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June 12, 2006 - Industry News

Tech Talk With TMC Celebrates First Year on Radio

This month marks the first anniversary of "Tech Talk with TMC," produced jointly by the American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council and long-time trucking radio personality Dave Nemo.

June 12, 2006 - Industry News

TMC’s RP Manual Now Available on CD-ROM

One of the trucking industry's best resources for truck maintenance, testing and specification information is now being made available on CD-ROM by the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) of American Trucking Associations

June 12, 2006 - Industry News

TravelCenters Expands Its Buffet Offerings at 100 Sites

TravelCenters of America is serving up its new Spice of Life Buffet at nearly 100 TA locations. The improved buffet offers an expanded and enhanced selection of entrees, side dishes and soups

June 12, 2006 - Industry News

Maverick Acquiring Specialized Division of Schneider National

Schneider National Inc., the nation's largest truckload provider, has announced the impending sale of its Specialized Division to Maverick USA Inc., a leading flatbed transportation and logistics provider.

June 12, 2006 - Industry News

Andrew Firestone Launching Historic Truck Convoy This Friday

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has invited Andrew Firestone to be the official launch master, sending off the caravan that is recreating – in reverse – the historic Transcontinental Motor Train of 1919.

Tags: Events

June 12, 2006 - Industry News

Decker Takes Delivery of Its 1,000th Peterbilt

From left to right, are Dan Sobic, Peterbilt general manager and Paccar vice president; Don Decker, Decker Truck Line president and CEO; and Eric Jorgensen, JXE president and CEO.

Marking a business relationship that began a quarter of a century ago, Decker Truck Line Inc. and Peterbilt Wisconsin, celebrated the carrier taking delivery of its 1,000th Peterbilt purchased through Peterbilt Wisconsin’s Madison location

June 9, 2006 - Industry News

Iowa 80’s Truck Showroom Bigger Than a Truckstop

The World’s Largest Truckstop has widened the gap with an addition that is larger than most truckstops. The new multi-million dollar Super Truck Showroom at Iowa 80 Truckstop is now open

June 9, 2006 - Industry News

Transport America Raises O-O Pay to 92 CPM

Transport America, a Minnesota-based truckload carrier, said it is increasing owner-operator pay beginning July 1. Under the new pay plan, Owner Operators will earn 92 cents per mile on all miles – loaded and empty.

June 9, 2006 - Industry News

Volvo Picks Suppliers, Test Fleets for Idle Reduction Field Test

Volvo Trucks North America and North Carolina State University (NCSU) announced that two supplier and fleet partners have been chosen for their mobile idle reduction technology (MIRT) field operational test.

June 9, 2006 - Industry News

Ryder Honors Top Carriers of the Year

Ryder System Inc. , a global leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, has named its top carrier selections for the 2005 Ryder Carrier Quality Award

June 9, 2006 - Industry News

Petro Introduces New Iron Skillet Summer Menu

Petro Stopping Centers announced the introduction of a new summer Iron Skillet Restaurant menu, now available at all Iron Skillet Restaurants nationwide.

June 9, 2006 - Industry News

TMC Names Driver of the Quarter

TMC Transportation, a division of Annett Holdings Inc., one of the largest privately-held flatbed carriers in the nation, honored TMC Driver Chuck Spurr with the Driver of the Quarter Award for the first quarter of 2006.

June 9, 2006 - Industry News

International Ends 16-week EPA Education Campaign

International Truck and Engine Corp. has completed the final educational session of a 16-week-long drive that helped prepare more than 2,000 customers in 30 communitie

June 9, 2006 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Drivers Nominate New Driver Advisory Council

Barr-Nunn Transportation says its Driver Advisory Council is a vital part of its culture, emphasizing the importance of including drivers in the decision-making processes of the company.

June 9, 2006 - Industry News

ATA’s a Premier Sponsor of Interstate Cross-Country Convoy

The American Trucking Associations goes on the road this week as part of a cross-country convoy commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Interstate Highway System.

Tags: Events

June 9, 2006 - Industry News

EPA Regs Help Drive Class 6-8 Truck Chassis Systems, Components Aftermarket

As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations on reducing emissions from Class 6-8 trucks approach implementation in 2007, the trend of pre-buying trucks is becoming more prevalent

June 8, 2006 - Industry News

Rand McNally Integrates Lane Rate With Mileage, Routing Software

Rand McNally has launched a new commercial trucking module that integrates lane rate information and analysis with the company's IntelliRoute suite.

June 8, 2006 - Industry News

ATA Backs Benefits for Veterans Seeking Jobs

The American Trucking Associations Thursday hailed the inclusion of transportation in legislation that will ease the transition of military veterans to civilian jobs and provide a partial solution to the nation’s truck driver shortage.

June 8, 2006 - Industry News

Swift Again Named Carrier of the Year by Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. recently recognized Swift Transportation as the recipient of the company's annual "Carrier of the Year" award.

June 7, 2006 - Industry News

DENSO to Build Facility for Electronic Products at Agui Plant

DENSO Corp. said it will build a new facility on the premises of its Agui Plant located in Agui-cho, Chita-gun, Aichi prefecture, Japan.

June 7, 2006 - Industry News

IANA Publishes Intermodel Product & Supplier Directory

The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) has released its annual Intermodal Product & Supplier Directory, a free buyer’s guide containing company and product information for users of intermoda

June 7, 2006 - Industry News

TravelCenters Fuels Interstate Highway Convoy

TravelCenters of America (TA) will fuel the celebration of a significant nationwide milestone this month – the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Interstate Highway System

Tags: Events

June 7, 2006 - Industry News

Investcorp Acquires FleetPride Corp.

FleetPride Corp., one of the largest independent distributors of aftermarket heavy-duty truck and trailer parts in the United States, has announced that Investcorp, Banc of America Capital Investors, and members of the company'

June 7, 2006 - Industry News

Navistar Updates Goal to Achieve $15 Billion in Revenues by 2009

Navistar International Corp., the nation's largest combined commercial truck and mid-range diesel engine producer, this week provided an update on the company's strategies and achievements,

June 6, 2006 - Industry News

Major Traffic Delays on I-95 This Weekend

This weekend, I-95/I-495 North (Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway) traffic is scheduled to be transferred onto the new Woodrow Wilson Bridge, completing the first of two traffic switches onto the new bridge.

Tags: Highways

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