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October 20, 2008 - Industry News

Flynn Returns To Leasing Arena With Innovative Business Model

A new truck leasing business based on information technology will give leasing customers more flexibility and personal service

October 20, 2008 - Industry News

CNC Holdings Buys Majority Stake in TransLogic Auto Carriers

TransLogic Auto Carriers, based in Bad Axe, Mich., has announced the acquisition of 53 percent ownership by CNC Holdings LLC of West Bloomfield, Mich

October 20, 2008 - Industry News

Heartland Express Has Good Third Quarter

Revenue and earnings both increased for Heartland Express in the third quarter, and the company is upgrading its fleet and expanding its regional operations

October 20, 2008 - Industry News

Vipar To Open Distribution Centers With Brake Reman Operations

Vipar Heavy Duty announced it it will open parts distribution centers in the eastern and western parts of the United States

October 20, 2008 - Industry News

TMC Accepting 2009 Maintenance Supervision Award Nominations

The Technology & Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations is now accepting nominations for its 2009 Maintenance Supervision Award

October 20, 2008 - Industry News

Transportation Fatalities Fall, But Truck-Related Deaths Remain Flat

Transportation fatalities in the United States decreased by 4 percent in 2007 compared to 2006, although fatalities from crashes involving medium and heavy trucks remained virtually the same

October 19, 2008 - Industry News

TMC Awards Technician Scholarships

The Technology & Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations has awarded two truck technician scholarships for the 2008-2009 academic year

October 19, 2008 - Industry News

Hunter Engineering Training Earns ASE Certification

Hunter Engineering, Bridgeton, Mo., announced that its training program achieved ASE-certified status from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence

October 17, 2008 - Industry News

ATA Appeals Ruling on California Ports' Concession Plan

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach launched their clean truck program Oct. 1 and report that it is going well, but a lawsuit against a portion of the program remains to be settled

October 17, 2008 - Industry News

FTR Conference Call: Bad News Bears

A conference call held Friday by FTR Associates offered a gloomy forecast for the economy, including a consensus that we are facing a four-quarter recession, weak freight and continuing tight credit

Tags: Economy

October 16, 2008 - Industry News

Mack to Provide Heavy Duty Tractors and Trailers to U.S. Army

Mack Trucks has received an award of approximately $28.5 million from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command for heavy-duty tractors and trailers

October 16, 2008 - Industry News

DOE: Proved Oil Reserves Grow

For the first time in four years, U.S. proved oil reserves increased during 2007, as proved reserve additions of 2 billion barrels exceeded production of 1.7 billion barrels, according to information released this week by the U.S. Energy Information Administration

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 16, 2008 - Industry News

USA Truck Reports Increased Revenue, Income Over '07

USA Truck, Van Buren, Ark., announced increased revenue and net income for the third quarter compared to the same period in 2007

October 16, 2008 - Industry News

FedEx Freight Introduces Canada Next-Business-Day Cross-Border Service

FedEx Freight is offering next-business-day coverage between key Canadian gateway cities and several regions across the U.S., as well as further supporting shippers and customers operating fast-cycle logistics by streamlining cross-border processes

October 16, 2008 - Industry News

Kenworth of Pennsylvania Adds Location in Clintonville

Kenworth of Pennsylvania has opened a full-service location in Clintonville, Pa., to expand customer support in western Pennsylvania

October 16, 2008 - Industry News

Penske Joins SmartWay, Names VP of Sustainability

Penske Truck Leasing announced its support and participation in the EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership, and also created a new vice president of sustainability position

October 16, 2008 - Industry News

Marten Transport Raises Settlement Rates

Marten Transport, Mondovi, Wis., announced that starting Nov. 1, it will raise settlement rates for owner-operators by 2 cents per mile across the board to its scale

October 16, 2008 - Industry News

New Web Site for Aftermarket Scholarships

The Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium Scholarship Committee, Research Triangle Park, NC, recently launched a redesigned web site

October 16, 2008 - Industry News

LKQ Expanding Recycled Truck Parts Business

LKQ Corporation, Chicago, has purchased two heavy-duty truck recycled parts businesses

October 16, 2008 - Industry News

15th Annual World Congress on ITS

The 15th Annual World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems and the ITS Annual Meeting are being held Nov. 16-20, 2008 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, N.Y

Tags: Events

October 16, 2008 - Industry News

Multi-location Health Fair for Professional Drivers

Professional Drivers Medical Depots of Knoxville, Tenn., will host a week-long health fair for professional drivers from Oct. 20-24 at its four locations: Knoxville, Tenn., West Memphis, Ark., Peru, Ill. and Atlanta, Ga

Tags: Events

October 16, 2008 - Industry News

Washington State Studies Impact of Interstate Disruptions

The Washington State Department of Transportation released a report on how road conditions, maintenance and operations affect the state's economy

Tags: Highways

October 16, 2008 - Industry News

Werner Reports Increased Revenues, Sees Tough Times For Industry

Werner Enterprises, Omaha, Neb., saw revenues increase 14 percent in the third quarter to $584.1 million, compared to $510.3 million in third quarter 2007

October 15, 2008 - Industry News

Landstar Reports "Remarkable" Third Quarter Results

Landstar System, Jacksonville, Fla., reported record third quarter revenue of $733 million and record third quarter diluted earnings per share of $0.62, compared to revenue of $635 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.54 in the 2007 third quarter

October 15, 2008 - Industry News

Truckers Invited To ODOT Open House During Operation Safe Driver

On Oct. 21 and 22, truckers are invited to learn about safety, regulatory and health topics at an open house hosted by the Oregon Department of Transportation at Jubitz Travel Center in north Portland, Ore

Tags: Events

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