Industry briefs

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 ...

Kenworth opens full-service dealership in Reno area

| June 08, 2012

Western Nevada Kenworth has recently opened a 20,000 square-foot full-service dealership in Sparks, Nev. The full-service operation is located on five acres at 8640 Canyon River Dr., just off Exit 23 on U.S. ...

Shaffer releases anniversary tractors

| June 08, 2012

Shaffer Trucking, a national temperature-sensitive truckload carrier, released its 75th anniversary trucks to five of the company’s drivers. The trucks are International ProStars fully customized with Shaffer Trucking 75th anniversary commemorative symbols on the top ...

Shaffer presents 75th anniversary trucks to five drivers

| June 07, 2012

Shaffer Trucking recently gave their 75th Anniversary trucks to five Shaffer Trucking drivers.

Randall-Reilly announces 2012 Trucking’s Top Rookie Program

| June 07, 2012

Last year, Randall-Reilly Recruiting Media pursued a Commercial Vehicle Training Association suggestion and launched a Trucking’s Top Rookie contest to increase pride and professionalism among new drivers. Through its trucking publications and ...

Jacobson purchases fleet of Mack Pinnacles

| June 07, 2012

Mack Trucks recently announced that Jacobson Companies has purchased 139 day cabs and 120 sleepers, a total of 259, Mack Pinnacle on-highway commercial vehicles. A third-party logistics service chose the truck because of the fuel ...

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