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March 10, 2005 - Industry News

Sterling Truck Adds Six Dealers

Sterling Truck Corp. announced it recently added six locations to its dealer network, bringing its total number of sales, parts, and service locations in North America to more than 350

March 10, 2005 - Industry News

Meritor Tire Inflation System by PSI Reports Record 2004 Sales

Pressure Systems International, Inc. (PSI), manufacturer of the Meritor Tire Inflation System by PSI, reported that fiscal year 2004 sales of its premier tire inflation system for the heavy-duty trucking industry broke all previous record

March 10, 2005 - Industry News

Freightliner Trucks Announces Leland James Sales Achievement Awards

Freightliner Trucks has announced the recipients of its 2004 Leland James Sales Achievement Awards

March 10, 2005 - Industry News

Driver Shortfall Continues, But May Ease By Year’s End

FTR Associates, Nashville, Ind., said in press release Thursday that strong demands for competing labor continue to put pressure on the Driver Labor Index

Tags: Economy

March 10, 2005 - Industry News

Boozman’s So-Called Wal-Mart Amendment Off the Table

Rep. John Boozman, R-Ark, on Wednesday withdrew a proposal that would have allowed drivers to take up to two hours off during a 14-hour shif

March 10, 2005 - Industry News

TRIB and TIA Seek Fleets With Successful Tire and Retread Programs

The Tire Retread Information Bureau and the Tire Industry Assn. are offering a seminar entitled "Fleet Experiences with Outside Tire Service and Retreads

Tags: Events

March 10, 2005 - Industry News

TRIB and TIA Seek Fleets With Successful Tire and Retread Programs

The Tire Retread Information Bureau and the Tire Industry Assn. are offering a seminar entitled "Fleet Experiences with Outside Tire Service and Retreads

Tags: Events

March 10, 2005 - Industry News

TRIB and TIA Seek Fleets With Successful Tire and Retread Programs

The Tire Retread Information Bureau and the Tire Industry Assn. are offering a seminar entitled "Fleet Experiences with Outside Tire Service and Retreads

Tags: Events

March 10, 2005 - Industry News

TRIB and TIA Seek Fleets With Successful Tire and Retread Programs

The Tire Retread Information Bureau and the Tire Industry Assn. are offering a seminar entitled "Fleet Experiences with Outside Tire Service and Retreads

Tags: Events

March 10, 2005 - Industry News

Trucking Mobilecom Pioneer Jacobs Will Retire as Qualcomm CEO, to Be Replaced by Son

Irwin Jacobs

Qualcomm Inc. has named Paul E. Jacobs as chief executive officer. Jacobs is the son of company co-founder Irwin Mark Jacobs

March 8, 2005 - Industry News

PeopleNet Debuts Detention and Driver Monitoring

Onboard Event Recorder

At the Truckload Carriers Assn. convention in Las Vegas, PeopleNet Inc. this week announced two new features for its g3 mobile communications and fleet management syste

March 8, 2005 - Industry News

XTRA Lease Ups Technology Ante Adding Digital Documentation to Trailer Tracking

At the Truckload Carriers Assn. convention in Las Vegas this week, XTRA Lease, St. Louis, Mo., announced the widespread availability of XTRA Xpres

March 8, 2005 - Industry News

Graves Writes Congress on Toll Proposals

In a letter to all members of the House of Representatives, ATA President & CEO Bill Graves called for support for the Kennedy–Smith Amendment on tolls

March 8, 2005 - Industry News

South African Truck Drivers End Violent Strike

A violent truckers strike in South Africa ended Tuesday with a settlement between the Road Freight Employers' Association and the five unions

March 8, 2005 - Industry News

Carrier411 Launches Online Carrier Monitoring Service

Carrier411 Services Inc., Atlanta, Ga., has introduced its web-based carrier monitoring service

March 8, 2005 - Industry News

Melton Kicks Up Driver Pay, Rolls Out New Trucks

Melton Truck Lines Inc., Tulsa, Okla., has announced an increase in driver compensation beginning on May 1, 2005

March 7, 2005 - Industry News

PeopleNet Reports Robust Growth, New Accounts

PeopleNet, Chaska, Minn., on Monday reported significant sales growth in 2004 with orders up 75 percent from the previous year

March 7, 2005 - Industry News

Ryder Buys 4 Gs

Ryder System, Miami, Fla., has purchased 4 G's Truck Renting Co., a privately owned truck leasing and rental company in Brooklyn, N.Y., but won’t reveal how many G’s it paid

March 7, 2005 - Industry News

Epes Transport Announces New Pay Package

Epes Transport System, Greensboro, N.C., has announced a new pay package for 2005. Owner Operator compensation moves from 84 cents per mile to 86 cents per mil

March 7, 2005 - Industry News

Boozman Amendment Opponents to Speak Out In D.C. Today

Opponents of the Boozman Amendment will hold a press conference in Washington, D.C., today according to a press release from the Teamster Union

March 7, 2005 - Industry News

Study: Truck Powertrains to Improve While Meeting Environmental Demands Over Next 15 Years

TIAX, a collaborative product and technology development firm, and Global Insight, a forecasting firm, Monday released a study predicting vast changes in the powertrain

March 7, 2005 - Industry News

Great Dane Trailers, Hyundai Translead to Begin Factory Installs of GE VeriWise Trailer Tracking

At the Truckload Carriers Assn. conference in Las Vegas Monday, GE’s Trailer Fleet Services announced agreements with both Great Dane Trailers and Hyundai Translea

March 7, 2005 - Industry News

Weather Again Delays I-95 Roadwork and Detour

The Virginia Department of Transportation has postponed announced wok on I-95 south just north of Fredericksburg

Tags: Highways

March 7, 2005 - Industry News

Qualcomm Drops OmniExpress Price; Predicts Drop in Monthly Charges as Well

At the Truckload Carriers Association convention in Las Vegas today, Qualcomm Inc. announced it has reduced the price of its OmniExpress mobile communications solution to $990 per uni

March 6, 2005 - Industry News

TCA Gathers in Las Vegas, Elects Berry Chairman

The 67th Annual Convention of the Truckload Carriers Association kicked off over the weekend in Las Vegas, a bustling city that barely existed 40 years ago

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