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Nation Celebrates Industry ’s 3.5 Million Professional Truck Drivers

September 13, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Owner Operators
Nation Celebrates Industry ’s 3.5 Million Professional Truck Drivers

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) kicked off National Truck Driver Appreciation Week to celebrate the trucking industry’s 3.5 million professional truck drivers who safely move the nation’s most essential products. “This week is about raising public awareness and support for the important work professional truck drivers do in our communities [...]

Haldex Donates Air Board for Diesel Technology Program

September 13, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Technology
Haldex Donates Air Board for Diesel Technology Program

Haldex, a leading global manufacturer of air brake systems for trucks, trailers and buses, announced that it recently participated in the Northland Career Center Diesel Technology Program. Designed to help develop young diesel technicians, the program is operated by Platte County R-3 school district in Kansas City, Mo. As part [...]

Ford F-Series Named the Official Truck of the NFL

September 12, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Image
Ford F-Series Named the Official Truck of the NFL

America’s toughest trucks are celebrating football’s toughest players. Ford and the National Football League are teaming up on a three-year partnership establishing Ford trucks as Official Truck of the NFL. “America’s truck leader is teaming up with organizers of the nation’s favorite sport to put the spotlight on fans and [...]

Jerry Moyes Retiring After a Half Century at Swift Transportation

September 9, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
Jerry Moyes Retiring After a Half Century at Swift Transportation

Swift Transportation Co., among the nation’s largest truckload providers, has announced the retirement of Jerry Moyes, founder and CEO, effective Dec. 31, 2016. The board of directors has unanimously appointed Richard Stocking as president and chief executive officer Stocking joined Swift in 1992 and has served as the company’s president and chief [...]

Volvo Group Picked to Participate in DOE’s SuperTruck II Program

September 8, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Fuel, Image, News, Technology

Under a SuperTruck II award announced by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Volvo Group North America is scheduled to receive $20 million in federal funding that it will use to improve the freight-moving efficiency of heavy-duty trucks. The Volvo Group and its partners will match the development funds dollar-for-dollar. [...]

Freightliner Trucks’ 2018 Cascadia Puts Emphasis on Innovation

September 7, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Technology
Freightliner Trucks’ 2018 Cascadia Puts Emphasis on Innovation

Freightliner Trucks said the new Freightliner Cascadia — unveiled late last week — is the most advanced truck Freightliner has ever designed, and will further lower the Real Cost of Ownership (RCO) for customers. Richard Howard, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Daimler Trucks North America, “With the [...]

International Named Official Equipment Truck of Big Ten Conference

September 7, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Image, News

International Truck has announced an integrated marketing partnership that will name them the official equipment truck of the Big Ten Conference and Big Ten Network (BTN) for the 2016 and 2017 football seasons. “Just like the Big Ten Conference, the roots of International Truck are based in the Midwest,” said [...]

ATA Leads National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Sept. 11-17

September 6, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Owner Operators
ATA Leads National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Sept. 11-17

In recognizing the 7.3 million trucking industry employees who move America’s freight, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) is encourages industry stakeholders to prepare for the upcoming National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, scheduled Sunday through next Saturday, Sept. 11-17. “Those who work in the trucking industry or personally know a truck [...]

Phillips Industries Introduces Expanded and Improved Website

September 6, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Image
Phillips Industries Introduces Expanded and Improved Website

Phillips Industries, a Santa Fe Springs, Calif.-based innovator and manufacturer of advanced electrical and air brake interface equipment for the commercial vehicle industry, has updated its website at www.phillipsind.com to improve the user experience with enhanced imaging, quick navigation, a mobile friendly interface and added content. Expanded content includes extensive [...]

ATA’s Share the Road Program Rolls Out Truck Safety Video

September 2, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News, Safety
ATA’s Share the Road Program Rolls Out Truck Safety Video

Two important segments of the trucking industry have released an instructional video to demonstrate safe-driving techniques ahead of a busy Labor Day weekend. The American Trucking Associations (ATA) and its Share the Road highway safety program have launched the Share the Road Instructional Video (trucking.org/article.aspx?uid=7b42e796-6a3f-4005-a901-59a9c8cb7a21) just in time for the [...]