August 1, 2006 - Industry News
Paschall Truck Lines (PTL) has recognized the winners of the May Company Driver and Owner-Operator of the Month Awards. Vivian Eubanks is the Company Driver of the Month and Rudy Melendez
Transportation Costing Group (TCG), specialists in Profitability Management Tools and activity-based cost analysis for the transportation industry, said Tennessee-based Averitt Express has adopted the company’s
The Construction Truck & Equipment Expo has been added to this year’s Truck Show Latino, the nation’s only truck show produced for Latino fleet owners, company drivers and owner-operators
Roadside inspectors from across the continent will convene in New Orleans and compete to become the best commercial vehicle inspector during this year's annual North American Inspectors Championship (NAIC) Aug. 14-20.
July 31, 2006 - Industry News
Detroit Diesel Corp.'s flagship Series 60 heavy-duty diesel engine was recently recognized by Diesel Power Magazine as the No. 2 ranked "Best Diesel Engine Ever" on a list compiled by the publication.
Paccar Leasing Co. (PacLease) has announced the immediate availability of PacTrac, a telematics system that reduces customer operating costs, improves productivity and enhances service in private fleet logistics
The SKF Group has reported record profits and record sales for the second quarter of 2006. Operating profit increased by 22.6 percent and sales were up 5 percent. The market demand for SKF's products and service
C. Bean Transport van drivers were awarded a total of $80,738 in second-quarter safety and fuel bonuses. This marks a record bonus amount issued by the company as recognition for drivers
Pegasus TransTech has signed an agreement with Mackin Imaging to include outsourced indexing within its portfolio of information management and business process improvement solutions.
Minnesota-based truckload carrier Transport America announces its May 2006 Drivers of the Month. Company drivers are Tobin Soyck, with Transport America five months; Karl Hibbs, with Transport America eight years
Iteris Inc., maker of vision-based technologies and Intelligent Transportation Systems that optimize traffic flow and enhance driver safety, said another truck original equipment manufacturer (OEM
July 28, 2006 - Industry News
The approach of the deadline for the new service category CJ-4 is keeping some lubricant producers awake at night. The latest in a series of frequent legislation changes is proving to be an expensive and challenging hurdle
As a provider of resources, solutions and information to the work truck and trailer industry, the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) will offer its 2007 Business and Market Planning Summit
Celadon Group Inc. reported revenue for the three months ended June 30, 2006, increased 8.3 percent to $126.7 million in the 2006 quarter from $117.0 million in the 2005 quarter.
PHH Arval, a fleet management company, and Environmental Defense, one of the nation’s leading environmental organizations, have announced the pilot of a new climate-neutral program for vehicle fleets: PHH GreenFleet
The Trucking Association Executives’ Council recently elected Cathy Gautreaux, executive director of the Louisiana Motor Transport Association, as national chairman for 2006-2007.
Barr-Nunn Transportation has been presented a Silver award by Great West Casualty Co. as part of the 2005 National Fleet Safety Awards Program
Beachwood, Ohio-based TMW Systems, which provides enterprise management software designed specifically for the trucking industry, reported a strong second quarter, according to David Wangler, president and chief executive officer.
July 27, 2006 - Industry News
J.B. Hunt Transport posted record second-quarter 2006 net earnings of $55.3 million, compared with $54.6 million in the prior year quarter, total operating revenue of $838 million, up 10 percent ove
P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. reported net income of $5,241,387 or diluted and basic earnings per share of $.51 for the quarter ended June 30, 2006, and $10,424,746 or diluted and basic earnings per share of
For the second quarter, C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. reported an increase in gross profits of 25.6 percent to $270.6 million from $215.4 million in 2005.
The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased for the first time in three months, falling 0.7 percent in June. June’s drop followed respective gains of 2.0 percent and 0.4 percent
In order to better serve its Spanish-speaking clients, Sectra LLC has hired a Spanish-speaking training specialist with an extensive technical background in software development and exceptional communication abilities
The Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference (AFTC) of the American Trucking Associations announced that it has formed a Renewable Fuels Task Force to examine issues associated with renewable fuel
July 26, 2006 - Industry News
The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) recently initiated a research study to track what changes occur to on-road diesel fuel properties as a result of the transition to ultra low sulfur diesel (ULSD).
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