Industry Briefs

Iowa 80 launches sweepstakes

Commercial drivers have a chance to win one of 100 prizes to be given away in the Dreams of Chrome Sweepstakes commemorating the 10th anniversary of the IOWA80.com Web site.

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Highway Service Ventures under independent ownership

Highway Service Ventures, based in Ashland, Va., is now operating its four truck stops on the East Coast under the HSV Plazas brand. For the last 25 years, the truck stops were owned by a national chain. The four HSV Plazas are located at Elkton, Md. (Interstate 95 Exit 109 A), Ruther Glen, Va. (I-95 Exit 104), Florence, S.C. (I-95 Exit 169) and Carnesville, Ga. (I-85 Exit 160). The management team is the same, and all facilities and ...

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CRST Malone offers incentives

CRST Malone is offering a lease purchase program and a sign-on bonus for new owner-operators.

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Decker Truck Line, Inc., increases mileage pay rates

Decker Truck Line, Inc., started a new pay plan Feb. 15 for reefer and van company drivers.

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Tango Transport to hire 200

Tango Transport LLC, based in Shreveport, La., plans to hire 200 employees this year, most of them for commerical driving jobs.

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Gentle Giant moving wins top award

Gentle Giant Moving Co., based in Somerville, Mass., was named  the nation’s top independent moving company for 2009 by the American Moving & Storage Association. The award, in part, is made to reflect the industry's commitment to outstanding performance among independent movers.

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Mack, Volvo fleets offer online folder

MVASIST is an Internet-based system that gives Mack and Volvo truck fleet managers control over their service experiences.

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Memphis police issue cargo theft suspect alert

The Memphis Police Department issued an alert of three cargo theft suspects Feb. 9.

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CVSA releases 2010 Out-of-Service Criteria

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will release the 2010 North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria April 1.

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Randall-Reilly gives to Haiti relief

Randall-Reilly Publishing Co. joins others in helping Haiti's earthquake victims.

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