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October 24, 2006 - Industry News

3Q Revenues Up 4% for Covenant Transport

Covenant Transport Inc. said revenues for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2006 were up 4 percent to $176.7 million from $169.9 million in the same quarter of 2005.

October 24, 2006 - Industry News

Smithway Reports Record Third Quarter Earnings

Smithway Motor Xpress Corp., Fort Dodge, Iowa, said net earnings improved 6 percent to $1.7 million for the third quarter this year compared to $1.6 million for the same quarter in 2005. For the first nine month

October 24, 2006 - Industry News

Haldex Warns Of Imitation Automatic Brake Adjusters

Haldex, a world leader in automatic brake adjusters, recently launched a campaign warning distributors, dealers, fleets and owner-operators in the commercial vehicle industry to beware of imitation automatic brake adjuster

October 24, 2006 - Industry News

HD Dialogue ’07 Features Heavy-hitter Speakers

The 2007 HD Dialogue, organized by the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA), will feature a stellar lineup of analysts and industry experts forecasting the future of the heavy duty industry on Monday, Jan. 22,

Tags: Events

October 23, 2006 - Industry News

FTR Associates Says Transportation Outlook Unclear for 2007

According to FTR Associates, a leading transportation forecasting and research firm, factors that are likely to affect the overall 2007 economy are currently giving a mixed picture.

Tags: Economy

October 23, 2006 - Industry News

SiriCOMM and TransCore Sign Reseller Agreement

SiriCOMM Inc. has announced an agreement with TransCore to resell the company's InTouch (wireless Internet access) service and utilize the network for its new digital advertising application.

October 23, 2006 - Industry News

Knight Transportation Acquires Roads West Assets

Knight Transportation, Phoenix, Ariz., has purchased most of the trucking assets of Roads West Transportation Inc., according to Knight Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kevin P. Knight

October 23, 2006 - Industry News

New Organization Aims To Increase Number Of Women In Trucking

A new organization called Females in Trucking has been formed with the goal of "Solving the OTR driver shortage ... one woman at a time.

October 20, 2006 - Industry News

InCab U, ITI Offer Pro-TREAD Driver Training

InCab University (InCab U), an accredited college education program for truck drivers, has signed an agreement with Instructional Technologies Inc. to offer its Pro-TREAD computer-based driver training within InCab U’s curriculum.

October 20, 2006 - Industry News

Transport America Recognizes Top Drivers

Minnesota-based truckload carrier Transport America announces its August 2006 Drivers of the Month. These drivers are recognized for their outstanding service to Transport America and its customers during the month of August.

October 20, 2006 - Industry News

TRL Announces New “Two-for-One” Program for Company Drivers

Transcontinental Refrigerated Lines (TRL), a nationwide temperature-controlled and dry van carrier, is now offering all company drivers a “Two-for-One” program – two weeks on the road gets drivers one week guaranteed off the road

October 20, 2006 - Industry News

TruckMax Expands to Florida’s Ft. Pierce

Miami-based TruckMax, among Florida’s largest medium-duty commercial truck dealers and the country’s No. 1 commercial truck dealer for HINO Motors, announced it has expansion into Ft. Pierce.

October 20, 2006 - Industry News

TMC Accepting Maintenance Supervision Award Nominations

The Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) of American Trucking Associations (ATA) is now accepting nominations for its 2007 Maintenance Supervision Award. The award, presented annually,

October 20, 2006 - Industry News

ATA Petitions NHTSA to Limit Truck Speed to 68 mph

The American Trucking Associations on Friday petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to limit the maximum speed of large trucks at the time of manufacture to no more than 68 mph.

October 20, 2006 - Industry News

Texas First to Receive OK to Raise Private Bonds for Highway Work

Texas can move forward with plans to raise more than $1.8 billion for work on State Highway 121 outside Dallas now that the federal government has approved its request to seek private-sector funds

October 20, 2006 - Industry News

Mack Cutting About 450 Jobs Over Next 6 Months

Mack Trucks Inc. announced today it plans to reduce employment over the next six months by about 450 positions at its Macungie, Pa., truck assembly plant. The company said the move is in response to an anticipated market downtur

October 19, 2006 - Industry News

CFI Honors September’s Top Drivers

CFI, an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., has announced the monthly driver award recipients for September 2006

October 19, 2006 - Industry News

PacLease Newsletter Focuses on Technology Changes in 2007

Paccar Leasing Co. (PacLease) has published a newsletter detailing technology changes in 2007 and how full-service truck leasing can play an increasing role for private fleets

October 19, 2006 - Industry News

Trimac USA Joins American Trucking Associations

Trimac USA has joined the American Trucking Associations in a move to support ATA initiatives on current and pending legislative issues

October 19, 2006 - Industry News

Quest Companies Sells

North Carolina-based Quest Companies Inc. has announced the sale of its online subsidiary, to Omaha-based, an online heavy truck auction company

October 19, 2006 - Industry News

Schneider Hosts Grand Opening of New Facility in Portland

Schneider National Inc. has unveiled its new state-of the-art Operating Center in Portland, Ore., funded with the help of a $610,000 financing package from the Portland Development Commission (PDC)

October 19, 2006 - Industry News

L&M II Intros MACBOX Event Data Recorder

Logistics & Management II Inc. (L&M II) is introducing a mobile accident camera/crash box called the MACBOX. The MACBOXTM is a rugged, compact, lightweight (5 pounds), Intel PC processor,

October 19, 2006 - Industry News

PeopleNet Programming Technology Earns a U.S. Patent

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent to PeopleNet for its OTAP (Over-The-Air Programming) technology. OTAP enables PeopleNet to update software on truck-cab computers remotely wherever the vehicle might be.

October 19, 2006 - Industry News

Cummins Builds 1.5-millionth Turbo Diesel for Dodge

Cummins Inc. said it has shipped its 1.5-millionth Cummins Turbo Diesel built at its MidRange Engine Plant, signifying both the growing popularity for diesels in the automotive market and the Cummins Turbo Diesel.

October 19, 2006 - Industry News

Transport America Renovates Ohio Support Center

After nearly a year of planning and construction, renovations are now complete at Transport America’s support center in North Jackson, Ohio, improving the comfort and convenience of the 200-plus drivers domiciled at the facility.


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