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Expert: Trucking industry has underinvested in itself

The trucking industry’s reluctance to reinvest in its fleets could soon come back to haunt them. Donald Broughton, managing director of Avondale Partners, speaking at the CCJ’s Fall Symposium Tuesday morning said he’s ...

Trailer orders jump in October

Orders for new trailers rose roughly 30 percent from September to October, totaling 24,707 units in the month, according to a report from ACT Research. Dry vans accounted for much of the push, said ...

Andrews Logistics celebrates 15 years of growth

Named one of Dallas Business Journal's Top 100 Fastest-Growing Companies DALLAS – Andrews Logistics, an asset based transportation and logistics company headquartered in Southlake, Texas, is celebrating its 15th anniversary this month. Founded by Bill Andrews and J. Darron ...

NationaLease completes 2012 Sales Meeting

Sales representatives from NationaLease’s 175 independently owned truck leasing companies recently came together in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. to take part in the company’s 2012 Sales Meeting. The annual meeting presented sales staff with ...

WheelTime, American Power Group reach agreement

American Power Group Corporation announces its subsidiary, American Power Group, Inc., has signed a national distribution and master marketing agreement with WheelTime Network, LLC. Under the terms of the agreement, WheelTime will endorse ...

AMP Americas announces natural gas conversion

CHICAGO – AMP Americas announced Monday that it has commenced operating its trucking fleet on renewable natural gas produced from the first agricultural digester project in the United States to qualify for Renewable Identification ...

Fall Symposium will be streamed live

You won’t have to be in Scottsdale, Ariz., this week to take part in CCJ‘s 2012 Fall Symposium — three of the sessions will be streamed live on CCJ‘s homepage.  Starting at 10:30 CST Tuesday morning, ...

Daimler Trucks’ Mexico plant builds 100,000th Freightliner

After nearly four years of production at its Saltillo plant in Mexico, Daimler Trucks North America celebrated the assembly of the 100,000th Freightliner truck last week.  The anniversary vehicle, manufactured in the North Mexican ...

Sun Logistics names Sharkey president

Sun Logistics LLC, an New York-based transportation and logistics solutions provider catering to the motor carrier, distributor, 3pl, and retail industries, announced Monday the promotion of James T. Sharkey to the position of President. ...

New product helps closely monitor natural gas fuel costs

GREEN BAY, Wis. – BreakthroughFuel, a national supply chain management and energy advisory firm, has launched a new product allowing shippers to accurately measure natural gas fuel costs associated with moving company freight throughout the ...

SURVIVOR OTR scale now suitable for livestock

Rice Lake Weighing Systems was recently granted an amendment to its NTEP Certificate of Conformance for the SURVIVOR OTR Series of above ground truck scales. The amendment reduces the scale’s minimum division value (emin) ...

Orlando Freightliner helps Toys For Tots

This year, Orlando Freightliner and the Central Florida community are teaming up to make Christmas brighter for Central Florida’s children. During the month of December, Orlando Freightliner will donate $10 to Toys ...

IBISWorld expects dealer revenues to climb for next 5 years

One industry expert is predicting bleak news for the truck dealer industry when evaluating sales for the previous five years, but sees brighter days ahead.  IBISWorld industry analyst Antonio Danova says he expects, ...

OATRA outraged at 11th hour SB 273 amendment

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Auto and Truck Recyclers Association (OATRA) today expressed outrage over the House Insurance Committee's decision to substantively eliminate almost all consumer protections in a draft bill that ...

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