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Cummins Gains EPA Certification for ’07 Truck Engines

Diesel engine manufacturer Cummins Inc. said late Tuesday that the Environmental Protection Agency has certified the company’s medium- and heavy-duty truck engines for 2007.

January 2, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

N.D. Trucking Firm Lewis Transportation Closes Doors

Fargo, N.D., trucking firm Lewis Transportation, which has employees in at least seven states, is shutting down after 43 years of operation, the Associated Press reported.

January 2, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

BNSF Logistics Buys North Dakota 3PL Firm

BNSF Logistics said Tuesday it acquired third-party logistics firm Pro-Am Transportation Services, based in Jamestown, N.D. Terms were not disclosed.

January 2, 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
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel

EPA Issues Guidelines for 2010 Engine Emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency issued guidelines to engine manufacturers governing the use of new technology to meet 2010 emission standards. It also said it will approve pollution rules governing railroad emissions in 2007.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
January 2, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Technology Briefs — Dec. 27 - Jan. 2

Tech Firm Trimble to Buy AtRoad for $417 Mln. • Trailer Bridge Joins EPA SmartWay Program • CN Gets RFID-Based Chassis Tracking System

January 2, 2007
Business, Fuel

iTECH — The ‘Hosted’ Alternative: How to Rent Software

Many software providers now “rent” their software to users who do their work through the vendor’s Web site. This is called an application service provider (ASP) model, and it is often offered as a less expensive alternative to buying a software package to be installed on the user’s own server.

Stephen Bennett | Special to Transport Topics
January 2, 2007
Business, Equipment

Metro XPress Finds Success

Operating a longhaul service with local cartage is a winning combo for Wichita, Kan.-based Metro Xpress.

Business, Equipment

Metro XPress Finds Success

Business, Equipment

Used Truck Sales Nudge Upward in April

Used-truck sales in April inched up year-over-year, compared with the 2016 period, amid a heavy-duty market that saw auction prices hit bottom and replacement demand climb, analysts said.

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