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Marten Transport raises layover pay

| June 03, 2010

Marten Transport increased its layover pay to drivers $100 per day, the Mondovi, Wis.-based carrier announced. In a recent driver wages survey, the National Transportation Institute rated the carrier as having one of the nation’s best ...

Reverse bid website launches

| June 03, 2010

A reverse bid website bringing together shippers and truckers opened recently, said Kirk Harris, president of Easyloadpro.com.  The website is the first service of its kind, the company says, and is designed to simplify the bid process. ...

Economy expands in May

| June 03, 2010

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in May for the 10th consecutive month.

House passes biodiesel tax incentive extension

| June 03, 2010

The House retroactively extends the biodiesel tax incentive through Dec. 31. Now the Senate takes up the measure.

Crete opens online store

| June 02, 2010

Crete Carrier Corp. launched an online store featuring apparel, accessories and gifts with insignia of its divisions, Crete Carrier, Shaffer Trucking and Hunt Transportation, the Lincoln, Neb.-based carrier group announced. The online store includes driver discounts, ...

Mack TerraPro refuse truck ‘Sliced’ on History Channel

| June 02, 2010

The star of last week’s episode of the History Channel television program Sliced was “tough, rugged and good-looking,” said makers of said star, a Mack TerraPro refuse truck that the show’s host, John McCalmont, showed ...

Pennsylvania holding transportation hearings

| June 02, 2010

The state is holding public hearings to solicit ideas for ways to reduce a $3.5-billion gap in transportation funding.

Vermont joins anti-texting roll

| June 02, 2010

Vermont became the 27th state to pass a texting ban after Gov. Jim Douglas signed an anti-texting-while-driving bill into law for all drivers in his state. The law also forbids all cell phone use for ...

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