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Rush Enterprises Founder Passes Away

Rush Enterprises announced that W. Marvin Rush, founder of the company that would grow into the country's largest truck dealership group, has passed away at age 79.

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Daseke Aims to Streamline Equipment Purchasing and Efficiency

Daseke has announced the formation of Daseke Fleet Services, a new department dedicated to improving purchasing and equipment efficiency.

Reyco Granning Names New Finance VP

Suspension maker Reyco Granning has hired Christopher Hughes as the company’s vice president of finance.

U.S. Xpress Heads Talk Transition [Video]

U.S. Xpress just announced it's going public, after several years of transition to a new management team. HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge visited last year and spoke to Eric Fuller and Lisa Quinn Pate, who are following in the footsteps of their fathers, who founded the company.

NPTC Elects New Chair, Board Members

Carol Heinowski, logistics manager, safety and compliance at Meijer, has been elected chairman of the National Private Truck Council's board of directors.

Truck-Lite’s Brad Van Riper Dies at 64

Truck-Lite's Bradley Van Riper, senior vice president and chief technology officer, has died at the age of 64 after a brief battle with cancer.

FedEx Freight Names Smith President and CEO

John A. Smith will be FedEx Freight’s new president and CEO come August. Smith, currently senior vice president of operations at FedEx Freight, will succeed Michael L. Ducker, whose pending retirement was announced recently.

Trimble's David Wangler Dies

David Wangler, head of TMW Systems and president of Trimble Transportation Enterprise, died suddenly April 26. He was 56.

Daimler Trucks Names Manufacturing, Reman Leadership

Daimler Trucks North America has announced three high-level appointments to its manufacturing and remanufacturing operations.

XPO Brings in Amazon Logistics Exec as COO

XPO Logistics has appointed former Amazon executive Kenneth Wagers as its chief operating officer, succeeding Troy Cooper who has been promoted to the position of president.