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October 17, 2005 - Industry News

Peterbilt Model 379X Owners Join in Family Reunion

There was no shortage of chrome or passion on a recent Saturday at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds in Springfield, Mo., where 18 Model 379X owners gathered with friends and family to show off their special-edition Peterbilt trucks

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October 17, 2005 - Industry News

Truck Show Latino Has 'em Dancing in the Aisles

Visitors and exhibitors alike said they’ll return next year to Truck Show Latino, where crowds at the inaugural show last weekend visited booths, talked to truck recruiters and even danced in the aisles at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif

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October 17, 2005 - Industry News

Quality Distribution Selects SkyBitz for Global Tracking

Quality Distribution has announced it will install the SkyBitz GLS system within its fleet to improve trailer utilization, monitor trailer idle time and increase security

October 14, 2005 - Industry News

Stars & Stripes Trucks Introduce Visitors to Truck Show Latino

Truck Show Latino continues to draw enthusiastic truckers to the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif., where the first-ever event draws to a close Saturday

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October 14, 2005 - Industry News

Holland Group Fifth Wheels Now in Freightliner Group Data Books

The Holland Group, Inc. has announced that several traditional Holland fifth wheel models are now available as active options within the data books of the Freightliner Group, which includes the Freightliner, Western Star and Sterling brands

October 14, 2005 - Industry News

Circle Delivery Adopts Cheetah Freight ASP Package

When regional LTL carrier Circle Delivery saw missed pick-ups on the rise at its Chicago terminal, CEO Greg Brown knew something had to be done quickly

October 13, 2005 - Industry News

Survey Booth Proving to be a Popular Attraction at Truck Show Latino

Truck Show Latino got off to a running start Thursday at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif.

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October 13, 2005 - Industry News

Hurricanes Hinder Firestone Industrial Deliveries for Several Weeks

Firestone Industrial Products has reported that one impact of the recent hurricanes in the South is that the petroleum-chemical businesses of the region have been severely damaged, and many have not had power or raw materials for weeks.

October 13, 2005 - Industry News

ATRI Wins EPA Idling Study Grant

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has received a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to study engine idling reduction technologie

October 13, 2005 - Industry News

Landstar Revenues Up 28%, Record Net Income

Landstar System Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., reported a 28 percent increase in revenue to a record $676 million in the 2005 third quarter, up from $527 million in the 2004 third quarter.

October 12, 2005 - Industry News

GE Commercial Funds $28-million Facility for Rush

GE Commercial Finance, the business-to-business financial services unit of General Electric, announced it has agreed to fund a new $280-million inventory floor plan financing facility for Rush Enterprises Inc

October 12, 2005 - Industry News

J.D. Power Ranks Class 8 Truck Builders in Customer Satisfaction

Kenworth ranks highest in customer satisfaction for three segments: over-the-road, pickup and delivery, as well as for dealer service, while Volvo improves to rank highest for the vocational segment,

October 12, 2005 - Industry News

J.D. Power Ranks Class 8 Truck Builders in Customer Satisfaction

Kenworth ranks highest in customer satisfaction for three segments: over-the-road, pickup and delivery, as well as for dealer service, while Volvo improves to rank highest for the vocational segment,

October 12, 2005 - Industry News

Truck Show Latino Gets Under Way Today in Pomona, Calif.

Truck Show Latino, the first-ever national truck show produced specifically for Hispanic truckers opens today and runs through Saturday at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif

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October 11, 2005 - Industry News

Truck Show Latino Opens Thursday in Pomona, Calif.

The first national truck show produced specifically for Hispanic truckers opens Thursday at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif.

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October 11, 2005 - Industry News

Schneider National Shifts to Simulation-Based Training for its 15,500-Driver Fleet

Schneider National Inc. said it will dramatically transform its driver training program over the next two years, incorporating MPRI's motion-based driver training simulator to better prepare drivers for situations on the road.

October 11, 2005 - Industry News

Fikes Truck Line Chooses GeoLogic Solutions

GeoLogic Solutions, a leading provider of multi-mode mobile communications and tracking systems, said Arkansas-based Fikes Truck Line is extending its contract and purchasing additional MobileMax Multi-Mode communications and tracking system

October 11, 2005 - Industry News

SBA, GSA Offer Info on Hurricane Rebuilding Contracts

Small business owners will have increased opportunities to participate in federal prime and sub-contracting rebuilding efforts in the areas affected by hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

October 11, 2005 - Industry News

Schneider Logistics Expands Into Asia

Schneider Logistics Inc., an international lead logistics provider, has opened a new office in Shanghai, China.

October 10, 2005 - Industry News

Celadon CEO Appointed to Homeland Security Committee

Celadon Group Inc. Chairman and CEO Steve Russell has been appointed chairman of the Homeland Security Policy Committee for the American Trucking Associations.

October 10, 2005 - Industry News

ATA Seeks Expansion of Oil Drilling Along U.S. Coastline

The American Trucking Associations Monday requested that the Minerals Management Service of the U.S. Department of the Interior expand the area where companies can drill for oil and natural gas along the U.S. coastline

October 10, 2005 - Industry News

Swift Gets Highest Safety Fitness Rating

Swift Transportation Co. Inc. has announced that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has completed a review of the operations and safety management controls of Swift Transportation.

October 9, 2005 - Industry News

TMC Announces First Recipient of Diesel Truck Technician Scholarship

Kevin Neal of Troy, Ohio, is the first recipient of the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC)/WyoTech Diesel Truck Technician Scholarship.

October 9, 2005 - Industry News

InformationWeek Highlights Paccar's Technology Leadership

Innovative use of information technology earned Paccar the top position in the recent InformationWeek magazine ranking of companies in the automotive sector

October 9, 2005 - Industry News

Custom Truck Sales Celebrates 40 Years as Kenworth Dealership in Canada

Custom Truck Sales recently celebrated its 40th anniversary with major customer events at its four locations in Saskatchewan and Manitoba, Canada.

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