TopNews

10576  -  10600  of  34472

May 14, 2012 - Industry News

Horton Adds Two QuickShip Warehouse Locations

Horton has added warehouse locations in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Grand Prairie, Texas, to its QuickShip warehouse program. Including the two new locations, the program now integrates eight warehouses for one- or two-day delivery throughout the U.S. and parts of Canada

May 14, 2012 - Industry News

Boston Announces Daytime Hazmat Ban

The City of Boston announced a ban on trucks carrying hazardous materials through the city between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. The mayor's office is also considering a recommendation for an evening ban.

The Massachusetts transportation department announced a ban on trucks carrying hazardous materials through Boston between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m., a move that trucking interests say could worsen safety, not improve it

Tags: Highways

May 14, 2012 - Industry News

FTR Shippers Conditions Index Steadies in March

FTR Associates' Shippers Conditions Index for March did not show much change from the previous month. The index currently stands at -5.3, representing a moderately unfavorable condition for shippers that is expected to persist until the onset of the busy fall shipping season

Tags: Economy

May 14, 2012 - Industry News

TruckingOffice Acquires HammerLane Software

TruckingOffice will acquire HammerLane Software, a longtime provider of desktop applications for owner-operators, leased fleets and full fleets in the trucking industry

May 11, 2012 - Industry News

Highway Bill Conferees Face Daunting Schedule

House and Senate conferees last week began work on the highway bill under considerable pressure of time and necessity. Counting today, the conferees have 19 working days left before the current extension expires June 30. Their staffs, who do much of the detail work in the conference process, probably will be working close to 24-7

May 11, 2012 - Industry News

Forbes Lists Old Dominion, Marten Among Most Trustworthy Companies

Old Dominion Freight Line and Marten Transport have been named two of America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies by Forbes magazine

May 11, 2012 - Industry News

Pilot Flying J Adds Shorepower Pedestals in Weed, Calif.

The Pilot Travel Center at Exit 745 on I-5 in Weed, Calif., has added shorepower pedastals.

Plug-in power is now available at the Pilot Travel Center at Exit 745 on I-5 in Weed in Northern California

May 11, 2012 - Industry News

Central Freight Lines Settles Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Central Freight Lines will pay $400,000 to eight former dockworkers to settle an age discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

May 11, 2012 - Industry News

TCA Announces Weight Loss Showdown Winners

Before and After: Hirschbach driver Carl Bailey went from 227 to 169 pounds -- 26% of his body weight.

The Truckload Carriers Association announced that in its Weight Loss Showdown, Carl Bailey of Fair Play, Mo., took the top honor for individuals and Prime, Inc. of Springfield, Mo., won the company contest

May 11, 2012 - Industry News

Northwood University Offers Aftermarket Scholarship Program

Northwood University has developed a scholarship program for the children of aftermarket professionals

May 11, 2012 - Industry News

Bauer Truck Repair Named HDA Truck Pride's Truck Service Expert of the Year

The award was presented by Mark Willis (center right) to Matt Bauer (center left) at the HDA Truck Pride Annual Membership Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. He was joined by Greg Valant (left) and Rick Simon (right) of Keystone Spring, his sponsoring member.

HDA Truck Pride named Bauer Truck Repair in Shippenville, Penn., the 2011 Truck Service Expert of the Year

May 11, 2012 - Industry News

Caterpillar to Sell Majority Interest in Third-Party Logistics Business

Platinum Equity is acquiring a 65% equity stake in Caterpillar Logistics Services LLC, the third-party logistics division of its wholly owned subsidiary Caterpillar Logistics Inc

May 11, 2012 - Industry News

Schneider National Extends Relationship with BNSF Railway

The new agreement between Schneider and BNSF Railway stipulates that the railroad will continue to be a primary rail provider for the fleet.

BNSF Railway will continue to be one of Schneider National's primary rail providers under a new, multiyear agreement

Tags: Intermodal

May 10, 2012 - Industry News

University of Maryland Announces Choptank Transport Business Scholarship

Scott Jarrett, corporate training manager, Choptank Transport (left) with Brian Shook, executive director for alumni engagement and philanthropy, University of Maryland.

