Industry briefs

IdleAir offers free service promotion

| November 09, 2011

IdleAir will offer free shorepower service at its two new locations in Dalton, Ga., on I-75 at exit 326, and White Pine, Tenn., on I-81 at exit 4, through Nov. 30. Starting Dec. 1, the ...

Prime honors fallen soldiers

| November 07, 2011

Prime Inc. drivers will deliver wreaths to military veterans’ graves in Missouri and Pennsylvania as part of the Wreaths Across America Day, the Springfield, Mo.-based carrier said. The nationwide annual event relies on many in ...

CRST offers new service

| November 07, 2011

A new Temperature Controlled Team Service begins today as a CRST Expedited division, the Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based carrier CRST International Inc. announced. The service will rely on team drivers. The temperature controlled transportation method cuts down ...

GPS available in Internationals

| November 07, 2011

Rand McNally and Navistar Inc. on Thursday, Nov. 3, announced an agreement to make Rand McNally’s IntelliRoute TND truck GPS units available as an in-dash option in International trucks starting next year. Navistar will begin ...

Online event on truck stop electrification planned

| November 04, 2011

The presentation by Shorepower Technologies and Cascade Sierra Solutions is scheduled for Nov. 15.

Primex Transport driver named Trucker Buddy for July

| November 03, 2011

Craig Dickason, Primex Transport company driver, was named the July Trucker Buddy of the Month, nonprofit outreach Trucker Buddy International said. Fourth-grade teacher Laura Conway of Las Vegas nominated Dickason for his volunteer partnering since 2002 ...

Online payment service launched

| November 03, 2011

Customers can now pay bills online and access account balances, Bellevue, Wash.-based Paccar Financial Corp. announced. The website allows customers to schedule automatic payments, electronically transferring money from their financial institution to their financial service account, ...

Love’s adds nine tire centers

| November 03, 2011

Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores recently added nine truck tire care centers to its existing locations, the travel center says. The new tire centers are in Richmond, Ky.; Oak Creek, Wis.; DeMotte, Ind.; Skippers, Va.; ...

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