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2014-01-22 12:20:34

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.6% in December, after surging 4.7% in November. The increase pushed the index 6.2% higher for the full year making it the index's best year since 1998. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) November's increase was significantly larger than the preliminary gain of 2.7% ATA reported on December 20,...

2014-01-21 08:21:06

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN), a global leader in the design and manufacture of commercial and military fully automatic transmissions and hybrid propulsion systems, today announced that James L. Wanaselja, Vice President of North American Marketing, Sales and Service, has elected to retire effective April 1. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120702/DE33547LOGO) "Under Jim's leadership over the past 19 years, he...

2014-01-17 12:20:47

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Next week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will publish a Patterns of Safety Violations Rule which implements the agency's authority to shut down a bus or truck company if the company, or a company officer, has a history of purposely violating federal safety regulations. The rule is one of the new enforcement tools that the agency has developed in recent years to target high-risk carriers that endanger...

2014-01-16 16:20:31

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:PAG), an international transportation services company, will host its fourth quarter and full-year financial results conference call as follows: WHEN: Thursday, February 13, 2014 TIME: 2:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time PHONE: United States, please call (800) 230-1093...

2014-01-16 12:20:28

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following today's release of the National Transportation Safety Board's Most Wanted List of safety improvements, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves applauded the organization's commitment to safety. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "We appreciate NTSB's persistence in addressing critical safety issues, especially those that affect the trucking industry's workplace, our...

2014-01-16 08:20:23

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) this week opened a new multi-purpose facility in the Netherlands to better serve its customers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Located in Sliedrecht, the 34,000 sq. ft. (3,171 sq. m.) building centralizes the company's parts distribution, product customization and customer training functions for the region. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/DE47299 )(Logo:...

2014-01-13 08:21:48

SINGAPORE and WASHINGTON, January 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astrata Group Private Limited ("Astrata") today announced that an affiliate has acquired Omnitracs Europe Holdings B.V., formerly known as Qualcomm Enterprise Services Europe Holdings B.V. ("Omnitracs Europe"). The transaction, details of which were not disclosed, was completed as of the date of announcement. Omnitracs Europe, together with Omnitracs LLC, which was sold in a separate transaction earlier this...

2014-01-11 00:20:11

Gov. Cuomo Enacts Most Comprehensive Legislation in Country to Combat Worker Misclassification NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Teamsters Joint Council 16 expressed their thanks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo for signing the New York State Commercial Goods Industry Fair Play Act (A5237B/S5867) and giving the Empire State the strongest worker misclassification legislation in the country. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO ) More than...

2014-01-10 16:20:15

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Petroleum Association Friday thanked Governor Tom Corbett for his prompt action to temporarily waive certain restrictions on commercial drivers to help ensure uninterrupted deliveries of heating oil and propane gas. "We want to thank Governor Corbett taking this action to help petroleum product distributors meet our customers' demand for heating oil and propane as a result of the recent frigid temperatures and the snow...

2014-01-10 12:21:39

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To ensure that much-needed heating fuel can reach Pennsylvanians with no interruptions, PennDOT has temporarily waived certain restrictions on commercial drivers to allow for the smooth delivery of heating oil and propane gas to homes and businesses for heating purposes. "With the repeated winter-weather events and bitterly cold temperatures Pennsylvania has endured recently, Governor Corbett has acted quickly so homeowners...