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Great American Trucking Show app available

An app for the Great American Trucking Show is available on iPhone, Android and BlackBerry smart phones.

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Performance Kenworth opens parts, service facility

Performance Kenworth has opened a new parts and service center in Rosenberg, Texas. The location offers truck fleets and operators easy access from U.S. 59, the company says. The new shop features four service bays, one of which is dedicated to providing Kenworth PremierCare Express Lube services. A driver lounge is available for customers. The location will also provide parts delivery service to keep local truck fleets stocked. The service center is open from 7:30 a.m. to ...

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‘Ice Road’ star to appear at GATS

Maya Sieber and “Deadliest Catch” fisherman Edgar Hansen will appear at the Great American Trucking Show.

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TA opens facility in Indiana

TA full-service travel center is at exit 230 off I-65 in DeMotte, Ind.

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Interstate Distributor Co. launches $2,500 truck add bonus

Independent carriers and owner operators who add power units during August are eligible for a $2,500 bonus per truck as part of Interstate Distributor Co.’s Power Only program, the Tacoma, Wash.-based carrier announced. The bonus is paid in full within 90 days and is available to both new and current carriers that add additional equipment. For more information visit www.intd.com.

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Crete and Shaffer start veteran training program

Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking are now offering a training program for military veterans as part of the companies’ already-existing driver training programs.

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Pilot makes donation to TCA

Pilot Flying J gave the Truckload Carriers Association a $10,000 donation to assist the organization with its trucking image campaign.

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Internet Truckstop partners with ALK Technologies

Internet Truckstop is providing routing, mileage and mapping software through ALK Technologies, the freight matching service announced. ALK Technologies’ PC Miler software will be available to members of Internet Truckstop, based in New Plymouth, Idaho. ALK Technologies develops mobile navigation and transportation technology.

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Boyd Bros. raises pay 1 cent

A 1-cent pay raise for drivers  is in now in effect, Boyd Bros. Transportation announced. All drivers will now receive an additional 1 cent on every paid mile. In addition to the pay increase, the Clayton, Ala.-based flatbed carrier also announced an increase in tarp and detention pay to $20 and $18 per load, respectively. The company also increased its 401k plan benefits. Read more details at Boyd Bros. Transporation.

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Top-listed Pilot Flying J reopens El Paso Texas, plaza

A newly remodeled plaza center opened in El Paso, Texas, Pilot Flying J Travel Plazas said. The travel stop company was recently named to Nation’s Restaurant News' 2011 Top 100 list. The reopened plaza is located at 1301 North Horizon Blvd., and features six fuel islands and 12 diesel islands along with a Denny's restaurant and a wide variety of convenience items. The facility features high-speed fuel pumps that provide faster flow so customers can refuel quickly. Other services include fax ...

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