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January 29, 2014 - Industry News

Con-way Truckload Driver Reaches 4 Million Miles

Con-way Truckload is recognizing Jon Smith, an independent contractor, for surpassing 4 million miles of professional driving for the company. Similar to small business owners, independent contractors own or lease their trucking equipment and work as their own bosses.

Tags: Driver Safety, People, Con-way Truckload

January 29, 2014 - Industry News

Former Daimler Truck Head Renschler Leaves Daimler AG

The former head of Daimler Trucks, who was promoted nearly a year ago by parent Daimler AG to oversee production and purchasing of Mercedes Benz cars and vans, has abruptly left the company.

Tags: Detroit Diesel, Freightliner, Western Star, Daimler Trucks, Daimler AG, Daimler Trucks North America, People

January 24, 2014 - Industry News

American Trucking Associations Reorganizes

The American Trucking Associations announced on Friday it was reorganizing and streamlining a number of the association’s core functions.

Tags: ATA, American Trucking Associations, Associations, People

January 23, 2014 - Industry News

Kolodziej Retiring as President of NGVAmerica

Richard Kolodziej has announced that he will be retiring as president of NGVAmerica. Kolodziej, 67, has been the organization's president since 1995.

Tags: NGVAmerica, Leadership, People, Natural Gas, Natural Gas Vehicles

January 22, 2014 - Industry News

Mark Lampert to Retire as DTNA’s Sr. VP of Sales and Marketing; Richard Howard Named Successor

Mark Lampert, DTNA's senior vice president of sales and marketing, will retire March 31, 2014.

Daimler Trucks North America announced that Mark Lampert, senior vice president of sales and marketing, will retire March 31. Richard Howard will assume the position of Daimler Trucks North America sales and marketing senior vice president on April 1.

Tags: OEM, Daimler Trucks, Daimler AG, Daimler Trucks North America, Freightliner, Detroit Diesel, People

January 14, 2014 - Industry News

Polar Service Centers Names Gary Murphy Director of Business Development

Gary Murphy

Polar Service Centers, a national network of tank trailer parts and service locations, has named Gary Murphy director of business development for the northern half of the United States.

Tags: Maintenance, Trailers, People, Polar, Tankers, Polar Service Centers, Polar Corp.

January 10, 2014 - Industry News

Dave Osiecki to Lead ATA’s Legislative Affairs Office

UPDATED -- Dave Osiecki, senior vice president of policy and regulatory affairs at American Trucking Associations, will take charge of the association’s lobbying shop.

Tags: Regulations, ATA, Congress, Highway Funding, People

January 8, 2014 - Industry News

LaHood Named Co-Chair of Infrastructure Lobby Group

Former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood

The Washington, D.C. lobby group, Building America’s Future, has announced that former U.S. Secretary of Transportation and Republican Ray LaHood is joining the organization as a new co-chair.

Tags: Congress, Ray LaHood, Highway Funding, People, Infrastructure Funding

January 7, 2014 - Industry News

Mary Phillips Steps Down from ATA Legislative Post

Mary Phillips, senior vice president for legislative affairs at American Trucking Associations for the past three years, is stepping down from her post. The moves comes as Congress gears up for the next highway bill, a crucial test for trucking interests on Capitol Hill.

Tags: ATA, Highway Funding, Congress, People

November 3, 2013 - Industry News

ODFL Board Member John R. “Jack” Congdon, Sr., Dead at 80

John R. “Jack” Congdon, Sr., a longtime member of the board of directors at Old Dominion Freight Line, has died following a battle with cancer. He was 80 years old.

Tags: Old Dominion Freight Line, Fleets, People

June 24, 2013 - Industry News

Betts Names Sales VP for Manufacturing Divisions

Betts Company, Fresno, Calif., has hired Bob Herold as vice president of sales. Herold is responsible for all sales activities at Betts Company’s two manufacturing divisions, BettsHD and Betts Spring Manufacturing.

Tags: Aftermarket, People, Betts Company

April 11, 2013 - Industry News

C.R. England CEO Cederholm Dies

C.R. England mourns the passing of CEO Wayne Cederholm on April 9, 2013.

