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19
Oct

Old Dominion Completes Expansion in Morristown, Tenn.

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Old Dominion Freight Line officially re-opened its expansion and enhancement to its Morristown Service Center, capping a project that took well over a year.

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19
Oct

Medium-Duty Engine and Fuel Problems Decrease, Unscheduled Downtime Increases

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As medium-duty truck engine technology advances, more complicated repairs lead to more unscheduled downtime, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Medium-Duty Truck Engine and Transmission Study.

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18
Oct

Norfolk Southern Offers Intermodal Service from Birmingham to Northeast and Mexico

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Norfolk Southern has opened its new Birmingham Regional Intermodal Facility in McCalla, Ala.

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18
Oct

C.H. Robinson Sells T-Chek to EFS

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Electronic Funds Source LLC, a provider of customized payment solutions for the transportation industry, has bought T-Chek Systems of Eden Prairie, Minn., from C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc.

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18
Oct

Largest CNG Fueling Facility in Georgia Open to the Public

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American Fueling Systems celebrated the grand opening of its new Alternative Fueling Facility on Oct. 11. This new facility is not only the largest facility in Georgia but is also the first to be located in a high traffic area, according to the company

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18
Oct

Three Lanes Closed Eastbound I-70 at Missouri River this Weekend

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The Interstate 70 Blanchette Missouri River Bridge westbound closure and detouring will start in two weeks, but significant impacts to travelers will occur this weekend.

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18
Oct

A123 Goes Bankrupt, Azure Dynamics’ Assets to be Auctioned

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The unsettled nature of the electric vehicle market was underscored earlier this week with the announced bankruptcy of A123 Systems, a battery maker that got federal stimulus money – something quickly pointed out by the Romney for President campaign.

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18
Oct

Survey Shows 34 LNG Production Facilities for Vehicle Fuel

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NGVAmerica and Zeus Intelligence announced a new information service for anyone interested in access to trailer loads of liquefied natural gas. The list is now publically accessible from the NGVAmerica website (www.ngvamerica.org).

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18
Oct

Canada Rolls Out eManifest

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As the November 1 deadline looms for all Canada-bound loads to comply with Canada’s eManifest program, the Canada Border Services Agency is urging carriers to get up to speed with the program before the new requirements go into effect.

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18
Oct

Navistar Appoints John C. Pope to Board of Directors

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Navistar International Corp. announced John C. (Jack) Pope, chairman of PFI Group LLC, a financial management firm, has been appointed to the company’s board of directors. He replaces David D. Harrison, who elected to retire after serving five years as a board member.

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18
Oct

YRC Worldwide Announces 2012 Destination Green Environmental Excellence Awards

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YRC Worldwide Inc. recently announced the 2012 winners of the Destination Green Environmental Excellence Award for employee leadership in sustainability. In the second year of the awards, two teams were recognized along with seven employees.

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18
Oct

"Connected" is Theme of Vipar Heavy Duty Conference

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Under the theme “Connected,” the 2012 Vipar Heavy Duty Annual Business Conference will be held Oct. 21-26 at the Marco Island Marriott in Florida.

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17
Oct

ChemLogix Launches Freight Brokerage Service

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ChemLogix LLC, a provider of comprehensive chemical industry transportation management, technology, and supply chain consulting services, has launched a new freight brokerage service as part of its Capacity Management program.

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17
Oct

FCCC Names Sippel Director of Sales and Marketing

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Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. has named Anthony Sippel its director of sales and marketing

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17
Oct

Operation Safe Driver Week Aims to Prevent Distracted Driving

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During its annual Operation Safe mobilization effort the week of Oct. 14-20, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance is calling on all drivers to reduce aggressive and distracted driving and save lives, with special attention to both commercial vehicle safety and sharing the road with commercial vehicles.

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17
Oct

Schneider National Enters Energy Transportation Services Business

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Schneider National recently entered the fast-growing energy transportation services business, supporting the movement of base materials to and from oil well sites across the U.S.

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17
Oct

Survey: Carriers Plan to Raise Pay; Healthcare Concerns Easing Somewhat

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More than three-quarters of carriers in a recent survey plan to raise pay this year, nearly half by 2% to 5%, while another fourth plan to raise pay by less than 2%, according to Transport Capital Partners’ Third Quarter 2012 Business Expectations Survey.

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17
Oct

CSA Scrutiny Intensifies

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Scrutiny of the CSA truck safety program went up a notch this week with a congressional request for an audit and the launch of a review by a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration advisory group.

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17
Oct

CARB Says "Gear Up for Clean Truck Month" a Success

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The California Air Resources Board announced that its month-long multi-agency campaign to ensure that trucks traveling on California’s roadways are obeying state air pollution laws was a huge success.

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17
Oct

Propane’s Cheap and Ready

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Propane is no longer just for your backyard barbeque or the furnace and water heater in your rural home. It’s an efficient and economical fuel that powers millions of vehicles overseas, and proponents in the United States say it deserves to catch on in a big way here.

