Bobit Business Media announced that Kate Miller has left the company to pursue new opportunities. Miller had been publisher of Heavy Duty Trucking and was president of Newport Business Media when it was acquired by Bobit in May 2012. Bobit is in active recruitment for a new publisher and will have an announcement on new management shortly.
Acting as interim publisher is Sherb Brown, group publisher for Bobit's fleet titles and corporate vice president.
The HDT team is on the road in the next few weeks for the industry's many springtime tradeshows and events. Besides the Mid-America Trucking Show and the ATA Technology and Maintenance Council Conference is a stop in New York City for the annual Jesse Neal Awards, where HDT is nominated for three awards in three categories.
Recent Class 8 trade volumes have been lower than predicted, which means pricing has been more stable than expected for used trucks, according to J.D. Power & Associates.