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December 19, 2011 - Industry News

FMCSA Reminds Carriers to Update Fleet Data

Motor carrier data used to calculate SMS scores, such as Vehicle Miles Travelled and Power Unit data needs to be updated

December 19, 2011 - Industry News

Pilot Flying J Opens Travel Centers in Nevada, Mo., Marion, Ill.

On Dec. 19, Pilot Flying J open two new full-service travel centers in the Midwest

December 19, 2011 - Industry News

Legislators Seek Info on Remanufactured Parts

A group of legislators is asking the Government Accountability Office to look into the use of remanufactured parts by non-defense federal fleets

December 18, 2011 - Industry News

Canada's MacKinnon Transport Files for Creditor Protection, Seeks to Restructure

MacKinnon Transport has filed a Notice of Intention under the Canada's Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act in order to restructure the company

December 18, 2011 - Industry News

ATA Supports Grimm/Lautenberg Commuter Protection Act Bill

Last week, Sen. Frank Lautenberg and Rep. Michael Grimm introduced a bill to would restore the U.S. Department of Transportation's ability to determine whether toll hikes are reasonable, and give the Department authority to prescribe more reasonable tolls

Tags: Highways

December 18, 2011 - Industry News

DB Schenker Enhances Domestic Capabilities with Estes Express Lines

DB Schenker says it is pursuing a strategic relationship with Estes, a full service North American transportation solutions provider. Under the proposed deal, DB Schenker will transfer the management of its domestic ground transport network to Estes' customized solutions division

December 18, 2011 - Industry News

PeopleNet Founder to Lead Trimble's Worldwide Transportation and Logistics Division

Trimble has announced the appointment of PeopleNet founder and CEO Ron Konezny as general manager of Trimble's worldwide Transportation and Logistics Division

December 18, 2011 - Industry News

Landstar Names Employees of the Year

Sue Whitworth, Heather McKenna and Steve Fuller have been named Landstar's Employees of the Year for 2011

December 18, 2011 - Industry News

Marsh Renews Sponsorship TCA's Best Fleet for Company Drivers Award

The award is part of a contest and survey called Best Fleets to Drive For, an annual evaluation of the best employers in the trucking industry. Nominations made for 2012 are currently being evaluated by CarriersEdge, a provider of online driver training systems that conducts the survey for TCA

December 18, 2011 - Industry News

Booths for APRA Krakow, Poland Exhibition are Now Available

The Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association has booth space available for the APRA Exhibition in Krakow, Poland on April 23, 2012

Tags: Events

December 18, 2011 - Industry News

Kinedyne's Nantong China Facility Earns Quality Certification

Kinedyne's manufacturing facility in Nantong, China recently achieved the ISO 9001:2008 certification of its Quality Management System

December 18, 2011 - Industry News

Love's Travel Stops Closes 2011 With Two New Locations

Love's Travel Stops has opened new travel stops in Little Rock, Ark., and Dwight, Ill., bring the total number of locations opened in 2011 to 23 travel stops and 46 truck tire care centers

December 16, 2011 - Industry News

Schneider Taking Focused Approach to Training Intermodal Drivers

Schneider National, Green Bay, Wis., says it will unveil a "focused new approach" to training its Intermodal truck drivers in 2012 with the opening of a new Training Academy in Chicago

Tags: Intermodal

December 15, 2011 - Industry News

TIGER III Produces $511 Million for 46 Projects

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the funding grants on Thursday, months ahead of schedule, so communities can get started on job-creating infrastructure projects

Tags: Highways

December 15, 2011 - Industry News

TransCore's Freight Index Up 36%

TransCore's North American Freight Index climbed 36% last month compared to November 2010, making it the consecutive month with the highest same-month volume since 2005

Tags: Economy

December 15, 2011 - Industry News

Worldwide Equipment Acquires Cherokee Kenworth

Worldwide Equipment, a heavy-duty truck dealer group based in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, has purchased the Columbia and Greenville S.C. locations of Cherokee Kenworth

December 15, 2011 - Industry News

RAIR and ITI Team to Provide Personalized Real-Time Training

RAIR, a division of DriveCam and a provider of web-based safety and compliance solutions, has partnered with Instructional Technologies, Inc. to provide ITI's Pro-TREAD online safety training to DOT-regulated fleets

December 15, 2011 - Industry News

New Petro Opens in Dodge City, Ala.

TravelCenters of America has opened its 69th Petro Stopping Center location at I-65, exit 299 in Dodge City, AL

December 15, 2011 - Industry News

YRC Worldwide Sells Glen Moore to Celadon

Indiana-based Celadon continued its recent streak of acquisitions by buying a signifiant portion of the assets of YRC Worldwide's Glen Moore truckload subsidiary

December 15, 2011 - Industry News

Cell Phone Restrictions Now in Effect

Interstate truck and bus drivers are prohibited from using handheld cell phones while driving as of today, Jan. 3, under a final rule posted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

December 15, 2011 - Industry News

Rush Enterprises Buys West Texas Peterbilt

Rush Enterprises has acquired certain assets of West Texas Peterbilt, a Peterbilt dealership group with five locations in Texas

December 15, 2011 - Industry News

New Oil Category in the Works for Next Round of Engine Technology

To help meet the federal government's new fuel economy regulations for heavy trucks, engine makers are looking to improved engine oils, including lower-viscosity oils that can perform under more demanding conditions. Earlier this month, a team was formed by the American Petroleum Institute to develop a new API oil-service category, to replace the current CJ-4. And for the first time, there will be two subcategories to deal with the issue of backward compatibility

Tags: Fuel and Oil

December 15, 2011 - Industry News

Shipper Group Plans Pro-Trucking Day in D.C.

With pending legislation and advocacy issues threatening to dramatically raise transportation and supply chain costs, more than 10 industry associations, led by the shipper group NASSTRAC, have agreed to participate in a pro-trucking Washington fly-in on Feb. 1

Tags: Events

December 14, 2011 - Industry News

Pulse of Commerce Index Increased 0.1% in November

The Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index, issued on Tuesday by the UCLA Anderson School of Management and Ceridian Corporation rose 0.1% in November following a 1.1% increase in October

Tags: Economy

December 14, 2011 - Industry News

ATDynamics Earns California's Highest Environmental Honor

For the development and commercialized the TrailerTail, a four-foot aerodynamic fairing which streamlines airflow at the back of a tractor-trailer, ATDynamics, Inc. is the recipient of the 2011 Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Award

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