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Bridgestone Receives Volvo Premium Supplier Award 2009

Bridgestone was awarded the title of Volvo Premium Supplier in June 2010. The award recognizes Bridgestone’s leading performance across a broad range of strict criteria. Bridgestone is the first tire manufacturer to ...

Goodyear Awarded Contract With Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has been awarded a five-year contract to supply tires and tire-related services to Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), the nation's second largest transit bus ...

Trucking Companies Relying On Third-Party Logistics Providers As Growth Strategy

Transportation and trucking companies are increasingly relying on third-party logistics providers to grow their businesses, according to Evans Distribution Systems, a full-service third-party logistics provider of warehousing, transportation and value-added solutions. "Seventy-seven percent ...

Luber-finer Introduces New Brand Image

Luber-finer, a Champion Laboratories brand, announced that it is rolling out a new marketing campaign that includes a new logo, tagline, advertising program, promotions, Web site, packaging and sales tools. The new ...

Great Dane Trailers Announces Location Of New Southeast plant

Great Dane Limited Partnership has announced plans to build a new refrigerated trailer plant on a 118-acre site in Statesboro, Ga., northwest of Savannah, which meets the company and the State of ...

Northwood University Appoints Silvey To Chair Aftermarket Program,

Northwood University recently announced the appointment of Larry Silvey as chair of the Aftermarket Management Program after James John’s retirement from teaching. Silvey will be responsible for the aftermarket program on the ...

TIDA Awards Grant To Cuyahoga Community College

The Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) announced that it will award one of four Endowment Fund Grants in the amount of $5,000 to the Ohio-based Cuyahoga Community College Foundation (Tri-C). TIDA President Paul ...

PSI Recognizes Utility Trailer With Customer Excellence Award

Pressure Systems International has chosen Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company to receive its 2009 Customer Excellence Award.  Frank Sonzala, executive vice president of PSI with Steve Robinson, PSI’s director of OEM Sales and ...

Kenworth Adds Lane Departure Warning System As Option for T700

 Kenworth Truck Company now offers the Takata SafeTraK 3 lane departure warning system as an option for the Kenworth T700. The system combines an interior, windshield-mounted video camera with vision software to help ...

Hess Elected Association Of Diesel Specialists President

Chuck Hess, vice president of H.G. Makelim Co, was recently elected president of the Association of Diesel Specialist (ADS). He began his term August 4 during the 2010 ADS International Convention & ...

Super Session On Future Equipment Technologies Headlines GATS Truck Smart Summit

Ever-tightening environmental regulations, high fuel prices and continuing pressure to improve productivity amid a shifting supply chain will force ever greater changes to equipment over the next 10 years. How truck, trailer ...

Cummins appoints Yoder VP/global supply chain

Cummins Inc. announced that it has promoted Lisa Yoder to the newly created position of vice president of global supply chain. In her new role, Yoder will report to Cummins President and ...

Eaton names Boccadoro senior VP/sales and marketing

Eaton Corp. announced that Steve Boccadoro has been named senior vice president of sales and marketing. “Steve brings great experience in managing large sales and marketing organizations and working with some of ...

Sales down, inventories up in June

The ratio of inventories to sales edged slightly higher on a seasonally adjusted basis in June as sales for all U.S. businesses declined 0.6 percent from May while inventories rose by 0.3 ...

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