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February 25, 2009 - Industry News

Schneider National's Erin Van Zeeland Recognized as Premier IT Leader

Erin Van Zeeland, vice president of business transformation for Schneider National, was selected as one of IDG's Computerworld's Premier 100 IT Leaders for 2009.

February 25, 2009 - Industry News

Cummins Revises 2008 Operating Results to Reflect Increased Warranty Liability

Cummins has revised its fourth quarter and full year 2008 operating results to reflect a higher warranty liability than previously reported

February 25, 2009 - Industry News

Study: Clean Alternative Fuels Gains at Container Shipping Ports

U.S. and international container shipping ports are among the biggest sources of air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, because of their reliance on diesel fuel. But progress toward reducing harmful emissions by switching to clean alternative fuels is gaining momentu

Tags: Intermodal

February 25, 2009 - Industry News

Ring Power Joins Vipar Heavy Duty Network

Ring Power Corp., St. Augustine, Fla., has joined the Vipar Heavy Duty network of distributors

February 24, 2009 - Industry News

Ritchie Bros. Auction Sells More than 8,300 Lots for $184 Million

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers conducted their first six-day auction Feb. 16-21 at the company's newly expanded, 200-acre permanent auction site in Orlando, Fla

February 24, 2009 - Industry News

TWNA Gives Technical Achievement Award to Detroit Diesel

The compounding feature incorporated into the new Detroit Diesel's DD15 engine was recently recognized as the top Technical Achievement for 2008 by the Truck Writers of North America

February 24, 2009 - Industry News

Report: Commercial Hybrids Face Challenges; Market to Grow

A new report finds that despite consumer enthusiasm for hybrid vehicles, manufacturers have been slow to integrate hybrid technologies into commercial trucks and buses

February 24, 2009 - Industry News

NRS Deploys Clean Truck Fleet in Los Angeles and Long Beach

National Retail Systems, provider of global logistics services to America's retailers, has deployed 115 clean air pier trucks to comply with the Clean Truck Program requirements at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

Tags: Intermodal

February 24, 2009 - Industry News

Joey Logano To Be At Petro Stopping Centers

Petro Stopping Centers announced that the new Home Depot driver, Joey Logano, will be at the North Las Vegas Petro location on I-15 @ Exit 54, to sign autographs on Friday Feb 27 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. PST

February 23, 2009 - Industry News

Budget Bill Would Stop Cross-Border Program

The omnibus budget bill in the U.S. House introduced Monday would put a halt to the Department of Transportation's controversial cross-border Mexican truck pilot program

February 23, 2009 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Still Heading Down

Diesel prices continue their downward trend, with the national average retail price falling 5.6 cents this week to $2.13, according to weekly numbers from the U.S. Energy Information Administration

Tags: Fuel and Oil

February 22, 2009 - Industry News

Putting the Recession in Perspective

Bill Straus, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, spoke at Heavy Duty Dialogue '09.

"There is nothing typical about a typical recession. They're all unique," said Bill Strauss, senior economist and economic advisor for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, during Heavy Duty Dialogue '09 last week

Tags: Economy

February 22, 2009 - Industry News

New Cameras in Eastern Oregon Offer Road Information

The Oregon Department of Transportation has added two new highway cameras along eastern Oregon state routes to TripCheck.com

Tags: Highways

February 22, 2009 - Industry News

OPIS Urea/DEF Strategies Course

The Oil Price Information Service will hold a course on "Successful Urea/DEF Strategies for Fleets & Truckstops" on May 15 at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville, Tenn

February 22, 2009 - Industry News

STTC Opens Retread Plant, Service Center

Service Tire Truck Centers has opened an 85,000-square-foot Michelin Retread Technologies retread and sales/service facility in York, Penn

February 22, 2009 - Industry News

National Biodiesel Board Launches YouTube Channel

The National Biodiesel Board has launched its own YouTube Channel, offering comprehensive biodiesel videos and news on the web site

Tags: Fuel and Oil

February 22, 2009 - Industry News

Heil Environmental Expands Coverage in Sunbelt

Heil Environmental announced the appointment of Sunbelt Hydraulics and Equipment of Delray Beach, Fla., as its authorized dealer for southern Florida

February 20, 2009 - Industry News

Greatwide Acquisition Completed

Greatwide Logistics Services, Dallas, announced the completion of the acquisition of Greatwide by affiliates of Centerbridge Partners

February 20, 2009 - Industry News

ATA Advocates National Focus to Improve Freight Mobility

Congress should shift the Federal Surface Transportation Program's mission to focus on freight mobility as a national goal, Randall J. Clifford, Chairman of Ventura Transfer Co. of Long Beach, Calif., said during a congressional field hearing in Los Angeles Friday

Tags: Highways

February 20, 2009 - Industry News

Keller: Future Bright For Intermodal

Despite the current global economic slump, the future of international, intermodal transportation will be strong and vibrant in this era of globalization

Tags: Intermodal

February 20, 2009 - Industry News

TMC Names Four Suppliers Recognized Associates

Four trucking industry supplier representatives have been named Recognized Associates of the Technology & Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations for outstanding contributions to the improvement of equipment, its maintenance and maintenance management

February 20, 2009 - Industry News

TMC Bestows Highest Award on Council Leaders

The Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations awarded its highest honor - the Silver Spark Plug Award - to five trucking industry professionals during the Council's 2009 Annual Meeting, Feb. 9-12 in Orlando, Fla

February 20, 2009 - Industry News

TMC Adds Service Dealer Committee

The Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations approved the formation of a new service dealer committee during its 2009 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition, held Feb. 9-12 in Orlando, Fla

February 20, 2009 - Industry News

ATA Alerts Public on the Dangers of Hypermiling

The American Trucking Associations put out a press release in response to a national news magazines' recommendation to use potentially dangerous techniques to save fuel, trying to alert other media and the public about the issue

February 20, 2009 - Industry News

FMCSA Warns of Scam

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is warning motor carriers of another round of fraudulent letters issued to DOT contractors and potential contractors asking for financial information

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