Industry briefs

Trucker wins GPS system

| October 03, 2011

Bill Stewart, a St. Louis resident, won a Rand McNally IntelliRoute TND 500 Model Trucker GPS system, Truck Centers Inc. said. The dealer network held a drawing for the GPS system and other prizes in ...

Loves opens new Fla. stop

| September 30, 2011

A new Love’s Travel Stop is open in Cottondale, Fla., at exit 130 off Interstate 10. The stop has 98 truck spaces, DEF dispensers at the diesel islands, CAT scales, five showers, RFID cardless fueling technology ...

Mack sponsors trucker aid program

| September 29, 2011

A Mack Pinnacle will be given away at the 2012 Mid-America Trucking Show March 22-24 2012 in Louisville Ky as part of the Back on the Road campaign sponsored by Mack Trucks Inc. and Arrow ...

Prime hosts driver picnic

| September 29, 2011

Prime Inc., held company picnics for drivers and their families Sept. 3 in Springfield, Mo., Pittston, Pa., and Salt Lake City. The picnics included inflatable games and water slides, face painting and various casino-style games. The ...

Delo announces boat sweepstakes

| September 29, 2011

From now until Dec. 2, participants can register to win the grand prize of a fully-equipped 2011 ZX190 Skeeter bass boat from Delo, the Chevron subsidiary says. Delo, the maker of technologically advanced engine oils, lubricants ...

Big G Express wins carrier award

| September 28, 2011

Big G Express won this year’s Carrier of the Year award given by Continental Mills, the food producer says. Outbound carriers leaving Continental Mills’ shipping locations were judged on their on-time delivery, tender acceptance ratio, events ...

Inland to open new Wyo. Store

| September 28, 2011

Inland Truck Parts will open a new store in Evansville, Wyo., Oct. 17, the retailer says. The store will be Inland’s first in Wyoming and will have on-staff technical experts who perform transmission and differential remanufacturing ...

Technician wins top skills award

| September 27, 2011

Jeffrey Schlecht, a technician for the Omaha Truck Center in Norfolk, Neb., won the highest honor at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s 2011 National Technician Skills Competition, Sept. 19-21 in Raleigh, N.C. Schlecht won prizes valued ...

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