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Special Coverage, Business

ONE20 Charts Its Own Course for Expansion

Schenk, Barnett by Gary Kicinski/Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — You may know ONE20 as the somewhat irreverent company that last year released TruckThat.com to provide a membership community for truck drivers to vent. Well, now it offers an electronic logging device. And its own energy drink. And, has its own trucking company. "We’re everywhere!” said ONE20 founder, president and CEO Christian Schenk, exaggerating only slightly.

Gary Kicinski | Managing Editor / Multiplatform
March 24, 2017
Special Coverage, Business, Equipment

Truck Driver David Webb Wins Goodyear Highway Hero Award

Webb by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — David Webb of Billings, Montana, a driver for Wilson Logistics, won the 34th annual Highway Hero award presented by Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 23, 2017
Special Coverage, Business

Talbert Manufacturing Releases Two New Heavy-Haul Trailers

Philip Scott Andrews for Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Trailer maker Talbert Manufacturing introduced two new heavy-haul trailers, a 50-ton bus hauler and a 55-ton roller paver.

March 23, 2017
Special Coverage, Business

Thermo King Launches Three Management Products

Paul Kroes by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Thermo King introduced three new power management features, including an electric power jack charger, boost charger and auto-start module, designed to offer greater durability, safety and efficiency.

March 23, 2017
Special Coverage, Business

Federal Staffing Levels Slowing Entry-Level Driver Training Rule Review

Yager by Joseph Terry/Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The latest delay of an entry-level driver training rule is being slowed by the smaller number of staff dedicated to the task, an official with the agency overseeing truck policies said March 23 at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
March 23, 2017
Business, Special Coverage

Navistar to Launch Own ELD, Telematics Hardware

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Truck maker Navistar Inc. said it will launch its own aftermarket telematics device and electronic logging application in midsummer.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 23, 2017
Special Coverage, Business

ONE20 to Launch Driver-Focused ELD

ONE20 ELD and mobile app by Gary Kicinski/TT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — ONE20 said it will launch its own mobile app-based electronic logging device designed to help independent drivers comply with the upcoming federal mandate of the technology.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 23, 2017
Special Coverage, Business, Equipment

Wabco Adds Air Disc Brakes to North American Manufacturing

Morrison by Joseph Terry/TT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Belgium-based Wabco Holdings is trying to increase its direct presence in North America’s commercial vehicle market beyond its traditional joint ventures, with the most visible evidence a $20 million plant expansion to make air disc brakes for trucks and trailers in North Charleston, South Carolina.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 23, 2017
Special Coverage, Government, Business

Federal Transportation Funding Push to Boost Industry Jobs, Fastport CEO Says

McClennan by John Sommers II for TT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The adoption of President Trump’s call for a massive infrastructure funding bill would help promote employment throughout the transportation and logistics sectors, the head of a firm helping veterans to find jobs said at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
March 23, 2017
Special Coverage, Business

Bestpass Launches Toll Management for Leased Equipment

Andrews by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Bestpass has launched a new toll-management service for leased equipment providers.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 23, 2017

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