May 31, 2007 - Industry News
Starting today, the nation's refineries begin producing low sulfur diesel fuel for use in off-road equipment. The new fuel will then wind its way through the distribution system, so that by Dec. 1, farming, construction
Tags: Fuel and Oil
May 30, 2007 - Industry News
StarTrak Systems LLC, a subsidiary of Alanco Technologies, has delivered ReeferTrak solutions integrated with Carrier Transicold's truck, trailer and rail car refrigeration unit product lines.
TravelCenters of America announced late Wednesday that it has acquired the operating businesses of Petro Stopping Centers. Simultaneously with this acquisition, 40 Petro travel centers were leased from Hospitality Properties Trust
Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has been honored for its safety record by the Missouri Motor Carriers Association (MMCA). The association recently presented Con-way Freigh
May 29, 2007 - Industry News
Tripmaster Corp., a member of the Control Instruments Group Ltd., has announced that CIS had signed an agreement whereby its fleet management interests will be merged with Matrix Vehicle Tracking Ltd.
Capitalizing on its recent merger with AmeriQuest, NationaLease is now offering Integrated Logistics to its menu of fleet management products and services available to private fleets and transportation service providers.
The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists (ACOFAS) recently held a two-day training clinic for technicians that perform brake, alignment and frame modification services.
The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2.2 percent in April, after posting a 1.2 percent jump in March
May 25, 2007 - Industry News
The Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI) announced it will embark on a review of its skill, performance, curriculum and certification standards. PTDI was established in 1986 by the transportation industry as a certifying bod
Barr-Nunn Transportation of Granger, Iowa, has announced a new program within the safety department. Barr-Nunn drivers will receive two additional days of vacation in conjunction with their safety award
Truck operators no longer need to idle their truck engine to run their televisions and microwaves, or to heat and air condition their sleepers, thanks to the Idle Free Hybrid System, now available as an option from Mack Trucks Inc.
Dongfeng Cummins Engine Co. Ltd., a 50-50 joint venture between Cummins Inc. and China's leading automaker, Dongfeng Motor Corp., has reached a significant milestone by producing its one-millionth engine
Real Time Freight Services, a Chicago-based leader in transportation services, says several additional shippers and carriers have started using the company's solutions since the beginning of the year.
May 24, 2007 - Industry News
More than 100 motorcycles were expected to leave North Carolina for Washington, D.C., early this morning to honor veterans and to call attention to prisoners of war and those missing in action.
For 72 hours starting next Wednesday, June 6, more than 10,000 specially-trained and certified officers will blanket North America's roadways to prevent truck and bus crashes. For the past 20 years
May 23, 2007 - Industry News
ALK Technologies Inc. announced the release of PC*MILER 21, the 21st annual upgrade of its routing, mileage and mapping software solution.
Aeris, a network services provider for wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) fixed and mobile communications services, has introduced Aeris eCallDirect, a communications solution providing real-time
May 22, 2007 - Industry News
NovaTracker is introducing a more intelligent generation of highly customizable wireless and GPS hardware solutions powered by technology that integrates easily with most vehicle tracking software and significantly cuts transmission costs
The new NovaTracker Kuva, powered by proprietary technology, represents a new standard in high-value asset tracking solutions.
Schneider Logistics Inc., an international lead logistics provider and part of the Schneider National enterprise, announced that Whirlpool Corp. has chosen its subsidiary, American Port Services (APS)
Commercial Vehicle Group Inc. said Tuesday it is closing its Seattle, Wash., manufacturing facility and transferring operations by the end of December. This repositioning is designed to improve CVG's customer service
ALK Technologies' CoPilot Live GPS navigation software can effectively reduce gas costs with the help of pre-trip planning and smart driving decisions while on the road
Mack Trucks Inc. recently named Salinas y Fabres S.A. (SALFA), Santiago, Chile, as its 2006 Mack International Distributor of the Year.
Minnesota-based truckload carrier Transport America recently announced its February and March Drivers of the Month for 2007. These drivers have been chosen and recognized for their outstanding service
Barr-Nunn Transportation has announced a new promotion that will see all new drivers hired between now and Aug. 3 entered to win two big prizes
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