Industry briefs

Con-way donates antique tractor

| April 18, 2011

The Iowa 80 Trucking Museum received a 1983 Ford Model 8000 cabover tractor from Con-way Freight Tuesday.

FleetPride acquires two Okla. companies

| April 18, 2011

Aftermarket heavy-duty truck and trailer parts distributor FleetPride has acquired Cushing, Okla.,-based Cimarron Truck Parts and Muskogee, Okla.,-based Oklahoma Truck Supply, the company announced.

Jacobson offers referral bonus, $5,000 prize

| April 18, 2011

Jacobson drivers and owner-operators leased to the carrier can win bonuses and a prize of $5,000 in an incentive program that will continue through December, the Des Moines, Iowa,-based fleet announced. The so-called Amazing Referral Race contest ...

Trucker Buddy recognizes February standouts

| April 13, 2011

For February 2011, Trucker Buddy named Linda Ford as its Teacher of the Month, and Jim Buwalda as its Trucker Buddy of the month.

Drayage fair to detail government incentive programs

| April 13, 2011

The Drayage Truck Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 16, at the Port Authority’s Executive Building parking lot in Houston.

Flatbed and dry van pay increases

| April 06, 2011

Drivers can earn an additional 2 cents per mile pulling flatbed and dry van loads for Nashville, Tenn.,-based carrier Western Express.

Pilot offers ConocoPhillips lube

| April 06, 2011

ConocoPhillips lubers are now available at Pilot Flying J locations.

Schneider National driver exceeds 4 million safe miles

| April 06, 2011

Schneider National Inc., company driver Mark DeSotel was honored for driving 4 million accident-free miles in his nearly 35 years with the fleet, based in Green Bay, Wis. Late last year, he became the third ...

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