May 18, 2007 - Industry News
Ruan Transport Corp. of Des Moines, Iowa, is celebrating 75 years of business this year. Founded during the height of the Great Depression, the firm has become one of the largest privately owned transportatio
Con-way Truckload, a full-truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. has announced new pay structures and programs aimed at attracting qualified team drivers to its modern, efficient fleet.
In a study released by the American Transportation Research Institute on Friday, ATRI proposes new transportation funding options and identifies losses exceeding $900 million annually in critical transportation funding resulting
VIPAR Heavy Duty, a leading North American truck parts network, continues to strengthen its VIPro TruckForce Service Center Network to keep trucks up and running
Interstate Scales, one of the leading U.S. scale companies for guaranteed weights, recently announced that it has kicked off its new, state-of-the-art web site at www.interstatescales.com
Behr America has developed an improved exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) cooler that adheres to the latest United States emissions standards for heavy trucks
May 17, 2007 - Industry News
The 2007 New England Truck Show & Rodeo, hosted by the Massachusetts Motor Transportation Association, will be held June 15 and 16,at the Best Western Royal Trade Plaza in Marlboro, Mass.
Show hours are fro
TruckPro Inc. has reached an agreement with Auto Wheel & Rim Service Co. (AWR) to acquire its stores located in Bowling Green, Lexington, Louisville and Somerset, Ky., and a location in Clarksville, Ind.
Networkcar has been awarded a contract by the State of Delaware Government Support Services to provide the Networkfleet wireless vehicle management system for 1,800 vehicles operated by the Office of Fleet Services.
Benson International has announced that Pierquip, a Quebec trailer dealer, join the Benson family of dealers. Pierquip is the first and only full line Benson International distributor in Quebec.
McLeod Software, a leading provider of dispatch, accounting and operations fleet management software for the trucking industry has announced the newest and most advanced version of its enterprise transportation management system.
May 16, 2007 - Industry News
Barr-Nunn Transportation, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, has just announced a new pay raise for its owner-operators, effective June 24. The one-cent pay hike is for all mileage paid owner-operators.
The annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck will occur June 5-7 for 72 continuous hours throughout Canada, Mexico and the United States.
Innovative Computing Corp., a leading provider of enterprise-level software and services solutions to the truckload motor carrier industry, will release IES Mobile this fall
SmartDrive Systems Inc., a global leader in driver risk management systems and services, has completed a full fleet deployment at McBride Electric, a nationwide electrical contractor.
May 15, 2007 - Industry News
The Teamsters Union went on record supporting the U.S. House of Representatives for overwhelmingly passing a bill Tuesday that would halt the Bush administration's pilot program to open U.S. highways to Mexican truck
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., has signed agreements with Azure Dynamics Corp., a leading developer of hybrid-electric and electric powertrains for commercial vehicles, to develop gasoline parallel hybrid-electric powertrain
Knight Transportation Inc. has announced the official opening of a new dry van truckload service center. The new service center is located in Richmond, Va. This opening increases the carrier's dry van truckload service cente
"Helping Today. Thinking Tomorrow," sums up the National Truck Equipment Association's (NTEA) goals and accomplishments for its members and the industry that are highlighted in the recently published 2006
TMW Systems, among the largest providers of enterprise management software designed specifically for the trucking industry, said March usage of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) by TMW customers rose a record 23 percen
TMW Systems, among the largest providers of enterprise management software designed specifically for the trucking industry, said company's success during the first quarter of 2007 - from a financial, customer, and product standpoint
The United States' relatively low investment in virtually all aspects of mobility-related infrastructure - airports, public transit, railway systems, roads and bridges - is an "emerging crisis" that will compromise
May 14, 2007 - Industry News
The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) says its board of directors has agreed to discuss the development of a new meeting model with organizers of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week.
DaimlerChrysler announced today it will sell 80.1 percent of its Chrysler Group holdings to Cerberus Capital Management LP for $7.4 billion, according to the Associated Press.
The move was seen as a way for the German-based automake
May 13, 2007 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Association has announced a number of summer educational offerings, "how-to" sessions that provide information on brokers, driver retention, fleet managers and implementing owner-operator programs.
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