September 8, 2006 - Industry News
CTL Distribution Inc., Mulberry, Fla., has named Dan Mastrangelo of Louisiana as the winner of the September 2006 Bull Dog Award. Mastrangelo is a professional tank truck driver who has been with CTL
ASA, a manufacturer and supplier of mobile electronics and observation systems to the commercial vehicle/heavy-duty truck industry, has named California-based LTM Electronics as the authorized Jensen and Voyager
Transcraft recently celebrated the production of its 100,000th platform trailer with an open house at its Anna, Ill., facility.
SelecTrucks representatives have launched a 36-month/300,000-mile OEM-backed warranty for used Class 8 trucks.
US Xpress Enterprises has completed the acquisition of a 49 percent interest in Abilene Motor Express, a Virginia-based truckload carrier
Great Dane Trailers has announced the addition of Superstition Trailers to its North American distribution network. Headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., Superstition Trailers has two locations in Tucson and two locations in Phoenix
September 7, 2006 - Industry News
DENSO Corp. has announced that its European headquarters, DENSO Europe B.V., will establish a branch office in Moscow, Russia in October
WTI Transport recently began accepting experienced over the road drivers without flatbed knowledge. The company opened a training facility to get these drivers ready to pull flatbed.
ALK Technologies has announced an important update to eMILER.com, its web-based routing and mapping resource. The latest version of eMILER.com includes the data of PC*MILER 20, the 20th anniversary releas
Heartland Express Inc. of Iowa has announced it is raising pay for its Jacksonville, Fla., region drivers. Heartland is hiking the top pay for company drivers to $.43 per mile.
CFI, an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., has announced the monthly driver award recipients for July 2006
ConocoPhillips Lubricants, the fourth largest U.S. lubricants supplier, announced the introduction of Triton Synthetic Transoil 50, which is specifically formulated to meet the new Eaton Roadranger PS-164 Rev 7 specification
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Schneider National Inc. has been honored with a Supply Chain All-Star award from ShopKo, a $2.2-billon retailer of quality goods and services. For the past five years, ShopKo has presented the award annually
Wisconsin-based Kreilkamp Trucking recently donated three company tractors to Waukesha County Technical College's (WCTC) Commercial Truck Driving Program. The gift is valued at $31,850.
Decker Truck Line has announced that Michael Featherston has been selected as the August 2006 Driver/Owner-Operator of the Month for the Flatbed division. Featherston lives in Wilmer, Texas. He is based out
Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, LLC (BFNT) has purchased Virginia-based White Tire. The dealership sells passenger car, light truck, commercial truck,
Barr-Nunn Transportation believes that trucking and the military go hand-in-hand. With military drivers having strict regimens of traveling, discipline, timeliness, structure and professionalism, the crossover into life as a civilia
Projecting annual cuts up to 3.9 billion gallons in petroleum use and 14 million tons in greenhouse gas emissions, the Bush Administration Thursday proposed a Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) Program designed to reduce the nation's dependenc
September 5, 2006 - Industry News
President Bush has announced he has selected Mary Peters, former federal highway administrator, to succeed Norman Mineta as secretary of transportation. Peters headed the Federal Highway Administration
Mack Trucks Inc. has filed applications with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to certify its MP engine series to 2007 emissions standards. The company is using a combination of proven Exhaust Gas Recirculation
Minnesota-based truckload carrier Transport America has announced its July 2006 Drivers of the Month. Company drivers are Gordon Hutton, with Transport America for seven months; Todd Carson, a driver instructor,
September 1, 2006 - Industry News
The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has announced a new online course, Marketing Transportation Brokerage Services, which will begin on Oct. 9, 2006. This course, based on a book by the same nam
Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp. has launched Blood Pressure (BP) Downshift, a free educational program tailored for professional drivers to help them achieve their blood pressure goals.
August 31, 2006 - Industry News
Heil Environmental has sold its truck equipment business – Heil Truck Equipment Group and Heil South distributorship – to Truck Bodies and Equipment International Inc. a portfolio company of Kirtland Capital Partners
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