Industry Briefs

Shaffer presents 75th anniversary trucks to five drivers

| June 07, 2012

Shaffer Trucking recently gave their 75th Anniversary trucks to five Shaffer Trucking drivers.

Randall-Reilly announces 2012 Trucking’s Top Rookie Program

| June 07, 2012

Last year, Randall-Reilly Recruiting Media pursued a Commercial Vehicle Training Association suggestion and launched a Trucking’s Top Rookie contest to increase pride and professionalism among new drivers. Through its trucking publications and ...

Jacobson purchases fleet of Mack Pinnacles

| June 07, 2012

Mack Trucks recently announced that Jacobson Companies has purchased 139 day cabs and 120 sleepers, a total of 259, Mack Pinnacle on-highway commercial vehicles. A third-party logistics service chose the truck because of the fuel ...

Melton increases driver pay

| June 06, 2012

Melton Truck Lines Inc., of Tulsa, Okla., announced a 1 cent per mile across the board pay increase, effective June 5. In addition to the increase, the company has added a 4 cents per mile fuel ...

Beemac Trucking building public CNG fueling station

| June 06, 2012

Beemac Trucking announced the construction of the first compressed natural gas fueling station in Beaver County, Pa. A groundbreaking ceremony will take place on June 15 at the site, located in Ambridge, ...

Chevron announces May 2012 Million Mile Club inductees

| June 05, 2012

Chevron Lubricants recently named the eight drivers inducted to the Delo-sponsored Red Eye Radio (formerly Midnight Trucking Radio) Million Mile Club in May 2012, which honors truck drivers in the U.S. and Canada ...

Former Prime driver competes at San Diego Triathalon

| June 05, 2012

Former Prime Inc. lease owner-operator Siphiwe Baleka recently returned from the “San Diego or Bust” bicycle transport tour. Baleka competed and finished in eighth place in the Men’s 40-44 division of the ...

Caterpillar dealers to sell Minimizer fenders

| June 05, 2012

Minimizer has announced that its liquid platinum, poly fenders are now available in some Caterpillar dealerships. The truck manufacturer is also displaying Minimizer fenders on some of its demo trucks. Butler Cat in Rapid City, ...

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