Industry Briefs

Boss Shop opens in Laramie, Wyo.

| September 16, 2010

A new Boss Shop is open at the Pilot Travel Center on Interstate-80 at Exit 310 in Laramie, Wyo., Bosselman Inc. announced. Service includes tires, quick lube oil changes, and brake, electrical, drive train, air conditioning ...

Team drivers offered sign-on bonus

| September 16, 2010

Experienced teams hired before Sept. 30 can sign on with a $10,000 bonus, Schneider National Inc. announced. The sign-on offered by the carrier based in Green Bay, Wis., is $5,000 per team driver. Schneider team drivers ...

Data compliance service to expand

| September 15, 2010

Hours of service information, overall safety scorecards and intervention workflow for at-risk drivers will be provided to carriers in a new partnership with data management firm Vigillo, Dallas-based Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. announced. The expanded ...

KLLM raises driver pay

| September 13, 2010

Lead drivers in the South and Midwest, contractors and lease-purchase contractors are eligible for a pay increase, KLLM Transportation Services, based in Jackson, Miss., announced. Southeast regional lead drivers will receive a pay increase ranging from ...

Theresa Johnson wins Health Challenge

| September 10, 2010

She won the Women in Trucking and Roadside Medical Health Challenge after shedding 42 pounds.

SalSon to host driver appreciation

| September 09, 2010

Newark, N.J.-based SalSon Logistics will serve cookouts and other meals at its terminals for its drivers Sept. 19-25, during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. The carrier will also supply drivers rain gear during the week.  For ...

Tractors commemorate Schneider’s founding

| September 09, 2010

San Bernardino, Calif., resident Harvey Robbins, shown in the photo, is one of 10 drivers hauling freight in Schneider’s new Freightliner tractors specially decorated for the carrier’s 75th anniversary celebration. The front of each truck is ...

CRST Van Expedited to change name

| September 07, 2010

CRST Van Expedited will be named CRST Expedited after Sept. 15, parent company CRST International announced. The Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based carrier's largest subsidiary, CRST Expedited is used for time-sensitive loads, high-value loads and loads that ...

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