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January 29, 2007 - Industry News

J. B. Hunt Reports Revenues Up 6% for Year

J. B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., announced fourth-quarter 2006 net earnings of $57.8 million versus 2005 fourth quarter earnings of $65.3 million.

January 29, 2007 - Industry News

Top 5 Aftermarket Product Unveiled at HDAW

Suppliers of the five best products introduced into the aftermarket in 2006 received awards from Heavy Duty Trucking magazine last week. The presentations were part of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week’s Industry Awards Program at the Mirage in Las Vegas

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January 29, 2007 - Industry News

Florida Considers Bill to Ban Retreads on Trucks in State

The Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB) has responded to a bill introduced by Florida State Senator Victor D. Crist that would prohibit the use of retreaded tires on most commercial vehicles on Florida highways

January 26, 2007 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Offering Next Generation Wireless Communication

Granger, Iowa-based Barr-Nunn Transportation has announced it is testing a new upgraded QualComm (satellite) unit called OmniVision, a real breakthrough in mobile computing.

January 26, 2007 - Industry News

AAIA OKs Medium-duty Vehicle Data at HDAW

The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) said medium-duty vehicle data will be added to the Vehicle Configuration database (VCdb) and incorporated in the electronic catalog standard – ACES

January 26, 2007 - Industry News

HDDA Leaders Term Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week a Success

Leaders of the Heavy Duty Distribution Association (HDDA), a segment of the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA), report positive feedback from attendees at last week’s Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) in Las Vegas.

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January 26, 2007 - Industry News

HDDA Leaders Term Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week a Success

Leaders of the Heavy Duty Distribution Association (HDDA), a segment of the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA), report positive feedback from attendees at last week’s Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) in Las Vegas.

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January 26, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Truck Tonnage index Rebounds in December

The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index jumped 3.9 percent in December after falling 3.6 percent in November.

January 26, 2007 - Industry News

McLeod Software Selects LaunchIt Public Relations

LaunchIt Public Relations, a full-service marketing communications agency specializing in transportation technology, has been selected by Birmingham, Ala.-based McLeod Software to suppor

January 26, 2007 - Industry News

Penray Sponsoring TMC Technician Development Program

Elk Grove Village, Ill.-based Penray, manufacturer of cooling system treatments, fuel treatments and shop chemicals, has become a "Friend of the Technician" by sponsoring the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC

January 26, 2007 - Industry News

USA Logistics Carriers Selects SkyBitz for Trailer Tracking

USA Logistics Carriers LLC, a Texas-based carrier that specializes in serving the maquila industry, has chosen the patented Global Locating System (GLS) trailer tracking technology from SkyBitz

January 26, 2007 - Industry News

Intermodal Transportation Institute Names 2 New Faculty Members

The Intermodal Transportation Institute (ITI) at the University of Denver has named two new transportation leaders to its Executive Master’s Program faculty for the 2006-2007 academic year,

January 26, 2007 - Industry News

Kenworth Offers Caterpillar C9 Engine For Vocational Trucks

Kenworth Truck Co. will offer the Caterpillar C9 engine for its W900S and T800 vocational models to help customers lower operating cost and enhance productivity by reducing weight and increasing payload.

January 26, 2007 - Industry News

Marten Transport Reports Revenues Up Nearly 13% for 2006

Wisconsin-based Marten Transport Ltd. said operating revenue for the fourth quarter of 2006 increased 5 percent to $131.7 million from $125.4 million for the same quarter of 2005.

January 25, 2007 - Industry News

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake Training Schedule Announced

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake has announced its 2007 schedule for foundation brake training schools with each course designed for both new and experienced technicians

January 25, 2007 - Industry News

4Q Revenues Up 4.4% for Covenant Transport

Covenant Transport Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn., said total revenue increased 4.4 percent, to $186.3 million for the quarter from $178.4 million in the same quarter of 2005.

January 25, 2007 - Industry News

Kenworth Adds Extended Day Cab Option For W900S Vocational Model

Kenworth Truck Co. introduced its popular Extended Day Cab option for the Kenworth W900S model at this week’s World of Concrete Show in Las Vegas

January 25, 2007 - Industry News

UPS’s Safest Driver Marks 45 Years Without an Accident

UPS driver Ronald Sowder stepped down from his tandem tractor-trailer rig one night last week at the end of his 312-mile route from West Carrollton, Ohio, to Louisville and back. When he touched the ground,

January 25, 2007 - Industry News

International Truck Joins Monaco Coach for Chassis Venture

International Truck and Engine Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to form a joint venture with Monaco Coach Corp. to manufacture rear engine diesel chassis

January 25, 2007 - Industry News

USA Truck Announces Fourth Quarter Results

USA Truck Inc., with headquarters in Van Buren, Ark., announced quarterly base revenue of $92.2 million for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2006, a decrease of 5.1 percent from $97.1 million for the same quarter of 2005.

January 25, 2007 - Industry News

Schneider National Marks 34th Consecutive Year of Growth

Schneider National Inc., Green Bay, Wis., announced it has achieved consolidated revenue growth for a 34th consecutive year, ending 2006 with $3.7 billion in revenue, up from $3.4 billion in 2005 (restated)

January 25, 2007 - Industry News

Knight Posts Record Revenue, Net Income

Knight Transportation Inc., Phoenix, Ariz., announced that for the quarter, total revenue increased 6.3 percent, to $174.9 million from $164.6 million for the same quarter of 2005.

January 25, 2007 - Industry News

Heartland Express Revenues Up 4.8% for Quarter

Iowa-based Heartland Express Inc. said its operating revenues for the quarter increased 4.8 percent to $146.8 million from $140.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2005. Net income decreased 9.2 percen

January 25, 2007 - Industry News

Delo Bike Sweepstakes Winner Takes Delivery of Custom Harley

The Delo Bike Sweepstakes culminated this week when Jeanette McConnell of Stroud, Okla., took delivery of a custom-made 1700cc Delo Bike. The state-of-the-art touring machine was built by Thunder Mountain Motorcycle

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January 24, 2007 - Industry News

Great Dane to Show Off ‘Skirts’ at 2007 TMC Exhibition

Great Dane Trailers will show off its new “skirts” at the Technology and Maintenance Council 2007 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition next month in Tampa, Fla.

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