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Government, Business

ENGS Commercial Finance to Be Acquired by Japan’s Mitsubishi Corp.

Stockholders of ENGS Commercial Finance have agreed to sell the business to Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Co., an affiliate of Mitsubishi Corp. in Japan, for an undisclosed amount.

October 29, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

Bridgestone Launches New Drive Tire

Bridgestone Americas Inc. announced the expansion of its Firestone commercial truck tire portfolio with the launch of the Firestone FD711 drive tire.

August 17, 2018
Business, Technology, Fuel

Love’s Mobile App Speeds Fuel Payment

Love's Travel Stops logo Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores added features to the Love’s Connect mobile app that allows professional drivers in the gas pump lane to select a payment account, choose a pump and activate it to start fueling.

March 26, 2018
Business, Logistics

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics Merges with Robin Hood Container Express

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics truck RoadOne IntermodaLogistics

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics reached a deal to bring Southeast drayage provider Robin Hood Container Express into its family of companies.

February 2, 2018

Editorial: Looking Back, Moving Ahead

So, how was your year?

December 14, 2017
Business, Equipment

Mack Announces Partnership With Petty’s Garage

2018 Mack Pinnacle Axle Back model Petty's Garage will use a 2018 Mack Pinnacle Axle Back model to transport vintage cars during its nationwide Performance Tour (Mack Trucks)

Mack Trucks announced a new partnership with Petty’s Garage, making Mack the official transportation sponsor for the garage, which was founded by racing legend Richard Petty.

December 11, 2017
Business, Equipment

Pac-Van Purchases Expand Storage, Warehousing Capabilities

Pac-Van storage container Pac-Van delivers a 20-foot storage container. (Pac-Van Inc./YouTube)

Pac-Van has expanded its storage and warehousing operations with two recent acquisitions in the South and Southwest.

December 11, 2017

Editorial: Costs of Doing Business

The trucking business is not a low-cost endeavor — think equipment, fuel, insurance — but the costs of doing business just keep increasing. What’s a motor carrier to do?

December 7, 2017

C&J Energy Buys O-Tex to Expand Oil-Field Services

Oil-field services provider C&J Energy Services completed its acquisition of O-Tex Holdings, a provider of oil-field cementing services in West Texas.

December 4, 2017
Business, Logistics

Kroger Switches to Penske to Handle Trucking, Warehousing in Texas

Penske Logistics tractor TT File Photo

Nearly 700 employees who work in a Kroger warehouse in Keller, Texas, were laid off when the supermarket chain terminated a relationship with SouthStar and signed with Penske Logistics, but Penske said individuals affected will be able to reapply for job

December 4, 2017