November 6, 2013 - Industry News
Dolezych, a 78-year-old German-based manufacturer of lifting equipment, slings, ropes and load-securing technologies, announced the creation of Doleco USA, its first sales, distribution and manufacturing presence in North America.
Tags: Load Securement, Leadership, Doleco USA
November 5, 2013 - Industry News
Chris Duncan has joined Transport America as vice president - dedicated sales, and Laurie Murphy has been hired as vice president - eastern region.
Tags: Leadership, Fleets, Transport America
November 4, 2013 - Industry News
Fontaine Modifications announced that Nate Eichinger will oversee vocational truck operations for the company. As vocational operations manager, Eichinger will direct production and scheduling at all of Fontaine’s vocational truck facilities nationwide.
Tags: Leadership, Fontaine Modification
November 1, 2013 - Industry News
Pegasus TransTech announced that Frank Adelman has been named president and CEO. Adelman assumes this position as part of the company’s long-term succession planning and replaces Bob Helms, who is retiring from his position as chairman and CEO to pursue other interests and spend time with his family.
Tags: Leadership, Pegasus TransTech
October 30, 2013 - Industry News
XRS Corp. has named industry veteran Jon Van Winkle vice president, product management, and experienced software engineer Arvind Sharma vice president of engineering. The company has also appointed XRS executive Christian Schenk to a new leadership role as senior vice president, business development and strategy.
Tags: Leadership, SaaS, XRS
October 27, 2013 - Industry News
The Penray Companies Inc. has announced the formation of a new management team that will work to grow sales of the company’s chemical additives and functional fluids with a new air of excitement and enthusiasm.
Tags: Leadership, Penray
USA Truck Inc., transportation and logistics provider, has named James L. Cade as vice president of maintenance.
Tags: Leadership, USA Truck
October 22, 2013 - Industry News
The board of directors of American Trucking Associations has elected Phil Byrd, president of Bulldog Hiway Express, Charleston, S.C., as the federation’s 69th chairman. It happened Tuesday in Orlando, Fla. during the ATA’s Management Conference and Exhibition.
Tags: ATA, ATA2013, Leadership, Fleets
October 21, 2013 - Industry News
The 20th Annual Survey of Third-Party Logistics Provider CEOs, sponsored by Penske Logistics, revealed that despite a slow economy, North American CEOs have their sights set on growth, expecting their companies to increase revenues by an average of 14.6% over the next three years.
Tags: Leadership, 3PL, Nearshoring
October 17, 2013 - Industry News
SmartDrive Systems announced that Marty Fletcher has joined its management team as a strategic program manager. Fletcher brings over 40 years of engineering experience in the automotive and trucking industries.
Tags: Leadership, SmartDrive
SmartDrive Systems announced that Michael Baker has joined its management team as vice president of worldwide sales. Baker is a telematics sales veteran.
Tags: Leadership, SmartDrive Systems
October 16, 2013 - Industry News
Transplace, a provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, has appointed Warren Hoppmeyer as senior director, sales, for the chemical division.
Tags: Leadership, Transplace
October 15, 2013 - Industry News
Auto Air Exports, consisting of Omega Environmental Technologies, Global Parts Distributors and Santech Industries announced the internal promotion of Christopher Sims to the position of president and chief operating officer.
Tags: Leadership, Auto Air Exports
October 10, 2013 - Industry News
TMC Transportation, a private, family-owned company for 41 years announced that it will transition to an employee stock ownership plan, becoming an employee-owned company.
Tags: Leadership, TMC Transportation, Fleets
October 9, 2013 - Industry News
Peter J. Rose, chairman and CEO of Expeditors International of Washington Inc., a global logistics company, announced his retirement as the company’s CEO effective March 1, 2014.
Tags: Leadership, Expeditors International
October 8, 2013 - Industry News
PHH Arval announced that Kim Bolin has been named vice president, Vehicle Maintenance Assistance and Contact Center. Bolin most recently served as director for the North American Contact Center at PHH.
Tags: Leadership, PHH Arval
October 7, 2013 - Industry News
William “Bill” Gager announced that he will retire from his position as president of the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association on Dec. 31.
Tags: Leadership, APRA, Remanufacturing, Aftermarket
September 25, 2013 - Industry News
Mack Trucks Inc. announced that Stephen Roy has been named president of North American Sales & Marketing, effective Jan. 1, 2014. Roy has led the company’s aftermarket business since 2008, and will succeed Kevin Flaherty, who is retiring after more than 40 years with the company.
Tags: Leadership, Mack Trucks
September 24, 2013 - Industry News
Paul Kokalis has been named president of Fontaine Modification. With more than 25 years at Fontaine Modification, he most recently served as vice president of operations for the company, which is part of the Marmon Highway Technologies Commercial Truck group.
September 23, 2013 - Industry News
The parent of several trucking operations, YRC Worldwide, has announced CEO James Welch has assumed the responsibilities as president of the company’s national less-than-truckload service provider YRC Freight. He succeeds Jeff Rogers, who left the company for undisclosed reasons.
Tags: YRC Worldwide, YRC Freight, Leadership, Fleets
September 22, 2013 - Industry News
Randy Perry, fleet safety manager with Frito-Lay Corp., has been elected to the Trucker Buddy Board of Directors.
Tags: Leadership, NPTC, Trucker Buddy
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance announced its officers for the 2013-2014 term. The transition took place during the CVSA Annual Conference & Exhibition in Denver, Co.
Tags: Leadership, CVSA
September 20, 2013 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations announced the first 17 trucking industry executives who have been accepted into Lead ATA, the trucking group’s new program to educate and engage future leaders.
Tags: ATA, Leadership, Lead ATA
September 17, 2013 - Industry News
USA Truck has announced the appointment of Russell Overla to the position of executive vice president, Truckload Operations and Jeff Lester to the role of executive vice president, Safety and Risk Management. The two bring a combined 40 years of transportation industry experience to USA Truck's executive management team.
September 16, 2013 - Industry News
Former Qualcomm and Xata executive Tom Flies has joined the company as chief operating officer.
Tags: Qualcomm, Xata, Leadership, Cadec
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