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Jeff Martin Auctioneers East Coast Expansion

 Jeff Martin Auctioneers is excited to announce the integration of Martin & Martin Auctioneers of Pelzer, South Carolina into their ongoing operations. This expansion will enable Jeff Martin Auctioneers to strengthen its presence in the southeastern United States. It has been a goal of Owner / President, Jeff Martin, to become one of the top […]

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CIMC Vehicle Annual Trailer Seminar Hosted by CIMC Intermodal Equipment

The greatest minds in intermodal transportation met May 8-10, 2018 in Manhattan Beach, CA to attend the CIMC Vehicle Annual Trailer Seminar hosted by CIMC Intermodal Equipment with the theme this year of One Team One Dream:  Connectivity in the Era of Globalization. The event was Sponsored by CIMC Global Vehicle Division and co-hosted by […]

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Great Dane Recognizes Performance Excellence at Aftermarket Parts & Service Conference

Great Dane hosted its seventh Aftermarket Parts and Service Conference (APSC) May 2-5, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia. APSC is a biennial Great Dane event that brings together aftermarket management and sales teams with industry-leading vendors to discuss safety, technology and product updates. “Since we began holding our Aftermarket Parts and Service Conference in 2006, it […]

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At the Ready: Virginia Department of Forestry Armed with Kenworth T370s and Bulldozers to Fight Wildfires

For the Virginia Department of Forestry, the heavy artillery to combat forest fires throughout the state consists of medium duty trucks – primarily Kenworth T370s – and John Deere bulldozers. The fire dozer is the go-to piece of equipment to cut trenches and lines that keep wildfires from spreading. “Getting our bulldozers to the scene […]

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Navistar to offer Eaton Cummins Endurant™ transmission for International® LT® Series and LoneStar®

Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies has announced the new Endurant™ 12-speed automated transmission – the lightest, most efficient 1,850 lb.-ft. capable heavy-duty transmission – is now available on International® LT® Series and LoneStar® trucks. Endurant is designed for long haul and regional haul applications where weight savings and efficiency can add to a fleet’s bottom line. Featured as a part […]

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INTERNATIONAL® TRUCK ANNOUNCES “UPNEXT” PLATFORM FOR DISCUSSION OF CRITICAL INDUSTRY TOPICS

International® Truck today announced that it is creating an industry forum, UPNEXT, where visionaries of the commercial trucking industry can come together to discuss emerging trends and topics that are driving industry change. “There’s a clear need for concerted industry dialogue on the new technologies that everyone is discussing and that will revolutionize the way we […]

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Mack® Granite® Model Helps Raise $1.96 Million for Sustainable Waste Management Research

A new Mack® Granite® axle back model helped the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) raise $1.96 million in a live auction April 25 at WasteExpo 2018. This marks the 22nd year Mack has donated a vehicle to the auction, which has raised more than $20 million to fund and direct scientific research on sustainable waste management […]

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LoadDocs Helps Trucking Industry Steer Around Paperwork Jams

Connected logistics startup LoadDocs is tackling one of the trucking industry’s most vexing daily challenges: completing paperwork on the road. By combining its proprietary system for capturing and transmitting images with smartphone connectivity, LoadDocs enables drivers to send proof of delivery and other essential documents directly from the the cab of their trucks back to […]

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Freightliner Custom Chassis Delivers 50,000th Chassis to UPS

A two-decade partnership among two of the most trusted and respected names in the work-truck and parcel-delivery industries reached a major milestone, as Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC) delivered its 50,000th chassis to UPS. Leaders from UPS and FCCC were on hand at FCCC headquarters in Gaffney recently to mark the official delivery of the milestone […]

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Valley Farm Transport: Keeps Agricultural Products on the Move with Fleet of Kenworths

Staying true to your roots. That’s what Valley Farm Transport, based in Dixon, California, is all about. The company, now in its second generation, began its life in 1963 with Bob Nickum behind the wheel, hauling grain. “My father started from scratch and built a successful company hauling mostly grain in our area,” recalled David […]

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West Coast Dream Team Will Transport the 2018 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

A trifecta of transportation partners will see that the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree safely makes its way from Oregon to West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol for the 2018 holiday season. An annual gift to the nation, this year’s tree will come from the Willamette National Forest with support from nonprofit Choose Outdoors and Travel […]

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Minimizer donates youth bikes, helmets for 3rd annual Bike Rodeo

For the third straight year, Minimizer is helping supply kids with the necessary equipment to ride a bike. “There’s nothing better than seeing all the smiles on kids faces,” Minimizer CEO and Chief Visionary Craig Kruckeberg said. Minimizer, along with KIK Marketing, the Blooming Prairie Youth Club and the Blooming Prairie Police Department, hosted a […]

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