Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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Roehl Transport to increase mileage pay for drivers under new Your Choice Pay Plan Feb. 4

Roehl Transport to increase mileage pay for drivers under new Your Choice Pay Plan Feb. 4

MARSHFIELD, Wis. — Roehl Transport will be increasing mileage pay for drivers operating under Roehl’s Your Choice Pay Plan effective February 4 by an increase of 6-10 percent in the mileage rate.

Covenant to begin $40,000 team bonus program February 1

Covenant to begin $40,000 team bonus program February 1

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Pay increases are atop Covenant Transport’s New Year’s resolutions list as company officials launch the expedited freight specialist’s $40,000 Teaming Bonus program aimed at teams and single drivers willing to convert to teaming.

Navistar shows 4th-quarter net income of $135M compared with 2016 net loss of $34M

Navistar shows 4th-quarter net income of $135M compared with 2016 net loss of $34M

LISLE, Ill. — Navistar International Corp., which manufactures the International brand of trucks, continued to climb out of a financial hole with fourth quarter net income of $135 million, or $1.36 per diluted share, compared to a fourth-quarter 2016 net loss of $34 million, or $0.42 per diluted share.

U.S. trailer backlog positive in November with 18% sequential improvement

U.S. trailer backlog positive in November with 18% sequential improvement

COLUMBUS, Ind. — U.S. trailer backlog continued to be positive in November with a stronger-than-expected 18 percent sequential improvement, which was more than double the gains projected by seasonals, ACT Research has reported.

Hornady offering sign-on bonus of $6,000 to experienced flatbed drivers

Hornady offering sign-on bonus of $6,000 to experienced flatbed drivers

MONROEVILLE, Ala. — Hornady Transportation, a Daseke company, is offering a sign-on bonus of $6,000 to experienced drivers with one or more years of recent flatbed experience.

Volvo Trucks investing $38.1M in new customer center, plant upgrades at New River Valley site

Volvo Trucks investing $38.1M in new customer center, plant upgrades at New River Valley site

DUBLIN, Va. — The Pulaski County, Virginia, Industrial Development Authority (IDA), in concert with the board of supervisors last month officially conveyed 49 acres to Volvo Trucks as part of a performance agreement following the company's commitment to invest $38.1 million to construct a new 36,000-square-foot customer center and several plant upgrades to improve its New River Valley (NRV) plant’s manufacturing processes, resulting in the creation of 32 new jobs.

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