Industry briefs

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.

Pilot makes donation to TCA

| July 29, 2011

Pilot Flying J gave the Truckload Carriers Association a $10,000 donation to assist the organization with its trucking image campaign.

Internet Truckstop partners with ALK Technologies

| July 28, 2011

Internet Truckstop is providing routing, mileage and mapping software through ALK Technologies, the freight matching service announced. ALK Technologies’ PC Miler software will be available to members of Internet Truckstop, based in New Plymouth, Idaho. ALK ...

Boyd Bros. raises pay 1 cent

| July 26, 2011

A 1-cent pay raise for drivers  is in now in effect, Boyd Bros. Transportation announced. All drivers will now receive an additional 1 cent on every paid mile. In addition to the pay increase, the Clayton, Ala.-based ...

Top-listed Pilot Flying J reopens El Paso Texas, plaza

| July 25, 2011

A newly remodeled plaza center opened in El Paso, Texas, Pilot Flying J Travel Plazas said. The travel stop company was recently named to Nation’s Restaurant News' 2011 Top 100 list. The reopened plaza is located at 1301 ...

Navistar training facility opens

| July 25, 2011

A new Navistar product support facility opened in Woodridge, Ill., the Warrenville-based engine and International brand truck maker announced. The 70,000-square-foot facility houses an office area, three classrooms, a photo and video studio, computer lab, a tool ...

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