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.
WASHINGTON — Nobody led. Not the president of the United States. Not the chief executive of BP. Not Congress, federal agencies or local elected officials. From its fiery beginning, the Gulf oil spill has stood as a concentrated reminder of why, over four decades, Americans have lost faith in nearly every national institution.
MONDOVI, Wis. — Marten Transport, which has been certified by an independent transportation institute as a top paying carrier, has boosted its pay package even more by increasing its layover pay, the company reports.
THOMASVILLE, N.C. — CIO magazine honored Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. as a recipient of the 2010 CIO 100. The 23rd annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT).
OMAHA, Neb. — Werner Enterprises chief financial officer John J. Steele has been selected by Institutional Investor magazine as the second-ranked CFO in the Airfreight & Surface Transportation sector on the 2010 list of America’s Best CFOs.
WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories posted a moderate increase in April as a big surge in demand for commercial aircraft offset weakness in a number of other areas.