Publication: Trucking Info

First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Get Ready to Say Goodbye to Paper Logs

After 28 years of proposals, studies, drafts, revisions, legal battles and technological innovations – not to mention an Act of Congress – federal regulators are close to requiring most interstate commercial drivers to keep track of their work hours with ... [Published Trucking Info - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Transmission Trends

North America is following Europe down the road to “shiftless-ness,” as automatic and automated manual transmissions continue to gain popularity in heavy trucks. More than eight out of 10 Class 8 trucks in Europe are now sold with self-shifters, and it ... [Published Trucking Info - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Commentary: Engines to Watch

Rolf LockwoodThe diesel engine, we’ll all agree, is a terrific machine and is likely to be with us for many, many years to come. Will it always run on diesel fuel? Clearly not, at least not exclusively. But what would you say if I suggested it might well ... [Published Trucking Info - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Private Equity Firm Purchasing EFS

The private equity firm Warburg Pincus had reached an agreement to acquire the fuel card and fleets payment services provider Electronic Funds Source.Terms of the purchase from an investor group including First Data Transportation Services, CTP Holdings ... [Published Trucking Info - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Kenan Transport Settles EEOC Lawsuit over Pregnancy Discrimination

The tanker trucking company Kenan Transport will pay $27,000 to settle a pregnancy discrimination and retaliation lawsuit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency announced Thursday.EEOC had charged in its lawsuit , filed last ... [Published Trucking Info - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Trucking Company Faces Nearly $1 Million In Fines Over Oilfield Waste Dumping

Carrier Faces Nearly $1 Million In Fines Over Oilfield Waste DumpingA Wyoming-based trucking company is facing possible fines of more than $1 million for alleged illegally dumping of saltwater on a road, while criminal charges have been filed against ... [Published Trucking Info - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Canada Expanding Two Border Crossing Facilities

The Canadian government is planning a multi-million dollar upgrade for the Aldergrove border crossing, which includes an expansion with a dedicated Nexus lane to speed up border crossings.It will invest millions to build a full-processing facility and ... [Published Trucking Info - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Arkansas Routes Get New I-49 Designation

Sections of Interstate 540 and Highway 71 in northwest Arkansas will be receiving a new Interstate highway designation soon, according to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department.The department recently received approval from the Federal ... [Published Trucking Info - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Merger Creates Fourth Largest Container Shipping Company

Container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd AG and Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores, also known as CSAV, have signed a binding contract on merging CSAV’s entire container business with Hapag-Lloyd.Following the integration, Hapag-Lloyd will rank as the fourth ... [Published Trucking Info - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Hub Group First Quart Income Falls Nearly a Quarter

The trucking operation Hub Group has reported a 22% drop in first quarter income compared to the same time last year while revenue increased 10%.Income totaled $12 million for the period ending March 31 compared to $15.4 million for the first quarter ... [Published Trucking Info - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

IPD's Jack Lorimer Retires After 44 Years

Long time automotive aftermarket and heavy-duty industry executive, John. F. Lorimer retired on April 1, after 44 years in the industry.Lorimer started his career with Gates Rubber Co. in 1970. In addition, his career included being zone sales manager ... [Published Trucking Info - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Hendrickson Announces May HVSI Suspension Training Program

The Hendrickson Vehicle Suspension Institute scheduled its next session of hands-on technical suspension training for the heavy-duty transportation industry.Three separate sessions will be held from May 20 through May 22 at the Universal Technical Institute ... [Published Trucking Info - Apr 17 2014]

Quotes

"The first quarter of 2014 was marked by a truly challenging operating environment due to the extreme weather in many markets,” said David P Yeager, chairman and CEO. “While this negatively impacted our financial results, we are pleased with the way our organization responded to these challenges."
...and lead generation through predictive analytics to gain more touch points with truck buyers and influence their purchase decisions," noted Kar. "They are also looking to adopt new technologies that can reduce operating expenses, as this will help them expand their customer base globally."
"We have also expressed an openness to the ideas that may emerge from discussions that Congress' people have among themselves about this, and we will continue to keep an open ear and open mind to what comes back.”"
...weather conditions that greatly hindered each of our operating segments in this year's first quarter," said Chairman and CEO Randolph L Marten. "The conditions were unusually harsh and widespread, significantly affecting both freight volumes and operating costs."

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Transmission Trends [Published Trucking Info - Apr 19 2014]
Get Ready to Say Goodbye to Paper Logs [Published Trucking Info - Apr 19 2014]
Commentary: Engines to Watch [Published Trucking Info - Apr 18 2014]
Kenan Transport Settles EEOC Lawsuit over Pregn... [Published Trucking Info - Apr 18 2014]
Arkansas Routes Get New I-49 Designation [Published Trucking Info - Apr 18 2014]
Canada Expanding Two Border Crossing Facilities [Published Trucking Info - Apr 18 2014]
Trucking Company Faces Nearly $1 Million In Fin... [Published Trucking Info - Apr 18 2014]
IPD's Jack Lorimer Retires After 44 Years [Published Trucking Info - Apr 18 2014]
Hub Group First Quart Income Falls Nearly a Qua... [Published Trucking Info - Apr 17 2014]
Hendrickson Announces May HVSI Suspension Train... [Published Trucking Info - Apr 17 2014]
Merger Creates Fourth Largest Container Shippin... [Published Trucking Info - Apr 17 2014]
Private Equity Firm Purchasing EFS [Published Trucking Info - Apr 17 2014]
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Fleet Owner Gets Light Sentence Over Bribing FM... [Published Trucking Info - Apr 15 2014]
Update Next Month on Federal Truck Size and Wei... [Published Trucking Info - Apr 15 2014]
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