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July 20, 2005 - Industry News

Falcon Transport Selects TMWSuite

TMW Systems Inc., Beachwood, Ohio, announced that Falcon Transport Co. has chosen TMWSuite from TMW Systems as the enterprise management software for its automotive, flatbed and general commodities truckload divisions

July 20, 2005 - Industry News

Program Subsidizes Cleaner Trucks for L.A. Truckers

TIAX, Cambridge, Mass., announced it has been awarded a contract from the Gateway Cities Clean Air Program to continue replacement of heavy-duty trucks in the Los Angeles area with newer, lower-emission vehicle

July 20, 2005 - Industry News

FedEx Freight Advance Notice to Enhance Shipment Visibility

FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., announced the upcoming launch of FedEx Freight Advance Notice, a new service feature that will provide customers with greater visibility and contro

July 20, 2005 - Industry News

Castrol & John Force Go on Tour, “Big Honkin’ Truck Makeover” Keeps on Honkin’

Castrol Tection Extra and 13-time NHRA POWERade champion John Force are teaming up on a tour to educate and entertain the trucking backbone of America – owner/operators

Tags: Events

July 20, 2005 - Industry News

ATA and AFTC Give Thumbs Up to CAFTA

The American Trucking Assns., Alexandria, Va., and ATA affiliate, the Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference, announced support of the Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), citing its potential to increase economic opportunities for the U.S. and for ATA member motor carriers

July 20, 2005 - Industry News

Always Express Selects Software From Trans-Soft

Trans-Soft Inc., Scottsdale, Ariz., a software provider to the freight-forwarding and logistics industry, announced that Always Express has implemented both its TS2000 Plus and TS2000Net software product

July 20, 2005 - Industry News

Call Capture Boosts Cellphone Signals

Richardson Electronics, LaFox, Ill., has introduced Call Capture, a line of cellular phone signal enhancers. According to the company, Call Capture dramatically improves the signal strength and area coverage of cellular phones

July 20, 2005 - Industry News

Newport Flyer Outlines HDAW Buyers Guide Opportunities

Newport Communications has issued an informative flyer on the Buyers Guide scheduled to coincide with Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, Jan. 23-27, 2006

Tags: Events

July 20, 2005 - Industry News

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Breaks Records; 2006 Event Dates Set

Walcott competition 2005.

The 26th annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree, held July 14-15, featured 175 exhibits; a Super Truck Beauty Contest with 70 trucks competing, many trucks new to this competitio

Tags: Events

July 19, 2005 - Industry News

Power Heavy Duty to Participate in Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week

Power Heavy Duty Marketing Group announced that it will join the growing group of leading heavy duty industry aftermarket groups sponsoring the first-ever Heavy Duty Aftermarket Wee

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July 19, 2005 - Industry News

FedEx Freight Grows LTL Network With Terminal Expansions

FedEx Freight, the LTL member of the FedEx family, announced the opening of five new service centers as part of its expansion throughout the United States

July 18, 2005 - Industry News

Swift Quarterly Revenues Rise, Profits Ebb

Truckload carrier Swift Transportation Co. Inc., Phoenix, Ariz., reported revenues for the second quarter of 2005 increased 15.5% to $798.3 million compared with $691.0 million for the corresponding quarter of 2004

July 18, 2005 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Quarterly Revenue Rise Led by Intermodal

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. said second-quarter earnings rose 20%, but the truckload carrier missed estimates because of soft demand, according to the Reuters news agency

July 18, 2005 - Industry News

JDC to Show Driver Appreciation in August

JDC Logistics, Franklin, Wis., will hold a series of events during the first week of August to honor and celebrate its drivers

July 17, 2005 - Industry News

North America’s Longest Cable Suspension Bridge Opens in South Carolina

The Associated Press reported that hundreds of people filled an eight-lane highway in place of cars and trucks Saturday to dedicate the longest cable-stayed span in North America -- the $632 million Ravenel Bridg

Tags: Highways

July 17, 2005 - Industry News

Commercial Vehicle Group Teams With Volvo for Truck Seating

Commercial Vehicle Group Inc., New Albany, Ohio, recently announced a partnership with Volvo 3P, the business unit within Volvo AB responsible for development and purchasing for Mack Trucks Inc., Renault V.I and Volvo Truck Corp

July 17, 2005 - Industry News

UPS Expands Early Morning Delivery ZIPs

UPS now provides U.S. premium early morning delivery territory with more than 7,200 new ZIP codes. The move extends the company’s early morning delivery with service to some 19,200 U.S. ZIP

July 17, 2005 - Industry News

Tri-State Selects SkyBitz

SkyBitz, Dulles, Va., announced it has signed Tri-State Motor Transit Co., Joplin, Mo., carrier to its client roster. Tri-State Motor Transit selected SkyBitz to provide trailer tracking and management for 1,400 Tri-State trailers

July 17, 2005 - Industry News

Red Dot Adds Eight Distributors

Red Dot Corp., Seattle, Wash., has added eight locations to its network of independent warehouse distributors.

July 17, 2005 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Makes TSE Brakes Standard For Air Brake Actuators

ArvinMeritor has informed its OEM trailer product customers that it has selected TSE brake chambers as the production standard for all its North American trailer brake axle products requiring air brake actuators

July 17, 2005 - Industry News

Terion’s FleetView Receives HERO Certification

Terion Inc., Plano, Texas, announced that the Naval Ordnance Safety and Security Activity has certified Terion’s FleetView 2 and FleetView 3 trailer tracking and management systems for use in van type trailers carrying Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation to Ordnanc

July 17, 2005 - Industry News

TRIB Offers October Retreading Workshops in Vermont

The Tire Retread Information Bureau/TRIB will be conducting two tire retreading, maintenance and repair workshops for the Vermont Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) during October 2005

July 17, 2005 - Industry News

Truck Driver Champion Contest Set for August

Nearly 400 top professional truck drivers from all across the U.S. will soon be heading for Tampa, Florida and the 2005 National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC), to be held Aug. 16-20 in the Tampa Convention Center

Tags: Events

July 17, 2005 - Industry News

Wisconsin Kenworth Opens Facility in Mosinee

Wisconsin Kenworth has opened a new full-service facility in Mosinee, Wis. Kenworth in Mosinee is located on seven acres and features an 18,600-square-foot facility

July 17, 2005 - Industry News

Osborn Named Director of INFO 5 for Karmak

Jerry Osborn

Karmak Inc., Carlinville, Ill., announce that Jerry Osborn has been named director of INFO 5 Operations; he will oversee Karmak’s office in Springfield, Mo. Osborn will also be directly responsible for all aspects of the INFO 5 product

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