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April 30, 2008 - Industry News

Fuel Tax Holiday Proposed in New York State

New York Assembly Republican Leader James Tedisco and the Assembly Republican Conference Wednesday called for relieving some of the pain at the pump by instituting a "summer holiday" from state fuel taxes

Tags: Fuel and Oil

April 30, 2008 - Industry News

Webinar to Address Multimodal Cargo Claim Issues

Delta Nu Alpha, an international organization of professionals in all areas of transportation and logistics, is hosting a webinar on the confusing area of multimodal cargo claim issues on May 15

Tags: Events

April 29, 2008 - Industry News

Kenworth of Mobile Opens Facility

Kenworth of Alabama recently relocated its Mobile, Ala., area dealership to a new facility that is twice as large as its former location and provides enhanced service, easier accessibility and a wider selection of new Kenworth trucks.

April 29, 2008 - Industry News

Fontaine Warns of Potential Danger from Non-OE Parts

Fontaine International has issued an advisory to warn customers about potential hazards from using non-genuine components, specifically the movable locking jaw and wedge, on their Fontaine No-Slack line of fifth wheels

April 29, 2008 - Industry News

HDAW Moving to Orlando; CVSN Now Among Organizers

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week is moving to Orlando for 2009, and the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network is now part of the conference organizing group

Tags: Events

April 29, 2008 - Industry News

LA, Chicago Get Congestion Grants

Los Angeles and Chicago could receive hundreds of millions of dollars in federal congestion reduction grants -- if they can get the kind of local and regional government approval that a New York City congestion pricing plan failed to get

April 29, 2008 - Industry News

Obama, Clinton Disagree on Fuel Tax Holiday

The issue of high fuel prices was addressed on the campaign trail Monday, as Democratic presidential hopefuls Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama disagreed on a proposal to suspend fuel taxes for the summer

Tags: Fuel and Oil

April 29, 2008 - Industry News

Schneider Finalizes Integration of International Supply Chain Services

Schneider Logistics announced that it has completed integration of the four logistics companies the organization has acquired since 2005.

April 29, 2008 - Industry News

American Electric Power Increases Hybrid Fleet

American Electric Power is expanding its green efforts to include more hybrid trucks

April 29, 2008 - Industry News

Consumer Confidence Hits 5-Year Low

A key measure of consumer confidence fell again in April, to a five-year low, leading the director of the Conference Board Consumer Research Center to note that "the glass remains half empty.

Tags: Economy

April 28, 2008 - Industry News

Transplace Recognizes Top Carriers

Third-party logistics provider Transplace announced the winners of four key 2007 performance awards during its 2008 Carrier Symposium

April 28, 2008 - Industry News

Stemco Opens China Plant

Stemco announced the completion of construction and the grand opening of its China manufacturing facility located in Suzhou, China.

April 28, 2008 - Industry News

Rush Honored as Truck Dealer of the Year

W. Marvin Rush

W. Marvin Rush, chairman of Rush Enterprises, New Braunfels, Texas, won the Truck Dealer of the Year Award, sponsored jointly by Heavy Duty Trucking magazine and the American Truck Dealers division of the National Automobile Dealers Association

April 28, 2008 - Industry News

Housing Market Still on Decline

The slump in the housing market, which has created problems not only for trucking companies hauling construction materials but for those in many other areas as well, is not yet showing signs of recovery

Tags: Economy

April 28, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel, Oil Again Set Record Highs

Diesel prices hit another record last week, with the average price reported by the Energy Information Administration at $4.177 nationally, up $1.366 from a year ago and up 3.4 cents from last week's record-setting price

Tags: Fuel and Oil

April 28, 2008 - Industry News

Truckers Take Fuel Protest to DC

A convoy of truckers, horns blaring, drove into Washington, D.C., Monday morning to protest high fuel prices

Tags: Fuel and Oil

April 28, 2008 - Industry News

New Majority owners for KLLM

KLLM Transport Services, Richland, Miss., has been sold to a group of Jackson, Miss., investors, as some of the last assets of ex-WorldCom CEO Bernie Ebbers were sold of

April 28, 2008 - Industry News

Marvin Rush Named Dealer of the Year

W. Marvin Rush, chairman of Rush Enterprises, New Braunfels, Texas, won the Truck Dealer of the Year Award, sponsored jointly by Heavy Duty Trucking magazine and the American Truck Dealers division of the National Automobile Dealers Association

April 27, 2008 - Industry News

Promoting Dialogue Slated for 2008 Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium

A special presentation during the 2008 Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium will focus on the need to improve communication between aftermarket parts manufacturers and automotive service technicians

Tags: Events

April 27, 2008 - Industry News

2008 Electronics and Mechatronics Clinic

The Electronics & Mechatronics Division of the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association will hold this year's clinic May 5-6 at the Sheraton Newark Hotel in Newark, N.J., ending with a plant tour of Model Electronics in Ramsey, New Jersey

Tags: Events

April 27, 2008 - Industry News

Schneider Finalizes Integration of International Supply Chain Services

Schneider Logistics announced that it has completed integration of the four logistics companies the organization has acquired since 2005

April 27, 2008 - Industry News

Remy President Addresses Five Challenges in HD Market

Remy President Jay Pittas addressed five challenges to today's heavy-duty market at the recent Mid America Trucking Show in an address to the Heavy Duty Representatives Association Annual Meeting

April 27, 2008 - Industry News

Eaton Announces Public Offering and Prices of Common Shares

Eaton announced the proposed public offering of 17,500,000 of its common shares

April 25, 2008 - Industry News

Bill Would Mandate Fuel Surcharge Pass-Through

Two U.S. senators last week introduced a bill to stop unscrupulous brokers and other middle-men who charge shippers for fuel costs, but don't pass those costs on to the operators who actually pay for the fuel

April 24, 2008 - Industry News

Kenworth Names Parts Council Members

Kenworth's 2008 Parts Council consists of leading parts managers from Kenworth dealerships in the United States and Canada

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