July 14, 2006 - Industry News
CalArk International Inc. is installing IdleAire equipment in its Laredo, Texas, terminal, making CalArk the first truckload carrier to offer IdleAire at a terminal site.
July 13, 2006 - Industry News
Interstate Distributor Co. has opened a new terminal in Little Rock, Ark., to support IDC drivers.
The facility, located just off Interstate 440, features full maintenance and fuel services, laundry
The National Safety Council has awarded its Million Mile Safety Award to Joseph Roberts, a resident of Valley Station, Ky. The award is given to professional drivers attaining at least one million miles of accident-free driving
Maptuit Corp. has announced that J & R Schugel Trucking will be installing FleetNav Directions, FleetNav Alert and FleetNav Fuel throughout its national fleet in support of their drivers needs.
The Technology & Maintenance Council is holding a national competition to find the trucking industry's best technician. Think you know someone who's up to the challenge
Paschall Truck Lines has announced winners of the April Company Driver and Owner-Operator of the Month Awards. Kenneth Starks is the Company Driver of the Month and Leo Massicotte, Jr. is the Owner-Operator of the Month
IdleAire announced it has passed 7 million hours of cumulative service to the nation’s fleets and drivers. That translates into more than 74,000 metric tons of diesel emissions eliminated and 7 million gallons of fuel conserved.
July 12, 2006 - Industry News
The American Transportation Research Institute announced this week it is seeking motor carrier data to measure the effects of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s hours of service
TravelCenters of America (TA) has introduced its new “Grab and Go” food and beverage concept called TA Café Express for roll-out across its nationwide network of interstate travel centers.
DriverTech, which manufactures on-board computers for the trucking industry, and Air-Weigh, which provides on-board electronic scales, announced a strategic relationship to deliver real-time load and vehicle axl
Miami-based TruckMax has been named the No. 1 dealer in the United States by Hino Motors Sales USA Inc., an affiliate of the Toyota Motor Corp
July 11, 2006 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks North America’s New River Valley Plant received the Volvo Environmental Award for 2006 in recognition of its outstanding achievements in saving energy and reducing the environmental impact of the plant’s operations
The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has announced a new program to help members promote truck driver health and wellness. TIA’s members include a significant number of truckload carriers.
Arsenault Associates Inc., provider of Dossier fleet maintenance management software and technology solutions, has completed plans to move the company headquarters to expanded space in Burlington, N.J.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. continues to strengthen its network of commercial tire service providers by adding “on-highway” Pilot Truck Care Centers – 21 truck service garages by the end of the year and more slated in the future.
Con-way Freight, a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. has joined the SmartWay Transport Partnership, a voluntary collaboration between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the freight industry
All roads lead “From the Road to the Ranch,” at TravelCenters of America, where a special promotional menu is being offered in cooperation with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
Schneider National Inc. has announced that Scott Arves, president of Transportation for the company, has resigned to pursue a new phase in his career.
July 10, 2006 - Industry News
The 27th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree (www.truckersjamboree.com) is this Thursday and Friday at
Iowa 80 Truckstop, I-80 Exit 284, Walcott, Iowa.
Schneider National Inc. has received an Excellence in Practice Award from the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD).
Penske Logistics has announced that Eaton Corp. has selected the firm to serve as its lead logistics provider for the company's North American-based automotive and truck business segments
July 6, 2006 - Industry News
Sapp Bros. Truck Stops Inc., which opened its first truckstop in Omaha, Neb., in 1971 is celebrating 35 years in business during its annual Customer Appreciation Days in August
For the ninth consecutive time, Mike Ryan has proven that he is the fastest in his hand-built Mercedes Benz-powered Freightliner Century Class S/T Super Truck.
CaseStack Inc. has announces the beginning of a two-month Green Rebate Program designed to promote the use of biodiesel fuel.
Ryder System Inc. has entered into an alliance with Teletrac and Cingular Wireless to launch RydeSmart
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