Industry Briefs

Crete Carrier April Drivers of the Month

| June 01, 2012

Crete Carrier, Shaffer Trucking and Hunt Transportation have announced their April 2012 Drivers of the Month.

Pilot opens new centers

| May 29, 2012

Pilot Flying J has announced plans to open seven new travel centers and plazas in June and July. The two travel plazas will be located in Anna, Texas, and Nanton, Alberta, Canada. New travel centers ...

Melton Truck Lines receives E Star award

| May 29, 2012

Melton Truck Lines Inc. was awarded the President’s E”Star Award for Export Service in May. The E Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion ...

Consulting firm offers business classes to drivers

| May 24, 2012

Equinox Owner-Operator Solutions has launched the Equinox University for Carriers, a set of interactive learning courses customized for driver training programs of individual truckload and less-than-truckload carriers.  The courses are specially designed to hold attention, ...

Robert Costa named February Trucker Buddy of the Month

| May 23, 2012

Robert Costa has been named February Trucker Buddy Driver of the Month by Leslie Wolf, his Trucker Buddy partner for more than a decade. Wolf is a third grade teacher at Robert L. Forbuss ...

Steve Gilbert named March Trucker Buddy of the Month

| May 23, 2012

Steve Gilbert has been named the March 2012 Trucker Buddy of the Month following his nomination by Arlene Poulos, a teacher at Fallbrook Street School in Fallbrook, Calif. Her class is a multi-age ...

EEOC asks for another rehearing in CRST lawsuit

Jill Dunn | May 18, 2012

The case involved dozens of female truckers who alleged sexual harassment.

Charity event to harvest timber after major Texas wildfire

| May 18, 2012

The Logs to Lumber organization in Bastrop County, Texas, is holding the Lost Pines Log Pull charity event May 26-27 and seeks volunteer participants. The “Burned Forest Challenge” follows the Labor Day 2011 wildfires, the “largest ...

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