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December 8, 2005 - Industry News

Heavy Duty Dialogue Panel Addresses Purchasing Trends

Tom Stundza, executive editor of Purchasing Magazine, will moderate a panel of industry experts discussing “Purchasing Trends and Strategies for the 21st Century.”

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December 8, 2005 - Industry News

Miller Truck Lines Chooses SiriCOMM Fleet InTouch

SiriCOMM Inc., an applications service provider and nationwide broadband wireless network operator serving the highway transportation industry, has announced that Miller Truck Lines of Stroud, Okla.,

December 7, 2005 - Industry News

Distributor, Supplier Relationship Focus of HDAW General Session

Four industry leaders will give their views on the inter-dependent relationship between distributors and suppliers during the general session at the first-ever Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW), Jan. 23-27, 2006, at The Mirage in Las Vegas.

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December 7, 2005 - Industry News

Peterbilt Hosts Parts Leadership Conference in Texas

Peterbilt National Sales Manager Barry Gray congratulates Lee Anderson, left.

More than 200 Peterbilt dealership parts managers from throughout North America convened in Dallas for the 2005 Peterbilt Parts Leadership Conference,

December 6, 2005 - Industry News

J.D. Power Ranks Caterpillar C-15 Highest in Customer Satisfaction

The Caterpillar C-15 ranks highest in customer satisfaction with vocational heavy-duty truck diesel engines, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2005 Heavy-Duty Truck Engine/Transmission Study released Tuesday.

December 6, 2005 - Industry News

Paccar Announces Extra Cash Dividend, Plus Quarterly Dividend

Paccar Inc.'s board of directors declared an extra cash dividend in the amount of $2 per share, payable on Jan. 5, 2006, to stockholders of record at the close of business on Dec. 19, 2005

December 6, 2005 - Industry News

Speaker Lineup Finalized for '06 Heavy Duty Dialogue

J.S. (Jim) McReynolds, general manager, on-highway engines, Caterpillar Power Systems North America, will launch Dialogue ’06 with a presentation on the challenges faced in the highly cyclical HD commercial vehicle business.

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December 6, 2005 - Industry News

Lubricants University Offers New Diesel Engine Lube Class

Chevron Products Co.’s Lubricants University web site has introduced a new training course called "Heavy Duty Diesel Engine Lubrication.

December 6, 2005 - Industry News

Weldcraft Moving to New Headquarters in Wisconsin

Weldcraft will transfer all manufacturing, assembly, quality control and order processing from Burbank, Calif. to a new Weldcraft headquarters in Appleton, Wis., beginning the first of the year

December 6, 2005 - Industry News

Michelin Sounds Alarm Over Counterfeit Truck Tires

Michelin, the world's largest tire maker, is urging the European Commission to take action against a flood of counterfeit truck tires, according to the Financial Times

December 6, 2005 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Offers Its Drivers An Enhanced Retirement Plan

Barr-Nunn Transportation is enhancing its 401(k) plan 100 percent by contributing two-cents per mile on all Barr-Nunn company drivers’ paid miles

December 6, 2005 - Industry News

Walsh Freightliner is Newest East Dealer

Walsh Freightliner, located in Fort Myers, Fla., is the newest authorized dealership for East Manufacturing’s aluminum frame dump trailers

December 6, 2005 - Industry News

Maverick Transportation Names Top Drivers

Maverick Transportation recently announced its third-quarter recipients of Driver of the Month honors for 2005

December 6, 2005 - Industry News

Marten Transport Honors Drivers of the Month

Marten Transport has announced its Drivers of the Month for October 2005

December 5, 2005 - Industry News

Online Seminars on Driver Hiring and Retention

Trincon Group, a national trucking industry consultation firm, will host a two-part series of web-based seminars that will address one of the leading problems: driver hiring and retention.

December 5, 2005 - Industry News

Autocar Picks Continental Tires as Standard Equipment

Continental Tire North America Inc. (CTNA) said its truck tires have been selected as the standard equipment specification on all Autocar Xpeditor trucks.

December 5, 2005 - Industry News

Fleet Sentiment Report Shows Increased Pessimism for 2007

Responses to a fourth-quarter CK Marketing & Communication’s Fleet Sentiment inquiry indicate that an increased number of fleets are planning to avoid purchases of 2007 trucks.

December 5, 2005 - Industry News

McLeod Software Announces New SkyBitz Trailer Tracking Interface

McLeod Software has announced a new interface with SkyBitz trailer tracking software.

December 5, 2005 - Industry News

ATA Offering Hazmat Spill Support

The American Trucking Associations has implemented an agreement with Spill Center Inc., a leading hazmat support and environmental claims management company, to provide hazardous materials spill reporting and support services as an ATA member benefit.

December 5, 2005 - Industry News

CVG in Supply Agreement With International Truck

Commercial Vehicle Group said its National Seating Division will sign a-year supply agreement to continue as the standard truck and bus air suspension seat provider for International Truck and Engine Corp.

December 5, 2005 - Industry News

AMBEST Adds 15 Road Ranger Locations to Its Network

AMBEST Inc., a Nashville-based member-owned truckstop organization, has added 15 Road Ranger locations to its member network

December 2, 2005 - Industry News

Minnesota's Long Haul Trucking Honors Its Top Drivers

Long Haul Trucking Inc recently recognized its top revenue/safety award-winning drivers at the company’s 19th annual awards ceremonies held at the Long Haul headquarters in Albertville, Minn

December 1, 2005 - Industry News

Greenbriar Acquires Western Peterbilt

Greenbriar Equity Group LLC has acquired majority stakes in Western Peterbilt Inc. and Western Truck Parts and Equipment Coo. LLC, a leading operator of heavy-duty truck dealerships in the Pacific Northwest

December 1, 2005 - Industry News

'Truckers’ Ball' a Fancy Black-Tie Affair Feb. 18 in Hershey, Pa.

Radio show psychologist Sheryl Youngblood of KnightTime Inc. and Don Siekerman, safety director of the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association, have announced the first-ever Truckers’ Ball on Feb. 18, 2006,

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December 1, 2005 - Industry News

Sitton Buys MobileMax Units Equipped with New GPRS Technology

GeoLogic Solutions has announced that Missouri-based Sitton Motor Lines has purchased the company’s newest GPRS-equipped MobileMax units.

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