December 12, 2014 - Industry News
A Tennessee woman has been sentenced in federal court in to four years probation and eight months home detention following her conviction of mail fraud in connection with a scheme to defraud trucking companies over drug and alcohol test results of drivers.
Tags: Drivers, Regulations, Drug Testing, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Crime & Fraud, Safety & Compliance, Alcohol Testing
December 5, 2014 - Industry News
The owner of an interstate livestock carrier has been sentenced to a year’s probation for violating a Federal Motor Carrier imminent hazard out of service order.
Tags: Regulations, Tennessee, Office of Inspector General, Crime & Fraud, Safety & Compliance
December 4, 2014 - Industry News
Vehicles longer than 30 feet, including trucks, will soon be banned from a mountainous section of eastern Tennessee roadway, due to a high number of crashes over a three-year period.
Tags: Safety, Tennessee, Highways
For the fourth time in five weeks, the Teamsters Union has withdrawn an organizing election petition for drivers at one of FedEx Freight’s terminals.
Tags: Drivers, Tennessee, Teamsters, Labor Unions, FedEx, FedEx Freight
October 24, 2014 - Industry News
David Ragland was named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for his actions in aiding two children in the aftermath of a fatal accident.
Tags: Tennessee, Fatal Accidents, Utah, TCA, TCA Highway Angel, Image
October 20, 2014 - Industry News
Memphis serves as one of the company’s busiest freight hubs due to its proximity to Interstate 40, Interstate 55, three major rail heads, the largest American cargo airport and the nation’s second largest inland port.
Tags: LTL, Tennessee, Old Dominion Freight Line, Fleets
October 9, 2014 - Industry News
Road crews are closing lanes on Interstate 65 in Franklin, Tenn., from Oct. 11-12 as they do bridge repairs at State Route 248 on the Peytonsville/Goose Creek Bypass.
Tags: Tennessee, Traffic Congestion, Department of Transportation, Interstate 65, Road Closure
September 29, 2014 - Industry News
Old Dominion Freight line added drayage facilities in Dallas and Nashville, which it says are strategically positioned near major railheads to accommodate growing demands domestically and globally.
Tags: Trailers, Old Dominion Freight Line, Railroads, LTL, Fleets, Texas, Tennessee
August 5, 2014 - Industry News
Murphy-Hoffman Company’s dealership in Chattanooga, Tenn., is moving to a new facility off of I-75. This new location will be the dealership in Tennessee for the truck dealer group.
Tags: Tennessee, Dealers, MHC
July 28, 2014 - Industry News
While there has been no official word from less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight or its parent ArcBest Corp., it appears the company has plans for a move and expansion of one of its primary facilities.
Tags: Tennessee, Arkansas, Fleets, ABF, ArcBest Corp., LTL
July 15, 2014 - Industry News
A Memphis, Tenn., business owner pleaded guilty in federal court in Springfield, Mo. on Monday to his role in a cargo theft scheme that included a theft in West Plains, Mo.
Tags: Tennessee, Missouri, Crime & Fraud, Cargo Theft
May 8, 2013 - Industry News
Urgent Care Travel opened its first urgent care location at the Pilot Travel Center on Strawberry Plains Pike in Knoxville, Tenn. The company plans to open as many as 100 urgent care sites at select travel center and travel plaza locations nationwide.
Tags: Drivers, Tennessee, Driver Health, Truckstops, Pilot Flying J
January 10, 2013 - Industry News
Investments by Volvo Trucks dealers throughout the Southeastern U.S. have resulted in a nearly 21% increase in work capacity in that region since January 2010
Tags: Industry, Dealers, Volvo, Tennessee, Georgia
December 11, 2012 - Industry News
Access America Transport will expand its Chattanooga and Knoxville, Tenn., facilities and create 550 jobs during a five year period - 450 additional jobs at the Chattanooga facility and 100 additional jobs at the Knoxville facility
Tags: Fleets, Access America, Tennessee, 3PL
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