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Business, Equipment

Supply Chain Disruptions Foster ‘Just-in-Case’ Strategy

Major supply chain disruptions from weather or other disasters can turn just-in-time inventory management into a liability rather than a solution, according to freight transportation experts.

June 3, 2013
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

FMCSA Taking Comments in EOBR Survey Regarding Driver Harassment

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has opened a 30-day public comment period on its plans to survey more than 1,000 drivers and motor carriers for input on ways that drivers can potentially be harassed by the use of electronic logging devices.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
May 29, 2013
Business, Equipment

Commercial Vehicle Group Hires New CEO

Component supplier Commercial Vehicle Group said former Caterpillar executive Richard Lavin has been hired as CEO.

Transport Topics
May 23, 2013
Government, Business, Equipment

Appeals Court Transfers Jurisdiction on ‘Conflict Minerals’ Case to Lower Court

A federal appeals court has ruled that a legal challenge to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s “conflict minerals” reporting rule must first be adjudicated in a civil federal district court.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
May 14, 2013
Business, Equipment

Cooper Reports Higher First-Quarter Profit

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. said it posted a higher first-quarter profit but lower revenue on a soft global tire market.

Transport Topics
May 9, 2013
Business, Equipment

Meritor Names Evans Interim CEO

Truck component maker Meritor Inc. has named Ivor Evans the company’s chairman and interim CEO, replacing Chip McClure, who is leaving the company.

Transport Topics
May 6, 2013
Business, Equipment

Suppliers’ Quarterly Net Income Declines

Most leading suppliers to the trucking industry that reported earnings late last month said profits declined, or turned to losses, in the first three months of 2013.

May 6, 2013
Business, Equipment

Component Makers Report Lower 1Q Results

Two component makers reported lower first-quarter results compared with the same period last year.

Transport Topics
May 3, 2013
Business, Equipment

Yokohama to Build Truck Tire Plant in Mississippi

Yokohama Tire Corp. said it signed an agreement to build a $300 million commercial truck tire plant in West Point, Miss.

Transport Topics
May 2, 2013
Business, Equipment

Meritor Reports Fiscal 2Q Loss

Meritor Inc. reported a loss for its second fiscal quarter, and the truck component maker said it plans to sell 50% of a joint venture in Brazil.

Transport Topics
April 30, 2013

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