March 9, 2006 - Industry News
The American Commercial Tire Network (ACTN), a TRIB member since 2004, has increased its financial contribution to the Tire Retread Information Bureau for its 2006 TRIB dues
Volvo Trucks North America has been chosen to participate in a demonstration of mobile idle reduction technology (MIRT) systems for heavy-duty trucks. These systems can reduce the amount of time trucks idle
Barr-Nunn Transportation has launched T.E.A.M. (Trucking Employment Assessment Monitor). This system allows any driver or owner-operator looking for employment to log on to www.barr-nunn.com and compare
Mack Trucks Inc. has partnered with Allison Transmission in the Allison EDGE Program to make the company’s transmissions the exclusive automatic transmission offering in Mack Granite, Vision, Pinnacle, CH, and MR models.
TransCore's GlobalWave data communication terminal was awarded the Department of Defense's (DoD) hazards of electromagnetic radiation to ordnance (HERO) certification, making it available to fleets responsible for transporting DoD freight.
March 8, 2006 - Industry News
When military families are transferred overseas, they soon will be able to track their possessions via the Internet during the shipping process.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta this week named the five medical experts who will serve on the new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA’s) Medical Review Board (MRB).
The Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) has applauded passage this week by the House of Representatives of the “Stop Counterfeiting in Manufactured Goods Act.”
CFI, an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Missouri, has named its monthly driver award recipients for January 2006
The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists, better known as ACOFAS, will focus its spring 2006 training clinic on Principles and Procedures of Heavy Truck Total Wheel Alignment
March 7, 2006 - Industry News
The Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference of the American Trucking Associations recently established an Avian Flu Task Force to help prepare the trucking industry for the possibility of an influenza pandemic.
Deltek hybrid diesel electric technology from Carrier Transicold, a business unit of United Technologies Corp., won top honors in technical achievement from the Truck Writers of North America (TWNA
Volvo Trucks North America is giving truckers a chance to win a trip for two to the Bahamas and $10,000 in gold through the truckbuilder’s “Discover the Treasure” sweepstakes.
March 6, 2006 - Industry News
This year's Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) will be rockin' when country music's Road Hammers perform on Friday, March 24, at Western Star's annual invitation-only party for its owner-operators and customers.
Auto parts maker Dana Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection for its U.S. operations late Friday, joining a growing list of suppliers forced to make major restructuring moves because of the slumping U.S. auto industry
March 3, 2006 - Industry News
Roger M. Nielsen, chief operating officer of Freightliner LLC, will discuss the industry’s outlook at the 16th Annual Breakfast & Briefing at 8 a.m. on Friday, March 24,
Barr-Nunn Transportation has announced it is now offering all new company drivers who attend orientation and graduate by March 24th an increased sign on bonus of $500 on their first paycheck and $500 after 90 days of employment.
SiriCOMM Inc. has announced that FleetNav Express by Maptuit is available at all SiriCOMM Wi-Fi Hot Spot locations.
The Coleman Co. Inc. has named Central Freight Lines Inc. as its Carrier of the Year for 2005.
Award criteria include on-time performance, efficiency and care in handling product,
March 2, 2006 - Industry News
J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has again been named to Fortune Magazine's List of America's Most Admired Companies.
U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. announced this week it has completed the acquisition of additional equity in both Arnold Transportation Services Inc. and Total Transportation of Mississipp
March 1, 2006 - Industry News
Eaton Corp. has been selected to provide hybrid power systems for 50 step-van delivery vehicles made by International Truck and Engine and Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp., to be purchased by UPS.
Swift Transportation Co. Inc. has been awarded the prestigious 2005 Outstanding Van Carrier of the Year by Lowe's Companies.
Mayflower Vehicle Systems of Norwalk, Ohio, a division of the Commercial Vehicle Group Inc., (CVG) was recently recognized as a 2005 Diamond Supplier to the International Truck and Engine Corp.
February 28, 2006 - Industry News
SAKOR Technologies Inc., known for its powerful and cost-effective DynoLAB PT dynamometer test cell control system, provides complete turnkey test cells for engine, powertrain and component testing.
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