TopNews

15701  -  15725  of  34008

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

August 11, 2009 - Industry News

Celadon Posts Lower Revenue and Income

Celadon Group saw its revenue and net income fall during the second quarter of 2009, amid a weak freight market and pricing pressures

August 11, 2009 - Industry News

Con-way Freight Expands Globally

Con-way Freight has launched a portfolio of worldwide less-than-truckload services to help customers understand the company's global offerings

August 11, 2009 - Industry News

Drivers Still Unhappy With Their Jobs, Survey Says

About half of drivers said they don't feel respected in their jobs, and many feel undervalued, according to a recent survey taken at truckstops

August 11, 2009 - Industry News

Continental Surpasses SmartWay Compliance Goal

Continental Tire North America has surpassed its goal of meeting the standards set out by the EPA's SmartWay Transport Partnership in its first year of participation

August 11, 2009 - Industry News

Safety Inspectors to Compete for Championship Next Week

Forty-four roadside inspectors from across North America will compete to be named the best safety inspector at the annual North American Inspectors Championship in Pittsburgh next week

Tags: Events

August 11, 2009 - Industry News

Express-1 Income Falls Amid Lower Revenue

Express-1 Expedited Solutions' net income for the second quarter was $288,000, a 63 percent drop from $774,000 for the same quarter of 2008

August 10, 2009 - Industry News

CDL Reporting System Needs Improvement

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, in a report card on its long-term effort to improve the commercial driver license program, says there still is work to be done to improve the timeliness of reporting and data security

August 10, 2009 - Industry News

Obama Emphasizes Need to "Reject Protectionism" during North American Summit

President Barack Obama, center, with Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper, left, and Mexico's President Felipe Calderon, right, at the leaders' meeting at the Cabanas Cultural Center Monday. (White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama, in meetings with Mexican President Felipe Calderon over the weekend, promised that he will find a way to meet the U.S.' commitment to open the border to Mexican trucks under the North American Free Trade Agreement

August 10, 2009 - Industry News

Covenant Transport Implements ACS' Truckstop Scanning

Covenant Transport has made a deal with Affiliated Computer Services to use the company's TripPak Truck Stop Scanning services

Newsletter

We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.

GotQuestions?

sponsored by

ELDs and Telematics Experts

The expert, Scott Sutarik from Geotab, will answer your questions

View All

GotQuestions?

Sleeper Cab Power Experts

The expert, Steve Carlson from Xantrex, will answer your questions

View All