TopNews

12101  -  12125  of  33651

February 13, 2011 - Industry News

Qualcomm Acquires Sylectus

Qualcomm Incorporated has announced that through its subsidiary Qualcomm Canada, Inc., it has acquired the holding company of GPSNet Technologies, Inc. which operates Sylectus, a provider of advanced fleet management software for smaller transportation companies

February 13, 2011 - Industry News

American Central Transport to Raise Owner-Op and Driver Pay

Effective March 1st, American Central Transport, Inc. will increase owner-operators will owner-operator rates to $.98 per loaded mile, and $.90 for authorized empty miles. Company drivers will receive up to $.45 per mile as part of a new "Pay for Performance" model

February 13, 2011 - Industry News

Slagle Undercover Episode to Air Sunday, Feb. 20

According to CBS, that the episode of Undercover Boss featuring Mack Trucks, Inc. and its President & CEO, Denny Slagle, will be broadcast Sunday, Feb. 20 at 9:00 PM ET/PT.

February 13, 2011 - Industry News

Con-way Freight Names New VP of Yield Management

Con-way Freight, the less-than-truckload (LTL) subsidiary of Con-way Inc. has named John P. Burton Vice President - Yield Management

February 13, 2011 - Industry News

TWNA Announces Finalists for 2010 Technical Achievement Award

Truck Writers of North America named four finalists for their 2010 Technical Achievement Award during the Technology & Maintenance Council's annual meeting in Tampa last week

February 13, 2011 - Industry News

RIT and Caterpillar Partner to Enhance Green Manufacturing and Remanufacturing

Rochester Institute of Technology and Caterpillar Inc., have entered into a partnership to increase the implementation of sustainable processes in manufacturing and to enhance green industrial development

February 13, 2011 - Industry News

Kenworth Names 2011 Dealer Council

Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2011 Kenworth Dealer Council members.

February 13, 2011 - Industry News

Averitt Expand Flatbed Services, Adds Jobs

Averitt Express will expand the flatbed operation it launched in early 2009, and is ready to add even more drivers due to growth.

February 10, 2011 - Industry News

FTR: Intermodal Market Share Dipped in Q4 '10, Should Soar in '11

FTR Associates' Intermodal Update, issued on February 7, reports that intermodal market share declined by 0.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2010

Tags: Intermodal

February 10, 2011 - Industry News

January Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index Posts 14th Consecutive Month of Year-over-Year Growth

The Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index fell 0.3 percent in January, giving up some, but retaining much of December's exceptional 1.8 percent sequential gain

Tags: Economy

February 10, 2011 - Industry News

Goodyear to Close Union City Tenn. Tire Plant

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s plans to close its Union City, Tenn., tire manufacturing facility by the end of 2011

February 10, 2011 - Industry News

Dana Becomes the Leading Full Driveline Supplier in South American CMV Market

Dana Holding Corporation has taken action to become a full-service provider of driveline systems in the growing South American commercial vehicle business

February 9, 2011 - Industry News

Vnomics Unveils Advanced Telematics Solution at TMC 2011

Vnomics, a Telematics solution provider based in Rochester, NY, has unveiled its next generation vehicle monitoring system, FleetKnowSys

February 9, 2011 - Industry News

ATA Supports Efforts to Streamline Trade Between the U.S. and Canada

Trucks carry about 60 percent of the value of trade between the United States and Canada. (Photo by Jim Park)

American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves says the association supports efforts by the Canadian and U.S. governments to streamline the flow of trade between the two countries and improve security coordination

February 9, 2011 - Industry News

Global Futurist, Dr. James Canton, to Deliver Keynote Address at AmeriQuest Transportation Industry Symposium

Dr. James Canton, renowned global futurist and media commentator, will serve as keynote speaker at the 2011 AmeriQuest Transportation Industry Symposium, a conference of senior management from best-in-class transportation companies in North America, April 7-8 in Orlando

Tags: Events

February 9, 2011 - Industry News

HDAW'11 Reports Great Attendance for Las Vegas Conference

Despite the challenge economic times, the heavy duty aftermarket industry showed the need for suppliers and distributors to stay connected with a strong showing at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) in Las Vegas, according to HDAW organizers

February 9, 2011 - Industry News

Gilbarco to Unveil New Combo Fuel Dispenser at NATSO in February

Truck stop and travel plaza operators at the NATSO Show will see North America's first fuel dispenser designed to offer Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) and Diesel at the same fueling position

February 9, 2011 - Industry News

APRA to Host Electrical Clinic in Seattle March 4-5, 2011

The Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association's Electrical Division will be hosting an Electrical Clinic in Seattle, Washington at The Holiday Inn Seattle-Seatac International Airport Hotel on Friday, March 4th through Saturday March 5th, 2011

February 9, 2011 - Industry News

Seagrave Announces New Distributor in Michigan, Northwest Ohio

Seagrave Fire Apparatus announced that Great Lakes Fire Apparatus has joined their sales network as a new distributor in Michigan and Northwest Ohio

February 9, 2011 - Industry News

Freight Transportation Services Index Up 1.5% in December from November

The Freight Transportation Services Index rose 1.5 percent in December from its November level, rising after one monthly decline, the U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today

Tags: Economy

February 9, 2011 - Industry News

TMC Attendance, Membership Up Significantly

Organizers at the American Trucking Associations' Technology and Maintenance Council were very encouraged by attendance and membership figures at its annual meeting this week in Tampa, Fla

February 9, 2011 - Industry News

New Program Aims to Jump-Start Truckstop Electrification

Jubitz Travel Center in Portland, Ore, has been providing Shorepower electrified parking spaces since 2008.

A truckstop electrification project is using a combination of federal grants and private funding to build truck electrification hookups at 50 locations on five major Interstate corridors, and will offer incentives for fleets to have 5,000 trucks outfitted with the equipment needed to plug in

February 8, 2011 - Industry News

TransCore's North American Freight Index Records Highest January Volumes Ever

January spot-market freight availability increased 62 percent over January 2010 volumes, according to TransCore's North American Freight Index

Tags: Economy

February 8, 2011 - Industry News

Intermodal Haulers Post Record-setting Year in 2010

ISO Container movements posted an 18.5 percent increase over 2009 levels. (Photo by Jim Park)

A near 17-percent surge in volume in the fourth quarter pushed 2010 intermodal volumes up by 14.7 percent overall for the year, says Intermodal Association of North America

Tags: Intermodal

February 8, 2011 - Industry News

Illinois GPS Task Force Finds Truck-Specific Data Difficult to Access

Accurate data will keep large trucks on approved roadways and away from hazards – such as low bridges.

Truckers using various GPS systems to navigate around the State of Illinois do not always have access to accurate and up-to-date truck-specific routing information

Tags: Highways

Newsletter

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

GotQuestions?

PC-11 The New Engine Oils Experts

The expert, Shawn Whitacre from Chevron Delo, will answer your questions

View All

GotQuestions?

Sleeper Cab Power Experts

The expert, Steve Carlson from Xantrex, will answer your questions

View All

GotQuestions?

Transmissions

The expert, Brian Fletcher from Eaton, will answer your questions

View All