Industry briefs

Walcott Truckers Jamboree extended

| January 30, 2013

The 2013 Walcott Truckers Jamboree has added a third day this year. The show will be held Thursday, July 11, through Saturday, July 13, at the Iowa 80 truckstop in Walcott, Iowa. The event will include ...

Joplin sets Truckers Jamboree dates

| January 30, 2013

Joplin 44 Petro, off I-44 at Exit 4, in Joplin Mo., has set May 17-18, 2013, as the date of its annuyal two-day even to celebrate America’s truckers. The 17th Annual Joplin Truckers Jamboree will ...

TA opens new stop in AZ

| January 30, 2013

TravelCenters of America, operator of the TA and Petro Shopping Centers brands, announced the acquisition and rebranding of a travel center in Holbrook, Ariz., to the TA brand. TA Holbrook is located at I-40, Exit ...

Boyd Bros. names million mile drivers

| January 29, 2013

Boyd Bros. Transportation recently honored two of its drivers for reaching safe million mile markers.

Michelin invests in Nova Scotia

| January 29, 2013

Michelin North America announced a $73 million (CDN) project investment at its Waterville, Nova Scotia truck tire plant.

Volvo looking for safest fleets

| January 28, 2013

Volvo Trucks is searching for the safest fleets in North America to recognize them with the fifth annual Volvo Trucks Safety Award, a $25,000 prize to be used toward the safety-related activities of the two fleets that win.

Interstate Van gets award

| January 26, 2013

Interstate Van Lines of Springfield, Va., has been awarded a 2012 Fleet Safety award by the American Moving & Storage Association.

J.J. Keller celebrates 60 years

| January 26, 2013

J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc. will begin a year-long celebration of its 60th “Diamond Anniversary” this year. A J.J. Keller history book supplement hightlighting the company’s changes and growth will be produced, as well as ...

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