Industry Briefs

D&W Diesel authorized hydraulic products distributor

| July 16, 2012

D&W Diesel is now an authorized Parker Truck Hydraulic Center Distributor, offering a full line of hydraulic products and services such as hydraulic pumps, motors, reservoirs and valves. D&W also offers Parker Hannifin brands like ...

Driver appreciation campaign to award cash, rinds, duct tape

| July 16, 2012

Rudolph Foods, manufacturer of pork rinds, and ShurTech Brands, makers of Duck brand duct tape, will celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 16-22, with an eight-week campaign and a video contest. Truckers are invited ...

Boyd Bros. named a Best Company to Work for in Ala.

| July 16, 2012

Boyd Bros. Transportation was recently named one of the Best Companies Group’s 2012 Best Companies to Work for in Alabama. Business Alabama magazine and Best Companies Group created the awards program to recognize Alabama’s best employers. Employees ...

Peterbilt 579 gets SmartWay designation

| July 13, 2012

Peterbilt announced its new 579 model has received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay designation. The model meets the program’s established set of fuel-saving, low-emission equipment specifications for new Class 8 long-haul tractors and trailers. ...

Mack Pinnacle to deliver Capitol Christmas Tree

| July 12, 2012

Mack Trucks is providing a custom-decorated Pinnacle Axle Back model to deliver the tree for the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree Project from Meeker, Colo., to the Capitol. U.S. Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell will drive the Mack Pinnacle ...

Navistar opens new Midwest parts distribution center

| July 12, 2012

Navistar has opened its new Midwest Parts Distribution Center in Joliet, Ill., which stocks more than 85,000 parts for International and IC Bus vehicles, MaxxForce diesel engines and all makes of trucks. At 860,000 square-feet., ...

J.J. Keller develops risk-reducing driver training program

| July 12, 2012

Compliance products and service company J.J. Keller and Associates has introduced a new driver training program designed to reduce the risk for cargo securement violations, accidents and liability.  The Cargo Securement Flatbeds program teaches drivers ...

Chevron Delo announces June 2012 Million Mile Club inductees

| July 11, 2012

Chevron Lubricants named the eight drivers inducted to the Chevron Delo-sponsored Red Eye Radio Million Mile Club in June 2012. New inductees to the club receive a personalized Million Mile Club jacket provided by Chevron Delo, ...

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