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April 7, 2009 - Industry News

TruckersB2B, Pegasus TransTech Team Up to Offer Truck Stop Scanning

TruckersB2B has partnered with Pegasus TransTech to offer Transflo Express truckstop scanning to its members

April 7, 2009 - Industry News

NHTSA Truck Stopping Distance Rule Delayed - Again

The most recent U.S. Department of Transportation report on significant rulemakings indicates another push back in the regulatory timeline of the truck stopping distance rule.

April 7, 2009 - Industry News

Mack Announces 2008 Distributors of the Year

Mack Trucks named East Texas Mack Sales, Longview, Texas, the 2008 North American Distributor of the Year

April 7, 2009 - Industry News

YRC Worldwide Working With Women in Trucking

YRC Worldwide has announced a partnership with Women in Trucking to address the real and perceived barriers that exist in the transportation industry, particularly for women

April 7, 2009 - Industry News

Con-way Truckload Driver Reaches 3-Million-Mile Mark

Con-way Truckload announced that a 10th company driver has achieved the elite career milestone of 3 million miles of dedicated service

April 7, 2009 - Industry News

Atlantic Street Capital Acquires EZE Trucking

Atlantic Street Capital, a private equity firm, announced the acquisition of EZE Trucking, a leading heavy haul and over dimensional transportation provider based in Los Angeles

April 6, 2009 - Industry News

Carlisle Exiting Brake Business

Carlisle Companies announced that its subsidiary Motion Control Industries will exit the on-highway friction and brake shoe business

April 6, 2009 - Industry News

Distribution/LTL Association Names Chairman

The Distribution and LTL Carriers Association elected a new chairman, Michael D. Moran, at their recent management conference and exhibition in Tampa, Fla

April 6, 2009 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Up Only Slightly

Diesel prices rose only slightly last week, with the national average up 7/10 of a cent per gallon

Tags: Fuel and Oil

April 6, 2009 - Industry News

Peterbilt Model 384 Awarded EPA SmartWay Certification

The Peterbilt Model 384 has been recognized as fuel efficient and environmentally friendly by the Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay program

April 6, 2009 - Industry News

Caterpillar, Navistar Sign Deal for Cat Vocational Trucks, Global On-Highway Venture

As the next step in the alliance announced last June, Caterpillar and Navistar have signed a definitive agreement to produce Caterpillar heavy-duty vocational trucks for North America and form a 50/50 joint venture to pursue global commercial truck opportunitie

April 5, 2009 - Industry News

March Economic Numbers: Unemployment Up, Factor Orders Rise

Another 663,000 jobs were lost in March and unemployment rose, while for-hire trucking payrolls fell nearly 15,000. However, there were some glimmers of hope in some numbers last week that are used to measure the manufacturing sector

Tags: Economy

April 5, 2009 - Industry News

OOIDA Asks for Court Ruling on Mexican Trucks

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has asked a federal court for a ruling on the association's legal challenge to the Mexican trucking pilot program

April 4, 2009 - Industry News

Class 8, Medium-Duty Trucks Hit Hard by Economic Weakness

Highway tractors continue to depreciate at a heavy rate, according to a report by the American Truck Dealers Official Commercial Truck Guide

Tags: Economy

April 4, 2009 - Industry News

Port of Tacoma Unveils Fee-Free Truck Emissions Program

Trucks at the Port of Tacoma

The Port of Tacoma authorized a new, fee-free, market-based program to reduce emissions from trucks that serve the Port

Tags: Intermodal

April 3, 2009 - Industry News

Trailer Dealers Postpone Meeting

The National Trailer Dealers Association is postponing its October convention until 2010 because of the recession

Tags: Events

April 3, 2009 - Industry News

World of Large Cars Scheduled for July

A truck beauty show, "World of Large Cars: A Tribute to Bette Garber" will be held July 3-5 at the Macoupin County Fairgrounds in Carlinville, Ill

Tags: Events

April 3, 2009 - Industry News

LA Port Offers Day Pass System

Long-haul truckers who need occasional access to the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach will now be able to purchase day passes

Tags: Intermodal

April 3, 2009 - Industry News

Truck Orders up in March

Class 8 total net orders for all major North American OEMs totaled 8,594 units in March, up 26 percent from February, according to preliminary data released by FTR Associates

April 3, 2009 - Industry News

Government Opening More TWIC Centers

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration is opening more enrollment centers as the deadline for port workers to have their Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) cards approaches

Tags: Intermodal

April 3, 2009 - Industry News

NTEA Recognizes Members With Verification Program

The National Truck Equipment Association has recognized one member company and requalified 10 companies through its Member Verification Program for their commitment to safety and quality standards

April 3, 2009 - Industry News

Obama Names Nominees for Two DOT Posts

President Barack Obama announced his nominees to head the Federal Highway Administration and the Research and Innovative Technology Administration, both part of the Department of Transportation

April 3, 2009 - Industry News

Navistar Honors Top Performing International Dealers

Navistar recently recognized 26 of its top performing dealers from around the globe with the International Circle of Excellence Award

April 3, 2009 - Industry News

Broker Survey Finds Margins Eroding

TransCore released the second annual Broker Benchmark Survey at Transportation Intermediaries Association Annual Meeting

April 3, 2009 - Industry News

HDA Adds Business Development Managers

HDA Parts Network announced the appointment of Bo Ward and Ron Fleischhacker to the newly created position of business development manager

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