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July 24, 2007 - Industry News

ATA to Challenge Court's Revision to HOS Rules

The American Trucking Associations Tuesday said it will seek a stay from the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to keep the current rules governing truck drivers' work and rest periods in plac

July 24, 2007 - Industry News

ATA to Challenge Court's Revision to HOS Rules

The American Trucking Associations today said it will seek a stay from the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to keep the current rules governing truck drivers' work and rest periods in plac

July 24, 2007 - Industry News

Paccar Reports Revenues, Net Income for 2Q, First Half of '07

Paccar Inc. earned $298.3 million during the second quarter of 2007 compared to $369.9 million earned in the second quarter last year. Second quarter net sales and financial services revenues were $3.72 billion.

July 23, 2007 - Industry News

Stevens Transport Returns to Maptuit

Steven's Transport, a refrigerated truckload carrier and asset based logistics provider, will be returning to Maptuit Corp. after a brief trial with an alternative directions provider, once again providing its drivers with FleetNav Directions' truck-to-dock, turn-by-turn directions.

July 23, 2007 - Industry News

Delmar Learning Offers Truck Technician Training Series

Delmar Learning, which provides lifelong learning products and services has launched a new set of training courses geared toward medium- and heavy-duty truck technicians: The Professional Truck Technician Training Series.

July 23, 2007 - Industry News

QMI Fuel Treatment for Gas and Diesel Engines

Water contamination in fuel has always been a problem with both industrial and transportation fleets. In today's engines, with some injector tolerances of 3-5 microns, it has become acute. Further, the new ultra low sulfur diesel is responsibl

Tags: Fuel and Oil

July 23, 2007 - Industry News

Marten Transport Revenues Up 5.3% in Second Quarter

Marten Transport Ltd., Mondovi, Wis., said operating revenues - consisting of revenue from truckload and logistics operations - increased 5.3 percent to $138.8 million in the second quarter of 2007 from $131.9 million in the 2006 quarter.

July 20, 2007 - Industry News

Maverick Recognizes Top Second-Quarter Drivers

Maverick Transportation has announced second quarter recipients of Driver of the Month honors for 2007. These include April Driver of the Month Kenny Lewis of Altus, Okla.; May Driver of the Month Gerry Pierson of Ozark, Mo.

July 20, 2007 - Industry News

Highway Watch Seeks Armed Suspect at Iowa, Missouri Truckstops

Highway Watch has issued a formal Be On the Lookout (BOLO) requesting assistance from members of the trucking and law enforcement community to assist in finding a man suspected of sexual assault/abuse of a minor child.

July 19, 2007 - Industry News

Roehl Transport Named Nation's Best for Loss Prevention

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) recently honored Roehl Transport, Marshfield, Wis., with its top award for Excellence in Claims/Loss Prevention. This is the second consecutive year Roehl has wo

July 19, 2007 - Industry News

Several Top Speakers Lined Up for Heavy Duty Dialogue

Heavy Duty Dialogue's 2008 Annual Conference for heavy-duty trucking executives will be held Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at The Mirage Las Vegas, immediately preceding Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week. Following the daylon

Tags: Events

July 19, 2007 - Industry News

Heartland Express Revenues Up 4.2% for Quarter

Iowa-based Heartland Express Inc. said operating results for the second quarter were up 4.2 percent to $149.1 million from $143.1 million in the second quarter of 2006. Operating income for the quarter was negatively impacted

July 19, 2007 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Wins Military Contract for Personnel Carrier Systems

ArvinMeritor Inc. has been selected by Armor Holdings of Sealy, Texas, to supply 1,170 vehicle sets of front and rear drive axles with brakes, drivelines, antilock braking systems and transfer cases, for the new generatio

July 19, 2007 - Industry News

Knight Posts Record Revenues, Net Income

Phoenix-based Knight Transportation Inc. said second quarter revenues increased 8.7 percent to $180.2 million from $165.8 million for the same quarter of 2006. Revenue, before fuel surcharge, increased 9.0 percent, to $153.0 millio

July 19, 2007 - Industry News

Rush Enterprises Reports 8.7% Dip in 2Q Revenues

Rush Enterprises Inc., which operates heavy-duty and medium-duty truck dealerships throughout North America, said gross revenues totaled $519.4 million in the second quarter, an 8.7 percent decrease from gross revenues of $569.2 million

July 19, 2007 - Industry News

Landstar Reports Record Second Quarter Earnings

Landstar System Inc. reported net income for the 13-week period ended June 30, 2007, of $29.7 million, or $0.53 per diluted share, compared to net income of $29.5 million, or $0.50 per diluted share, for the 2006 second quarter.

July 19, 2007 - Industry News

Small Revenue Increase Seen at Werner Enterprises

Werner Enterprises Inc. said revenues increased slightly to $531.3 million in second quarter 2007 compared to $528.9 million in second quarter 2006. Earnings per share decreased 15 percent to $.30 per share in second quarter 2007 compared

July 18, 2007 - Industry News

Ownersite Simplifies Recordkeeping for Fleets

Whether administering 10 vehicles or 100, the challenge for any fleet manager is how to best keep track of each and every record relative to all the cars, trucks and SUVs in service for the organization.

July 18, 2007 - Industry News

WABCO Produces Its One Millionth Automatic Transmission

WABCO, which provides electronic braking, stability, suspension and transmission control systems to the global commercial vehicle industry, recently produced its one-millionth transmission automation system at its production site in Hannover, Germany. The WABCO transmission automation system transforms a manual transmissio

July 17, 2007 - Industry News

Paccar Breaks Ground On Engine Plant

Paccar Chairman/CEO Mark Pigott, right, shakes hands with Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour after lifting the first shovels of dirt at Paccar's new engine plant, which will produce 12.9-liter (shown) and 9.2-liter engines.

Paccar executives and state and local government officials put shovel to dirt Tuesday during a groundbreaking ceremony for Paccar's new $400 million engine facility and technology center near Columbus, Miss

July 17, 2007 - Industry News

Trucking Groups Urge Government Backing for APUs

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) and the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) urged state governments in the United States and provincial governments in Canada to revise their fuel tax systems to encourage trucker

July 17, 2007 - Industry News

Goodyear Supplies Dart Network Truck Tires, Retreads

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has been awarded a supply arrangement by Dart Transit Co., the nation's 14th largest truckload dry-van carrier, and its network of companies, based in Eagan, Minn

July 17, 2007 - Industry News

New Penske Logistics Facility in Kentucky Supports Ford

Penske Logistics has opened its new logistics facility in Louisville, Ky., to handle parts for all of Ford Motor Co.'s North American manufacturing plants

July 17, 2007 - Industry News

Fuel Study IDs Top 5 Tips for Increase Fuel Efficiency

PHH FirstFleet has announced the results of an 18-month, telematics-based fuel study of U.S. truck fleets in the grocery, manufacturing, fuel, and retail markets. The multi-phased study goes beyond speeding and idling

July 17, 2007 - Industry News

Utility Trailer Dealer Opening Cloverdale, Va., Facility

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co., which builds dry freight vans, reefers, flatbeds and curtainsided trailers, announced that Utility Trailer Sales of Virginia is opening a new facility near Roanoke in Cloverdale, Va. this winter

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