Industry Briefs

FedEx truckers honored as Entrepreneurs of the Year

| August 27, 2010

FedEx Ground has announced one of its highest honors for three entrepreneurs whose businesses provide package delivery services for the company. Steve Crawford, of Steve Crawford Trucking, St. Louis, Mo.; Bruce Eucce, of Bruce Eucce ...

uDrove update launched

| August 26, 2010

An updated version, 2.2.1, of the uDrove mobile transportation solution is available for the iPhone at the App Store. The new version provides enhanced features and support for iOS4. uDrove is compatible with iPhone, Android and ...

Tire service app available

| August 26, 2010

A mobile dealer-locator application for Blackberry smart phones is available from Michelin Americas Truck Tires, the company announced Aug. 26. The service joins the tire maker’s OnCall emergency road service and online dealer and service ...

Champion to rebrand filters, coolants

| August 24, 2010

Starting in October, Luber-finer filters and other products will have a new logo, tagline and packaging at truck stops and all other locations where the products are sold, Champion Laboratories Inc. announced. Luber-finer has made filtration ...

Transport America wins top award

| August 19, 2010

Transport Corp. of America has been named Limited Brands' 2009 Mid-Sized Carrier of the Year.

FedEx Ground honors entrepreneurs

| August 18, 2010

Owner-operators were recognized for their business development, customer service, safety record and community support.

General tires renamed Grabber

| August 16, 2010

The General Truck tires will be renamed Grabber and expanded as individual products are launched, Continental Tires the America announced Aug. 16.

Heavy Duty America and Truck Pride Partners merge

| August 12, 2010

Aftermarket products marketers and distributors Heavy Duty America and Truck Pride Partners have merged and will be known initially as HDA Truck Pride. The merger will become effective Sept. 1, during which staffs and services ...

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