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ATC Group launches new website

DALLAS – The ATC Group, among North America’s premier heavy and medium duty truck sales and service dealer groups, announced Wednesday the launch of its new ATCFreightliner.com website.  "We are confident our customers ...

R+L Carriers launches new service umbrella

WILMINGTON, Ohio –  R+L Carriers announced Wednesday a new service umbrella called Business Critical Solutions.  Business Critical is a mode neutral services option designed to provide same day, next day, or 1-2 day ...

Boyd Bros. acquire Mid Seven

Clayton, Ala.-based Boyd Bros. Transportation announced Wednesday that it has acquired Mid Seven Transportation, a Des Moines, Iowa-based freight company that hauls steel, machinery and agriculture equipment in the Midwest. The terms of ...

Paccar declares cash dividend in December

In what some see as a strategic move to avoid tax increases caused by the looming “fiscal cliff”, Paccar Inc. (PCAR) said Tuesday it will issue extra cash dividends later this month. Paccar ...

Knight’s Williams: Do your homework when buying equipment

A cost/benefit analysis can add up to huge savings when purchasing new equipment according to one industry veteran.  "Fuel economy is the big decider in spec'ing today," David Williams, vice president of equipment ...

Hendrickson launches parts look up system

Hendrickson has introduced PLUS, a “Parts Look Up System.” PLUS, according to Hendrickson, is designed to provide a fleet, repair center or distributor with serviceable parts information for Hendrickson Truck and Trailer suspension systems. ...

Diesel dips but remains above $4

The national average retail diesel price decreased by 0.7 cents to $4.027 a gallon during the week ended Dec. 3, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration. The latest ...

Senator: Addressing concerns may ease LNG growing pains

Two senators from America’s Dust Bowl said the best way to expand the trucking industry’s use of natural gas-powered trucks is to address their concerns. Rep. Lee Terry (R-Neb.) and Rep. John Sullivan ...

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 ...