Industry briefs

Love’s contributes to tornado relief

| March 07, 2012

Love's Travel Stops is donating $25,000 to help victims of the March 2 tornadoes that devastated sections of southern Indiana and northern Kentucky, the Oklahoma City, Okla.-based travel center franchise says. A  Love's truck stop in ...

Truck gift celebrates Christner landmark

| March 05, 2012

Longtime customer John Christner Trucking, of Sapulpa, Okla., celebrated its 25th anniversary with the gift of a customized Coronado from Freightliner Trucks. The truck was given to the refrigerated truckload carrier at the Tulsa Convention Center ...

ACT raises pay for hazmat-credentialed drivers

| March 01, 2012

Effective March 1, owner-operators with hazmat credentials are eligible to make $1 per loaded mile on every load hauled for American Central Transport Inc.

Perdue wins Navistar innovation award

| March 01, 2012

Perdue Farms has won the Strategic Partnership Award for truck fleet innovation, Navistar Inc. and Salisbury, Md.-based Barr International Trucks announced.

Perdue wins innovation award

| March 01, 2012

Perdue Farms has won the Strategic Partnership Award for truck fleet innovation, Navistar Inc. and Salisbury, Md.-based Barr International Trucks announced. The award honors Perdue’s specifications for an ultra-lightweight version of the International ProStar+ tractor that ...

ACT raises contractor pay

| March 01, 2012

Effective March 1, owner-operators with hazmat credentials are eligible to make $1 per loaded mile on every load hauled for American Central Transport Inc., the Liberty, Mo.-based dry van carrier says. Non-hazmat loads are included ...

TCA weight loss prizes announced

| March 01, 2012

Prizes for the winners of the Truckload Carriers Association Weight Loss Showdown include a top cash award of $2,500 and fitness equipment, TCA says.

Driving couple named Trucker Buddies

| March 01, 2012

Susan and Henry Gantner have been named the November 2011 Trucker Buddy of the Month.

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