Industry briefs

Atlas offers jobs, bonuses

| April 03, 2012

  Drivers who sign on by May 1 will receive a $5,000 bonus as part of Shuttle Fleet’s launch, Atlas Van Lines announced of a plan to fill more than 100 driving jobs by June. Through a ...

Epes ups driver pay 7 cents for Northeast deliveries

| April 03, 2012

Drivers for Epes Transport System are eligible to earn a 7-cent pay increase per loaded mile for loads delivered to the Northeast, the Greensboro, N.C.-based carrier announced. States to which the increase applies are Connecticut, Delaware, ...

Melton Logistics renamed

| April 02, 2012

Melton Logistics has been renamed Conexus, LLC, the Tulsa, Okla.-based third-party logistics company said. The company, which was launched in 2003, will operate at its current site under the same leadership. Read more details at the company’s ...

Leland Martin to sing at 16th annual Truckers Jamboree

| April 02, 2012

Country music singer Leland Martin will perform at a 7 p.m. concert May 18 as part of the 16th Annual Joplin Truckers Jamboree, said event coordinator Joel Hamilton. To be at the Joplin 44 Petro, off ...

Trucker buddies honored

| March 30, 2012

Twelve drivers were recognized for outstanding volunteer work with elementary-school students at the recent trucking trade show in Louisville, Ky., Trucker Buddy International announced. The 2011 Trucker Buddies of the Month honored are Dave Anderson, Crete ...

Gambrell named Prime’s 2011 Instructor of the Year

| March 30, 2012

Jerry Gambrell was named Instructor of the Year for 2011, Springfield, Mo.-based Prime Inc. announced. Gambrell has worked for the carrier for two years, during which he has won several awards for best pre-trip inspections. Visit Prime ...

Love’s stop opens in Comfort, Texas

| March 29, 2012

A new travel center has opened in Comfort, Texas, off Interstate 10 at exit 523, Love's Travel Stops announced. Drivers will receive double points on purchases made with store cards at the stop through April 29. The ...

Safe driver wins custom motorcycle

| March 28, 2012

Steve Wright, owner-operator leased to LHT, won a 2012 Polaris Victory Jackpot motorcycle in the Long Haul Trucking safety contest. Second- and third-place prizes of $1,000 and $500 were given to the respective winners.

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