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July 24, 2006 - Industry News

Averitt Honors Two Drivers for 20 Years of Service

Averitt Express, one of the nation’s leading providers of freight transportation and supply chain management, recently honored drivers Charlie Hicks and Jimmy Love, both of Birmingham, Ala., for 20 years of service with the company

July 24, 2006 - Industry News

Broadway Flying J’s Web Site Helps Drivers

Broadway Flying J is proud to announce the launch of its new web site, www.broadwaygroup.com. This third-generation, family-run company and franchise of Flying J,

July 24, 2006 - Industry News

Strick Corp. Helps Fund ATA’s Driver Recruitment Drive

The Strick Corp., a Monroe, Ind., manufacturer of semi-truck trailers, has made a substantial commitment to long-term funding of the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) new national truck driver recruitment advertising and training campaign.

July 21, 2006 - Industry News

Iowa80.com Expands Trucking Accessories Catalog

Iowa80.com has expanded its offering of trucking accessories. The new catalog has increased to 50 pages and is chocked full of thousands of items, including stacks, lights, chrome and stainless accessorie

July 21, 2006 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Signs FrasLe Distribution Agreement in Mexico

ArvinMeritor Inc. has signed an exclusive distribution agreement, effective immediately, with FrasLe to supply customers in Mexico with FrasLe-branded aftermarket brake lining for heavy-duty trucks, trailers and buses.

July 21, 2006 - Industry News

Cummins Turbo Technologies Opens Charleston Facility

Cummins Turbo Technologies, formerly known as Holset Turbochargers, officially opened its newest manufacturing plant in Charleston last Friday.

July 21, 2006 - Industry News

PressurePro Teams with “Trick My Truck”

Advantage PressurePro LLC has announced its association with CMT’s hit series “Trick My Truck.” The series features the Chrome Shop Mafia, a collection of big-rig truck mechanics who help owner-operators who have hit some hard times.

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July 21, 2006 - Industry News

Meritor WABCO Shows Off Its Advanced Vehicle Control Technology

Meritor WABCO Vehicle Control Systems provided members of Congress, their staffs and federal agency employees an up-close look at advanced vehicle control technology during a recent Ride and Drive event

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July 21, 2006 - Industry News

TA Customers Can Earn RoadKing Club Points

TravelCenters of America (TA) is enhancing its RoadKing Club loyalty program for professional drivers by issuing TA RoadMiles reward points for most repairs and maintenance completed at any TA Truck Repair Service.

July 21, 2006 - Industry News

Carrier Logistics Hosts Annual Summit Sept. 27-29

Top executives from some of the world’s leading LTL and parcel delivery trucking companies are expected to attend Carrier Logistics Inc.’s Annual Leadership Summit in Tarrytown, N.Y., Sept. 27 through 29.

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July 21, 2006 - Industry News

CFI Honors June’s Top Drivers

CFI, an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., has announced the monthly driver award recipients for June 2006

July 21, 2006 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Hikes Pay for Northeast Regional Drivers

Barr-Nunn Transportation is increasing pay packages for northeast regional drivers, according to Jeff Blank, recruiting director

July 21, 2006 - Industry News

PacLease Opens 2 New Locations to Serve Western Ontario

Paccar Leasing Co. (PacLease) continues to expand its franchise network in North America with the addition of two locations in Ontario, Canada. Located along the busy Highway 401 corrido

July 21, 2006 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Records 39% Hike in Revenues

Tennessee-based U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. said revenue for the second quarter of 2006 increased 39.2 percent to $389.5 million compared with $279.9 million in the second quarter of 2005.

July 21, 2006 - Industry News

Caterpillar’s 2Q Sales, Revenues, Profits Highest Ever

Caterpillar Inc. has reported a 41 percent increase in profit per share on a 13 percent increase in sales and revenues compared with the second quarter 2005.

July 21, 2006 - Industry News

Petro Stopping Centers Installs Healthy Trucker Info Centers

To help drivers become aware of potential blood pressure problems, Petro Stopping Centers has installed free blood pressure monitors at most locations nationwide.

July 20, 2006 - Industry News

Dart Driver Wins Million Mile Safety Award

The National Safety Council has awarded its Million Mile Safety Award to Roosevelt Howard from Columbus, Ga. The award is given to professional drivers attaining at least one million miles of accident-free driving

July 20, 2006 - Industry News

Rush Enterprises Reports Revenue Increase of 23%

Rush Enterprises, which operates the largest network of heavy-duty and medium-duty truck dealerships in North America, said the company’s gross revenues for the second quarter totaled $569.2 million

July 20, 2006 - Industry News

USA Truck Announces Record Revenue, Net Income

Arkansas carrier USA Truck Inc. has announced record base revenue of $99.6 million for its second quarter ended June 30, 2006 – an increase of 6.5 percent from $93.5 million for the same quarter of 2005.

July 20, 2006 - Industry News

Werner Reports Improved 2nd Quarter Revenues, Earnings

Werner Enterprises Inc. said operating revenues for the second quarter ended June 30, 2006 increased 9 percent to $528.9 million compared to $485.8 million in second quarter 2005

July 20, 2006 - Industry News

Marten Transport Operating Income Up 17%

Marten Transport announced operating revenue for the quarter ended June 30, 2006, operating revenue increased 16.9 percent, to $131.9 million from $112.8 million for the 2005 quarter.

July 20, 2006 - Industry News

MEMA Ride and Drive Showcases Heavy Vehicle Technologies

Safety-enhancing and energy-reducing technologies were showcased at MEMA’s first-ever Ride and Drive event on July 17-18. The event was held at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C

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July 20, 2006 - Industry News

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Hosts 32,000 Visitors

The World’s Largest Truckstop has once again hosted the biggest trucking celebration of its kind. The 27th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree, held July 13-14, hosted more than 32,000 drivers and their families.

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July 20, 2006 - Industry News

Landstar System Reports Record Income, Revenue

Landstar System Inc. reported record net income for the 2006 second quarter of $29.5 million, or $.50 per diluted share, compared to net income of $22.4 million, or $.37 per diluted share, for the 2005 second quarter.

July 19, 2006 - Industry News

Swift Reports 2006 Second Quarter Results

Swift Transportation Co. Inc. reports net earnings were $45.5 million or 60 cents per share for the second quarter of 2006, compared to $29.8 million or 40 cents per share for the second quarter of 2005.

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