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Trucking Adds 2,000 Jobs in June

For-hire carriers added 2,000 payroll jobs in June, but that was coupled with a 2,600-job downward revision in initial May figures, according to the latest estimates released Friday, July 6, by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Payroll employment in trucking was up 0.15 percent over May and 3.1 percent over June 2011. Employment is up […]

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Wabash National Begins Production of Carbon Steel Vacuum Tankers adding 60 jobs

As it moves forward with diversification efforts, Wabash National Corp. on Friday announced that it will increase employment through production of its first carbon steel vacuum tanker, which is designed to transport bulk non-hazardous liquids. Primarily used in the oil and gas industry, the so-called vacuum tanker built in Lafayette weighs 16,750 pounds, which is […]

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Schneider National, Covenant Offer Team Bonuses

4/27/2012 Two major carriers, Schneider National and Covenant Transport, have announced large bonuses to help attract teams. Schneider National is now offering sign-on bonuses of $12,000 ($6,000 per driver) for those with prior driving experience when joining Schneider’s Van Truckload division. Recent driving school graduates will earn $7,000 ($3,500 per driver). These bonuses apply to […]

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Transcraft to Expand Operations and Add Jobs in Kentucky

CADIZ, KY, Apr 24, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Transcraft, a subsidiary of Wabash National Corporation WNC +2.21% and a leading producer of platform trailers, together with Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear, today announced the expansion of its Trigg County operations in Cadiz, Ky. The company’s growth plan includes building a 12,000-sq.-ft. facility with the latest […]

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Peak Production Season Means Hundreds More Jobs at Van Body Maker Morgan Olson in Sturgis

STURGIS, MI – Walk-in van manufacturer Morgan Olsin Corp. is preparing to ramp up production for its peak building season, which starts in May and goes through the end of the year. That means its regular workforce of 250 or more workers will grow to about 600 during that time. The additional hiring of temporary […]

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Motor Power Kenworth Opens New Full-Service Facility in Casper, Wyoming

CASPER, Wy. – Motor Power Kenworth has opened a new, 27,000 square-foot full service dealership in Casper, Wyoming. A member of the Kenworth dealer network of more than 320 locations in the United States and Canada, the new Motor Power Kenworth facility is located on just over 10 acres at 4455 N. Salt Creek Highway […]

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Engine Testing Company to Open Facility in Purdue Research Park

Automotive Robotics Proving Labs Inc. and Purdue University officials announced plans to open a nearly 50,000-square-foot engine test facility and create 30 jobs in the Purdue Research Park of West Lafayette. “This new facility supports Caterpillar by performing state-of-the-art testing on engines that meet tough new emission and fuel economy requirements.” The $10 million facility […]

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Semi-Trailer Dealership Plans NLR Facility, 40 Jobs

Utility Tri-State Inc., a semi-trailer dealership based in Tulsa, plans to build a facility in North Little Rock that, once it’s up and running, will create 40 jobs, the company announced in a news release. The facility, which will accommodate space for full-service sales, trailer repair and parts, will be constructed on 10 acres along […]

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