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July 20, 2006 - Industry News

Marten Transport Operating Income Up 17%

Marten Transport announced operating revenue for the quarter ended June 30, 2006, operating revenue increased 16.9 percent, to $131.9 million from $112.8 million for the 2005 quarter.

July 20, 2006 - Industry News

MEMA Ride and Drive Showcases Heavy Vehicle Technologies

Safety-enhancing and energy-reducing technologies were showcased at MEMA’s first-ever Ride and Drive event on July 17-18. The event was held at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C

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July 20, 2006 - Industry News

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Hosts 32,000 Visitors

The World’s Largest Truckstop has once again hosted the biggest trucking celebration of its kind. The 27th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree, held July 13-14, hosted more than 32,000 drivers and their families.

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July 20, 2006 - Industry News

Landstar System Reports Record Income, Revenue

Landstar System Inc. reported record net income for the 2006 second quarter of $29.5 million, or $.50 per diluted share, compared to net income of $22.4 million, or $.37 per diluted share, for the 2005 second quarter.

July 19, 2006 - Industry News

Swift Reports 2006 Second Quarter Results

Swift Transportation Co. Inc. reports net earnings were $45.5 million or 60 cents per share for the second quarter of 2006, compared to $29.8 million or 40 cents per share for the second quarter of 2005.

July 19, 2006 - Industry News

RUAN partners with Trane to Serve Texas Facility

RUAN recently announced a six-year partnership with Trane in which a dedicated fleet of RUAN drivers, trucks and trailers will manage the transportation needs of the Trane manufacturing facility in Tyler, Texas.

July 19, 2006 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor's Brazil Facility Celebrates 50th Anniversary

ArvinMeritor Inc.'s commercial axle manufacturing facility in a major Sao Paulo municipality celebrated its 50th anniversary of operation with a reception at the facility for all of its customers, employees

July 19, 2006 - Industry News

Alcoa Wheel Showcases Fuel Savings Solutions at Workshop

Alcoa Wheel Products showcased its fuel-savings solutions during the recent Efficient Diesel Workshop, sponsored by the Columbia Williamette Clean Cities Coalition in Portland, Ore.

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July 18, 2006 - Industry News

Schneider Hiring 300 Drivers Saturday

Schneider National Inc., the nation's largest truckload carrier, announced it will host a job fair to attract and hire 300 new professional truck drivers and corporate and maintenance associates in the Greater Edwardsville, Ill., and

July 18, 2006 - Industry News

TNT Logistics Wins Computerworld Honors

TNT Logistics North America, a leading provider of supply chain logistics services, has been recognized as a Laureate by the Computerworld Honors Program.

July 17, 2006 - Industry News

CITGO CITGARD 700 Meets 2007 Engine Requirements

CITGO Petroleum Corp.’s new CITGARD 700 Heavy Duty Engine Oil is designed to meet the upcoming API CJ-4 performance category, which offers many advantages for fleet owners with 2007, pre-2007, and off-road equipment.

July 17, 2006 - Industry News

El Paso Dealership Newest East Trailer Franchise

TLC Trucks & El Paso Great Dane has been named a franchise dealer for East Manufacturing. In business since 1999, the company serves the West Texas and Southern New Mexico market.

July 17, 2006 - Industry News

TMCA Names New Leaders for 2006-07

The Transportation Marketing & Communications Association (TMCA) recently announced its new leadership team for 2006-07. TMCA members elected the following two key groups of leaders at the association's recen

July 17, 2006 - Industry News

Eaton Reports Record Sales, Net Income, Cash Flow

Eaton Corp. has announced record quarterly sales, net income and cash flow for the second quarter of 2006. Net income per share was $1.64 for the second quarter of 2006

July 17, 2006 - Industry News

NPTC Hosts 4th Annual National Safety Conference

The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) has scheduled its fourth annual National Safety Conference for Sept. 14-15, at the Hyatt Hotel at Dulles International Airport just outside of Washington, D.C

July 17, 2006 - Industry News

2006 National Truck Driving Championships Set for Mid-August

Nearly 400 top professional truck drivers from all across the United States soon will be heading for New Orleans to compete in the 2006 National Truck Driving championships (NTDC) to be held Aug. 15 to 19 in New Orleans

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July 14, 2006 - Industry News

Kenworth Adds New 13,200-Pound Steerable Lift Axle

Kenworth Truck Co. now offers a new 13,200-pound steerable lift axle on selected Kenworth Class 8 vocational truck models for dump, mixer, heavy-haul, logging and other vocational applications

July 14, 2006 - Industry News

Bandag Says Fleets Tossing Out Useable Tire Casings

Bandag Inc., a leader in the retread industry and truck tire management, says many fleets have implemented stringent casing age limitations that result in leaving a lot of dollars on the out-of- service tire pile

July 14, 2006 - Industry News

Epes Transport Hikes Pay for Company Drivers, O-Os and Teams

Epes Transport System, a truckload carrier based in North Carolina, recently raised pay for company drivers, owner-operators and dedicated teams.

July 14, 2006 - Industry News

CalArk Installs IdleAire at Texas Terminal

CalArk International Inc. is installing IdleAire equipment in its Laredo, Texas, terminal, making CalArk the first truckload carrier to offer IdleAire at a terminal site.

July 13, 2006 - Industry News

Interstate Distributor Opens Little Rock Terminal

Interstate Distributor Co. has opened a new terminal in Little Rock, Ark., to support IDC drivers. The facility, located just off Interstate 440, features full maintenance and fuel services, laundry

July 13, 2006 - Industry News

Allpoints Driver Gets Million Mile Award

The National Safety Council has awarded its Million Mile Safety Award to Joseph Roberts, a resident of Valley Station, Ky. The award is given to professional drivers attaining at least one million miles of accident-free driving

July 13, 2006 - Industry News

J & R Schugel Chooses Maptuit for Truck Routing

Maptuit Corp. has announced that J & R Schugel Trucking will be installing FleetNav Directions, FleetNav Alert and FleetNav Fuel throughout its national fleet in support of their drivers needs.

July 13, 2006 - Industry News

Sign Up for TMCSuperTech2006 Competition

The Technology & Maintenance Council is holding a national competition to find the trucking industry's best technician. Think you know someone who's up to the challenge

July 13, 2006 - Industry News

Paschall Truck Lines Announces Top Drivers

Paschall Truck Lines has announced winners of the April Company Driver and Owner-Operator of the Month Awards. Kenneth Starks is the Company Driver of the Month and Leo Massicotte, Jr. is the Owner-Operator of the Month

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