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September 8, 2008 - Industry News

Conference Board Index Suggests Unemployment Will Continue To Rise

The Conference Board Employment Trends Index continued its year-long decline in August, suggesting even more softening to come in the labor market

Tags: Economy

September 7, 2008 - Industry News

Schneider National Enterprise Receives Awards of Excellence

Schneider National Enterprise, Green Bay, Wis., recently earned awards of excellence from four sources of transportation and logistics news

September 7, 2008 - Industry News

Navistar Increases Truck Sales to Military

Navistar Defense, Warrenville, Ill., was awarded two new contracts by the U.S. Army, increasing sales of medium tactical vehicles to nearly $92 million

September 7, 2008 - Industry News

Lynden Transport Joins EPA's SmartWay Program

Lynden Transport of Anchorage, Alaska, has joined the SmartWay Transport Partnership, receiving the Environmental Protection Agency's highest score of 1.25, or "Outstanding," in the shipper index factor

September 7, 2008 - Industry News

Heartland Express 10th Regional Operation

Heartland Express, North Liberty, Iowa, purchased a terminal location in Dallas, Texas

September 7, 2008 - Industry News

Deferred Billing Offered For Early HDAW Registration

The organizers of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week '09 announced a special deferred billing option and an early registration contest for distributors who plan to attend the February event

Tags: Events

September 7, 2008 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Recognizes Drivers

Barr-Nunn Transportation, Granger, Iowa, held a driver appreciation event at the Mac Hill Motorsports facility in Mooresville, N.C.

September 7, 2008 - Industry News

AmeriQuest Transportation Services Ranks on the 2008 Inc. 5000

AmeriQuest Transportation Services, Cherry Hill, N.J., came in at No. 632 on Inc. magazine's list of the 5000 fastest growing private companies, with three-year sales growth of 525 percent

September 7, 2008 - Industry News

Oliver Announces Price Increase

Oliver Rubber Company, Greenville, S.C., is increasing prices up to 6 percent on its Oliver and MegaMile brand pre-cure and bonding gum products in North America

Tags: Economy

September 7, 2008 - Industry News

TCA Offers Webcast On Capital Markets

TCA's Truckload Academy is offering "Growing, Restructuring or Surviving -- What You Need To Know About Current Capital Markets," a webcast, from 12 p.m.-1:30 p.m. ET on Sept. 18

Tags: Events

September 7, 2008 - Industry News

Ryder Completes Acquisition of Gordon Truck Leasing

Ryder System announced the completion of its acquisition of substantially all the assets of the full service truck leasing, commercial truck rental and contract maintenance businesses of Gordon Truck Leasing in Philadelphia, Pa

September 7, 2008 - Industry News

Boyd Bros. Increases Owner Operator Pay

Boyd Bros. Transportation, Clayton, Ala., has increased its owner-operator pay package from 68 percent to 70 percent for those hauling a Boyd trailer and from 75 percent to 77 percent for those hauling with their own trailer

September 7, 2008 - Industry News

Inc. Magazine Honors Central States Trucking

Inc. Magazine named Central States Trucking, Bensenville, Ill., one of the top 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the country

September 7, 2008 - Industry News

Anderson Trucking Service Going Green

Anderson Trucking Service (ATS), St. Cloud, Minn., launched a new EcoSolutions initiative designed to inform the public and educate employees about initiatives the company is taking to address environmental challenges such as climate change and waste production

September 5, 2008 - Industry News

Highway Trust Fund Close To Empty

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary E. Peters today directed the Federal Highway Administration to take immediate steps to protect the solvency of the highway account of the Highway Trust Fund and called on Congress to act quickl

Tags: Highways

September 5, 2008 - Industry News

SAF-Holland Boosts Sales, Earnings

Thanks to a strong European trailer market, SAF-Holland saw sales and earnings grow in the second quarter and first half of the year

September 5, 2008 - Industry News

Navistar Defense Wins $752 Million Contract for MRAP Variant

The U.S. Marine Corps today awarded Navistar Defense a contract worth more than $752 million to produce a lighter, smaller and more mobile variant of its International MaxxPro Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) family of vehicles

September 5, 2008 - Industry News

DOT Releases $4 Million to Repair Gustav Highway Damage

The federal government is making $4 million available immediately in emergency relief funds for Louisiana and Mississippi to help pay for urgent repairs to roads and bridges damaged by floods

Tags: Highways

September 4, 2008 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Raises Pay for Company Team Drivers

Barr-Nunn Transportation, Granger, Iowa, will be raising the cap for company team drivers from 46 cents to 47 cents per practical mile effective Sept. 19

September 4, 2008 - Industry News

Michelin Praised for Military Service

The United States military's Defense Supply Center Columbus awarded Michelin Americas Truck Tires and Michelin Aircraft Tire Co. with Best Value Medal silver awards

September 4, 2008 - Industry News

MHF Holdings Company Launches 'MHF Trucking & Drayage'

MHF Holdings Company, Jacksonville, Fla., will expand its Jacksonville operations with the launch of MHF Trucking & Drayage, offering domestic and international drayage services throughout the United States via an owner-operator network

September 4, 2008 - Industry News

BTS Releases North American Surface Trade Numbers for June

Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners Canada and Mexico rose 6.6 percent from June 2007, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Tags: Economy

September 4, 2008 - Industry News

Illinois Cuts Emissions With PrePass

The Illinois Department of Transportation's adoption of PrePass truck technology almost 10 years ago has reduced greenhouse gas and related emissions by more than 17,000 metric tons

September 4, 2008 - Industry News

David Kelly Named Acting NHTSA Administrator

This week, President George W. Bush appointed David Kelly acting administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Previously, Kelly was the agency's chief of staff, serving as the top advisor to Administrator Nicole Nason

September 4, 2008 - Industry News

Navistar Posts Record Third Quarter Earnings

Navistar says demand is growing for its fuel-efficient International ProStar model.

Navistar International Corp., Warrenville, Ill., reported record net income for the third quarter of $272 million, or $3.68 per diluted share; and revised full-year guidance upward

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