Industry Briefs

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 ...

Con-way names Drivers of the Month

| May 17, 2012

Con-way Truckload announced the recipients of its Driver of the Month recognition for April 2012. The drivers recognized by Con-way are: Company Driver of the Month Kenneth Taylor, from Hallettsville, Texas; Contractor Driver of the ...

Trucking carrier named one of Forbes’ most trustworthy

| May 16, 2012

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., located in Thomasville, N.C., has been named one of America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies by Forbes magazine. Old Dominion received this honor based on conservative accounting practices and solid corporate ...

California Pilot adds Shorepower

| May 16, 2012

Pilot Flying J, in collaboration with federally funded Shorepower Truck Electrification Project, has added electrical connections to 36 parking spaces at the Pilot Travel Center at Exit 745 off I-5 in Weed, California. The connections ...

Wingfoot centers open in Mississippi and Texas

| May 15, 2012

Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems has added new two new Wingfoot Truck Care Centers, one in Gulfport, Miss., and one in Sulpur Springs, Texas, both located on Pilot Flying J properties. The centers offer a full ...

New Kenworth service center in Oregon

| May 11, 2012

Kenworth announced a new 10,000-square-foot parts and service facility in Pendleton, Oregon, off of Interstate 84. The center adds to a network of more than 320 locations in the U.S. and Canada. The location features eight ...

Shorepower now available in Williams, Iowa

| May 09, 2012

Drivers traveling through Iowa can find Shorepower’s idle-free plug-in stations at the Broadway Flying J off Interstate 35 at Exit 144 in Williams, Iowa. The electrical connections are similar to plug-in stations found at RV ...

New Idle Free distributor

| May 09, 2012

Midlands Carrier Transicold now distributes the Idle Free electric APU, the only idle-free system on the market that meets all heat, air conditioning and electricity needs without the need for truck idling. The system runs more ...

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