The pending U.S. mandate for Electronic Logging Devices can seem complex, but Pollak is looking to simplify things with the new EZ-ELD.
MONTREAL, QC "" A chain of events "" including tight following distances and the unexpected application of another truck's emergency brakes -- ultimately led to the death of a truck driver on the Metropolitan Expressway, Quebec's workplace health and safety board has determined.
READING, PA""The paint-and-coatings giant PPG has awarded Penske Logistics with the company's 2016 Excellent Supplier Award. Cited for superior performance, Penske is one of nine winners and the only supply-chain company to be honored.
Enjoy a ride back in time aboard Steve Constantin's out-of-this-world 1980 International Transtar II Eagle COE.
PORTLAND, ORE--Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced the addition of two new parts distribution centers, one in Grimes, Iowa, and another in Whitestown, Indiana. "Our customers drive the best product on the road and are deserving of the best service experience as well," Jay A. Johnson, general manager, Supply Chain Network. The new facilities will hold more than $15 million of inventory and over 20,000 parts. The DTNA supply chain system has been architected to be anticipatory in nature, the company stated in a prepared press release.
COLUMBUS, IN--Strong first-quarter orders drove Class-8 truck production to an 18-month high in May, trucking industry analysts ACT Research reports. "Annualized, May's production rate equals a full-year production of 263,000 units," says Kenny Vieth, president and senior analyst at ACT Research, in a prepared statement.
COLUMBUS, IN -- Facilitated by the additional build days, total trailer production in North America was up 12% sequentially in May, and was 2% better than last year, according to the trucking business analysts at ACT Research.
LOS ANGELES""The huge American publication USA Today with a daily print circulation of more than three million readers and a reported 23 million downloads from its mobile site presented its readers with a starkly grim series of stories this week--after a year-long investigation--describing the lot of Los Angeles port truck drivers as "indentured servants". "You know how bad Uber is for drivers," a headline reads. "Port truckers have it much worse. Much worse." The series title: "Rigged."
"Rest in Peace, Dad. We have it covered." With those words, Polaris Transportation Group's Dave Cox winds up his father Larry's death notice. The elder Cox, who founded Polaris in 1994, passed away Wednesday, June 14 at 71. Dave is Larry's only offspring and is also, now, Polaris' President.
LAKE CRYSTAL, MINN--Ashley Pace is the new distribution marketing manager at Truck Bodies & Equipment International Inc. Pace brings a strong knowledge of writing, communications and public relations, having earned her Master of Science in Public Relations at Boston University. Prior to joining TBEI, she worked in corporate public relations at Weber Shandwick.