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December 23, 2005 - Industry News

ACT Driver Wins Holiday Cash Giveaway

Ronnie Bertrand, a dedicated company driver with American Central Transport (ACT), recently won $2,000 worth of holiday cash. As part of the company’s referral program, $100 was placed in a fund for each new hire,

December 22, 2005 - Industry News

Tailwind Announces Truck E-Manifest Solution

Tailwind Management Systems Inc. has introduced an Electronic Manifesting Solution for its trucking company clients.

December 22, 2005 - Industry News

Freightliner Laying Off 130 at Oregon Plant

Freightliner LLC announced Thursday it is laying off 130 plant workers, citing the company’s plan to build fewer Western Star Trucks next year and more Freightliner commercial vehicles

December 22, 2005 - Industry News

Southwestern Motor Transport Announces Rollout of Cheetah Freight

Southwestern Motor Transport announced it has nearly completed the automation of its regional LTL operations. Southwestern’s president, Chris Withers, says implementation of the Cheetah Freight system has been completed at 14 of its 20 terminal

December 21, 2005 - Industry News

Distributors Have Plenty of Choices at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week

Numerous educational programs, one-on-one business meetings and an aftermarket-focused trade show are among the many options available to distributors who attend the first-ever Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week,

Tags: Events

December 21, 2005 - Industry News

CFI Raises $20,000 for Children and Seniors at Christmas

CFI, an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., recently raised $20,000 through an in-house raffle to purchase Christmas gifts for local children and senior citizens.

December 20, 2005 - Industry News

Contest Asks: How Do You Use Your Loctite?

Henkel Corp. has launched an applications contest for its Loctite brand in the automotive and heavy-duty aftermarkets.

Tags: Events

December 20, 2005 - Industry News

McLeod Software Announces New Maptuit Partnership

McLeod Software recently partnered with Maptuit Corp. to integrate Maptuit’s FleetNav Suite into McLeod’s LoadMaster v7 enterprise transportation management software.

December 20, 2005 - Industry News

APRA Brake, Transmission Clinics Scheduled Jan. 23

Top heavy duty brake and transmissions experts will offer information on new products and market forecasts in two concurrent clinics offered by the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association (APRA)

Tags: Events

December 20, 2005 - Industry News

ATA Lauds House OK of Pension Protection Law

The American Trucking Associations has hailed House passage of comprehensive pension-reform legislation designed to improve the solvency of single, multi-employer and so-called hybrid pension plans.

December 20, 2005 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel Launches G2 Technician Program

Detroit Diesel Corp. is making certain that it's in top shape to support its customers with the launch of G2 – or the Guild 2.0. service technician program. With the launch of the new program, service outlets are increasing

December 19, 2005 - Industry News

NHTSA’s Proposed Stopping Rule Changes Imminent

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is about to publish proposed revisions to its current air brake regulations, but those rules will most likely be less sweeping than some industry people expected

December 19, 2005 - Industry News

WIX Filters Continues Box Top Program

WIX Filters will continue its popular Box Top program in 2006, allowing professional technicians and other customers to turn in WIX box tops to earn gift certificates to their favorite retailers.

December 19, 2005 - Industry News

TravelCenters of America Adds New Ohio Franchise

TravelCenters of America (TA) has added a new franchise facility in Napoleon, Ohio, to its growing network. The Fuel King Travel Center, now called “TA Napoleon,” is located on U.S. Routes 6 and 24

December 19, 2005 - Industry News

Sterling to Unveil New Low COE Truck at NTEA Show

Sterling Truck Corp. announced plans Monday to unveil a new low cab-over-engine truck at NTEA's Work Truck Show in Atlanta, March 1-3, 2006. With the introduction, Sterling says it will be the only truck OEM in the industry to offer a full line of Class 3-8 commercial vehicles

December 19, 2005 - Industry News

CFI Honors Drivers of the Month

CFI, an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., has announced its monthly driver award recipients for October 2005: Company Driver of the Month is Franklin Harner

December 19, 2005 - Industry News

UTA Announces 2006 Training Schedule

The Used Truck Association (UTA) is continuing with its educational and training programs designed specifically for those involved in the used truck industry. There are specific workshops for both managers and sales professionals

December 16, 2005 - Industry News

Eaton Wins $6.7-million Truck Safety Contract

Eaton Corp., makers of the VORAD Collision Warning Systems, was recently awarded a $6.7 million contract by the United States Department of Transportation as part of a $31.6 million program to develop technologies to help drivers avoid crashes

December 15, 2005 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Named an Enterprise All-Star

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., Lowell, Ark., has been named to Network World magazine’s list of 50 Enterprise All-Stars, which honors companies with stellar technology projects.

December 15, 2005 - Industry News

Carlisle Acquires Off-Highway Brake Business Of ArvinMeritor

Carlisle Motion Control Industries, a subsidiary of Carlisle Companies, has acquired the assets of ArvinMeritor Inc.’s off-highway business located in York, S.C. and Cwmbran, South Wales, U.K.

December 15, 2005 - Industry News

Wheaton World Wide Moving Names Agent of the Year

Wheaton World Wide Moving recently honored Bell Moving & Storage Inc. as its Agent of the Year for 2005. The carrier made the highly anticipated announcement at its Annual Partnership Conference,

December 15, 2005 - Industry News

ATA Hikes Diesel Fuel Cost Estimates

The American Trucking Associations has revised the trucking industry's 2004 fuel costs and projected an increase in the amount it will spend on fuel in 2005.

Tags: Economy

December 15, 2005 - Industry News

Truck-involved Fatal Crash Rate Falls to 30-year Low

The fatal crash rate for large trucks in 2004 fell to its lowest point in 30 years, according to figures released by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

December 15, 2005 - Industry News

Freightliner Sells American LaFrance to Patriarch Partners

DaimlerChrysler's Freightliner LLC said it has reached an agreement to transfer ownership of its fire apparatus and emergency vehicles business unit, American LaFrance, to the New York-based investment firm, Patriarch Partners LLC.

December 14, 2005 - Industry News

Tim Partin Expands Thermo King Dealership

Tim Partin has acquired Thermo King of Atlanta, Doraville and Greenville from long-time Thermo King dealer principle Bobby Williamson, doubling the number of facilities under his ownership


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