Industry briefs

Crete named top military employer

| March 16, 2013 recently recognized Crete Carrier Corporation as a 2013 Most Valuable Employee (MVE) for Military finalist. Marking the fifth year of publication, the MVE recognition serves to help military-experienced job seekers and veterans identify the ...

Love’s purchases 50 new CNG trucks

| March 16, 2013

Love’s Travel Stops has agreed to purchase 50 new Freightliner Cascadia trucks with Cummins-Westport 12-liter CNG engines for its fleet of fuel haulers, operating under the Gemini Transport brand. Gemini will purchase and take delivery ...

XRS to host driver panel at MATS

| March 15, 2013

XRS Corporation announced its launch of the Driver Xperience Board, a panel made up of truck drivers from different segments of the industry. The board will kick off its first meeting with a driver-only event ...

Yokohama to give away vacation, iPads

| March 15, 2013

The Yokohama Tire Corporation announced its sponsorship of two contests with prizes of  a $5,000 “Take the High Road” vacation and iPads. These contests will be held at the Mid-America Trucking Show on March 21-23, ...

Love’s expands CNG offerings

| March 15, 2013

Love’s Travel Stops recently announced the addition of fast-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling capability to service Class 8 trucks is underway at eight of its travel stops in the Dallas, Houston and San Antonio ...

New Dana axle, driveshafts

| March 11, 2013

At the ATA's Technology and Maintenance Council annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn., Dana introduced new Spicer axles, driveshafts.

Mack to place QRs on trucks

| March 11, 2013

Mack Trucks today announced that all new units will feature a unique QR code to speed service response times and improve customer uptime. QR codes, or quick-response codes, are matrix bar codes that supply rapid ...

Old Dominion moves Ohio center

| March 11, 2013

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. relocated its Cincinnati Service Center to a larger facility that will serve customers in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky.

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