Industry briefs

ATA Good Stuff Trucking Image Award winners announced

| October 26, 2011

Two carriers and two state trucking associations received the American Trucking Associations’ Good Stuff Trucking Image awards. Milan, Ind.-based Baylor Trucking Inc., Greensboro-N.C.-based Mack Trucks, the Minnesota Trucking Association and the Tennessee Trucking Association were honored ...

Daimler to increase Western Star production in Portland

| October 21, 2011

Manufacturer aims to add second shift and ramp up production at its Western Star plant in Portland, Ore.

Marten ups pay 5 cents per mile

| October 19, 2011

Owner-operators’ pay has been increased 5 cents per mile for hauls 151-800 miles, Mondovi, Wis.-based Marten Transport announced. This rate increase is the third such made in the last five months. For details, visit Marten Transport ...

Carriers win Volvo safety awards

| October 18, 2011

Two carriers won Volvo’s 2011 Trucks Safety awards. Roehl Transport, Inc. based in Marshfield, Wis., won the honor for the fleet with more than 20 million annual operating miles, and Stagecoach Cartage and Distribution, based ...

Equinox offers roadside assistance

| October 17, 2011

Truckers can now access roadside assistance services through Equinox Owner-Operator Solutions for a flat rate of $299 per year or $99 down and 99 cents per day for 11 months. The service is offered as ...

Daimler to rebrand Detroit Diesel

Jack Roberts | October 17, 2011

Detroit Diesel will be known as the new Detroit brand of powertrain products.

Volvo backs America’s Road Team

| October 17, 2011

The Volvo VN 780 donated in January will continue to be used for the American Trucking Associations’ America’s Road Team highway safety campaign, the truck maker announced. The tractor features Volvo Enhanced Stability Technology by Bendix ...

Mack sponsors safety campaign

| October 17, 2011

Mack Trucks, Inc., donated a new Mack Pinnacle axle-back tractor to safety outreach program Share the Road. The SmartWay-certified tractor is equipped with a Mac mDrive automated manual transmission and a 13-liter 505-hp Mack MP8 engine ...

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