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Office Depot president named new FleetPride CEO

FleetPride, Inc. announced Friday that the company has appointed Office Depot President, North America Kevin A. Peters its Chief Executive Officer. The move is effective Monday, Jan. 13. Peters succeeds Woody McGee , who will remain on ...

Cummins making business leadership changes

Cummins Inc. Friday announced the appointment of two long-time Cummins Engine Business leaders to key business operations within the Engine Business. Ed Pence will lead the Cummins High Horsepower Business while Dave Crompton ...

Volvo’s dealer network growing

Investments by Volvo Trucks dealers throughout the Southeastern U.S. have resulted in a nearly 21 percent increase in work capacity in that region since January 2010, the company says. During this time, Volvo ...

Volvo announces QR code for dealer service

Volvo Trucks announced Thursday an initiative to place QR Codes on all new vehicles effective April of this year. The codes, uniquely tied to vehicle's VIN number, provide technicians access to detailed service records ...

Timken sets earnings call

The Timken Company will release its 2012 fourth-quarter and full-year financial results next week, prior to the opening of the New York Stock Exchange. The company will host a conference call Thursday, Jan. 24 day ...

Worldwide Enterprises enters service agreement

Worldwide Equipment Enterprises (WEE) – the 2012 ATD Truck Dealer of the Year – announced Thursday that the company has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with National Truck Protection Inc. (NTP). Under the agreement, WEE will ...

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index rises

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index for November rose almost two full points, as reported in the January 2013 Trucking Update, to a reading of 9.7. According to FTR, the gain was expected as conditions impacting ...

NADA selects new president

The National Automobile Dealers Association has selected Peter K. Welch as its new president. “I’m excited and honored to be selected as the next NADA president,” says Welch. “NADA is a well-run organization. ...

Trailer Wizards announces hires

Canada-based Trailer Wizards Ltd. has announced the appointment of Dean Rhinas as Branch Manager of their Saskatoon branch as well as three new employees to their Regina branch. Rhinas will be responsible for planning ...

Great Dane realigns dealer sales team

Great Dane has announced several promotions and additions to its sales management team. Dave Gilliland has been named vice-president of national accounts and will oversee the company's national account sales team. Gilliland most recently served ...

Heil announces price increase

Heil Environmental announced price increase on all refuse collection bodies and roll-off hoists, effective this month. Citing escalating employee healthcare costs, inflation and implementation of innovations over the last two years, the company decided throttle ...

Somodi retires from Power Solutions International

Power Solutions International, Inc. announces its chief strategy officer Thomas Somodi has retired. Somodi has been with PSI since 2002, and has been the chief strategy officer since April 2012. “Tom’s skills and ...

Idealease, NPTC partner for seminar series

Idealease has announced a partnership with the National Private Truck Council (NPTC). The two agencies have teamed up to present “Safety & Compliance Simplified” seminars in 24 cities across the U.S. and Canada ...

Meritor to cut jobs in wake of charge

In a government filing Tuesday, Meritor Inc. said the company expects to take a charge of up to $25 million and cut approximately 200 salaried employees. The charges, which could range between $15 million ...

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