Industry briefs

Women in Trucking seeking female drivers for Image Team

| January 13, 2015

Women in Trucking (WIT) is seeking qualified female drivers to become a part of their Image Team, the group announced last week. The WIT Image Team will represent the goals of WIT while bringing awareness of the need for more women in the trucking industry and the obstacles that women face, WIT says

Peterbilt to roll out new Model 567 mixer configuration

| January 12, 2015

Peterbilt Motors Co. announced it will unveil a new Model 567 configuration suited for concrete contractors and other weight-conscious applications during the World of Concrete show Feb. 2-6 in Las Vegas. “Peterbilt’s Model 567 has been ...

Va. Tech seeking truckers for research

| January 08, 2015

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute is seeking commercial drivers with a valid Class A or B CDL to participate in studies at VTTI in Blacksburg, Virginia. Drivers will be compensated for their time. Most participants ...

Con-way Freight opens two new service centers

| January 07, 2015

Con-way Freight, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based less-than-truckload company, opened two new service centers in Texas and Wisconsin. The new $3.7 million Central Texas service center in Robinson replaces an existing 22-door facility in Waco; it has ...

Old Dominion opens, relocates service centers

| January 07, 2015

Old Dominion Freight Line opened a new 267-door service center in Memphis, Tenn. The Thomasville, N.C.-based less-than-truckload company said it invested more than $30 million in the facility that now employs 416, with plans to ...

Dayton Freight opens new Des Moines service center

| January 07, 2015

Dayton Freight opened a new 52-door service center in Des Moines, Iowa, to provide faster service, increased capacity and more error-free deliveries. The Dayton, Ohio-based less-than-truckload company invested $7.5 million in the 28,000-square-foot facility and plans ...

Love’s opens new Pennsylvania, Illinois stops

| December 29, 2014

Love’s announced recently it has opened two new truck stops — one in Londonderry Township, Pa., and one in Hamel, Ill.

Peterbilt’s 2015 calendar now available

| December 22, 2014

Peterbilt’s 2015 calendar is now available for sale through Peterbilt.com in the “Peterbilt Life” section under the “About” link in the main navigation. To go directly to the calendar sales site, visit https://www.dcgonline.net/peterbiltretail/. The 2015 calendar ...

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