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January 17, 2011 - Industry News

ALK Technologies Teams with SMC3 for Seamless Rate Quotes

Freight transportation software developer SMC3 and routing, mileage and mapping software developer ALK Technologies today announced the creation of a seamless interface between ALK's PC*MILER Web Services and the SMC3 RateWare XL rating product.

January 17, 2011 - Industry News

Greatwide Logistics Acquires Overton Transportation

Greatwide Logistics Services has acquired the contracts, personnel and equipment of Overton Transportation, a subsidiary of Sysco Corporation. The business will be integrated under the Greatwide Freight brand

January 17, 2011 - Industry News

FFE Transportation Services Opens Ontario, Calif. Service Center

FFE Transportation Services, Inc. has opened a new service center in Ontario, CA in an effort to expand service, meet rising demand, and greatly increase capacity in the western United States temperature-controlled LTL market

January 17, 2011 - Industry News

TRAC Intermodal Launches TRAC Connect in Metro Pool and Gulf Regional Pool for CMA CGM

TRAC Intermodal has launched TRAC Connect in the NY/NJ Metro Pool and Gulf Regional Pool to supply Motor carriers directly with chassis for the pickup and delivery of CMA CGM loads

Tags: Intermodal

January 17, 2011 - Industry News

TEC Equipment Signs Dealership Agreement With Vanguard Trailer

TEC Equipment, Inc. has signed a dealership agreement with Vanguard National Trailer Corp., and will be stocking and selling new and used Vanguard trailers at its Portland, Ore., truck dealership at 750 NE Columbia Blvd. in Portland

January 17, 2011 - Industry News

Volvo Trucks Delivers Safety Technology to America's Road Team

The America's Road Team has an important new asset in its campaign for truck safety: a Volvo VN 780 equipped with the company's leading safety technologies -- and Volvo's No-Regen Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology

January 16, 2011 - Industry News

Auto Truck Group Merges Fleet Body Equipment into Existing Operations

Auto Truck Group has successfully re-organized operations integrating its newest upfitting company, Fleet Body Equipment

January 16, 2011 - Industry News

Caterpillar Holds Sweepstakes for Trip to See New Vocational Truck at CONEXPO

Caterpillar will unveil the first model in its line of Cat Vocational Trucks, the Cat CT660, in Las Vegas at CONEXPO-CON/AG in March. As part of the celebration, Caterpillar is holding an online sweepstakes featuring a trip to Vegas

January 16, 2011 - Industry News

Georgia Logistics Summit Slated for May 9-10

The State of Georgia will hold its Third Annual Georgia Logistics Summit hosted by the Center of Innovation for Logistics on May 9th and 10th in Atlanta

Tags: Events

January 16, 2011 - Industry News

Legal Fight Against EOBRs Proceeds

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Group is waging a legal battle against upcoming electronic onboard recorder requirements to track driver logs.

With a proposal to expand the requirement for electronic onboard recorders pending in the regulatory pipeline, owner-operators are fighting a legal action against the limited recorder requirement that is scheduled to take effect next year

January 14, 2011 - Industry News

Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturers Name Industry Champion Award Recipients

The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association has chosen Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) and Rep. Geoff Davis (R-Ky.) as this year's recipients of the Joseph M. Magliochetti Industry Champion Award, given to elected officials who have shown outstanding leadership on behalf of motor vehicle parts manufacturers

January 14, 2011 - Industry News

Vitran Plans to Buy Milan Express LTL Biz

Toronto-based less-than-truckload carrier Vitran Corp. announced it intents to expand into the Southeast buy buying Milan Express' LTL business

January 14, 2011 - Industry News

AMSA Expands Membership to Agents of Arpin Van Lines

All 140 agents in the Arpin Van Lines family across the U.S. will join the American Moving & Storage Association in 2011, the two organizations announced

January 14, 2011 - Industry News

USA Truck Forms Scholarship Program

USA Truck, Van Buren, Ark., announced the USA Truck Scholarship Program, designed to help eligible children of USA Truck employees pursue post-secondary educational opportunities

January 14, 2011 - Industry News

ATA Challenges Maryland, New Jersey Credential Requirements

This week, the American Trucking Associations sent a letter to the Maryland Comptroller of the Treasury, challenging a Maryland credential requirement imposed on motor carriers who haul beer, wine, and liquor.

January 13, 2011 - Industry News

CalStart to Manage CARB Hybrid and Electric Incentive Program

The California Air Resources Board has chosen CalStart for the second year in a row to manage the nation's largest incentive program for hybrid and electric trucks and buses

January 13, 2011 - Industry News

Conference Call to Educate Drivers on Submitting Comments to FMCSA

Truckers for a Cause will host an educational conference call on "Do's and Don'ts of submitting comments to FMCSA" Saturday, Jan. 22 at noon central time

Tags: Events

January 13, 2011 - Industry News

Stemco Parent Buys Rome Tool and Die

EnPro Industries has acquired the assets of Rome Tool and Die, a supplier of steel brake shoes to the North American heavy-duty truck market

January 13, 2011 - Industry News

Retail Container Traffic to be Up 8 Percent in January

Intermodal containers volume at the ports is up in January, but experts warn maintaining that momentum in 2011 could be difficult.(Photo courtesy Port of Los Angeles)

Import cargo volume at the nation's major retail container ports is expected to be up 8 percent in January over the same month last year, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federatio

Tags: Intermodal

January 13, 2011 - Industry News

Transport America Buys Southern Cal Transport

The merger of Transport America and Southern Cal will create a company with more than 2,200 drivers.

Transport America, Egan, Minn., announced its acquisition of Birmingham, Ala.-based Southern Cal Transport. The merger will create a company with more than 2,200 drivers, making it one of the top 15 for-hire dry van truckload carriers in the United States

January 13, 2011 - Industry News

FTR Says Shipper Index Neutral; Predicts Tightening Carrier Capacity

FTR Associates says while its Shippers Condition Index is currently at neutral, it expects that will shortly change as carrier capacity tightens and the economy comes out of its recent pause

Tags: Economy

January 13, 2011 - Industry News

Alternative Fuel Workshop to Train Fleet Managers on Sustainability

The latest alternative fuel workshop for fleet managers hosted by the Alternative Fuels Trade Alliance will take place Jan. 20 in Seattle. This will be No. 12 in a nationwide series of 14 training seminars in 2010 and 2011, made possible by a $1.6 million grant from the U.S. Energy Department.

Tags: Events

January 12, 2011 - Industry News

DOT Freight Index Falls 0.3% in November from October

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Freight Transportation Services Index fell 0.3 percent in November from its October level, declining after two monthly increases

Tags: Economy

January 12, 2011 - Industry News

Cell-phone and Texting Laws Compiled

The American Trucking Associations State Laws Newsletter is reporting that rhe Governors Highway Safety Association has issued a compilation of state laws that limit or prohibit drivers' use of cell phones or texting

January 12, 2011 - Industry News

Moving Group Sees Upturn in Household Moves and Employee Relocations

Private and corporate household relocations continued to increase during the first three quarters of 2010, reflecting the gradual improvement in the overall U.S. economy, according to the latest issue of Industry Trends from the American Moving & Storage Association

Tags: Economy

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