Industry briefs

TCA awards scholarships

Overdrive Staff | August 12, 2013

Twenty-five college students will receive scholarships from the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) Scholarship Fund for the 2013-14 academic year. The scholarships are broken down into amounts ranging from $2,725 to $6,250 from a total fund ...

Bosselman shop opens in Nebraska

| August 09, 2013

Bosselman Boss Truck Shops, Inc. recently announced its newest location in Gretna, Neb., at Interstate 80, Exit 432. The shop is located adjacent to the Flying J Travel Plaza and is the company’s third shop ...

Pilot opens in N.M.

| August 07, 2013

Pilot Flying J recently announced the opening of a Pilot Travel Center in Moriarty, N.M., featuring full amenities for drivers. Located off Interstate 40 and Highway 41 at exit 196, the travel center offers eight ...

I-40 paving in Ariz.

| August 02, 2013

The Arizona DOT will begin a project Aug. 6 to repave a 16-mile segment of Interstate 40 between Williams and Ash Fork. The project will include new pavement, guardrail replacement, pavement markings and some bridge ...

75 owner-operator spots open

| August 02, 2013

OnTrac has new lease opportunities for 75 owner-operators. The company is hosting an open house along with 15 area transportation companies at its Fontana, Calif., operating facility Aug. 3 at 11 a.m

KW T370 all-wheel-drive spec

| August 01, 2013

The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority chooses all-wheel drive as its standard spec to navigate miles of diverse off-road terrain. Its most recent purchase: several Kenworth T370s in 4x4 and 6x6 configurations.

Penske wins Kroger contract

| August 01, 2013

Penske Logistics has won the contract to operate and manage Kroger’s 600,000-square-foot refrigerated food distribution facility located in West Shelbyville, Indiana. Penske officially began operating the facility July 21 and has hired the 816 existing ...

App to find best diesel prices

| July 31, 2013

Wright Media, LLC, recently launched the Fuel Dawg app, part of the Trucker Grand Central Network of mobile products for the transportation industry. Fuel Dawg is designed to help owner-operators and trucking companies locate the ...

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