Industry briefs

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.

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 ...

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