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May 17, 2007 - Industry News

McLeod Software Introduces LoadMaster Version 8.1

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's Owner-Operators Receive a Pay Raise

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.

May 16, 2007 - Industry News

2007 Roadcheck Inspections Slated June 5-7

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.

May 16, 2007 - Industry News

Innovative Computing Corp. Offers IES Mobile

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

May 16, 2007 - Industry News

Contractor Fleet Gets SmartDrive Driver Risk System Installation

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

Teamsters Laud 411-3 House Vote Delaying Mexican Trucks Plan

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

May 15, 2007 - Industry News

FedEx Express, Azure Dynamics to Develop Hybrid Electric Powertrain

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

May 15, 2007 - Industry News

Knight Transportation Opens Richmond Service Center

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

May 15, 2007 - Industry News

NTEA Cites Successes in Annual Report

"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

May 15, 2007 - Industry News

TMW Systems Enjoys Record Month for EDI Usage

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

May 15, 2007 - Industry News

TMW Cites New Customers, Product Accomplishments

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

May 15, 2007 - Industry News

Report Shows U.S. Lagging Way Behind in Transportation Infrastructure

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

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May 14, 2007 - Industry News

CVSN Agrees to Talks with HDAW

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.

May 14, 2007 - Industry News

Cerberus Capital to Purchase Chrysler Group

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

TCA Plans Summer Seminars, Audio Conferences

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.

May 13, 2007 - Industry News

Dart Transit Expands Network West

Major Transport Inc., a Minnesota-based dry van carrier, sold some of its assets to a newly formed company called Major Transport of Indiana. The new company was established by the Oren family, which also owns Dart Transit Co.

May 13, 2007 - Industry News

Chinese Truckbuilders Grant Wabco Quality Awards

Wabco, a leading producers of electronic braking, stability, suspension and transmission control systems to the global commercial vehicle industry has received prestigious awards from two renowned Chinese truck and bus manufacturers.

May 11, 2007 - Industry News

Paccar Picks Mississippi for $400 Million Engine Manufacturing Facility

Paccar Inc. has announced plans to build a $400 million engine facility in Columbus, Miss. "Paccar is pleased to locate its engine facility in one of the most dynamic and progressive areas in the Southeast," said Mark Pigott,

May 11, 2007 - Industry News

32% Plan Purchases of Power Equipment During Q2 2007

Thirty-two percent of respondents to the Q2 2007 CK Commercial Vehicle Research (www.ckcvr.com) Fleet Sentiment inquiry plan to place orders for power units in the next three months

May 11, 2007 - Industry News

Michelin Continues to Battle Look-alike Tires

Following notifications to tire dealers and several lawsuits, Michelin again is filing suits in North Africa, North America and Europe, this time against dealers selling Double Coin brand tires

May 11, 2007 - Industry News

Survey: Pennsylvanians Oppose Turnpike Privatization

The Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association (PMTA) has released a new statewide survey showing two out of three Pennsylvanians oppose selling the Turnpike to a privately owned company

Tags: Highways

May 10, 2007 - Industry News

Penske Truck Leasing Opens Laredo, Texas Facility

Penske Truck Leasing has announced the grand opening of a facility in Laredo, Texas, located on 1661 World Trade Center Loop. The 18,000-square-foot facility, currently employing seven associates,

May 10, 2007 - Industry News

Carrier Transicold Names Reefer Service Dealer of the Year

Reefer Service Inc. of Hudsonville, Mich., was named Carrier Transicold's 2006 North American Dealer of the Year at the company's annual Truck, Trailer and Rail dealer meeting held recently in San Antonio, Texas

May 10, 2007 - Industry News

SkyBitz Offers 3 Trailer Tracking Enhancements

SkyBitz, a provider of Global Locating System (GLS) trailer tracking technology for the trucking industry, has added three enhancements to its solutions portfolio. Created in response to direct feedback from customers,

May 10, 2007 - Industry News

DTF's Shaeffer to Present at Diesel Convention in July

Allen Schaeffer, executive director of The Diesel Technology Forum (DTF) will present "Hot Topics on Clean Diesel" at the 2007 International Convention & Tradeshow for the Association of Diesel Specialists (ADS) on Thursday, July 12.

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