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January 16, 2006 - Industry News

Exhibit Space Sold Out for Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week

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

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January 16, 2006 - Industry News

Ryan Displays Freightliner Race Truck in Vegas

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

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January 16, 2006 - Industry News

Newly Awakened Truckers More Groggy Than Sleep Deprived?

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 Honors Its Top Driver of the Month

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.

January 13, 2006 - Industry News

Tyson Food Logistics Offers $1,500 Sign-on Bonus

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

January 13, 2006 - Industry News

Millis Transfer Develops New Trainer Pay Package

Renewing its commitment to providing the industry’s premier training program, Millis Transfer has unveiled a new trainer pay package.

January 13, 2006 - Industry News

Watkins and Shepard Announces a New O/O 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

January 13, 2006 - Industry News

GeoLogic Solutions Signs Up 15 New Customers

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.

January 13, 2006 - Industry News

ATRI Seeks Teams to Evaluate Idle-reduction Systems

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

January 13, 2006 - Industry News

Jacobs Supplies Jake Brakes to DaimlerChrysler

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

CVSN Readies for First Executive Conference

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) has announced its inaugural set of officers and board of directors

January 12, 2006 - Industry News

Melton Announces 2-cent-per-mile Driver Pay Hike

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

January 12, 2006 - Industry News

Trucking Ranks 18th on List of Top Jobs for 2006

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

ITC Judge Rules in FreedomLine Case

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

January 11, 2006 - Industry News

“ProStar” is International’s Newest Class 8 Tractor

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

Engine Control Systems Business Acquired by CapitalWorks

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

January 10, 2006 - Industry News

TMW Conference Moves to Chicago Oct. 22-25

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.

January 10, 2006 - Industry News

Roehl’s Flatbed Fleet Voted Tops for Service

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.

January 10, 2006 - Industry News

Conley Succeeds Harvison as NTTC President

John Conley, left, succeeds Cliff Harvison as president of the NTTC.

John Conley has been named president of the National Tank Truck Carriers following the retirement late last year of Cliff Harvison

January 10, 2006 - Industry News

Hill Brothers Names 100,000-Mile Drivers

Hill Brothers Transportation recently recognized a number of its drivers who have achieved 100,000 safe miles while working at the Nebraska firm

January 10, 2006 - Industry News

Prime Inc. Cites $862,426 Lease Payout

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.

January 10, 2006 - Industry News

ValuePoint Network Selected for SiriComm Wi-Fi Hot Spots

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

January 10, 2006 - Industry News

National Truck Driving Championships A “Go” in New Orleans

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

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January 9, 2006 - Industry News

Goodyear to Supply YRC Regional Transportation Trucks

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,

January 9, 2006 - Industry News

Kenworth’s 2005 Heavy, Medium Duty Awards Tally Grows To Five

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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