Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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ATA’s Rob Abbott joins Lytx to lead trucking commercial team

ATA’s Rob Abbott joins Lytx to lead trucking commercial team

SAN DIEGO — Rob Abbott, vice president for safety policy with the American Trucking Associations, will be joining video telematics company Lytx as leader of its Trucking Commercial Team, according to a Lytx news release.

July trailer orders down 55% from 2015, off 20% from June

July trailer orders down 55% from 2015, off 20% from June

July trailer orders totaled 9,500 units, 55 percent down from June 2015 and 20 percent below the previous month, transportation analyst FTR Intel reported.

Trucking Moves America Forward finalist for Platinum PR Awards

Trucking Moves America Forward finalist for Platinum PR Awards

WASHINGTON — PR News this week named Trucking Moves America Forward a finalist for the 2016 Platinum PR Award. Each year, PR News' Platinum PR Awards honors top public relations campaigns ranging from crisis management and social media to word-of-mouth marketing. The finalists for the Platinum PR Awards set industry standards for excellence across all areas of PR.

REAL Women in Trucking Inc. to host inaugural trucker conference cruise

REAL Women in Trucking Inc. to host inaugural trucker conference cruise

LAKE WORTH, Fla. — REAL Women in Trucking, Inc. (RWIT) is hosting a conference aboard the Carnival Conquest to unite and honor women in the truck driving industry.

Walmart's Mike White takes grand trophy at national truck driving championship

Walmart's Mike White takes grand trophy at national truck driving championship

INDIANAPOLIS — Mike White has been named the Bendix Grand Champion of the 2016 National Truck Driving Championships in Indianapolis.

ACT names Phil Wilt new president; Kretsinger to become board chair, CEO

ACT names Phil Wilt new president; Kretsinger to become board chair, CEO

LIBERTY, Mo. — American Central Transport (ACT) has named Phil Wilt as its new president, adding the title to his existing role as chief operating officer.

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