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March 27, 2009 - Industry News

Con-way Truckload Recognized by EPA's SmartWay Transport Partnership

Con-way Truckload has received the highest fuel efficiency and environmental performance score for 2008 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay Transport Partnership

March 27, 2009 - Industry News

Independent Trucker Group Asks President to Suspend Plans for Mexican Trucks

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has asked President Obama to suspend any immediate plans to establish another cross-border trucking program

March 26, 2009 - Industry News

Speed Limit to Increase on Certain Sections of Twinned Highways in Manitoba

The speed limit on certain sections of twinned roadway in Manitoba will increase to 110 kilometres per hour effective July 1, but fines will also increase for those caught exceeding the limit

March 26, 2009 - Industry News

Continental Tire North America Dedicates New Headquarters

Continental Tire North America (CTNA) celebrated the grand opening of its new North American headquarters in South Carolina. CTNA held a special ceremony attended by community leaders, customers and employees

March 26, 2009 - Industry News

New Report Details Impact of Crumbling Infrastructure

A report released by the American Society of Civil Engineers shows that with ingenuity and the right amount of commitment on the part of the nation's leaders and the American people, the infrastructure crisis is a solvable problem

Tags: Highways

March 26, 2009 - Industry News

WABCO Welcomes EU Mandate for Compulsory Electronic Stability Control Starting in 2011

Wabco ESC test

Wabco Holdings Inc. announced its support for the recently approved European Union mandate that sets better standards to improve road safety in Europe, including the EU's new regulation to introduce electronic stability control (ESC) systems on new heavy commercial vehicle

March 26, 2009 - Industry News

Aljex Answers FAQS with Video How-Tos

Aljex Software Inc. has launched a new approach to customer training and support: short, targeted, online videos

March 26, 2009 - Industry News

Bolt Express Adds Onboard Logging

Over the past several months Bolt Express has begun installing onboard logging equipment in their trucks in an effort to keep their drivers safe and violation free

March 26, 2009 - Industry News

'Operation Safe Driver' Takes Commercial Vehicles, Drivers Off the Road for Violations

Pennsylvania State Police personnel and police officers from more than 20 municipal departments statewide conducted 2,419 commercial motor vehicle roadside inspections and placed 118 vehicles and 114 drivers out of service for violation

March 26, 2009 - Industry News

Crescent Crown Distributing Unveils New Distribution Center and Hybrid Trucks from PacLease

Crescent Crown's opened its newest distribution center in Surprise, Ariz., a "green" facility that will distribute six million cases of beer per year and has leased hybrid diesel-electric Peterbilt 335 delivery trucks expected to save 35 percent in fuel costs

March 26, 2009 - Industry News

California State Treasurer Announces Partnership to Help Diesel Trucks Reduce Emissions

California State Treasurer Bill Lockyer announced his office will team with the California Air Resources Board (ARB) on a $48 million loan guarantee program to help California truckers comply with new diesel emissions regulations

March 26, 2009 - Industry News

Truck-Lite 2008 Show Truck Winner Announced

Only points separated four of the top working show trucks in America competing for the 2008 Truck-Lite Trophy awarded at the Mid-America Trucking Show

March 26, 2009 - Industry News

Decisiv Releases Freightliner Fleet Program

Decisiv, Inc. announced that a new Freightliner version of the Decisiv Service Management Platform (DSMP 5.1) is in use at a number of large national fleet customers

March 26, 2009 - Industry News

West Side Transport Names 2008 Driver of the Year

Dave Fleming

West Side Transport, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, recently named Dave Fleming as their 2008 Driver of the Year

March 25, 2009 - Industry News

Senator Specter Won't Support Card Check

Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., a key supporter in the past of legislation to ease union organizing, has decided not to vote for the bill this time around. His decision will make it harder for the Employee Free Choice Act

March 25, 2009 - Industry News

Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano to Address International Border Trade Conference

Border Trade Alliance (BTA) announced that U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano will deliver the keynote address at the BTA 2009 International Conferenc

Tags: Events

March 25, 2009 - Industry News

Missouri-Based APT Transportation Joins Total Transportation Services' National Network

Total Transportation Services LLC announced the addition of APT Transportation, a full-service transportation and logistics agency headquartered in Springfield, MO

March 25, 2009 - Industry News

ATA Charges Los Angeles Mayor, Port Officials Mislead Public, Distort Purpose of Litigation

Clayton Boyce, American Trucking Associations vice president of public affairs, criticized officials of the City of Los Angeles, the Port of Los Angeles and the Natural Resources Defense Council for misleading the public and pres

March 25, 2009 - Industry News

ATA Truck Tonnage index rose 1.7 Percent in February

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index edged 1.7 percent higher in February 2009, marking the second consecutive month-to-month increase

Tags: Economy

March 25, 2009 - Industry News

Two ATA Councils Reorganize

The Safety & Loss Prevention Management Council and the Security Council of the American Trucking Associations have reorganized to form the Supply Chain Security & Loss Prevention Council (SCS&LPC) and the Safety Management Council (SMC)

March 25, 2009 - Industry News

Hella produces 100-millionth Electronic Pedal Sensor

Hella KGaA Hueck & Co. produced its 100-millionth electronic pedal-sensor module in mid-February at its plant in Recklinghausen, Germany

March 25, 2009 - Industry News

Descartes Unveils its Next Generation of Logistics Solutions at Global User Group Conference

Descartes Evolution 2009 User Group Conference - Descartes Systems Group, a global on-demand software-as-a-service (SaaS) logistics solutions provider, unveiled its latest generation of solutions at its Global User Group Conference in Atlanta, Georgia

March 25, 2009 - Industry News

Velvac Announces Acquisition of K-10 Enterprizes

Velvac, Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of components to the trucking industry, announced today that it has acquired the assets of K-10 Enterprizes of Mission, Tex.

March 25, 2009 - Industry News

AB Volvo publishes 2008 Sustainability Report

AB Volvo has published its 2008 Sustainability Report, which is available on the Volvo Group website

March 25, 2009 - Industry News

Dana Celebrates 25th Anniversary Producing Central Tire Inflation Systems

Dana Holding Corp. this year is celebrating its 25th anniversary as a supplier of Central Tire Inflation Systems (CTIS) to the military and commercial vehicle industries

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