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October 7, 2012 - Industry News

Speed Limit Increased on U.S. 68/KY 80

Kentucky recently unveiled new highway signs announcing a higher speed limit of 65 mph on U.S. 68/KY 80 between Cadiz and Bowling Green

Tags: Highways

October 7, 2012 - Industry News

Con-way Truckload Increases Mileage Pay, Changes Wait-Time Compensation

Con-way Truckload announced two improvements to driver pay packages that will increase driver compensation

October 7, 2012 - Industry News

Ram Truck Dealers to Supply 19 States with Ram 2500 CNG-Powered Pickups

Chrysler Group announced that 13 Ram Truck dealers landed contracts with 19 states to supply their fleets with the new Ram 2500 Heavy Duty CNG pickup truck

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 6, 2012 - Industry News

New Trucking Alliance Bids for Leadership on Safety

The small group of trucking companies that agitated for mandatory electronic onboard recorders in the recent highway bill is on a mission to apply the same laser focus to a half-dozen additional safety initiatives, including mandatory speed limiters and improvements to drug and alcohol testing

Tags: The Trucking Alliance

October 5, 2012 - Industry News

Management Expert to Present Pricing Strategies to Distributors at HDAW 2013

Michael E. Workman, of Workman Associates, LTD, will present "Unbundled Services: Is It Time?" during the Education Program at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 201

Tags: Events

October 5, 2012 - Industry News

Virginia's I-64 East Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel to Close Oct. 19-22

If you plan to travel I-64 eastbound to Norfolk, Virginia and beyond, the I-64 east Hampton-Roads Bridge Tunnel will be closed during the weekend nights of Oct. 19 through 22 for paving operations

Tags: Highways

October 5, 2012 - Industry News

Navistar Could Close Plants as Part of Cost-Cutting

In his first interview since becoming CEO of Navistar International in late August, Lewis Campbell told Reuters last week that the company may close factories as it works to lower its costs

October 5, 2012 - Industry News

Love's raises $1.5 million for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

Love's Travel Stops raised more than $1.5 million for 89 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals across the country. The company set a new fundraising record during this year's five-week campaign

Tags: Events

October 5, 2012 - Industry News

FedEx Talks Fuel Economy, Sustainability at Green Fleet Conference

Electric vehicles are just one part of FedEx sustainability efforts.

SCHAUMBURG, IL - FedEx has improved fuel economy by 16.6% and is on track to meet its goal of reducing fuel consumption by 20% from its 2005 baseline, said Mitch Jackson, Environmental Affairs & Sustainability, during a keynote speech last week during the 2012 Green Fleet Conference

Tags: Events

October 4, 2012 - Industry News

ADS Awards Scholarships

The Association of Diesel Specialists offered scholarships to individuals demonstrating an eagerness to explore diesel technology and to develop skills necessary for a career in the diesel industry.

October 4, 2012 - Industry News

New Training Program for Moving Van Drivers in Kentucky, Southern Indiana

A new public-private program will address a shortage of long-distance moving van drivers by offering free training to qualified Kentucky and southern Indiana residents

October 4, 2012 - Industry News

UPS to Add 40 Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicles to its Fleet

UPS announced the deployment of 40 new hydraulic hybrid vehicles 20 in Baltimore and 20 in Atlanta. Developed by Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation and Parker Hannifin Corporation, the package cars can achieve up to 35% improved fuel economy and up to 30% carbon dioxide emissions reductio

October 4, 2012 - Industry News

FTR Trucking Conditions Index Moves Higher in August

If the economy keeps up its slow but steady improvement, FTR predicts a better 2013.(Photo courtesy Con-way)

FTR expects trucking conditions to improve in 2013, thanks to modestly better economics and a strong increase in capacity utilization stemming from added constraints on trucking from federal regulations taking effect in mid-year

Tags: Economy

October 4, 2012 - Industry News

Meritor Expands Canadian Distribution Center

Meritor recently completed an expansion of its aftermarket distribution center in Edmonton, Alberta

October 4, 2012 - Industry News

Clean Energy to Bring CNG to Virginia

State and local governments in Virginia will be able to buy compressed natural gas from Clean Energy for their vehicle fleets, thanks to a recent agreement signed by the governor.

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 4, 2012 - Industry News

Truck Chassis Frame Technical Clinic to be held Nov. 13-14

The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists is conducting a Technical Training Clinic on Truck Chassis Frame Diagnostics, Analysis, and Gauging, on Nov. 13-14.

Tags: Events

October 3, 2012 - Industry News

FTR: September Class 8 Orders "Disappointing"

Preliminary data for September Class 8 truck net orders are down slightly at 15,205

October 3, 2012 - Industry News

Household Movers Launch Driver Recruitment, Training, Certification Program

The American Moving & Storage Association has launched a public-private program to address a national shortage of long-distance moving van drivers

October 3, 2012 - Industry News

Nine Commercial Trucks Nominated for National Truck of the Year in 2013

The American Truck Dealers announced the nine nominees for the 2013 ATD Commercial Truck of the Year, a national award recognizing the top truck entries in the heavy- and medium-duty categories

Tags: Events

October 3, 2012 - Industry News

OPIS: California Low-Carbon Fuel Will Mean Higher Pump Prices

Californians could face even higher gasoline and diesel costs when new low carbon fuel regulations gain traction Jan. 1, warn fuel experts at the Oil Price Information Service, which says studies show price hikes of as much as $1 per gallon for gasoline and $2 per gallon for diesel could be on the wa

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 3, 2012 - Industry News

CIT Group Expands Kenworth Network in Southern Illinois

CIT Group opened a new location in souther Illinois in Troy, 19 miles east of St. Louis.

CIT Group Inc. opened a new location in southern Illinois in Troy, 19 miles east of St. Louis

October 2, 2012 - Industry News

Few Carriers Expect to Add Much Capacity in Next Year

The number of carriers who expect to add little or no capacity in the next 12 months has remained fairly constant at around 70-74% for the last five quarters, according to Transport Capital Partners' Third Quarter 2012 Business Expectations survey

Tags: Economy

October 2, 2012 - Industry News

Survey Finds Logistics Companies Weathered Tepid Economic Conditions in 2011

Dr. Bob Lieb, professor of supply chain management at Northeastern University in Boston, is author of the 19th Annual Survey of Third-Party Logistics Providers, sponsored by Penske Logistics.

In spite of a slow economic climate, 74% of North American logistics companies surveyed achieved or exceeded revenue projections in 2011, according to the 19th Annual Survey of Third-Party Logistics Providers. However, companies that failed to meet their financial projections were up sharply from 14% in 2010 to 26% in 2011

Tags: Economy

October 2, 2012 - Industry News

Energy 1 Buys Master Lease

Energy 1 Corp., headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla., has acquired Master Lease of Delaware, a truck and trailer leasing business based in Henderson, Colo

October 2, 2012 - Industry News

Cordelia Truck Scales to be Updated

The Interstate 80 Cordelia Truck Scales Relocation Project in Fairfield, Calif., will reconstruct and modernize the existing eastbound Cordelia Truck Scales Facility, which was built in 1958

Tags: Highways

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