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July 28, 2005 - Industry News

Celadon Reports Record June Quarter

Celadon Group Inc., Indianapolis reported its financial and operating results for the three months and fiscal year ended June 30, 2005

July 28, 2005 - Industry News

Rush Truck Center, Nashville, Set to Open Oct. 7

Rush Enterprises has announced it will open the Rush Truck Center in Nashville, Tenn., on Oct. 7, 2005, to serve the heavy and medium duty truck markets

July 27, 2005 - Industry News

Some Private Contractors Sue Fedex Ground for Employee Status, Benefits

Dallas-based RedNova, an online news source, reported this week FedEx Ground is embroiled in a labor fight with the independent contractors who own their trucks, pay all operating costs and get no company benefits

July 26, 2005 - Industry News

Trans-Soft Partners with Datatrac for Wireless Tracking

Freight forwarding and logistics software provider Trans-Soft Inc., Scottsdale, Ariz., has linked its TS2000 Plus and TS2000Net software products with Datatrac’s eTrac networ

July 26, 2005 - Industry News

Swift Uses Deploy’s Hiring Solution

Truckload giant Swift Transportation has selected the Deploy hourly hiring solution to help manage the process of hiring new and replacement truck drivers from the thousands of applicants they receive each year

July 26, 2005 - Industry News

Three Carriers Purchase the GeoLogic MobileMax System

GeoLogic Solutions, Herdon, Va., announced that three current customers have signed agreements to upgrade their fleets with GeoLogic’s MobileMax Multi-Mode system

July 26, 2005 - Industry News

Hendrickson Announces INTRAAX Platform Slider Improvements

Hendrickson announced that INTRAAX platform sliders now accommodate a stop bar and feature additional cross member openings for enhanced plumbing and wiring options

July 26, 2005 - Industry News

Phillips Creates Real World Conditions in Testing Lab

Phillips Industries, Santa Fe Springs, Calif., has established engineering test practices for its products that ensure they hold up to real world conditions, especially as they relate to the affects of corrosion on electrical components

July 26, 2005 - Industry News

Trans-Soft Integrates Pathfinder for Air Cargo Routing

Logistics and airfreight software provider Trans-Soft Inc., Scottsdale, Ariz., announced that it has integrated its TS2000 Plus operational software with various functions of Pathfinder-XML, a Web services API (application program interface) created by Conducive Technolog

July 26, 2005 - Industry News

Study Says Natural Gas More Economical Than Diesel For Local Fleets

Heavy-duty natural gas powered vehicles (NGVs) that meet strict emissions standards are more cost-effective to own, operate and maintain over their lifetime than comparable diesel powered vehicles when the price of crude oil is more than $31 per barre

Tags: Economy

July 26, 2005 - Industry News

Maptuit’s FleetNav Supports Next Generation In-Cab Devices

Maptuit Corp., Burlington, Mass., announced support of next-generation devices targeting the trucking industry, such as Qualcomm’s OmniVision and DriverTech's Truck-PC DT 4000 devices.

July 26, 2005 - Industry News

Thermo King Announces New Instant Rebate Program

Thermo King, Minneapolis, Minn., has announced a new instant rebate program, “Cool Cash on Hot Summer Deals.

July 26, 2005 - Industry News

Haldex to Manufacture Compressors in China

Haldex, Kansas City, Mo., announced it has signed a license and manufacturing agreement with a subsidiary of ASIMCO Technologies Ltd., located in Beijing, China, to manufacture a new Haldex designed twin-cylinder compressor

July 26, 2005 - Industry News

Mack Offers Information Clinics on 2007 Engines

Mack Trucks Inc. is conducting customer clinics throughout the U.S. and Canada in conjunction with its distributor network

July 26, 2005 - Industry News

MEMA Announces Management Changes

The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Assn. (MEMA), recently announced several job responsibility changes within its management team

July 26, 2005 - Industry News

Pool of Available Drivers Shrinks Slightly in June

According to the current Driver Labor Market Indicators Report published monthly by FTR Associates, the number of people available to be hired into the trucking industry fell slightly in June

Tags: Economy

July 25, 2005 - Industry News

Paccar Recognized as Manufacturing Leader by Industry Week Magazine

Paccar Inc. has been selected by Industry Week magazine as one of the 50 best manufacturing companies in the United States

July 25, 2005 - Industry News

ABF Reports Increased Revenue, Higher Earnings

Arkansas Best Corp., Fort Smith, Ark., announced second quarter 2005 net income of $23.4 million, or $0.91 per diluted common share, compared to second quarter 2004 net income of $19.3 millio

July 23, 2005 - Industry News

New Solution Facilitates Internet Parts Ordering

For distributors and retailers in the automotive aftermarket and the heavy duty industry, the days of contacting multiple manufacturers by phone for special orders are over. A new solution, Direct-Connect, is being released this summe

July 23, 2005 - Industry News

Old Dominion Reports Higher Revenues, Earnings

LTL carrier Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., Thomasville, N.C., has announced record financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2005

July 23, 2005 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Proposes Move of Wrexham Manufacturing Base

ArvinMeritor Inc. has announced that its Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) trailer systems (axle and suspension) manufacturing location in Wrexham, North Wales, U.K., opened a 90-day redundancy consultation process with its union, AMICUS, and non-union elected staff representatives

July 23, 2005 - Industry News

Arctic Chooses IdleAire as Engine Idling Alternative

Arctic Express, Hilliard, Ohio, has signed a fleet agreement with IdleAire. The agreement gives the Ohio-based fleet a 15% discount of the retail hourly rat

July 21, 2005 - Industry News

Microsoft Applauds TMW Systems

Enterprise management software provider TMW Systems, Beachwood, Ohio, has been recognized by Microsoft for outstanding customer commitment and sales achievement and was named to the Microsoft Business Solutions President’s Club

July 21, 2005 - Industry News

CONEXPO Asia 2006 Set for May 15-18, 2006

Exhibit space sales are now open for CONEXPO Asia 2006, with details being sent to prospective exhibitors and information also available online. The show is open to companies, both regional and international, with a focus on equipmen

July 21, 2005 - Industry News

XTRA Lease Surpasses 50,000 FleetView Tracking Installations

XTRA Lease, St. Louis, Mo., announced it has installed more than 50,000 trailer tracking units on its dry van trailers in the U.S. and Canada. According to XTRA Lease, it now has the industry’s largest fleet of tracking-equipped rental trailers

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