Industry briefs

C.R. England awards driver a Harley-Davidson

| April 27, 2012

C.R. England has awarded a Harley-Davidson Sportster Iron 883 to company driver Devery Hope for showing improvement in Mile Per Gallon Average and Average Idle percentage for the first quarter 2012. Hope was selected as the ...

Internet Truckstop launches paid shipper rates

| April 26, 2012

Internet Truckstop has added paid shipper rates as part of its existing RateMate service. The feature includes 30, 60 and 90 days of paid shipper rate data provided by thousands of shippers over the last few ...

Canada freight index rises 10% after 12th consecutive increase

| April 26, 2012

According to the Canadian General Freight Index released Wednesday, April 25, the cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers increased 0.8 percent in February when compared with January. After the ...

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.

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