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November 16, 2007 - Industry News

Used Motor Oil Used as Free Heat for the Winter

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 Facility Gets $1 Million Facelift

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,

November 15, 2007 - Industry News

Idealease Celebrates Its Silver Anniversary

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.

November 15, 2007 - Industry News

CFI Unveils Driver-Inspired Pay Package - with More Paychecks

Contract Freighters Inc. (CFI), based in Joplin, Mo., has unveiled a new driver pay package that increases pay by $.01 per mile across the board and offers numerous other driver-requested enhancements.

November 15, 2007 - Industry News

NPTC, J.J. Keller Host Driver Performance Scorecard Webcast

The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) is again teaming with J. J. Keller & Associates to present a free webcast on "Driver Performance Scorecards." The webcast will take place from 1 to 2:30 p.m. (Central time) on Wednesday, Dec. 5.

November 14, 2007 - Industry News

House Passes Ban on Cross-Border Truck Program

The House of Representatives Wednesday passed the transportation spending bill that includes a ban on funding the Bush administration's cross-border truck program. Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa said he fully expected the funding ban to win fina

November 14, 2007 - Industry News

Right Weigh Expands to Canada and Australia

Right Weigh's international presence is expanding with the addition of new distributors in both Canada and Australia. The Oregon-based company has named Inpro Marketing of Canada, and Smart Truck Solutions of Australia

November 14, 2007 - Industry News

Todco Enhances its Web Site with New Features

Todco, which manufactures and services overhead doors, swing doors and walk ramps for the trucking industry, has given its web site a sleek new look that's not just cosmetic, according to Scott Blackford, vice president of marketing and sales

November 14, 2007 - Industry News

Vipar to Sponsor and Participate in HDAW '08

Vipar Heavy Duty, a leading North American network of independent aftermarket truck parts distributors, has announced its active participation and sponsorship of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW)

November 13, 2007 - Industry News

Penske Truck Leasing Opens Facility in Chester, Va.

Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new, state-of-the-art facility in Chester, Va., located on 13201 Grover Court. The 16,000-square-foot facility offers commercial and consumer truck rental services, full-service truck leasin

November 13, 2007 - Industry News

'Technology on the Move' Focus of TMC's Annual Meet, Exhibition

The Technology & Maintenance Council will hold its 2008 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition, Feb. 4-7 at the Orange County Convention Center and Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando, Fla

Tags: Events

November 13, 2007 - Industry News

Utility Trailer Dry Van Plant Produces 75,000th Trailer

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. said the company's Paragould, Ark., plant has produced its 75,000th dry van. The Arkansas plant produces the 4000D-X dry van, which accounted for more than half of Utility's dry va

November 13, 2007 - Industry News

McLeod Software Adds Agent Access For Truckload

McLeod Software has Agent Access For Truckload to its PowerBroker and LoadMaster enterprise management systems. The Agent Access For Truckload module allows brokers, logistics providers and carriers that dispatch their own trucks

November 13, 2007 - Industry News

Old Dominion Opens Service Center in Eugene, Oregon

Chuck Powell, vice president of the Pacific Northwest region for Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., announced the opening of a new service center in Eugene, Ore. The 20-door facility is located on a two-acre site a

November 13, 2007 - Industry News

TMC Accepting 2008 Maintenance Supervision Award Nominations

The Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations is now accepting nominations for its 2008 Maintenance Supervision Award. The award, presented annually, recognizes top front-line truck equipment maintenance

November 13, 2007 - Industry News

Daimler Launches Global Initiative for Eco-friendly Commercial Vehicles

Daimler is promoting measures for drastically reducing the emissions and fuel consumption of commercial vehicles. To mark the launch of the Shaping Future Transportation initiative, Daimler Trucks and Daimler Buses this week presented 16 trucks

November 9, 2007 - Industry News

Manac Names Bridgestone Standard OE Supplier

Manac Inc. headquartered in St. Georges, Quebec, Canada has named Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire as its standard tire supplier. BFNT will be the primary tire supplier for Manac as well as for the CPS trailer brand in North America

November 9, 2007 - Industry News

BMC West Operates Kenworth Medium-duty Hybrid Truck

BMC West delivers lumber and building supplies in Kenworth medium-duty hybrid trucks.

With more than a thousand trucks in its fleet, BMC West is always looking for ways to deliver products more efficiently while conserving fuel. So, the Boise, Idaho-based company recently jumped at the chance

November 9, 2007 - Industry News

3 Webasto Non-Idle Heaters Earn Nod from CARB

Webasto Product North America, which provides heating and cooling solutions for the light and heavy-duty transportation industries, has received approval for several products that meet California's new standards for air quality

November 9, 2007 - Industry News

International First to Enter Hybrid Commercial Truck Production

International Truck and Engine Corp. said it has entered line production of hybrid commercial trucks. International, a Navistar company, is now producing the International DuraStar Hybrid

November 8, 2007 - Industry News

ALK Launches CoPilot Live 7 GPS Navigation

ALK Technologies says its CoPilot Live 7 GPS navigation for Windows Mobile smartphones and PocketPCs is now available. CoPilot Live 7 redefines mobile satellite navigation with its simple and intuitive menus

November 8, 2007 - Industry News

Schneider National a Top Military-Friendly Employer - Again

Schneider National Inc. ranks sixth on G.I. Jobs' list of Top 50 Military-Friendly Employers due to its successful recruiting efforts, truck driver apprenticeship program and the benefits the company offers to reservists and veterans.

November 8, 2007 - Industry News

Economists Provide 2008 Forecasts at NTEA Summit

Commercial truck sales will experience a slow recovery after the first quarter of 2008, while heavy-duty sales are likely to grow faster next year than medium-duty trucks, according to Stephen Latin-Kasper

Tags: Economy

November 7, 2007 - Industry News

ARI Joins EPA's SmartWay Transport Program

New Jersey-based Automotive Resources International (ARI), has announced its affiliation with SmartWay Transport, a voluntary collaboration between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the freight industry

November 7, 2007 - Industry News

NPTC Hosts Private Fleet Management Institute Jan. 12-16

The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) will hold its annual Private Fleet Management Institute Jan. 12-16, 2008, at the Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Riverfront Hotel in Jacksonville, Fla.

Tags: Events


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