Industry briefs

Trucker Buddy names Ambassador of the Year

| April 04, 2013

Trucker Buddy International recently selected Randolph Boswell, a driver for Southern Refrigerated Transport, or Texarkana, Ark., the Darrell Hicks Memorial Ambassador of the Year for 2013. The award was presented at the Red Eye Radio ...

Epes Transport named Lowe’s COY

| April 04, 2013

Lowe’s recently recognized Epes Transport System, Inc., as the 2012 Outbound Carrier of the Year and for the 2012 Double Platinum Carrier Award. The company was chosen for its consistent performance of providing quality delivered ...

MHC Kenworth opens new Topeka location

| April 04, 2013

MHC Kenworth has opened a new dealership in Topeka, Kan. The building, designed with green technology, is located off Interstate 70, at 209 MacVicar Avenue. The 35,000-square- foot facility hosts energy-efficient geothermal temperature control features, ...

IdleAir expands, adds options

| April 03, 2013

IdleAir announced its expansion to a customer terminal in Mesquite, Texas, and the success of dedicated IdleAir facilities at customer terminals has led the company to expand its offerings, it announced this week. IdleAir now ...

XTRA Lease 2013 Size and Weight Guide now available

| April 03, 2013

The 2013 Size & Weight Guide is now available from XTRA Lease, containing state-by-state listings of size and weight regulations. Fleets and owner-operators can download a digital version or request that a booklet version be ...

Allstate Peterbilt opens N.D. location

| April 03, 2013

Allstate Peterbilt announced the opening of its parts-only location in Grand Forks, N.D. The location boasts a huge inventory of OEM and aftermarket parts for medium and heavy-duty trucks and trailers. Free local parts delivery ...

Volvo, Mack, Shell announce natural gas collaboration

| March 28, 2013

Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks have announced partnerships with Shell to collaborate on activities supporting the use of liquefied natural gas as a fuel for heavy-duty commercial vehicles. The agreement is global and non-exclusive, and ...

Pilot Flying J opens casual dining area

| March 28, 2013

Pilot Flying J announced its launch of a new fast and casual dining concept at select travel centers and plazas nationwide. The first opened this month in St. Marys, Ga. In addition to the travel ...

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