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March 9, 2006 - Industry News

ACTN Hikes Contribution to TRIB

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

March 9, 2006 - Industry News

Volvo Joins in Idle Reduction Program

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

March 9, 2006 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Launches Trucking Employment Assessment Monitor

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

March 9, 2006 - Industry News

Mack Partners With Allison for Automatic Tranny Option

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.

March 9, 2006 - Industry News

TransCore's GlobalWave Wins HERO Certification

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

Red Ball Uses RFID Technology For Military Relocations

When military families are transferred overseas, they soon will be able to track their possessions via the Internet during the shipping process.

March 8, 2006 - Industry News

FMCSA Appoints Its First Medical Review Board

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).

March 8, 2006 - Industry News

House OKs Stop Counterfeiting in Manufactured Goods Act

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.”

March 8, 2006 - Industry News

CFI Honors January Drivers of the Month

CFI, an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Missouri, has named its monthly driver award recipients for January 2006

March 8, 2006 - Industry News

Heavy Truck Alignment Seminar April 12-13

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

ATA’s Ag & Food Transporter Set Up Avian Flu Task Force

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.

March 7, 2006 - Industry News

Carrier Transicold Technology Wins Technology Award

Ignacio Aguerrevere (left) accepts technical award from Paul Abelson and Tom Berg of the Truck Writers of North America.

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

March 7, 2006 - Industry News

Volvo Sweepstakes Offers Treasure to Lucky CDL Holder

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.

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March 6, 2006 - Industry News

Road Hammers to Perform at Western Star's MATS Party

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.

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March 6, 2006 - Industry News

Dana's Bankruptcy Filing Adds to Industry's Uncertainty

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

Freightliner's Roger Nielsen to Address HDMA Breakfast & Briefing

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,

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March 3, 2006 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Offers New Sign-on Bonus

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.

March 3, 2006 - Industry News

SiriCOMM Introduces Truck Routing, Mapping Services

SiriCOMM Inc. has announced that FleetNav Express by Maptuit is available at all SiriCOMM Wi-Fi Hot Spot locations.

March 3, 2006 - Industry News

Coleman Names Central Freight Lines Carrier of the Year

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

Fortune Names J.B. Hunt Among Most Admired Companies

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has again been named to Fortune Magazine's List of America's Most Admired Companies.

March 2, 2006 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Increases Equity Interest in Arnold and Total Transportation

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 Supplies Hybrid Power to UPS for Delivery Trucks

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.

March 1, 2006 - Industry News

Swift Transportation Receives Lowe’s Award

Swift Transportation Co. Inc. has been awarded the prestigious 2005 Outstanding Van Carrier of the Year by Lowe's Companies.

March 1, 2006 - Industry News

CVG Wins International Truck Supplier Award

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 Offers DynoLAB PT for Engine, Powertrain Testing

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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