February 28, 2007 - Industry News
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress Wednesday that U.S. economic growth is in line with expectations and there's still a reasonable possibility that we'll see a rebound later this year.
Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing Corp. said it has reached an agreement to acquire DMR Electronics of Hibbing, Minn. Details of the purchase were not disclosed. DMR Electronics has been an international leader in the design
Celadon Group Inc. said one of its subsidiaries has purchased the truckload business of Warrior Services Inc. for approximately $8.3 million. According to the seller's unaudited financial statements, the Charles City, Va.-base
February 27, 2007 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 3.6 percent in January after surging a revised 6.2 percent in December.
February 26, 2007 - Industry News
Volvo Financial Services North America held its annual Finance and Insurance Workshop in Las Vegas last month with the theme, "Grow and Prosper Together."
Navistar International Corp. has stopped shipping diesel engines to Ford Motor Co.'s Kentucky Truck Plant, a move that will most likely disrupt production of the F-Series SuperDuty trucks
Kenworth Truck Co. has named its 2007 Kenworth Dealer Council members. The council consists of leading executives from the nearly 300 Kenworth dealerships in the United States and Canada. The council's goal is to hel
Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new facility in Lincoln, Neb., located on 3930 West Cavalry Court. The 6,400-square-foot facility offers commercial and consumer truck rental services, full-service truck leasing and contract maintenance.
Peyton Manning, this year's Super Bowl MVP as quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts and two-time NFL Most Valuable Player, will be the keynote speaker at the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) President's Breakfas
The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) is launching a new initiative, "Closing the Gap: How to Win (and Keep) Customers Through Competitive Differentiation," during the 43rd Annual NTEA Convention (March 6-9, 2007) held in conjunction with
Florida-based CTL Transportation has named Harvey James, as the company's Bull Dog Award winner for February. The professional tank wash technician was recognized with the most prestigious honor at CTL.
February 23, 2007 - Industry News
SkyBitz, a satellite-based asset tracking and information management service provider, has received regulatory approval to sell its patented SkyBitz Global Locating System (GLS) technology to logistics and transportation companies throughout Mexico.
Tom Rawson, CEO of RKI Inc. in Houston, Texas, will be installed as the 43rd president of the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) at the President's Breakfast and NTEA Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Ind., on March 8.
U.S. trucks will for the first time be allowed to make deliveries in Mexico under a year-long pilot program that expands cross border trucking operations with Mexico, U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary E. Peters announced Frida
U.S. trucks will for the first time be allowed to make deliveries in Mexico under a year-long pilot program that expands cross border trucking operations with Mexico, U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary E. Peters announced toda
J. B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has been awarded the right to use the SmartWay Logo, by the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) SmartWay Transport Partnership
February 22, 2007 - Industry News
The Truck Blue Book has announced that legendary basketball coach Bobby Knight will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming 25th annual Truck Blue Book Conference.
Averitt Express, a Cookeville, Tenn.-based carrier, recently honored 10 associates for 20 years of service. Those honored include: Virgle Brown, of Cookeville, Tenn.; Jackie Dillehay, of Carthage, Tenn.;
J.J. Keller has introduced a new services called Vehicle Management Online
The American Trucking Associations is calling for tougher driver training standards in efforts to raise the safety bar for new drivers entering the industry.
Karmak Inc., a heavy-duty truck software provider, says its Legends business management system is now available for HP Integrity servers running the OpenVMS operating system.
GE Commercial Finance Fleet Services says it is the first in the fleet industry to offer a telematics product that combines both asset optimization with mobile workforce productivity.
CTL Transportation has announced that Kenny Dawson has been named the first recipient of the Bull Dog of the Year Award. Dawson, a professional tank truck driver, operates out of the Atlanta terminal
J. J. Keller & Associates Inc. has launched two new services: Vehicle Management Online (VMO) and Log Checker Online. Vehicle Management Online is a secure Internet application that helps user
The Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute (AFVi) hosts the 13th annual Alternative Fuels & Vehicles National Conference and Expo in Anaheim, Calif., April 1-4, 2007. This conference raises the topical issue of th
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