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Phillips Connect Technologies Launches Transformational Trailer Telematics Solutions at the Technology and Maintenance Council Annual Meeting

Phillips Connect Technologies (PCT) announced the launch and demonstrated the capabilities of its TrailerNet™, ChassisNet™, and ContainerNet™ transportation technology platforms during a press conference held March 17, in conjunction with ATA’s Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) 2019 Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. Phillips Connect Technologies’ […]

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Freightliner Trucks Honors Its Top Dealer Sales Professionals

Freightliner Trucks is proud to announce that it has awarded its top dealer sales professionals’ “Elite” status through its annual Leland James Elite Sales Achievement Program. “It is my sincere honor to congratulate the winners of our prestigious Leland James Elite Program,” said Bob Correll, vice president sales, Freightliner Trucks. “The winners who achieve this […]

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Kenworth Chillicothe Assembly Plant Earns NAM Manufacturing Leadership Award

The Kenworth Chillicothe (Ohio) assembly plant recently received a 2019 Manufacturing Leadership Award for its successful, continuous improvement paint project, which implemented innovative protective coverings that further enhanced paint quality and increased operational efficiency in the paint process. The award was presented by the Manufacturing Leadership Council of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). To capture an award in […]

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DENSO Invests Nearly $10 Million in New Distribution Center to Serve Growing Customer Base in North America

DENSO, the world’s second largest mobility supplier, announced today its affiliate DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc., is opening a newdistribution center in Jeffersonville, Ind. The location, which will be fully operational this summer, is another milestone in DENSO’s North American distribution optimization strategy to more efficiently serve its growing customer base throughout North America, as well as leverage IoT technologies and improve safety. In addition to Jeffersonville, DENSO recently opened a distribution center in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. This additional space near customers will reduce transit times […]

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Minimizer creates Business Development Manager positions

Jason Rhoads and Tim May are Minimizer veterans that find themselves doing something new for the company these days. Rhoads and May have been promoted to the newly created position of Business Development Manager. “Jason and Tim are perfect for this new role in many ways,” Minimizer Senior Director of Sales Greg Renberg said. “They both bring plenty of sales […]

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Intelligent Imaging Systems News – Parking at Rest Stops Becoming Easier in Midwest

Intelligent Imaging Systems (IIS) is now providing state DOT departments with its IIS Smart Parking solutions for trucks at rest stops. Installations were recently completed in Ohio, part of the Mid America Association of State Transportation Officials (MAASTO) initiative, which unites eight Midwestern states in the nation’s first Regional Truck Parking Information Management System (TPIMS). Through IIS Smart […]

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Stop by and see NextTruck and Rock & Dirt at the Mid-America Trucking Show

It’s time to go to Louisville, KY for The Mid-America Trucking Show 2019 on March 28-30, for the busiest truck show of the year! You will be able to see NextTruck and Rock & Dirt in the same location in booth #17068. From dump to sleeper trucks and their related products & services, we have it covered. Stop by and […]

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Mack Trucks Shines Spotlight on Fuel Savings, Uptime with Mack Anthem® Models at TMC

Mack Trucks will demonstrate the fuel efficiency and uptime benefits customers demand with two Mack Anthem® models on display in Mack booth 1003 during the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) annual meeting March 17-21 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Both Mack Anthem models feature the Mack® MP®8HE engine with Mack Energy Recovery Technology, […]

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FTR Trucking Conditions Index for January Falls Back to Single Digit Positive Reading

After a spike to a 11.44 positive reading in December, FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index fell back to 5.79 in January as was expected. The January level was attributed to higher costs of capital along with lower freight demand and capacity utilization. Even the January level will not be sustained for long as conditions for trucking […]

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“Everyday Heroes” Kenworth T680 and Truckers Against Trafficking Visit Kenworth Chillicothe Plant for Special Event

The “Everyday Heroes” Kenworth T680 recently returned to the Kenworth Chillicothe (Ohio) plant, where it was built, for a two-day event to raise awareness among public officials and plant employees about the crime of human trafficking and the Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) national program to help combat it. More than 25 dignitaries and guests, including […]

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Navistar, Inc., has signed a service partnership agreement with Love’s Travel Stops (Love’s), which adds more than 315 Love’s Truck Tire Care and Speedco locations and more than 1,000 technicians to Navistar’s International® service network. The exclusive partnership, which will be fully operational in the second half of 2019, authorizes most Love’s and Speedco service locations […]

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Visit NextTruck at TMC 2019 March 18-21 in Atlanta, GA!

TMC 2019 will be held March 18-21 in Atlanta, GA! You’ll be able to visit NextTruck in Booth# 1051! From dump to sleeper trucks and their related products & services, we have it covered. Stop by and visit with us; we will be happy to demonstrate our website and show you how to find your […]

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