Industry briefs

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 ...

Pilot Flying J plaza opens, another nearly ready

| June 08, 2011

A travel plaza in Haines City, Fla., opened recently and another in Morgantown, W. Va., will open June 22, Pilot Flying J Travel Centers announced.  A company spokeswoman corrected an earlier announcement that the Morgantown facility had already ...

Con-way re-opens Phoenix orientation site

| June 07, 2011

Con-way Truckload has re-opened its sixth driver orientation site in Phoenix at the Premier Inns, the Joplin, Mo.-based carrier announced. Plans include hiring 30 to 50 experienced professional truck drivers from several Western states, including Arizona, ...

James selected as April Trucker Buddy of the Month

| June 06, 2011

Russ James, a driver for Titan Transfer, has been named Trucker Buddy of the Month for April, nonprofit outreach Trucker Buddy International announced. Kristen Belcher, a third grade teacher at Kaufman Elementary School in Spring, Texas, ...

J.S. Helwig & Son ups driver pay

| June 03, 2011

J.S. Helwig & Son LLC drivers received a pay increase starting June 1, James Helwig, the carrier's president and CEO announced. Drivers being paid 32 cents to 35 cents will now receive 37 cents to 39 ...

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