Industry Briefs

K&B enhances holiday sign-on bonus program

| December 10, 2014

K&B Transportation announced an enhanced holiday sign-on bonus program that the South Sioux City, Neb.-based company says equals out to an increase of more than 7 cents per mile. Drivers starting prior to Christmas will receive ...

Schneider Finance touts easier online credit application

| November 28, 2014

Schneider Finance announced the creation of a one-stop online shop to help simplify business ownership for owner-operators. The revamped mobile-friendly SFITrucks.com website is designed for easy use and to offer a streamlined user experience, showcasing an ...

Southeastern relocates Arkansas service center

| November 28, 2014

Southeastern Freight Lines, a Lexington, S.C.-based less-than-truckload company, relocated its service center in Van Buren, Ark., near Fort Smith, in response to growing business in the region. The new facility employs more than 35 people and ...

Con-way Freight driver Painter hits 3 million safe miles

| November 20, 2014

Con-way Freight, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based less-than-truckload company, announced that Larry Painter, a 30-year company veteran, became its sixth professional driver to achieve three million consecutive accident-free miles. Con-way Freight’s three-million-mile club also includes previous honorees ...

Goodyear offers big-fleet pricing package to owner-ops

| October 21, 2013

A market-share leader in the sales and service of commercial tires to the largest fleets is rolling out out a special pricing package aimed at owner-operators and small fleets – and at improving its share ...

TCA hosting health fairs at TA/Petro stops

Overdrive Staff | August 15, 2013

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) will sponsor free health fairs at 18 TravelCenters of America/Petro Stopping Centers  across the United States. Reflecting the theme Make Your Destination Another Birthday, these events will take place on ...

Daseke buys Oregon Truck Co.

Overdrive Staff | August 15, 2013

Daseke Inc., a group of flatbed and specialized carriers, announced it has acquired the Redmond, Ore.-based Central Oregon Truck Company. The transaction took place Aug. 1 and follows Gaffney, S.C.-based J. Grady Randolph Inc. joining Daseke, ...

Wabash named one of 50 best manufacturers

Overdrive Staff | August 14, 2013

IndustryWeek has named Wabash National Corporation one of the 50 Best U.S. Manufacturers in the magazine’s July 2013 issue. To select the top 50 manufacturing companies, IndustryWeek evaluated members of its U.S. 500, a list of ...

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