November 26, 2007 - Industry News
Toronto, Ontario-based AirIQ Inc., which specializes in wireless location-based services, telematics and security, is reducing its workforce by 23 percent primarily as a response to the recent shift in the value of the U.S.
Peterbilt ranks highest in customer satisfaction among conventional cab medium-duty trucks, while Chevrolet ranks highest in medium-duty truck dealer service satisfaction, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 200
Maverick Specialized, a division of Maverick Transportation LLC, has announced a significant pay raise for current and potential drivers in its over-the-road glass fleet, effective Jan. 6, 2008.
"This is our third driver pay raise since acquiring
November 25, 2007 - Industry News
Vipar Heavy Duty, a network of independent aftermarket truck parts distributors, hosted more than 600 suppliers and distributor/stockholders at its annual business conference, held last month in Marco Island, Fla
November 21, 2007 - Industry News
More than three in four Internet users plan to do as much or more of their holiday shopping online this year as they did last year - even though many plan to cut back on overall spending
Hegemon Electronics recently added its PLC4TRUCKS system to more than 10,000 J. B. Hunt Transport Services tractors. The solution integrates with J. B. Hunt's trailer-tracking solution and provides both real-time monitoring
November 20, 2007 - Industry News
Just in time for the Thanksgiving travel holiday, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has opened its new Salem Traffic Management Center. The 19,400-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility will serve
Grote Industries Product Development Engineer Edward Sitarski, had more than a good idea when he proposed automating manual terminal connector LED production.
What he had was a manufacturing breakthrough.
U.S. households are expected to spend an average of $471 on gifts during the holiday season, up from last year's estimate of $449, The Conference Board reported Tuesday.
The Conference Board is the world's preeminent business
MSM Canadian Transport has been named one of the 100 fastest-growing private companies in Los Angeles for the second consecutive year, according to the Los Angeles Business Journal
November 19, 2007 - Industry News
The Information Technology & Logistics Council of the American Trucking Associations has named J. Braxton Vick and Vicki L. Schluter to serve as the council's first chair and vice chair in 2008.
Interstate-10 in Louisiana between Lafayette and Baton Rouge will be closed another 12 to 15 days while crews battle a natural gas well fire near Ramah, state Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) officials said Monday
Transplace Inc., a provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, will focus its 2008 Shipper Symposium on sustainability in the transportation industry, and has moved the sixth annual signature
Non-asset based third-party logistics provider NLM - which recently combined four independently operated logistics providers into the unified NLM - has re-launched its web site.
The new web site, located at
TireStamp has released TireVigil Pro 2.8 for fleet customers and tire service providers. TireVigil Pro 2.8 is a fully integrated and interactive tire alerting and monitoring solution that gives full tire maintenance throug
Lowe's Cos., Inc. announced plans to build a new flatbed distribution center in Purvis, Miss., a $15 million facility that will supply products to more than 60 Lowe's retail stores in Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama and Florida
Alcoa said a team from its Alcoa Auto and Truck Structures business in Hungary delivered custom lightweight aluminum truck bodies in three months to a company in Belgium. These new truck bodies, made from aluminum extrusions
Roadmaster has acquired Interstate Driving Academy in Dunn, N.C., 40 miles north of Fayetteville. Renamed Roadmaster Drivers School of North Carolina, Roadmaster offers truck driver training and CDL exam preparation at the new location.
November 16, 2007 - Industry News
An audio conference called "One-stop Shopping for All Your FMCSA Data," which introduces FMCSA's COMPASS program, will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. (Eastern Time on Dec. 13, hosted by the Truckload Carriers Association
In the past 10 years, Michelin Retread Technologies (MRT) has grown to include 45 franchisees, with 77 retread locations across the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
During that decade, MRT has opened
CNBC postponed its interview with ATA President and CEO Bill Graves that had been scheduled for this morning. ATA will issue another notice when he is rescheduled to appear on Squawk Box.
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With a theme of "Insight: The Future of the Global Commercial Vehicle Industry," this year's annual Heavy Duty Dialogue '08, scheduled for Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, has moved to the Danny Gans Theatre at The Mirage in Las Vegas.
Truck service centers can get free heat this winter by using Clean Burn energy systems. Used motor oil removed from vehicles on a daily basis at service centers is "fed" into a Clean Burn used oil furnace
November 15, 2007 - Industry News
Penske Truck Leasing celebrated the grand reopening of an existing facility in San Leandro, Calif., located on 10755 Bigge St. The Penske-owned two-story building received a $1 million renovation,
In 1982, against long odds and a bleak economic landscape, the former International Harvester Co. transitioned its full service lease franchise to 11 International Truck dealers who launched Idealease of North America Inc.
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