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2014-01-09 12:21:42

THOMASVILLE, N.C., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) announced today that it plans to release its 2013 fourth quarter and year-end financial results before opening of trading on Thursday, February 6, 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, February 6, 2014. An online, real-time webcast of Old Dominion's quarterly conference call will be available...

2014-01-08 12:20:41

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Congress returning to Washington this week, leaders of American Trucking Associations called on lawmakers and policymakers in Washington to take several steps to improve the nation's economy and make our highways safer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "This time of year is a good one for self-reflection and analysis," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "We hope our leaders in Washington will take the...

2014-01-03 12:21:06

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Tank Truck Carriers today named eight professional tank truck drivers as finalists in the selection process to become the recipient of the prestigious Usher Award recognizing the tank truck industry's professional driver of the year. The award is named for William A. Usher, Sr. of Louisville-based Usher Transport, Inc., for his extensive career in and service to the tank truck industry. NTTC member Baldwin & Lyons,...

2013-12-31 12:20:17

WASHINGTON, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared two Walterboro, S.C.-based trucking companies, CER Trucking, Inc., USDOT No. 196777, and Edward Risher Trucking, USDOT No. 685781, as well as its owner-driver, Clarence Edward Risher, Jr., to be imminent hazards to public safety and has ordered all three entities to immediately cease interstate commercial operations. "There is...

2013-12-24 20:20:15

Service Area Now Covers Midwest and Northwestern U.S. STOCKTON, Calif., Dec. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Since brothers Dave and Nick Atwal founded Diamond Transportation Logistics, Inc. almost a decade ago, their trucking company has served customers in the state of California. Also, they have expanded from their Stockton base to cover the entire Western region of the United States. Now, Diamond Transportation, for the first time in its history, is making its foray further...

2013-12-20 12:20:40

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.7% in November, after falling 1.9% in October. October's decrease was less than the preliminary drop of 2.8% ATA reported on November 19, 2013. In November, the index equaled 128.5 (2000=100) versus 125.1 in October. November's level is a record high. Compared with November 2012, the SA index surged 8.1%, which is down...

2013-12-19 16:24:36

LONDON, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Strategic Analysis of the North American Class 8 Used Truck MarketNew and Used Truck Sales are Expected to Peak in 2014 and 2015The North American used class 8 truck market has experienced tremendous success over the past few years and has achieved strong valuations. Many negative external factors have positively contributed to the class 8 used truck market, including poor economic...

2013-12-19 16:21:21

TROY, Mich., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor WABCO, a leader in the integration of safety and efficiency technology for the North American commercial vehicle industry, today announced a new option for OnLane(TM), its innovative lane departure warning system, that enhances OnLane with the ability to record and save videos of critical safety events. The new video safety option is available now. "This additional and robust safety feature responds to specific needs of fleet...

2013-12-19 16:20:49

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations want to ensure the 94.5 million motorists traveling over 50 miles or more during the year-end holiday arrive at their destinations safely. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "This time of year should be a festive and happy occasion for Americans, not one spent remembering loved ones lost in tragic highway crashes," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "As we all hit the road,...

2013-12-18 08:22:25

VANCOUVER, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) today announced that Gordon Exel, Westport Vice President, Sales and Marketing, has been appointed as President of CWI effective January 1, 2014 for the final year of Westport's three year term to nominate the President. "Gordon's experience with Cummins Westport and solid understanding of the customers and markets are key assets that will contribute to the ongoing success of Cummins Westport," said Ed Pence,...