December 10, 2015 - Industry News
The huge fleet says it is increasing its workforce and expanding its corporate headquarters in Lowell, Ark.
Tags: Arkansas, J.B. Hunt, Employment
September 14, 2015 - Industry News
Trucking fleets in Arkansas have a new resource for improving their safety programs with the Arkansas Trucking Association's new director of safety services.
Tags: Arkansas, Associations, People, Arkansas Trucking Association
May 25, 2015 - Industry News
Ryder System will lease natural gas vehicles (NGVs) to two fleet customers in Arkansas, marking the first time it has offered NGVs in the state, the company announced.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Arkansas, Ryder System, CNG
February 16, 2015 - Industry News
Over the past several weeks, the logistics security services provider FreightWatch International has received reports of over 40 pilferage events at truckstops and highway pull-offs in one state.
Tags: Arkansas, Truckstops, Cargo Theft, FreightWatch, Crime, I-40, I-55
November 21, 2014 - Industry News
Southeastern Freight Lines opened a new service center in Van Buren, Ark., near Fort Smith. The facility was opened in response to growing business in the area.
Tags: Arkansas, Southeastern Freight Lines, Service Center, LTL
November 14, 2014 - Industry News
The final segment of a new Interstate has been completed connecting the cities of Texarkana, Ark., and Shreveport, La. The 10 mile segment of road will be designated as Interstate 49 replacing what was Highway 549 in Arkansas.
Tags: Department of Transportation, Arkansas, Louisiana, Road Construction, Interstate 49
October 21, 2014 - Press Release
Love’s is adding compressed natural gas (CNG) to a Travel Stop location in West Memphis, Ark., along Interstate 40. The location will feature fast-fill pumps for heavy duty trucks as well as a fueling option for passenger vehicles.
Tags: Arkansas, Alternative Fuels, Love's Travel Stops, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
July 28, 2014 - Industry News
While there has been no official word from less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight or its parent ArcBest Corp., it appears the company has plans for a move and expansion of one of its primary facilities.
Tags: Tennessee, Arkansas, ABF, ArcBest Corp., LTL
July 25, 2014 - Industry News
Love’s opens first travel stop along a major highway in Arkansas with its newest location in Searcy.
Tags: Arkansas, Love's Travel Stops, Truckstops, Love's
June 12, 2014 - Industry News
She replaces Lane Kidd, who left earlier this year to focus on a public affairs and investment group he founded. Kidd held the post for 22 years.
Tags: Arkansas, People, Trucking Associations
April 18, 2014 - Industry News
Sections of Interstate 540 and Highway 71 in northwest Arkansas will be receiving a new Interstate highway designation soon, according to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department.
Tags: Arkansas, Highways, I-49, Interstate, Interstate 49
February 24, 2014 - Industry News
Lane Kidd and the Arkansas Trucking Association are going separate ways. Kidd, 60, served as president of the association for 22 years. He said he is leaving to focus on The Kidd Group, a public affairs and investment group he founded last year. He also will continue to manage the Trucking Alliance.
Tags: Arkansas, Trucking Associations, People
January 6, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED, Jan. 9, 2013, 9:45 a.m., EST Extraordinarily cold weather in part of the U.S. has resulted in more states issuing emergency declarations, waiving mainly hours of service rules, when it comes to hauling various fuels.
Tags: Drivers, Minnesota, Regulations, Michigan, Hours of Service, New Jersey, Arkansas, Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Safety & Compliance, Weather, Ohio, Missouri, Oklahoma
November 21, 2013 - Industry News
Truckers navigating the Arkansas highway system can now do so more safely and efficiently thanks to a new travel and construction information web site developed by the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department.
Tags: Arkansas, Highway Construction
September 12, 2013 - Industry News
Wisconsin-based Roadrunner Transportation Systems, has acquired G.W. Palmer Logistics, a non-asset truckload service provider based in Batesville, Arkansas.
Tags: Wisconsin, Arkansas, Roadrunner Transportation, Mergers & Acquisitions
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