Industry briefs

New Love’s opens in Nickajack Lake, Tenn.

Overdrive Staff | October 28, 2013

Love’s Travel Stops has opened a new travel stop in Nickajack Lake, Tenn., on I-24, Exit 158. The Nickajack Lake Love’s includes 94 truck parking spaces, Subway and McDonald’s restaurants and a Love’s Truck Tire Care ...

Two new Peterbilt dealerships open in Ga.

Overdrive Staff | October 28, 2013

Peterbilt’s network now has two new locations: Peterbilt of Albany (Ga.) and Peterbilt of Tifton (Ga.). Both full-service locations are owned by the John Prince family, who have owned dealerships in south Georgia for more ...

Mack displays pink truck

| October 28, 2013

Mack Trucks is doing its part to help increase awareness of breast cancer by displaying this pink Mack Pinnacle Axle Back model at its headquarters in Greensboro, N.C.  The truck display is in conjunction with ...

J. J. Keller E-Log system now compatible with iPhone, iPad

Overdrive Staff | October 23, 2013

The Encompass E-Log and fleet management system from J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is now compatible with the iPhone and iPad through the company's KellerMobile app. The company’s KellerMobile app works with its Gen II ...

Fitzgerald Increases production to meet demand

Overdrive Staff | October 23, 2013

Fitzgerald has increased its production of gilder kits to about 40 to 55 completed units per week to handle larger quantity orders.  With its new facility in Albany, Ky., Fitzgerald has increased its production capabilities, it ...

Inland opens service shop in Tulsa area

Overdrive Staff | October 22, 2013

Inland expanded its presence in the Tulsa area, opening a second location in addition to its 5454 South 108th East Avenue shop. The new location, formerly Midwest Diesel, is located at 300 North Hickory Avenue ...

Love’s opens stop in Eagleville, Mo.

Overdrive Staff | October 22, 2013

Love’s Travel Stops opened a new location in Eagleville, Mo., at 21022 State Hwy N. (I-35 at exit 106). Professional truck drivers will receive extra “My Love Rewards” loyalty points on fueling purchases at the new ...

Pilot Flying J Expands Network in Mt. Vernon, Ill.

Overdrive Staff | October 22, 2013

Pilot Flying J has opened a new Flying J stop in Mt. Vernon, Ill. The new location is at 101 S 45 St. There are 200 parking spaces, eight showers, laundry facilities and a certified scale. The company ...

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