March 25, 2015 - Industry News
Cummins has appointed Amy Boerger as vice president of its North American Engine Business unit. Boerger was a finalist for the 2014 Most Influential Woman in Trucking.
Tags: Cummins, People, Women in Trucking, Promotions
March 23, 2015 - Industry News
The Truck Renting and Leasing Association named Danny Daniels of Ryder Dedicated division its Driver of the Year award recipient. The honor was given at TRALA’s Annual Meeting awards dinner.
Tags: TRALA, Ryder Truck Leasing, Awards, People
March 10, 2015 - Industry News
Women In Trucking and Navistar presented the fifth annual Influential Woman in Trucking award to Kari Rihm, president and CEO of Rihm Kenworth. The award was given during a ceremony this week at the Truckload Carriers Association annual meeting.
Tags: People, Women in Trucking, Rihm Kenworth, Truck Dealers
Oakley Transportation Group has named Kelly L. McDowell its new Director of Safety and Compliance. He will be charged with integrating safety programs within every section of the company.
Tags: Driver Safety, Leadership, Safety & Compliance, People
February 24, 2015 - Industry News
Hadley has hired Jim Clark as its National Fleet and Dealer Manager as part of a plan to expand the company’s national presence.
Tags: Aftermarket Parts, People, Hadley Products
February 19, 2015 - Industry News
The Technology and Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations elected Kevin Tomlinson as its 2015-2016 general chairman and treasurer.
Tags: ATA, Leadership, TMC, People
February 10, 2015 - Industry News
David Lee Cullen, who has been covering trucking exclusively for major industry magazines since 1981, joins the Heavy Duty Trucking editorial team officially this week as executive editor.
Tags: Heavy Duty Trucking magazine, People
February 9, 2015 - Industry News
Penske Automotive Group appointed industry veteran Richard Shearing as the president of its commercial vehicle dealership business.
Tags: Penske, Dealership, People, Daimler Trucks North America
February 5, 2015 - Industry News
The one-time head of the defunct Arrow Trucking has pleaded guilty to charges of tax fraud and faces many years in prison.
Tags: Arrow Trucking, Oklahoma, Crime & Fraud, Fleets, People
February 4, 2015 - Industry News
David Lee Cullen, who has been covering trucking exclusively for major industry magazines since 1981, is joining the Heavy Duty Trucking editorial team as executive editor.
February 3, 2015 - Industry News
Michael Jackson is retiring as general manager of Western Star Truck Sales after 10 years with Daimler Trucks North America. He is being succeeded by Kelley Platt.
Tags: Retirement, Leadership, Western Star, People, Daimler Trucks North America
Several organizational changes were made within Yokohama Tire Corporation announced Takaharu Fushimi, CEO of Yokohama Corporation of North America.
Tags: Tires, Yokohama Tire Corp., People, Promotions
Michael J. Riley is retiring from his post as the president of the Motor Transport Association of Connecticut after 29 years.
Tags: Retirement, Connecticut, People, State Legislation, Trucking Associations
Bridgestone Commercial hired Marshall Hyzdu as the vice president of marketing, taking over initiatives for OTR and commercial truck and bus product brands including Bridgestone, Firestone, Bandag and Dayton.
Tags: Leadership, People, Tires and Wheels, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations
January 30, 2015 - Industry News
Cardinal Logistics Management Corp. has announced the appointment of Tom White as executive chairman of Cardinal and its parent company, Cardinal Logistics Holdings LLC.
Tags: People, Cardinal Logistics
The American Trucking Associations has promoted four to new positions, including a new senior vice president of legislative affairs and vice president of highway policy.
Tags: American Trucking Associations, Associations, People
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems appointed John Kemer vice president and general manager, Valves and Modules. Kemer also becomes the newest member of the Bendix Leadership Committee and joins the two-person Controls Governance Board.
Tags: Bendix, People
January 29, 2015 - Industry News
LAS VEGAS -- Pete Joy, vice president of sales and marketing for Phillips Industries, was elected into the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Hall of Fame on the opening day of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week.
Tags: Phillips Industries, Hall of Fame, Awards, People, HDAW
The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association named Tim Myers, president of Alcoa Wheel and Transportation Products, as its chairman of the Board of Directors.
Tags: Leadership, HDMA, Alcoa, People
January 26, 2015 - Industry News
Former Roadway CEO Michael W. Wickham passed away last Tuesday Jan. 20, at his home in Palm Coast, Fla. Wickham was 67 years old.
Tags: Obituary, ATRI, People, YRC Worldwide
January 22, 2015 - Industry News
Grote Industries has hired Michael R. Henderson as its vice president of engineering. Henderson will be responsible for all Grote Engineering and be tasked with implementing the company’s new product development process.
Tags: Leadership, Lighting, Grote, People
January 21, 2015 - Industry News
The former CEO of the trucking company USA Dry Van Logistics has pleaded guilty in federal court in Texas to charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and six counts of wire fraud.
Tags: FBI, Crime & Fraud, Fleets, People
January 16, 2015 - Industry News
GenNext has voted and approved the appointment of three new directors and one new senior advisor to the company’s board of directors.
Tags: Leadership, People, Fleet Executives, GenNext
January 15, 2015 - Industry News
Third-party logistics provider Kane Is Able, Inc. has announced Michael J. Gardner its new president and CEO, effective earlier this week.
Tags: Fleets, People
January 14, 2015 - Product News
PeopleNet announced that Mark Kessler will be the general manager of the company’s newly developed Trucking division. The division will focus on creating products and services to for trucking fleets.
Tags: Information Technology, Leadership, Fleet Management Software, PeopleNet, People
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