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June 7, 2011 - Industry News

Bendix Assumes Exclusive Support of Brake Products As Roadranger Agreement Expires

Bendix Foundation Brakes are now exclusively supported by Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems sales and service teams, following expiration of an agreement with the Roadranger organization

June 6, 2011 - Industry News

Net Orders for Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicles Remain Strong in May

A preliminary reading of net orders for heavy duty Class 8 commercial vehicles in North America fell from April's high water mark, but remained strong, according to ACT Research

June 6, 2011 - Industry News

FTR's Trucking Conditions Index Fell in April

The April Trucking Conditions Index from industry forecaster FTR fell to a reading of 7.57 from a March reading of 13.30

June 6, 2011 - Industry News

Wingfoot Commercial Tire Opens New Truck Care Center

Wingfoot Commercial Tire has continued its on-highway expansion by opening a truck care center in Matthews, Mo

June 6, 2011 - Industry News

XTRA Lease Birmingham Re-opens Following Tornado Damage

XTRA Lease said it re-opened its Birmingham, Ala., location on Monday, June 6, nearly six weeks after a tornado causes considerable damage and loss of life in the state.

June 5, 2011 - Industry News

FMCSA Shuts Down Sky Express, Inc.

An investigation following a fatal bus crash on May 31 has revealed that Sky Express, Inc. was operating and selling tickets under several different company names, including 108 Tours and 108 Bus.

June 5, 2011 - Industry News

Meritor Pledges $100,000 to The Henry Ford Education Pilot Program

Meritor Inc. is contributing $100,000 to The Henry Ford's Innovation Education Incubator, according to Chip McClure, chairman, CEO and president.

June 5, 2011 - Industry News

Oak Grove 70 Petro to Hold Jamboree

The Oak Grove 70 Petro, located at I-70 Exit 28 in Oak Grove, Missouri, will hold their 13th Annual Truckers Jamboree on June 10-11, rain or shine

June 3, 2011 - Industry News

FHWA Makes Hurricane Season Modeling Tool For Freight Movement

States will have greater access this season to a Federal Highway Administration's modeling tool that can help them prepare for freight traffic shifts resulting from major road closures after natural disasters

Tags: Highways

June 2, 2011 - Industry News

Con-way to Contribute $100,000 to Joplin Disaster Relief Efforts

Con-way will be making a $100,000 charitable contribution to support disaster relief efforts in Joplin, Missouri, which was devastated by one of the most powerful tornados in recorded U.S. history

June 2, 2011 - Industry News

Michigan Companies Back From the Brink Discuss Lessons Learned

At the Mackinac Policy Conference, Charles "Chip" McClure, chairman, CEO and president, Meritor, Inc.; Richard E. "Dick" Dauch, co-founder, chairman and CEO, American Axle & Manufacturing; and Michael E. Duggan, president and CEO, Detroit Medical Center, led a discussion titled "Improving Michigan's Economic Environment: Lessons from Business Leaders.

June 2, 2011 - Industry News

Cargo Theft A Greater Concern Than Terrorism For Supply Chain Future

Cargo theft is a major concern for an overwhelming majority of supply chain professionals, far higher than terrorism, according to the annual supply chain survey by FreightWatch International, a global logistics security solutions provider

June 2, 2011 - Industry News

More Truck Parking Available, Under Construction In Missouri

Rest areas in Mineola, Mo., are being converted to a truck-only parking facility, and two welcome centers have opened along I-55 offering additional parking

Tags: Highways

June 2, 2011 - Industry News

Summer the Most Dangerous Time for Teen Drivers

Summer's here and the time is right for putting away the phone while driving. On the day she graduated from college in May 2008, Jacy Good's car was struck by a tractor-trailer that had swerved to avoid a young driver who had run a red light while talking on his cell phone. Her parents were killed. She barely survived and lives with serious injuries

June 1, 2011 - Industry News

Section of Westbound I-86 Closed in Western New York After Shoulder Collapse

A section of I-86 (aka the Southern Tier Expressway) in western New York will be shut down for most of the summer after heavy rains caused part of the road's shoulder to collapse

Tags: Highways

June 1, 2011 - Industry News

San Francisco Trucks' Toll Hike Waiver Expires in 30 Days

The Bay Area Toll Authority reminds drivers of vehicles or combinations with more than two axles that their one-year exemption from the 2010 toll increase on the region's toll bridges will expire at the end of this month

Tags: Highways

June 1, 2011 - Industry News

Volvo Powertrain Plans American Assembly of mDrive, I-Shift AMTs Next Year

Growing demand for automated mechanical transmissions in Mack and Volvo heavy trucks has caused Volvo Powertrain to plan assembly in the U.S. beginning in the third quarter of 2012

June 1, 2011 - Industry News

Roadrunner Buys Bruenger Trucking

Roadrunner Transportation Systems has acquired all of the outstanding stock of truckload carrier Bruenger Trucking, Wichita, Kan., for approximately $10.6 million, plus an earn-out capped at $3 million

June 1, 2011 - Industry News

Prime Raises Minimum Revenue for Reefer, Flatbed Contractors

Prime Inc., Springfield, Mo., raised its minimum guarantee for independent contractors in its refrigerated and flatbed divisions, ensuring earnings of no less than $102,000 for every 100,000 miles completed

June 1, 2011 - Industry News

March North American Surface Trade Reached Record $80 Billion

Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its NAFTA partners was 15.6 percent higher in March 2011 over March 2010, reaching $80.8 billion, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics

June 1, 2011 - Industry News

SuperRigs Rolls into Kenly, N.C.

The 29th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition will be held June 2-4 at the Kenly 95 Petro located at Exit 106 of I-95 in Kenly, N.C

Tags: Events

May 31, 2011 - Industry News

Industry Groups Challenge Provision of New Licensing Rule

A coalition of industry groups is challenging a provision of the recent federal rule that sets tough new testing standards for commercial licenses. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration rule, posted last month, contains a provision that

May 31, 2011 - Industry News

TIPS Results for Q1 2011 Released: Insurance Rates Stabilizing

NIP Group released the results of the Transportation Insurance Pricing Survey for the first quarter of 2011, saying insurance rates appear to be stabilizing

May 31, 2011 - Industry News

NFI Acquires West Coast Operation of The Gilbert Company

NFI has acquired the West Coast operation of The Gilbert Company. It is the second acquisition NFI has made this year

May 31, 2011 - Industry News

Pilot Flying J to Renovate, Update Showers

Pilot Flying J announced that over the next 24 months it will be renovating and updating its 4,000 showers

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