Greg Johnson

Business

Pa. Truckload Carrier Atkinson Freight Shuts Doors

After battling rivals and rising costs for years, Northeast regional truckload hauler Atkinson Freight Lines has shut its doors.

Greg Johnson | Staff Reporter
February 24, 2012
Business, Technology

Five Tech Companies Debut Software, Service Upgrades

Five technology companies have recently unveiled upgrades to their systems serving the trucking industry.

Greg Johnson | Staff Reporter
January 23, 2012
Business

CARB Reminds Truckers of Jan. 1 Compliance Deadline

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The California Air Resources Board has reminded heavy diesel truck owners that new emission rules take effect Jan. 1 and they may need to report their compliance online.

Greg Johnson | Staff Reporter
December 29, 2011
Business

Rand McNally, McLeod Offer HOS Application

CHICAGO — Rand McNally Co. announced the latest integration of its TruckPC and TND 760 Fleet Edition software with McLeod Software’s upgraded LoadMaster Enterprise and Powerbroker Version 10.3 applications.

Greg Johnson | Staff Reporter
September 26, 2011
Business, Technology

Tech Firms Unveil Products, Upgrades at TMW TransForum

TMW Systems unveiled a series of products enhancements and upgrades at its TMW TransForum 2011, being held this week in Dallas.

Greg Johnson | Staff Reporter
September 20, 2011
Business, Technology

Comdata, Love’s Roll Out Cardless Fueling Programs

The use of cardless fueling systems continues to expand, as two more companies embraced radio-frequency identification technology, or RFID, to streamline the fueling process.

Greg Johnson | Staff Reporter
September 12, 2011
Government

Postal Service Ends LTL Bid

Facing a major restructuring and the closings of thousands of post offices, the U.S. Postal Service is ending its foray into less-than-truckload hauling on Sept. 19.

Greg Johnson | Staff Reporter
August 22, 2011
Business

Con-way Freight Driver Named Truck Driving Grand Champion

NTDC Champion Paul Phillips — Jon Sommers for TT

ORLANDO, Fla. — Paul Phillips, a Con-Way Freight driver from Coarsegold, Calif., was named the 2011 Bendix National Truck Driving Championships Grand Champion.

Greg Johnson | Staff Reporter
August 17, 2011
Business

IRS Extends Highway-Use Tax Deadline to Nov. 30

The Internal Revenue Service is advising truckers and other owners of heavy highway vehicles that their next federal highway use tax return, normally due Aug. 31, will instead be due Nov. 30.

Greg Johnson | Staff Reporter
July 18, 2011
Business

Connecticut to Close State Rest Stops

Truckers traveling on Connecticut interstates are facing the loss of scarce parking spots due to planned state rest stop closings.

Greg Johnson | Staff Reporter
June 6, 2011

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