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March 13, 2009 - Industry News

Kenworth Names Dealer Councils

Kenworth has named its 2009 Kenworth Service Council and Kenworth Parts Council. The Service Council is made up of leading Kenworth service managers in the U.S. and Canada, while the Parts Council is made up of leading parts managers

March 13, 2009 - Industry News

California Transportation and Logistics Summit Scheduled

On April 9, the 2009 Southern California Transportation and Logistics Summit will address key issues facing the Transportation and Logistics Industry in Southern California and the nation

Tags: Events

March 13, 2009 - Industry News

The Clark Group Joins U.S. EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership

The Clark Group has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay Transport Partnership

March 13, 2009 - Industry News

Oregon Weekend Inspection Blitz Focuses on Hours Violations

During a weekend inspection blitz in Oregon in early March, 27 percent of drivers were placed out of service

March 12, 2009 - Industry News

Descartes Acquires Scancode

Descartes Systems Group, a global on-demand software-as-a-service (SaaS) logistics solutions provider, acquired privately-held Scancode Systems Inc

March 12, 2009 - Industry News

ARL Transport LLC Adopts Vigillo's Risk Management Solution

Vigillo LLC, provider of a web-based risk management platform for the delivery of policies, forms, training, assessments, and management reports to the trucking industry, announced that ARL Transport LLC has adopted its Software as a Service (SaaS)

March 12, 2009 - Industry News

WABCO University Graduates 35,000th Participant

WABCO Holdings Inc. announced that its WABCO University training center recently graduated its 35,000th participant

March 12, 2009 - Industry News

WABCO Announces Multi-Year Strategic Agreement to Supply CNHTC, China's Largest Manufacturer of Heavy-Duty Trucks

WABCO Holdings Inc. announced the completion of a strategic partnership agreement to supply China National Heavy Truck Corporation (CNHTC), the largest producer of heavy-duty trucks in China

March 12, 2009 - Industry News

Landstar Ranked #1 in Fortune Magazine's List of 'America's Most Admired Companies' in the Trucking Category

Landstar System, Inc., a safety-first non-asset based provider of transportation and logistics services, ranked first in the Trucking Category in Fortune magazine's 2009 list of "America's Most Admired Companies."

March 12, 2009 - Industry News

Cargo Transporters Deploys Navigo GPS Navigation

Maptuit Corporation announced Cargo Transporters has deployed NaviGo Advanced GPS Navigation throughout its fleet of 395 truck

March 12, 2009 - Industry News

Stephen Machin Named Vice President of Red Dot Corp.

Red Dot Corp., a leader in climate control solutions for heavy-duty vehicles and equipment, has appointed Stephen Machin vice president responsible for global manufacturing

March 12, 2009 - Industry News

ATA Files Motion to Intervene, Opposes Groups' Third Attempt to Change HOS Rules

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) yesterday filed a motion to intervene in the third legal challenge by the Teamsters and three so-called safety groups to the hours-of-service (HOS) rules first put in place in 2004

March 12, 2009 - Industry News

Pressure Systems International Announces "MTIST Stimulus Package"

Pressure Systems International, along with Wirth Financial and Velociti, announced a new retrofit program for the trucking industry

March 12, 2009 - Industry News

Reading Truck Body Sweeps "Green" and "Editors' Choice" Awards at Work Truck Show

Reading Truck Body, LLC (Reading, PA) won two awards at The Work Truck Show 2009 last wee

March 12, 2009 - Industry News

Aerodynamic Truck Design to be Honored at 25th National Space Symposium

A more efficient truck cab design will be inducted into the Space Technology Hall of Fame April 2 at the 25th National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo

March 12, 2009 - Industry News

Obama Administration to Revisit Cross-Border Trucking

After President Obama signed an appropriations bill this week that cuts off funding for a controversial cross-border trucking program with Meixco, the Obama administration has said that it wants to come up with an alternative approach to cross-border trucking

March 12, 2009 - Industry News

Kevin Burch, President of Jet Express Elected TCA Chairman

Kevin Burch, president of Jet Express Inc., Dayton, Ohio, has been elected as 2009-2010 chairman of the Truckload Carriers Association

March 12, 2009 - Industry News

Rocha, Roehl Earn Grand Prizes in TCA Safety Awards

The Truckload Carriers Association announced the grand prize winners of its 33rd Annual National Fleet Safety Awards: Rocha Transportation of Modesta, Calif., and Roehl Transport of Marshfield, Wis

March 11, 2009 - Industry News

FMCSA Releases Report on Cost-Benefit Analyses of Onboard Safety Systems

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has released the findings from three onboard safety system studies, finding that the benefits of using the systems over a period of five years outweighed the costs associated with purchasing the systems

March 11, 2009 - Industry News

Freight Transportation Services Index Falls 2.3 Percent in January

The Freight Transportation Services Index fell 2.3 percent in January from its December level, falling for the third consecutive month to its lowest level in more than five years

Tags: Economy

March 11, 2009 - Industry News

Eaton Assists Truck Fleet Owners in Applying For Government Diesel Hybrid Grants

Eaton has established a program to assist diesel truck fleet owners in applying for the $156 million in grants for diesel hybrid trucks that are available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

March 11, 2009 - Industry News

Peterbilt Medium-Duty Hybrids Qualify for Tax Credits

Peterbilt's medium-duty hybrids vehicles purchased in the United States are eligible to receive a tax credit of up to $12,000 from the federal government

March 11, 2009 - Industry News

Alabama Passes Steel Coil Hauling Legislation

Legislation expected to be signed by Alabama's governor will stiffen fines for truckers found hauling improperly secured steel coils in the state

March 10, 2009 - Industry News

ATA Counters Hours of Service Myths

The American Trucking Associations Tuesday released a statement to the media in response to the most recent legal challenge against the hours of service rules, calling safety advocates' criticism of the rules "myths.

March 10, 2009 - Industry News

"Card Check" Legislation Introduced in House and Senate

A bill pushed by unions to make it easier for them to organize companies was introduced in both the House and the Senate Tuesday. The Employee Free Choice Act, also known as "card check" legislation,

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