DOT orders WTSA US Express to shut down

| June 11, 2012

FMCSA has ordered WTSA US Express to cease all transportation services following extensive review of its operations.

Utility receives safety award

| June 11, 2012

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company has received the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association Annual Safety Award for its Marion, Va., manufacturing plant. Utility’s Marion plant manufactures 3000R refrigerated trailers. The plant has been honored with the “Category A” ...

DHL’s Standard Forwarding named Carrier of the Year

| June 11, 2012

Standard Forwarding, a subsidiary of DHL Freight, was named Great Lakes/Midwest LTL Carrier of the Year for the fourth time in a row in Mastio & Company’s annual Value and Loyalty Benchmarking Study. ...

Reduced stopping distance brake block

| June 11, 2012

Federal-Mogul recently introduced the Abex Reduced Stopping Distance Brake Block that the company says meets safety standards and is available in three application-specific formulations: RN (organic, 20,000-pound axle rating, copper-free formulation), RSM (semi-metallic, 29,000-pound axle ...

No consensus yet on highway funding bill

Jill Dunn | June 11, 2012

Worry remains over whether congress can agree on long-term surface transportation funding before the current stop-gap funding bill expires June 30.

Brown inducts 22 drivers into Safety Hall of Fame

| June 10, 2012

Brown Trucking Company announced the induction of 22 drivers into its “Million Mile Safe Driving” Driver Safety Hall of Fame. The group was recognized for successfully driving more than a million consecutive ...

James Wesley to perform at Walcott Jamboree

| June 10, 2012

Iowa 80 Truckstop has added a second concert, featuring James Wesley, slated to perform July 13 at 7 p.m. to its Walcott Truckers Jamboree. Wesley, whose uncle is a retired driver, has opened for country stars ...

uShip named Cars.com shipper

| June 09, 2012

Popular website Cars.com has named uShip its exclusive shipping partner and provider. The online transportation marketplace gives Cars.com shoppers an instant shipping quote, as well as access to thousands of customer-reviewed auto-transport companies that competitively ...

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