May 12, 2006 - Industry News
Timmins Kenworth has opened a new full-service facility in New Liskeard, Ontario. A member of Kenworth’s dealer network of nearly 300 locations in Canada and the United States
The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) recently published its NTEA 2005 Annual Report: State of the Association.
Among the highlights included in the annual report are
The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) recently elected Kevin Connors, David Ellis, Harry Haney, John Hinton, David LaPalomento, Greg Mathein, Bruce Perkins, Charles Rottmund, Ron
More than 20 transportation professionals achieved the prestigious designation of Certified Transportation Professional (CTP) by the NPTC Institute, the educational and professional certification arm of the National Private Truck Council (NPTC).
Decker Truck Line, Inc. has announced a comprehensive wage increase for company drivers. First, refrigerated and van division drivers will immediately receive across-the-board increases to their mileage rates
Central Hauling Co. driver Artemus Collins of Amite, La., recently won an FLD Freightliner truck for recruiting the highest number of new drivers to the company in six months.
Decker Truck Line Inc. is offering a limited-time sign-on bonus for reefer/van drivers.
From now through Aug. 31, 2006, experienced reefer and van drivers can earn up to $4,000 in sign-on bonuses.
May 11, 2006 - Industry News
A national investors' conference this week heard a top trucking industry official outline the critical issues facing the trucking industry and discuss trucking’s preparations for the next highway transportation funding bill.
WTI Transport recently hosted its annual company picnic at Bowers Park in Tuscaloosa, Ala., drawing more than 175 participants
Meritor WABCO Vehicle Control Systems, the joint venture between ArvinMeritor and WABCO, has expanded its commercial vehicle brake products portfolio, adding air disc brakes from both partner companies
May 10, 2006 - Industry News
McLeod Software has announced that Bill Graves, president and chief executive officer of American Trucking Associations (ATA), will serve as a keynote speaker at its 16th annual Users’ Conference.
Terion Inc. and Add On Systems Inc. have completed the first phase of a web-services integration for AS400 dispatch applications.
Linde Gas, one of the largest industrial gas suppliers in the world, has purchased 10 new tanker trailers with the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) by PSI
May 9, 2006 - Industry News
Transportation Costing Group (TCG), specialists in Profitability Management Tools and activity-based cost analysis for the transportation industry, said it is enhancing its product line with the addition of FACTSview,
Cummins Inc. announced a global branding strategy at its annual meeting Tuesday, designed to make it easier for customers to do business with Cummins worldwide.
The American Trucking Associations has revised upward the trucking industry's 2006 fuel costs, projecting motor carriers will spend $98.3 billion on fuel in 2006
Cartasite, which provides remote monitoring solutions for fleet management, announced that it has achieved recognition as a Microsoft Certified Partner, with an ISV / Software Solutions
Chapman Associates has announced the initiation of its biennial survey of middle market transportation owners and chief executive officers to help predict the pose and direction of merger and acquisition activity in the transportation industry.
The Truckload Carrier Association (TCA) is hosting a new seminar called “Growing Your Company With Independent Contractors,” that will be held June 28-29 in Chicago.
Iteris Inc., the Anaheim, Calif.-base developer of vision-based safety technologies, said the results of a study conducted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) strongly validates
The SouthWest Benefits Association, a nonprofit organization established to support the educational growth of professionals in employee benefits, selected J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. for its first-ever Best of Class Benefits Solution Awards.
Manhattan Associates Inc. and Stevens Transport, an irregular-route refrigerated truckload carrier, report significant value from the Carrier Management component of Manhattan Associates' Integrated Logistics Solutions.
Schneider National Inc., which provides transportation, logistics and related services, was one of 12 companies selected by IDG's Computerworld for the Premier 100 IT "Best in Class" award for demonstrating
May 8, 2006 - Industry News
Truck Show Latino, scheduled Oct. 21-22 at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif., is offering free admission to truck drivers and visitors who download tickets from the Internet
Workhorse Custom Chassis has entered a new market with the introduction of a 16,000-pound GVWR version of its new W42 chassis.
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