Industry briefs

Shell Rotella recognizing trucking, other industries with ‘Hardworking’ tv spots

| September 01, 2014

Shell Rotella announced last week that in honor of Labor Day, it had a new ad airing on RFD TV, the Outdoor Channel, Fox Sports 1 and Destination America. The ad is the latest in Shell's ...

Boyd, Interstate raising pay

| August 28, 2014

Boyd Bros. Transportation (No. 92 in the CCJ Top 250) and Interstate Distributor (No. 72 in the CCJ Top 250) both announced Aug. 28 they would be implementing pay raises for their drivers. Boyd, the Clayton, ...

Love’s opens two new stops

| August 28, 2014

Love’s Travel Stops announced Aug. 28 it has opened two new locations: One in Mossy Head, Fla., at Exit 70 on I-10, and one in Fort Stockton, Texas, at Exit 261 off of I-10.

Rolling Strong partners with owner-op association

| August 28, 2014

Trucking wellness program Rolling Strong announced this week it has partnered with the American Association of Owner-Operators to help AAOO members work toward better health.

Kenworth T880 promotes literacy

| August 26, 2014

This Kenworth T880 features a 52-inch sleeper and a special Seattle Mariners theme -- Aug. 26, it plays a part in a Paccar fund-raising effort outside Safeco Field in support of the Page Ahead Children’s Literacy Program in Seattle.

FuelQuest acquired by Veeder-Root

| August 26, 2014

FuelQuest, a software provider for commercial fueling, was acquired by Veeder-Root Company, per an Aug. 26 announcement. Veeder-Root says the acquisition will help improve “operational efficiencies” for commercial fueling customers. FuelQuest brings its Software as a Service ...

Celadon buying 1,500 new tractors

| August 26, 2014

Celadon Trucking this month announced it will be buying 1,500 new tractors, consisting of Kenworth T680 tractors from Paccar, along with some LoneStar and ProStar models from International. Kenworth T680 tractors from Paccar as well as ...

The ‘Real life trucking hero’

| August 26, 2014

To recognize truckers, Progressive brings back its third annual contest, having launched at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas; anyone can now nominate a trucker through September 30.

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