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Purolator changes name to reflect company’s scope

Purolator Courier Ltd. announced that is has changed its name to Purolator Inc., and that Purolator USA is now Purolator International. Purolator says the new names mark the evolution of Purolator from ...

NationaLease Recognizes 2010 Masters Club Award Winners

NationaLease announces the winners of its 2010 Masters Club Award, a recognition that acknowledges sales excellence among local account managers in the NationaLease system during 2010.  The award is based on a competitive ...

TRALA Fighting Effort to Repeal CT Property Tax Exemption

Connecticut Governor Daniel Malloy recently released a proposed budget which includes a provision to repeal the property tax exemption for commercial trucks. The Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA) has teamed up with ...

Goodyear’s fleetHQ Solution Center and Servicing Dealer Network See Growth

According to  Tony Starling, general manager of fleetHQ, “In 2010, the Goodyear fleetHQ Solution Center helped more than 164,000 customers get their trucks back on the road.” That’s a nearly 60 percent ...

Knaack Announces Photo/Video Promotion

Knaack LLC announces its new photo/video promotion that is running exclusively on Facebook. Upload your Weather Guard truck equipment or van solutions photo or video and receive a free Weather Guard branded ...

Truck Dealer Of The Year Nominees

ATD announced the nominees for the 2001 Truck Dealer of the Year. The award recognizes excellence in business practices, industry leadership, civic contributions and community service. The award will be presented at ...

‘Next Generation’ Program for Truck Dealers to Launch at ATD Convention

The American Truck Dealers (ATD) announced a new program aimed at developing the next wave of medium- and heavy-duty truck dealers to effectively run their own businesses. The initiative, “Next Generation ATD,” will ...

Florida Utility Trailers, Inc. Acquires New Dealership in South Florida

Florida Utility Trailers, Inc. has acquired Utility Trailer Sales & Leasing in Miami, Fla.  “The acquisition is a part of our dealerships’ expansion plans to provide more available Utility inventory for customers in ...

Kenworth and Paccar Financial Extended Warranty Program Available

Kenworth Truck Company and Paccar Financial is offering an Extended Warranty Program through Dec. 31, 2011, for U.S. customers who purchase new Kenworth Class 5-7 factory or dealer stock units that meet ...

Rittler Joins TODCO as Sales Rep

Zach Rittler recently joined TODCO as a district sales representative, according to Skip Phillips, vice president of sales. Rittler is responsible for servicing new and existing accounts, which include truck body and trailer ...

Freight Efficiency Reports Available

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) has published two free Freight Efficiency Executive Reports free on its website www.NACFE.org. The reports are part of NACFE’s effort to help the trucking ...

Slagle addresses rumors about Mack moving to Mexico

In this week's episode of the CBS television series “Undercover Boss,” Denny Slagle, president and chief executive officer of Mack Trucks Inc., addressed employee rumors about the company moving production to Mexico, ...

ATA calls for open access to domestic energy sources

The American Trucking Associations on Friday, Feb. 25, called on the Obama administration to stop blocking access to U.S.-held energy assets, arguing that current world events are showing the importance of energy ...

Continental dealer locator app helps find emergency road/tire service fast

Commercial truck operators anywhere in the United States and Canada now can get instant access to emergency road and tire service from Continental, using their Apple iPhone or Wi-Fi enabled iPad. Continental ...