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May 14, 2008 - Industry News

Transportation Mergers & Acquisitions Expected to Drop

Both deal volume and value in the transportation and logistics industry declined during the first quarter of 2008, according to the PricewaterhouseCoopers, and global deal activity is not on track to match the levels seen in 2007

Tags: Economy

May 14, 2008 - Industry News

BTS Freight Index Falls in March

The Freight Transportation Services Index fell 1.9 percent in March from its February level, the largest monthly decline since August 2006, the U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported

Tags: Economy

May 14, 2008 - Industry News

Group Lobbying For Larger Rigs

A coalition of shippers, motor carriers, manufacturers and others is hosting meetings in Washington, D.C., this week to urge Congress to adopt several demonstration pilot projects related to larger trucks in the upcoming congressional highway reauthorization bill.

May 14, 2008 - Industry News

Minnesota To Require 20 Percent Biodiesel Blend

Minnesota, which was the first state to mandate biodiesel, will increase the state's current 2 percent biodiesel mandate to 20 percent by 2015

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 13, 2008 - Industry News

Message from Capitol Hill: Stop Adding Oil to Strategic Petroleum Reserve

As oil prices hit another new record Tuesday, both the House and Senate sent a message to the White House, saying through their votes that it's time to stop adding oil to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

May 13, 2008 - Industry News

NPTC Launches Fleet Optimization Center

The National Private Truck Council, in collaboration with C.H. Robinson Worldwide, has created a Fleet Optimization Center for NPTC fleet members.

May 13, 2008 - Industry News

IdleAire Files for Bankruptcy

IdleAire Technologies is looking for a new start. The company, which provides idle-reduction technology at truckstops, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday after exhausting months of efforts to obtain alternative financing

May 13, 2008 - Industry News

NPTC Elects New Leaders

Ron Tartt, general manager, private fleet for Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, took his seat as chairman of the National Private Truck Counci

May 13, 2008 - Industry News

AFVi Offers Webinar on Alternative Fuels

The Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute will hold a webinar on "Fleet Solutions: A Primer on Green Fuels, Vehicles and Technologies.

Tags: Events

May 13, 2008 - Industry News

UPS Freight Accelerates Shipping in 11 States

UPS Freight has reduced transit times by one or two days on nearly 1,000 traffic lanes from points in 11 states

May 13, 2008 - Industry News

Navigation Capital Partners Acquires James Brown Contracting

Navigation Capital Partners announced the acquisition of James Brown Contracting Inc. and its subsidiaries, Brown Trucking Company and JBT Brokerage.

May 12, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Skyrocket

The average retail price of a gallon of diesel fuel skyrocketed to $4.331, according to the Energy Information Administration's weekly report, while crude oil briefly passed a record $126 a barrel Monday

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 12, 2008 - Industry News

Illuminated Billboard Company to Buy Jim Palmer Trucking

ActionView International, a Vancouver, B.C.-based company that sells illuminated motion billboards, has announced plans to buy Jim Palmer Trucking, a 350-truck refrigerated carrier based in Missoula, Mont

May 12, 2008 - Industry News

Trucking Takes Advantage Of National Transportation Week

This week is National Transportation Week, and the trucking industry is taking advantage of it to promote the image of trucking

Tags: Events

May 10, 2008 - Industry News

Citation Gets Freightliner Contract

Citation Corp. has been awarded a long-term supply contract with Daimler Trucks North America

May 10, 2008 - Industry News

Bolt Announces Interactive Recruiting Team

Bolt Express, Toledo, Ohio, announced its online First Interactive Recruiting Service Team (F.I.R.S.T)

May 10, 2008 - Industry News

Pilot Opens New Travel Center

Pilot will open a new travel center location in Jackson, Tenn., on Monday, May 12

May 10, 2008 - Industry News

O&S Driver Fair & Open House

Springfield, Mo.-based O&S Trucking has opened a new terminal in Springfield, Ohio

May 10, 2008 - Industry News

National Geographic Channel to Feature Dupré Logistics

National Geographic is filming a documentary on the fatigue issue and how it is monitored and combated that will air later this year

May 10, 2008 - Industry News

A. Duie Pyle Named Carrier of the Year for Safety

The New York State Motor Truck Association recognized A. Duie Pyle, West Chester, Pa., as the Carrier of the Year for Safety

May 10, 2008 - Industry News

Illinois Rt. 7 Project Requires Bridge Closure

The Illinois Rt. 7 Bridge between Lockport and Romeoville will be closed in both directions for a resurfacing project until the end of August

Tags: Highways

May 10, 2008 - Industry News

ACT Named Smartway Partner

American Central Transport, Liberty, Kan., has been awarded the right to use the SmartWay Partner Logo by the Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay Transport Partnership

May 10, 2008 - Industry News

PTDI Adds SAGE Services in Montana

The Professional Truck Driver Institute added SAGE Technical Services in Missoula, Mont., to the list of North American truck driver training schools offering PTDI-certified courses.

May 9, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices: How High Can They Go?

Crude oil hit a record $126 on the New York Mercantile Exchange Friday, almost double the price of a year ago, and analysts disagreed sharply last week on where oil prices are headed in the future

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 8, 2008 - Industry News

Vipar to Sell Eaton Weatherhead Products

Vipar Heavy Duty is adding Eaton Weatherhead's fluid conveyance products to the portfolio of brands it offers to the heavy duty aftermarket

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