Choptank Transport, a third-party logistics company headquartered in Preston, Md., has finalized a scholarship endowment program with the University of Maryland

May 10, 2012 - Industry News

NationLease Names New President

Dean Vicha has been named President of NationaLease, a full-service truck leasing organization

May 10, 2012 - Industry News

XPO Logistics Reports 1Q Losses

XPO Logistics reported losses for 1Q 2012, but its business segments all experienced revenue growth. The company's quarter net loss was $2.7 million, compared with net income of $1.1 million for the same period last year

May 10, 2012 - Industry News

Total Quality Logistics Donates $1 per Load to the Troops

Total Quality Logistics begins its $1 per load Memorial Day fundraising campaign Monday, May 14. May 14-20, one dollar from every load TQL arranges will be donated to the Yellow Ribbon Support Center and the Let Us Never Forget Scholarship Fund

Tags: Events

May 10, 2012 - Industry News

Georgia Logging Company Ordered to Shut Down

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ordered Georgia-based Judson Mobley Logging to immediately cease all transportation services, declaring the truck company an imminent hazard to public safety

May 10, 2012 - Industry News

DOT Simplifies Stop Sign Regs

Earlier this year, President Obama called for a government-wide review of regulations in order to identify those that needed to be changed or removed because they were unnecessary, out-of-date, excessively burdensome or overly costly.

The Obama Administration is eliminating 46 regulations on traffic signs to provide more flexibility for state and local governments, including allowing communities to replace traffic signs when they are worn out rather than requiring signs to be replaced by a specific date

May 10, 2012 - Industry News

Carriers Can Preview Proposed CSA Safety Measurement System Changes

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has updated the CSA Safety Measurement System website and the SMS Preview website. Carriers can log in to to CSA's Safety Measurement System site to preview the first package of proposed changes through two websites

May 10, 2012 - Industry News

CARB Urges Tractor-Trailer Owners to Register Early for Flexibility

Tractor-trailer owners who drive in California must install fuel efficient, low-rolling-resistance tires on their trailer fleets by January 1, 2017. (Photo courtesy of Caltrans)

The California Air Resources Board is encouraging small fleet owners of 2010 and older model year 53-foot or longer box-type trailers that operate on California highways to report vehicle information now to gain additional time to comply with the Tractor-Trailer Greenhouse Gas regulation

May 10, 2012 - Industry News

Broadway Flying J Adds Plug-In Power at Iowa Truckstop

Shorepower Technologies has installed 24 electrified parking spaces at Broadway Flying J in Williams, Iowa.

Electrical connections at truckstop parking spaces are now available at the Broadway Flying J Travel Plaza in Williams, Iowa, on Interstate 35 at Exit 144, between Des Moines and the Minnesota state line

May 10, 2012 - Industry News

New Research Identifies Large Truck Rollover Locations

The American Transportation Research Institute has produced a database of locations with the highest frequency of large truck rollovers using more than 50,000 crash records from a nine-year period (from 2001-2009)

May 9, 2012 - Industry News

More Regulations Expected to Strengthen Safety Systems Market

The continuing problem of too many Class 4-8 truck safety technologies chasing too few consumer dollars has stalled their market penetration of integrated safety systems, reports Frost & Sullivan. However, the safety systems market is poised for a steep growth trajectory during the next five to seven years due to a tighter regulatory environment, introduction of integrated safety systems and availability of telematics-based safety applications

May 9, 2012 - Industry News

Freight Shipments Fell 0.8% in March from February

After a one-month increase, the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry fell 0.8% in March from February, reports the Bureau of Transportation Statistics' Freight Transportation Services Index. The March level was 16% above the April 2009 low during the recession

Tags: Economy

Newsletter

We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.

GotQuestions?

sponsored by

ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik from Geotab will answer your questions and challenges

View All

GotQuestions?

Sleeper Cab Power

Steve Carlson from Xantrex will answer your questions and challenges

View All