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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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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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VAN RIPER RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Brad Van Riper, senior vice president and chief technology officer for TruckLite Co., LLC, was recognized with the Henneberger Lifetime Achievement Award from the Transportation Safety Equipment Institute (TSEI), a non-profit trade association that serves the needs of manufacturers of OEM and aftermarket motor-vehicle safety devices and associated equipment. Van Riper’s 40-year career with Truck-Lite […]

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Hornady Transportation Celebrates 90th Birthday

From its humble beginnings hauling crops and cattle to market in rural Alabama, Hornady Transportation LLC – a Daseke company — has grown to be a powerhouse flatbed hauler with 270 trucks, 400 trailers and 325 drivers and staff employees operating 22 million miles a year east of the Rockies. Now the company is celebrating […]

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New England Freightliner andWestern Star Dealers join to create the Advantage Truck Group

TriState Truck Center Freightliner/Western Star and McDevitt Trucks with its affiliate, Patriot Freightliner, Western Star, have joined forces to form Advantage Truck Group LLC (ATG). ATG with its six locations creates a comprehensive customer service network across central New England including New Hampshire, Vermont, and Massachusetts. ATG is dedicated to provide an unprecedented customer experience […]

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Hyliion HE Drive Axle Wins Jim Winsor Technical Achievement Award

A powered auxiliary axle for road tractors from Hyliion, a recent start-up company, won the 2018 Jim Winsor Memorial Technical Achievement Award, the awards committee has announced.   Called 6x4HE, the fuel-saving electric drive-axle system was selected from five finalists by a panel of truck writers, and presented Wednesday, March 7, during the Technology & Maintenance Council’s annual meeting […]

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Mack Trucks Shows Khalil Mack the Definition of ‘Built Like a Mack Truck’

Oakland Raiders defensive end Khalil Mack recently visited with Mack Trucks employees during a tour of Mack’s Lehigh Valley Operations (top, middle) and the Mack Customer Center (bottom). Accompanied by his father, Sandy Mack, Khalil spent time speaking with employees, answering their questions and taking photos, while also hitting the production line to see what […]

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Pine Tree Towing and Recovery Makes the Tough Lifts with Kenworth T880 Twin Steers

Ron Myers is a life-long tow truck operator. He did his first tow at the age of 12 – something you’d never see these days. “Things were different back in 1972 at my local motor speedway,” Myers recalled with a chuckle. “They even let me drive a tow truck. Hard to believe when you think […]

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Peterbilt Announces Allstate Peterbilt as Dealer of the Year

Peterbilt Motors Company names Allstate Peterbilt as the 2017 Dealer of the Year. The award was presented at the 2018 Peterbilt Dealer Meeting held in Scottsdale, Arizona. The annual two day business meeting brings together Peterbilt dealers from across North America. The meeting includes presentations and breakout sessions, with focused reviews on strengthening the dealer […]

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Major Minimizer Promotion Ends in March

Minimizer’s biggest promotion ever, with prizes totaling more than $80,000, is entering the home stretch. The #RespectTheDriver promotion features two major prizes up for grabs – a 2017 Limited Edition Jack Daniels Indian Chieftain Motorcycle and a Bandit Big Rig Series race-ready truck. The contest ends March 31st and two lucky winners will be notified […]

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Tri-State Truck Center Named Mack’s 2017 North American Dealer of the Year

Mack Trucks named Tri-State Truck Center of Memphis, Tennessee, its 2017 North American Dealer of the Year.  Tri-State Truck Center, which opened in 1945, achieved 185 percent of its sales goal and 127 percent of its leasing plan in 2017.  “Tri-State Truck Center is an outstanding representative of the Mack brand,” said Jonathan Randall, senior […]

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Jeff Sather Appointed President and CEO of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) today announced that Jeff Sather has accepted the position of president and CEO of its subsidiary Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC). In this position, Sather will lead all operations of the market-leading manufacturer of motorhome, walk-in van, school bus and commercial bus chassis. In his most recent role, Sather acted […]

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