Industry briefs

Trucking team named April Trucker Buddies of the Month

| June 13, 2012

A team of three drivers who are Trucker Buddies for a Del Prado Elementary School class in Boca Raton, Fla., have been named the April 2012 Trucker Buddies of the Month. Frank Silio, ...

Mason City hosts truck show benefit for St. Jude Saturday

| June 13, 2012

Mason City, Ill., is hosting the Convoy for Kids Truck Show on Saturday, June 16, as a benefit for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The event will be held at the city's Memorial ...

USA Truck names April Driver of the Month

| June 12, 2012

USA Truck has named Dwyte B. Putman as its April 2012 Driver of the Month. Putman has been with USA Truck since July 2010. He was nominated for Driver of the Month by his fleet ...

DHL’s Standard Forwarding named Carrier of the Year

| June 11, 2012

Standard Forwarding, a subsidiary of DHL Freight, was named Great Lakes/Midwest LTL Carrier of the Year for the fourth time in a row in Mastio & Company’s annual Value and Loyalty Benchmarking Study. ...

Brown inducts 22 drivers into Safety Hall of Fame

| June 10, 2012

Brown Trucking Company announced the induction of 22 drivers into its “Million Mile Safe Driving” Driver Safety Hall of Fame. The group was recognized for successfully driving more than a million consecutive ...

James Wesley to perform at Walcott Jamboree

| June 10, 2012

Iowa 80 Truckstop has added a second concert, featuring James Wesley, slated to perform July 13 at 7 p.m. to its Walcott Truckers Jamboree. Wesley, whose uncle is a retired driver, has opened for country stars ...

uShip named Cars.com shipper

| June 09, 2012

Popular website Cars.com has named uShip its exclusive shipping partner and provider. The online transportation marketplace gives Cars.com shoppers an instant shipping quote, as well as access to thousands of customer-reviewed auto-transport companies that competitively ...

E.W. Wylie names 2011 Company Driver of the Year

| June 08, 2012

E.W. Wylie Corporation has named North Dakota-native Kevin Widmer its 2011 Company Driver of the Year. Widmer decided to become a professional driver as a second career. He says he enjoys the ...

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