November 25, 2014 - Industry News
Rush Trucking brought in Gregory Humes to be the company's interim CEO. Humes is a 30 year logistics and supply chain veteran who previously headed the creation of Driving for America, a logistics staffing school.
Tags: Leadership, People, Fleets
November 20, 2014 - Industry News
USA Truck expanded its Dedicated Freight team with the hiring of Greg B. Lutes as vice president and general manager.
Tags: Leadership, Hiring, People, USA Truck
President Obama intends to nominate Mark Rosekind of the National Transportation Safety Board -- a noted fatigue scientist who has studied truck driver hours of service rules -- to the top job at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Tags: NTSB, NHTSA, Sleep Apnea, Hours of Service, Fatigue, People
November 17, 2014 - Industry News
ATA president Bill Graves sent out a statement announcing that Clint Wheeler, a former ATA member who worked in the executive office, passed away from liver cancer. Wheeler joined the ATA in 1989 before leaving to work at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 1997.
Tags: ATA, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, People
Cummins Inc. named Tracy Embree as the company’s president of the components group, moving on from her post as the president of Cummins turbo technologies. The move will be effective on January 1, 2015.
Tags: Cummins, Promotion, People
November 14, 2014 - Industry News
In the interim, Bob Russell, former legislative affairs director, who retired at the end of October, has stepped in to serve as interim president until a replacement can be found.
Tags: Associations, People, Oregon Trucking Association
November 12, 2014 - Industry News
Choice Logistics has named Senior Vice President James Adams to the newly created company position of chief operating officer.
Tags: Fleets, People, Choice Logistics
According to the company the new business name “more accurately describes the business unit's core mission of developing a broad set of analytics offerings, clearly positioning the business as an essential component of Omnitracs' enterprise-wide suite of solutions for transportation and logistics.”
Tags: Information Technology, People, Omnitracs
November 10, 2014 - Industry News
Vipar Heavy Duty promoted Chris Baer to executive vice president.
Tags: Vipar Heavy Duty, People, SKF, Promotions
November 6, 2014 - Industry News
Navistar announced it is restructuring its senior leadership team, along with the retirement of Jack Allen, executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Tags: Navistar, People
Knight Transportation Inc. CEO Kevin Knight will step down from part of his role with the company on Jan. 1.
Tags: Fleets, People, Knight Transportation
November 5, 2014 - Industry News
William J. Logue has been in the role at the less-than truckload carrier since 2010.
Tags: Fleets, People, FedEx, FedEx Freight
November 4, 2014 - Industry News
A memorial service for former Heavy Duty Trucking Senior Editor James Stacy is set for later this week following his death on June 18 at age 94.
Tags: Obituary, Heavy Duty Trucking magazine, People
October 27, 2014 - Industry News
Eaton named Gerard DeVito vice president of technology for the Vehicle Group. The promotion will be effective on Nov. 1, 2015.
Tags: Technology, Eaton, People
October 23, 2014 - Industry News
Celadon Trucking Services parent Celadon Group has names Erik Meek chief operating officer. He previously served as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer.
Tags: Celadon Group, Fleets, People
October 20, 2014 - Industry News
The American Transportation Research Institute named Judy McReynolds as its new chairman of the board, succeeding Steve Williams, CEO of Maverick Transportation.
Tags: ATRI, People, ArcBest Corp., Fleets
October 17, 2014 - Industry News
We are now accepting nominations for Heavy Duty Trucking’s 2015 Truck Fleet Innovators which honors the most innovative leaders in the industry.
Tags: Awards, Fleets, People, HDT Truck Fleet Innovators
October 16, 2014 - Industry News
The president and CEO of the trucking company ABF Freight System, Roy M. Slagle, retired on Wednesday following 37 years of service.
Tags: Fleets, People, ABF, ArcBest Corp., LTL
October 15, 2014 - Industry News
Canadian truck driver Vijaydeep Sahasi was named a Highway Angel by the TCA for his work in saving the life of a woman who had gone into cardiac arrest.
Tags: Canada, People, TCA, TCA Highway Angel
October 13, 2014 - Industry News
Takaharu Fushimi was named the new CEO for Yokohama Corporation of North America, his second assignment in the U.S. for the Japanese tire company
Tags: Yokohama Tire Corp., People, Yokohama Rubber Co., CEO
October 9, 2014 - Industry News
Natural Gas Vehicles for America named Matthew Godlewski as the group’s next president. He will succeed Rich Kolodziej who has served for 18 years as the advocacy group’s president.
Tags: NGVAmerica, Leadership, Natural Gas Vehicles, People, New Hire
October 8, 2014 - Industry News
SAN DIEGO -- The American Trucking Associations board of directors elected Duane Long as the federation’s 70th chairman. Long is the chairman of Longistics, a full-service provider of global logistics solutions based in Raleigh, N.C.
Tags: North Carolina, People, Logistics, ATA, Leadership, American Trucking Associations, ATA MC&E
October 7, 2014 - Industry News
SAN DIEGO -- The American Trucking Associations named Carl Schultz as its 2014 National Truck Driver of the Year. Schultz works for Davis Express, and was the Florida Trucking Association’s 2013 Driver of the Year. He has over 42 years of experience as a professional driver.
Tags: Awards, People, ATA MC&E
October 6, 2014 - Industry News
Fleet Engineers hired Kenneth D. Griswold as the company’s vice president of sales and marketing, a veteran with decades in the transportation marketing industry.
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, People, Fleet Engineers
October 4, 2014 - Industry News
SAN DIEGO -- The insurance company Acuity announced on Saturday, prior to the start of the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition in San Diego, that it has hired a trucking industry veteran as a dedicated trucking specialist.
Tags: Insurance, People, ATA MC&E
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