Industry Briefs

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, ...

Blair named Highway Angel

| July 11, 2012

Bryan Blair, of Bardstown, Ky., is TCA’s newest Highway Angel. The driver for Pegasus Transportation, of Louisville, Ky., received the honor after helping a fellow driver to safety following an accident. Blair was behind a flatbed ...

CAT Scale to award sweepstake grand prize this week

| July 11, 2012

CAT Scale will award the grand prize in its Weigh To Win sweepstakes this weekend at the Walcott Truckers Jamboree. The winner has already been notified and will receive the 2012 Ford F250 4 x ...

Interstate Distributor announces new pay package

| July 07, 2012

Interstate Distributor’s new package, “My Pay”, provides over-the-road regional drivers with a competitive base rate per mile with the potential to add an additional 3 cents per mile quarterly. The compensation package focuses on safety, service ...

Iowa 80 to host party for Saurer and Mack Jr. trucks

| July 04, 2012

Iowa 80 Trucking Museum will host a 100th birthday party for its 1912 Saurer and 1912 Mack Jr. trucks on Friday, July 13, at 2:30 pm (CDT). The event will coincide with this year’s Walcott ...

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