MCE

Special Coverage, Business

Vigillo to Examine Crash Preventability

PHILADELPHIA — Data analysis vendor Vigillo is rolling out a crash-review service to aid carriers in their dealings with shippers, insurance companies and others when the fleet thinks it was judged unfairly.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
October 20, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Day-by-Day Video Highlights from MCE 2015

Jaclyn O'Laughlin

New ATA Chairman Pat Thomas walks you through the final day of MCE2015, in which he was officially named to his new position and final sessions were held prior to the closing banquet, which featured a performance by the musical group, Chicago.

Transport Topics
October 20, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Roadmaster Now Selling Through Three Channels

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

PHILADELPHIA — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is expanding its operations in truck tires, said Gary Schroeder, a sales director for the company’s commercial vehicles Roadmaster brand.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
October 20, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Volvo Recognizes Ruan, Searcy for Safety Excellence

PHILADELPHIA — Although each was founded with just one truck and are both still family-owned, Ruan Transportation Management Systems of Des Moines, Iowa and Searcy Trucking Ltd., of Winnipeg, Manitoba , are very different-size companies.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
October 20, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Navistar’s Sass Seeks Higher Sales Through Customer Satisfaction

PHILADELPHIA — Jeff Sass is four months into a mission to return Navistar Inc. to profitability and the good graces of truck operators.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
October 20, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Mack Trumpets Improved Maintenance Practices

Roy by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

PHILADELPHIA — Mack Trucks wants all of its dealerships to become certified uptime centers, the company’s president said here Oct. 19.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
October 20, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

PIT Group Opens U.S. Office in Atlanta

Provencher by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

PHILADELPHIA — PIT Group has opened an office in Atlanta, the Canadian engineering and research group announced here Oct. 19 at American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition.

Transport Topics
October 20, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Baby, You Can Drive My Truck: Paul McCartney Rocks Freightliner Dinner at MCE

Christie Raymond/Transport Topics

PHILADELPHIA — Music icon Sir Paul McCartney surprised and delighted the nearly 1,000 people attending a customer appreciation dinner hosted by Freightliner Trucks here on Oct. 19.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
October 20, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

ALK Updates CoPilot Navigation to Better Manage Routes by Vehicle Size

PHILADELPHIA — ALK Technologies has updated its CoPilot Truck in-cab navigation product to make it easier for fleets to create and follow routes optimized for vehicle size and load.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 19, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Omnitracs to Launch Navigation System

PHILADELPHIA — Trucking technology supplier Omnitracs is expanding its product line with the upcoming launch of a new navigation system.

David Elfin and Seth Clevenger | Staff Reporters
October 19, 2015

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