C.R. England announced the death of CEO Wayne A. Cederholm II on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from complications of a bone marrow transplant. Cederholm joined C.R. England in 1980. Prior to his role as chief executive officer, Cederholm served the company as chief operating officer, senior vice president of North American operations, vice president of administration, vice president of safety and personnel, and was also the company's first credit manager.

Tags: C.R. England, People, Leadership

March 20, 2013 - Industry News

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations Announces New Head of Marketing, Commercial Tire Division

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations announced a new vice president of marketing for its commercial tire division, effective March 1.

Tags: Bridgestone, People

March 7, 2013 - Industry News

Interstate Batteries Senior VP Promoted

Interstate Batteries Senior Vice President Walt Holmes is adding the title of senior vice president for distributor operations and innovation team.

Tags: People, Distributors, Interstate Battery

February 18, 2013 - Industry News

USA Truck Announces New CEO

USA Truck lost $17.5 million in 2012.

USA Truck, Van Buren, Ark., named a new president and CEO following this month's financial reports of a $17.5 million net loss for 2012.

Tags: Fleets, People, USA Truck

February 18, 2013 - Industry News

Panther Expedited Names New CEO, COO

Panther Expedited Services has names a new president/CEO and a new chief operating officer following the retirement of President and CEO Andrew Clarke.

Tags: Fleets, People, Arkansas Best, Panther, Expedite

February 14, 2013 - Industry News

Phillips Industries Names New Business Development, Fleet Sales Execs

Phillips Industries has promoted David Phillips to vice president of new business development and added Dennis Damman as national fleet sales manager.

Tags: Phillips Industries, People

February 13, 2013 - Industry News

Haslam to Resume Role as CEO of Pilot Flying J

Jimmy Haslam will be returning to the family business in his previous position as CEO of Pilot Flying J. In September, Pilot Flying J hired John Compton to serve as CEO of the company to allow Haslam the time to focus on the Cleveland Browns football team, which he bought last summer.

Tags: Leadership, Pilot Flying J, Truckstops, People

February 11, 2013 - Industry News

Tony Truelove Joins Eaton

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton announced that Tony Truelove has been appointed marketing manager for the company’s North America Truck operations. He is located in Galesburg, Mich., and reports to Tom Nellenbach, director of marketing and communications for Eaton’s Vehicle Group.

Tags: Eaton, People

January 22, 2013 - Industry News

Timken Names Humphrey Manager of Commercial Vehicle Aftermarket Business

The Timken Co. named Daniel L. Humphrey manager for the U.S. and Canadian commercial vehicle aftermarket business

Tags: Industry, Timken, Aftermarket, People

January 17, 2013 - Industry News

Stemco Names New Director of Aftermarket Sales

Salvatore Miscio has joined the Stemco team as director of aftermarket sales. He will be responsible for aftermarket sales in the U.S. as well as in Canada

Tags: Industry, People, Stemco, Aftermarket

January 17, 2013 - Industry News

Meritor Makes Executive Changes as Part of Reorganization

Meritor announced a series of organizational changes it says are designed to more closely align its overall structure with its recent business segment consolidation

Tags: Industry, Meritor, Aftermarket, People

January 14, 2013 - Industry News

Webb Wheel OEM Business Unit Adds to Sales Organization

Webb Wheel Products expanded its sales organization with the addition of two industry veterans

Tags: Industry, Webb Wheel, People

January 14, 2013 - Industry News

Kevin Peters Named CEO of FleetPride

FleetPride Inc. announced that Kevin A. Peters has been appointed CEO of FleetPride, effective Jan. 14. Peters succeeds Woody McGee, who will remain on the board of directors

Tags: Industry, FleetPride, People, Aftermarket

January 12, 2013 - Industry News

Cummins Announces Two Key Engine Business Appointments

Cummins Inc. appointed two long-time Cummins Engine Business leaders to run key business operations within the Engine Business

Tags: Industry, Cummins, People, Engines

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