Industry briefs

Great Dane announces national part, service support program

Jack Roberts | February 21, 2012

Great Dane announced at the TMC Spring Meeting in Tampa that it is dramatically expanding its existing national account program. The new AdvantEdge customer support program will provide enrolled members nationwide parts and service support ...

Million Point Giveaway contestants announced

| February 19, 2012

  Joe Holler, of Des Moines, Iowa, with 250,000 points is the grand prize winner of the Uni-Maxx Maxxcare Million Point Giveaway, Goodyear Truck Tires announced. There were 900,000 total winning points. The promotion was offered from ...

Country music star to promote Pilot Flying J

| February 17, 2012

Country music star Trace Adkins is promoting Pilot Flying J’s frequent user cards this spring, the travel center franchise announced. “Trace relates to the hardworking, American professional driver,” Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam said. “He’s ...

Love’s opens in Seguin, Texas

| February 17, 2012

The new facility includes a restaurant, 70 truck spaces, diesel exhaust fluid dispensers at the diesel islands, CAT scales and five showers.

Volvo Truck safety contest opens

| February 16, 2012

Fleets with at least five Class 8 trucks, one of them a Volvo, are eligible to enter the Volvo Trucks Safety Award contest through July 31 for two grand prizes of $25,000 each, the truck ...

Love’s opens Seguin, Texas, stop

| February 16, 2012

A new travel stop has opened at Interstate 10, exit 604, in Seguin, Texas, Love's Travel Stops announced. Drivers who make purchases at the truck stop will receive double points on store cards through March 16. The ...

Hornady buys new ProStar+ tractors

| February 15, 2012

Forty new International ProStar+ tractors equipped with MaxxForce engines will be in service in March, Monroeville, Ala.-based Hornady Transportation LLC announced. The tractors' engines get about 7 miles per gallon and the trucks have set-front back ...

Fikes offers compensation incentive

| February 14, 2012

Owner-operators who supply their own trucks, trailers and tags are eligible to earn 80 percent of gross revenue, Hope, Ark.-based Fikes Truck Lines and FTL Custom Commodities announced. For current contractors, that amount represents an increase ...

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