Industry briefs

Atlas helps with United Way effort

| August 22, 2011

For the second consecutive year, Atlas Van Lines joins United Way as a Pacesetter company in the organization’s annual campaign. Atlas held several events at its Evansville, Ind., headquarters to raise money for agencies supported ...

Internet Truckstop adds carrier registration service

| August 22, 2011

Internet Truckstop, a freight matching service, is adding Carrier Registration Service to its website, the company says. The new feature is expected to reduce registration time to about 10 minutes and minimize the need to ...

Hornady increases driver pay

| August 18, 2011

Hornady Transportation drivers who live in northern Indiana are now receiving a higher pay rate of up to 46 cents per mile. They will also receive more home time and an additional 2 cents per ...

Cascade Sierra offers funding

| August 18, 2011

Organization has approximately $20 million in funding to help small trucking companies and owner-operators upgrade or replace their trucks.

Wingfoot opens tire service center

| August 18, 2011

Commercial tire dealer Wingfoot opened a new Truck Care Center in Baytown, Texas, the Goodyear subsidiary says. The facility is located along Interstate 10 at exit 789. It has three service bays, one each for ...

Old Dominion to expand Indianapolis facility

| August 17, 2011

Thomasville, N.C.-based Old Dominion Freight Line is expanding its regional Indianapolis hub from 223 doors to 325. The carrier plans to expand the existing facility at 3915 W. Morris St. by 84,000 square feet and ...

Gordon Trucking buys Buske Lines

| August 17, 2011

Gordon Trucking Inc.  purchased Edwardsville, Ill.-based Buske Lines Inc. The acquisition includes Buske's 150 power units and 375 refrigerated and dry-van trailers. A 35,000-square-foot shop in Pontoon Beach, Ill., also part of the purchase, will ...

Ambest teams up with Michelin

| August 17, 2011

Ambest is now featuring Michelin tires and products, as well as tire and emergency road service, at many of its service locations. Those 68 dealer locations are listed on the tire maker’s website.

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