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March 5, 2010 - Industry News

U.S. Payrolls Drop; Not as Bad as Expected

While total net payrolls were down by 36,000 in February, compared to a 26,000 drop in January, the rate was not as bad as analysts had expecte

Tags: Economy

March 5, 2010 - Industry News

Bergstrom Purchases HVAC Product Business

Climate control provider Bergstrom has acquired Modine Manufacturing Company's vehicular HVAC products business in North America, which serves off-highway vehicles, trucks and school buses

March 5, 2010 - Industry News

Pilot Celebrates New Ethanol Purchase Locations With Discounts

A customer fills up his FlexFuel-compatible vehicle with Ethanol 85 (E85) on March 5 at the Pilot Travel Center on Strawberry Plains Pike in Knoxville, Tenn.

On Friday, four Tennessee Pilot locations offered special pricing on Ethanol 85 as part of its introduction of two new east Tennessee purchase locations for the alternative fuel

March 5, 2010 - Industry News

TCP: Capacity Crunch, Improved Rates Are in the Cards

Limiting speed is one of the key strategies fleets will use to improve profitability going forward.

Truckload carriers nationwide have greater confidence that business will improve in the year ahead, with 70 percent expecting volumes to increase in the next year and just over 50 percent predicting improvements in rates in the next year

March 5, 2010 - Industry News

Fortune Ranks 12 Trucking and Delivery Companies As Most Admired

Werner was one of the trucking companies that landed a spot on Fortune's Most Admired list.

Fortune magazine chose seven trucking, transportation and logistics companies and five delivery companies to be part of its World's Most Admired Companies list

March 5, 2010 - Industry News

FleetRisk Advisors Acquires Safety Management Solutions

FleetRisk Advisors has acquired Safety Management Solutions, a consulting firm providing expertise and leadership in safety improvement through program development, online learning and employee involvement

March 5, 2010 - Industry News

Navistar Outlines Plans For New Illinois Headquarters

Navistar plans to invest more than $100 million to move its world headquarters to Lisle, Ill., the former East Lucent Campus

March 4, 2010 - Industry News

House Passes 10-Month Extension of Highway Program

A new 10-month extension will give Congress time to work on a proper, long-term highway reauthorization program. (Photo courtesy of Michelin)

The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday passed a bill that will extend the current highway program until the end of the year and replenish the Highway Trust Fund with $19.5 billion from general revenues

March 4, 2010 - Industry News

CVSA Gears Up For 2010 Workshop

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will hold its 2010 Workshop on April 19-22 in San Antonio to assess processes and procedures that will improve commercial motor vehicle and overall highway transportation safety

Tags: Events

March 4, 2010 - Industry News

Xata Partners With SpeedGuage to Offer Speed Tracking, Analysis

Minneapolis-based Xata Corporation has formed a reseller partnership with SpeedGauge, a commercial vehicle GPS data provider for speed tracking and analysi

March 4, 2010 - Industry News

LaHood Says Mexico Cross-Border Plan Is Near

Lawmakers are antsy about coming to a resolution with Mexico over cross-border trucking; meanwhile, LaHood says a plan is coming.

During a Senate Subcommittee on Transportation and Housing and Urban Development hearing Thursday morning, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood told lawmakers that a plan to address cross-border trucking with Mexico is on its way

March 4, 2010 - Industry News

Ryder Ranks Highest For Security Practices

Security Magazine has ranked Ryder number one for its security practices in the Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain and Warehousing industry sector

March 4, 2010 - Industry News

Erb International, Roehl Win Grand Prize in TCA Fleet Safety Awards

The Truckload Carriers Association announced the grand prize winners of its 34th Annual National Fleet Safety Awards: Erb International Inc. of New Hamburg, Ontario, and Roehl Transport of Marshfield, Wis

March 4, 2010 - Industry News

TCA Honors Top Company Drivers, Owner-Operators

The Truckload Carriers Association honored the top company drivers as well as owner-operators this week as it announced the winners of its annual Company Equipment Driver of the Year and Owner Operator of the Year contests during its annual conventio

March 3, 2010 - Industry News

Coast Guard Puts the Brakes on Ambassador Bridge Project

The current Ambassador Bridge, which is 80 years old, is the busiest border crossing in North America, handling 1.6 million truck crossings each year.

The Detroit International Bridge Company's $1 billion plan to build a second span of the Ambassador Bridge between Detroit and Canada has been halted

Tags: Highways

March 3, 2010 - Industry News

CARB Gives Roush Pickups the Nod

The CARB certification applies to the 2010 Ford F-250 (shown) and F-350 models with the 5.4L V8 engine.

The California Air Resources Board has certified the Roush propane-powered Ford F-250 and F-350 pickup trucks to meet the state's emission standards

March 3, 2010 - Industry News

Old Dominion Opens New Warehouse Facility in North Carolina

Old Dominion Freight Line, a less-than-truckload carrier, has opened a new warehouse facility in Thomasville, N.C., which will serve as the headquarters for the OD-Warehousing and Distribution Services Divisio

March 3, 2010 - Industry News

TCP Assists in HB Holdings' Acquisition of McGriff Transportation

Transport Capital Partners lent its services to help HB Holdings, LLC of Birmingham, Ala., in its acquisition of McGriff Transportation of Cullman, Ala

March 3, 2010 - Industry News

Heavy Truck Orders Jump Almost 20 Percent From January

In February, net orders improved from the year-ago month as well as from January 2010.

Net orders for Class 8 trucks in February jumped 19.7 percent from January, when orders were the lowest since 200

March 3, 2010 - Industry News

NAFTA Land Trade Sees First Year-Over-Year Boost Since Sept. 2008

In December 2009, surface transportation trade between the U.S., Canada and Mexico saw its first year-over-year boost since September 200

March 3, 2010 - Industry News

Eaton Hybrid Systems Rack Up 30 Million Miles of Service

FedEx has accumulated more than five million miles on its Eaton-powered hybrid vehicles.(Photo Business Wire)

Eaton Corporation has more than 2,400 hybrid systems in use today, with customers collectively accumulating more than 30 million miles of service throughout the world

March 3, 2010 - Industry News

Truck Pride Chooses Timken As Preferred Bearing Supplier

Truck Pride Partners, a heavy-duty truck parts distributor, has selected The Timken Company as the preferred supplier of their Bearing product

March 3, 2010 - Industry News

ASTM Eyes New Biodiesel Grade For Cold Weather

ASTM International, a voluntary standards development organization, is considering ballots for changes to a biodiesel specification in response to isolated instances of filter clogging in cold weathe

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 2, 2010 - Industry News

Senate Clears Resumption of Highway, Safety Funds

Last night the Senate voted 78 to 19 to resume federal funding for highways and safety after Sen. Jim Bunning, R-Ky., agreed to remove his objection to a bill containing a short-term extension of the federal highway program

March 2, 2010 - Industry News

TET Adds Distributors, Endorsements For TerraCair DEF

Terra Environmental Technologies, a North American producer of diesel exhaust fluid, has added three new distributors to its network and received endorsements from three independent truckstops

Tags: Fuel and Oil


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