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Cervus Equipment Peterbilt named best in North America

February 9, 2015 by TEONA Baetu

DENTON, TX-Cervus Equipment Peterbilt was the best dealership in all of North America in 2014. Barring none, according to Peterbilt Motors Company.

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Trucker trades tires for hillbilly heroin

February 6, 2015 by Peter Carter

HUNTINGTON, W.VA.- A trucking company owner in West Virginia is looking at a possible 20 years in jail after admitting he swapped drugs for tractor-trailer tires.

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Bendix expands executive structure

February 6, 2015 by Peter Carter

ELYRIA, OH — The braking and high-tech safety-innovator Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC is changing its executive structure from a two-person executive board to a three-person board.

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FedEx ups profit by 23%, invests in e-commerce

December 18, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

MEMPHIS, TN- Trucking and package delivery giant FedEx Corp. reported a 23-percent jump in profit for its fiscal year second quarter.

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200 Peterbilt trucks to be converted to natural gas

December 18, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

ATLANTA, GA- Synergy Natural Resources, a firm that specializes in the supply and transportation of bulk aggregate materials, announced a deal with truck-maker Peterbilt to convert 200 trucks to liquefied natural gas.

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Manitoba to jump-start trucking safety program

December 17, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

WINNIPEG, MB- The Manitoba Trucking Association wants to establish an industry‐based safety program to provide relevant safety and health services targeted to the needs of our work environment, which would help trucking companies save on Workers’ Compensation Board premiums.

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UPS expands four North American facilities

December 17, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

ATLANTA, GA- Trucking, parcel and logistics service provider UPS announced it has built three new buildings and expanded another in four North American locations.

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New, used truck registrations up year-over-year

December 15, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

ENGLEWOOD, CO- There were 14 percent more trucks on North American roads in the first nine months of 2014 when compared to the same time last year, according to a report by vehicle industry research firm IHS Automotive.

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Restart rule could be suspended

December 15, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

WASHINGTON, DC- The trucking industry’s effort to suspend the current 34-hour restart is inching closer to victory.

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34-hour restart rule suspension in Senate hands

December 15, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Truckers interested in whether or not the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)’s 34-hour restart rule will be suspended have turned their eyes to the U.S. Senate after the House passed the funding bill.

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Ryder Wants to Help You Make More Money. Here’s How.

December 10, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

MIAMI, FL- Truck-and-equipment leasing firm Ryder System announced it is sponsoring TruckingEfficiency.org, a free, independent, online technology guide aimed to help fleet owners double their fleet efficiency.

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Mack, Volvo to Synch Up Repair Process

December 9, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

GREENSBORO, NC- Imagine you have a broken engine sensor and as you roll into a dealer facility to get it fixed, the technician already knows about it and has pre-ordered, maybe even already received the new part to fix your truck.

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SmartTruck Changes Canadian Distribution System

December 9, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

GREENVILLE, SC – Aerodynamic product manufacturer SmartTruck Systems announced that Northern Aerodynamic Systems or SmartTruck Canada will no longer operate as its exclusive distributor in Canada.

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CSA System Works, Statistics Show

December 8, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

PORTLAND, OR – Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) works. Stats show a 17-percent drop in violations since 2010, from about 600,000 violations per month to under 500,00.

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Diesel Prices Drop in Canada, the U.S.

December 5, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The price of fuel has been dropping both in the U.S. and Canada, and that, for however long it might last, is good news for trucking companies.