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17
Oct

In Search of Cross-Border Safety Data

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Listen to opponents of cross-border trucking and you might envision hordes of unsafe, broken-down Mexican rigs swarming across the border. That hardly seems to be the case, given a recent report from the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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17
Oct

Cadec Global Makes Executive Announcements

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Former Xata executive Angela Shue has joined Cadec Global’s executive team as vice president of sales, and Owen Smith has moved into the new role of senior vice president of product strategy.

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16
Oct

Diesel Prices Hit Four-year High

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Diesel prices have hit their highest level since September 2008.

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16
Oct

Transportation Sector Adds More than 17,000 Jobs in September

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The transportation and warehousing sector added 17,100 jobs throughout the month of September, substantially contributing to the drop in unemployment in the latest job numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics last week.

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16
Oct

Caribou Coffee Now A Feature of Kenly 95 Petro Food Court

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Kenly 95 Petro, Kenly, N.C. has now added a Caribou Coffee to its Food Court.

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16
Oct

PressurePro, Concirrus and CMS SupaTrak Integrate TPMS and Telematics Solutions

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Concirrus, a provider of telemetry and M2M solutions, and CMS SupaTrak, one of the United Kingdom’s providers of vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions, will integrate PressurePro’s tire pressure information into their solution.

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16
Oct

Compli Offers Free Three-Part Webinar Series on Best Hiring Practices

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Compli has scheduled a three-part webinar series based on key best practices in hiring. This series is presented in partnership with the national labor law firm Fisher & Phillips LLP.

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16
Oct

Swalina named Trucker Buddy Outstanding Teacher

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Trucker Buddies, Al and Kym Hemerson, were so pleased with their teacher, Barbara Swalina, who teaches first grade at North Glendale Elementary School, in Kirkwood, Mo., that they nominated her as a Trucker Buddy Outstanding Teacher.

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16
Oct

EPA Awards $30 Million for Clean Diesel Projects

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $30 million for clean diesel projects as part of its ongoing campaign to reduce harmful diesel exhaust.

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16
Oct

Accuride’s Dauch Earns ASQ Quality Leader Award

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Accuride Corporation President and CEO Rick Dauch has received the Quality Leader of the Year Award from the Automotive Division of the 80,000-member American Society for Quality.

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12
Oct

Accuride Announces Cost-Cutting, Lower Earnings Expectations

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Accuride Corp. is cutting staff and production due to to soft Class 8 truck orders and a loss of standard equipment position at Navistar and Paccar.

Class 8 truck orders continue to be weak and have led to rapidly declining build schedules at Accuride’s major OEM customers.

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12
Oct

XRS Names Michael Weber as CFO

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XRS Corp. (formerly Xata Corp.) has promoted and appointed Michael Weber to chief financial officer effective immediately.

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12
Oct

ATA Honors Mike Russell "Good Stuff" Image Award Winners

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LAS VEGAS – American Trucking Associations announced the winners of the sixth annual Mike Russell “Good Stuff” Trucking Image Awards, honoring three organizations for their efforts to generate positive awareness of the trucking industry’s essential role in the economy and dedication to safety.

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12
Oct

ATA Honors State Trucking Association Executives

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LAS VEGAS – American Trucking Associations honored eight state trucking association executives with individual service awards.

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12
Oct

ABF Freight System, Teamsters Set Date to Negotiate

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Less-than-truckload giant ABF Freight System and the Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee announced that they expect to begin negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement on Dec. 18.

TNFINC is the negotiating arm of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. ABF is the largest subsidiary of Arkansas Best Corp. and was founded in 1923.

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12
Oct

Bendix Establishes Brake Shoe Remanufacturing Operation

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Bendix has begun serial production of remanufactured brake shoes at its new Bendix Brake Shoe Remanufacturing Center in Huntington, Ind.

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12
Oct

NACFE to Study Barriers to Adoption of Freight Efficiency Technology

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The North American Council for Freight Efficiency has been awarded a project to study and understand how technology adoption works to improve freight efficiency in North American Class 7 and 8 tractor-trailer operations.

The International Council on Clean Transportation is sponsoring the study.

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12
Oct

TMC Announces Technician Scholarship Winners

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The Technology & Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations has awarded five diesel truck technician scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year.

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12
Oct

Jeff Foxworthy Named Keynote Speaker for The Work Truck Show 2013

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Jeff Foxworthy will serve as the keynote entertainer at The Work Truck Show 2013.

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11
Oct

Back to the Future: The Current and Coming Driver Shortage

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LAS VEGAS – At least one industry analyst has predicted the driver shortage could reach 500,000 by sometime net year. The American Trucking Associations recently reported that driver turnover at large truckload fleets is now at 106%, the highest level since early 2007. What’s driving this shortage, and what can be done about it?

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