Industry briefs

Ryder spec’ing female-friendly trucks

| February 11, 2015

Ryder System announced that it will offer customers a female-friendly vehicle package for lease. With the help of various OEMs and the Women in Trucking Association, a nonprofit organization established to encourage the employment of ...

AlertDriving launches redesigned website

| February 11, 2015

AlertDriving, a provider of driver risk management solutions, has launched its redesigned website, www.alertdriving.com. Besides helping to improve the user experience, the new website also is designed to offer simplified site navigation with cross-platform support ...

Book recounts Schneider’s 80-year history

| February 11, 2015

In 1935, Al Schneider purchased his first truck, and today his namesake company is one of the nation’s largest providers of truckload, intermodal and logistics services. To capture and commemorate its history over the past ...

New free load board on the way

| February 10, 2015

Apex Capital pitches its new NextLoad.com load board as unique in delivering robust filtering/alert/search capability in a free board.

Volvo offering financing discount to military vets

| February 09, 2015

Veterans who have been honorably discharged within the past 24 months can get a half-percent discount off approved finance rates for new highway or vocational units.

New MHC Kenworth locations listing parts in Surplus Solutions

| February 09, 2015

MHC El Paso and MHC Ashville bring the total to eight MHC locations with more than 2,100 total part numbers listed in the website's search engine.

Ryder expands online used truck selection

| February 04, 2015

Ryder System announced an expanded selection of used trucks, tractors, trailers and vans available at www.usedtrucks.ryder.com. The website now includes more economical “As-Is” condition vehicles, cab and chassis; and high-horsepower trucks. Ryder’s selection of pre-owned cab ...

Peterbilt’s Model 320 hits milestone production numbers

| February 04, 2015

Peterbilt announced that its low-cab forward Model 320 reached record production in 2014 with more than 1,600 trucks built, a 12 percent year-over-year increase. The specialty vehicle – used primarily in refuse operations and concrete pumper ...

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