January 16, 2006 - Industry News
Exhibit space is sold out for the first-ever Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW), Jan. 23-27, 2006, at The Mirage in Las Vegas, with 232 exhibitors occupying 424 booths
Mike Ryan, Hollywood stunt driver and owner of Picture Vehicles Unlimited will display his hand-built Mercedes Benz-powered Freightliner Century Class S/T Super Truck during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas, Jan. 23-27
If it takes a while to clear the cobwebs after waking up, that's understandable. Sleep inertia leaves some people so groggy they might as well be drunk, researchers claim.
January 13, 2006 - Industry News
O & S Trucking has named Mark Hohensee as company driver of the month for December. Hohensee is an owner-operator driver who joined Team O & S in 1996.
Tyson Foods Logistics, Tyson Foods Inc’s.; owner-operator division announced it now offers a $1,500 sign-on bonus, with base plates paid and all miles paid are practical miles
Renewing its commitment to providing the industry’s premier training program, Millis Transfer has unveiled a new trainer pay package.
Watkins and Shepard Trucking is hiking its pay rate at certain terminals up to $1.02 per mile – plus 100 percent pass-through of fuel surcharge. That pay rate will be paid out of the terminals
GeoLogic Solutions, which provides multi-mode mobile communications and tracking systems to the transportation industry, said it has signed up 15 new customers to purchase its MobileMax wireless asset management solution.
The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) is seeking project teams to demonstrate and evaluate mobile idle reduction technologies on heavy-duty trucks, either installed as part of the truck manufacturing process o
Jacobs Vehicle Systems has been selected to supply Jake Brake engine brakes for DaimlerChrysler’s next generation global heavy duty engine platform.
January 12, 2006 - Industry News
The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) has announced its inaugural set of officers and board of directors
Melton Truck Lines has announced a two-cent per mile pay increase for all drivers and contractors beginning Feb. 1. All company drivers and all owner-operators will receive the increase in compensation
Careerbuilder.com, a national job bank, ranked heavy-duty truck driving No. 18 on its list of the top 25 jobs for 2006. The survey, which represents 8 million new jobs and 40 percent of total job growth over the next decade,
January 11, 2006 - Industry News
An International Trade Commission administrative law judge has ruled that ZF Friedrichshafen’s redesigned FreedomLine transmission does not infringe on an Eaton truck transmission patent, thus can continue to be sold in the United States
International Truck and Engine Corporation announced Wednesday that the official name of its new 2007 Class 8 tractor is “ProStar.”
January 10, 2006 - Industry News
CapitalWorks LLC has acquired the Engine Control Systems (ECS) business from The Lubrizol Corp. Engine Control Systems’ has three North American locations in Newmarket, Ontario
TMW Systems, among the largest developers and integrators of enterprise management software for the transportation industry, has announced a new venue for its 2006 Client Conference and Vendor Showcase.
When companies who ship industrial heavy loads (flatbed cargo) were recently asked to identify the carriers that provide the best service, Roehl Transport was among the companies named most often.
John Conley has been named president of the National Tank Truck Carriers following the retirement late last year of Cliff Harvison
Hill Brothers Transportation recently recognized a number of its drivers who have achieved 100,000 safe miles while working at the Nebraska firm
Prime Inc. announces a major lease payout for the month of November. The total bonus paid to all contractors who paid off their lease for the month of November was $862,426.61.
SiriComm Inc., an applications service provider and nationwide broadband wireless network operator serving the highway transportation industry has selected ValuePoint Networks' SuperAP access point for installatio
The American Trucking Associations delivered some good news to New Orleans as that city continues its struggle to recover from the damage and destruction wreaked by Hurricane Katrina
January 9, 2006 - Industry News
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has been awarded a supply arrangement by YRC Worldwide Inc. to provide commercial tires to some of its operating companies within YRC Regional Transportation,
Kenworth Truck Co. achieved the highest ranking in customer satisfaction among truck owners in the Medium Duty Conventional Truck Segment and Medium Duty Dealer Service Segment, according to the J.D. Power and Associate
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