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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

October 2, 2012 - Industry News

Menlo Worldwide Logistics Tracking Supply Chain Sustainability

Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has a new program called CarbonNet, which allows it to capture, calculate and manage emissions activity across the value supply chain

October 2, 2012 - Industry News

HD Electrical Clinic Program Announced for Big R Show

The Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association will feature a Heavy Duty Electrical Clinic during the upcoming 2012 International Big R Show at Bally's Hotel in Las Vegas.

Tags: Events

October 2, 2012 - Industry News

Schneider National Opens Doors to Second Intermodal Training Academy

Schneider National recently opened its second U.S. Intermodal Training Academy

October 2, 2012 - Industry News

TravelCenters of America Customers, Employees Donate $278,207 to St. Christopher Fund

TravelCenters of America, operator of TA and Petro Stopping Centers, announced its largest ever donation - $278,207 - to the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund

October 1, 2012 - Industry News

New Research Points to CSA Shortcomings, Reforms

The Driver Fitness BASIC under CSA doesn't correlate with crash risk, says a new study.

A new research report finds that while some CSA scores are accurate predictors of crash risk, others work in the opposite direction. The report by the American Transportation Research Institute, an arm of American Trucking Associations, uses statistical analysis to see how scores in the five public BASICs relate to actual crash involvement

October 1, 2012 - Industry News

Gasoline, Diesel Prices Drop Slightly

This week the price at the pump for a gallon of diesel or a gallon of gasoline decreased marginally from last week

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 1, 2012 - Industry News

Congress Passes Legislation for Easier CDLs for Military

The House of Representatives Friday passed a Senate bill (S. 3624) that lets states issue commercial driver's licenses to military personnel stationed in the state instead of in their home state

October 1, 2012 - Industry News

ACT Research: Used Truck Market is Still Robust, Trailer Orders Improve

In August, ACT Research reports, pricing for used trucks continued to climb along with net orders for trailers

Tags: Economy

October 1, 2012 - Industry News

Navistar's Clarke to Deliver Keynote at SAE International 2012

Troy A. Clarke, the newly named president and chief operating officer of Navistar International, will deliver the keynote address at SAE International's 2012 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Conference this week

Tags: Events

October 1, 2012 - Industry News

M&K Quality Truck Sales Buys Four Chicago-Area Dealers

M&K Quality Truck Sales completed the acquisition of four Chicago-area businesses: Chicago Mack Sales & Service (Summit, Ill.), Mack of Joliet (Channahon, Ill.), Chicago Truck Sales & Service (Alsip, Ill.), and Truck Lease Chicago (Summit)

October 1, 2012 - Industry News

CommPar Becomes Vipar Heavy Duty Stockholder

Vipar Heavy Duty announced that CommPar in Sterling Heights, Mich. is the newest stockholder to join the organization's network of distributors

October 1, 2012 - Industry News

Interstate 25 in Denver to close for 2012 Presidential Debate Oct. 3

On the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 3, Interstate 25 will be completely closed in both directions from the Santa Fe Drive (U.S. 85) interchange to the Hampden Avenue (U.S. 285) interchange for the 2012 presidential debate at the University of Denver.

Tags: Highways

October 1, 2012 - Industry News

Con-way Truckload's Schmidt Retires

Late in September, Herb Schmidt retired from his position as the president of Conway Truckload, formerly CFI Inc

Tags: Con-way Inc.

September 30, 2012 - Industry News

Will Trucks Use New 85-mph Texas Toll Road?

A 41-mile stretch of toll road in central Texas will soon offer the fastest speed limit in the nation, but the state trucking association says truck drivers probably won't be big customers

Tags: Highways

September 28, 2012 - Industry News

Pilot Flying J Pledges to Raise $100,000 for Wreaths Across America

With some help from professional drivers across the nation, Pilot Flying J has pledged to raise $100,000 to honor the nation's fallen heroes by supporting Wreaths Across America

Tags: Events

September 28, 2012 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Gets Public Access Compressed Natural Gas Station

The new public access station will serve the greater Philadelphia region.

Clean Energy opened its first public access compressed natural gas fueling station in Pennsylvania at Patch Management's headquarters in Fairless Hills, Bucks County.

Tags: Fuel and Oil

September 28, 2012 - Industry News

Celadon Acquires Equipment Assets from Robinson Transport

Indianapolis-based Celadon Trucking Services agreed to purchase a portion of the operating equipment of Robinson Transport Inc., based in Columbus, Ohio

September 28, 2012 - Industry News

Volvo Trucks Expanding in West

The recently constructed La Mirada location in southern Los Angeles is TEC of California's premiere full-service dealership.

Ongoing investments by Volvo Trucks' dealer network have increased the work capacity at Volvo Trucks locations in the Western region of the U.S. by nearly 15% since January 2010

September 27, 2012 - Industry News

Truck Driver Social Media Convention Oct. 27-28

The Truck Driver Social Media Convention is scheduled to be held in Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 27 & 28

Tags: Events

September 27, 2012 - Industry News

Traffic Deaths up by 9% First Half of Year

U.S. traffic deaths jumped by 9% in the first six months of this year, with a total of 16,290 traffic deaths reported

September 27, 2012 - Industry News

Winners of the Drivers Dreams Program Announced

Total Quality Logistics announced the winners of its Drivers Dreams program saluting the American truck driver and raising awareness for the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund

Tags: Events

September 27, 2012 - Industry News

July 2012 Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico up 4.6% 


Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners, Canada and Mexico, was 4.6% higher in July 2012 than in July 201

September 27, 2012 - Industry News

Defense Transportation Association Honors Bennett CEO

Bennett International Group President and CEO Marcia Taylor was named the 2012 National Transportation Award Winner.

The National Defense Transportation Association named Marcia G. Taylor, president and CEO of Bennett International Group 2012 National Transportation Award Winner

Tags: Events

September 27, 2012 - Industry News

Registrations up for Next Week's Green Fleet Conference

Organizers of the 2012 Green Fleet Conference, Oct. 2-3 in Schaumburg, Ill., announced the exhibit hall is officially sold out and registrations are up 40% over 2011.

Tags: Events

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