Industry briefs

Crowning Touch Senior Moving Services wins service award

| February 16, 2011

Crowning Touch Senior Moving Services, based in Roanoke, Va., won the first Enterprise Award given to a smaller independent mover by the American Moving & Storage Association, based in Alexandria, Va. Award criteria include the carrier's ...

Joplin 44 opening set for May 20-21

| February 15, 2011

Joplin 44 Petro in Joplin, Mo., will celebrate the grand opening of its Super Truck Showroom and remodeled truck stop May 20-21, the truck stop announced. The event will have exhibits, an antique truck show, ...

Sweepstakes offers drivers prizes

| February 11, 2011

Truckers can register to win prizes such lights, horns, fenders and other accessories in Iowa80.com's Dreams of Chrome Sweepstakes. Fifty prizes will be given away, and drivers can register online at dreamsofchrome.com. The contest begins March ...

Bridgestone Bandag announces price increase

| February 11, 2011

Truck and bus radial tire prices have increased 12 percent, Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions announced recently regarding both the Bridgestone and Firestone brands. Kurt Danielson, the tire maker's president, says the cost of raw materials and ...

American Central raises owner-operator pay

| February 10, 2011

Owner-oeprators and company drivers are eligible for a pay raise effective March 1, American Central Transport announced.

O&S offers owner-operator pay raise

| February 10, 2011

Owner-operators paid by the mile are eligible for a pay increase, Springfield, Mo.-based O&S announced recently. Independent contractors now receive $1 per mile on all miles with an opportunity to increase to $1.02 per mile within 90 ...

Fikes offers pay increase for electronic logbook program use

| February 08, 2011

Owner-operators can have a 1 percent pay increase for using uDrove's electronic hours of service program, Fikes Truck Line announced.

Land Span adds 24-day availability bonus for teams

| February 08, 2011

Nationwide carrier Land Span, Inc., is offering an availability bonus incentive to team company drivers.

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