Gordon Trucking

Mega-carriers combine: Gordon Trucking acquired by Heartland Express

One of the country's largest carriers, Heartland Express, has acquired 100 percent of the stock of another major carrier, Gordon Trucking, in a transaction valued at around $300 million.

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Roadside Attractions

New life for old classics, Love's connect app, the Aurora Borealis and more industry news and oddities are featured.

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LogBook

Year's top owner-operator named, N.C., Virginia and Missouri in tolling program, FMCSA wants EOBR survey excluded and more industry news items are featured.

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Gordon Trucking buys Buske Lines

Gordon Trucking Inc.  purchased Edwardsville, Ill.-based Buske Lines Inc. The acquisition includes Buske's 150 power units and 375 refrigerated and dry-van trailers. A 35,000-square-foot shop in Pontoon Beach, Ill., also part of the purchase, will serve as a maintenance, truck driver and operations center for Gordon, based in Seattle.

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Trucking effort in Wash. state to find child

As we know, dry vans have uses ancillary to hauling freight, not least among them their advertisement potential. You need only look to this month's Overdrive to find evidence of that in a pic of sister mag CCJ's yearly Five Flashiest Fleets' winner. A fleet headquartered in Washington State is using a similar tactic toward less commercial purposes, though. Gordon Trucking will place large missing-persons notices (pictured) about Kyron Horman, who disappeared last June from his ...

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Over the canyon rim — a grand, prize-winning truck driver’s photo — and more

This stunning view off the U.S. 89 bridge over the Colorado River near Page, Ariz., was shot by Gordon Trucking company driver Ron Nikirk, based in Oakland, Ore. Gordon becomes our fifth winner since we launched the contests in July via The Photographer: Truckers News Photo Group on Flickr.com, a development that followed nearly three years of slow build in group membership. Membership levels continue to rise, thanks to your interest in the contests and ...

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