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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

August 13, 2009 - Industry News

Arctic Express Recognized as Ohio Green Fleet

Clean Fuels Ohio has recognized Arctic Express with a "3 star" certification for its efforts in cutting vehicle emissions and petroleum fuel consumption

August 13, 2009 - Industry News

SAE Introduces Testing Practices to Address Corrosion Issues

SAE International has created a recommended practice to address the issue of corrosion in commercial vehicle parts

August 13, 2009 - Industry News

Freightliner Expands 'Slice of Life' Program with 2010 Technology

Freightliner has expanded its 'Slice of Life' program, with plans to give the three participants new Cascadia trucks equipped with Detroit Diesel's BlueTec selective catalytic reduction emissions technology

August 13, 2009 - Industry News

Moving Companies Improve Customer Satisfaction

Overall customer satisfaction with full-service moving companies has improved by 16 points this year from 200

August 13, 2009 - Industry News

Mac Trailer Names Meritor Wabco ABS Supplier

Meritor Wabco Vehicle Control Systems has been selected as Mac Trailer's standard anti-lock braking system supplier

August 13, 2009 - Industry News

A. Duie Pyle Takes Home Quality Award

Logistics Management magazine has named A. Duie Pyle as the top logistics provider in its 26th Annual Quest for Quality Awards in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regional LTL category

August 12, 2009 - Industry News

Court Sentences Men for Trucking Fraud

Two men have been sentenced for scamming truckers out of millions of dollars by falsely posing as brokers

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