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June 27, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Falls 1.3% in May

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 1.3 percent in May, marking the second consecutive month-to-month drop. In April, tonnage fell 2.2 percent

Tags: Economy

June 27, 2007 - Industry News

Schneider Forms Service Alliance With Dan Goodwill

Schneider Logistics, part of Schneider National, has formed a strategic alliance with Dan Goodwill and Associates Inc., a Canadian-based transportation consulting firm, to provide transportation advisory services to shippers

June 27, 2007 - Industry News

ATT and Mobile Awareness Provide Truck Safety Products

Advanced Transportation Technologies (ATT) has entered into a sales and distribution agreement with Mobile Awareness, a company that designs and markets transportation safety products.

June 27, 2007 - Industry News

Transport America Backs MS Society Bike Ride

Transport America helped raise more than $2.2 million for the Multiple Sclerosis Society earlier this month, participating in the Larkin Hoffman MS150 Bike Tour in Minnesota, starting in Duluth, with bikers finishing in Blaine

June 27, 2007 - Industry News

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Opens Office in Singapore

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, one of the largest third-party logistics companies in the world, has expanded its operations in Southeast Asia with a new office in Singapore.

June 27, 2007 - Industry News

Averitt Honors Trio for 20 Years of Safe Driving

Averitt Express recently honored Thomas England, of Cumming, Ga.; David Fullington, of Dickson, Tenn.; and Ron Head, of Cookeville, Tenn., for 20 years of safe driving

June 27, 2007 - Industry News

International Goes to Brazil for MaxxForce Engine Blocks

International Truck and Engine Corp. says its Brazilian subsidiary, MWM International Motores, and Brazil-based supplier Tupy, will provide compacted-graphite iron cylinder blocks for the new MaxxForce 11 and MaxxForce 1

June 27, 2007 - Industry News

SAF-Holland Plans to Go Public This Summer

SAF-Holland S.A., Luxembourg, which supplies key components and systems to the truck and trailer industry, plans to go public on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange this summer with a listing in the Prime Standard segment.

June 26, 2007 - Industry News

EPES Transport Honors Top Drivers

EPES Transport System Inc. recently held an awards banquet at the Embassy Suites in Greensboro, N.C., to honor the company's "Top Achievers." This prestigious award recognizes EPES driver

June 26, 2007 - Industry News

Con-way Introduces Leadership Academy

Con-way Inc. has launched the Con-way Leadership Academy - a corporate initiative designed to provide education and training across a wide spectrum of functional and leadership roles, spanning operations, sales and management.

June 26, 2007 - Industry News

TCA Looks at Leadership July 17-18 in Chicago

The Truckload Carriers Association's Inaugural Leadership Summit, "Leading for Change: Effecting Cultural Transformation," will be held July 17-18 at the Four Points by Sheraton Chicago O'Hare Airport

Tags: Events

June 26, 2007 - Industry News

GE Capital Solutions Targets Medium-Truck Market

GE Capital Solutions' transportation finance unit has launched a full range of financial solutions, from leases and loans to wholesale floor plan financing, to the medium-duty truck sector (Classes 4-7) specifically targeting

June 26, 2007 - Industry News

Ryder Honors Its Top Carriers of the Year

Ryder System Inc., a global leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, has announced its top carrier selections for the 2006 Ryder Carrier Quality Award. This award recognizes excellence through a variety of metrics,

June 26, 2007 - Industry News

PressurePro Now Available at Flying J eStore

Advantage PressurePro is now supplying Flying J locations with its tire pressure monitoring systems through the Flying J e-Store, according to PressurePro CEO and President Phillip G. Zaroor.

June 26, 2007 - Industry News

TMC's Fall Meeting Set for Sept. 24-27 in Nashville

In addition to an array of technical sessions, the Technology & Maintenance Council's 2007 Fall Meeting, scheduled Sept. 24-27 in Nashville, Tenn., will include an advanced technology display and a technician training fair held in conjunctio

Tags: Events

June 25, 2007 - Industry News

LA/Long Beach Port Drivers Schedule Traffic Jam Wednesday

A convoy of Los Angeles and Long Beach port drivers will jam the Harbor Freeway (110) with tractor-trailers during the morning rush hour Wednesday, in conjunction with a scheduled meeting of port stakeholders in Long Beach,

June 25, 2007 - Industry News

Class 5 Market Gets the New Peterbilt Model 325 Conventional

Peterbilt Motors Co. recently announced the introduction of the new Model 325, its first vehicle dedicated to the specific needs of the Class 5 market. The Model 325 is tailor-made for a range of Class 5 application

June 25, 2007 - Industry News

Fatal Crash Prompts Request for Chinese Tire Recall

A death and injury lawsuit has prompted a U.S. tire importer and distributor to ask the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for help in recalling nearly half a million Chinese-made light truck tires

June 25, 2007 - Industry News

Mack & Volvo Trucks Parts Marketing Program Honored

The Parts Marketing Program for Mack Trucks Inc. and Volvo Trucks has been recognized for marketing excellence by the Transportation Marketing & Communications Association's (TMCA) 2007 National Compass Awards program

June 25, 2007 - Industry News

PacLease Opens New Locations in U.S., Canada

Paccar Leasing Co. (PacLease) continues to steadily expand its franchise network in North America with the addition of 10 locations in the United States and two new locations in Canada. "These locations are representative

June 25, 2007 - Industry News

Boyd Bros.' New Cincinnati Facility Supports Drivers

Boyd Bros. Transportation Inc. opened its Cincinnati, Ohio, facility late last year to support operations in that city and surrounding area. Since then, drivers have had access to many services they enjoy at th

June 25, 2007 - Industry News

SEKO Expands Service into Republic of Turkey

SEKO, a global provider of freight forwarding and logistics solutions, recently expanded its operations into the Republic of Turkey. The new SEKO Turkey station, headquartered in Istanbul, offers airfreight, sea freight

June 22, 2007 - Industry News

Kenworth Clean Power Technology Tour Adds 30 More Stops

Kenworth Truck Co. has expanded its "green" message with the addition of 30 new stops on the Kenworth Clean Power Technology Tour, which is traveling to Kenworth dealers throughout America this year.

Tags: Events

June 22, 2007 - Industry News

Hino Trucks Reaches New Dealer Milestone in the U.S.

Hino Trucks has increased its U.S. dealer network to 150 nationwide, and with plans to add up to 30 additional dealers during the 2007 fiscal year. Since the inception of its conventional truck model in 2004, Hino Truck

June 22, 2007 - Industry News

Hino Trucks Reaches New Dealer Milestone in the U.S.

Hino Trucks has increased its U.S. dealer network to 150 nationwide, and with plans to add up to 30 additional dealers during the 2007 fiscal year. Since the inception of its conventional truck model in 2004, Hino Truck

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