Industry briefs

Iowa 80 launches museum app

| July 15, 2011

The Iowa 80 Trucking Museum has launched an app that will give virtual visitors the opportunity the vintage truck exhibits. Those who visit the museum can also listen to audio about the trucks on display ...

CAT Scale introduces free Android app

| July 15, 2011

The CAT Scale Locator application is now available for Android users in the Android Marketplace, CAT Scale Co. announced. The app allows drivers to locate the nearest CAT Scale through GPS on their phone. Drivers ...

Detroit Diesel to honor truckers

| July 15, 2011

Truckers may tour Detroit manufacturing plant, have lunch and get free merchandise as part of a driver appreciation promotion for August.

Loyalty card launched

| July 14, 2011

Drivers can purchase a loyalty savings card through a new partnership between Boss Truck Shops, a subsidiary of Bosselman Inc., and Wingfoot Truck Care Centers, a subsidiary of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. The Maxxcare card ...

Savings card available

| July 13, 2011

A new savings card is available for use at Travel Centers of America, Petro Truck Stops, Comdata Fuel locations and Wingfoot Truck Care Centers, freight factoring service Freight Capital announced.  Freight Capital clients factoring their freight ...

May’s Trucker Buddy selected

| July 13, 2011

Crete Carrier driver Dave Anderson has been named Trucker Buddy Driver of the Month for May, the nonprofit outreach Trucker Buddy International announced. He volunteers with Jenny Gubbels’ third-grade class at Woodland Park Elementary in Norfolk, ...

Detroit Diesel to honor truckers

| July 13, 2011

Truckers may tour the Detroit manufacturing plant, have lunch and get free merchandise as part of a driver appreciation promotion for the month of August, Detroit Diesel Corp. announced. CDL holders should sign up 48 hours ...

Transport Corp. raises pay

| July 08, 2011

Transport Corp. of America has raised owner-operator pay 2 cents per mile, bringing the pay to 93 cents per mile, the Eagan, Minn.-based carrier announced. Owner-operators with hazmat endorsement will receive an additional 2-cent increase, ...

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