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January 25, 2007 - Industry News

Heartland Express Revenues Up 4.8% for Quarter

Iowa-based Heartland Express Inc. said its operating revenues for the quarter increased 4.8 percent to $146.8 million from $140.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2005. Net income decreased 9.2 percen

January 25, 2007 - Industry News

Delo Bike Sweepstakes Winner Takes Delivery of Custom Harley

The Delo Bike Sweepstakes culminated this week when Jeanette McConnell of Stroud, Okla., took delivery of a custom-made 1700cc Delo Bike. The state-of-the-art touring machine was built by Thunder Mountain Motorcycle

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January 24, 2007 - Industry News

Great Dane to Show Off ‘Skirts’ at 2007 TMC Exhibition

Great Dane Trailers will show off its new “skirts” at the Technology and Maintenance Council 2007 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition next month in Tampa, Fla.

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January 24, 2007 - Industry News

Donaldson Develops Two-Stage DPF Muffler Cleaning System

Truck maintenance facilities can now purchase an efficient and cost-effective diesel particulate filter (DPF) cleaning system from Donaldson Co., a leading manufacturer of filter systems and replacement parts.

January 24, 2007 - Industry News

Safety Vision Signs Agreement with FLIR Systems

Safety Vision, a global provider of mobile digital video solutions today announced that they entered into an agreement with FLIR Systems Inc., which designs and manufactures thermal imaging cameras.

January 24, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Ag and Food Truck Transport Summit April 25-26 in D.C.

The American Trucking Associations' Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference, the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, and North Dakota State University will sponsor the first ever "National Summit on Agricultural

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January 24, 2007 - Industry News

TCA Seeks Silent and Live Auction Items from Membership

The Truckload Carriers Association is asking its members to donate items for this year’s silent and live auctions to take place during the TCA’s annual convention March 11-14 in Las Vegas. The scholarship fund began awarding scholarship

January 24, 2007 - Industry News

Mack Introduces TerraPro Cabover

Mack Trucks Inc. introduced its TerraPro Cabover model – optimized for demanding refuse and construction applications, including concrete pumping – at this year’s World of Concrete Show in Las Vegas

January 24, 2007 - Industry News

Flying J Insurance Services Now Offers Aflac

Flying J Insurance Services, serving the trucking industry since 1997, has teamed with Aflac to offer professional drivers insurance coverage to help families and individuals meet the demands of rising medical expenses.

January 24, 2007 - Industry News

Sterling Introduces New Truck for Vocational Market

Sterling Truck Corp. has unveiled a new heavy-duty vocational truck specially developed for the construction and government markets. The Set-Forward Sterling truck features an updated look,

January 24, 2007 - Industry News

International Truck Unveils New Product Features at World of Concrete

International Truck announced a number of new products and enhancements to its heavy-duty vehicles – including the WorkStar and PayStar trucks – at this week’s World of Concrete Show in Las Vegas

January 23, 2007 - Industry News

Bendix Spicer Expands Formula Blue Product Line

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC plans to launch an all-makes product line of replacement commercial medium-duty and select commercial light-duty hydraulic brake parts under the Formula Blue brand by this spring.

January 23, 2007 - Industry News

Hendrickson Breaks Ground on Trailer Suspension Plant in Kentucky

Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher joined Hendrickson officials this week in breaking ground for a $24.3 million trailer suspension plant in Pulaski County. Expected to open this summer, the plant will occupy a 160,000-square-foot facilit

January 23, 2007 - Industry News

Alcoa Wheel Products Offers InTire Management System

Alcoa Wheel Products introduces its new InTire Management System, a web-based fleet maintenance management tool that provides real time data on tire pressure and tread depth throughout an entire fleet

January 23, 2007 - Industry News

Oshkosh Unveils RollTek Side Roll Protection

LifeGuard Technologies, in partnership with Oshkosh Truck, introduced LifeGuard RollTek on the S-Series front discharge mixers at the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas. This introduction marks the integration of the first ever rollover protection system

January 23, 2007 - Industry News

Concrete Firm Selects Descartes’ Management Solution

Concrete accessories and forms manufacturer Dayton Superior Corp. has selected The Descartes Systems Group Inc.’s hosted transportation management solution (TMS), Descartes Transportation Manage

January 22, 2007 - Industry News

Mike Ryan Going for 7th Pikes Peak Hill Climb Record

The 85th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb will be held on Saturday, July 21, and Mike Ryan will be there again, attempting to break his own record on the climb for a seventh time

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January 22, 2007 - Industry News

Jerry Moyes to Acquire Swift Transportation

Swift Transportation Co. Inc. said it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with an entity formed by Jerry Moyes, the company's largest shareholder, a current director and former chairman of the board and CEO of Swift,

January 22, 2007 - Industry News

Jerry Moyes to Acquire Swift Transportation

Swift Transportation Co. Inc. said it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with an entity formed by Jerry Moyes, the company's largest shareholder, a current director and former chairman of the board and CEO of Swift

January 22, 2007 - Industry News

Purolator Courier Picks Carrier Logistics’ Software System

Purolator Courier Ltd., one of Canada's largest courier companies, has chosen the Carrier Logistics’ FACTS system to support the growth of its new freight division, Purolator Freight.

January 22, 2007 - Industry News

Former Secretary of Transportation Keynote Speaker at TIA Convention in April

The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), the leading trade association of third-party logistics (3PL) companies, has announced that former Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta, the longest-serving secretary in the history

January 22, 2007 - Industry News

Triangle Suspension Systems Opens New Plant in Pennsylvania

Triangle Suspension Systems Inc. produced the first multi-leaf spring earlier this month at its new short-run plant in Punxsutawney, Pa. Since 1919, the Triangle name has been synonymous with steel leaf springs.

January 19, 2007 - Industry News

NTEA Releases Manufacturer Survey Report

The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) recently published the 2006 Manufacturer Operating Metrics Benchmarking Survey Report, the result of a joint survey conducted with the National Truck Dealers Association (NTDA)

January 19, 2007 - Industry News

Noregon Updates JPRO Fleet Diagnostics

In order to simplify fleet maintenance, Noregon Systems has updated its JPRO Fleet Diagnostics application to version 2.5. The vehicle diagnostics application provides diagnostic and troubleshooting informatio

January 18, 2007 - Industry News

Maverick Names Driver of the Month Winners

Maverick Transportation has announced its fourth-quarter recipients of Driver of the Month honors for 2006. These include October Driver of the Month Lee Hammond of Norwalk, Okla.; November Driver of the Month

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