Industry briefs

Every Trucking awarded for safety

| September 12, 2013

Great West Casualty Company, at the Oregon Trucking Convention, presented Central Oregon-based Charlie Every Trucking with the Platinum Fleet Safety Award.

Dealer group opens new Pete facility

Overdrive Staff | September 05, 2013

Salt Lake City is home to the newest Peterbilt dealership in the company’s 270-plus dealer network with the relocation of Jackson Group Peterbilt’s flagship location to a 128,000 square-foot facility. The new full-service dealership includes ...

C.R. England cutting 81 non-driver jobs

| September 04, 2013

In a cost-cutting measure, Salt Lake City-based carrier C.R. England will be laying off 81 non-driver workers this week, reports Utah-based newspaper Desert News, who cites a memo circulated at the company recently. The memo was ...

Navistar adding Cummins ISB option to DuraStar

| September 04, 2013

Navistar is adding the Cummins ISB 6.7-liter engine as an option for its medium-duty DuraStar model.

XRS inks Samsung partnership

| August 30, 2013

 XRS is working with Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), to develop an integrated mobile device and software package designed specifically for the trucking industry. The company announced the collaboration during its annual XRS User Event ...

Old Dominion hits top growth list

| August 30, 2013

Old Dominion was named one of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies for 2013 by Fortune Magazine. The company has more than tripled its revenue in less than a decade. The report highlighted Old Dominion’s performance over the past ...

Prime boosts pay

| August 29, 2013

Prime Inc. increased pay for its OTR company drivers, independent contractors and associates. OTR company drivers (paid on the per-mile basis) started receiving a one cent per mile increase for any loads dispatched after August ...

Keller launches e-log tablet

| August 29, 2013

The tablet is a 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 operating on Verizon's 4G network -- built for exclusive use with Keller E-Log system for hours of service recording and other compliance functions.

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