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September 10, 2007 - Industry News

HDX Technology Conference Oct. 3-4 in Atlanta

The 2007 HDX Technology Conference is scheduled Oct. 3-4 at the Westin Atlanta Airport in Atlanta, Ga., featuring a number of informative sessions during the two-day event

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September 10, 2007 - Industry News

Senate Expected to Vote Today on Mexican Truck Program

Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa Monday urged the Senate to act swiftly and decisively to block funding for the Bush administration's Mexican truck program.

September 10, 2007 - Industry News

OOIDA Seeks Hearing on Segments of HOS Ruling

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has filed a petition requesting the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to reconsider its opinion on certain hours of service rules. OOIDA asked the court to rehea

September 10, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Management Conference & Exhibition Oct. 20-23 in Orlando

The American Trucking Associations will host its 2007 Management Conference and Exhibition (MC&E) in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 20-23. Held at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort

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September 10, 2007 - Industry News

Menlo Worldwide Cites Major Expansion in China

Menlo Worldwide, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has signed an agreement to purchase Chic Holdings Ltd. and its wholly owned subsidiaries, Shanghai Chic Logistics Co. Ltd. and Shanghai Chic Supply Chain Management Co. Ltd.

September 7, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Seeks Eight-month Delay in HOS Changes

Citing the potential for "serious disruption to trucking operations," the American Trucking Associations has submitted a motion asking the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circui

September 7, 2007 - Industry News

OOIDA Takes Legal Action Against DOT Over Mexico Program

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) filed a petition Friday asking for a review of the Department of Transportation's cross-border trucking program and a stay on the program pending that review

September 6, 2007 - Industry News

U.S., Mexican Trucking Firms Cleared To Cross Border

Stagecoach Cartage and Distribution from El Paso, Texas, was given approval to operate in Mexico late Thursday night, and Transportes Olympic of Nuevo Leon, was cleared to operate in the United States

September 6, 2007 - Industry News

Penray Enhances Winter BioDiesel Fuel Treatment

Penray has enhanced its Winter Blend BioDiesel Fuel Treatment, designed for treating large storage tanks. The new formula works in everything from BioDiesel B2 to BioDiesel B20. "We're pleased to announc

Tags: Fuel and Oil

September 6, 2007 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Adds Trailer Axles to Reman List

ArvinMeritor Inc. has added a major new component to its portfolio of remanufactured components - trailer axles, initially targeted at the North American intermodal motor carriers. Production began this month

September 6, 2007 - Industry News

GE Trailer Leasing Celebrating 50 Years

GE's Trailer Fleet Services business is celebrating 50 years of service to the trucking industry this month with branch-based customer events and a commitment of 5,000 total hours of volunteer community service from employees.

September 6, 2007 - Industry News

Decker Honors Top Drivers for August

Decker Truck Line recently announced its Drivers of the Month for August 2007. Jim Rowe was selected for the honor from Decker's Flatbed division, and Sammy "Mule" Boydston received the award for the Reefer/Van division

September 6, 2007 - Industry News

AGS Suggests Bonds to Address Infrastructure Crisis

Stephen E. Sandherr, chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) has joined U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and John Thune (R-S.D.) in introducing Build America Bonds legislatio

Tags: Highways

September 6, 2007 - Industry News

Industry Looks to 2008 at Business and Market Planning Summit, Oct. 30-31

Looking to the future, leading economist and industry experts will forecast what lays ahead for the work truck equipment and trailer industry at the 2008 Business and Market Planning Summit, Oct. 30-31, 2007, at the Embass

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September 5, 2007 - Industry News

CFI Honors Drivers of the Month

CFI, an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., has named the monthly driver award recipients for July 2007. Company Driver of the Month is George Darko

September 4, 2007 - Industry News

Refurbished HDAW Web Site Has New Features

The Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week web site has been revamped to include many new features, including online registration with deferred payment until 2008. HDAW '08 is slated for Monday, Jan. 21, through Thursday, Jan. 24, at The Mirage, Las Vegas

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September 4, 2007 - Industry News

Mitsubishi Cites Success of its Starters in New Class 8 Trucks

Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America's heavy-duty truck division has announced that its starters now have a "standard" position with all of the major Class 8 truck manufacturers in North America

September 4, 2007 - Industry News

Benson Improves Aluminum Drop Deck Design

Benson has designed an all aluminum drop deck trailer featuring a new front deck frame, and transition and mainframe inner cross members that offer superior strength and weight savings from the previous design.

September 4, 2007 - Industry News

Cummins Gets Order for 300 ISX Engines, APU Systems

Cummins Inc. said J&R Schugel Trucking has ordered 300 trucks powered by Cummins ISX engines and equipped with Cummins ComfortGuard auxiliary power unit (APU) systems, which Cummins began producing

September 4, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Petitions on Two Fronts to Retain HOS Regs

Citing the potential for "widespread disruption in the industry and the supply chain," and a decrease in safety, the American Trucking Associations is fighting on two fronts to retain the current hours of service regulations.

September 4, 2007 - Industry News

NMFTA Debuts ACE-lerate Cross-Border Program

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) has announced its new ACE-lerate service, powered by CrimsonLogic, to help companies involved in cross-border transportation transition to the new Automated

September 3, 2007 - Industry News

Court Rejects Bid for Emergency Stay of Mexico Project

A federal appeals court rejected a bid by the Teamsters union and others for an emergency stay of the Bush administration's plan to open the Mexican border for limited long-distance trucking. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circui

August 31, 2007 - Industry News

Federal Court: Bid to Halt Mexican Trucking Lacks Merit

A Teamsters union effort to halt a program to give U.S. truck drivers access into Mexico and allow a limited number of Mexican trucks to operate long-haul routes within the United States lacks merit, according to document

August 31, 2007 - Industry News

Fontaine Wins Volvo Supplier Award

Fontaine International has been presented the prestigious Volvo Supplier Award by the Volvo Group - an honor that very few companies achieve. This exclusive award is presented to the eight best suppliers, based on category

August 31, 2007 - Industry News

Paschall Recognizes Goodyear, Wingfoot Tire Services

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems LLC have received Paschall Truck Lines Inc.'s "Maintenance Vendor of the Year" award at the trucking company's annual vendor dinner

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