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Wingfoot opens tire service center

| August 18, 2011

Commercial tire dealer Wingfoot opened a new Truck Care Center in Baytown, Texas, the Goodyear subsidiary says. The facility is located along Interstate 10 at exit 789. It has three service bays, one each for ...

Old Dominion to expand Indianapolis facility

| August 17, 2011

Thomasville, N.C.-based Old Dominion Freight Line is expanding its regional Indianapolis hub from 223 doors to 325. The carrier plans to expand the existing facility at 3915 W. Morris St. by 84,000 square feet and ...

Gordon Trucking buys Buske Lines

| August 17, 2011

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 ...

Ambest teams up with Michelin

| August 17, 2011

Ambest is now featuring Michelin tires and products, as well as tire and emergency road service, at many of its service locations. Those 68 dealer locations are listed on the tire maker’s website.

Baker Truck Corral opens shore power location in Oregon

| August 16, 2011

Baker Truck Corral, off Interstate 84 near Baker City, Ore, has equipped 24 truck parking spaces with electrical service. The stop is the first of 50 that will be outfitted with plug-in and recharging stations ...

Truck and tire cleaning system

| August 15, 2011

The Vehicle & Equipment Washers system provides a way for drivers to clean their trucks and tires and help control debris. The VEWI system is self-contained, and it recycles and filters water in the cleaning ...

Atlas awards scholarships

| August 15, 2011

Three college students are recipients of Atlas World Group’s scholarship program. Ryan Wink, a senior at the University of Southern Indiana, received the Atlas World Group Chairman’s Scholarship, while Maria Smith, a junior at the University ...

Owner-Operator of the Month for August

| August 11, 2011

Larry Severson says success is when you get the feeling you’ve done the job right.

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