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2014-10-16 23:02:44

Will Save 300,000 Gallons of Diesel per Year with New Aerodynamic Technology El Paso, TX (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Mesilla Valley Transportation (MVT), the largest trucking company in West Texas and New Mexico, is continuing to make advances in fuel efficiency by outfitting their entire fleet of 1,200 semi-tractors with new aerodynamic technologies produced by FlowBelow Aero, an entrepreneurial company based in Austin, Texas. Since its founding in 1981, MVT has built a reputation in the...

2014-10-16 20:20:21

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves issued a statement calling on policymakers to reject a recently released push poll on the important truck safety issue of hours-of-service. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "The results of a misleading push poll should not be taken into consideration when crafting public policy - good data and research should be. Unfortunately, FMCSA did...

2014-10-15 16:21:42

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:PAG), an international transportation services company, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a cash dividend of $0.21 per share for the third quarter of 2014. The dividend is payable on December 1, 2014, to shareholders of record on November 10, 2014. Penske Automotive Group President Robert H. Kurnick, Jr., said, "We are pleased to offer our shareholders another increase...

2014-10-14 16:20:51

Inadequate Sample Size, Data Gathered Worthless for True Analysis of Potential Impact WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After spending tens of millions of dollars over the past three years to monitor and inspect trucks domiciled in Mexico, the Mexican Cross-Border Trucking Program ends today. Unfortunately, by all significant measures, the program has been a failure. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO While the Department of Transportation...

2014-10-09 12:21:18

THOMASVILLE, N.C., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) announced today that it plans to release its 2014 third quarter financial results before opening of trading on Thursday, October 30, 2014. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and outlook at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, October 30, 2014. An online, real-time webcast of Old Dominion's quarterly conference call will be available at...

2014-10-08 08:20:51

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced a financial contribution of $10,000 to a nationwide industry campaign highlighting trucking and its important role in the U.S. economy. Meritor made the contribution to Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), a movement spearheaded by the Allied Committee for the Trucking Industry, on Monday at its annual reception recognizing the outgoing and incoming chairmen of the American Trucking Associations. In...

2014-10-07 12:21:43

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations leaders congratulated several member fleets on receiving EPA SmartWay Excellence Awards at the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "For a decade, ATA has been a vocal supporter of the SmartWay Transport Partnership, and for a decade our members have been working to reduce carbon emissions and save fuel using the proven techniques...

2014-10-06 16:21:36

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello told the annual ATA Management Conference & Exhibition that freight volumes in the trucking industry continue to grow, but the looming driver shortage could hold back industry growth. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "Freight volumes are growing nicely on a year-over-year basis for most trucking sectors as economic growth remains solid,"...

2014-10-06 16:21:31

VANCOUVER, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) today announced that Rob Neitzke, currently General Manager of the Construction Segment of Cummins off-highway engine business, has been appointed as President of CWI effective January 1, 2015. "In the last five years, Rob's leadership and strategic initiatives have contributed to the success of the Cummins Construction Segment, increasing its revenue, profit, and market share globally," said Ed Pence, Cummins Vice...

2014-10-06 16:21:24

- Freight handlers from 10 ABF Freight Service Centers selected for recognition FORT SMITH, Ark., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABF Freight(SM) is proud to honor a group of 10 dockworkers with membership in the 2015 ABF Freight Load Team, an elite group of top freight-handling professionals from distribution centers throughout the ABF Freight North American network. Established in 1994, the program is designed to show appreciation to exceptionally talented individuals who handle...


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