Industry briefs

Ryder names its carriers of the year

| July 07, 2014

Ryder Systems last week announced its selections for top carriers in its annual Ryder Carrier Quality Award, which recognizes carriers in metrics like on-time performance, claims handling, customer service, technology applications, economic value and innovation for the previous calendar year.

Detroit hits production milestones

| June 30, 2014

Detroit Diesel Corp. this week celebrated the production of its one millionth Detroit axle at its Employee Appreciation Day. The annual employee recognition event was held at the company’s headquarters in Redford, Mich. “Our Employee Appreciation ...

Mack opens two facilities in Canada

| June 30, 2014

Mack Trucks expanded its service and support network in Canada with the opening of two new facilities. Redhead Equipment recently opened its new Regina, Saskatchewan location between Emerald Park and the City of Regina on Highway ...

PC*Miler software update

| June 27, 2014

Version 28 includes new tools and enhanced functionality geared around the need for greater customization, providing the safest, most effective routing for each customer’s specific business needs.

STEMCO’s new website live

| June 26, 2014

In addition, the supplier launched a new page for the company on LinkedIn for industry news and communication with end users.

Industry at Sea event sails in Sept.

| June 26, 2014

The Industry at Sea event, hosted by the Small Business in Transportation Coalition, will set sail September 12 from Port Canaveral, Florida, aboard Royal Carribean's "Enchantment of the Seas" vessel.

Love’s now offering freight factoring; low rates, free remote processing

| June 26, 2014

Love's has introduced Love's Financial, which will offer factoring services for drivers. Love's says it will pay within 24 hours, allowing drivers to get money for loads before shippers would have paid them.  The new service ...

Total Transportation boosts pay

| June 25, 2014

Total Transportation of Mississippi has announced a pay increase for its company drivers effective immediately.

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