Elizabeth Manning

Old Dominion increases pay

| August 07, 2012

Thomasville, N.C.-based Old Dominion has increased its base pay 4.9 percent, which will go into effect this week. The increase may differ for some drivers due to variables like driving distance and lanes utilized. The ...

Minimizer leaders up for award

| August 06, 2012

Ernst & Young LLP announced finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 Award in the Upper Midwest, with Minimizer’s Chief Visionary, Craig Kruckeberg, as one of the finalists. The program serves to ...

Expert to outline workplace issues

| July 23, 2012

Attorney R. Eddie Wayland will discuss employment law during the first day of the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference in Dallas.

Progressive expands coverage

| July 20, 2012

Progressive Insurance has expanded its commercial auto product, including its truck cargo coverage, which now includes owned goods and an increased coverage limit of up to $250 thousand. It's also added refrigeration breakdown coverage.  Also new ...

Rand McNally announces upgraded PC, nav units

| July 20, 2012

Rand McNally announced this week the launch of its TruckPC 7600, which has a new hardware design and upgrades for its mobile communication fleet management system. The map and navigation company said it also cut ...

Improved side skirt

| July 19, 2012

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, manufacturer of refrigerated trailers, dry freight vans, flatbeds and Tautliner curtainsided trailers, has announced enhancements to its USS-120A side skirt. The product is also securely bolted by a “spring” attachment to ...

Peterbilt to host customer experience events

| July 19, 2012

Peterbilt Motors Company will host several events throughout 2012 aimed at giving customers firsthand experience of the company’s product lineup and Paccar manufacturing facilities. Customers will have the option of test driving different vehicles and ...

Peterbilt 579 gets SmartWay designation

| July 13, 2012

Peterbilt announced its new 579 model has received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay designation. The model meets the program’s established set of fuel-saving, low-emission equipment specifications for new Class 8 long-haul tractors and trailers. ...

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