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February 17, 2006 - Industry News

UPS Adds 50 Hybrid Electric Vehicles

UPS says it has placed an order for 50 new-generation hybrid electric delivery trucks and also would acquire 4,100 low-emission conventional vehicles during 2006.

February 16, 2006 - Industry News

ATRI Reports on Idle Reduction Tech Trends

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry's not-for-profit research organization, has released the results of a national survey characterizing the extent of idlin

February 16, 2006 - Industry News

Polaris Labs Offers Oil Analysis, Cooling System Seminars

Polaris Laboratories, one of the top 10 largest fluid analysis companies in the country, announces “Practical Oil Analysis & Cooling Systems Maintenance” training for maintenance and reliability professionals.

February 16, 2006 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Offers $2,000 Sign-on Bonus to Owner-operators.

Barr-Nunn Transportation is offering a $2,000 sign-on bonus to all new owner-operators hired between Feb. 20 and March 24, the Granger, Iowa-based company announced

February 16, 2006 - Industry News

International Offers 30-day Warranty on Pre-owned Trucks

International Truck and Engine Corp. has announced a 30-day warranty on certified pre-owned trucks sold by its used truck centers or its certified dealers, immediately

February 16, 2006 - Industry News

ATA Backs Limiting Truck Speed to 68 mph

The American Trucking Associations, the nation’s largest trucking industry trade group, has endorsed a move to limit the maximum speed of large trucks – at the time of manufacture – to no more than 68 miles-per-hour

February 15, 2006 - Industry News

Utility Trailer’s Washington Dealership in New Facility

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co., a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds, refrigerated vans, and Tautliner curtainsided trailers, said its independent dealer, Utility Trailer Sales of Washington Co.

February 14, 2006 - Industry News

Volvo Unveils New Lineup of ’07 Engines

Volvo Trucks North America this week unveiled its new family of heavy-duty diesel engines for 2007. The new Volvo engines – the 11-liter D11, 13-liter D13 and 16-liter D16 –

February 13, 2006 - Industry News

CFI Announces its Drivers of the Year for 2005

CFI, an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., has announced its drivers of the year for 2005. Each driver was previously honored as a driver of the month during the yea

February 13, 2006 - Industry News

Kenworth Sponsors George Thorogood, Jason Aldean at MATS

George Thorogood headlines Kenworth Truck Co.’s 18th annual “Trucker Appreciation Concert” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 24, at the 2006 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky

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February 13, 2006 - Industry News

P.A.M. Records 8.2% Hike in Revenues

P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc., Tontitown, Ark., reported net income of $4,342,650 or diluted and basic earnings per share of $.41 for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2005, and

February 13, 2006 - Industry News

Schneider Logistics Acquiring American Overseas Air Freight

Schneider Logistics Inc., an international lead logistics provider and part of the Schneider National enterprise, has signed a stock purchase agreement to acquire American Overseas Air Freight,

February 13, 2006 - Industry News

Cummins Says It’s Ready for 2007 On-Highway Engines

Cummins Inc. claims its one-highway engine product line is ready to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB) emissions standards for 2007

February 13, 2006 - Industry News

Innovative Computing’s ASP System Tops 5,000 Trucks

Innovative Computing Corp., Brentwood, Tenn., has announced that it has reached a new milestone in its 37 years of providing services to the truckload carrier industry when the 5,000th truck began

February 13, 2006 - Industry News

Kenworth Names Dealer Winners in ‘Walk-Around’

Nearly 500 Kenworth dealer salespeople in the United States and Canada recently participated in the Kenworth Walk-Around Competition to increase product knowledge and presentation skills

February 10, 2006 - Industry News

PSI Names P.A.M. Transport Fleet of the Year

P.A.M Transport Inc. has been recognized by Pressure Systems International as 2005 Fleet of the Year.

February 10, 2006 - Industry News

Great Dane Celebrates TMC’s 50th

Great Dane Trailers is participating at the Technology and Maintenance Council 2006 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition this week in Tampa, Fla. As the only manufacturer to exhibit a trailer at the annual tradeshow,

February 10, 2006 - Industry News

Andrew Firestone Offers Up the Perfect Valentine’s Gift

Flowers and chocolates are nice, but what about a Valentine’s Day gift that shows your significant other that you really care?

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February 9, 2006 - Industry News

TransAm Trucking Chooses Expert Fuel Software from IDSC

TransAm Trucking Inc., a Kansas-based truckload carrier serving the United States, has licensed Expert Fuel transportation optimization software from Integrated Decision Support Corp. (IDSC) to optimize driver fuel and route plans and to significantly decrease fuel cost

February 9, 2006 - Industry News

Firm Takes Delivery of 1,000 Sterling Truck

Sterling Truck Corp. announced that Vac-Con Inc. recently accepted delivery of its 1,000th Sterling truck from Atlantic Truck Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

February 9, 2006 - Industry News

Delo Bike Sweepstakes Award is a $45,000 Motorcycle

This year, the Delo brand will thunder down the highways of America, on two wheels instead of 18, as part of the Delo Bike sweepstakes

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February 9, 2006 - Industry News

GE's Trailer Fleet Services Sweepstakes Winner Going to Olympics

GE and its Trailer Fleet Services business, a leading provider of trailer fleet management solutions, announced the conclusion of a six-week long sweepstakes to send a lucky winner to the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino, Italy

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February 9, 2006 - Industry News

International MXT Debuts at Chicago Auto Show

International Truck and Engine Corp. unveiled its new International MXT 4x4 pickup Wednesday at the Chicago Auto Show

February 8, 2006 - Industry News

Kenworth Shows Off Construction Mix

T800 Extended Daycab

The recent World of Concrete show in Las Vegas kicked off the construction season and Kenworth figures to be right in the mix of a solid 2006 market

February 7, 2006 - Industry News

C.H. Robinson’s Q4 Profits Up 30 Percent

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. reported fourth-quarter gross profits increased 30.3 percent to $236.1 million in 2005 from $181.2 million in 2004.

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