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January 15, 2008 - Industry News

AASHTO, ATA Laud National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission Report

Two national transportation organizations have come out in support of a report published this week by The National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission. Both the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO

Tags: Highways

January 15, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Up 86 Cents Over Same Time Last Year

The average retail price in the U.S. for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell 5 cents Monday to $3.326, according to the Energy Information Administration's (EIA) weekly fuel price report. The national average is 86.3 cents highe

Tags: Fuel and Oil

January 14, 2008 - Industry News

ATA Hosts China Road Transport Group

American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves Monday welcomed representatives of the China Road Transport Association as they began a two-day visit with trucking executives and policy experts designed to study U.S. trucking operations.

January 14, 2008 - Industry News

Noregon Releases Version 3.0 of JPRO Fleet Diagnostics

Noregon Systems, which develops diagnostic solutions for the trucking industry, has released version 3.0 of its heavy-duty diagnostic software, JPRO Fleet Diagnostics. Totally re-designed JPRO Fleet Diagnostic

January 14, 2008 - Industry News

Eaton Debuts Hybrid Power System in 30 Chinese Buses

Eaton Corp. has formally introduced its first commercially available hybrid power system in China with Beiqi Foton Bus Co., deploying the hybrid system in 30 city buses for Guangzhou Yiqi Bus. Eaton provides diesel-electric hybrid power system

January 11, 2008 - Industry News

ACOFAS Hosts Business Meeting at HDAW

The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists (ACOFAS) presents its annual business meeting during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week. The meeting will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. in Grand Ball Room D of the Mirag

January 11, 2008 - Industry News

TA and Bridgestone Firestone Sign Exclusive Tire Sales Agreement

Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire (BFNT) has signed a seven-year agreement with TravelCenters of America (TA) to sell Bridgestone and Firestone brand commercial tires at sites operated by TravelCenters of America and Petro Stopping Centers.

January 10, 2008 - Industry News

CFI Becomes Con-way Truckload

Con-way Inc.'s truckload operating unit, Contract Freighters Inc. (CFI), will now be known as Con-way Truckload. "The new name communicates that we are truly part of the Con-way organization, and that's an exciting development,

January 9, 2008 - Industry News

International Debuts Advantage Program for Customers

Support for truck customers doesn't end when the truck is driven off of the dealer's lot. International Truck and Engine is launching a new customer program called "International Advantage" that provides a new level

January 9, 2008 - Industry News

DHL and Walgreens Form Retail Partnership

DHL, the express delivery and logistics company, has entered into a strategic agreement with the Walgreens drugstore chain that will more than double the number of retail outlets offering DHL Express shipping services nationally.

January 8, 2008 - Industry News

NTEA Releases Vehicle Certification Guide

The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) has released its Vehicle Certification Guide - the authority on motor vehicle certification, labeling requirements and related regulations under the National Traffic and Motor Vehicl

January 8, 2008 - Industry News

Antx Releases Messenger Monitoring System

Antx, a Texas-based provider of real-time monitoring, control and alarm notification systems, has released the Messenger, an industrial monitoring system that combines, GPS, GSM, CDMA cellular or Satellite modem,

January 8, 2008 - Industry News

NTEA 2008 Market Resource Guide Available

The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) recently released its 2008 Market Resource Guide that provides detailed information on the more than 1,750 NTEA member companies listed alphabetically and cross-reference

January 8, 2008 - Industry News

Dossier Software Helps Boost Fleet Safety And Stats

Operators of United Drilling of Plumsteadville, Pa., say the company has improved its DOT Safe Stat rating significantly using Arsenault's Dossier fleet maintenance management software to direct and document vehicle maintenance.

January 8, 2008 - Industry News

NLM Launches Interactive Capacity Gateway

In an effort to offer better shipment management capabilities and enhanced communication to third-party logistics providers, shippers, carriers and brokers, a new software company has been launched. Dedicated to logistics technology

January 8, 2008 - Industry News

Midnight Trucking Radio Network Live at NATSO Show

Eric Harley, host of the Midnight Trucking Radio Network, will bring MTRN to the floor of The NATSO Show 2008, Jan. 28 and 29, during the trade show hours from the Disney Coronado Springs Resort.

Tags: Events

January 8, 2008 - Industry News

CFI Honors 2007 Drivers of the Year

Contract Freighters Inc., an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., has announced its Drivers of the Year for 2007. The six award winners, representing solo as well as team driver operations, were singled out at a recent

January 8, 2008 - Industry News

Driver Recruiting Topic of 2-day Program in Memphis

The National Transportation Institute is hosting a two-day course March 5 and 6 in Memphis, Tenn., called Class 8 Driver Recruiting, Selection Measurement and Retention. The freight downturn that began in the last half of 2006

January 8, 2008 - Industry News

HD Aftermarket Forum Kicks Off HDAW

The Heavy Duty Aftermarket Forum presented by MacKay and Co. will provide an exciting opening at this year's Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week '08 on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at The Mirage, Las Vegas.

Tags: Events

January 7, 2008 - Industry News

Mack Hosts $10,000 Competition at World of Concrete Show

Mack Trucks will once again sponsor a Driving Skills Safety Challenge during the World of Concrete show later this month. The event will be held in the Orange Lot outside the Las Vegas Convention Cente

Tags: Events

January 7, 2008 - Industry News

TARA Hosts Winter Meeting Feb. 2-5 in Florida

The Truck Frame & Axle Repair Association holds its annual winter meeting Feb. 2-5 at the Regal Sun Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., that includes meetings, panels, a Super Bowl party and a behind-the-scenes Disney tour

Tags: Events

January 7, 2008 - Industry News

Bendix Opens New Brake Training School

Both new and experienced technicians can soon gain cost-saving expertise from the new Brake Training School from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems. The Bendix Brake Training School - conducted by veteran,

January 7, 2008 - Industry News

CaseStack Opens Headquarters in Northwest Arkansas

CaseStack celebrates the grand opening of its new regional headquarters in Fayetteville, Ark., on Jan. 16, hosted by the Arkansas World Trade Center in Rogers. CaseStack's Fayetteville office acts not only as the company's

January 7, 2008 - Industry News

Schneider National Owner-Operators Can Act as Own Dispatchers

Picking your own load and compensation isn't usually part of the job description for an owner-operator. But Schneider National has introduced a percent-of-revenue lease program that is making owner-operators more successful

January 7, 2008 - Industry News

Fontaine International Launches Parts Business

Roger Crawford

Fifth wheel manufacturer Fontaine International - North America has launched a new company dedicated to the aftermarket. Fontaine Parts Connection will provide fleets, truck dealers and independent distributor

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