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January 8, 2008 - Industry News

NLM Launches Interactive Capacity Gateway

In an effort to offer better shipment management capabilities and enhanced communication to third-party logistics providers, shippers, carriers and brokers, a new software company has been launched. Dedicated to logistics technology

January 8, 2008 - Industry News

Midnight Trucking Radio Network Live at NATSO Show

Eric Harley, host of the Midnight Trucking Radio Network, will bring MTRN to the floor of The NATSO Show 2008, Jan. 28 and 29, during the trade show hours from the Disney Coronado Springs Resort.

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January 8, 2008 - Industry News

CFI Honors 2007 Drivers of the Year

Contract Freighters Inc., an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., has announced its Drivers of the Year for 2007. The six award winners, representing solo as well as team driver operations, were singled out at a recent

January 8, 2008 - Industry News

Driver Recruiting Topic of 2-day Program in Memphis

The National Transportation Institute is hosting a two-day course March 5 and 6 in Memphis, Tenn., called Class 8 Driver Recruiting, Selection Measurement and Retention. The freight downturn that began in the last half of 2006

January 8, 2008 - Industry News

HD Aftermarket Forum Kicks Off HDAW

The Heavy Duty Aftermarket Forum presented by MacKay and Co. will provide an exciting opening at this year's Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week '08 on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at The Mirage, Las Vegas.

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January 7, 2008 - Industry News

Mack Hosts $10,000 Competition at World of Concrete Show

Mack Trucks will once again sponsor a Driving Skills Safety Challenge during the World of Concrete show later this month. The event will be held in the Orange Lot outside the Las Vegas Convention Cente

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January 7, 2008 - Industry News

TARA Hosts Winter Meeting Feb. 2-5 in Florida

The Truck Frame & Axle Repair Association holds its annual winter meeting Feb. 2-5 at the Regal Sun Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., that includes meetings, panels, a Super Bowl party and a behind-the-scenes Disney tour

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January 7, 2008 - Industry News

Bendix Opens New Brake Training School

Both new and experienced technicians can soon gain cost-saving expertise from the new Brake Training School from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems. The Bendix Brake Training School - conducted by veteran,

January 7, 2008 - Industry News

CaseStack Opens Headquarters in Northwest Arkansas

CaseStack celebrates the grand opening of its new regional headquarters in Fayetteville, Ark., on Jan. 16, hosted by the Arkansas World Trade Center in Rogers. CaseStack's Fayetteville office acts not only as the company's

January 7, 2008 - Industry News

Schneider National Owner-Operators Can Act as Own Dispatchers

Picking your own load and compensation isn't usually part of the job description for an owner-operator. But Schneider National has introduced a percent-of-revenue lease program that is making owner-operators more successful

January 7, 2008 - Industry News

Fontaine International Launches Parts Business

Roger Crawford

Fifth wheel manufacturer Fontaine International - North America has launched a new company dedicated to the aftermarket. Fontaine Parts Connection will provide fleets, truck dealers and independent distributor

January 4, 2008 - Industry News

Central Hauling Names its 2007 Driver of the Year

Central Hauling Co. has named Lonnie Norman as its 2007 Driver of the Year. This honor is awarded based on driver performance in safety and on-time delivery. Norman has been a professional driver for more than 13 years,

January 4, 2008 - Industry News

Great American Repeats 'Big Rig Giveaway'

For a second year, Great American Insurance Group's Trucking Division is giving away a totally transformed heavy-duty Class 8 truck in the company's popular "Big Rig Giveaway" sweepstakes. The 2008 sweepstakes prize, a tricked-ou

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January 3, 2008 - Industry News

Prime Inc. Acquires Trucking Operations From TRL

Robert E. Low, owner and chief executive officer of Prime Inc., said his company has acquired the trucking operations of Transcontinental Refrigerated Lines in Pittston, Pa. The TRL freight

January 3, 2008 - Industry News

More than 60 New Products to Debut at The Work Truck Show

New vocational truck chassis and bodies, hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles and a vast array of truck equipment will be introduced at The Work Truck Show 2008 and 44th Annual National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Convention.

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January 2, 2008 - Industry News

3 Finalists Named for Castrol's Big Honkin' Truck Makeover

Castrol Tection Extra has narrowed the field of contestants in its Big Honkin' Truck Makeover to the final three. Online visitors to the company's web site and visitors at this year's Mid-America Trucking Show will vote to determine

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January 2, 2008 - Industry News

CalArk Honors Its 2007 Driver of the Year

CalArk International Inc. has announced the company's 2007 Driver of the Year as well as several other prestigious driving awards. Allen Robertson was named CalArk's 2007 Driver of the Year, and was presente

January 2, 2008 - Industry News

ATA's Accounting, Finance Council Hosts Forum March 24-26

The National Accounting and Finance Council of the American Trucking Associations will address issues ranging from the greening of America's supply chain to fiduciary responsibility in managing 401K plans at its Annual Meeting & Exhibit Forum

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January 2, 2008 - Industry News

J. J. Keller Introduces Client Information Center

J. J. Keller & Associates has just introduced its Client Information Center, a web-based tool that provides a link between fleet operators and J. J. Keller's Vehicle Outsource Services area by giving users access to real-time fleet data

January 2, 2008 - Industry News

J. J. Keller Launches FleetMentor Beta Test

J. J. Keller & Associates has launched the beta test for its online fleet management solution called FleetMentor. As part of the beta test, participants will have free, unlimited access to the service through June 2008, and will be aske

January 2, 2008 - Industry News

Descartes Acquires RouteView Technologies

Descartes Systems Group, a global on-demand software-as-a-service logistics solutions provider, has acquired privately-held Minnesota-based RouteView Technologies Inc. RouteView provides technology solutions

January 2, 2008 - Industry News

Ryder to Acquire Lily's Truck Leasing Business

Ryder System Inc. has reached agreement to acquire substantially all the assets of the Full Service Truck Leasing, Commercial Truck Rental and Contract Truck Maintenance businesses of Lily Transportation Corp., a regional transportatio

January 2, 2008 - Industry News

TMC, University Create Truck Technician Scholarship

The University of Northwestern Ohio, in cooperation with the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) of the American Trucking Associations and its Professional Technician Development Committee (PTDC), has created a scholarshi

January 2, 2008 - Industry News

Canadian Truck Group Backs Anti-Rollover Devices as Standard Equipment

The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) would like to see anti-rollover devices installed on all new Class 8 tractors as soon as possible and is asking all major North American heavy truck manufacturers to make the technology standard

January 2, 2008 - Industry News

CFI Invests in SmartWay-approved Engines

Contract Freighters Inc. (CFI), a Con-way company providing international truckload services, is buying 140 Cummins 2007 ISX engines with the Cummins particulate filter. The SmartWay-approved engine was selected for its performance

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