August 14, 2006 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations (ATA) will once again roll out its "phone home" campaign to help America's truck drivers celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation (NTDAW) week Aug. 20-26.
Jevic Transportation Inc. announced it has won Logistics Management magazine's 23rd annual Quest for Quality Award. This prestigious prize is based solely on customer evaluations and is considered among the transportation industry's highest honors.
Eaton Corp. and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have showcased the first-ever hydraulic hybrid diesel urban delivery vehicle. The EPA's patented hydraulic hybrid diesel technology is
BorgWarner Thermal Systems fans and fan drives will be standard equipment on all Freightliner Class 8 trucks, beginning Jan. 1, 2007. The three-year agreement between Freightliner and BorgWarner Thermal Systems will provide customer
August 11, 2006 - Industry News
The Monroe County Fairgrounds in Monroe, Mich., marked the beginning of the 2006 National Association of Show Trucks (NAST) Truck-Lite trophy series
Truckomat Corp. has announced the opening of a new location in Wytheville, Va. at I-81 Exit 77. Truckomat facilities are opened 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Pressure Systems International (PSI) has presented Wabash National with its 2005 Customer Excellence Award. Wabash National was chosen by PSI to receive this annual award in recognition of its continued
The Missouri Motor Carrier’s Association recently named Robert Conger as Missouri’s Driver of the Month for June 2006.
Webb Wheel Products Inc., a leading U.S. brake drum manufacturer, has obtained United States federal trademark registrations for its part numbers in order to stop the use of its numbers by other manufacturers
Maverick Transportation has announced its second-quarter recipients of Driver of the Month honors for 2006
By controlling specific factors of high-profit performance, a typical distributor can increase profits annually by 5 percent or $300,000, concludes the 2006 National Truck Equipment Association’s (NTEA) Distributor Profit Report.
Continental Tire North America Inc. (CTNA) has signed an agreement with International Truck and Engine Corp. to supply International branded trucks with Continental tires.
August 10, 2006 - Industry News
Old trucks are fun, and the Old Time Truck Show, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 1 and 2, brings all the fun to the Warren County Fairgrounds in Lebanon, Ohio.
Truck Web Services, a recently established realm within Trader Publishing Co.’s Vehicle Web Services division, has launched a new web site that boasts technology designed to be an all-inclusive business solutio
Fort Dodge, Iowa-based Decker Truck Line Inc. has announced that Gary Moneypenny was selected as the July 2006 Driver of the Month for the Flatbed division. Moneypenny is a company driver who has been with Decker since March of 2002.
Old Dominion Freight Line will install Iteris' Lane Departure Warning (LDW) system in 1,200 tractors in its existing fleet with plans to make LDW part of its standard specification on all new truck purchases in the future.
Chevron’s Lubricants University, an educational web site focused on lubrication and coolant issues, is introducing two new courses, “Fundamentals of Industrial Gear Lubrication” and “Fundamentals of Heavy Duty Coolants,
Great West Casualty has awarded Dart Transit Co. with its “Platinum Award” for safety and operational excellence.
August 9, 2006 - Industry News
As part of the CAT Scale Weigh To Win Sweepstakes that will begin Aug. 24th, the grand prize – a bright yellow International CXT – will be making a tour of CAT Scale truckstop locations late this summer.
August 8, 2006 - Industry News
Cummins Inc. further strengthened its engine research and development capability in China by officially opening its first technical center in central China's Wuhan City this week.
The Truckload Carriers Association will host an audio conference from noon to 1:30 p.m. (ET) on Thursday, Aug. 17, called “Workers’ Compensation Trends: Managing the Far Flung Driver Workforce.
Kenworth Truck Co. has named Kenworth of South Florida as a new dealer serving the south Florida region that includes the counties surrounding Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Fort Pierce, Vero
Mitchell 1, which provides technical information for vehicle maintenance, service and repair, has announced that Schneider National Inc. has signed a contract to use Mitchell 1’s Tractor-Trailer.net
August 7, 2006 - Industry News
CTL Distribution Inc. has named Joey Noah, professional tank truck driver of the company’s Mobile, Ala., terminal, as the winner of the July 2006 Bull Dog Award.
America's private truck fleets are increasingly employing telematics to help drive down the cost of doing business, according to industry leaders responding to a survey commissioned by PHH FirstFleet.
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