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January 27, 2011 - Industry News

PHMSA Proposes Flammables Ban in Wetlines

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has proposed a rule that would prohibit transport of flammable liquids in the pipes beneath cargo tanks

January 27, 2011 - Industry News

Werner Reports Higher Earnings for Quarter, Year

Werner Enterprises reported improved revenues and earnings for the fourth quarter and for 2010, with fourth-quarter profit rising 34% on higher freight demand

January 27, 2011 - Industry News

Freight and Capacity up for Second Week in a Row on Spot Market

Both truck loads and truck capacity trended up nationally on TransCore's DAT Network of load boards for the week ending Jan. 22. This is the second consecutive week when spot market freight and capacity increased in tandem, an unseasonable occurrence

January 27, 2011 - Industry News

Covenant Returns to Profitability for 2010

Covenant Transportation Group, Chattanooga, Tenn., reported improved fourth-quarter 2010 numbers compared to the fourth quarter of 2009

January 26, 2011 - Industry News

Volvo Rolls Out 50,000th VEST-equipped Truck

Volvo Trucks North America celebrated the success of Volvo Enhanced Stability Technology with the delivery of the 50,000th VEST-equipped truck to Shamrock Foods of Phoenix

January 26, 2011 - Industry News

Bendix Opens Third Manufacturing Facility in Acuna, Mexico

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems celebrated today the grand opening of its new actuator manufacturing facility based in Acuna, Mexico

January 26, 2011 - Industry News

Glimmers of Progress on Highway Reauthorization

There are indications that Washington is starting to think seriously about passing a long-term transportation authorization bill this year. House and Senate committees are holding initial hearings this week, and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has said his goal is to have a bill signed by August. President Obama in his State of the Union address underscored the need for action.

Tags: Highways

January 26, 2011 - Industry News

Knight Reports Increased Income, Grows Fleet

Phoenix-based Knight Transportation, one of North America's largest truckload transportation companies, saw net income increase 24 percent for the fourth quarter of 2010 compared to the same quarter of 2009

January 26, 2011 - Industry News

Cat Dealers Say They're Ready For New Cat Vocational Trucks

Caterpillar announces that its North American Cat Dealer network will be fully prepared to offer whole-truck service and sales support for the company's first ever Cat Vocational Truck, the Cat CT660, which will be unveiled in March

January 26, 2011 - Industry News

Used Class 8 Sales Rebound in December

Sales of used heavy-duty commercial vehicles increased 21 percent in December on a month-over-month basis, according to ACT Research Co

January 26, 2011 - Industry News

FleetPride Buys Missouri, New Mexico Facilities from Page

FleetPride, a large independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced that it has acquired the assets of four Page Brake locations in Missouri and New Mexico

January 26, 2011 - Industry News

Report, Task Force Calls for Incentives to Grow American Advanced Truck Industry

A blue-ribbon task force of more than 40 truck industry leaders from fleets, the manufacturing sector and suppliers Tuesday called for performance-based incentives and policies to accelerate American leadership in the global advanced truck market

January 26, 2011 - Industry News

Trailer Orders Continue to Climb

Net orders of commercial trailers rose to 22,915 in December, a 7 percent increase over a strong November, according to ACT Research Co

January 25, 2011 - Industry News

ATA Tonnage Index Jumps 2.2 Percent

The American Trucking Associations' advance seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.2 percent in December after falling a revised 0.6 percent in November. The latest improvement put the index at its highest level since September 2008

Tags: Economy

January 25, 2011 - Industry News

Xtra Lease Targets Fuel Efficiency with Newest Trailers

Xtra Lease has ordered 6,000 new fuel-efficient trailers equipped with aerodynamic side skirts and low rolling resistance tires, providing fleets access to new equipment and opportunities to lower their fuel costs

January 25, 2011 - Industry News

Logistics, Intermodal, Regional Help Marten Improve Profits

Marten Transport, Mondovi, Wis., reported a 22.2% increase in net income for the fourth quarter of 2010, up to $5.2 million, or 24 cents per diluted share, from $4.3 million, or 19 cents per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2009

January 25, 2011 - Industry News

NAPA Transportation Buys Payne Trucking

NAPA Transportation, Mechanicsburg, Pa., has acquired certain assets of the dry van division and brokerage division of Payne Trucking Inc., Fredericksburg, Va

January 25, 2011 - Industry News

Swift Reports Improved Results for 4Q, 2010

Swift Transportation Company reported a smaller loss for the fourth quarter of 2010 than it did for the same quarter a year earlier

January 25, 2011 - Industry News

Canadian Trucking Chief Calls for End to War on Trucks in Urban Planning

"It is incredible that so many urban communities that are wholly dependent upon trucking to deliver the consumer goods and necessities of life can be so decidedly anti-truck." So said David Bradley, the president and CEO of the Canadian Trucking Alliance

January 25, 2011 - Industry News

Bill Would Make Larger Truck Pilot Program Permanent

U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) announced they will introduce a bill making permanent a now-expired federal pilot program allowing heavier trucks to use the Interstate system in Maine and Vermont

Tags: Highways

January 25, 2011 - Industry News

TravelCenters of America Upgrades Driver Lounges

TravelCenters of America has upgraded its driver lounges and will no longer allow smoking in the lounges

January 25, 2011 - Industry News

Yokohama Plans for Strong Commercial Tire Market in 2011

The commercial truck tire market rebounded strongly in 2010, and Yokohama is planning several new announcements this year

January 25, 2011 - Industry News

Celadon Group Reports Second Fiscal Quarter Financial Results

Celadon Group, Indianapolis, reported its financial and operating results for the three and six months ended December 31, 2010, the second fiscal quarter of the company's fiscal year ending June 30, 2011

January 25, 2011 - Industry News

Cummins Selling Exhaust Business to Global Tube

Cummins has entered into an agreement to sell its exhaust business to Global Tube so Cummins Emission Solutions can put a greater emphasis on products that are critical to its growth strategy, such as diesel particulate filters and selective catalytic reduction systems

January 24, 2011 - Industry News

Spot Freight Up Year-over-Year in December; Reefer Rates Down

In December 2010, TransCore's market research shows a 55 percent increase in spot market freight availability, compared to December '09. Freight volume for each of the last six months has surpassed the highest level since 2005, a peak year for spot market volume

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