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October 18, 2005 - Industry News

HOS Regulations Updated on MANCOMM DVD

To help businesses nationwide meet the challenge of training drivers on the new changes to the FMCSA’s new Hours of Service regulations, MANCOMM has revised and expanded its DVD, “Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator Instruction Series: Hours of Service.”

October 18, 2005 - Industry News

McLeod Software Names Pacific Northwest Regional Sales Manager

McLeod Software Inc. recently appointed Tom Madison as regional sales manager, Pacific Northwest territory.

October 18, 2005 - Industry News

Con-Way LTL Companies, Drivers Honored for Safe Operations

All three Con-Way Transportation less-than-truckload operating companies – Con-Way Western Express (CWX), Con- Way Central Express (CCX), Con-Way Southern Express – and five driver sales representative

October 18, 2005 - Industry News

ATRI Research Offers Ways to Predict, Correct Truck Driver Behavior

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry's not-for-profit research organization, has presented its "crash predictor" study that evaluates and links past driver traffic violations and convictions with their likelihood of being involved in a crash,

October 18, 2005 - Industry News

NAVTEQ Releases New Truck Route Data

NAVTEQ, a Chicago-based provider of digital maps for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, has released a new data set, specifically tailored for the trucking industry

October 18, 2005 - Industry News

J. Rayl Transport Installing SkyBitz System

SkyBitz, a leading satellite-based trailer tracking and information management service, announced that J. Rayl Transport Inc. will install its Global Locating System (GLS) Platform throughout its dry van fleet.

October 18, 2005 - Industry News

Volvo Announces Engine Family to Meet ’07 Standards

Volvo Trucks North America Inc. said it will offer a complete family of Volvo diesel engines to meet the new emissions standards that take effect in 2007.

October 17, 2005 - Industry News

TNT Logistics Raises $275,000 for World Food Program

TNT Logistics North America has raised $275,000 in the U.S., Canada and Mexico during the first nine months of 2005 for the United Nation’s World Food Program (WFP).

October 17, 2005 - Industry News

Truck Show Latino Has 'em Dancing in the Aisles

Visitors and exhibitors alike said they’ll return next year to Truck Show Latino, where crowds at the inaugural show last weekend visited booths, talked to truck recruiters and even danced in the aisles at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif

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October 17, 2005 - Industry News

TransCore Introduces Improved Technology

Following a multimillion dollar research and development effort, TransCore introduces a smaller, faster, more power efficient and compelling value proposition for satellite-based asset tracking technology to expand opportunities within the trucking market.

October 17, 2005 - Industry News

J. B. Hunt Reports 3Q Revenues and Earnings

J. B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., Lowell, Ark., announced third quarter net earnings of $39.8 million, or diluted earnings per share of 25 cents, compared with 2004 third quarter earnings of $47.9 million, or 29 cents per diluted share.

October 17, 2005 - Industry News

Nashville Dinner and Concert "Thank You" for Truckers is Nov. 5

The Christian Country Music Association is hosting a “thank you” dinner and concert for the trucking industry at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 in Nashville, Tenn

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October 17, 2005 - Industry News

Peterbilt Model 379X Owners Join in Family Reunion

There was no shortage of chrome or passion on a recent Saturday at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds in Springfield, Mo., where 18 Model 379X owners gathered with friends and family to show off their special-edition Peterbilt trucks

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October 17, 2005 - Industry News

Truck Show Latino Has 'em Dancing in the Aisles

Visitors and exhibitors alike said they’ll return next year to Truck Show Latino, where crowds at the inaugural show last weekend visited booths, talked to truck recruiters and even danced in the aisles at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif

Tags: Events

October 17, 2005 - Industry News

Quality Distribution Selects SkyBitz for Global Tracking

Quality Distribution has announced it will install the SkyBitz GLS system within its fleet to improve trailer utilization, monitor trailer idle time and increase security

October 14, 2005 - Industry News

Stars & Stripes Trucks Introduce Visitors to Truck Show Latino

Truck Show Latino continues to draw enthusiastic truckers to the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif., where the first-ever event draws to a close Saturday

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October 14, 2005 - Industry News

Holland Group Fifth Wheels Now in Freightliner Group Data Books

The Holland Group, Inc. has announced that several traditional Holland fifth wheel models are now available as active options within the data books of the Freightliner Group, which includes the Freightliner, Western Star and Sterling brands

October 14, 2005 - Industry News

Circle Delivery Adopts Cheetah Freight ASP Package

When regional LTL carrier Circle Delivery saw missed pick-ups on the rise at its Chicago terminal, CEO Greg Brown knew something had to be done quickly

October 13, 2005 - Industry News

Survey Booth Proving to be a Popular Attraction at Truck Show Latino

Truck Show Latino got off to a running start Thursday at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif.

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October 13, 2005 - Industry News

Hurricanes Hinder Firestone Industrial Deliveries for Several Weeks

Firestone Industrial Products has reported that one impact of the recent hurricanes in the South is that the petroleum-chemical businesses of the region have been severely damaged, and many have not had power or raw materials for weeks.

October 13, 2005 - Industry News

ATRI Wins EPA Idling Study Grant

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has received a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to study engine idling reduction technologie

October 13, 2005 - Industry News

Landstar Revenues Up 28%, Record Net Income

Landstar System Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., reported a 28 percent increase in revenue to a record $676 million in the 2005 third quarter, up from $527 million in the 2004 third quarter.

October 12, 2005 - Industry News

GE Commercial Funds $28-million Facility for Rush

GE Commercial Finance, the business-to-business financial services unit of General Electric, announced it has agreed to fund a new $280-million inventory floor plan financing facility for Rush Enterprises Inc

October 12, 2005 - Industry News

J.D. Power Ranks Class 8 Truck Builders in Customer Satisfaction

Kenworth ranks highest in customer satisfaction for three segments: over-the-road, pickup and delivery, as well as for dealer service, while Volvo improves to rank highest for the vocational segment,

October 12, 2005 - Industry News

J.D. Power Ranks Class 8 Truck Builders in Customer Satisfaction

Kenworth ranks highest in customer satisfaction for three segments: over-the-road, pickup and delivery, as well as for dealer service, while Volvo improves to rank highest for the vocational segment,

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