Industry briefs

Crete raising pay 2c per mile for owner-ops, company drivers

| March 12, 2014

Crete Carrier Corp. announced March 12 that it would be raising pay 2 cents a mile for all national over-the-road drivers and owner-operators. The pay raise applies to drivers at Crete Carrier, Shaffer Trucking and Hunt Transportation and will take effect April 1.

Cinnabon President to Address Women in Transportation

Overdrive Staff | March 06, 2014

Kat Cole, the 35-year-old president of Cinnabon, will be the keynote speaker for the 2014 annual conference of WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation. The conference will take place ...

Road Choice Truck Parts enters all-parts market

Overdrive Staff | March 05, 2014

Road Choice Truck Parts is a new brand entering the heavy-duty truck industry’s private label all-makes market. The brand offers growing line of parts, including air conditioning, air springs, air/electrical coils and accessories, brake chambers, ...

Body-upfit resources from Mack

| March 04, 2014

Mack Trucks is making business easier for body upfitters by making its Body Builder Manuals available as free downloads MackTrucks.com.

ATBS tax-savings webinar 3/6

| March 04, 2014

The webinar is focused on strategies to minimize your tax liability and will be held 4-5 p.m. EST. You can reserve your space via links you'll find here.

Beall now building tankers in Wis.

Overdrive Staff | February 28, 2014

Beall Trailers, part of Wabash’s Walker Group division, started manufacturing its 406 petroleum and dry bulk tank trailer models at Walker Group manufacturing facilities in Fond du Lac and New Lisbon, Wis., in addition to ...

FMCSA extends deadline for student art contest

Overdrive Staff | February 28, 2014

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) it is extending the deadline for submissions for the 2014 “Be Ready. Be Buckled.” student art contest until March 15.  Organized by the Commercial Motor ...

New public CNG station opens in Orlando

Overdrive Staff | February 27, 2014

A new fast-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) station opened in Orlando at 2920 Silver Star Road. The station is located at Lewis Petroleum’s Silver Star Fuelman in the Princeton Industrial Park, just two blocks from ...

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