Tarun Reddy

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UPS to Sell Stake in Chinese Firm

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UPS Inc. will sell its stake in Chinese package delivery firm Sinotrans, the company said.

Tarun Reddy | Staff Reporter
June 28, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

TMW Acquires Software Firm

Trucking software firm TMW Systems said Thursday it acquired TMT Software, which makes fleet maintenance applications, for an undisclosed sum.

Tarun Reddy | Staff Reporter
May 31, 2007
Business, Safety, Autonomous

Driver Turnover Falls at Large Truckload Carriers

Driver turnover at large truckload carriers dropped 13 percentage points last year — the first decline since 2001 — while it rose by an identical percentage at smaller truckload carriers, according to a survey produced by American Trucking Associations.

Tarun Reddy | Staff Reporter
March 27, 2007
Business, Safety, Autonomous

Turnover Falls at Large TL Carriers

Driver turnover at large truckload carriers dropped 13% last year — the first decline since 2001 — while it rose by an identical percentage at smaller truckload carriers, according to American Trucking Associations.

Tarun Reddy | Staff Reporter
March 23, 2007
Business, Safety, Autonomous

OEMs Ship 281,000 Trailers in ’06

While much of the heavy-duty truck sales hoopla during 2006 focused on truck makers as they set new monthly and yearly sales records, trailer makers were quietly posting their third-best sales year ever, according to new data from ACT Research.

Tarun Reddy | Staff Reporter
March 19, 2007
Business, Government

The Waggoners Settles Suit Involving Software Usage

The Waggoners Trucking, a vehicle hauler based in Billings, Mont., said it paid $300,000 to a group that protects software copyrights to settle claims it used unlicensed copies of several popular applications.The Business Software Alliance said it received a complaint alleging The Waggoners had unli

Tarun Reddy | Staff Reporter
March 19, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

Stricter Emission Rules Require New Oils, Lubricants

A major challenge facing the trucking industry as it copes with tighter emission standards from the Environmental Protection Agency is choosing the right type of oil to ensure that engines continue to perform to their maximum capability.

Tarun Reddy | Staff Reporter
January 16, 2007
Business

Pitt Ohio to Sell Internal Software Package Starting This Month

Less-than-truckload carrier Pitt Ohio Express said it will start selling an internally developed software package, aimed at improving customer management and reducing bad accounts, to fleets this month.

Tarun Reddy | Staff Reporter
January 2, 2007

ALK to Offer Web Service to Help Companies Standardize Data

ALK Technologies, which provides mapping and other data to the trucking industry, said it will unveil a new Web-based service during the first quarter of 2007 to help carriers standardize mileage data and to provide additional information on tolls, freight rates and fuel prices.

Tarun Reddy | Staff Reporter
December 22, 2006

Truck, Engine OEMs Plan Layoffs as Orders for New Tractors Fall

everal signs of the long-expected drop in truck production are beginning to appear, as a new report on Class 8 orders showed a significant year-over-year decline and another engine maker announced layoffs.

Tarun Reddy | Staff Reporter
Frederick Kiel | Staff Reporter
November 13, 2006

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