April 20, 2007 - Industry News
The Massachusetts Motor Transportation Association (MMTA) will host a truck show and truck rodeo June 15 and 16 at the Best Western Royal Trade Plaza in Marlborough, Mass
TransCore has integrated TIAWatchdog into all of its 3sixty Freight Match and DAT loadboard products as well as CarrierWatch service.
U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. said revenue for the first quarter of 2007 increased 20 percent to $360.9 million compared with $299.7 million in the first quarter of 2006. The company reported a net loss of $2.6 millio
SmartDrive Systems, a fleet vehicle safety service, has been awarded the "Joint Venture Innovation Award" for 2007 along with its partner in fleet-related risk management, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance UK.
Ryder System Inc. a global leader in supply chain, warehousing and transportation management solutions, has received the General Motors 2006 Supplier of the Year award for its overall
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) has released the findings of a joint study with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) focused on low-cost ways to reduce air emissions from nonroad construction equipment.
ALK Technologies has announced a partnership with TMW Systems, which has integrated ALK's Multi-Version Switch (MVS) with its TMWSuite software, enabling carriers to easily integrate real-time data into a single system.
Chevron's Lubricants University has introduced a free course called "New API CJ-4 Lubricants for 2007 Low Emission Diesel Engines." This course discusses the 2007 emission restriction for nitrogen oxides (NOx)
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April 19, 2007 - Industry News
Heartland Express Inc., with headquarters in Coralville, Iowa, said operating revenues for the quarter increased 6.2 percent to $143.4 million from $135 million in the first quarter of 2006.
CFI, an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., has announced its driver award recipients for March 2007
Unified Western Grocers Inc. has ordered 85 new Utility refrigerated van trailers with the PermaLogic Dome Lamp Controllers from Phillips Industries.
The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) will conduct a seminar for industry professionals who have marketing and/or marketing research responsibilities in their companies.
Midwest Utility Inc., a leading full-service distributor of semi-truck trailers, has chosen the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) by PSI as the exclusive automatic tire inflation system installed on its line of trailers.
USA Truck Inc., Van Buren, Ark., announced base revenue of $94.5 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2007, a decrease of 2.4 percent from $96.8 million for the same quarter of 2006.
Florida-based Landstar System Inc. reported net income for the 13-week period ended March 31, 2007, of $21.6 million, or $0.38 per diluted share, which included a $5 million charge for the estimated cost of an accident
Cummins Inc. has announced that its 2007 clean and fuel-efficient on-highway engines are available in Class 8 tractors, which meet requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay-designate
April 18, 2007 - Industry News
Knight Transportation Inc., Phoenix, Ariz., said that for the first quarter of 2007, total revenue increased 11.7 percent, to $166.5 million from $149.1 million for the same quarter of 2006
Barr-Nunn Transportation Inc., Granger, Iowa, has just announced an increase in the sign-on bonus for owner-operators and company drivers who graduate from orientation now through May 4.
Business owners will have an opportunity to better understand, measure, manage and improve customer service throughout their entire operation by attending a new seminar offered by the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA).
WebTech Wireless Inc., a provider of location-based and fleet telematics services, has announced that Rogers Communications Inc., Canada's largest wireless voice and data communications services provider, has signe
Intermec has launched a new version of its popular Web site, www.intermec.com, with state-of-the-art search capabilities, faster navigation and dynamic product information
BP Lubricants USA Inc. has announced the grand prizewinner in its second annual Big Honkin' Truck Makeover contest presented by Castrol Tection Extra. Ohio trucker Kevin Greene and his 1990 Peterbilt
Wabco, a producer of electronic braking and stability control systems to the global commercial vehicle industry, has been named a winner by the Motortec Innovation jury for its Electronic Braking System for Trailers (EBS-E)
Indianapolis-based trucking company Celadon Group said that 73 of its employees have lost nearly 1,000 pounds by participating in a weight-loss program tied to the company's Highway 2 Health wellness initiative
April 17, 2007 - Industry News
ExxonMobil will offer loyal customers of its Mobil Delvac family of heavy-duty engine oils a chance to win VIP tickets to the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association's (PRCA) premier championship
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