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March 17, 2009 - Industry News

Michelin to Raffle Set of X One XDN2 Tires at Mid-America Trucking Show

Michelin Americas Truck Tires is giving away a set of drive-axle truck tires to one lucky attendee at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) this week in Louisville, Ky

March 17, 2009 - Industry News

Con-way Multimodal Names Orr and Dietrich to Leadership Positions

Con-way Multimodal, the nationwide truckload brokerage division of Menlo Worldwide Logistics, today announced that Greg Orr and David Dietrich have joined the company

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Continue to Drop, Despite Higher Crude Prices

Diesel prices continue to fall, and have dropped below the $2-mark in many areas of the country, even as crude oil prices are now up closer to the $50 a barrel mark

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

Mexico Retaliates For Cutting Off Cross-Border Program

Mexico is retaliating for last week's actions that cut off funding for a federal pilot program that allowed a limited amount of cross-border trucking

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

2009 Tire Shipments to Drop Seven Percent

Tire shipments are projected to drop more than 7 percent in 2009 following a nearly 9 percent drop in 2008, according to the Rubber Manufacturers Association

Tags: Economy

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

NHTSA Says Expect Stopping Distance Rule in May

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration now estimates it will publish its final rule on reduced stopping distances on May 22

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

1st Guard Corp. Safeguards Customers by Eliminating Storage of Credit Card Information

1st Guard Corporation, a specialty insurer for long-haul truckers, recently implemented a monumental change in the way they store policyholder credit card information

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

Dealer of the Year Nominees Announced

This year's nominees for the American Truck Dealers/Heavy Duty Trucking Truck Dealer of the Year Award have been announced

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

First Quarterly Data Report on the U.S. Moving Industry Published

The American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA) has released the inaugural edition of Industry Trends, the first data publication to cover the U.S. moving and storage industry in depth

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

VDOT Proposal to Close Rest Areas Threatens Safety of Motorists

Despite receiving $694.5 million for highway projects in the federal stimulus package, the Virginia Department of Transportation is planning to close 25 of the state's 41 Interstate highway rest areas

Tags: Highways

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

SAF-Holland Wylie Texas Plant to Absorb Monroe North Carolina Fifth Wheel Manufacturing

SAF-Holland has announced that it will be moving fifth wheel manufacturing operations from its Monroe, North Carolina plant to its Wylie, Texas facility

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel Offers BlueTec Emissions Technology Training for Service Network

As the EPA 2010 emissions regulation nears, Detroit Diesel is dedicated to ensuring its service network is prepared for the launch of its BlueTec(r) Emissions Technology

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

FleetNet Establishes Technical Training Department

FleetNet America, Inc announced the establishment of a new and dedicated training department

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

Tickets Still Available to Hear Dan Ustian, CEO of Navistar Deliver the Keynote at HDMA Breakfast at MATS

Tickets are still available for the 19th HDMA Annual Breakfast & Briefing to be held this Frida

Tags: Events

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

Southeastern Freight Lines Announces Alabama Service Expansion

Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, announced that it has expanded direct service to the entire state of Alabama

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

'Transportation Transformation' Theme of Memphis Conference

Frederick W. Smith, chairman and CEO of FedEx, will lead a line-up of high-ranking industry, government and academic leaders addressing "The Global Green Initiative: Transportation in Transformation" in Memphis next month

Tags: Events

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

The Work Truck Show 2009 Attendance Grows 18.5% Despite Down Economy

More than 8,400 work truck industry professionals attended The Work Truck Show 2009 and 45th Annual National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Conventio

Tags: Events

March 16, 2009 - Industry News

Trucking Continues to Dominate Freight Movement

Despite the current weakness in demand for freight transportation services caused by the nation's recession, the long-term outlook remains bright for all modes of freigh

Tags: Economy

March 15, 2009 - Industry News

Mid-West Trucker's Assn. Tackles Illinois Tollway Glitches

The Mid-West Trucker's Association reported that In recent weeks they received numerous calls from members complaining that they have received fine notices from the Illinois Tollway for missed tolls

March 13, 2009 - Industry News

Fleets Earn Rebates for Fuel Purchases

Multi Service Corporation announces the launch of the company's new fuel card program for over-the-road fleets

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 13, 2009 - Industry News

Kenworth Names 2009 Parts Council Members To Help Enhance Customer Support

Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2009 Kenworth Parts Council members. The council consists of leading parts managers from Kenworth dealerships in the United States and Canada

March 13, 2009 - Industry News

Sno-Way International Wins New Product Innovation Award at The Work Truck Show 2009

Attendees at The Work Truck Show 2009 in Chicago voted the Mega Blade Revolution snow plow from Sno-Way International, Inc. (Hartford, WI) the most innovative produc

March 13, 2009 - Industry News

Obesity Linked to Dangerous Sleep Apnea in Truck Drivers

A new study has confirmed previous findings that obesity-driven testing strategies identify commercial truck drivers with a high likelihood of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and suggests that mandating OSA screenings could reduce the risk of truck crashes

March 13, 2009 - Industry News

Navistar Financial Corp. Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Navistar Financial Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Navistar International Corp. (NYSE: NAV), celebrated a milestone anniversary last week: 60 years of helping dealers and customers purchase International trucks, IC Buses and trailer products

March 13, 2009 - Industry News

NTEA Names New Board of Trustees

The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA), an association supporting the commercial truck and transportation equipment industry, recently announced the election of three new members to the NTEA Board of Trustees

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