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2014-05-20 20:20:24

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations officials endorsed a menu of revenue alternatives to address the nation's surface transportation infrastructure funding crisis. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "Several months ago, ATA's leaders convened a task force with the purpose of evaluating alternatives in addition to the federal fuel tax for financing the nation's roads and bridges," said ATA Chairman Phil Byrd,...

2014-05-20 12:22:02

ARLINGTON, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.5% in April, after rising 0.6% the previous month. In April, the index equaled 129.1 (2000=100) versus 127.2 in March. The all-time high was in November 2013 (131.0). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Compared with April 2013, the SA index increased 4.8%, which is the largest year-over-year gain of...

2014-05-20 08:21:49

CHARLESTON, S.C., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) a leading manufacturer of diesel engines for the commercial marine industry, is pleased to announce the latest addition to the C Power product line, the QSK60 C Power (CP) emergency generator set. Engineered by the Cummins Center of Excellence for the demands of offshore applications, the QSK60 C Power genset is driven by the QSK60 marine auxiliary engine with MCRS fuel system. This engine has been used in diesel...

2014-05-16 12:21:53

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association responded with criticism to a study by Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, which claims that electronic logging devices would lower truck crash rates. "The study's conclusion is flawed because it included all other types of crashes except those that supposedly would be prevented with electronic logging devices," said OOIDA Executive Vice President Todd Spencer. VTTI...

2014-05-12 16:20:53

ARLINGTON, Va., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today launched a data collection initiative to update the 2013 Operational Costs of Trucking report. Through a brief online survey, ATRI seeks to capture basic cost information from for-hire carriers such as driver pay, fuel costs, insurance premiums and lease or purchase payments. Carriers are asked to provide full year 2013 cost per mile and cost per hour data. The...

2014-05-12 12:20:57

INDIANAPOLIS, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN), the largest global provider of commercial duty fully-automatic transmissions, today announced that it will attend the following investor conferences. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120702/DE33547LOGO Oppenheimer Industrial Growth Conference - New York Date: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 11:35 A.M. - 12:10 P.M. ET Presenter: G. Frederick Bohley III, Executive Director, Finance and Investor...

2014-05-12 08:21:23

ARLINGTON, Va., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations released the latest edition of American Trucking Trends, the annual almanac of trucking and freight transportation, which confirms the industry's role as the primary mover of freight in the United States. "This report shows once again what a critical role trucking plays in the U.S. economy," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "Trucking continues to move the most, and most valuable, freight in the United...

2014-05-09 23:06:50

Top Third Party Logistics Company, Cerasis, and eCommerce Shipping Expert, WebShopApps, offer the Market’s First End-To-End LTL eCommerce Logistics solutions through Freight Shipping Extension Eagan, MN (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Third Party Logistics company and expert LTL (less-than-truckload) freight management expert, Cerasis Inc., and WebShopApps, a provider of powerful eCommerce Shipping Solutions announces the two companies will continue their partnership and answer merchant’s...

2014-05-09 12:21:07

ARLINGTON, Va., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council will hold its 2014 Fall Meeting and 10th annual National Technician Skills Competition -- TMCSuperTech 2014 -- September 22-25 at the Walt Disney Swan & Dolphin Resort, Orlando, Fla. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO The meeting theme, "Celebrating Technical Achievement," will be carried out through technical sessions covering management,...

2014-05-08 23:12:37

Julie Butcher, a personal injury attorney in Lexington, Kentucky, and member of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, commented today on the new requirement that medical examiners who certify interstate truck drivers’ fitness to drive be on a national registry of approved examiners. Lexington, KY (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Any medical examiner who conducts DOT-required physical examinations of interstate truck drivers must complete training, pass a certification...


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