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October 7, 2008 - Industry News

EPA Honors SmartWay Participants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency presented SmartWay Excellence Awards to 27 businesses and organizations

October 7, 2008 - Industry News

Survey Identifies Key Trends in Global Supply Chains

A survey of logistics executives revealed that reverse globalization, softer revenue forecasts and sustainability are key issues affecting global supply chains

October 7, 2008 - Industry News

Canadian Company Buys Quebec LTL

Canada's largest for-hire trucking company, TransForce, has made a deal to acquire Quebec-based LTL fleet Transport Couture et Fils Itée (TCFL)

October 6, 2008 - Industry News

Wabco Announces Multi-Year Contract With ZF

Wabco Holdings, Brussells, Belgium, extended a long-term agreement to supply ZF with transmission automation systems for its "AS Tronic" and "AS Tronic lite" automatic transmissions

October 6, 2008 - Industry News

ATA Announces Safety Winners

The American Trucking Associations recently honored fleets with the best safety programs at its Safety & Loss Prevention Management Council's national conference

October 6, 2008 - Industry News

Vipar Heavy Duty To Offer Horton Products

Vipar Heavy Duty, Crystal Lake, Ill., announced a new product program with Horton in which Vipar's network of truck parts professionals will add Horton's products to the portfolio of brands they offer to the heavy duty aftermarket

October 6, 2008 - Industry News

Leasing Company Adopts Puradyn Oil Filtration System

Puradyn Filter Technologies, Boynton Beach, Fla., has received initial orders for 176 systems from a major heavy-duty truck leasing and rental company

October 6, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel, Oil Prices Continue To Fall

Diesel prices and crude oil prices continue to fall. The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel fell to $3.875, plunging 8.4 cents from the previous week,

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 6, 2008 - Industry News

Bolt Express Expands Services

Bolt Express, Toledo, Ohio, continues to expand, now offering Bolt Express Truckload, providing dedicated truckload services to all points in North America and Mexico

October 6, 2008 - Industry News

Fuel Costs Top Trucking's List Of Top Concerns

Not surprisingly, the cost of fuel and the nation's economy top the American Transportation Research Institute's annual survey of the top 10 critical issues facing U.S. truckers

October 6, 2008 - Industry News

Biodiesel Issues Addressed In Bailout Bill

As part of the financial rescue bill passed last week, there are measures that extend the biodiesel tax incentive and close the so-called "splash and dash" loophole

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 6, 2008 - Industry News

New Program Trains Troops For Trucker Jobs

Troop Transition, a career transition program designed for those serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, announced Troops 2 Truckers, a program for service members who seek post-service employment in the trucking industry

October 3, 2008 - Industry News

ATD Launches Commercial Truck of the Year Award

The American Truck Dealers announced it will recognize the best medium- and heavy-duty trucks by current model year sold in the United States

October 3, 2008 - Industry News

Bendix Expands Module Business With Autocar Cab Deal

Autocar has selected Bendix for complete assembly of the cab for its Xpeditor models. Last week, Bendix rolled the first cab module off the assembly line in a newly renovated, 75,000-square-foot Bendix facility initially dedicated to the Autocar business

October 3, 2008 - Industry News

Freightliner Announces Slice of Trucker Life Blog

Freightliner Trucks has provided three owner-operators a "Slice of Life" - a 2009 Freightliner Cascadia for one year. In exchange, the drivers will blog about their real world experiences on the road via www.SliceofTruckerLife.com

October 2, 2008 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Buys Stake In Smith

U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Chattanooga, Tenn., is buying a 47 percent interest in Smith Transport Inc. and its affiliated companies

October 2, 2008 - Industry News

CLI Transport Receives ATA President's Trophy

CLI Transport, Altoona, Penn., was honored with the 2008 American Trucking Associations President's Trophy

October 2, 2008 - Industry News

Con-way Multimodal Enhances Quick Pay Program

Con-way Multimodal, Portland, Ore., the nationwide truckload brokerage division of Menlo Worldwide Logistics, announced an enhanced Quick Pay program that provides carriers multiple payment options and schedules

October 2, 2008 - Industry News

Delmar Tailors Technician Training Program for Wal-Mart

Delmar, Clifton Park, N.Y., is collaboration with Wal-Mart to develop a custom training enhancement program for the company's more than 1,300 trucking technicians

October 2, 2008 - Industry News

Schneider Logistics Earns SmartWay Partner Distinction

Schneider Logistics, Green Bay, Wis., was named a SmartWay Transport Partner by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

October 2, 2008 - Industry News

CRST On InformationWeek 500

CRST International, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been listed on the 2008 InformationWeek 500

October 1, 2008 - Industry News

Wyoming To Drop Speed Limit On Part of I-80

Beginning Oct. 15, a lower wintertime speed limit will be imposed on a stretch of I-80 in Wyoming

Tags: Highways

September 30, 2008 - Industry News

Pilot Corp. Changes Travel Center Ownership Partners

CVC Capital Partners, a global private equity firm, will be acquiring a 47.5 percent interest in Pilot Travel Centers

September 30, 2008 - Industry News

Bidders Walk Away From Deal To Lease Pennsylvania Turnpike

Pennsylvania Gov. Edward Rendell's push to lease the Pennsylvania Turnpike, opposed by key state legislators and the state trucking association, has hit another snag: The group that submitted the winning bid to lease the tollway is not renewing its bid

Tags: Highways

September 30, 2008 - Industry News

Arsenault Recognized as One of Philadelphia's Top 100

Arsenault Associates, Burlington, N.J., has been named one of the fastest growing, privately held companies in the Philadelphia region by The Philadelphia 100

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