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August 18, 2009 - Industry News

New Penn Teamsters to Reconsider YRC Contract Amid Merger Threat

Teamsters for YRC's regional operating unit New Penn, who rejected YRC Worldwide's new labor contract, will vote again on the changes on news of a possible merger of New Penn with YRC

August 18, 2009 - Industry News

MEMA Gears Up For Technology Conference

The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association is gearing up for its Information Services Council Annual Fall Conference, kicking things off with Tim Kraus, president and chief operating officer of the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Associatio

Tags: Events

August 17, 2009 - Industry News

Advantage PressurePro Makes Inc.'s 5000 List

Inc. magazine has added Advantage PressurePro, Harrisonville, Mo., to the 2009 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing companies

August 17, 2009 - Industry News

Congressman Levin Previews Eaton's Hybrid Systems

Eaton's Vice President and General Manager, Hybrid Power Systems, Dimitri Kazarinoff, center, updates U.S. Representative Sander Levin, right, on company commercial truck hybrid technology during a tour of the Eaton Innovation Center.

Eaton Corp. hosted U.S. Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich., who previewed the company's commercial vehicle hybrid power technology at its Michigan Innovation Center in Southfield

August 17, 2009 - Industry News

Sirius XM's Road Dog Trucking Goes on the Road

Sirius XM Radio is taking its Road Dog Trucking Radio on the road for a special series of live broadcasts from Texas, with appearances at Willie Nelson's truckstop Willie's Place and The Great American Trucking Show

Tags: Events

August 17, 2009 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Up Slightly

Diesel prices saw a slight increase this week, jumping 2.7 cents to $2.652, the fuel's fourth consecutive weekly boos

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 17, 2009 - Industry News

Bentz Transport Products to Shutter Operations

Bentz Transport Products will completely shut down its operations Tuesda

August 17, 2009 - Industry News

Dim Outlook for 2009 Deal Flow Among Transportation Sector

Deal flow in the global transportation and logistics industry was down 45 percent in the second quarter from the first quarter of this year, but trucking deals were u

August 17, 2009 - Industry News

NTTC Revamps Website

The National Tank Truck Carriers, an organization affiliated with the American Trucking Associations, has revamped its websit

August 17, 2009 - Industry News

Daimler Trucks Wins Telematics Award for RunSmart

Telematics Update has honored Daimler Trucks North American with its Best Telematics Service & Application for Commercial Vehicles award for Daimler's new RunSmart Predictive Cruise system

August 17, 2009 - Industry News

ATA Creates Educational Videos on 18 Safety Policies

The American Trucking Associations has created three videos to help educate people on its 18-point safety agenda

August 17, 2009 - Industry News

ATA Launches Industry Webinar Series

The American Trucking Associations has launched a series of industry-related webinars, which take place every month

August 17, 2009 - Industry News

Centrum Purchases Proliance to Form New Aftermarket Company

Centrum Equities, XV, a holding company that owns Visteon Corp., has purchased Proliance International

August 17, 2009 - Industry News

Bibby Transportation Assists the Trucking Industry

Bibby Transportation Finance, a subsidiary of Bibby Financial Services, has provided $2.7 million in new credit facilities in June and July to help small- and medium-sized trucking companie

Tags: Economy

August 17, 2009 - Industry News

Truckers Helper to Merge With Layover.com

The Truckers Helper, a provider of business management software to the transportation industry, is merging with Layover.com, an online service

August 16, 2009 - Industry News

Illinois Governor Signs Speed Limit, Truck Size Bills into Law

Illinois Gov Pat Quinn signed two trucking-related bills into law last week: one that will create a uniform speed limit for cars and trucks on the state's interstates, the other that will create a uniform width limit

Tags: Highways

August 14, 2009 - Industry News

Polk: Truck Registrations to be Lower Than Expected in '09

Despite the fact that the second quarter's new vehicle registrations showed slight improvement from the first quarter, Polk Commercial Vehicle Solutions has reduced its Index of U.S. Commercial Vehicle Activity for the 2009 calendar year, according to the June issue of Polk's Commercial Vehicle Market Intelligence Report

August 14, 2009 - Industry News

Roadside Medical to Add 11 Clinics

Roadside Medical Clinic + Lab will be expanding, as its parent company has received licenses for 11 additional sites

August 14, 2009 - Industry News

Ohio Finalizes Plans for New Intermodal Terminal

A new intermodal terminal is set to open in North Baltimore, Ohio, in 2011; the venture was finalized Frida

Tags: Intermodal

August 14, 2009 - Industry News

Analyst Looks at YRC's Bankruptcy Potential

Analyst group Stifel Nicolaus' recent downgrading of shares of YRC Worldwide to sell from hold has many in the transportation industry sitting on pins and needles, anticipating the giant's demis

August 14, 2009 - Industry News

Towne Air Freight Purchases Texas Land and Air

Towne Air Freight, South Bend, Ind., has purchased Texas Land and Air in an effort to expand its ocean freight trucking business

August 14, 2009 - Industry News

Panther Expedited Rebrands Itself to Reflect Expanded Services

Panther Expedited Services is rebranding itself as a full-service transportation and logistics provider, with services including ground, air, ocean and logistics

August 14, 2009 - Industry News

Patriot Sells SunBelt Amid Fiscal Third Quarter Losses

Along with its fiscal third quarter report, Patriot Transportation Holding announced it has sold SunBelt Transport, one of its flatbed trucking companies, to an undisclosed buye

August 13, 2009 - Industry News

Americans Against Cross-Border Trucking, Survey Finds

According to a new survey, 66 percent of U.S. adults are not keen on opening the border to Mexican trucks operating in the U.S., even as the Obama Administration works to open the border

August 13, 2009 - Industry News

Shell Named Top Lubricants Supplier for Third Year in a Row

Shell Lubricants has secured the top spot in 2008 as the global lubricants supplier for the third year in a row, according to research released by Kline & Company

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