Industry briefs

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 ...

Sacramento promoting plug-in over idling

| July 31, 2013

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) is working with drivers and truck stop operators to achieve a clean-air alternative to truck idling. SMUD has partnered with federal and state agencies to promote a big rig ...

New load profitability planner

| July 31, 2013

123Loadboard.com launched a load planning function that takes into consideration driving time, deadhead mileage, fuel and toll costs toward a goal of stringing together hauls for maximum profitability. The "Load Planner" reduces the time required to locate ...

’88 Pete named a P&P winner

| July 29, 2013

Joel Dawes and his 1988 Peterbilt 375 have been named the new Best of Show winner in the Working Bobtail category of Overdrive’s Pride & Polish held at the Fitzgerald Truck Show.

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