December 12, 2013 - Industry News
Love’s Travel Stops opened three new travel stops in Pecos, Texas, on I-20, at Exit 42; St. Louis, Mo., on I-70, at Exit 246A; and Lexington, S.C., on I-20, at Exit 51, expanding its network to 312 locations nationwide.
Tags: Love's Travel Stops, Expansion
December 10, 2013 - Industry News
Quaker Steak & Lube announced it signed an area development agreement with Bosselman Food Services Inc. to open two locations in Nebraska and one in Iowa.
Tags: Expansion, Bosselman Boss Truck Shops
November 21, 2013 - Industry News
Love’s Travel Stops opened a new travel stop in Bloomsdale, Mo., on I-55, Exit 157, on Thursday, Nov. 21. The Bloomsdale Love’s includes 78 truck parking spaces, Chester’s Chicken and McDonald’s restaurants and a Love’s Truck Tire Care center. The location is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
November 18, 2013 - Industry News
Bosselman Boss Truck Shops Inc. announced its newest location in Sullivan, Mo. The new shop is located adjacent to the Flying J Travel Plaza.
November 17, 2013 - Industry News
Travel Centers of America LLC has agreed to acquire 31 convenience stores with retail gasoline stations for $67 million, before closing costs and customary working capital adjustments. The seller is a private company which operates these stores under its proprietary brand name Minit Mart.
Tags: Expansion, Mergers & Acquisitions, Travel Centers of America
Landstar System Inc. officially broke ground on its new orientation center in Ft. Worth, Texas. The new 12,000 square foot facility in Ft. Worth will be almost double the size of the current orientation center in Grand Prairie, with new and improved truck parking and more restrooms, work and dining space and computers for Landstar Business Capacity Owners.
Tags: Landstar, Expansion
November 13, 2013 - Industry News
USA Truck Inc. announced the conversion of its Atlanta terminal to a continuous, full-service operations and support center. USA Truck also plans to hire additional drivers to increase its presence throughout the Southeast.
Tags: Expansion, USA Truck
November 7, 2013 - Industry News
Love’s Travel Stops has opened a brand-new facility in Clayton, N.M., on Hw. 87. The raze and rebuild replaces the Love’s that opened in Clayton in 1974.
November 5, 2013 - Industry News
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. relocated its Albuquerque Service Center to a larger facility. With 43 employees, the newly constructed service center contains 41 doors – a 40% increase from the previous location.
Tags: Relocation, Old Dominion Freight Line, Expansion, Service Center, Fleets
November 3, 2013 - Industry News
ASF Intermodal announced the opening of the company’s newest intermodal drayage facility in Chicago, the firm’s first location in the Midwest. The new Chicago terminal is located in Rockdale, Illinois and is the first of several Midwest terminals ASF Intermodal plans to open over the next 12 months.
Tags: Intermodal, Expansion, ASF Intermodal
October 31, 2013 - Industry News
Love's Travel Stops opened a new travel stop in Ritzville, Wash., on I-90, Exit 221, on Thursday, Oct. 31.
October 30, 2013 - Industry News
Mack Trucks announced that as part of a $30 million investment, the Hagerstown, Md. plant that produces all Mack engines and transmissions will begin assembling all Mack heavy-duty drive axles and machining all Mack carrier housings.
Tags: Mack, Expansion, Manufacturing
Pilot Flying J announced the expansion of its brand, offering Flying J diesel fuel in Mt. Vernon, Ill.
Tags: Pilot Flying J, Expansion
October 27, 2013 - Industry News
John Prince is the newest dealer to join Peterbilt’s network with the purchase of Peterbilt of Albany, quickly followed by the opening of a new dealership, Peterbilt of Tifton.
Tags: Paccar, Peterbilt, Dealers, Expansion
Penske Truck Leasing has opened a facility in Neenah, Wisc., at 2301 American Drive. Financial terms of the facility were not disclosed. Situated on 4 acres, the 11,000 square-foot structure provides full-service truck leasing,commercial truck rental and contract maintenance services.
Tags: Penske, Penske Truck Leasing, Expansion
October 22, 2013 - Industry News
Kenworth of Pennsylvania has opened a new parts and service facility in an industrial area near Lancaster less than a mile south of Pennsylvania Routes 230 and 283.
Tags: Kenworth, Dealers, Expansion, Kenworth of Pennsylvania
October 18, 2013 - Industry News
Love’s Travel Stops has opened a new travel stop in Eagleville, Mo. The Eagleville Love’s includes 64 truck parking spaces, a Subway restaurant, and a Love’s Truck Tire Care center, all open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
October 17, 2013 - Industry News
Pilot Flying J today announced the expansion of its brand, offering Pilot diesel fuel in Kuttawa, Ky.
October 14, 2013 - Industry News
Hankook Tire announced plans for its 8th global manufacturing plant which will be located in Clarksville, Tenn.
Tags: Tires, Hankook, Expansion
October 9, 2013 - Industry News
TransAxle is opening the 24th branch location in the Metro Atlanta, Ga., market. The location is suited to extend their geographic coverage to include Georgia, Alabama and Northern Florida.
Tags: Aftermarket, Expansion, TransAxle
October 2, 2013 - Industry News
Beijer Electronics, a Sweden-based global technology company, has opened its US headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. Beijer Electronics is the manufacturer of TREQ mobile data terminals, an in-cab hardware for vehicle applications.
Tags: Information Technology, Expansion, Beijer Electronics
September 24, 2013 - Industry News
ASF Intermodal has also announced that the company has expanded its operations to include over-the-road domestic services.
September 23, 2013 - Industry News
Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi, a manufacturing subsidiary of Yokohama Tire Corp., officially broke ground on its new commercial truck tire manufacturing plant in West Point, Miss., which is slated to begin operations in October 2015.
Tags: Tires, Yokohama Tire Corp., Expansion, Mississippi
September 22, 2013 - Industry News
After years of serving the truck parts needs of Billings, Mont., Inland has now reinvested in the community by acquiring a second location to provide full-service truck repair and maintenance.
Tags: Expansion, Inland Truck Parts
Meritor Inc. is expanding its first wholesale aftermarket parts outlet in North America to provide OEM dealers, warehouse distributors and area rebuilders with a complete parts selection and fast delivery of all-makes drivetrain components and related replacement parts.
Tags: Meritor, Aftermarket, Expansion
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