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August 19, 2005 - Industry News

Volvo Trucks Adds Baltimore Parts Distribution Center

Volvo Trucks North America Inc., continued to expand its customer and dealer support with the addition of a new parts distribution center in Baltimore on Aug. 1.

August 19, 2005 - Industry News

Ol’ Blue USA’s “Ask The Law” Radio Marathon Program Begins Tuesday

Ol’ Blue USA, along with officials from law enforcement, will get a lot of radio time this week from the studios of ABC Radio.

Tags: Events

August 19, 2005 - Industry News

Front Drive Axle Available for Freightliner’s M2 106 and 106V Models

Freightliner Trucks has announced that factory-installed Meritor front drive axles – which allow for an All Wheel Drive (AWD) option – are now available for immediate delivery on Business Class M2 106 and 106V truck models.

August 19, 2005 - Industry News

California Diesel Prices 60 Cents Higher Than Elsewhere

Diesel fuel prices have hit an all-time high in California, topping San Francisco off at $3.15 per gallon.

August 17, 2005 - Industry News

Freightliner Donates Fire Truck to Oregon Community

Freightliner LLC recently donated a brand new, bright red, $240,000 fire truck to the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training Academy

August 16, 2005 - Industry News

Safeway Expands Fleet With Supreme Corp. Delivery Trucks

When the Safeway grocery chain decided to launch an online business in 2001, the company turned to Supreme Corp. to build its delivery trucks, which would bring grocery orders directly to the online customers.

August 16, 2005 - Industry News

Association of Diesel Specialists Names New Board

The Association of Diesel Specialists (ADS) named its new board during the group’s recent International Convention & Tradeshow in Las Vegas. All will serve until 2007

August 16, 2005 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn’s Top Drivers Get A Taste Of Life In The Fast Lane.

ABF's Brock Stewart

Barr-Nunn Transportation Inc. has named Bob Smith, Brock Stewart and Rick Allen as Drivers of the Month.

August 16, 2005 - Industry News

Iowa Hikes Speed Limits and Enforcement on Rural Interstates

Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack has signed legislation increasing the speed limit on rural interstates from 65 to 70 mph.

August 16, 2005 - Industry News

Toll Hike Oct. 1 on I-95 in Delaware

The Delaware Department of Transportation recently announced toll increases for all vehicles at its I-95 toll plaza, just north of the Maryland-Delaware line.

Tags: Highways

August 16, 2005 - Industry News

Con-Way Recognized For Technology Advances

For the third time in four years Con-Way Transportation Services is a recipient of a CIO 100 award from CIO magazine.

August 16, 2005 - Industry News

Penske Truck Leasing Introduces Fleet InSite System

Penske Truck Leasing Co., Reading, Pa., has introduced the Fleet InSite system, an easy-to-use, low-cost vehicle-tracking system that enables customers to locate their trucks quickly via the Fleet InSite web site.

August 16, 2005 - Industry News

Petro Stopping Centers Revenues Up 38.7%

Petro Stopping Centers said its operating results for the second quarter ended June 30 show net revenue of $438.1 million was $122.3 million, or 38.7%, higher than the same period in 2004,

August 15, 2005 - Industry News

Dart Transit Honors Safe Contractor

Steve Schoonover of Red Oak, Texas, has received Dart Transit’s Hall of Fame Award for seven accident-free years with the company

August 15, 2005 - Industry News

Yellow Roadway Technologies Wins CIO 100 Award

Yellow Roadway Technologies, a subsidiary of Yellow Roadway Corp., has been named a recipient of the 2005 CIO 100 award

August 15, 2005 - Industry News

Mack Distributor Group Opens 2 New Facilities

The Kriete Group of Milwaukee, a Mack Trucks Inc. authorized distributor organization, recently opened two new state-of-the-art facilities near Green Bay and Racine, Wis.

August 15, 2005 - Industry News

University of the Aftermarket to Present Pre-Aftermarket Seminar

The University of the Aftermarket, in cooperation with the Aftermarket Financial Symposium, will present a pre-aftermarket seminar entitled “Using Balanced Scorecards to Fuel Business Strategy and Deliver Results.

Tags: Events

August 12, 2005 - Industry News

ABF Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

ABF Freight System, Fort Smith, Ark., is celebrating the 10th Annual National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Aug. 21-27, with a systemwide campaign called "Appreciate Your Trucker – ABF Does."

August 12, 2005 - Industry News

Winn’s Hauling Implements Cheetah Software

Winn’s Hauling Inc., a Richmond, Va.-based company that specializes in the delivery of furniture and appliances, has implemented the Cheetah Delivery System by Cheetah Software Systems Inc. of Westlake Village, Calif

August 12, 2005 - Industry News

SiriCOMM Increases Nationwide Wi-Fi Capacity

SiriCOMM Inc., a nationwide broadband wireless software and network company serving the commercial transportation industry and government market, said it has completed the installation of wireless equipmen

August 12, 2005 - Industry News

C&C Trucking Selects Eaton VORAD Collision Warning Systems

Eaton Corp. has announced that C&C Trucking Inc., of Duncan, S.C., has specified the Eaton VORAD EVT-300 collision warning system on its recent purchase of 75 International 9400 tractors to be delivered in 2005 and 2006

August 12, 2005 - Industry News

Utility Trailers Opens Massachusetts Location

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co., the California-based manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds, refrigerated vans, and Tautliner curtainsided trailers – has announced the facility expansion of its Seabrook, N.H., dealership; Utility Trailers of New England Inc.

August 12, 2005 - Industry News

GCR Tire Centers Celebrates 60th Anniversary

GCR Tire Centers, a Texas-based commercial tire supplier that provides tires and tire services to truckers, farmers, construction firms, mining companies and the forestry industry, is celebrating its own long haul – the company’s 60th anniversary.

August 11, 2005 - Industry News

PierPASS Exceeds Expectations in OffPeak's First Two Weeks

PierPASS Inc. announced heavy usage during the first two weeks of the OffPeak program, which established night and Saturday shifts at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to relieve congestion in and around the two Southern California ports.

August 11, 2005 - Industry News

XATA Reports 192% Growth in XATANET Subscriptions

XATA Corp., the Minneapolis-based developer of onboard fleet management systems for private fleet transportation has announced that its XATANET subscriber base grew 192% through the third quarter of fiscal 2005.

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