Industry briefs

FuelQuest acquired by Veeder-Root

| August 26, 2014

FuelQuest, a software provider for commercial fueling, was acquired by Veeder-Root Company, per an Aug. 26 announcement. Veeder-Root says the acquisition will help improve “operational efficiencies” for commercial fueling customers. FuelQuest brings its Software as a Service ...

Celadon buying 1,500 new tractors

| August 26, 2014

Celadon Trucking this month announced it will be buying 1,500 new tractors, consisting of Kenworth T680 tractors from Paccar, along with some LoneStar and ProStar models from International. Kenworth T680 tractors from Paccar as well as ...

The ‘Real life trucking hero’

| August 26, 2014

To recognize truckers, Progressive brings back its third annual contest, having launched at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas; anyone can now nominate a trucker through September 30.

IdleAir adds four Pilot stops, five dedicated facilities

| August 25, 2014

IdleAir announced at the Great American Trucking Show last week it now operates five dedicated facilities with single terminals in conjunction with C.R. england, Con-way Truckload, CalArk, Werner Enterprises and TSA/Panamex. The truck stop electrification service ...

Apex’ authority start-up service

| August 22, 2014

The Apex Capital Startup Program adds to its newly minted load board for clients and other benefits the factoring company offers to customers

Love’s opens three new stops

| August 21, 2014

Love’s Travel Stops announced this week it opened three new locations: Franklin, Va., at the intersection of U.S. Highways 58 and 258 Angola, Ind., at Exit 348 on I-69 Indianola, Miss., at the intersection of HIghways 82 and ...

Werner’s ALS ice-bucket challenge

| August 19, 2014

Derek Leathers, Werner Enterprises president and chief operating officer, took on the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS and issued his own challenge -- to all Werner drivers.

Kenworth adds nat gas option to T880

| August 19, 2014

Kenworth announced this week it is adding a natural gas option for the Kenworth T880, the company’s flagship vocational truck.  The Kenworth T880 day cab and 52-inch mid-roof sleeper configurations now can be specified with the ...

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