May 24, 2006 - Industry News
UFS Insight Inc. and the ExpressTrucking.com Network have named Randy Cooper as the 2005 Expediter Of The Year.
SiriCOMM Inc. has entered into a network access services agreement with ACS Government Solutions Inc. (ACS) to provide data access at each of 260 PrePass weigh station sites in 25 states.
Time is running out to register for the Motor & Equipment Manufacturing Association’s (MEMA) Legislative Summit, scheduled Wednesday and Thursday, June 7-8, in Washington, D.C
Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire (BFNT) and TravelCenters of America (TA) announced they will continue their long-term agreement to sell Bridgestone, Firestone and Oncor truck tires in TA travel centers.
FTR Associates, a transportation freight forecasting and research firm, has scheduled a conference Sept. 13 and 14 in Indianapolis, Ind. entitled, “America’s Freight Transportation Through 2010.”
ObjectFX Corp., said Con-way Inc. has deployed its SpatialFX geospatial development and deployment software platform for enhancements to a major scheduling and dispatching system.
Knight Transportation Inc. announced the official opening of its 30th service center. This new service center is located in Tulsa, Okla., and will provide dry van transportation services
Arsenault Associates announced that Affiliated Foods Midwest Cooperative has implemented Dossier maintenance management software at its million-square-foot warehouse in Norfolk, Neb.
May 23, 2006 - Industry News
Located off I-75, Exit 135, in Beaverdam, Ohio is the newest Speedco Inc. store. This marks the 40th store for the company, which provides on-highway lube and tire service
Transportation Costing Group (TCG), specialists in Profitability Management Tools and activity-based cost analysis for the transportation industry, has announced that Blenker, Wis.-based deBoer Transportation Inc.
Spokane, Wash.-based TW Transport Inc. has announced a new pay package for company drivers in addition to their current mileage pay and benefits
About 10,000 specially-trained and certified officers will blanket North America's roadways June 6-8 to prevent truck and bus accidents and save lives.
Western Star Trucks has introduced three new Stratosphere sleepers, including 40- and 54-inch sizes as well as an 82-inch Ultra High model, the industry's largest sleeper by interior volume
Barr-Nunn Transportation, Granger, Iowa, has traded off all of its 2004 and older tractors, replacing them with a new fleet of 2005, 2006 and 2007 Freightliner and International tractors
NorthAmerican Transportation Association, a national transportation benefits organization (TBO), has become the first association to provide U.S. DOT and OSHA Certified Training courses, which will be offered on-line
TravelCenters of America (TA) has introduced the Watchin’ Out Menu to steer customers to healthy menu selections in restaurants at TA locations throughout North America
U.S. investors, including financial, construction and engineering firms, must begin investing in highway, airport and transit projects to help keep pace with the demands of a rapidly growing economy, Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta
RBX Transportation Inc., which provides dry van transportation services east of the Rocky Mountains in the United States and Canada, has added IDSC's Trip Alert exception alert software solution to its technology program.
ArvinMeritor Inc. said it has opened a new warehouse and distribution center in Monterrey, Mexico, to serve customers of its Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket (CVA) business
May 22, 2006 - Industry News
SelecTrucks has extended its comprehensive warranty program to medium-duty trucks. Entitled Buyer’s Assurance, the SelecTrucks plan was originally developed to cover Class 8 vehicles.
The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) Monday announced the selection of three project teams to demonstrate and evaluate mobile idle reduction technologies on heavy-duty trucks.
May 19, 2006 - Industry News
Chuck Harter already knew he was a winner when his boss gave him a new Volvo VT 880 with a 625-horsepower Volvo D16 engine. But Harter proved to be exceptionally lucky when he was chose
To meet the growing demand for Michelin Retread Technologies products, Michelin is constructing a new tread pressing plant in Mexico, adjacent to its Michelin Mexico headquarters and passenger tire plant in Queretaro
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a 2006 Climate Protection Award to DENSO Corp. for developing a new technology – Ejector Cycle – that reduces energy use and greenhouse gas emission
Schneider National Inc., the nation's largest truckload provider, will host a job fair to hire 150 new professional truck drivers in Greater Memphis, Tenn
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