Industry briefs

Ox Bodies donates to tornado relief

| May 17, 2011

Dump body manufacturer Ox Bodies, based in Fayette, Ala., has donated mesh and vinyl tarps valued at $20,000 for tornado relief efforts in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Helping out is part of being a member of a community, ...

Health association to team with Texas truckers

| May 17, 2011

The Healthy Trucking Association of America is teaming with Texas Motor Transportation Association to provide health and wellness services.

SuperRigs show includes parade, live music, entry prizes

| May 12, 2011

The Shell Rotella SuperRigs truck beauty contest is scheduled for June 2-4 at the Kenly 95 Petro in Kenly, N.C.

Driver wins Smart Car in Bosselman contest

| May 12, 2011

P&W Logistics driver selected to receive car in drawing.

Carolina International CEO named top dealer

| May 05, 2011

American Truck Dealers have named Richard “Dick” Ryan, dealer principal and CEO of Carolina International Trucks in Columbia, S.C., 2011 Truck Dealer of the Year during ATD’s annual convention. “To be recognized for my almost 40 ...

Xata offers mobile phone software

| May 05, 2011

Xata Corp., a provider of trucking compliance and fleet optimization software, announced it is integrating and reselling ZoomSafer’s software, FleetSafer Mobile and FleetSafer Vision, which are designed to reduce distracted driving. FleetSafer Mobile is designed to ...

Parts distributor FleetPride acquires Midway Truck Parts

| May 03, 2011

Truck and trailer parts distributor FleetPride bought Midway Truck Parts, the Woodlands, Texas-based company announced.

1st Guard donates to trucker charity

| May 03, 2011

1st Guard Corp. contributed $2400 to Knoxville, Tenn.-based St. Christopher Trucker Development and Relief Fund. The Venice, Fla.-based truck insurer said also that every time truckers are referred to the company via a referral card they are entered ...

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