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Archive for August, 2012

5
Aug

Celadon Group Reports Net Income of $9 Million Due to Reduced Costs

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Celadon Group Inc. reported profits for the second quarter of 2012, with net income of $9.0 million, up from $5.5 million in the same period in 2011. Revenue increased 4.0% to $157.5 million in the 2012 quarter from $151.2 million in the 2011 quarter, according to the company.

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5
Aug

Meritor Reports Net Income of $49 Million, Up 188 Percent Year Over Year

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Meritor, Inc. reported strong financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2012, with net income of $49 million, compared with $17 million for the third quarter of 2011.

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5
Aug

Navistar Makes Meritor Wabco ABS Standard on Models

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Meritor Wabco’s anti-lock braking system is now standard equipment on all International ProStar+ and LoneStar Class 8 trucks.

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5
Aug

Kenworth Score Highest in Customer Service Two Years Running

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Kenworth Truck Company achieved the highest customer satisfaction ranking among truck owners in the Heavy Duty Dealer Service Segment, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Heavy Duty Truck Customer Satisfaction Study.

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1
Aug

SAE International Details Hybrid Powertrain Designs in New Book

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A new book from SAE International provides a broad and comprehensive look at the technologies and advancements of one of the possible solutions for such challenges – hybrid powertrains for commercial vehicles.

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1
Aug

Webb Wheel Releases Training and Tech Certification Videos

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Webb Wheel has added a new training video along with an associated tech certification test to the Training Toolbox section of its website.

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1
Aug

Clean Energy Launches "The Road to Natural Gas" Report

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Clean Energy Fuels now provides a listing of trucking companies, refuse haulers, fleet operators, airports, municipalities and other organizations that have signed new or expanded existing fuel agreements.

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1
Aug

Don’t Count Navistar Out

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Unless you’ve been on holiday in some remote spot without access even to carrier pigeons or smoke signals, you’ll know by now that Navistar International announced on July 6 that it was giving up on “advanced EGR” as its sole engine emissions technology.

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1
Aug

Trucking Allies File Amicus Brief on HOS

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The National Retail Federation joined a coalition of manufacturers, shippers and transportation providers to file an amicus brief before the U.S. Court of Appeals opposing new hours-of-service rules.

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1
Aug

North American Surface Trade Rises in May

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Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners, Canada and Mexico totaled $83.8 billion in May, unadjusted for inflation.

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1
Aug

Carb to Focus on Compliance in August

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The California Air Resources Board has designated August as “Gear Up for Clean Truck Month.”

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1
Aug

ATA to FMCSA: New CSA Revision Process a Start, but Serious Flaws Remain

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In comments filed July 30, American Trucking Associations told the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that while it supports the agency’s new process for improving its carrier oversight program Compliance, Safety, Accountability, the system still has serious deficiencies that must be corrected.

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1
Aug

ATA Announces Highlights for 2012 Management Conference & Exhibition

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American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves is promising that this year’s Management Conference & Exhibition will once again be the premier gathering of trucking industry executives, suppliers and government officials.

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1
Aug

Love’s Goes Cardless

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Love’s Travel Stops has completed its first live RFID customer fuel transaction.

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1
Aug

Old Dominion Makes Third Appearance on Inbound Logistics’ G75 List

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For the third time, Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. was named to the Inbound Logistics’ annual list of green supply chain partners.

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1
Aug

Continental Offers Emergency Road Service to Owner-Ops

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Through an affinity program offered to OOIDA members, owner-operators can now remove some of the uncertainty that comes with roadside tire emergencies.

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1
Aug

FleetPride Makes Second Indiana Acquisition

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FleetPride has acquired the assets of Midwest Brake & Wheel, Inc. and Gille Company, Inc. of Indianapolis, Indiana. This acquisition marks FleetPride’s second entrance into the Indiana market.

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1
Aug

McLeod Software Announces User Conference

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McLeod Software’s 2012 Users’ Conference will take place September 16‐18 in the Sheraton Birmingham Convention Center in Birmingham, Ala.

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