July 21, 2006 - Industry News
Advantage PressurePro LLC has announced its association with CMT’s hit series “Trick My Truck.”
The series features the Chrome Shop Mafia, a collection of big-rig truck mechanics who help owner-operators who have hit some hard times.
Meritor WABCO Vehicle Control Systems provided members of Congress, their staffs and federal agency employees an up-close look at advanced vehicle control technology during a recent Ride and Drive event
TravelCenters of America (TA) is enhancing its RoadKing Club loyalty program for professional drivers by issuing TA RoadMiles reward points for most repairs and maintenance completed at any TA Truck Repair Service.
Top executives from some of the world’s leading LTL and parcel delivery trucking companies are expected to attend Carrier Logistics Inc.’s Annual Leadership Summit in Tarrytown, N.Y., Sept. 27 through 29.
CFI, an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., has announced the monthly driver award recipients for June 2006
Barr-Nunn Transportation is increasing pay packages for northeast regional drivers, according to Jeff Blank, recruiting director
Paccar Leasing Co. (PacLease) continues to expand its franchise network in North America with the addition of two locations in Ontario, Canada. Located along the busy Highway 401 corrido
Tennessee-based U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. said revenue for the second quarter of 2006 increased 39.2 percent to $389.5 million compared with $279.9 million in the second quarter of 2005.
Caterpillar Inc. has reported a 41 percent increase in profit per share on a 13 percent increase in sales and revenues compared with the second quarter 2005.
To help drivers become aware of potential blood pressure problems, Petro Stopping Centers has installed free blood pressure monitors at most locations nationwide.
July 20, 2006 - Industry News
The National Safety Council has awarded its Million Mile Safety Award to Roosevelt Howard from Columbus, Ga. The award is given to professional drivers attaining at least one million miles of accident-free driving
Rush Enterprises, which operates the largest network of heavy-duty and medium-duty truck dealerships in North America, said the company’s gross revenues for the second quarter totaled $569.2 million
Arkansas carrier USA Truck Inc. has announced record base revenue of $99.6 million for its second quarter ended June 30, 2006 – an increase of 6.5 percent from $93.5 million for the same quarter of 2005.
Werner Enterprises Inc. said operating revenues for the second quarter ended June 30, 2006 increased 9 percent to $528.9 million compared to $485.8 million in second quarter 2005
Marten Transport announced operating revenue for the quarter ended June 30, 2006, operating revenue increased 16.9 percent, to $131.9 million from $112.8 million for the 2005 quarter.
Safety-enhancing and energy-reducing technologies were showcased at MEMA’s first-ever Ride and Drive event on July 17-18. The event was held at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C
The World’s Largest Truckstop has once again hosted the biggest trucking celebration of its kind. The 27th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree, held July 13-14, hosted more than 32,000 drivers and their families.
Landstar System Inc. reported record net income for the 2006 second quarter of $29.5 million, or $.50 per diluted share, compared to net income of $22.4 million, or $.37 per diluted share, for the 2005 second quarter.
July 19, 2006 - Industry News
Swift Transportation Co. Inc. reports net earnings were $45.5 million or 60 cents per share for the second quarter of 2006, compared to $29.8 million or 40 cents per share for the second quarter of 2005.
RUAN recently announced a six-year partnership with Trane in which a dedicated fleet of RUAN drivers, trucks and trailers will manage the transportation needs of the Trane manufacturing facility in Tyler, Texas.
ArvinMeritor Inc.'s commercial axle manufacturing facility in a major Sao Paulo municipality celebrated its 50th anniversary of operation with a reception at the facility for all of its customers, employees
Alcoa Wheel Products showcased its fuel-savings solutions during the recent Efficient Diesel Workshop, sponsored by the Columbia Williamette Clean Cities Coalition in Portland, Ore.
July 18, 2006 - Industry News
Schneider National Inc., the nation's largest truckload carrier, announced it will host a job fair to attract and hire 300 new professional truck drivers and corporate and maintenance associates in the Greater Edwardsville, Ill., and
TNT Logistics North America, a leading provider of supply chain logistics services, has been recognized as a Laureate by the Computerworld Honors Program.
July 17, 2006 - Industry News
CITGO Petroleum Corp.’s new CITGARD 700 Heavy Duty Engine Oil is designed to meet the upcoming API CJ-4 performance category, which offers many advantages for fleet owners with 2007, pre-2007, and off-road equipment.
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