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August 14, 2009 - Industry News

Ohio Finalizes Plans for New Intermodal Terminal

A new intermodal terminal is set to open in North Baltimore, Ohio, in 2011; the venture was finalized Frida

Tags: Intermodal

August 14, 2009 - Industry News

Analyst Looks at YRC's Bankruptcy Potential

Analyst group Stifel Nicolaus' recent downgrading of shares of YRC Worldwide to sell from hold has many in the transportation industry sitting on pins and needles, anticipating the giant's demis

August 14, 2009 - Industry News

Towne Air Freight Purchases Texas Land and Air

Towne Air Freight, South Bend, Ind., has purchased Texas Land and Air in an effort to expand its ocean freight trucking business

August 14, 2009 - Industry News

Panther Expedited Rebrands Itself to Reflect Expanded Services

Panther Expedited Services is rebranding itself as a full-service transportation and logistics provider, with services including ground, air, ocean and logistics

August 14, 2009 - Industry News

Patriot Sells SunBelt Amid Fiscal Third Quarter Losses

Along with its fiscal third quarter report, Patriot Transportation Holding announced it has sold SunBelt Transport, one of its flatbed trucking companies, to an undisclosed buye

August 13, 2009 - Industry News

Americans Against Cross-Border Trucking, Survey Finds

According to a new survey, 66 percent of U.S. adults are not keen on opening the border to Mexican trucks operating in the U.S., even as the Obama Administration works to open the border

August 13, 2009 - Industry News

Shell Named Top Lubricants Supplier for Third Year in a Row

Shell Lubricants has secured the top spot in 2008 as the global lubricants supplier for the third year in a row, according to research released by Kline & Company

August 13, 2009 - Industry News

Arctic Express Recognized as Ohio Green Fleet

Clean Fuels Ohio has recognized Arctic Express with a "3 star" certification for its efforts in cutting vehicle emissions and petroleum fuel consumption

August 13, 2009 - Industry News

SAE Introduces Testing Practices to Address Corrosion Issues

SAE International has created a recommended practice to address the issue of corrosion in commercial vehicle parts

August 13, 2009 - Industry News

Freightliner Expands 'Slice of Life' Program with 2010 Technology

Freightliner has expanded its 'Slice of Life' program, with plans to give the three participants new Cascadia trucks equipped with Detroit Diesel's BlueTec selective catalytic reduction emissions technology

August 13, 2009 - Industry News

Moving Companies Improve Customer Satisfaction

Overall customer satisfaction with full-service moving companies has improved by 16 points this year from 200

August 13, 2009 - Industry News

Mac Trailer Names Meritor Wabco ABS Supplier

Meritor Wabco Vehicle Control Systems has been selected as Mac Trailer's standard anti-lock braking system supplier

August 13, 2009 - Industry News

A. Duie Pyle Takes Home Quality Award

Logistics Management magazine has named A. Duie Pyle as the top logistics provider in its 26th Annual Quest for Quality Awards in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regional LTL category

August 12, 2009 - Industry News

Court Sentences Men for Trucking Fraud

Two men have been sentenced for scamming truckers out of millions of dollars by falsely posing as brokers

August 12, 2009 - Industry News

LoJack SCI: Cargo Theft at Carrier Facilities On the Rise

The number of thefts at carrier facilities increased more than 300 percent during the second quarter from the first quarter of this yea

August 12, 2009 - Industry News

Intermodal Volumes Down 18.7 in 2Q

Intermodal volumes were down in all areas during the second quarter, with the exception of domestic containers, which saw a slight improvement of 0.9 percen

Tags: Intermodal

August 12, 2009 - Industry News

Freight Transportation Services Index Stabilizes in June

The Freight Transportation Services Index settled at 94 in June, the same as in May, when it reached its lowest level in 12 year

August 12, 2009 - Industry News

One Fleet Talks About How it's Dealing with Higher Prices for 2010 Engines

Bison Transport will be keeping some of its trucks longer, thanks to emissions-driven price increases. (Photo by Jim Park)

Now that official prices are coming out for engines that will meet 2010 federal emissions standards, fleets are seriously looking at how they're going to deal with that additional $6,000 to $10,000 penalty. Many fleets that have been on a three- or four-year trade cycle are now looking at keeping their trucks longer. One of them is Bison Transport, one of Canada's largest truckload operations and a company oft-recognized for innovations in safety and equipment

August 12, 2009 - Industry News

Uptick in Truck Market Seen for Second Half of 2010

Demand for new heavy- and medium-duty vehicles is not expected to pick back up until the second half of 201

August 12, 2009 - Industry News

ACOFAS Announces Upcoming Technician Training Clinic

The American Council Of Frame and Alignment Specialists is holding a Technician Training Clinic event Oct. 6 and 7 in Milan, Ill

Tags: Events

August 12, 2009 - Industry News

Funding Helps Eaton Develop Hybrid Power Systems

Eaton will help produce plug-in hybrid electric power systems for 378 vehicles, as part of $45.4 million government grant

August 12, 2009 - Industry News

Hammond Taps CSTK As Arctic Breeze Dealer

Arctic Breeze Truck AC is offered in both day cab and sleeper cab configurations.

Hammond Air Conditioning has tapped CSTK, a transportation solutions provider, as the official dealer of its Arctic Breeze Truck AC system

August 11, 2009 - Industry News

DOE Expects Boost in Diesel Price for '10, No Change in '09

The U.S. Department of Energy predicts this year's average diesel price will settle at $2.46 a gallon, the same as last month's forecast, but its forecast for 2010 is up 5 cents from last month, to $2.84

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 11, 2009 - Industry News

Xora Merges With Gearworks Under Xora Name

Xora, Mountain View, Calif., has merged with Gearworks, Eagan, Minn., into one location-based mobile business applications provider

August 11, 2009 - Industry News

Report Warns Against Dependency on Oil

Rising gas prices coupled with the economic downturn have magnified the issues associated with consumers' dependence on oil, according to new research by the Natural Resources Defense Counci

Tags: Fuel and Oil

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