WARRENVILLE, Ill. — Navistar International posted a surprise profit for the second quarter Wednesday on strong sales of trucks and a new structure that lowered material costs and shifted plant operations.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Saia, Inc. recently named six employees recipients of its 2009-2010 Chairman’s Award. The Chairman’s Award continues a tradition of recognizing employee excellence at the company and is Saia’s highest honor, the company said. The award is part of a series of programs designed to recognize the contributions of employees at all levels of the company.
WASHINGTON — A field worker has unwashed hands. An animal squeezes through a small tear in a fence. Manure from a nearby hog farm trickles into an irrigation system.
PORTLAND, Ore., and ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Con-way Multimodal, a division of Con-way Inc., Tuesday announced the launch of Con-way TweetLoad — a patent-pending tool that helps carriers find freight loads leveraging Twitter, the popular and convenient social media platform.
RAIR (Record Auditing Imaging and Retrieval) reports that many roadside inspections are triggered by controllable behaviors such as improper lane changes, speeding and visible maintenance problems.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has announced the beginning of its ‘Ford F-150 4x4 Fuel Duel’ program, an initiative aimed at offering incentives to its associates who follow fuel-efficient practices. As part of the program, Averitt says it will be giving away 20 $500 gas cards and one fully loaded 2010 Ford F-150 4x4 truck.