Archive | August, 2018
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Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) today announced that Christian Schulz has been named to its board of directors, effective immediately. Schulz, 41, replaces Matthias Gründler, who previously resigned from the Navistar board after serving more than a year as a director. Schulz has been appointed to the board’s finance committee. Schulz is currently the CFO of Volkswagen […]

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All Three Assembly Plants Producing Kenworth Trucks Earn ISO Certification for Environmental Management Systems

All three assembly plants that produce Kenworth trucks in the United States and Canada have now achieved the prestigious ISO14001:2015 certification for their environmental management systems, which support the production of trucks in an environmentally responsible manner. Kenworth’s heavy duty manufacturing plants in Chillicothe, Ohio, and Renton, Washington, both previously earned this certification. Kenworth medium […]

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Top 10 Finalists For Top Rookie Military Veteran Truck Driver To Be Trimmed to Three at Great American Trucking Show

Kenworth has teamed with the FASTPORT Trucking Track Mentoring Program and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring our Heroes Program to find America’s top rookie military veteran, who has made the successful transition from active duty to driving for a commercial fleet. For the third consecutive year, Kenworth will donate The Driver’s Truck™ – a fully-loaded […]

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Leavitt’s Freight Service Merges with Central Oregon Truck Company

Leavitt’s Freight Service, a specialty carrier of utility poles and engineered wood products, today announced that it has merged with Central Oregon Truck Company (COTC), a member of the Daseke family of flatbed and specialized carriers.                Leavitt’s Freight, which operates a fleet of more than 120 trucks, will continue to operate under its existing name […]

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MHC Puts Drivers First with New Springdale Facility

Murphy-Hoffman Company’s (MHC) store in Springdale, Ark., has moved to a new facility off Interstate 49, making it the largest MHC dealership in Arkansas. MHC Kenworth/Volvo – Springdale has served the heavy and medium duty truck market since 1977 and continues to provide award-winning services, including 7-day, 24-hour service and an expanded parts inventory. The […]

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Peterbilt Graduates 50th Factory Trained Technician Class

Peterbilt Motors Company certified the graduation of the Peterbilt Technician Institute’s (PTI) 50th graduating class. Since PTI opened its doors in November 2013 at the Universal Technical Institute campus in Dallas more than 500 students have graduated from the program. PTI has placed more than 95 percent of graduates with a Peterbilt service location or […]

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Visit NextTruck and Rock & Dirt at the Great American Trucking Show

The 2018 Great American Trucking Show will be at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center August 23-25, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. NextTruck will be co-exhibiting with Rock & Dirt at booth # 610. Enter to win a $250 VISA Gift Card at our booth! We will be distributing free copies of Rock & Dirt and exclusive […]

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Daimler Trucks North America Recognizes 40 Masters of Quality

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced the 40 recipients of its 2017 Masters of Quality Supplier award. The award recognizes the top quality components and services suppliers to Freightliner Trucks and Western Star.   The annual program recognizes outstanding suppliers that have received high scores based on their quality, delivery, technology and cost performance as […]

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Kenworth Sales Company Relocates Dealership in Elko, Nevada, To New Building Near I-80

Kenworth Sales Company has relocated its Elko, Nevada dealership to a new parts, service and sales location located in a new industrial park near Interstate 80. The new eight service bay location at 4224 Ruby Vista Drive is 2.0 miles from the previous site and sits on 6 acres on the North side of I-80, a major […]

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Flatbed-Focused Builders Transportation Joins Daseke

Daseke, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSKE) (NASDAQ: DSKEW), the largest flatbed, specialized transportation and logistics solutions company in North America, is being joined by Builders Transportation Co., a Memphis-based carrier of steel, aluminum and metal products. Builders Transportation operates a fleet of more than 300 company trucks and nearly 500 spread-axle trailers. The company is solely focused […]

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Mack Trucks Highlights Successful Women in Trucking in ‘Breaking the Mold’

“Breaking the Mold,” the fourth episode of Mack Trucks’ RoadLife series released today on and Amazon Prime Video, shares the stories of two women blazing trails in the trucking industry, in which women make up just 12 percent of the workforce. “I never thought my life would be with trucks,” said Raquel Renda, vice president of […]

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Michigan Trucker Turns Heads and Profits with Western Star 5700XE

William Stenger feels obligated to keep a clean cab, and is happy to do so. “Every time I stop to buy fuel, I talk to five people who say, ‘Man, that’s a good-looking truck’,” Stenger said. “I have to keep the cab clean because other drivers are always wanting to take a look inside. I don’t mind; […]

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