Industry briefs

Hornady increases pay packages

| December 17, 2014

Hornady Transportation announced an increase in all driver pay programs that will be applied to all line haul, dedicated and regional drivers paid by the mile. Effective Jan. 5, all drivers will receive a 1-cent increase ...

Old Dominion announces rate increase

| December 16, 2014

Old Dominion Freight Line announced this week it will be raising rates by about 4.5 percent starting Jan. 5, 2015.

‘The Dragon’ gets truck restrictions in Tenn.

| December 11, 2014

Have you driven "The Dragon" -- or U.S. 129 in Tennessee/N.C.? Following its bordering state's lead, Tennessee will prohibit vehicles longer than 30 feet from the mountainous road as of January.

App aims to ease Canadian border crossings for truckers, carriers

| December 10, 2014

Truck operators and carriers who carry freight to and from Canada may want to take a look at a new app that bills itself as one that can help make border crossings more efficient.

Utility makes Bendix trailer roll stability standard 3000R spec

| December 10, 2014

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. announced the addition of trailer roll stability protection from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems as a standard base specification on its 3000R refrigerated trailer. The Bendix TABS-6 Advanced with Bendix Trailer Roll Stability ...

K&B enhances holiday sign-on bonus program

| December 10, 2014

K&B Transportation announced an enhanced holiday sign-on bonus program that the South Sioux City, Neb.-based company says equals out to an increase of more than 7 cents per mile. Drivers starting prior to Christmas will receive ...

AMG Peterbilt of Columbus opens

| December 10, 2014

AMG Peterbilt of Columbus (Ohio) – a full-service Peterbilt dealership offering new and used truck sales, parts sales and service – opened Dec. 1 and is located in nearby Plain City with access to Interstate ...

Pilot Flying J opens three new stops

| December 09, 2014

Pilot Flying J announced this week it has opened three new Pilot Travel Centers in Texas, Iowa and Florida.

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