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August 27, 2009 - Industry News

Trailer Bridge Taps Suter as New CEO

Florida-based freight carrier Trailer Bridge has tapped Ivy Barton Suter as its new CEO, replacing Ralph Heim, who has served as interim CEO since December

August 27, 2009 - Industry News

Brenntag Completes DEF Sales Certification Program

Brenntag North America, a chemical distribution company, recently held a three-week diesel exhaust fluid sales certification program for 10 participants

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 27, 2009 - Industry News

YRC Appoints New Chief Strategy Officer for Turnaround

The board of directors of less-than-truckload giant YRC Worldwide has appointed Richard Williamson as its new chief strategy office

August 27, 2009 - Industry News

GE Capital Fleet Services Saves $83 Million For Customers in 2Q

Customers of GE Capital Fleet Services saved $83 million in aggregate during the second quarter of 200

August 27, 2009 - Industry News

Datamonitor Offers Outlook for Global Express Industry

It will likely take until late next year before the global express market escapes the economic doldrums, according to new research by independent market analyst Datamonitor

August 27, 2009 - Industry News

TRALA to Host Free Webinar on 2010 Engine Technologies

The Truck Renting and Leasing Association will present a free web conference on 2010 engine emission technologie

Tags: Events

August 27, 2009 - Industry News

DOE Shells Out $300 Million To Fund Clean Vehicles

The U.S. Department of Energy is shelling out $300 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to fund 25 cost-share projects under the Clean Cities progra

August 27, 2009 - Industry News

NATDA Runs Out of Exhibitor Space for Trade Show

The North American Trailer Dealers Association has sold out of exhibitor space for the 2009 NATDA Trade Show and Convention, despite expanding space by 60 percent from last yea

Tags: Events

August 27, 2009 - Industry News

SMC3 Gears Up for Winter Conference

SMC3 has announced the agenda and speaker line-up for its educational and networking conference, "2010 Jump Start: Supply Chain's Look Ahead," Jan. 19-20 in Atlanta

Tags: Events

August 26, 2009 - Industry News

Networkfleet Reaches 10-Year Milestone

Networkfleet has reached the 10-year mark of providing wireless fleet management solutions to more than 100,000 subscriber vehicles in the U.S

August 26, 2009 - Industry News

Boost in Durable Goods Shipments Offers Hope For Trucking

Shipments of manufactured durable goods were up $3.5 billion, or 2 percent, to $173.1 billion in July, following a 0.7 percent boost in Jun

Tags: Economy

August 26, 2009 - Industry News

Trucking Company Failures Decline in the 2Q

The number of trucking companies that filed for bankruptcy fell to 370 during the second quarter, a 61.9 percent drop from the second quarter of 2008 when it was 97

August 26, 2009 - Industry News

ATA Defends Truck Safety Record

The American Trucking Associations says a report released this week by a group representing trial lawyers, claiming that more than 28,000 motor carriers have been violating federal safety regulations, ignores key truck safety facts

August 26, 2009 - Industry News

Truck Tonnage Rises 2.1 Percent in July

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was up 2.1 percent in July, raising the index to 101.

Tags: Economy

August 26, 2009 - Industry News

OEConnection to Offer Services to International Dealers

OEConnection President and CEO Charles Rotuno sits in a new 2009 International LoneStar truck.

Through an agreement with Navistar, OEConnection, an online parts and service exchange, will implement its supply chain solutions at International truck dealerships in the U.S. and Canad

August 26, 2009 - Industry News

FMCSA Mulls Safety Exam for New Entrants

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has released an advance notice of proposed rulemaking, requesting comments from the industry on whether the agency should require new carrier applicants to pass a safety examinatio

August 26, 2009 - Industry News

Illinois Passes Anti-Indemnification Law

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed an anti-indemnification bill into law Tuesday night, which protects motor carriers against shipper contracts that hold carriers accountable for the shipper's negligenc

August 26, 2009 - Industry News

SmartDrive Program Found to Reduce Driver Distraction

Commercial drivers can reduce the risks related to distraction by 50 percent or more by using the SmartDrive Measured Safety Progra

August 26, 2009 - Industry News

Ontario Forges Ahead With LCV Program

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation is under way with its pilot program for long combination vehicle

August 25, 2009 - Industry News

Coalition Working on SmartWay Program for Port Drayage Trucks

The Coalition for Responsible Transportation has committed to forming a national SmartWay certification program and rating system for green port drayage trucks, thanks to a new partnership with the EPA's SmartWay Transport Program

August 25, 2009 - Industry News

SAF-Holland Posts 2Q Loss Amid Positive Outlook

Despite strong sales in the month of June, SAF-Holland posted a loss of $6.58 million during the second quarter, compared with a profit of $16.7 million in the year-ago quarte

August 25, 2009 - Industry News

Class 8 Sales Down 32.9 Percent in July

Sales of Class 8 trucks were down 32.9 percent in July 2009 from July 200

August 25, 2009 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel Ahead of Schedule With BlueTec Testing

Detroit Diesel says it's ahead of schedule in testing its BlueTec emissions technology for 2010, having completed 25 million miles of testin

August 25, 2009 - Industry News

Transportation Insurance Rates Drop Slightly in 2Q

Transportation insurance premiums have started to drop slowly in the second quarter of 2009, as rates were down 1 to 10 percent for many in the trucking, intermodal trucking, bulk transportation, and messenger and courier services segment

August 25, 2009 - Industry News

HDT to Host Free Webinar on SCR

Heavy Duty Trucking, Detroit Diesel BlueTec and FactsAboutSCR.com will hold a webinar on the new EPA 2010 emissions control technology selective catalytic reduction and the development of the diesel exhaust fluid infrastructure in North Americ

Tags: Events

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