Industry briefs

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, ...

ABCO to hire new drivers

| June 21, 2011

ABCO Transportation is expanding its office location to Aurora, Colo. and plans to hire 75 new drivers, the carrier announced.  Robert Bowman, the fleet's vice president of operations, said the expansion will provide a better service ...

Load board targets small carriers, independents

| June 16, 2011

No Broker Freight is a new freight matching service.

Hornady Transportation announces driver pay increase

| June 16, 2011

Hornady Transportation has increased pay for company drivers by 1 cent per mile, the carrier said. The fleet’s Human Resource Director Guy Martonrana says now experienced drivers can earn up to 45 cents a mile. The carrier ...

Love’s opens two travel centers

| June 13, 2011

New facilities are in Ocala, Fla., and Dickson, Tenn.

Alliance Truck Parts sponsors NASCAR race

| June 13, 2011

Company has signed a 3-year naming rights deal with Michigan International Speedway.

Cummins to add office building, jobs

| June 13, 2011

The building is the third expansion project in southern Indiana announced by Cummins in the past year.

Angie Banning awarded April 2011 Teacher of the Month

| June 09, 2011

Angie Banning, a teacher at Longmont Estates Elementary in Longmont, Colo., was named Trucker Buddy International’s April 2011 Teacher of the Month. Banning and Steen Gronlund, a driver for Mile High Foods, have volunteered in ...

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