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TMW Systems creates new framework to support growth

At TMW Systems’ annual TransForum user conference and exhibition, David Wangler compared the challenges of running a fast-growing software company to expanding a truckload carrier.

Bendix upgrades brake shoe remanufacturing facility

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has expanded its remanufacturing capabilities and capacity with a $3.2 million capital investment in equipment and facility upgrades at its Huntington, Indiana, plant. The Bendix ...

Kenworth of South Louisiana opens Lake Charles parts and service location

Kenworth of South Louisiana has opened a new parts and service location with two service bays near U.S. Highway 90 in Lake Charles, La. The new Kenworth of South Louisiana dealership ...

EBE, TrueNorth create paperless insurance enrollment

EBE Technologies, a developer of enterprise business process management applications for transportation, has partnered with TrueNorth Companies, a risk management provider, to create a paperless, workflow-based insurance enrollment system for ...

Mack enhances Canadian service operations

Mack Trucks further strengthened its service and support network in Canada with the opening of new facilities in Saskatchewan and Quebec. “Mack’s customers reap the benefits of maximum vehicle uptime and ...
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Detroit honors employees, celebrates 1 millionth axles built

Detroit Diesel Corporation (Detroit) today celebrated the production of its one millionth Detroit axle at its Employee Appreciation Day. The annual employee recognition event was held at the company’s headquarters ...

Detroit marks production of 250,000th heavy duty engine

Less than seven years after introducing its groundbreaking Detroit DD15 engine, Detroit Diesel Corporation (Detroit) today marked the production of its 250,000th DD Series engine. The DD Series engines – ...

Volvo announces $69 million investment for New River Valley truck plant

Volvo has announced a $69 million investment in state-of-the art equipment, processes and plant redesign to improve manufacturing efficiency and vehicle quality at the New River Valley (NRV) truck assembly ...

Nissan announces new 5-year/100,000 mile commercial van warranty

Nissan is announcing what it calls America’s best commercial van warranty on its Light Commercial Vehicles, increasing basic limited warranty coverage from 3 years/36,000 miles to 5 years/100,000 miles, whichever ...

Mack announces $26 million Macungie plant upgrade

Mack Trucks today announced a $26 million upgrade of the Macungie Cab & Vehicle Assembly facility in Macungie, PA, that will significantly improve the plant’s efficiency and help it deliver ...

Red Classic deploys Transflo scanning amid rapid growth

Pegasus TransTech, the leading provider of document scanning applications to the transportation industry, announced that Red Classic has chosen Transflo scanning to improve operating efficiency, streamline settlements and accelerate cash ...

A look back at fleets from last year’s CCJ Top 250

As we gear up for our 2014 CCJ Top 250 annual ranking of for-hire carriers, here's a look at some of the fleets that were highlighted in the 2013 edition. CCJ ...

New ownership, structure

Company: United Vision Logistics, Inc., Lafayette, La. 2013 CCJ Top 250 rank: 55 Industry segment: Heavy hauling 2012 revenues: $470 million Revenue change vs. 2011: -4.5 percent Power units: 2,213 Trailers: 1,722 Drivers: 2,081 United Vision Logistics - ...

McLeod, KSM extend deadline to July 1 for truckload benchmark study

McLeod Software and accounting firm Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM) have extended the deadline to July 1 for truckload companies to sign up for their 2014 Benchmarking Study for truckload ...