August 10, 2005 - Industry News
SEKO, a global provider of freight forwarding and logistics solutions, announced it is continuing to expand its operations through the opening of a new office in Boise, Idaho.
It took 11 extensions of the old law and almost two years of haggling, but Congress passed a $286.45 billion highway reauthorization bill Wednesday, increasing road and safety funding by 30% over the current program.
GeoLogic Solutions, among the transportation industry’s leading providers of multi-mode mobile communications and tracking systems, said Ohio-based Craig Transportation is upgrading its fleet with the MobileMax Multi-Mode solution.
California-based Phillips Industries is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the coiled electrical cable, standard equipment on the majority of Class 8 truck models manufactured in the U.S
August 9, 2005 - Industry News
California-based Iteris Inc. said a bill has been introduced in Congress that provides financial incentives to buyers of commercial trucks and passenger cars who purchase safety-oriented advanced technology devices such as Iteris' Lane Departure Warning (LDW) systems.
Koch Trucking received the award for most improved safety record for 2004-2005 during last month’s Safety Award Luncheon at the Minnesota Trucking Assn.’s Annual Conference held in Alexandria, Minn
During a recent fleet technology event, Pressure Systems International presented Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. with its Customer Excellence Award for 2004.
August 8, 2005 - Industry News
Chevron's Delo product family of lubricants and coolants sponsors the Midnight Trucking Radio Network's Million Mile Club, which saw eight new members initiated into the program in July
Trans-Soft Inc., a major software development company for the freight forwarding and logistics industry, said its clients who are also customers of Freight Force Inc.,
Freightliner Trucks unveiled the company's redesigned and updated web site this week.
The new www.freightlinertrucks.com offers improved navigation, updated graphics, interior and exterior product photography,
Qualcomm has revealed more about its new mobile communications system being tested in truckload fleets this summer. The new product called OmniVision provides near-universal coverage using Ku-Band satellit
Chevron Delo, sponsor of the Midnight Trucking Radio Network's Million-Mile Club, announced eight new members in July 2005. Midnight Trucking Radio Network's Million-Mile Club, now in its 13th year, honors truck drivers with one million miles of accident-free driving
The American Trucking Assns. and its affiliate, the Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference, said that the Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) can increase domestic and international economic opportunitie
The American Trucking Assns. on Monday said the just-passed energy bill will ease the industry’s financial burden of buying and modernizing equipment to reduce emissions
August 6, 2005 - Industry News
United Parcel Service on Saturday completed the acquisition of Overnite Corp. for $43.25 per share, or approximately $1.25 billio
August 5, 2005 - Industry News
Paschall Truck Lines’ new training and orientation center in El Paso, Texas, saw its first class of drivers graduate in July. Two classes lasting two and a half days each will be held each week at this new center.
Freightliner Trucks, in conjunction with DaimlerChrysler Services Truck Finance, has announced the availability of model-year 2006 Columbia trucks with a 30-day delivery time through a program called Ready to Roll
Noregon Systems is now offering the JPRO Fleet Diagnostics Kit for Palm OS Platform PDAs
McLeod Software has announced that Barry Pottle, the first vice chairman and incoming 2006 chairman of the Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA), will serve as the keynote speaker at its 15th annual Users’ Conference, Sept. 21-24, 2005
August 4, 2005 - Industry News
Rush Enterprises Inc., which operates the largest network of Peterbilt heavy-duty truck dealerships in North America and a John Deere construction equipment dealership in Houston, Texas, said it has acquired certain assets of Fountain Motor Co
Utah-based C.R. England Inc., one of the oldest and largest family-owned trucking companies in the United States, has announced its 1,000th independent lease contractor
P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc., Tontitown, Ark., has reported net income of $3,679,592 or diluted and basic earnings per share of $.33 for the quarter ended June 30, 2005,
ANC Express, the United Kingdom’s largest independent express carrier, has won International Freighting Weekly’s 2005 Information Technology Award for FOCUS, its track and trace computer system developed by Carrier Logistics Inc. (CLI), Tarrytown, N. Y
There are just days to go before 363 top professional truck drivers from across the U.S. arrive in Tampa, Fla., for the 2005 National Truck Driving Championships, the “Super Bowl of Safety” sponsored by the American Trucking Assns
Global Access Marketing has introduced a refurbished web site where firms in the transportation industry can receive assistance in obtaining a government contract number, the essential first step toward becoming a vendor for government projects
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