Industry briefs

Internet Truckstop launches ITEX load board

| March 07, 2011

Internet-based load board provider Internet Truckstop announced the launch of ITEX (Instant Messaging), designed to make it easier for customers to manage available freight and trucks by allowing instant access to business opportunities using a ...

CRST honors drivers for safety

| March 07, 2011

Eleven drivers were recognized for driving at least 1 million accident-free miles, CRST Expedited, Inc. announced

Surety bond program now available

| March 04, 2011

Surety bonds are being offered as part of the ITS Financial Services Diamond Broker program.

Tire prices to increase April 1

| March 03, 2011

The price of all light and medium commercial truck tires will increase an average of 8 percent in the United States effective April 1, Yokohama Tire Corp. announced. The Fullerton, Calif.-based tire maker says that ...

IdleAir offering free service Tuesdays in March

| March 02, 2011

Free service from electric shore power provider IdleAir will be available at nine locations every Tuesday in March, the company announced

Marten to increase driver pay

| March 01, 2011

Marten Transport announced a driver pay increase of up to 4 cents per mile starting April 1.

Wingfoot opens new care center

| March 01, 2011

A truck care center has opened at Exit 6 along Interstate 95 at the Flying J in Kenly, N.C., Wingfoot Commercial Tire announced.

Retiree donates new Kenworth truck

| March 01, 2011

Man bought a new Kenworth T660 and donated it to the Lions Club in Washington State.

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