January 31, 2007 - Industry News
Schneider National Inc. has been named the winner of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences’ (INFORMS) annual INFORMS Prize. The international scientific society recognized Schneide
Accuride Corp. has announced that truck seats from its Bostrom Seating division are now available as options on International trucks sold in North America. Available options for International are Bostrom
Fittipaldi Logistics Inc., which develops software focusing on the freight transportation industry, will begin implementing its proprietary Emmologic software to provide visibility of internal assets for Averitt Express' Integrated Services Unit.
Decker Truck Line Inc. has named Mike Juhl as the January 2007 Driver/Owner-Operator of the Month for the Flatbed division. Juhl has been at Decker Truck Line for four years and lves in Somers, Iowa with his family
The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 3.5 percent in the fourth quarter of 2006, outpacing predictions by most economists, according to preliminary estimates by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) said the latest version of its Idling Regulations Compendium is now available online at www.atri-online.org
January 30, 2007 - Industry News
The Missouri Motor Carriers Association recently selected Harvey Williams as Missouri Driver of the Month for December 2006. Representatives from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the State Highway Patrol,
PAR Technology Corp. has announced that J.B. Hunt Transport Services has selected PAR’s Refrigerated Trailer Tracking system for its fleet of refrigerated trailers. J.B. Hunt will roll out
The Midnight Trucking Radio Network’s lobby booth will be the premier “personality sighting” location during the Mid-America Trucking Show, March 22-24, in Louisville Ky
Anaheim, Calif.-based Iteris Inc. said it has received orders for initial production shipments of its Lane Departure Warning (LDW) technology as part of an agreement with a large Asian heavy truck manufacturer
The Truckload Carriers Association has announced that its new "The Highly Effective Fleet Manager” seminar will be held Feb. 21-22 in Dallas, Texas
Landstar System Inc., the Jacksonville, Fla.-based transportation and logistics company, has recognized 81 men and women for their outstanding safety records and professionalism behind the wheel
U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. said revenue for the fourth quarter of 2006 increased 21.4 percent to $386.0 million compared with $318.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2005. Net income for the fourth quarter was $6.4 million compare
January 29, 2007 - Industry News
Bandag Inc. said it has received notice from the Federal Trade Commission that early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended has been granted effective immediately
J. B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., announced fourth-quarter 2006 net earnings of $57.8 million versus 2005 fourth quarter earnings of $65.3 million.
Suppliers of the five best products introduced into the aftermarket in 2006 received awards from Heavy Duty Trucking magazine last week. The presentations were part of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week’s Industry Awards Program at the Mirage in Las Vegas
The Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB) has responded to a bill introduced by Florida State Senator Victor D. Crist that would prohibit the use of retreaded tires on most commercial vehicles on Florida highways
January 26, 2007 - Industry News
Granger, Iowa-based Barr-Nunn Transportation has announced it is testing a new upgraded QualComm (satellite) unit called OmniVision, a real breakthrough in mobile computing.
The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) said medium-duty vehicle data will be added to the Vehicle Configuration database (VCdb) and incorporated in the electronic catalog standard – ACES
Leaders of the Heavy Duty Distribution Association (HDDA), a segment of the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA), report positive feedback from attendees at last week’s Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) in Las Vegas.
The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index jumped 3.9 percent in December after falling 3.6 percent in November.
LaunchIt Public Relations, a full-service marketing communications agency specializing in transportation technology, has been selected by Birmingham, Ala.-based McLeod Software to suppor
Elk Grove Village, Ill.-based Penray, manufacturer of cooling system treatments, fuel treatments and shop chemicals, has become a "Friend of the Technician" by sponsoring the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC
USA Logistics Carriers LLC, a Texas-based carrier that specializes in serving the maquila industry, has chosen the patented Global Locating System (GLS) trailer tracking technology from SkyBitz
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