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Peterson marks 70th year in business

| January 14, 2015

2015 marks vehicle safety lighting provider Peterson Manufacturing Co.’s 70th year of business. The family-owned business says that since its inception in 1945, it has grown into a quarter-billion-dollar multifaceted corporation now providing thousands of ...

East names Waters Truck & Tractor authorized dealer

| January 13, 2015

East Manufacturing announced that Waters Truck & Tractor/Waters International Trucks now is an authorized East dealer, offering East’s full line of flatbed, dropdeck and dump trailers. An International Trucks dealership, Waters was established in the 1920s ...

Women in Trucking seeking female drivers for Image Team

| January 13, 2015

Women in Trucking (WIT) is seeking qualified female drivers to become a part of their Image Team, the group announced last week. The WIT Image Team will represent the goals of WIT while bringing awareness of the need for more women in the trucking industry and the obstacles that women face, WIT says

Peterbilt to roll out new Model 567 mixer configuration

| January 12, 2015

Peterbilt Motors Co. announced it will unveil a new Model 567 configuration suited for concrete contractors and other weight-conscious applications during the World of Concrete show Feb. 2-6 in Las Vegas. “Peterbilt’s Model 567 has been ...

Con-way Freight opens two new service centers

| January 07, 2015

Con-way Freight, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based less-than-truckload company, opened two new service centers in Texas and Wisconsin. The new $3.7 million Central Texas service center in Robinson replaces an existing 22-door facility in Waco; it has ...

Old Dominion opens, relocates service centers

| January 07, 2015

Old Dominion Freight Line opened a new 267-door service center in Memphis, Tenn. The Thomasville, N.C.-based less-than-truckload company said it invested more than $30 million in the facility that now employs 416, with plans to ...

Dayton Freight opens new Des Moines service center

| January 07, 2015

Dayton Freight opened a new 52-door service center in Des Moines, Iowa, to provide faster service, increased capacity and more error-free deliveries. The Dayton, Ohio-based less-than-truckload company invested $7.5 million in the 28,000-square-foot facility and plans ...

Love’s opens new Pennsylvania, Illinois stops

| December 29, 2014

Love’s announced recently it has opened two new truck stops — one in Londonderry Township, Pa., and one in Hamel, Ill.

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