Gulf Oil has deployed 34 trucks that run on liquefied natural gas and says it soon will be supplying and distributing LNG to customers in the transportation sector and other interested bulk users

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 29, 2012 - Industry News

Hermann Services Celebrates 85th Anniversary

From local watermelon deliveries with a Model T in 1927 to the storage and cross-country transportation of hazmat materials via Volvo tractors in 2012, New Jersey-based Hermann Services has been in the logistics business for the long haul

August 29, 2012 - Industry News

Simi Valley Moving Company Using Biodiesel

Acclaimed Movers & Storage of Simi Valley, Calif., runs its moving trucks on biodiesel fuel as part of its efforts to leave a smaller mark on the environment

August 29, 2012 - Industry News

Vocational Energy, Ohio Dairy Launch Public-Access CNG Station

A new public-access compressed natural gas fueling station, constructed for Smith Dairy Products Co., announced its grand opening.

Vocational Energy announced the grand opening of its first public access compressed natural gas fueling station, constructed for Smith Dairy Products Co. about 20 miles west of Canton, Ohio

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 29, 2012 - Industry News

C.R. England Names 13 to New Leadership Roles

C.R. England, Salt Lake City, announced 13 corporate executive promotions

August 28, 2012 - Industry News

Used Truck Comparisons Up Month-Over-Month in July

In what may be an unprecedented event, all the month-over-month comparisons - volume, price, miles, and age - for all weight groups of used trucks improved in July

Tags: Economy

August 28, 2012 - Industry News

Groups Speak Out Against I-95 Tolls in Virginia

The American Trucking Associations is among dozens of organizations and municipalities urging the U.S. Department of Transportation to reject an application by Virginia to toll I-95, a critical freight corridor

Tags: Highways

August 28, 2012 - Industry News

Computerworld Honors Maverick Transportation for Business Intelligence

These are the members of Maverick Transportation's IT team that helped the company in the commitment they made across the organization to the concept of aggregating all of the data they had to help support their corporate objectives.

IDG's Computerworld magazine has named Maverick Transportation a Best of Business Intelligence (BI) Editor's Choice Awards honoree

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