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September 7, 2006 - Industry News

WTI Transport Begins Training Program at New Facility

WTI Transport recently began accepting experienced over the road drivers without flatbed knowledge. The company opened a training facility to get these drivers ready to pull flatbed.

September 7, 2006 - Industry News

eMILER.com Update Offers Online Routing, Mileage and Mapping

ALK Technologies has announced an important update to eMILER.com, its web-based routing and mapping resource. The latest version of eMILER.com includes the data of PC*MILER 20, the 20th anniversary releas

September 7, 2006 - Industry News

Heartland Express Hikes Pay for Jacksonville Drivers

Heartland Express Inc. of Iowa has announced it is raising pay for its Jacksonville, Fla., region drivers. Heartland is hiking the top pay for company drivers to $.43 per mile.

September 7, 2006 - Industry News

CFI Honors July Drivers of the Month

CFI, an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., has announced the monthly driver award recipients for July 2006

September 7, 2006 - Industry News

ConocoPhillips Introduces Triton Synthetic Transoil 50

ConocoPhillips Lubricants, the fourth largest U.S. lubricants supplier, announced the introduction of Triton Synthetic Transoil 50, which is specifically formulated to meet the new Eaton Roadranger PS-164 Rev 7 specification

Tags: Fuel and Oil

September 7, 2006 - Industry News

Schneider National Receives Performance Award

Schneider National Inc. has been honored with a Supply Chain All-Star award from ShopKo, a $2.2-billon retailer of quality goods and services. For the past five years, ShopKo has presented the award annually

September 7, 2006 - Industry News

Kreilkamp Trucking Donates Trucks to Tech School

Wisconsin-based Kreilkamp Trucking recently donated three company tractors to Waukesha County Technical College's (WCTC) Commercial Truck Driving Program. The gift is valued at $31,850.

September 7, 2006 - Industry News

Decker Truck Line Names Drivers of the Month

Decker Truck Line has announced that Michael Featherston has been selected as the August 2006 Driver/Owner-Operator of the Month for the Flatbed division. Featherston lives in Wilmer, Texas. He is based out

September 7, 2006 - Industry News

Bridgestone Firestone Buys Virginia-based Dealership

Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, LLC (BFNT) has purchased Virginia-based White Tire. The dealership sells passenger car, light truck, commercial truck,

September 7, 2006 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Hiring Ex-GIs Through Vet Alliance Program

Barr-Nunn Transportation believes that trucking and the military go hand-in-hand. With military drivers having strict regimens of traveling, discipline, timeliness, structure and professionalism, the crossover into life as a civilia

September 7, 2006 - Industry News

EPA Plans to Double Use of Biodiesel, Ethanol

Projecting annual cuts up to 3.9 billion gallons in petroleum use and 14 million tons in greenhouse gas emissions, the Bush Administration Thursday proposed a Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) Program designed to reduce the nation's dependenc

September 5, 2006 - Industry News

Bush Nominates Mary Peters as Secretary of Transportation

President Bush has announced he has selected Mary Peters, former federal highway administrator, to succeed Norman Mineta as secretary of transportation. Peters headed the Federal Highway Administration

September 5, 2006 - Industry News

Bush Nominates Mary Peters as Transportation Secretary

President Bush has announced he has selected Mary Peters, former federal highway administrator, to succeed Norman Mineta as secretary of transportation. Peters headed the Federal Highway Administration

September 5, 2006 - Industry News

Mack Submits Applications for EPA Certification of MP Engine Series

Mack Trucks Inc. has filed applications with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to certify its MP engine series to 2007 emissions standards. The company is using a combination of proven Exhaust Gas Recirculation

September 5, 2006 - Industry News

Transport America Names Top Drivers

Minnesota-based truckload carrier Transport America has announced its July 2006 Drivers of the Month. Company drivers are Gordon Hutton, with Transport America for seven months; Todd Carson, a driver instructor,

September 1, 2006 - Industry News

TIA Expands Education Program With New Online Course

The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has announced a new online course, Marketing Transportation Brokerage Services, which will begin on Oct. 9, 2006. This course, based on a book by the same nam

September 1, 2006 - Industry News

Novartis Program Helps Drivers with High Blood Pressure

Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp. has launched Blood Pressure (BP) Downshift, a free educational program tailored for professional drivers to help them achieve their blood pressure goals.

August 31, 2006 - Industry News

Heil Environmental Sells Truck Equipment Business

Heil Environmental has sold its truck equipment business – Heil Truck Equipment Group and Heil South distributorship – to Truck Bodies and Equipment International Inc. a portfolio company of Kirtland Capital Partners

August 31, 2006 - Industry News

Alvan Motor Freight Outfits Fleet with OPS-1 Oil Refiner System

Oil Purification Systems, developer and manufacturer of the OPS-1 on-board oil refiner system, has announced that Alvan Motor Freight, a Midwestern regional motor freight carrier, has signe

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 31, 2006 - Industry News

Miller Electric Demos Welding Products at SEMA

Visitors to the Miller Electric booth (No. 23713 in Tools & Equipment section) at this year’s SEMA show will have the opportunity to see the latest welding and plasma-cutting equipment and participat

Tags: Events

August 30, 2006 - Industry News

International Debuts New Air Bag Suspension System

For long-haul truck drivers, bumping and winding roads and highways can play havoc with a comfortable ride and a restful sleep when their partner is at the wheel.

August 30, 2006 - Industry News

Yokohama Tire Picks Kovel-Fuller For Ad Services

Yokohama has completed its search and evaluation of advertising partners, selecting Culver City, Calif.-based Kovel-Fuller Inc. to take assignments for advertising strategy, creative development, media planning,

August 30, 2006 - Industry News

Free CD Lets You Tour a Modern Retread Plant

The Tire Retread Information Bureau has a new Retread Plant Tour CD available to all truckers and others who would like to see how truck tires are retreaded in a modern, state-of-the-art, ISO certified retread plant

August 29, 2006 - Industry News

Carrier Upgrades GeoLogic Solutions Systems

GeoLogic Solutions, which provides multi-mode communications and tracking systems, has announced that Alabama-based Southern Cal Transport Inc. has renewed its service agreement with GeoLogic

August 29, 2006 - Industry News

NASTC Picks Willis APU as Preferred Vendor

The National Association of Small Trucking Companies (NASTC) recently selected Auxiliary Power Dynamics, manufacturers of an integrated professional-grade auxiliary power unit, as a preferred vendor

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