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August 23, 2010 - Industry News

Utility Picks Up Business For Lightweight Dry Van Trailer

The 4000D-X Composite is made with a polyurethane foam core construction that structurally bonds the interior lining panels to the outside skin panels.

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company has announced that Mesilla Valley Transport and McNay Truck Line have added the 4000D-X Composite dry van trailer to their fleets

August 23, 2010 - Industry News

Judge Rules in Favor of FedEx on Driver Status in Kansas

In the latest battle over FedEx Ground drivers' status, the company did not retain the "right to control" its drivers, a key aspect of the legal test for employment status. (Photo by FedEx)

A U.S. District Court Judge in Indiana has ruled that FedEx Ground drivers in Kansas were independent contractors, not employees

August 23, 2010 - Industry News

Bridgestone Receives Top Supplier Award From Volvo

Volvo has chosen Bridgestone as one of its Premium Suppliers for 2009, becoming the first tire manufacturer to receive Volvo's award

August 20, 2010 - Industry News

PPI, Leading Economic Index Inch Up

The Producer Price Index for Finished Goods inched up 0.2 percent in July, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Tags: Economy

August 20, 2010 - Industry News

Nine Charged in CDL Scam in Pennsylvania

The defendants charged with indictment appeared before a federal magistrate in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

A U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania charged nine defendants with knowingly producing, attempting to produce, conspiring to produce and aiding and abetting the production of false Pennsylvania commercial driver's licenses

August 20, 2010 - Industry News

Lonestar Truck Group Opens New Dealership in Waco

The new Waco facility sits on 10 acres of land with over 60,000 square feet of dealership space.

The Lonestar Truck Group has opened the new Waco Freightliner dealership located in Waco, Texas

August 20, 2010 - Industry News

Hyundai Translead Chooses Ridge Corp. For Aero Side Fairings

Hyundai Translead, which manufactures dry van trailers, refrigerated trailers, container chassis and converter dollies, has chosen Ridge Corporation's Green Wing aerodynamic side fairing components as its preferred aerodynamic component supplier

August 20, 2010 - Industry News

Inc. Puts Eight Transportation Companies on 500 List

Eight transportation and logistics companies landed on Inc. magazine's 2010 list of the 500 fastest-growing private companies

August 20, 2010 - Industry News

MAPI Report: Manufacturing to Grow Faster Than Overall Economy

Manufacturing production is expected to grow by 5.7 percent in 2010 and 4.7 percent in 2011, according to a report recently released by the Manufacturers Alliance/MAPI

Tags: Economy

August 20, 2010 - Industry News

New Mexico County Takes Delivery of Hydraulic Hybrid Refuse Truck

The HLA system on this refuse vehicle captures the trucks' kinetic energy during braking to assist in launching and accelerating the vehicle.

Los Alamos County in New Mexico has taken delivery of the first hydraulic hybrid refuse truck in the state, which will be used in daily residential refuse pick up operations

August 20, 2010 - Industry News

Ohio Governor Proposes Higher Truck Weight Limit

Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland has proposed to increase truck weights on the state's highways to increase export

August 20, 2010 - Industry News

Volvo to Rehire 270 Plant Workers on Increased Orders

Many employees will return to Volvo Truck's New River Valley plant in September, a promising sign for the trucking industry. Here, technicians install an engine at the Virginia plant. (Photo by Volvo)

Volvo Truck North America will be recalling about 270 former employees to its New River Valley assembly plant in Dublin, Va., following a boost in orders for new truck

August 20, 2010 - Industry News

Navistar Debuts eStar at American LeMans Series Race

Navistar was the presenting sponsor at this weekend's American LeMans Series (ALMS) race in Elkhart Lake, Wis., with its eStar all-electric truck on display at the event

August 19, 2010 - Industry News

FedEx Drivers File Suit in Massachusetts Over Contractor Status

Your scribe -- between writing assignments last summer -- out earning his keep on the big road with 55,000 pounds of frozen waffles.

FedEx Ground now faces a lawsuit filed by 31 current and former drivers in U.S. District Court in Bosto

August 19, 2010 - Industry News

CARB Pushes Back Hearing on Proposed Amendments; Workshops Added

The California Air Resources Board has postponed the hearing to consider the proposed amendments to the Tractor-Trailer (aerodynamics) Greenhouse Gas Regulation, Truck and Bus (engine) Regulation, and Drayage Truck (engine) Regulation until November 2010

August 19, 2010 - Industry News

ATA Urges PHMSA to Reconsider Proposed Hazmat Carrier Fitness Rules

PHMSA has been making changes to its change its special permits program for hazardous materials haulers. ATA provided its feedback recently.

In a testimony before the Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, American Trucking Associations Vice President Rich Moskowitz told the agency that proposed standards for hazardous material carrier fitness were unacceptabl

August 19, 2010 - Industry News

Performance Team Lands on List of Top 100 3PLs

Santa Fe Springs, Calif.-based Performance Team landed on Inbound Logistics' list of Top 100 Third-Party Logistics Providers for 2010

August 19, 2010 - Industry News

Truckload Carrier Takes Advantage of DERA Funds For Side Skirts

Tacoma, Wash.-based Interstate Distributor Co. expects to save 1.1 million gallons of diesel fuel a year with the 2,058 Freight Wing Aeroflex side skirts the company began installing in July of 2010.

With the help of a $875,972 grant from the EPA's Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) in a cost-sharing program, Tacoma, Wash.-based Interstate Distributor Co. will install 2,058 Freight Wing Aeroflex side skirts at its maintenance facilities

August 19, 2010 - Industry News

Railroads Post Record High Volumes For 2010

Rail intermodal traffic on U.S. railroads set another record high for the year, with 233,767 total trailers and containers for the week ending Aug. 1

Tags: Intermodal

August 19, 2010 - Industry News

Virginia Completes I-81 Corridor Improvements

The final phase of improvement projects in Northern Virginia aimed at handling more trains at higher speeds has been completed, eliminating a choke point on Norfolk Southern's Crescent Corridor

Tags: Intermodal

August 19, 2010 - Industry News

TransCore Survey: Using Load Boards Pays Off

Carriers using load boards for more than 40 percent of their loads can earn an additional $800 per truck every mont

August 18, 2010 - Industry News

ACT Blames Seasonality For Sharp Drop in Class 8 Orders

July net orders were 11,667 units, compared to the 15,999 units reported in June.

While net orders of Class 8 vehicles fell 27 percent from June to July, ACT Research Co. says the slip is common around this season

August 18, 2010 - Industry News

Direct ChassisLink to Expand Into Southeast, Gulf

Direct ChassisLink said it will expand its chassis program to the Southeast and Gulf inland regions starting Sept. 7

Tags: Intermodal

August 18, 2010 - Industry News

USA Truck Expands Into Intermodal Container Service

USA Truck has entered into a long-term agreement with BNSF Railway to move private 53-foot domestic intermodal containers

August 18, 2010 - Industry News

FLS Joins Effort to Combat Cargo Theft

FLS Transportation, a privately held, asset-based provider of transportation and logistics services, has joined the CargoNet program, which helps prevent cargo theft and increases recovery rates through secure and controlled information sharing between theft victims, their business partners and law enforcement

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