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May 25, 2005 - Industry News

Ansell Healthcare Goes With Central Freight Lines

Central Freight Lines announced last week that Ansell Healthcare Products LLC, a provider of healthcare-related latex protective products, has selected Central for North American LT

May 25, 2005 - Industry News

Fontaine International Wins ISO 14001 Certification

Fifth wheel provider Fontaine International has received certificates for ISO 14001 registration -- an internationally recognized Environmental Management System Standard.

May 25, 2005 - Industry News

NADME To Certify DOT Medical Examiners

Members of the medical, transportation and safety communities have joined to establish the non-profit National Academy of DOT Medical Examiners, or NADME

May 25, 2005 - Industry News

Private Fleets Worry About Fuel Costs, Lack of Drivers and Technicians

According to a new study, controlling escalating fuel costs is the top concern, for private truck fleets

May 25, 2005 - Industry News

Tenneco Announces Nearly $800 Million in New Business

Tenneco Automotive announced it has been awarded more than $400 million annualized in new contracts with major global OEM customer

May 25, 2005 - Industry News

MEMA Praises House for Anti-Counterfeiting Bill, Looks to Senate

MEMA, the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Assn., in a news release this week praised the U.S. House of Representatives for its unanimous passage of H.R. 3

May 25, 2005 - Industry News

Zumstein and Cheeseman Renew GeoLogic Contract

GeoLogic Solutions, Herndon, Va., announced that Ohio-based Zumstein Inc. and Cheeseman Trucking have renewed their contract

May 25, 2005 - Industry News

Donmoyer Selects PeopleNet

PeopleNet Communications, Chaska, Minn., announced that J.P. Donmoyer Inc., a regional dry bulk and truckload carrier based in Ono, Pa., has equipped its fleet with PeopleNet’s tracking and mobile communications system

May 25, 2005 - Industry News

Study Shows Industry Short 20,000 Drivers; Trends Point to More Severe Shortage

The American Trucking Assns. said Wednesday that the long-haul, heavy-duty truck transportation industry in the United States is experiencing a national shortage of 20,000 drivers

Tags: Economy

May 24, 2005 - Industry News

Yellow Roadway's USF Purchase Closes; Zollars Sees More LTL Mergers

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Yellow Roadway Corp. chairman and chief executive William Zollars in an interview with Marketwatch on Tuesday perdicted further LTL consolidation

May 23, 2005 - Industry News

Groendyke to Install SkyBitz Trailer Tracking

SkyBitz Inc., Dulles, Va., announced that Oklahoma-based Groendyke Transport Inc. will install more than 500 SkyBitz Mobile Terminal Units in its bulk hauling fleet

May 23, 2005 - Industry News

TMC’s Friends of the Technician Works to Attract New Technicians

The Technology & Maintenance Council announced that its new Friends of the Technician program helps fund efforts to attract new technicians to the trucking industry

May 22, 2005 - Industry News

OK, There's No Truck, No Highway, No Motorist Involved. We Thought You'd Want to Know Anyway.

This Associated Press item ran in papers around the nation Thursday

May 19, 2005 - Industry News

Bush Administration Puts Up $66 Million for Elevated Port Fourchon Access Highway

U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta announced approval of a $66 million federal loan to help Louisiana build a 17-mile elevated toll highwa

Tags: Highways

May 19, 2005 - Industry News

WebTech Fleet Customers to Test TireVigil Tire Monitoring

TireStamp Inc., Kanata, Ont., Canada, announced last week that WebTech Wireless Inc. of Burnaby, B.C., Canada will test its TireVigil Tire Monitorin

May 19, 2005 - Industry News

Aeris.net Provides Wireless Communications for Aware Vehicle Intelligence From International Truck and Engine

Aeris.net, San Jose, Calif., a provider of wireless services, last week announced it is providing connectivity, billing, and hosting services to International Truck and Engin

May 19, 2005 - Industry News

International and Altec Donate 10 Trucks to Tsunami Relief

International Truck and Engine Corp. and Altec Industries Inc. announced they are sending 10 commercial trucks to Thailand

May 19, 2005 - Industry News

ATA Takes a Stand Against Boutique Fuels, For a Diesel Fuel Standard

The American Trucking Associations has asked the U.S. Department of Energy to consider creating a single national diesel fuel standar

May 19, 2005 - Industry News

Great Dane Trailers Announces Dearborn Dealship

Great Dane Trailers, Savannah, Ga., last week announced the addition of All Points Great Dane in Dearborn, Mich., to its North American distribution network

May 19, 2005 - Industry News

Networkcar Awarded Eighth Patent

Networkcar, a Reynolds and Reynolds company, announced today that it has been awarded its eighth patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

May 19, 2005 - Industry News

North American Van Lines Sells Blanket Wrap Business

Transport Capital Partners LLC announced last week that the blanket wrap business of North American Van Lines (NAVL), owned by SIRVA Inc., was purchased by Gainey Transportation Service

May 19, 2005 - Industry News

Kentucky County Coroner Says Truckstops Should Watch for Drivers Who’ve Died in Parked Trucks

The Kentucky New Era, Hopkinsville, Ky., reported that Christian County Coronor Dorris Lamb said as many as four truckers are found dead in their vehicles at truck stops in the county each year

May 19, 2005 - Industry News

Central Freight Names Nelms VP Special Services, Steed Western Division Region Manager

Central Freight Lines Inc. announced two executive appointments this week. Phillip (Phil) A. Nelms was named vice president of special services and Bert Steed was appointed western division region manager

May 18, 2005 - Industry News

TMCSuperTech2005 Competition Set for September in Valley Forge

The Technology & Maintenance Council of the ATA announced that the trucking industry's best technicians will compete for awards and prizes at TMCSuperTech2005 - the TMC’s inaugural National Technician Skills Competition

Tags: Events

May 18, 2005 - Industry News

Even As Freight Volume Rises Drivers Remain Hard to Find

FTR Associates, Nashville, Ind., said Wednesday that driver availability continues to be a problem for many fleets

Tags: Economy

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