Industry briefs

Walmart driver delivers memorial wreaths

| January 07, 2010

Walmart driver, Cher Straw, was one of the drivers who in December delivered more than 100,000 cemetery wreaths to honor fallen soldiers.

Schneider National sweeps awards

| January 07, 2010

Schneider National won 43 national awards for its service in 2009.

BestPass offers discount on NY Thruway tolls

| January 05, 2010

New York’s newly launched 5 percent toll rate hike on the New York State Thruway can be avoided by commercial haulers.

Kenworth extends rebate to OOIDA members

| December 30, 2009

Kenworth Truck Company announced that it will extend a rebate program with the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) through 2010.

ATC builds new Dallas complex

| December 30, 2009

The Around The Clock Freightliner Group built a new 200,308-square-foot complex along Interstate 20 in south Dallas to serve its over-the-road and local fleet customers.

ACS offers sleep apnea reporting

| December 18, 2009

ACS Expedited Solutions and Sleep Pointe have partnered to use the TripPak TruckStop scanning to monitor sleep apnea compliance.

Joplin Petro wins service award

| December 18, 2009

A Petro station in Joplin, Mo., won a high-ranking service award from a national automotive service group.

Appreciation day to thank carriers

| December 16, 2009

The C.H. Robinson 2nd Annual Carrier Appreciation day will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 12 at the TA Travel Center off I-4 near Tampa Bay, Fla.

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