Industry briefs

CC Industries buys Trail King

| October 05, 2010

CC Industries Inc. purchased open deck and material hauling trailer maker Trail King Industries Inc., said Bill Crown, president and CEO of Chicago-based CC Industries. Trail King, with operations in Mitchell, S.D. and West Fargo, N.D., ...

Kenworth T700 tour returns

| September 30, 2010

Veteran trucker Mike McDowell is driving a Kenworth T700 equipped with a 2010 Paccar MX from Maine to Texas in an encore of the truck tour that began this summer, Paccar announced. After the tour’s Canadian ...

Drivers win mentoring awards

| September 30, 2010

Interstate Distributor Co. husband-and-wife team Richard and Linda Thomas have been named Trucker Buddies of the Month for July, and Walmart driver Chuck Lobsiger, shown above in the photo, is honored with the same such award ...

Cozad purchases Reliance Trailer

| September 29, 2010

Reliance trailer parts, sales and service have been purchased by Cozad Trailer Sales, LLC, the Stockton, Calif.-based, heavy-haul and construction trailer company announced. Operations will be located at Cozad’s manufacturing facility and dealership in Stockton. Inquiries about ...

Pegasus’ Transflo Express to replace scan service

| September 28, 2010

Scan & Go scanning and document management service will no longer be available at former Flying J truck stops after Oct. 5, Pilot Flying J Travel Centers announced. Transflo Express truck stop scanning from Pegasus TransTech ...

West Side Transport offers $1,000 sign-on bonus

| September 24, 2010

Newly hired company drivers and owner-operators will be paid $1,000 sign-on bonuses, Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based dry van carrier West Side Transport announced. Josh Schauf, West Side Transport recruiting director, said that the bonuses come in response ...

CRST named technology innovator for third straight year

| September 22, 2010

CRST International Inc. has been named to Information Week 500 as one of the magazine’s top technology innovators for 2010.  The Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based carrier ranked 221 on the list, on which it has placed ...

Residential park services available

| September 22, 2010

Over-the-road truckers can reside in their trucks at and have mail service from Truckers Home Base, a residential park at Exit 288 on Interstate 40 in Cookeville, Tenn, halfway between Nashville and Knoxville. The company has ...

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