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May 4, 2006 - Industry News

ATRI to be Regular Feature on XM Radio's Dave Nemo Show

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has announced that the Dave Nemo Show will host a semi-monthly ATRI Research program on XM Satellite Radio.

Tags: Events

May 4, 2006 - Industry News

Rand McNally Offers Harley Ride Atlas

There are road trips and then there are rides. Rand McNally and Harley-Davidson know the difference: Cars take to the interstate for a road trip and bikers hit the back roads for a ride

Tags: Highways

May 3, 2006 - Industry News

Alliance Logistics Names Carrier of the Year

Alliance Logistics, Midland, Mich., has recognized two transportation companies with a "Carrier of the Year" award and one rail transfer terminal with a "Terminal of the Year" award

May 3, 2006 - Industry News

Featherlite Reports 1Q Earnings of $1.4 Million

Featherlite Inc. the Iowa-based manufacturer and marketer of specialty aluminum trailers, transporters and motorcoaches, has reported net income of $1.4 million, or 12 cents per diluted share,

May 3, 2006 - Industry News

Cummins Implementing Supplier Code of Conduct

Cummins Inc. has begun implementation of a code of conduct for its global supply base detailing its expectations of compliance to certain business and ethical standards.

May 1, 2006 - Industry News

ATA Creates New Security Council

Reflecting the heightened importance of trucking industry security in a post 9-11 atmosphere, the American Trucking Associations this week unveiled a new Security Council.

May 1, 2006 - Industry News

IdleAire Opens 4 New Sites; Total of 50 By Late June

IdleAire has opened the first four of about 210 new locations planned by the end of first quarter 2007, has 10 more currently under construction and will open seven new locations this month.

May 1, 2006 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor’s Revenues Up for Second Quarter

Vehicle components supplier ArvinMeritor Inc. swung to a second-quarter profit on lower restructuring and relative sales costs. The company posted a quarterly profit of $45 million, or 64 cents per share

April 28, 2006 - Industry News

United Rentals Deploys Air-Weigh Scales Fleetwide

United Rentals, one of the world’s largest rental companies with more than 750 rental locations and over 1,500 Class 8 transport vehicles, has selected Air-Weigh to supply on-board scales for all new equipment purchase

April 28, 2006 - Industry News

Trucker Buddy Fun Day May 11 at Truck Show

On May 11, Trucker Buddy Fun Day gets underway, featuring benefit activities that kick off the Tennessee Truck Show at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville.

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April 28, 2006 - Industry News

Cummins Reports Net Income Up 39% for Quarter

Cummins Inc. reported strong first-quarter earnings of $135 million, or $2.70 per diluted share, powered by sales growth across most of its markets and product lines, and continued gross margin strength

April 27, 2006 - Industry News

Comdata Corp. Joins ATA

Comdata Corp. has announced it has joined the American Trucking Associations to work more closely with its industry counterparts in advancing the interests of trucking. 

April 27, 2006 - Industry News

Sterling Trucks Hosting EPA 2007 Seminars

Sterling Truck Corp., in conjunction with Freightliner LLC and Detroit Diesel, is hosting its EPA 2007 Seminar Series

April 27, 2006 - Industry News

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Falls for a Second Consecutive Month

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 3.2 percent in March, following a revised 3.6 percent drop in February. This marks the second monthly decline after increasing

April 27, 2006 - Industry News

TRALA Teams With Vets to Address Tech Shortage

Members of the Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA) visited the Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland last month to get a first-hand look at the Department of Labor’s Hire Vets First Committee’s Training Assistance Program (TAP)

April 27, 2006 - Industry News

TRIB Makes Debut Appearance at Canada’s Truck Show

The Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB) participated in Truck World 2006 last month in Canada, as both a featured presenter and an exhibitor.

April 27, 2006 - Industry News

Cartasite Nears Funding Goal for New Product

Cartasite, which provides remote monitoring solutions for fleet management, says it has completed a significant round of venture funding.

April 27, 2006 - Industry News

Caterpillar Contributes $7.5 Million to Improve Air Quality in World's Largest Cities

To help improve air quality in some of the world's largest and fastest-growing cities, Caterpillar Inc. has announced that the Caterpillar Foundation is contributing $7.5 million to support the World Resources Institute's

April 27, 2006 - Industry News

P.A.M. Transportation Net Income Up 78.5%

P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. has reported a 78.5 percent increase in net income to $5,183,360 for the quarter ended March 31, 2006 as compared to net income of $2,903,387 for the quarter ended March 31, 2005

April 26, 2006 - Industry News

Charlie Daniels Official Voice of Road Dog Trucking Radio on Sirius

Sirius Satellite Radio has named music legend Charlie Daniels to be the voice of Road Dog Trucking. In addition, Road Dog Trucking has launched its afternoon drive time show, Carl P. Mayfield & the P-Team

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April 26, 2006 - Industry News

Kenworth of Birmingham Newest East Dealer

Kenworth of Birmingham, one of the largest heavy- and mid-sized truck dealership in Alabama, has been named a full-fledged franchise dealer for East Manufacturing

April 26, 2006 - Industry News

Homeland Security Takes Steps to Secure Port Access

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Michael Chertoff announced this week that the department is taking significant steps to enhance security by checking the backgrounds of port workers.

April 25, 2006 - Industry News

C.H. Robinson Reports First Quarter Results

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. said gross profits for the first quarter increased 27.9 percent to $255.1 million from $199.4 million in 2005

April 25, 2006 - Industry News

World’s Largest Truckstop Hosts Truckers Jamboree July 13-14

The 27th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree will be held July 13-14, 2006 at Iowa 80 Truckstop, I-80 Exit 284, Walcott, Iowa.

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April 25, 2006 - Industry News

HDBMC Hosts Braking Teleconference Thursday

The Heavy Duty Brake Manufacturers Council (HDBMC) will hold a teleconference at 2 p.m. (EDT) Thursday regarding its support of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) efforts to reduce the required stopping distanc

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