Industry briefs

Double Coin launches mobile website

| April 25, 2012

Double Coin Tires has released a mobile website, a complement to doublecoin-us.com, to provide better access for its customers who use mobile devices to find information, the company says. The mobile website is ...

Women In Trucking Association hits five-year mark

| April 25, 2012

Women in Trucking Association Inc. celebrated its five-year anniversary last month. The group was formed in March of 2007 at the Truckload Carriers Conference in Las Vegas. A group of twelve women comprised the original ...

Veteran driving team takes home NAST trophy

| April 25, 2012

Forty-year trucking vets Harvey and Karen Zander’s 2003 International Model 9001x has been named the winner of the 2011 NAST Truck-Lite Trophy. The truck, which they’ve named Icy Blue 2, features 322 Truck-Lite LED lights and ...

TWT Refrigerated boosts owner-operator pay

| April 24, 2012

Spokane, Wash.-based TWT Refrigerated Services announced its increasing its owner-operator pay package to $1 per mile.

Three Midwest truckstops add Shorepower

| April 23, 2012

Shorepower Technologies has added its services, which lets drivers plug in to grid power instead of idling, to three truckstops: Sapp Bros Travel Center, at Exit 440 on Interstate 80 in Omaha, Neb.; Broadway Flying J, at Exit 144 on Interstate 35 in Williams, Iowa; and Shoemaker’s Shell Travel Center, at Exit 395 on I-80 in Lincoln, Neb.

Barry Asmus to speak at Great West fleet conference

| April 23, 2012

Barry Asmus, senior economist with the National Center for Policy Analysis,

Trucker outreach starts safety program

| April 20, 2012

Trucker Buddy International recently launched a mentoring program aimed at teaching high school students how to safely maneuver around big rigs. The program matches drivers with a high school  near their region or on a route ...

New online load board

| April 19, 2012

Lane Trader, a new online load board, says it “ the guesswork out of freight matching.” It charges 1 percent of a matched load and has a simple pricing structure, the company says. ...

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