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
The Intermodal Transportation Institute (ITI) at the University of Denver has named two new transportation leaders to its Executive Master’s Program faculty for the 2006-2007 academic year,
Kenworth Truck Co. will offer the Caterpillar C9 engine for its W900S and T800 vocational models to help customers lower operating cost and enhance productivity by reducing weight and increasing payload.
Wisconsin-based Marten Transport Ltd. said operating revenue for the fourth quarter of 2006 increased 5 percent to $131.7 million from $125.4 million for the same quarter of 2005.
January 25, 2007 - Industry News
Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake has announced its 2007 schedule for foundation brake training schools with each course designed for both new and experienced technicians
Covenant Transport Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn., said total revenue increased 4.4 percent, to $186.3 million for the quarter from $178.4 million in the same quarter of 2005.
Kenworth Truck Co. introduced its popular Extended Day Cab option for the Kenworth W900S model at this week’s World of Concrete Show in Las Vegas
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