Industry briefs

Dayton Freight Lines recognized by Navistar

| February 25, 2015

Dayton Freight Lines announced its selection as a recipient of Navistar’s Diamond Supplier Award. The Dayton, Ohio-based regional less-than-truckload company was one of 26 top-performing suppliers recognized by Navistar out of more than 1,200 worldwide ...

TCA commits to hiring 50k military vets

| February 24, 2015

The Truckload Carriers Association, in partnership with Hiring Our Heroes and FASTPORT, has announced a commitment on behalf of its 700 member companies to hire 50,000 veterans and military spouses into the trucking industry over the next four years.

DumpTruckLoads.com board launches

| February 20, 2015

A new construction industry start-up from Pennsylvania has launched a dump-truck-specific load board as an online service, accessible from both desktop and mobile browsers, that enables members to find trucks or loads. Dump truck owners can receive real-time ...

I-94E in Detroit: Two right lanes to close Fri.-Mon.

| February 19, 2015

Road crews will take to I-94 at in Detroit, closing two lanes at milemarker 212 for road work Friday-Monday.

ACT offering holiday pay, free family rides, layover pay

| February 18, 2015

American Central Transport company drivers now receive $100-per-day holiday pay while they are at home for Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. If a company driver is driving on ...

Drivewyze available at Florida ag inspection sites

| February 18, 2015

Drivewyze announced that eligible commercial carriers now can use its PreClear bypass service to bypass 22 agricultural inspection stations in Florida, in addition to 440 weigh stations and inspection sites in 33 states across the ...

Southeastern opens four new Sun Belt service centers

| February 18, 2015

Southeastern Freight Lines expanded its services across the Sun Belt region, opening four new service centers with a total of 134 dock doors throughout Kentucky and Cincinnati. The Lexington, S.C.-based less-than-truckload company said the new Cincinnati ...

New Iowa80.com catalog available

| February 11, 2015

Trucking accessories provider Iowa80.com has released its redesigned and larger catalog. The new 92-page catalog features more than 275 new items, including new lights, chrome and stainless exterior accessories, interior accessories, safety and compliance items ...

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