Industry Briefs

Internet Truckstop designates women-owned firms

| March 19, 2012

Load board service says it introduced this feature because more shippers and logistics companies have diversity expectations.

Randy Houser to headline Walcott concert

| March 14, 2012

Country music singer Randy Houser will headline a 7 p.m. concert July 12 for the 33rd Walcott Truckers Jamboree July 12-13, the Iowa 80 Truckstop announced. The event will be at the truck stop, off ...

Driver named Highway Angel for helping couple at roadside

| March 14, 2012

Kool Pak company driver Mike Mozley has been named a Highway Angel for helping a couple attach chains to their car at roadside, the Alexandria, Va.-based Truckload Carriers Association said. Near lunchtime in January, Mozley saw ...

Love’s contributes to storm relief

| March 12, 2012

Love's Travel Stops is donating $25,000 to help victims of the March 2 tornadoes that devastated sections of southern Indiana and northern Kentucky, the Oklahoma City, Okla.-based travel center franchise says.

Garrett named Trucker Buddy

| March 12, 2012

Arch Wood Protection driver Randy Garrett was named December 2011 Trucker Buddy of the Month, nonprofit educational outreach Trucker Buddy International announced. Jennifer Austin, a fourth-grade teacher at Demorest Elementary School in Demorest, Ga., nominated Garrett ...

Petro opens in Carnesville, Ga.

| March 12, 2012

A new Petro Stopping Center has opened at Interstate 85, off exit 150, in Carnesville, Ga., TravelCenters of America said. The stop has 250 truck parking spaces, 12 diesel lanes, 18 showers, a Petro Lube service ...

Love’s contributes to tornado relief

| March 07, 2012

Love's Travel Stops is donating $25,000 to help victims of the March 2 tornadoes that devastated sections of southern Indiana and northern Kentucky, the Oklahoma City, Okla.-based travel center franchise says. A  Love's truck stop in ...

Truck gift celebrates Christner landmark

| March 05, 2012

Longtime customer John Christner Trucking, of Sapulpa, Okla., celebrated its 25th anniversary with the gift of a customized Coronado from Freightliner Trucks. The truck was given to the refrigerated truckload carrier at the Tulsa Convention Center ...

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