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September 19, 2007 - Industry News

Networkcar Introduces Networkfleet 3500 System

Networkcar says its Networkfleet 3500 wireless vehicle management system is now available. Fleet managers use Networkfleet to access real-time productivity and efficiency information on virtually every aspect of their fleet operations

September 18, 2007 - Industry News

ATA: Line-haul Driver Turnover Rate Dips 11% in 2Q

The line-haul driver turnover rate among large for-hire truckload carriers (fleets with at least $30 million in annual revenue) experienced its first quarterly decrease in a year during the second quarter of 2007, according to the American Trucking Associations

September 18, 2007 - Industry News

TMW Releases TruckMate 8.0

TMW Systems of Cleveland has released TruckMate 8.0, the trucking enterprise software package the company acquired with Maddocks Systems earlier this year. The new version is an integrated operations,

September 18, 2007 - Industry News

AAIA: Collision Repair Market Grows to $40.4 Billion in 2006

Total collision repair industry sales grew 5.8 percent to $40.4 billion in 2006, according to the 2007 Collision Repair Trends: Industry Statistics & Analysis, recently published by the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA).

September 17, 2007 - Industry News

TMW Acquires IDSC Software Company

Cleveland-based TMW Systems, an enterprise software provider to the trucking industry, said today it has acquired Integrated Decision Support Corp. of Richardson, Texas. ISDC sells decision support software product

September 17, 2007 - Industry News

TMW Acquires IDSC Software Company

Cleveland-based TMW Systems, an enterprise software provider to the trucking industry, said Monday it has acquired Integrated Decision Support Corp. of Richardson, Texas. ISDC sells decision support software product

September 17, 2007 - Industry News

Mack Hybrid Electric Vehicle on View at 2007 Hybrid Truck User Forum

The United States Air Force will display Mack Trucks, Inc.'s fuel-saving hybrid technology at the Hybrid Truck User Forum (HTUF), Wednesday through Friday in Seattle. A Mack Granite model dump truck

September 17, 2007 - Industry News

Indianapolis Peterbilt Dealership Opens PacLease Franchise

Utility-Peterbilt of Indianapolis recently opened a new PacLease franchise at its dealership location. The franchise, Utility-Peterbilt PacLease of Indianapolis, becomes the first Peterbilt-PacLease franchise in the area,

September 17, 2007 - Industry News

SEKO Expands to Larger Facilities in Louisville

SEKO, a global provider of supply chain solutions, recently moved its operations into a larger facility in Louisville, Ky. The new and larger office is a full-service operation capable of handling all types of transportation services

September 17, 2007 - Industry News

Industry Hot Topics Highlight HDAW Education Program

The Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) education program will feature a number of speakers addressing important issues for the independent heavy-duty aftermarket. HDAW'08 is slated for Monday, Jan. 21, through Thursday, Jan. 24,

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September 16, 2007 - Industry News

Con-way Wins Honor for Backing Employees in National Guard and Reserves

Con-way Inc. has won the "Freedom Award" - the highest recognition bestowed by the National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense organization promotin

September 16, 2007 - Industry News

West Motor Freight Acquires Sanger Trucking

West Motor Freight of Boyertown, Pa., has acquired the assets of Sanger Trucking, headquartered in Fredericksburg, Pa. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed

September 16, 2007 - Industry News

Leading Edge Logistics Forms Reverse Logistics Team

Leading Edge Logistics, a major new third-party logistics (3PL) supplier to the automotive and heavy truck aftermarket, has announced the formation of a specialized reverse logistics team called LEL Recovery

September 16, 2007 - Industry News

PTDI Certifies Courses at 2 Truck Driving Schools

The Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI) announced that two schools in Ontario, Canada, have been added to the growing list of North American truck driver training schools offering PTDI-certified courses.

September 16, 2007 - Industry News

Navistar Wins $71.5 Million USMC Contract

Navistar International Corp. said its military affiliate, International Military and Government, has won a contract from the U.S. Marine Corps for $71.5 million to provide parts support for the Marine Corps' International MaxxPr

September 14, 2007 - Industry News

ASSE Explores Fleet Safety at Conference

As transportation accidents continue to be the No. 1 cause of on-the-job deaths, last week's American Society of Safety Engineers' (ASSE) "Improving Fleet Safety" symposium identified ways to prevent injuries and fatalities on the roads.

September 14, 2007 - Industry News

KW Showcases 4 Hybrid Trucks at National Conference in Seattle

Kenworth will showcase four medium-duty diesel-electric hybrid trucks at the 7th annual Hybrid Truck Users Forum (HTUF) Sept. 20-21 in Seattle at the Qwest Field Event Center. The national forum brings together fleets, suppliers and manufacturer

September 14, 2007 - Industry News

First U.S. Truck Crosses Border Into Mexico

Stagecoach Cartage and Distribution, an El Paso-based trucking company, became the first U.S. trucker to haul a shipment across the U.S.-Mexico border. The truck went through the Nogales, Ariz. commercial border crossin

September 13, 2007 - Industry News

Grote Retrofit LED Kit for Military Vehicles

They bolt on in minutes - in the field - and on the fly, swapping out 50-year old incandescent lighting technology with a brighter, rugged, forward or rear light that actually helps military vehicles hide better from the enemy

September 13, 2007 - Industry News

Melton Truck Lines Takes Delivery of its 1,000th Truck

Melton Truck Lines, an air-ride flatbed carrier based in Tulsa, Okla., is now a fleet with 1,000 trucks. Organized in 1989 with only 30 trucks and six employees, the company has grown to a current fleet of 1,000 trucks

September 13, 2007 - Industry News

IPC Global Solutions Celebrates 20th Anniversary

IPC Global Solutions, which engineers and manufactures filtration products, is celebrating its 20th anniversary during 2007. The company specializes in providing private label solutions for major USA-based filter producer

September 13, 2007 - Industry News

TCA Hosts Workers' Comp Audio Conference Thursday

The Truckload Carriers Association is hosting an audio conference from noon to 1:30 p.m. (ET) Thursday, Sept. 20, designed to help trucking companies better manage their workers' compensation costs.

September 12, 2007 - Industry News

PacLease Opens 4 New Pennsylvania Locations

Paccar Leasing Co. (PacLease) continues to expand its franchise network in North America with the addition of four East Coast locations

September 12, 2007 - Industry News

Con-way Awards 45 College Scholarships

A total of 45 students - all children of employees at Con-way Inc. and its subsidiary operating companies - are recipients of educational grants through the Con-way Scholarship program. The program annually provide

September 12, 2007 - Industry News

Penske Truck Leasing Opens Facility in Maine

Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new facility in Scarborough, Maine, located on 77 Postal Way. The 9,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility, currently employing 15 associates, offers commercial and consumer truck

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