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December 14, 2005 - Industry News

Wheaton World Wide Moving Announces Drivers of the Year

Wheaton World Wide Moving recently honored four individuals for their selection as Drivers of the Year for 2005. Paul Seiffert, Otis Green, Ken Seibert, and Terry Marion were recognized at the carrier’s Annual Partnership Conference,

December 14, 2005 - Industry News

TMC Becomes Newest TRIB Member

The Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) has joined the Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB) and will be cooperating in mutually beneficial retread tire related projects

December 14, 2005 - Industry News

NAST Names Truck-Lite Trophy Winners

The winners of the 2005 Truck-Lite Trophy, symbolic of the National Championship of the National Association of Show Trucks (NAST), are: 1st Place – Pierre Cinq-Mars, Ontario, Canada

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December 13, 2005 - Industry News

Paschall Truck Lines Selects Expert Fuel from IDSC

Integrated Decision Support Corp. (IDSC), a leading provider of decision support software for the truckload carrier, welcomes Paschall Truck Lines as a new customer of the Expert Fuel fuel-optimization solution.

December 13, 2005 - Industry News

AAA: Gas Prices Back Above $2 Per Gallon in 49 States

After weeks of declining gas prices, Americans are again paying more at the pump with retailers charging an average of more than $2 per gallon in all but one state, AAA said Tuesday.

December 13, 2005 - Industry News

HD Dialogue ‘Early Bird’ Registration Expires Thursday

Members have until Thursday to register for Heavy Duty Dialogue 2006, and save money. Registration fees are $495 for HDMA member companies’ first registrant and $445 for each additional representative.

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December 13, 2005 - Industry News

Schneider National Implements Per Diem Pay Package

Schneider National Inc. is implement a new per diem pay package option effective Jan. 1, 2006. Under the program, Schneider will reimburse eligible company drivers based on a portion of their mileage rate, tax-free, for each night spent away from home

December 12, 2005 - Industry News

Swift Transportation Selects PrePass

Swift Transportation Co. Inc., Phoenix, Ariz., has deployed PrePassPlus to enable its vehicles to comply with state safety and credential requirements while bypassing weigh stations at highway speed

December 9, 2005 - Industry News

TCA Hosts Driver Recruiting, Retention Conference

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is hosting “Recharge and Reconnect Recruitment and Retention Conference” Jan. 11-12 at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville, Tenn.

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December 8, 2005 - Industry News

Heavy Duty Dialogue Panel Addresses Purchasing Trends

Tom Stundza, executive editor of Purchasing Magazine, will moderate a panel of industry experts discussing “Purchasing Trends and Strategies for the 21st Century.”

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December 8, 2005 - Industry News

Miller Truck Lines Chooses SiriCOMM Fleet InTouch

SiriCOMM Inc., an applications service provider and nationwide broadband wireless network operator serving the highway transportation industry, has announced that Miller Truck Lines of Stroud, Okla.,

December 7, 2005 - Industry News

Distributor, Supplier Relationship Focus of HDAW General Session

Four industry leaders will give their views on the inter-dependent relationship between distributors and suppliers during the general session at the first-ever Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW), Jan. 23-27, 2006, at The Mirage in Las Vegas.

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December 7, 2005 - Industry News

Peterbilt Hosts Parts Leadership Conference in Texas

Peterbilt National Sales Manager Barry Gray congratulates Lee Anderson, left.

More than 200 Peterbilt dealership parts managers from throughout North America convened in Dallas for the 2005 Peterbilt Parts Leadership Conference,

December 6, 2005 - Industry News

J.D. Power Ranks Caterpillar C-15 Highest in Customer Satisfaction

The Caterpillar C-15 ranks highest in customer satisfaction with vocational heavy-duty truck diesel engines, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2005 Heavy-Duty Truck Engine/Transmission Study released Tuesday.

December 6, 2005 - Industry News

Paccar Announces Extra Cash Dividend, Plus Quarterly Dividend

Paccar Inc.'s board of directors declared an extra cash dividend in the amount of $2 per share, payable on Jan. 5, 2006, to stockholders of record at the close of business on Dec. 19, 2005

December 6, 2005 - Industry News

Speaker Lineup Finalized for '06 Heavy Duty Dialogue

J.S. (Jim) McReynolds, general manager, on-highway engines, Caterpillar Power Systems North America, will launch Dialogue ’06 with a presentation on the challenges faced in the highly cyclical HD commercial vehicle business.

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December 6, 2005 - Industry News

Lubricants University Offers New Diesel Engine Lube Class

Chevron Products Co.’s Lubricants University web site has introduced a new training course called "Heavy Duty Diesel Engine Lubrication.

December 6, 2005 - Industry News

Weldcraft Moving to New Headquarters in Wisconsin

Weldcraft will transfer all manufacturing, assembly, quality control and order processing from Burbank, Calif. to a new Weldcraft headquarters in Appleton, Wis., beginning the first of the year

December 6, 2005 - Industry News

Michelin Sounds Alarm Over Counterfeit Truck Tires

Michelin, the world's largest tire maker, is urging the European Commission to take action against a flood of counterfeit truck tires, according to the Financial Times

December 6, 2005 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Offers Its Drivers An Enhanced Retirement Plan

Barr-Nunn Transportation is enhancing its 401(k) plan 100 percent by contributing two-cents per mile on all Barr-Nunn company drivers’ paid miles

December 6, 2005 - Industry News

Walsh Freightliner is Newest East Dealer

Walsh Freightliner, located in Fort Myers, Fla., is the newest authorized dealership for East Manufacturing’s aluminum frame dump trailers

December 6, 2005 - Industry News

Maverick Transportation Names Top Drivers

Maverick Transportation recently announced its third-quarter recipients of Driver of the Month honors for 2005

December 6, 2005 - Industry News

Marten Transport Honors Drivers of the Month

Marten Transport has announced its Drivers of the Month for October 2005

December 5, 2005 - Industry News

Online Seminars on Driver Hiring and Retention

Trincon Group, a national trucking industry consultation firm, will host a two-part series of web-based seminars that will address one of the leading problems: driver hiring and retention.

December 5, 2005 - Industry News

Autocar Picks Continental Tires as Standard Equipment

Continental Tire North America Inc. (CTNA) said its truck tires have been selected as the standard equipment specification on all Autocar Xpeditor trucks.

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