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May 24, 2006 - Industry News

Cooper Named Expeditor of the Year

UFS Insight Inc. and the ExpressTrucking.com Network have named Randy Cooper as the 2005 Expediter Of The Year.

Tags: Events

May 24, 2006 - Industry News

SiriCOMM Provides Service to 260 PrePass Sites

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.

May 24, 2006 - Industry News

MEMA Legislative Summit June 7-8

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

May 24, 2006 - Industry News

Bridgestone Firestone Continues TA Relationship

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.

May 24, 2006 - Industry News

Freight Transportation Conference Sept. 13-14 in Indianapolis

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.”

Tags: Events

May 24, 2006 - Industry News

Con-way Upgrades With ObjectFX Technology

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.

May 24, 2006 - Industry News

Knight Transportation Opens Tulsa Service Center

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

May 24, 2006 - Industry News

Affiliated Foods Utilizes Dossier Software

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

Speedco Opens Store in Beaverdam, Ohio

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

May 23, 2006 - Industry News

deBoer Fleet Adopts Transportation Costing Group System

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.

May 23, 2006 - Industry News

TW Transport Announces Innovative Pay Package

Spokane, Wash.-based TW Transport Inc. has announced a new pay package for company drivers in addition to their current mileage pay and benefits

May 23, 2006 - Industry News

Roadcheck 2006 Targets Unsafe Tractor-Trailers

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.

May 23, 2006 - Industry News

Western Star Trucks Expands Stratosphere Sleeper Line

Shown is the interior of Western Star's new 82-inch Stratosphere sleeper.

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

May 23, 2006 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Buys New Freightliner, International Tractors

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

May 23, 2006 - Industry News

NTA Provides U.S. DOT & OSHA Certificated Training Courses

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

May 23, 2006 - Industry News

TravelCenters Introduces Healthier Menu

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

May 23, 2006 - Industry News

Mineta: Private Sector Must Get Involved in Transportation Projects

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

Tags: Highways

May 23, 2006 - Industry News

RBX Transportation Adds Trip Alert Software from IDSC

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.

May 23, 2006 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Facilities in Mexico Double Capacity

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 Extends Warranty Program to Medium-Duty Trucks

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.

May 22, 2006 - Industry News

ATRI Picks Teams to Evaluate Idle Reduction on Trucks

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

Texas Trucker Wins Volvo’s ‘Treasure’ Sweepstakes

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

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May 19, 2006 - Industry News

Michelin Building New Tread Plant in Mexico

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

May 19, 2006 - Industry News

DENSO Wins EPA 2006 Climate Protection Award

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

May 19, 2006 - Industry News

Schneider Hosts Job Fair Tuesday in Memphis

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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