Industry briefs

Volvo names new NA president

| September 10, 2012

Volvo Trucks today announced that effective Oct. 1, 2012, Göran Nyberg has been appointed president of North American Sales & Marketing.

Maverick initiatives honored

| September 06, 2012

IDG’s Computerworld named Maverick Transportation as a Best of Business Intelligence Editor’s Choice Awards honoree.

TCA fleet contest open

| September 06, 2012

Now through Oct. 31, the Truckload Carriers Association is accepting nominations for the fifth annual Best Fleets to Drive For contest and survey.

Michigan Kenworth opens

| September 05, 2012

Wisconsin Kenworth has opened a parts and service Kenworth dealership in Escanaba, Mich., providing access to the combined U.S. Highways 2 and 41.

Pilot offering double points

| September 05, 2012

The Pilot Flying J team is recognizing the month of September as Driver Appreciation Month by offering double points on professional drivers’ MyRewards cards from Aug. 28-Oct. 2.

Interstate Distributor ups pay speed

| August 30, 2012

Interstate Distributor Co. is accelerating driver pay.

TCA offers econ webcasts

| August 29, 2012

The TCA is collaborating with Internet Truckstop and Big Truck TV to offer TCA members a twice monthly webcast highlighting truckload-specific economic and industry data

Kenworth plant awarded

| August 29, 2012

The Renton, Wash., Kenworth Truck Company assembly plant recently received honors for its efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle.

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