Industry briefs

Blair named Highway Angel

| July 11, 2012

Bryan Blair, of Bardstown, Ky., is TCA’s newest Highway Angel. The driver for Pegasus Transportation, of Louisville, Ky., received the honor after helping a fellow driver to safety following an accident. Blair was behind a flatbed ...

CAT Scale to award sweepstake grand prize this week

| July 11, 2012

CAT Scale will award the grand prize in its Weigh To Win sweepstakes this weekend at the Walcott Truckers Jamboree. The winner has already been notified and will receive the 2012 Ford F250 4 x ...

Interstate Distributor announces new pay package

| July 07, 2012

Interstate Distributor’s new package, “My Pay”, provides over-the-road regional drivers with a competitive base rate per mile with the potential to add an additional 3 cents per mile quarterly. The compensation package focuses on safety, service ...

Iowa 80 to host party for Saurer and Mack Jr. trucks

| July 04, 2012

Iowa 80 Trucking Museum will host a 100th birthday party for its 1912 Saurer and 1912 Mack Jr. trucks on Friday, July 13, at 2:30 pm (CDT). The event will coincide with this year’s Walcott ...

Kenworth tour adds more stops

| July 03, 2012

Kenworth has added nearly 50 more stops to the T680 Road Tour, which continues through October. The tour is showcasing the EPA SmartWaySM Designated T680, Kenworth’s most aerodynamic truck ever manufactured. The rig is designed ...

IdleAir adds more than 100 spaces for summer

| July 03, 2012

IdleAir will soon be opening more than 100 additional spaces at 13 locations. The company provides drivers an alternative to idling their engines and APUs. IdleAir services include heating and A/C, 120 volt electricity, more ...

Saia acquires Georgia-based Robart Transportation

| July 03, 2012

Saia Inc. has acquired Robart Transportation Inc. and its subsidiary for $7.8 million, plus an earnout.

Southeastern receives Rheem LTL Carrier of the Year award

| July 02, 2012

Southeastern Freight Lines, a regional less-than-truckload transportation services provider, has been awarded the honor of LTL Carrier of the Year by Rheem Manufacturing Company's Water Heating Division for the third year in a row. Southeastern Freight ...

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