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May 17, 2011 - Industry News

Paper Transport to Test Dual Fuel Natural Gas/Diesel Trucks

Paper Transport Inc. will launch an over-the-road test of an aftermarket dual-fuel compressed natural gas and diesel system from GreenMan Technologies' American Power Group subsidiary

May 17, 2011 - Industry News

Landstar, High School Team Up to Provide Tornado Relief Supplies

Landstar System is teaming up with Episcopal High School in its headquarters city of Jacksonville, Fla., in support of a relief drive for victims of the tornados that ripped through the South in April

May 17, 2011 - Industry News

Trucking Makes Special Delivery for Charity

The trucking industry, through a partnership of the American Trucking Associations and Good360, delivered life's essentials to two charities in the Lewisburg, W.V., area

May 17, 2011 - Industry News

C.R. England Dedicated Adding LNG Tractors

C.R. England Dedicated, a division of C.R. England, has signed full-service lease agreement with PacLease on five new Kenworth T800 tractors powered with the Westport GX 15 liter LNG engine

May 16, 2011 - Industry News

Mike Byrnes and Associates Release Easy CDL Hazardous Materials Endorsement Review App

Easy CDL Hazardous Materials Endorsement Review, an app for the iPhone, has just debuted in the iTunes App Store

May 16, 2011 - Industry News

Goodyear's FleetHQ Offers Photos of Replaced Tires Following Road Service

Goodyear's fleetHQ dealers now offer photos of a replaced tire during a road service call as an added service to its fleetHQ solutions portfolio

May 16, 2011 - Industry News

Eaton Forms Global Aftermarket Unit; John Beering to Lead

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced the formation of a new Global Aftermarket and Clutch Business Unit, and named John Beering as its vice president and general manager

May 16, 2011 - Industry News

Joplin 44 Petro Grand Opening Celebration Kicks Off This Week

Joplin 44 Petro at I-44 & Exit 4 in Joplin, Missouri will celebrate the opening of its new Super Truck Showroom and completely remodeled truckstop this Friday and Saturday, May 20-21

Tags: Events

May 16, 2011 - Industry News

TransCore's North American Freight Index Dips in April Due to Extreme Weather

TransCore's North American Freight Index showed a 14 percent decline in spot market truckload freight volume for the month of April compared to March, but a 12 percent increase compared to April 2010

May 16, 2011 - Industry News

CRST Says it Will Appeal $1.5 Million Harassment Verdict

A California jury last week handed down a $1.5 million verdict against CRST Expedited after a 24-day trial where a former driver trainee alleged the company allowed her driver trainer to sexually harass her

May 16, 2011 - Industry News

Diesel, Oil Prices Drop

Diesel prices dropped for the second week in a row, down 4.3 cents nationally to $4.061 per gallon, as crude oil prices fell to a two-month low Monday

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 16, 2011 - Industry News

DEF Transition Going Smoothly, Air1 Executive Says

With 15 months of experience since the EPA 2010 emission standard took effect, diesel exhaust fluid supplier Air1 sees the market for its product developing as expected. In the first year after the standard, the North American market for DEF was about 14 million gallons - most of it distributed in small containers sold off the shelf, said Chad Dombroski, director of Air1, which supplies DEF produced by Yara North America

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 13, 2011 - Industry News

FTR Shippers Condition Index Falls Significantly

FTR Associates' Shippers' Condition Index as reported in the firm's May Shippers Update fell significantly to a reading of -11.4, reflecting tightening capacity and accelerating transport costs

May 13, 2011 - Industry News

Old Dominion Relocates, Expands St. Louis Service Center

Old Dominion Freight Line relocated its St. Louis service center to a 25-acre site on 2880 Elm Point Industrial Drive in St. Charles, Mo

May 13, 2011 - Industry News

Domestic, International Intermodal Volumes Rise During Q1 2011

Intermodal volume increased 9.6 percent year-over-year in the first quarter as international volume grew for the fifth-straight quarter, according to a report released May 12 by the Intermodal Association of North America

Tags: Intermodal

May 12, 2011 - Industry News

Navistar Hosts Heavy-Duty Boot Camp for Dealers, Sales Reps

A MaxxForce 15 engine awaits a driver at Navistar's Heavy Duty Boot Camp, held in Tooele, Utah, near Salt Lake City.

Navistar dealers from across the U.S. and Canada have been gathering at the Miller Motorsports Park near Salt Lake City. They are here for close look at the latest product offerings from Navistar -- and its competitors

May 12, 2011 - Industry News

FMCSA Considering Using DataQ's to Transmit Crash Accountability Information

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is considering using its CSA data correction system to gather information about a carrier's accountability in the event of an accident. The agency's DataQ's system, which carriers use now to correct

May 12, 2011 - Industry News

Volvo Trucks Recognizes Top North American Parts Dealer of 2010

Volvo Trucks named its top North American Parts Dealer of 2010, Westfall Odell Truck Sales of Kansas City, Mo

May 12, 2011 - Industry News

NAFA's Board Of Trustees Aims To Elevate Status Of The Association

NAFA will use its board members as ambassadors to the fleet management community

May 12, 2011 - Industry News

Rockefeller Wades into Fight Over Mexico Pilot Project

Sen. John Rockefeller is taking the Obama administration to task over its plan to restart long-distance trucking across the Mexican border. In a letter yesterday to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, the West Virginia Democrat said the administration's pilot program will endanger U.S. companies' competitiveness

May 12, 2011 - Industry News

YRC Worldwide Launches Initiatives to Reduce Emissions, Cut Costs

YRC Worldwide announced several sustainability initiatives, including low-viscosity engine oil, trailer skirts, and optimizing its network

May 11, 2011 - Industry News

Supply Problems Are Choking Medium and Heavy Truck Production

Order intake numbers may be way up for the first four months of the year, but many of those trucks are not going to see the light of day anytime soon

May 11, 2011 - Industry News

Penske Opens Cheektowaga, N.Y., Location

Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new $7 million state-of-the-art facility in Cheektowaga, New York, a Buffalo suburb

May 11, 2011 - Industry News

Mitsubishi Fuso Announces Dealer of the Year Award Winners

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America announced its 2010 U.S. Dealer of the Year awards

May 11, 2011 - Industry News

Intelligent Transportation System Coming to Northwest Pennsylvania Interstates

Interstate highways across Northwestern Pennsylvania will be fitted with a wireless network of traffic cameras, dynamic message signs and highway advisory radio systems

Tags: Highways

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