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Beer Distributor J.J. Taylor Brings the Suds To Minnesota and Florida with Kenworth T370s

With beer distributorships in Florida and Minnesota, J.J. Taylor Distributing has made a name for itself. It’s the largest beer distributor in Minnesota – selling 7 million cases last year – and the second largest in Florida, distributing 21 million cases in 17 counties in 2017. Its main brand is Miller in both states, while […]

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FTR Reports North American Class 8 Orders Continue at Record Levels in August

FTR reports that preliminary North American Class 8 orders for August hit another all-time high of 52,400 units, just surpassing last month’s total by 300 orders.  Class 8 orders were again exceptionally strong in the U.S. market, with most OEM’s racking up great order months. Orders were even m/m and up 153% y/y. Orders continue […]

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Kenworth Mid Atlantic – Baltimore Joins Kenworth Dealer Network

Kenworth Mid Atlantic – Baltimore recently became the newest addition to Kenworth’s dealer network of more than 400 locations in the United States and Canada with its recent opening through a partnership between Tri-State Kenworth and Chesapeake Truck. “We look forward to offering The World’s Best trucks and delivering the best parts and service support […]

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Truckers’ Personal Sacrifices, Hard Work Featured in Latest Mack Trucks RoadLife Episode

Mack Trucks released the sixth episode of its RoadLife series, “Long Way From Home,” on and Amazon Prime Video. The episode focuses on two Canadian long-haul truckers as they share the personal sacrifices they make to ensure goods are delivered on time. A transplant from Newfoundland, Bill Flynn has spent the past 14 years working in […]

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Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada Wins Graphics Award with Wrapped Western Star Truck

Shelley Uvanille-Hesch knew her truck was a beauty queen and now it has the title to prove it. Uvanille-Hesch drives “Miss Destiny Star”, a 2019 Western Star 5700XE that has been decorated with a truck wrap featuring pictures of members of the Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada (WTFC). She founded the organization, which recruits women […]

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Minimizer sponsors CCJ Solutions Summit

Fleet conference to be held in Ariz. Nov. 12-14 For the fifth straight year, heavy duty trucking industry leader Minimizer is sponsoring the CCJ Solutions Summit. The commercial trucking fleet conference is designed to present solutions to issues facing fleets across the country. “We believe in sponsoring content that helps our partners in their everyday […]

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Volvo Trucks Welcomes Home the First Volvo Truck Built at New River Valley Facility

Volvo Trucks North America recently welcomed home the very first Volvo truck model to roll off the assembly line at its New River Valley assembly facility in Dublin, Virginia. Donated by the Wilson family, founders of the former Wilson Trucking Corporation, the 1982 Volvo F7 model will reside at the Volvo Trucks Customer Center, adjacent […]

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P.A.M. Transport Conducts Extensive Testing Before Adding FlowBelow to The Fleet FlowBelow Aero Inc., the leading manufacturer of tractor-mounted aerodynamic products, announced that P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. (NASDAQ : PTSI) will be adding 550 new Peterbilt 579’s to its fleet with FlowBelow Tractor AeroKits factory installed by Peterbilt.  As part of its evaluation process, in […]

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Sioux City Kenworth Invests $5.5 Million in Relocation to New Building, Larger Site

Responding to the needs of local businesses and truck fleets and operators, Sioux City Kenworth has moved its full-service dealership to a new building located on a major truck route in Sioux City. Sioux City Kenworth’s new 44,000 square-foot facility sits on a 12-1/2-acre site and features a 16-bay service department that provides truck diagnosis […]

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Top Four Finalists Named as Search For Top Rookie Military Veteran Truck Driver Narrows

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. From left are Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director; and the four finalists […]

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Kenworth’s Renton Assembly Plant Celebrates 25 Years of Building The World’s Best Trucks

Kenworth Truck Company’s assembly plant in Renton, Wash., recently celebrated its 25th anniversary of building The World’s Best® trucks. Kenworth – Renton Assembly Plant Kenworth employees and their family members marked the anniversary in conjunction with Kenworth Family Day held at the plant. The event included antique Kenworth trucks, employee classic car show, face painters […]

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Eight-Year-Old Recycling Entrepreneur Trades Family Pickup for a Mack® LR Refuse Truck in Latest RoadLife Episode

Mack Trucks released the fifth episode of its RoadLife series on and Amazon Prime Video. “Ryan’s Route” stars 8-year-old Ryan Hickman, a recycling entrepreneur and owner of Orange County, California-based Ryan’s Recycling, as he trades in the family pickup for a more appropriate work truck: a Mack® LR refuse model. “When Ryan was about three years old, […]

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