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April 3, 2009 - Industry News

Trailer Dealers Postpone Meeting

The National Trailer Dealers Association is postponing its October convention until 2010 because of the recession

Tags: Events

April 3, 2009 - Industry News

World of Large Cars Scheduled for July

A truck beauty show, "World of Large Cars: A Tribute to Bette Garber" will be held July 3-5 at the Macoupin County Fairgrounds in Carlinville, Ill

Tags: Events

April 3, 2009 - Industry News

LA Port Offers Day Pass System

Long-haul truckers who need occasional access to the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach will now be able to purchase day passes

Tags: Intermodal

April 3, 2009 - Industry News

Truck Orders up in March

Class 8 total net orders for all major North American OEMs totaled 8,594 units in March, up 26 percent from February, according to preliminary data released by FTR Associates

April 3, 2009 - Industry News

Government Opening More TWIC Centers

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration is opening more enrollment centers as the deadline for port workers to have their Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) cards approaches

Tags: Intermodal

April 3, 2009 - Industry News

NTEA Recognizes Members With Verification Program

The National Truck Equipment Association has recognized one member company and requalified 10 companies through its Member Verification Program for their commitment to safety and quality standards

April 3, 2009 - Industry News

Obama Names Nominees for Two DOT Posts

President Barack Obama announced his nominees to head the Federal Highway Administration and the Research and Innovative Technology Administration, both part of the Department of Transportation

April 3, 2009 - Industry News

Navistar Honors Top Performing International Dealers

Navistar recently recognized 26 of its top performing dealers from around the globe with the International Circle of Excellence Award

April 3, 2009 - Industry News

Broker Survey Finds Margins Eroding

TransCore released the second annual Broker Benchmark Survey at Transportation Intermediaries Association Annual Meeting

April 3, 2009 - Industry News

HDA Adds Business Development Managers

HDA Parts Network announced the appointment of Bo Ward and Ron Fleischhacker to the newly created position of business development manager

April 2, 2009 - Industry News

CPC Logistics Canadian Corporation Acquires Global Driver Service

CPC Logistics, a National U.S.-based company specializing in logistics personnel and services, announced that their Canadian Holding Corp., Logistics Professionals Limited has finalized the acquisition of Global Driver Service

April 2, 2009 - Industry News

Aaron Tippin to Perform at Walcott Truckers Jamboree

Iowa 80 Truckstop announced that Aaron Tippin will be performing at the 30th Anniversary Walcott Truckers Jamboree on July 9, 2009 at 7 p.m

Tags: Events

April 2, 2009 - Industry News

Arrow Truck Sales Receives 50-Year Company Award

Arrow Truck Sales, Inc. was presented a "50-Year Company Award" by The American Truck Historical Society. The award was accepted by Carl Heikel, president and CEO of Arrow, from Bill Johnson, executive director of ATHS

April 2, 2009 - Industry News

NATSO: Jobs, Businesses Could be at Risk under Virginia Transportation Board's Rest Area Plan

A resolution passed by the Commonwealth Transportation Board would threaten jobs, businesses and the property tax base of local governments, according to NATSO, a national trade association representing truckstop and travel plaza owners

April 2, 2009 - Industry News

Heyl Truck Lines Uses Navigation and Color Displays from XATA

XATA Corp. announced today that Heyl Truck Lines is installing XATA Navigation, powered by ALK CoPilot Truck, in its trucks enabled with new TREQ color display units (CDUs)

April 2, 2009 - Industry News

TCA Presents Webinar: Navigating the Storm: Pricing Under Costs vs. Parking Trucks

We are in the midst of an economic storm, one that will shape the trucking industry for decades to come. How you respond will lay the foundation for your success, or failure, in the new era

April 2, 2009 - Industry News

Dometic Awarded Virginia Governor's Environmental Excellence Award

Dometic Automotive, a Richmond-based manufacturing company, was awarded the Virginia Governor's Environmental Excellence Award for Manufacturers for the company's efforts to reduce engine idling in the U.S. trucking industry

April 2, 2009 - Industry News

Cheetah Software and Turnpike Global Forge Alliance

Cheetah Software Systems and Turnpike Global Technologies announced a partnership to offer an integrated and unique logistics intelligence solution to transportation companies

April 2, 2009 - Industry News

TNT and Con-way Freight Develop Intercontinental Express Service

TNT and Con-way Freight announced the start of a commercial alliance that provides a door-to-door road/air/road solution for heavier, expedited intercontinental shipments between Europe and the United States

April 2, 2009 - Industry News

Ohio Ends Split Speed Limit

Ohio will end its split speed limit for cars and heavy trucks as part of a $9.2 billion, two-year transportation budget signed into law this week by Gov. Ted Strickland

April 2, 2009 - Industry News

Howard Sheppard Inc. Chooses Transportation Costing Group

Transportation Costing GroupTM, specialists in activity-based profitability and cost analysis for the transportation industry, announced that Howard Sheppard Inc. has selected its Profitability Management Tools®

April 2, 2009 - Industry News

WSE Transportation Driver Named TCA 2008 Driver of the Year

WSE Transportation, LLC announced that driver James Loveland of Mobile, Ala. was named the Truckload Carriers Association Driver of the Year.

April 1, 2009 - Industry News

Bill Would Expand Truck Size and Weight Restrictions

Two days after a bill was introduced in the House that would allow states to set higher weight limits for trucks on Interstates within their borders, a competing bill was announced to keep bigger, heavier trucks off the roads

April 1, 2009 - Industry News

Peterbilt, Rush Show Customers the Green in California

The Model 320 with Hydraulic Launch Assist and a Model 386 Hybrid that's still in development were two highlights of the Peterbilt/Rush Truck Centers Go Green event.

Peterbilt, in conjunction with Rush Truck Centers, held its largest "green" event ever in Anaheim, Calif., Wednesday, where approximately 100 fleet customers attended to learn more about hybrids and alternative-fueled vehicles

April 1, 2009 - Industry News

Washington State Jury Rules in Favor of FedEx Ground Independent Contractors

FedEx Ground announced that that a jury In the Superior Court of the State of Washington for King County ruled that the company's single work area contractors operating in the state are independent business owners, not employees

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