October 18, 2007 - Industry News
Covenant Transportation Group, Chattanooga, Tenn., said total revenue decreased 0.5 percent, to $175.8 million from $176.7 million in the same quarter of 2006. Freight revenue, which excludes fuel surcharges
McLeod Software has announced a new module for its LoadMaster enterprise transportation management system. The Container Module for Truckload Carriers is the latest in a serie
McLeod Software, which provides dispatch, accounting and enterprise management solutions for trucking and brokerage firms, has introduced the Automated Forms Recognition module, a new capability for motor carriers that utiliz
Michigan-based Hadley, a manufacturer and marketer of truck, transit and RV products, has earned the Masters of Quality award from Freightliner LLC. Hadley was one of 48 manufacturers
Iowa-based Barr-Nunn Transportation announced it will open a new terminal in Manchester, Pa., early next year, providing customers and drivers with added flexibility.
Rene Beacom, president of Barr-Nunn, said
The National Trailer Dealers Association (NTDA) opened the door of opportunity a little wider for Kyle Wiehe, the college freshman who received this year's $7,500 NTDA scholarship
Knight Transportation Inc. said total revenue for the third quarter increased 3.2 percent, to $180.3 million from $174.7 million for the same quarter of 2006. Revenue before fuel surcharge, increased 3.5 percent
Grote Electronics, a division of Grote Industries, dedicated its new 40,000-square-foot manufacturing facility Thursday, marking the third time the electronics assembly plant has grown since it opened in 1991.
October 16, 2007 - Industry News
The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) is again teaming with J. J. Keller & Associates to present a free webcast, "Driver Performance Management: Case Studies in Excellence," from 1 to 2:30 p.m. (Central Time
Hino Trucks, among the fastest-growing light- and medium-duty truck manufacturers in the world, is reaching out credit-challenged customers. Hino Trucks has chosen Nevada-based Credit Funders Inc., as a Preferred Finance Resource.
The Association of Diesel Specialists (ADS) is collaborating with the Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS) Scholarship Committee in creating an online scholarship resource for students
CalArk International driver Jewel Porter of Copperas Cove, Texas, recently won the company's bi-yearly referral contest. She surpassed all other drivers in recruiting, and for her efforts was
A new regulation approved for public comment Tuesday by the Environmental Quality Board will help clean Pennsylvania's air and save trucking companies millions of dollars in diesel fuel.
The regulation, developed by th
The eyefortransport 6th North American Cargo Security will feature Brad Skinner, new director of C-TPAT at U.S. Customs & Border Control. The forum will be held Dec. 4, 5 and 6 at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza in Washington D.C.
Omaha-based Werner Enterprises Inc. said revenues decreased 6 percent to $510.3 million in third quarter 2007 compared to $541.3 million in third quarter 2006. Earnings per share decreased 5 percen
Caterpillar and Cummins rank highest in satisfying customers with heavy-duty truck engines and transmissions, in their respective segments, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2007 Heavy-Duty Truck Engine/Transmission Study
October 15, 2007 - Industry News
Eaton Corp. announced record net income per share of $1.71 for the third quarter of 2007, an increase of 6 percent over net income per share of $1.62 in the third quarter of 2006. Sales in the quarte
October 12, 2007 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks North America said it will sponsor the Owner-Operators Independent Drivers Association's (OOIDA) Safe Driving Award Program. The program recognizes and rewards OOIDA members for their safe
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has unveiled a public service announcement featuring former NASCAR driver Rusty Wallace, currently an analyst for ESPN and ABC Sports, who reminds trucker
Iowa-based Barr-Nunn Transportation is offering its owner-operators a fourth pay raise in 2007. Starting Dec. 14, over-the-road owner-operators with a hazmat will receive starting pay of 90 cents for practical miles.
The deadline for distributors to register for the One-on-One Business Meetings program at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) Conference is Friday, Nov. 16. HDAW 2008 will be held Monday, Jan. 21
J.B. Hunt Transport Services announced third quarter 2007 net earnings of $50.8 million, or diluted earnings per share of 38 cents versus 2006 third quarter earnings of $57.8 million, or 39 cents per diluted share
Patrick E. Quinn and Max L. Fuller, on behalf of Chattanooga, Tenn.-based New Mountain Lake Acquisition Co., announced Friday the successful completion of their planned purchase of U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc
Eaton Corp. has announced that the company's family of automated medium- and heavy-duty transmissions now includes 49 configurations that are currently operating in North America. The announcement follow
October 11, 2007 - Industry News
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