September 13, 2005 - Industry News
The 2006 Heavy Duty Dialogue, a conference that brings together leaders from all segments of the heavy truck business, will focus on “2007 and Beyond, Managing the Business Cycle.
Bill Graves, president and CEO of the American Trucking Associations, Tuesday named Timothy P. Lynch to the new position of senior vice president, Federation Relations and Strategic Planning.
Fikes Truck Line, Hope, Ark., is lending equipment and drivers, and covering fuel costs in the delivery of food, water, personal care items, blankets, medicine kits, and more to the areas in the South
Navistar Financial Corp., a wholly owned finance subsidiary of Warrenville, Ill.-based International Truck and Engine Corp., announced a plan to assist its customers affected by Hurricane Katrina.
Mack Trucks Inc. customers affected by Hurricane Katrina can take advantage of a payment assistance program from Mack Commercial Finance to skip payments until Jan. 1, 2006
Volvo Trucks customers affected by Hurricane Katrina can take advantage of a payment assistance program from Volvo Commercial Finance to skip payments until Jan. 1, 2006
September 12, 2005 - Industry News
Work began Monday to repair the hurricane-damaged Twin Span Bridge that carries Interstate 10 traffic between New Orleans and Slidell, La., U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta said.
The destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina has made it impossible for the MGM Beau Rivage Hotel in Biloxi, Miss., to accommodate CVSA's Fall Workshop this month
Illinois-based SysOnChip has introduced the SysOn BT Smart Blue GPS receiver – a tiny, lightweight GPS navigator for auto, home or business.
Coastal Transport recently recognized two of its drivers of the Bridgeport, Ala., terminal for achieving one million accident-free miles
DaimlerChrysler Services Truck Finance has implemented the following actions for its customers in portions of Florida, Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi:
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology will reach a significant turning point by the end of 2006, according to Unisys Global Visible Commerce experts.
Affiliated Computer Services Inc., a provider of business process and information technology outsourcing solutions, has launched FreightForm EXPRESS, a new product designed to serve the needs of freight brokers, drivers and logistics companies
September 11, 2005 - Industry News
North America's leading commercial vehicle manufacturer, Freightliner LLC, said it intends to divest its American La France fire and emergency services manufacturing business unit
September 9, 2005 - Industry News
Yellow Roadway Corp. said it expects third quarter 2005 adjusted earnings per share (EPS) to be in the range of $1.40 to $1.45.
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) continues to deliver pre-sorted relief supplies from Jackson, Miss., to damaged coastal areas from a 17-door staging area/warehouse.
In response to the devastation left behind by Hurricane Katrina, Great Dane Trailers has provided the use of refrigerated trailers over an extended period of time to the American Red Cross for its
emergency response efforts.
The American Trucking Associations has called upon Congress to address the skyrocketing price of fuel as part of ongoing efforts to limit the negative effects of fuel prices on the trucking industry, and ultimately, the national economy.
September 8, 2005 - Industry News
UPS has begun working directly with the governors of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama to support the Hurricane Katrina relief effort.
MHC Kenworth - Denver was named Kenworth Customer Support Dealer of the Year for the U.S. and Canada at the recent 2005 Kenworth Parts Leadership meeting in Bellevue, Wash.
International Truck and Engine Corp. announced this week that it is preparing a new highway tractor to replace certain existing models, adding the new aerodynamic conventional will emphasize driver comfort and safety, fuel efficiency and long service life
September 7, 2005 - Industry News
Ol’ Blue, USA (United Safety Alliance Inc.) will be an exhibitor at Truck Show Latino, scheduled Oct. 13-15, 2005 at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. one of the nation's largest publicly-held transportation companies, has been named to Forbes Magazine's List of 100 Best Mid-Cap Stocks.
Heil Environmental has sold the assets of its Heil Arizona distributorship and assigned the territory covering Arizona to Arizona Refuse Sales of Phoenix, effective immediately.
The American Trucking Associations Wednesday revised the trucking industry’s projected fuel costs for 2005 in light of the energy impact caused by Hurricane Katrina and the Energy Information Administration’s newly released fuel price forecast.
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