Industry briefs

Marten institutes detention pay

| July 01, 2011

Drivers who arrive on time and are delayed by a shipper or receiver for more than two hours over the scheduled delivery time will be paid for the detention effective July 1, Marten Transport said. The ...

Allied and Shell team to aid Joplin tornado relief

| July 01, 2011

Shell Oil Co. and Allied Oil & Supply have teamed up to assist tornado relief efforts in Joplin, Mo. Shell donated 420 cases of Pennzoil Premium 2-Cycle Oil, which employees at Allied’s Joplin branch handed out ...

Kenworth opens dealership in Madison, Ala.

| July 01, 2011

Kenworth of Alabama and Mississippi has opened a new dealership in Madison, Ala. that offers truck drivers access to a full-service dealership off of Interstate 65 in Huntsville. The new 25,000 square-foot dealership offers 10 ...

Navistar donates step van for tornado relief

| June 30, 2011

Navistar International has donated a step van valued at $20,000 to the Hale Empowerment and Revitalization Organizations, a catalyst for community development in areas of the Alabama Black Belt. The van donation is intended to ...

England becomes SmartWay partner

| June 28, 2011

England Logistics has partnered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the SmartWay Transport program, the Salt Lake City-based carrier announced. The SmartWay program helps carriers try to save fuel and reduce carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxide ...

Lighting compliance website launched

| June 28, 2011

A new website on the new regulatory Compliance, Safety and Accountability program is available for use, lighting manufacturer Truck-Lite Co., announced. The site, at truck-lite.com/CSA, is designed to provide users with answers to frequently asked questions ...

Sunglasses to be GATS giveaway

| June 22, 2011

One thousand pairs of sunglasses will be given away at the Minimizer booth during the Great American Truck show in Dallas, Aug. 25-27, the company announced.            A new product will be unveiled at the show, the ...

Iowa 80 to host centennial fest for vintage truck

| June 21, 2011

The Iowa 80 Trucking Museum will host a 100th birthday party for its 1911 Walker Electric truck at 2:30 p.m. Friday, July 15, the museum announced. The celebration will coincide with the Walcott Truckers Jamboree, ...

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