Industry briefs

BigRigBuilder offers virtual 3D truck builder

| July 08, 2014

BigRigBuilder.com recently announced the launch of its virtual entertainment website built for American truck operators that allows them to "build their dream semi and compete in a virtual truck show" for gear they can install on their actual trucks.

Chevron honors million milers

| July 08, 2014

Chevron Delo inducted eight new drivers into its Million Mile Club in May. The Million Mile Club, sponsored by Red Eye Radio, recognizes truck drivers who have driven one million accident-free miles.

Peterbilt, Kenworth loyalty cards have $4k in offers

| July 07, 2014

The Peterbilt Preffered Card and the Kenworth Priveleges Loyalty Card programs each feature offers that can save operators up to $4,000 a year on parts, accessories and service, the truck makers' parent company Paccar announced ...

Love’s re-opens in Erick, OK

| July 07, 2014

Love's Travel Stops recently announced the opening of a new travel stop in Eric, Okla., on I-40, Exit 7. The location replaces the Erick location previously opened in 1989.

Ryder names its carriers of the year

| July 07, 2014

Ryder Systems last week announced its selections for top carriers in its annual Ryder Carrier Quality Award, which recognizes carriers in metrics like on-time performance, claims handling, customer service, technology applications, economic value and innovation for the previous calendar year.

Detroit hits production milestones

| June 30, 2014

Detroit Diesel Corp. this week celebrated the production of its one millionth Detroit axle at its Employee Appreciation Day. The annual employee recognition event was held at the company’s headquarters in Redford, Mich. “Our Employee Appreciation ...

Mack opens two facilities in Canada

| June 30, 2014

Mack Trucks expanded its service and support network in Canada with the opening of two new facilities. Redhead Equipment recently opened its new Regina, Saskatchewan location between Emerald Park and the City of Regina on Highway ...

PC*Miler software update

| June 27, 2014

Version 28 includes new tools and enhanced functionality geared around the need for greater customization, providing the safest, most effective routing for each customer’s specific business needs.

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