Industry briefs

Carrier needs 100 drivers

| August 09, 2012

Tango Transport has an immediate need for more than 100 new employees from the Memphis, Ark., area. The openings are for over the road and regional truck drivers, as well as diesel and trailer mechanics ...

Utility launches online newsletter

| August 09, 2012

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, maker of trailers, vans and flatbeds, has launched Utilitopics.com, their online newsletter. The newsletter, published several times a year, will be a resource for new product information, company news, dealer news, ...

Chicago dealership hosts 579 tour

| August 09, 2012

JX Peterbilt is bringing the Model 579 to the Chicagoland area for a customer event that will feature interactive displays, a cookout, raffles, and ride-alongs and test drives of the new vehicle.

Old Dominion increases pay

| August 07, 2012

Thomasville, N.C.-based Old Dominion has increased its base pay 4.9 percent, which will go into effect this week. The increase may differ for some drivers due to variables like driving distance and lanes utilized. The ...

Minimizer leaders up for award

| August 06, 2012

Ernst & Young LLP announced finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 Award in the Upper Midwest, with Minimizer’s Chief Visionary, Craig Kruckeberg, as one of the finalists. The program serves to ...

C.R. driver wins a Harley

| August 06, 2012

C.R. England has awarded a Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom to Stacy Scott for showing improvement in mile per gallon and average idle percentage for the second quarter 2012. Scott drives for Daylight Transport in the Dedicated Division ...

Agency publishes final brake rule

| August 06, 2012

The new rule amends the clamp and rotochamber brake actuator readjustment limits, clarifies their application and corrects an error.

Love’s unveils cardless fueling

| August 06, 2012

Love’s Travel Stops launched radio-frequency identification (RFID) cardless fueling technology and Comdata’s financial processing software at their Pauls Valley, Okla., location. The company plans to continue to roll out the RFID software at all travel ...

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