Industry briefs

Schneider unveils first-ever intermodal tank container for liquids, chemicals

| April 25, 2013

In a move that the carrier says will remove the remove some supply chain inefficiencies, Schneider National Bulk Carriers this week has introduced the first liquid and chemical hauler that can be used for both truck and rail.

Civilianjobs.com names Epes MVE

| April 25, 2013

CivilianJobs.com recently named North Carolina-based carrier Epes Transport System a 2013 Most Valuable Employers for Military finalist. The recognition helps military-experienced job seekers and veterans identify the top employers for civilian careers. For more information ...

Snap Fitness opens in St Louis

| April 25, 2013

Snap Fitness, in partnership with Rolling Strong, recently opened their fourth express fitness center inside of a Pilot Travel Center in East St. Louis. The opening follows the original launch in Dallas, Texas, Lebanon, Tenn., ...

TA donates to the St. Christopher

| April 25, 2013

The customers and employees of TravelCenters of America have donated $2,811.26 to the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF), a nonprofit organization that provides direct assistance to professional truck drivers whose medical problems ...

Free load securement webinar

| April 24, 2013

Columbus McKinnon continues its free webinar series with a 3-part series on chain and rigging safety starting Thursday. The sessions are designed to familiarize drivers with federal regulations, engineering standards, and the safe and proper ...

Epes Transport ups pay

| April 24, 2013

Epes Transport System recently announced an increase in pay for many of its company drivers. Effective March 1, 2013, the Northeast premium pay for Epes company drivers increased 10 cents per mile. The premium pay ...

Whiskey Pete’s travel center opens

| April 24, 2013

Whiskey Pete’s Stateline Stop travel center recently opened at Primm Valley Casino Resorts in Primm, Nev. The 13,000-square-foot facility features several quick service restaurants, 40 slot machines, and free Wi-Fi inside the center. Located on ...

Lincoln Chrome to be featured on Velocity Channel

| April 24, 2013

This week's episode of Motorhead Garage will feature heavy duty aftermarket exhaust and chrome provider Lincoln Chrome.

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