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2014-04-23 16:22:05

DUBLIN, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rrzpnk/the_future_of) has announced the addition of the "The Future of Diesel Engines - Five Year Forecast Report - Annual Subscription" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rrzpnk/the_future_of ] subscription to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Future of Diesel Engines: Five Year Forecast book is a...

2014-04-22 23:12:53

Queen City Angels Invests $325,000 Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 OneMorePallet, a discount freight shipping web site received an investment of $325,000 from Queen City Angels (QCA), an angel investment group based in Cincinnati, OH. The investment will increase customer acquisition efforts, and further improve the customer experience on the site. “OneMorePallet has built an online marketplace to help small businesses reduce freight shipping costs; make the trucking industry more...

2014-04-22 12:22:03

ARLINGTON, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today released the findings of its independent evaluation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA's) field study report on the new Hours-of-Service (HOS) rules. FMCSA was directed by Congress as part of MAP-21 to study the efficacy of the restart provisions which went into effect July 1, 2013. FMCSA's field study collected fatigue measurements from 106 truck...

2014-04-22 12:21:54

Ceremony Recognizes Mundelein, Ill., Driver for Rare Safety Achievement MUNDELEIN, Ill., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that Driver Sales Representative, Tom Strissel, surpassed the career milestone of driving 3 million consecutive, accident-free miles. Strissel, who started with Con-way in 1984, is the third of Con-way Freight's 16,000 drivers nationwide to reach this...

2014-04-22 12:21:47

ARLINGTON, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.6% in March, after jumping 1.9% the previous month. February's gain was less than the 2.8% reported on March 18, 2014. In March, the index equaled 127.3 (2000=100) versus 126.5 in February. The all-time high was in November 2013 (131.0). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Compared with March 2013,...

2014-04-22 12:20:57

ARLINGTON, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations is proud to be recognized as one of three top honorees among an elite group of 10 SmartWay Affiliates by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with a 2014 SmartWay Affiliate Challenge award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO EPA honored ATA for supporting policies and practices that reduce truck emissions and improve freight efficiency during a virtual awards...

2014-04-22 08:23:26

READING, Pa., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Truck Leasing has been named a back-to-back winner of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award. One of 10 companies to win in 2014, Penske was also named a top honoree, cited for its strong marketing efforts. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140421/76860 The SmartWay Affiliate Challenge is a national challenge developed by EPA to acknowledge organizations that participate in SmartWay and do an...

2014-04-21 23:09:30

BulkLoads.com Adds Enhanced Search Options for Carriers As the Site Reaches A Record Number of Load Postings Nixa, MO (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 BulkLoads.com, a load posting website for the dry and liquid bulk freight industry, added two new load search options to refine the way carriers search for loads, making finding loads quicker and more convenient. The release comes as the fast-growing load board reaches a record number of loads posted. Load postings are reaching record highs online...

2014-04-21 16:21:31

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Refuse/recycling fleet operators can see three of the latest cab modifications from Fontaine Modification Vocational Services at WasteExpo 2014, April 29 through May 1, in Atlanta, Ga. Vehicles featuring different Fontaine steering conversions will be on display in the Freightliner Trucks booth (#1022) and GSP Marketing booth (#1328). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140421/76836 In the Freightliner booth, a refuse truck built...

2014-04-21 16:20:49

ARLINGTON, Va., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, as part of National Distracted Driving Month, American Trucking Associations is urging motorists to put their cell phones away and focus on safe driving while behind the wheel of a moving vehicle. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO In 2012, more than 3,300 people were killed and another 421,000 were injured in distraction-related crashes. In order to reverse this trend, elite drivers are educating the motoring...


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