July 29, 2015 - Industry News
CRST founder Herald “Smitty” Smith Jr. passed away on July 27 at his home in Door County, Wis., at the age of 91.
Tags: Obituary, People, CRST
Agility has initiated a CEO search process after Barry Engle announced that he will be leaving his role for a position at General Motors.
Tags: Leadership, People, Agility Fuel Systems
July 23, 2015 - Press Release
Kelley Platt, president of Western Star Trucks, has been assigned the additional responsibility to serve as Daimler Trucks North America's chief diversity officer.
Tags: People, Daimler Trucks North America
July 21, 2015 - Industry News
Great Dane announced several leadership appointments to its management team affecting sales, marketing and customer experience.
Tags: Leadership, People, Great Dane
July 14, 2015 - Industry News
Dana Holdings Corp. named James K. Kamsickas president and chief executive officer, succeeding the retiring Roger J. Wood.
Tags: Leadership, Dana Holding Corp., People
July 9, 2015 - Industry News
John M. Simone has resigned from his position as chief executive officer and director to focus on treatment and recovery from lung cancer.
Tags: Leadership, People, USA Truck
July 2, 2015 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations promoted Boyd Stephenson to vice president of supply chain security and operations.
Tags: Security, ATA, Leadership, People, Supply Chain Management, Associations
June 30, 2015 - Industry News
Heavy-duty aftermarket parts supplier FleetPride announced that Don Sturdivant has been selected by the board of directors to serve as the new CEO of the company.
Tags: Leadership, FleetPride, People, CEO, Suppliers
June 30, 2015 - Global News
Andreas Renschler, the former head of commercial trucks for Daimler who went to work heading up Volkswagen's commercial truck operations earlier this year, has been appointed as the new chairman of the board of Scania.
Tags: People, Scania, Global, Volkswagen, MAN
June 26, 2015 - Industry News
Giti Tire USA has announced that tire industry veteran John Aben is joining the company as its senior vice president.
Tags: Leadership, Tires, People, Giti TIre USA
June 24, 2015 - Industry News
Con-way Inc. has announced that Hank M. Bartos will act as the interim president of Con-way Truckload while the company seeks a permanent top executive.
Tags: Leadership, People, Con-Way, Con-way Truckload
June 23, 2015 - Industry News
David Carson is taking over as president and CEO of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp., following the retirement of Bob Harbin, president and CEO, Daimler Trucks North America has announced.
Tags: Leadership, People, Freightliner, Daimler Trucks North America
June 19, 2015 - Industry News
Doonan Specialized Trailer announced that Michael Hinton has joined the company as the manager of marketing and inside sales.
Tags: Trailers, People, Marketing, Doonan
June 18, 2015 - Industry News
Cargomatic announced that Sean Whiteley has joined the company as its chief operating officer charged with overseeing operations, sales and marketing efforts for the company.
Tags: Information Technology, People, Shippers, Load Board, Logistics
June 17, 2015 - Industry News
Con-way Inc., announced that Joseph M. Dagnese has been named president of its less-than-truckload subsidiary Con-way Freight.
Tags: Con-way Freight, Leadership, People, Con-way Truckload, Con-way Inc.
June 15, 2015 - Industry News
SAF-Holland announced that Mike Kamsickas has been named the new president of the Powered Vehicle Systems Business Unit, replacing Jack Gisinger who will be retiring.
Tags: Leadership, People, SAF-Holland
June 10, 2015 - Industry News
Hadley has named Thomas Bronz president and CEO following the retirement of Robert Dubsky.
Tags: Hadley Products, Executive Appointment, People
June 4, 2015 - Industry News
Full Circle TMS announced that Sylectus founder Stuart Sutton will lead the transportation management software company as president and CEO.
Tags: Information Technology, Leadership, Sylectus, People, TMS
June 3, 2015 - Industry News
Navistar has named longtime Paccar executive Jeff Sass as senior vice president of North America truck sales and marketing.
Tags: Navistar, Leadership, People
May 22, 2015 - Industry News
Old Dominion Freight Line announced that Greg C. Gantt has been promoted to the president and chief operating officer of the company, replacing David S. Congdon as the company’s president.
Tags: Leadership, Old Dominion Freight Line, People, Promotions
May 20, 2015 - Industry News
CarrierWeb has appointed James B. Gamache as president of its U.S. operations, taking over the role from R. Fenton-May.
Tags: telematics, People, eLogs, CarrierWeb
May 19, 2015 - Industry News
East Manufacturing appointed Douglas Kenney as its National Platform Sales Manager, responsible for fleet sales in North America.
Tags: Trailers, People, East Manufacturing
May 14, 2015 - Industry News
The University of Memphis has established an award named in honor of alumnus Mike Pennington, a well-known figure in the trucking industry who recently passed away at the age of 64.
Tags: HDMA, Awards, Memphis, People
May 11, 2015 - Industry News
President Obama has announced he will nominate Greg Nadeau to serve as the next Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration. Nadeau, 58, will replace Victor Mendez, who in July was named Deputy Secretary of the Department of Transportation.
Tags: FHWA, People, Leadership
May 7, 2015 - Industry News
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has appointed Berend Bracht as president and CEO and a member of its executive board, effective July 1, 2015.
Tags: Leadership, Bosch, People, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems
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