June 22, 2007 - Industry News
Three leading aftermarket chief information officers (CIOs) will be featured on the Tuesday, July 17, agenda during the 2007 Aftermarket eForum, which runs from July 16-18 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Chicago
NationaLease has a new web site that enables businesses to rent trucks through the company's vast network of members. NationaLease provides a full range of commercial truck rentals from which to choose
Haldex Brake Products Monterrey, Mexico, has been awarded the ISO/TS 16949:2002 certification as a manufacturer of air brake actuators including product design, purchasing, sales and customer service.
Everco Heavy Duty, the Texas-based manufacturer and supplier of HVAC components for the heavy-duty market, is actively promoting its climate control products
Westpac Heavy Duty/C. W. Carter Co. has launched its new web site, featuring links to more than 1,000 manufactures sites as well as one of the most complete cross reference listing in the trucking industry.
The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) is again teaming with J. J. Keller & Associates to present the second in a series of free webcasts related to Performance Management Technology on Wednesday, June 27th, from 1 - 2:30 p.m. (Central).
June 21, 2007 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations Chairman Ray Kuntz testified before the House Veteran's Affairs Subcommittee late last week on economic opportunity in support of expanded educational benefits for veterans
Shell Lubricants has announced the launch its second annual Shell Technology Tour. The 2007 tour will visit 10 cities across the U.S. and is designed to update fleet customers about the latest industry changes including:
Dodge has announced pricing for the 2008 Dodge Ram 4500 and 5500 chassis cabs, with a U.S. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the 2008 Dodge Ram 4500 set at $34,050 and base price for the 2008
ArvinMeritor Inc. has been selected by International Military and Government LLC, a subsidiary of International Truck & Engine Corp., to supply 1,200 vehicle sets of front and rear drive axles with brakes, and transfer cases,
June 20, 2007 - Industry News
Penske Truck Leasing is celebrated the grand opening of a new18,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility in Sacramento, Calif., located at 53 Morrison Ave.
Currently employing 25 associates
Researchers with the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) have finished the first phase of a three-year project for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) designed to help reduce the estimated 500 tons of nitrogen oxide
Organizations representing highway and truck safety groups, labor and independent truck drivers joined members of Congress Wednesday, accusing the Bush administration of ignoring federal safety laws concerning a pilot progra
The driver turnover rate for large truckload and less-than-truckload carriers increased during the first quarter of 2007, marking their highest turnover rates since the end of 2005.
ATA, which began collecting driver turnover statistics
June 19, 2007 - Industry News
Knight Transportation Inc. has opened a new brokerage service center in Dallas, Texas, that will be operated by Knight Brokerage LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Knight Transportation Inc.
Safeway Inc., a Fortune 100 company and one of the largest food and drug retailers in North America, has announced that it will begin accepting the Wright Express card for fuel purchases at the pump.
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Stanadyne is sponsoring the Stanadyne Scholarship Award program to recognize young people working in or preparing to enter the diesel engine service industry. The award has been established to encourage young people to becom
Iteris Inc. has announced that TMC Transportation, one of the nation's largest privately held flatbed carriers, is making Iteris' Lane Departure Warning (LDW) System standard equipment on its fleet of tractors.
Minnesota-based truckload carrier Transport America recently announced its Drivers of the Month for April. Professional company drivers selected for the month were Fred Brinkman, with Transport America for seven months
The aftermarket business units of Webb Wheel Products Inc. and Leland Brake & Wheel Parts have formed a strategic partnership to source and supply brake systems components to the heavy-duty aftermarket.
June 18, 2007 - Industry News
Some 17 National Guard reservists serving in the nation's military had their day brightened recently with the arrival of "care packages" from their co-workers at Con-way Freight.
The company's employees recently completed their sixth Con-way Cares drive
Smith System, a professional driver training organization, has introduced The Driver's Log, a new educational series that ties the results of driver training to the real-world management issues of both truck and car fleets
The 25th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition gets under way this Thursday through Saturday, June 21- 23 in Joplin, Mo., at the Joplin Petro Stopping Center, I-44, exit 4. The SuperRigs competition is the premier truck beauty contest
Heartland Express Inc. recently received top honors at the Sears Holdings' 2006 Partners in Progress awards, picking up the award for 2006 Supplier of the Year
StarTrak Systems LLC, a subsidiary of Alanco Technologies, has entered into a long-term agreement with PLM Trailer Leasing (PLM) for the purchase of ReeferTrak monitoring and control systems, with initial product deliveries expected to exceed $1 million.
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