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January 7, 2008 - Industry News

Fontaine International Launches Parts Business

Roger Crawford

Fifth wheel manufacturer Fontaine International - North America has launched a new company dedicated to the aftermarket. Fontaine Parts Connection will provide fleets, truck dealers and independent distributor

January 4, 2008 - Industry News

Central Hauling Names its 2007 Driver of the Year

Central Hauling Co. has named Lonnie Norman as its 2007 Driver of the Year. This honor is awarded based on driver performance in safety and on-time delivery. Norman has been a professional driver for more than 13 years,

January 4, 2008 - Industry News

Great American Repeats 'Big Rig Giveaway'

For a second year, Great American Insurance Group's Trucking Division is giving away a totally transformed heavy-duty Class 8 truck in the company's popular "Big Rig Giveaway" sweepstakes. The 2008 sweepstakes prize, a tricked-ou

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January 3, 2008 - Industry News

Prime Inc. Acquires Trucking Operations From TRL

Robert E. Low, owner and chief executive officer of Prime Inc., said his company has acquired the trucking operations of Transcontinental Refrigerated Lines in Pittston, Pa. The TRL freight

January 3, 2008 - Industry News

More than 60 New Products to Debut at The Work Truck Show

New vocational truck chassis and bodies, hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles and a vast array of truck equipment will be introduced at The Work Truck Show 2008 and 44th Annual National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Convention.

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January 2, 2008 - Industry News

3 Finalists Named for Castrol's Big Honkin' Truck Makeover

Castrol Tection Extra has narrowed the field of contestants in its Big Honkin' Truck Makeover to the final three. Online visitors to the company's web site and visitors at this year's Mid-America Trucking Show will vote to determine

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January 2, 2008 - Industry News

CalArk Honors Its 2007 Driver of the Year

CalArk International Inc. has announced the company's 2007 Driver of the Year as well as several other prestigious driving awards. Allen Robertson was named CalArk's 2007 Driver of the Year, and was presente

January 2, 2008 - Industry News

ATA's Accounting, Finance Council Hosts Forum March 24-26

The National Accounting and Finance Council of the American Trucking Associations will address issues ranging from the greening of America's supply chain to fiduciary responsibility in managing 401K plans at its Annual Meeting & Exhibit Forum

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January 2, 2008 - Industry News

J. J. Keller Introduces Client Information Center

J. J. Keller & Associates has just introduced its Client Information Center, a web-based tool that provides a link between fleet operators and J. J. Keller's Vehicle Outsource Services area by giving users access to real-time fleet data

January 2, 2008 - Industry News

J. J. Keller Launches FleetMentor Beta Test

J. J. Keller & Associates has launched the beta test for its online fleet management solution called FleetMentor. As part of the beta test, participants will have free, unlimited access to the service through June 2008, and will be aske

January 2, 2008 - Industry News

Descartes Acquires RouteView Technologies

Descartes Systems Group, a global on-demand software-as-a-service logistics solutions provider, has acquired privately-held Minnesota-based RouteView Technologies Inc. RouteView provides technology solutions

January 2, 2008 - Industry News

Ryder to Acquire Lily's Truck Leasing Business

Ryder System Inc. has reached agreement to acquire substantially all the assets of the Full Service Truck Leasing, Commercial Truck Rental and Contract Truck Maintenance businesses of Lily Transportation Corp., a regional transportatio

January 2, 2008 - Industry News

TMC, University Create Truck Technician Scholarship

The University of Northwestern Ohio, in cooperation with the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) of the American Trucking Associations and its Professional Technician Development Committee (PTDC), has created a scholarshi

January 2, 2008 - Industry News

Canadian Truck Group Backs Anti-Rollover Devices as Standard Equipment

The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) would like to see anti-rollover devices installed on all new Class 8 tractors as soon as possible and is asking all major North American heavy truck manufacturers to make the technology standard

January 2, 2008 - Industry News

CFI Invests in SmartWay-approved Engines

Contract Freighters Inc. (CFI), a Con-way company providing international truckload services, is buying 140 Cummins 2007 ISX engines with the Cummins particulate filter. The SmartWay-approved engine was selected for its performance

January 2, 2008 - Industry News

Federal-Mogul Emerges From Chapter 11

Federal-Mogul Corp. announced it has emerged from Chapter 11 on December 27, 2007, the effective date of its plan of reorganization. "This is an especially exciting time for Federal-Mogul. We begin 2008 with confidenc

January 2, 2008 - Industry News

CFI Seeks Team Drivers for Henderson, Colo., Area

Contract Freighters Inc. (CFI), a Con-way company and international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., has new career opportunities available for experienced team drivers to travel dedicated routes originating from Henderson, Colo

December 29, 2007 - Industry News

ATA's November Truck Tonnage Index Up 0.8%

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.8 percent in November, following a 0.2 percent contraction in October. The not seasonally adjusted index decreased 8.5 percen

December 27, 2007 - Industry News

FedEx Freight, FedEx National Announce General Rate Increase

FedEx Freight, which provides regional next-day and second-day less-than-truckload (LTL) service will implement a 5.48 percent general rate increase effective Jan. 14, 2008. Additionally, FedEx National LTL, the long-haul LTL company

December 27, 2007 - Industry News

FMCSA Proposes Mandatory Training for CDL Applicants

Individuals seeking new commercial driver's licenses (CDL) would be required to complete both classroom and behind-the-wheel training from an accredited educational program or institution under a proposed rule announced Thursda

December 21, 2007 - Industry News

On-board System Expedites Fuel Spill Reports for Fleet

A new on-board spill reporting system for trucks is helping a Bangor, Maine, trucking company avoid a hefty fine for making a late fuel spill incident report, according to Sheldon Cote, the carrier's safety manager

December 21, 2007 - Industry News

ATRI, FMCSA Co-Host Online Forum Tuesday

Next Tuesday, the FMCSA and ATRI will co-host another in a series of national online forums that provide peer-to-peer industry insights on safety technologies. The Jan. 8 webinar, which runs from noon to 1:30 p.m. ET

December 21, 2007 - Industry News

Nominees Sought for 'Saved by the Belt' Award

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has launched its "Saved by the Belt" Award Program to recognize commercial motor vehicle drivers who have buckled up and whose lives were saved or injuries significantly reduce

December 21, 2007 - Industry News

CVSA Launches Operation Safe Driver

To curb the number of deadly crashes on the nation's most dangerous highways, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), in partnership with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), has launched Operation Safe Driver

December 21, 2007 - Industry News

Bandag Celebrates 50th Anniversary by Being Charitable

Bandag (Bridgestone Bandag LLC) is celebrating its 50th anniversary and commemorating this milestone at local celebrations honoring the half-century-old vision of Roy J. Carver, Bandag's founder.

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