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Karmak Announces the Retirement of Larry O'Connor

Posted on 1/30/2014 by Gwen Brown

Karmak, Inc., specialists in profit improvement for the heavy-duty transportation industry, announces the retirement of Larry O’Connor.

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Karmak Announces the Retirement of Ron Kiser

Posted on 1/30/2014 by Gwen Brown

Karmak, Inc., specialists in profit improvement for the heavy-duty transportation industry, announces the retirement of Ron Kiser.

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New Meritor Mobile Training Boosts Aftermarket Customers’ Product Knowledge

Posted on 1/30/2014 by Gwen Brown

Meritor Inc.’s (NYSE: MTOR) aftermarket team unveiled mobile training with two new training trucks during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2014 that will deliver onsite product and systems education to warehouse distributors, independent service garages and fleets in the United States and Canada.

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Beall Trailers Unveils New Web Site

Posted on 1/30/2014 by Gwen Brown

Beall Trailers, a producer of petroleum and dry bulk tank trailers for Wabash National Corporation's (NYSE: WNC) Walker Group division, today announced the launch of its new Web site www.bealltrailers.com.

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BTS Releases November North American Freight Numbers

Posted on 1/30/2014 by Gwen Brown

Three of the five transportation modes – truck, rail and pipeline - carried more U.S.-NAFTA trade in November 2013 than in November 2012 as the value of overall U.S. trade with its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico rose 1.3 percent from year to year, according to the November NAFTA freight data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) (Table 1).

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Universal Tilt Mount for International Prostar

Posted on 1/16/2014 by Gwen Brown

Hendrickson Bumper and Trim Releases Universal Tilt Mount for International® ProStar®

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Talbert’s Telescopic 55-Ton HRG Offers Multiple Configurations For Versatility and Load Variance

Posted on 1/16/2014 by Gwen Brown

The telescopic 55-ton hydraulic removable gooseneck (HRG) trailer from Talbert Manufacturing offers a 20-inch deck height, the versatility to extend deck length and the flexibility to operate with multiple rear axle configurations.

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Meritor WABCO Enhances OnLane, its Innovative Lane Departure Warning System; New Video-Capturing Safety Feature Now Available

Posted on 1/16/2014 by Gwen Brown

Meritor WABCO, a leader in the integration of safety and efficiency technology for the North American commercial vehicle industry, today announced a new option for OnLane™, its innovative lane departure warning system, that enhances OnLane with the ability to record and save videos of critical safety events. The new video safety option is available now.

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Minimizer Celebrates 30-Year Milestone of Industry Growth and Leadership

Posted on 1/16/2014 by Gwen Brown

Thirty years ago Lorraine Kruckeberg backed her vehicle over a Rubbermaid trashcan, inspiring her husband Dick Kruckeberg to invent heavy-duty poly truck fenders. Thus, Spray Control Systems, Inc., which now does business as Minimizer, was born.

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How NTDA Members Can Manage the Impact of the 2014 Small Package Rate Increases

Posted on 1/16/2014 by Gwen Brown

FedEx and UPS recently announced their annual small package rate increases. The UPS rate increases took effect on Dec. 30, 2013, while the FedEx rate increases took effect on Jan. 6, 2014. As always, how much more expensive your particular small package shipments will be in the New Year largely depends on many factors, including shipment volumes, sizes, weights, and modes.

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