Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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Indian River Transport wins Platinum, Gold safety awards from Great West Casualty Co.

Indian River Transport wins Platinum, Gold safety awards from Great West Casualty Co.

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. — Indian River Transport has won the Platinum National Safety Award and the Gold Workplace Safety Award by Great West Casualty Co.

U.S. Xpress embarks on new lease-purchase plan with 2015 Freightliner Cascadia

U.S. Xpress embarks on new lease-purchase plan with 2015 Freightliner Cascadia

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — U.S. Xpress, the nation’s largest privately-owned truckload carrier, has introduced a new lease-purchase program designed to make owning their own business more attainable for professional truck drivers.

Cass Freight Index: Economy continuing ‘to get slightly better’

Cass Freight Index: Economy continuing ‘to get slightly better’

ST. LOUIS — Not only have both the shipments and expenditures indexes been positive for five months in a row, but they are showing accelerating strength.

Double Coin, CMA name Tim Phillips as VP, marketing and operations

Double Coin, CMA name Tim Phillips as VP, marketing and operations

MONROVIA, Calif. — Double Coin and CMA, a tire manufacturer and marketer has added Tim Phillips as vice president, marketing and operations.

TransComply, Iron Apple partner to provide compliance solutions for new FDA rule

TransComply, Iron Apple partner to provide compliance solutions for new FDA rule

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., and HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Canada — TransComply, manager of the Uniform Food Safety Transportation Protocol (UFSTP) program, and Iron Apple, a supplier of food safety compliance solutions for food transport, have agreed to cooperate to provide compliance training and solutions that help motor carriers and brokers comply with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food (STF) rule and promote that compliance to the shipping community.

Texas TransEastern named 2016 Carrier of the Year by Murphy USA

Texas TransEastern named 2016 Carrier of the Year by Murphy USA

HOUSTON — Texas TransEastern (TTE) has been named 2016 Carrier of the Year by Murphy USA. The award is given to a carrier who has established a leadership position in all categories of the oil company’s carrier performance rating system.

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