Industry briefs

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 ...

Baylor Trucking raises pay

| February 14, 2012

The carrier started a minimum of $1,000 weekly on Feb. 1.

Shell unveils synthetic gear oil

| February 14, 2012

Shell Spirax S6 GXME is designed for automated mechanical transmissions.

Panther offers sign-on bonus

| February 13, 2012

Owner-operator team drivers of tractors and straight trucks can get sign-on bonuses of up to $15,000, Seville, Ohio-based Panther Expedited Services announced. Top bonus pay will go “to tractor teams and straight truck teams who have ...

Shell unveils synthetic gear oil

| February 10, 2012

Shell Lubricants has introduced a synthetic gear oil for automated mechanical transmissions. Shell Spirax S6 GXME is designed for transmissions such as the Volvo I-Shift and Mack mDrive. It offers extended drain potential up to 250,000 ...

Shell launches loyalty program

| February 10, 2012

Shell Lubricants has launched a Rotella brand loyalty program MyMilesMatter. The program at www.mymilesmatter.com offers users gift cards and products by redeeming reward miles earned when purchasing Rotella Triple T, T5 and T6 oils. Program members ...

Inland opens reman shop in Wyoming

| February 10, 2012

The Inland Truck Parts store in Evansville, Wyo., has opened a remanufacturing shop for component remanufacturing and rebuilding. The new reman shop services include a gear shop for transmission, transfer case and differential rebuilding and dyno-testing; ...

Baylor Trucking raises driver pay

| February 09, 2012

Company drivers can make up to 44 cents per mile in a fleet-wide pay increase, Milan, Ind.-based Baylor Trucking Inc. announced. The carrier also started a minimum of $1,000 weekly on Feb. 1. In business for ...

Editor's Picks

Stay Connected

Sign up to get Overdrive's daily newsletter.