August 4, 2005 - Industry News
Knoxville-based Pilot Travel Centers LLC will acquire the Gateway Truck Plaza in East St. Louis, Ill., on Aug. 16
August 3, 2005 - Industry News
Top executives of some of the world’s leading trucking companies will learn how to grow their businesses at the Carrier Logistics Inc. (CLI) Annual Leadership Summit.
Schneider National Inc., the nation's largest full truckload provider, is hiring 100 new professional truck drivers in the greater Gordonsville, Va., area over the next 30 days.
Kennesaw Transportation Inc. has joined the American Trucking Assns. to work more closely with its industry counterparts in advancing the interests of trucking.
August 2, 2005 - Industry News
Deploy Solutions, a Massachusetts-based software and services provider of talent management solutions for market-leading corporations, has introduced Deploy Transportation Advantage
Celadon Group Inc., Indianapolis, said revenue for the three months ending June 30 increased about 10% to $117.0 million from $106.3 million in the 2004 quarter.
Marten Transport recently announced the Drivers of the Month for June 2005. To qualify, drivers must have a minimum of 10,500 miles during the month and be accident free with 100% on-time deliveries.
The Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference, an affiliate of the American Trucking Assns., praised the passage of the highway reauthorization legislation that makes the agricultural exemption to the federal hours of service for truck drivers permanent
Star Transportation Inc. of Nashville has acquired Camp Transportation based in Jacksonville, Florida.
Wil-Trans, a growing transportation company based out of Strafford, Mo., has partnered with SelecTrucks of Springfield, Mo., and Prime Inc. Logistics to help drivers own their own trucks.
CRST Van Expedited, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been selected by readers of Logistics Management as one of the nation’s leading expedited motor carriers in its annual Quest for Quality survey.
Schneider Logistics and Kimberly-Clark Europe have announced the renewal of their long-term contract for hosted transportation management services
Forty-nine highly trained truck and bus safety inspectors from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico will gather in Tampa, Fla., Aug. 15-19 to participate in the 13th annual North American Inspectors Championship.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Findlay, Ohio, has reported a net loss of $7 million or 11 cents per share for the second quarter and a net loss of $2 million or 3 cents per share
August 1, 2005 - Industry News
PeopleNet said Verst Group Logistics, one of the nation’s premier providers of integrated transportation, has selected the PeopleNet onboard computing and mobile communications system to help boost driver productivity and efficiency
McLeod Software Corp., Birmingham, Ala., recently added a computer-based training (CBT) courses to its online customer service tools.
The fatality rate on the nation’s highways in 2004 was the lowest since record-keeping began 30 years ago, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced Monday
Yellow Roadway Corp. has announced second quarter 2005 adjusted earnings per share of $1.40 compared to last year's second quarter of $.97, a 44% increase
Mack Trucks Inc. announced Monday that it has been awarded a contract for more than 1,400 trucks by the United States Postal Service
Central Freight Line Inc., Waco, Texas, announced its financial and operating results for the quarter and six months ended July 2, 2005
Transportation legislation passed last week in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, contains an important provision that will help end discrimination against people with diabetes who seek employment as commercial drivers.
The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) has gone “live” with a new “Share the Road” web site aimed at educating motorists about the safest ways to drive alongside tractor-trailers.
Finding a qualified medical professional to perform DOT medical exams just got easier. The National Academy of DOT Medical Examiners has launched the first national online registry of NADME certified DOT medical examiners
July 29, 2005 - Industry News
The American Trucking Assns. and ATA President Bill Graves said the six-year, $286.4 billion highway spending bill approved by Congress late last week addresses a host of the trucking industry’s critical needs.
Garan Lucow Miller, in conjunction with Universal Insurance Services, will present an advanced seminar in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Sept. 8 to motor carriers and their insurance companies.
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