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February 16, 2010 - Industry News

UPS Expands Two-Day Service Between U.S. and Canada

UPS Freight's expanded service includes two-day transit between Montreal and Milwaukee, Rockford, Ill., and St. Louis as well as between Toronto and points in Georgia and the Carolinas. (Photo by UPS)

UPS Freight is now offering two-day delivery from Montreal and Toronto as far south as Atlanta and St. Louis

February 16, 2010 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Fall About a Cent in Fifth Straight Dip

Oil closed higher Tuesday on a weak dollar, a gain in stocks and concerns about Iran's nuclear plans.

Following last week's delay in diesel price reporting amid severe winter storms, the Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration said diesel prices were down for the fifth week in a row Tuesda

Tags: Fuel and Oil

February 16, 2010 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor PlatinumShield Brake Shoes Win TWNA's Technical Achievement Award

Truck Writers of North America has recognized the rust preventative coating on ArvinMeritor's PlatinumShield Brake Shoes as the top technical achievement for 2009. The award presentation took place at the annual Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) meeting in Tampa, Fla

February 16, 2010 - Industry News

Great Dane Expands Distribution Network

Great Dane Trailers has expanded its North American distribution network with three new dealer locations

February 16, 2010 - Industry News

Investing Wisely in Green Technologies

These days, there are more opportunities than ever to implement "green" into your fleet. And while these green technologies have their advantages and disadvantages, the most important thing, especially in these economic times, is to find

February 16, 2010 - Industry News

Spot Freight Falls Beyond Seasonal Norms

While January freight availability was up on a year-over-year basis, the spot freight market was down 38 percent from December to January, exceeding seasonal norm

February 15, 2010 - Industry News

NPTC Teams Up With Trucker Buddy

The National Private Truck Council and Trucker Buddy International have announced an agreement to work together to provide industry content and promotion of both organizations

February 15, 2010 - Industry News

Four More Yokohama Tires Earn SmartWay Verification

Four more Yokohama commercial truck tires have been added to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay list of verified fuel-saving technologies for tires

February 15, 2010 - Industry News

Navistar Dealers Offer Parts Deal for Used Truck Buyers

Navistar Parts is offering a special deal for those buying a used truck at an International dealer

February 12, 2010 - Industry News

Diesel Takes Fourth Straight Dive Amid Winter Storms

Diesel continued its downward trend last week, falling 1.2 cents in the fuel's fourth straight weekly dro

Tags: Fuel and Oil

February 12, 2010 - Industry News

Dupre' Logistics Upgrades to Qualcomm's MCP 100

Dupre' Logistics, Lafayette, La., has chosen to install Qualcomm's Mobile Computing Platform 100 Series throughout its entire fleet

February 12, 2010 - Industry News

CRST Awarded $4.5 Million in Fees Following Sexual Harassment Suit

A federal judge ordered the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to hand over $4.5 million in attorney fees to CRST Van Expedited, which was sued in 2007 by the federal agency, according to reports by the Des Moines Register

February 12, 2010 - Industry News

South Carolina Truck Show Slated For June 25

The South Carolina Truck Show will be held June 25-26, 2010, at the Faith Assembly of God Church in Charleston, S.C

Tags: Events

February 12, 2010 - Industry News

New Report Calls For Infrastructure Funding Through VMT

A new report by Rand Corporation suggests the pending reauthorization of the federal transportation bill should look at more direct ways to fund the U.S. transportation system, such as charging drivers directly for the miles they travel

Tags: Highways

February 12, 2010 - Industry News

Kenworth Names 2010 Dealer Council Members

Kenworth Truck Company has named its Kenworth Dealer Council members for 2010

February 11, 2010 - Industry News

Kenworth, Peterbilt Dealers Offer DPF Cleaning Service

In its performance tests, Paccar Parts found that the FSX diesel particulate filter cleaning machine got filters 9 percent cleaner than other machines.

Participating Kenworth and Peterbilt dealers now offer a diesel particulate filter cleaning service through the FSX Inc. cleaning machine

February 11, 2010 - Industry News

Westport Boosts Revenue on Strong Cummins Westport Shipments

Westport Innovations, which provides alternative fuel, low-emissions transportation technologies, came out of the third quarter of fiscal 2010 with a boost in revenue from strong Cummins Westport shipments and a narrower net loss compared to the year-ago quarter

February 11, 2010 - Industry News

Seasonality, Other Factors At Play in Jan. Drop in Fuel Purchases

While a new index tracking diesel fuel purchases by truckers fell dramatically from December to January, the fall is most likely due to the normal seasonality of freigh

February 11, 2010 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Reopens Interstates Following Snowstorms

Pennsylvania has reopened Interstates 78, 81, 83, 76, 476, 676 and 176 today, following the winter blizzards that caused the state to close the interstates this week

Tags: Highways

February 11, 2010 - Industry News

Dependable Companies Purchases LTL Carrier

The Dependable Companies has purchased Matheson Fast Freight, an Elk Grove, Calif.-based less-than-truckload carrie

February 11, 2010 - Industry News

YRC Pens Deal to Secure $70 Million in Capital

YRC Worldwide's investors have agreed to purchase $70 million in new unsecured convertible notes in a private placement. The company will use the proceeds from the issuance of these new notes to pay off its 201

February 11, 2010 - Industry News

ACT: Improved Demand Coming in Second Half of 2010, 2011

Trends in the economy and transportation sector continue to indicate that things will get better in the second half of 2010 and that we'll start to see demand for trucks firm up this year and into 201

February 11, 2010 - Industry News

Remy to Supply Electric Motors For Use in Allison's Hybrid Truck Program

Remy International has signed a long-term agreement with Allison Transmission to supply Allison with Remy HVH410 electric motors to be used in the new Allison Transmission Commercial Hybrid Truck Program

February 10, 2010 - Industry News

Cadec Partners With Cell Data Services Provider

Cadec Global, a provider of advanced fleet management solutions, has partnered with Aeris Communications to offer new integrated and optimized nationwide cellular data services for its customers

February 10, 2010 - Industry News

TEC Equipment to Offer Cottrell Auto Transport Equipment

Commercial truck dealer TEC Equipment has signed an agreement with Cottrell Inc. to sell Cottrell auto transport equipment and related parts at its Portland, Ore., location

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