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August 2, 2004 - Industry News

NTTC Issues 3rd Cargo Tank Maintenance Manual

National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC), the international association of the tank truck industry, has developed the third edition of it Cargo Tank Maintenance Manual

August 2, 2004 - Industry News

Averitt Express Opens Container Freight Station

Averitt Express has announced its Memphis, Tenn., service center has met U.S. Customs requirements to operate as a bonded Container Freight Station (CFS)

August 2, 2004 - Industry News

Truck Restrictions Remain in Effect in N.Y., N.J. and D.C.

The following restrictions remain in effect due to the Homeland Security Advisory System alert being elevated to code Orange

August 2, 2004 - Industry News

Frito Lay Selects Intermec

Intermec Technologies Corp., Everett, Wash., announced it will supply handheld computers, mobile printers and related equipment to Frito Lay and the PepsiCo Business Solutions Group for its ne

August 2, 2004 - Industry News

Durabrake Increases Its R&D Efforts

DuraBrake, a California manufacturer of brake drums, discs and wheel hubs for off-highway equipment, trucks, and trailers has announced a 20% increase in its research and development budget.

August 2, 2004 - Industry News

New World Selects Trans-Soft System

Trans-Soft Inc., Scottsdale, Ariz., announced that New World Transportation Services Inc. has purchased Trans-Soft’s full suite of TS2000 Plu

August 2, 2004 - Industry News

STEMCO Wheel Ends Standard on Vanguard Trailers

Vanguard National Trailer, an Indiana-based manufacturer of dry van trailers has announced that STEMCO’s Platinum Performance System Plus is its factory standard wheel end package

August 2, 2004 - Industry News

USF Glen Moore Providing TREAD-1 Training

USF Glen Moore, Carlisle, Pa, has signed an agreement with Instructional Technologies Inc. (ITI), to provide TREAD-1 Driver Training to its fleet of 1,100 drivers

August 2, 2004 - Industry News

Cat to Use Quake Satellite Communicators

Quake Global, San Diego, Calif., has delivered its new Q1200-SG satellite communicators to Caterpillar for use on construction and mining equipment

August 2, 2004 - Industry News

Comdata to Offer Surcharge-Free Pay Cards

Comdata Corp., Brentwood, Tenn., has signed an agreement with eFunds Corp. to offer a surcharge-free network option to its payroll card customers

August 2, 2004 - Industry News

JBP Express Signs LOGISCO

OrderPro Logistics Inc., Tucson, Ariz., announced its wholly owned subsidiary, JBP Express, has signed LOGISC

July 30, 2004 - Industry News

Freightliner’s President Bullish on '04

Orders for Class 6-8 trucks are running well ahead of a year ago and the fundamentals are in place for strong sales through this year and into 2005 and 2006, says Freightliner LLC president and CEO Rainer Schmueckle

July 30, 2004 - Industry News

EPA’s Leavitt Names New Chief of Staff

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Mike Leavitt Friday named Rich McKeown as his new chief of staff

July 30, 2004 - Industry News

Roadway Express Sends 41 Drivers to Championships

Roadway Express Inc. proudly has announced that 41 of its best professional drivers will compete at the 67th National Truck Driving Championships Aug. 18-21

July 30, 2004 - Industry News

September’s Brake Safety Campaign Adds New Feature

The Operation Air Brake Campaign that takes place throughout the United States and Canada next month is adding a new feature to its efforts to improve commercial vehicle brake safety

July 30, 2004 - Industry News

Werner Hikes Pay for Some Solo Drivers

Werner Enterprises Inc., the Omaha, Neb.-based truckload transportation company, announced it is increasing pay for company solo drivers in its medium- to long-haul van division by two cents per mile

July 30, 2004 - Industry News

IdleAire at Pilot Travel Center Termed Instant Success

IdleAire’s opening of the first Advanced Travel Center Electrification (ATE) in a Pilot Travel Center in late July was judged a success by both companies

July 29, 2004 - Industry News

Used Truck Assn. Offers Training Classes

The Used Truck Assn. is offering educational training opportunities for used truck sales professionals next month and in September

July 29, 2004 - Industry News

Used Truck Assn. Names New Business Partners

Equipment Search.com and Auctio have signed partnership programs with the Used Truck Assn. providing discounted services to its membership

July 29, 2004 - Industry News

Noregon Software Helps GIs With Maintenance

Noregon Systems, Winston-Salem, N.C., has delivered a vehicle maintenance software application that predicts and speeds needed repairs of tactical military vehicles

July 28, 2004 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Reports Record 3Q Sales

ArvinMeritor Inc. said it had record sales of $2.4 billion and net income of $53 million for its third fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2004

July 28, 2004 - Industry News

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Edges Up 0.5%

The American Trucking Assns.’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.5% to 160.3 (1993=100) in June, the national association for the trucking industry said Wednesday

July 28, 2004 - Industry News

99-cent Fuel is Tops for Barr-Nunn O-Os

Barr-Nunn Transportation, an Iowa-based dry-van truckload carrier, has announced the implementation of a new fuel protection guarantee for its owner-operator fleet.

July 28, 2004 - Industry News

Swift Hires Intermodal Executives

Swift Transportation, Phoenix, Ariz., has hired Dan Beers as executive vice president of Swift Intermodal, and Mark Young as vice president Swift Intermodal

July 28, 2004 - Industry News

Freightliner Adding 700 at Portland Truck Plant

Freightliner LLC's Portland, Ore., truck-manufacturing plant will begin a second shift and add about 700 full-time employees.

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