January 25, 2007 - Industry News
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
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
January 24, 2007 - Industry News
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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,
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 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.
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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.
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
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
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)
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 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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