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.
Tags: Heavy Duty Trucking magazine, People
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, 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.
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
January 9, 2015 - Industry News
Mary Petrovich, a former CEO of AxleTech from 2002-2011, will rejoin the firm as executive chairman. Joe Mejaly, who joined the company in May 2014 as general manager, will serve as AxleTech International’s CEO.
Tags: Leadership, People, Mergers & Acquisitions, AxleTech International, Carlyle Group
The Holman Automotive Group, parent company of 25 businesses ranging from auto dealerships to truck upfitting and ARI fleet management, named Steve Holman manager of community affairs.
Tags: Upfitting, Charity, Fleet Leasing, People, Holman Automotive
January 7, 2015 - Industry News
Universal Truckload Services named Jeff Rogers as the company’s new CEO succeeding Scott Wolfe who announced his plans to retire earlier this year.
Tags: Leadership, People, CEO, Universal Truckload
January 6, 2015 - Industry News
The National Association of Truck Stop Owners is giving Sapp Bros. Travel Centers Founder William Sapp the Hall of Fame award at this year’s NATSO Show in Las Vegas.
Tags: Hall of Fame, Awards, Truckstops, People, NATSO
January 5, 2015 - Industry News
Hankook Tire appointed Hee-se Ahn as the president of Hankook Tire America Corp., effective Jan. 1. Ahn will also function as the company’s chief operating officer for business operations throughout the Americas.
Tags: Hankook Tire America Corp., Leadership, Tires, People
December 31, 2014 - Industry News
Cowan Systems announced that Dennis Morgan will be the new president of the company effective Jan. 1, 2015. Morgan is leaving his current role as the company’s chief operating officer.
Tags: Leadership, People, Cowan Systems LLC, Logistics, Promotions
December 24, 2014 - Industry News
C.R. England appointed TJ McGeean as the Chief Financial Officer of the company, replacing current company president, Josh England who had been serving in a dual role as CFO since 2013.
Tags: C.R. England, People, Truckload, Promotions
Con-way Multimodal announced the appointment of Gregory L. Orr as president of the freight brokerage division of Menlo Logistics. He was previously the vice-president of operations of operations.
Tags: Promotion, People, Con-way Inc., Multimodal
December 19, 2014 - Industry News
Mary Phillips, the former chief of legislative affairs for American Trucking Associations, has been named to a top post on a key transportation subcommittee in the House.
Tags: House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Congress, American Trucking Associations, People
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