Prime Inc.

Prime wants $500,000 reimbursement from state of New York for truck taxes, fees

The taxes — a certificate of registration and a highway use tax decal — totaled about $19 per truck.

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Prime purchases 900 Peterbilt 579 tractors

Prime Inc., the country's 16th largest carrier, recently ordered 900 Peterbilt 579s equipped with Paccar MX-13 engines.

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Following appeal, New Prime Inc. ordered to pay driver nearly $20k in refusal to drive case

New Prime Inc, part of national fleet giant Prime Inc., has been ordered by a federal judge to pay a former driver just shy of $20,000 in back wages and damages following the driver’s 2008 firing and New Prime’s subsequent changes to his DAC report.

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$2/gal. diesel: Been a while, hasn’t it?

Owner-operators with access to fleets' or other volume discounts are seeing costs almost that far down for a gallon of diesel; Mike "Mustang" Crawford is one of them.

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Video witnesses: Dual-camera systems making in-roads in fleet trucks

How truck-based cameras are capturing evidence that affects safety and privacy on the road.

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Rodney McCloud: ‘Fittest of the fleet’

With McCloud coming out on top of its fitness competition, Prime challenges other carriers to host their own Fittest events using the same format in order to bring together the champions of each fleet into a national competition.

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Prime boosts pay

Prime Inc. increased pay for its OTR company drivers, independent contractors and associates. OTR company drivers (paid on the per-mile basis) started receiving a one cent per mile increase for any loads dispatched after August 3, 2013. Line haul revenue for independent contractors increased four cents per mile during the last year.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were an estimated 793,470 truck drivers employed at the end of 2012. Median pay for these ...

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Fast-track CDL program for vets

Prime Inc. recently launched the Military Fast Track Program in Fort Bragg, N.C., designed to help military personnel make a successful transition to the civilian labor market. The campaign is part of an incentive to help increase veteran employment opportunities following the Military Commercial Driver’s License Act of 2012, signed into law last year. Through the program, veterans have access to free professional training, shortened contracts, and opportunities to become independent contractors, according to the ...

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Prime driver comes out on top of company cycling competition

Mario Almendarez rode a total of 538.99 miles to win the carrier's 2013 May Bicycle Challenge.

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Sunday service on the road

Introducing Pastor and Prime Inc. hauler Bob Sauter's CDL Drivers Church of Delivery, with worship service over the phone every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Central time.

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