Industry briefs

Pilot Flying J iPhone app launched

| November 11, 2011

One customer weekly will be given a $200 gas card for downloading the newly available iPhone app, My Pilot, Pilot Flying J said. An Android platform version of the app is expected to launch as early ...

Trucker Charity Inc. holds benefit

| November 10, 2011

Trucker Charity, Inc. is holding a raffle for an antique-style, all metal John Deere pedal car donated by Freedom Air Filters. The proceeds from the raffle will benefit needy trucking families. More details and nominations for ...

ITA offers OTR discount

| November 09, 2011

Idaho Trucking Association members are now eligible to get the OTR Pro Card at a discounted rate. ITA members will not be required to pay the usual monthly $4 fee. The card offers pre-negotiated fuel discounts, ...

Joe Gibbs hauler wins Freightliner challenge

Jack Roberts | November 09, 2011

Competition tests driving abilities of NASCAR team hauler drivers.

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 ...

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