Industry Briefs

ACT offering holiday pay, free family rides, layover pay

| February 18, 2015

American Central Transport company drivers now receive $100-per-day holiday pay while they are at home for Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. If a company driver is driving on ...

Drivewyze available at Florida ag inspection sites

| February 18, 2015

Drivewyze announced that eligible commercial carriers now can use its PreClear bypass service to bypass 22 agricultural inspection stations in Florida, in addition to 440 weigh stations and inspection sites in 33 states across the ...

Southeastern opens four new Sun Belt service centers

| February 18, 2015

Southeastern Freight Lines expanded its services across the Sun Belt region, opening four new service centers with a total of 134 dock doors throughout Kentucky and Cincinnati. The Lexington, S.C.-based less-than-truckload company said the new Cincinnati ...

Ryder spec’ing female-friendly trucks

| February 11, 2015

Ryder System announced that it will offer customers a female-friendly vehicle package for lease. With the help of various OEMs and the Women in Trucking Association, a nonprofit organization established to encourage the employment of ...

Book recounts Schneider’s 80-year history

| February 11, 2015

In 1935, Al Schneider purchased his first truck, and today his namesake company is one of the nation’s largest providers of truckload, intermodal and logistics services. To capture and commemorate its history over the past ...

Kane Is Able opens California distribution center

| January 21, 2015

Scranton, Pa.-based third-party logistics provider Kane Is Able Inc. opened a 211,000-square-foot distribution center in Rialto, Calif., to address growing customer demand in the Southern California market. The Inland Empire facility, 50 miles east of Los ...

A. Duie Pyle opens logistics center

| January 21, 2015

A. Duie Pyle opened a new logistics center to support all of the West Chester, Pa.-based company’s services, including its less-than truckload, truckload, warehousing and distribution, custom dedicated and brokerage operations. The facility in Westampton, N.J., ...

Fleetmaster adding tractors, trailers

| January 21, 2015

Fleetmaster Express added 60 new 2014 Freightliner Cascadia tractors to its 300-truck fleet. The Roanoke, Va.-based company said it also recently added 40 other new Cascadias and that its latest order represents a 10 percent ...

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