Minnesota Trucking Association Names Jack Pate 2017 Minnesota Driver Of The Year

MTA 2017 Driver of the Year Jack Pate

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 2018 — The Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) named Browerville, MN resident, John “Jack” Pate, Jr., professional truck driver for Daggett Truck Line in Frazee, MN, the 2017 Minnesota Driver of the Year at its Driver of the Year Banquet. Jack has been driving a truck for 19 years with Daggett Truck Line, his first […]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 3.7% in 2017

ATA 12 17 Truck Tonnage Graphic

Final Monthly Report Decreased 5.7% in December ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 2018 — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell for the first time since September, losing 5.7% in December. In December, the index equaled 142.9 (2000=100), down from 151.6 in November. For all of 2017, compared with 2016, […]

America’s Truckers Challenge Policymakers to Support Bold Infrastructure Plan

ATA Pledges Major Contribution via New Build America Fund ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 2018 — The American Trucking Associations called on policymakers to endorse its Build America Fund plan – a bold solution to fund the modernization of our deteriorating network of roads and bridges. ATA is the leading voice of the trucking […]

Penske Logistics Gains Membership in Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA)

Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA)

READING, Pa., Jan. 2018 — Penske Logistics has gained entry into the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA) as a corporate member. “We’ve joined BiTA to take part in better understanding the benefits of blockchain for our customers and to be a part of crafting the standard framework in the development and implementation of blockchain […]

Love’s Travel Stops Expands Industry-Leading Travel Stop Network in 2018

Loves Travel Stop

Love’s to Add More Than 40 Stores, Thousands of Parking Spaces, Extend Truck and Tire Care Services   OKLAHOMA CITY, January 2018 – Love’s Travel Stops (Love’s) is continuing its expansion momentum this year after opening 147 new stores over the past five years, including 36 new locations in 2017. […]

FleetPride Opens Hydraulic Service Shop In Renovated Phoenix Location

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 2018 — FleetPride’s Phoenix location has been transformed! Along with its regular assortment of parts and services like flywheels, driveline, and transmission assembly, the attached service shop now provides a full line of hydraulic services. “We continue to invest in our mobile power capabilities,” said Mike Harris, FleetPride senior vice president of sales […]