Industry briefs

IdleAir opens sites in Texas, Pa.

| August 10, 2011

Shorepower provider IdleAir has opened locations in Shepherd, Texas, and Claysville, Pa. The Claysville, Pa., stop is at exit six off I-70, and the Texas stop is on Highway 59, north of Houston. IdleAir Premium service ...

Super Service ups new driver bonus

| August 09, 2011

New owner operators and company drivers who sign on with Super Service are eligible for a $2,500 bonus, the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based carrier announced.

Great American Trucking Show app available

| August 09, 2011

An app for the Great American Trucking Show is available on iPhone, Android and BlackBerry smart phones.

Performance Kenworth opens parts, service facility

| August 05, 2011

Performance Kenworth has opened a new parts and service center in Rosenberg, Texas. The location offers truck fleets and operators easy access from U.S. 59, the company says. The new shop features four service bays, one ...

‘Ice Road’ star to appear at GATS

| August 04, 2011

Maya Sieber and “Deadliest Catch” fisherman Edgar Hansen will appear at the Great American Trucking Show.

TA opens facility in Indiana

| August 03, 2011

TA full-service travel center is at exit 230 off I-65 in DeMotte, Ind.

Interstate Distributor Co. launches $2,500 truck add bonus

| August 02, 2011

Independent carriers and owner operators who add power units during August are eligible for a $2,500 bonus per truck as part of Interstate Distributor Co.’s Power Only program, the Tacoma, Wash.-based carrier announced. The bonus is ...

Crete and Shaffer start veteran training program

| July 29, 2011

Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking are now offering a training program for military veterans as part of the companies’ already-existing driver training programs.

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