Industry briefs

Goodyear names Highway Hero finalists

| March 01, 2013

Goodyear will announce its annual Highway Hero Award winner on March 21 during the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. The award honors drivers who put themselves in harm’s way to help others. The driver ...

Navajo Express job opportunities

| March 01, 2013

Navajo Express announced last week it is looking for drivers with experience and necessary qualifications. The company says it offers a flexible schedule for more time home, competitive pay and added benefits. To apply, contact ...

Delo names bass boat winner

| March 01, 2013

Chevron Delo recently announced Laurel Keating, of Lumby, Britist Columbia, the winner of its 2012 Delo Big Bass Boat sweepstakes. The contest, which ran from May 1 to October 31, 2012, offered a grand prize ...

Shorepower STEP reopens rebates

| March 01, 2013

The Shorepower Truck Electrification Project (STEP) has reopened a limited number of idle-reduction equipment rebates for approved diesel-powered APUs, battery-powered HVAC systems and evaporative cooler systems with electric standby. STEP is also providing more than ...

Trucking’s Woman of the Year to be announced Tuesday

| March 01, 2013

The Women in Trucking Association, with the support of Navistar, Inc., will announce the 2013 Influential Woman of the Year at the annual TCA convention in Las Vegas on March 5. The award highlights the ...

Walmart names Carriers of Year

| February 27, 2013

Walmart Transportation has recognized eleven trucking and transportation partners as Carriers of the Year. The company awards the designation to companies who provide logistical support to the retailer’s stores, Sam’s Club locations and distribution facilities. ...

Getloaded introduces e-mail alerts

| February 27, 2013

A new feature from Getloaded.com enables load searches to be saved and set up to email operators when new loads are posted.

CCJ names Boyd Innovator of the Year

| February 25, 2013

The Commercial Carrier Journal — a sister publication of Overdrive — named Boyd Bros. Transportation its 2013 CCJ Innovator of the Year. The award recognizes trucking operations that have demonstrated true innovation in trucking management. Boyd ...

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