April 27, 2006 - Industry News
Comdata Corp. has announced it has joined the American Trucking Associations to work more closely with its industry counterparts in advancing the interests of trucking.
Sterling Truck Corp., in conjunction with Freightliner LLC and Detroit Diesel, is hosting its EPA 2007 Seminar Series
The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 3.2 percent in March, following a revised 3.6 percent drop in February. This marks the second monthly decline after increasing
Members of the Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA) visited the Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland last month to get a first-hand look at the Department of Labor’s Hire Vets First Committee’s Training Assistance Program (TAP)
The Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB) participated in Truck World 2006 last month in Canada, as both a featured presenter and an exhibitor.
Cartasite, which provides remote monitoring solutions for fleet management, says it has completed a significant round of venture funding.
To help improve air quality in some of the world's largest and fastest-growing cities, Caterpillar Inc. has announced that the Caterpillar Foundation is contributing $7.5 million to support the World Resources Institute's
P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. has reported a 78.5 percent increase in net income to $5,183,360 for the quarter ended March 31, 2006 as compared to net income of $2,903,387 for the quarter ended March 31, 2005
April 26, 2006 - Industry News
Sirius Satellite Radio has named music legend Charlie Daniels to be the voice of Road Dog Trucking. In addition, Road Dog Trucking has launched its afternoon drive time show, Carl P. Mayfield & the P-Team
Kenworth of Birmingham, one of the largest heavy- and mid-sized truck dealership in Alabama, has been named a full-fledged franchise dealer for East Manufacturing
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Michael Chertoff announced this week that the department is taking significant steps to enhance security by checking the backgrounds of port workers.
April 25, 2006 - Industry News
C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. said gross profits for the first quarter increased 27.9 percent to $255.1 million from $199.4 million in 2005
The 27th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree will be held July 13-14, 2006 at Iowa 80 Truckstop, I-80 Exit 284, Walcott, Iowa.
The Heavy Duty Brake Manufacturers Council (HDBMC) will hold a teleconference at 2 p.m. (EDT) Thursday regarding its support of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) efforts to reduce the required stopping distanc
Ryder System Inc. has presented its annual “Driver of the Year” awards to three professionals who, combined, have driven 12 million collision-free miles with more than 116 years of professional driving experience.
“Paccar achieved record revenues and net income for the first quarter of 2006," said Mark C. Pigott, chairman and chief executive officer.
The American Trucking Associations this week revised the trucking industry's 2006 fuel costs, projecting an increase in the amount it will spend on fuel in 2006.
April 24, 2006 - Industry News
Marten Transport Ltd. Said for the first quarter ended March 31, 2006, net income increased 4.9 percent, to $5.1 million or 23 cents per diluted share, from $4.8 million or 22 cents per diluted share, for the sam
Omega Environmental Technologies, a worldwide distributor of aftermarket mobile air conditioning parts and tools, offers some preventive maintenance tips to keep a fleet’s air-conditioning systems
McLeod Software will hold its 16th Annual Users' Conference. Sept. 20 to Sept. 23 at the Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham, Ala
Arsenault Associates has announced that Dennis K. Burke Inc., Chelsea, Mass., has implemented Dossier maintenance management software for its private delivery fleet
Terion Inc. and DriverTech Inc. will integrate Terion’s FleetView 3 trailer tracking system and DriverTech’s DT4000 system.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5's Midwest Clean Diesel Initiative has announced the availability of $1,039,320 in grant money for projects aimed at protecting public health by reducing diesel emissions in the Midwest
Robert Hunter, dealer president of Hunter Truck Sales & Service Inc., Butler, Pa., was awarded the Truck Dealer of the Year Award, sponsored jointly by Newport Communications, publisher of Heavy Duty Trucking magazine,
Robert Hunter, dealer president of Hunter Truck Sales & Service Inc., Butler, Pa., was awarded the Truck Dealer of the Year Award, sponsored jointly by Newport Communications, publisher of Heavy Duty Trucking magazine
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