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Schneider increases tanker pay rate

| December 01, 2010

The tanker division at Schneider National, Schneider National Bulk Carriers, is increasing owner-operator compensation by 5 cents a mile.  The new rate increases owner-operator compensation to $1.05 a mile, plus fuel surcharge, for loaded and unloaded ...

GT tires get SmartWay approval

| November 19, 2010

The GT radial GSL213 steer tire and GT669+ drive tire have received SmartWay certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, GITI Tire USA announced. Read about the tires at GITI TIre USA.     

Luber-finer on social media sites

| November 19, 2010

Truckers can now access details about Luber-finer filtration systems on  YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, Albion, Ill.-based Champion Laboratories, Inc. announced. The Facebook and Twitter channels provides access to news and information concerning lines of teh brand's heavy-duty, medium-duty ...

Landes driver wins customer award

| November 17, 2010

Driver Bob Oitker is the first recipient of the Customer Appreciation Recognition for Employees award, said Landes Trucking Inc. CEO Jim House. The fleet, based in Jacksonville, Ill., started the award to honor employees who ...

Boyd Bros. Transportation driver tops 2 million miles

| November 16, 2010

Company driver Virgil Shell recently exceeded driving 2 million miles safely, Boyd Bros. Transportation announced. A 16-year veteran trucker and resident of Columbia, S.C, Shell was given a bonus check and trophy for his accomplishment. Shell ...

Driver champion gets keys to new truck

| November 11, 2010

Carl Krites, a 12-year Con-way Freight driver, has won a 2010 Freightliner Cascadia.

Luber-finer launches new look for brand

| November 11, 2010

Luber-finer, a heavy-duty filtration products line, unveiled a newly designed logo, tagline and other promotions of its brand, Champion Laboratories announced of the filtration brand. At the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo in Las Vegas Nov. 2-4, ...

Luber-finer launches new look for brand

| November 10, 2010

Luber-finer, a heavy-duty filtration products line, unveiled a newly designed logo, tagline and other promotions of its brand, Champion Laboratories announced of the filtration brand. At the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo in Las Vegas Nov. 2-4, ...

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