industry brief

Con-way donates antique tractor

| April 18, 2011

The Iowa 80 Trucking Museum received a 1983 Ford Model 8000 cabover tractor from Con-way Freight Tuesday.

FleetPride acquires two Okla. companies

| April 18, 2011

Aftermarket heavy-duty truck and trailer parts distributor FleetPride has acquired Cushing, Okla.,-based Cimarron Truck Parts and Muskogee, Okla.,-based Oklahoma Truck Supply, the company announced.

Drayage fair to detail government incentive programs

| April 13, 2011

The Drayage Truck Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 16, at the Port Authority’s Executive Building parking lot in Houston.

Flatbed and dry van pay increases

| April 06, 2011

Drivers can earn an additional 2 cents per mile pulling flatbed and dry van loads for Nashville, Tenn.,-based carrier Western Express.

Pilot offers ConocoPhillips lube

| April 06, 2011

ConocoPhillips lubers are now available at Pilot Flying J locations.

1st Guard offers fuel card giveaway

| March 28, 2011

Owner-operators will be eligible for fuel cards worth $500 through referrals starting March 31, 1st Guard Corp. announced.

Marty Stuart to headline Walcott Jamboree

| March 18, 2011

Country music singer Marty Stuart and the Fabulous Superlatives will headline a 7 p.m. concert at the Walcott Truckers Jamboree.

CRST earns Iowa National Guard and Reserve award

| March 15, 2011

The Iowa Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, an agency of the Department of Defense, recognized CRST International, Inc.

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