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    Event Calendar

    March 15, 2023
    Mark your calendar! Here are all the major upcoming events listed by date. If you'd like to be included in our Calendar, email Jason McDaniel at [email protected].
    Altom/Al Warren
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    Fleet Management

    Altom, Al Warren all in for industry ascent

    March 7, 2022
    As family-owned tank truck companies grow their unique operations, they remain united in dedication to elite service, equipment
    Fluid Handling Resources
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    All parts on deck: Fluid Handling boosts inventory to combat supply-chain constraints

    March 4, 2022
    Linden, N.J.-based equipment supplier grows through COVID by stocking more parts than ever, working overtime to satisfy customers
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    OOS ‘dis-order’: Inspectors aren’t perfect, but bulk carriers aren’t powerless

    March 4, 2022
    Roadside inspections expert covers violations that shouldn’t—but often do—sideline vehicles; and how CVSA and DataQs help informed carriers address concerns with FMCSA data
    Western Global
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    Fleet Management

    4 ways to make more money in fuel distribution

    March 3, 2022
    Switching to modern tanks can set up distributors for success, and improve customer satisfaction

    More content from January/February 2022

    The Gasology fuel marketplace connects every level of the fuel supply chain, and soon will enable truck drivers and retail consumers to purchase fuel for future pickup from their smart devices.
    Fleet Management

    Technology startup reimagines fuel markets for 21st century

    March 3, 2022
    Gasology’s newly patented platform connects, empowers entire energy supply chain, from oil producers and refiners, to distributors, carriers, and consumers
    TDI Fleet Services
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    Fleet Management

    Pressure nothing new for Texas tractor-trailer servicer, but solutions are

    March 2, 2022
    TDI Fleet Services feels the technician crunch and uptime pressure just like any maintenance shop. A focus on metrics and efficiency helps them stay successful.
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    The right seals and materials keep chemicals moving

    March 2, 2022
    Safely transporting chemicals to where they are needed by rail, road, sea, or air is a major logistical effort that requires advanced sealing technology.
    Bulk Cargo Systems
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    Cargo Tanks/Trailers

    Bulk Cargo Systems introduces ECO-TankVan dual-mode trailer

    Jan. 28, 2022
    Patented design of road-ready trailer allows bulk transporters to haul liquid or packaged cargoes with one vehicle
    Yokohama Tire
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    Yokohama increases commercial tire prices

    For the second time in six months, the tire manufacturer is increasing its prices on both consumer and commercial tires.
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    FleetPride increases parts availability online

    Through its ecommerce site, the parts provider now offers more than 400,000 parts for its customers.
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    NTTC reveals finalists for 2021-22 Tank Truck Driver of the Year

    Dec. 21, 2021
    Eighth winner of tank truck association's prestigious professional driver award to be revealed at 2022 Annual Conference & Exhibits in April
    Orbcomm Next Gen Asset Management
    Fleet Management

    ORBCOMM introduces global asset management solution

    Dec. 14, 2021
    LTE telematics device delivers ‘superior’ cellular connectivity, streamlined operations for transportation, container, heavy equipment fleets
    Optronics Mcl16 Trio

    Optronics’ new Marker/Clearance lamps boast Scene-Light feature

    Dec. 13, 2021
    Multifunction LED lights perform clearance, marker functions, provide scene lighting capabilities that illuminate a parked vehicle’s surroundings
    Grace Trailer Service
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    Fleet Management

    PSC acquires Grace Trailer Service

    Dec. 9, 2021
    Tank trailer service, repair business has mid-south locations in West Memphis and Little Rock, Ark., and Memphis, Tenn.
    Grammer Logistics
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    Fleet Management

    Grammer Logistics opens commercial headquarters in Houston area

    Dec. 8, 2021
    Newly established location in The Woodlands, Texas, part of chemical hauler’s ongoing strategy to support customer operations through expansion
    Schneider Bulk Express Intermodal
    Green Trends

    Schneider honored for sustainability for 12th consecutive year

    Dec. 7, 2021
    Transportation company receives 2021 SmartWay Excellence award, along with Multimodal Carrier, SmartWay Tanker recognition
    Delaware Express
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    Fleet Management

    Quantix acquires Delaware Express

    Dec. 6, 2021
    Acquisition of family-owned bulk transporter based in Maryland strengthens Quantix’s East Coast presence in dry, liquid trucking
    Grote Brite Zone

    Grote expands BriteZone family

    Dec. 6, 2021
    Broadened lineup of LED work lamps includes new rigid-mount handheld light, gooseneck lamp for work trucks, round flood-pattern lamp, more
    Peterbilt Motors Company
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    Peterbilt deploys augmented reality tool for technicians

    Dec. 3, 2021
    ARTech software headed to dealer service locations utilizes 3D and augmented-reality chassis views to improve customer uptime
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    Clarience Technologies acquires LED Autolamps

    Australian provider of commercial LED lighting solutions will work with Truck-Lite, ECCO brands to support heavy truck and trailer customers in Australia, New Zealand, and Europe...
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    Idaho man sentenced after illegal tank repair that led to 2018 explosion

    Nov. 29, 2021
    KCCS Inc. owner receives one month in federal prison, $15,000 fine for lying to OSHA, violating DOT safety standards
    Phillips Industries
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    Phillips intros maintenance-free Tank Saver

    Nov. 22, 2021
    New heated electronic drain valve automatically purges excess moisture in air-operated systems
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    Dow recognizes Quick-Way with 3 awards

    Nov. 19, 2021
    Michigan-based liquid bulk carrier earns safety and security, sustainability, and logistics services honors during virtual ceremony
    Star Transport
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    Star Transport fuels the south

    Nov. 18, 2021
    Peterbilt, Kenworth trucks from PacLease help Oklahoma City-headquartered bulk transporter haul gasoline, crude oil, wastewater
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    Trelleborg adds Seals-Shop options

    Nov. 16, 2021
    Company’s chemical transportation customers now can purchase individual components, along with complete kits
    Wit Top Companies To Work For

    Trimac among ‘Top Companies for Women to Work For’

    Nov. 16, 2021
    Four-time honoree joined on WIT’s prestigious list by Dupré, Grammer, Highway Transport, and Odyssey Logistics
    Oakley Trucking
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    Oakley selects Netradyne’s Driveri

    Nov. 15, 2021
    Arkansas-headquartered dry bulk hauler bolsters fleet safety with advanced vision-based technology after head-to-head competitive review
    Crystal Flash
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    Crystal Flash acquires JMT

    Nov. 11, 2021
    Employee-owned distributor grows Midwest footprint with addition of Illinois-based transporter of fuels and propane
    American PetroLog
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    Fleet Management

    Penske honors 2 bulk service providers

    Nov. 8, 2021
    American PetroLog, Andrews Logistics earn Liquid Bulk Services Awards during second Freight Management Carrier program
    Offen Petroleum

    Offen closes on two acquisitions

    Nov. 3, 2021
    Colorado-based motor fuels distributor adds Petroleum Management contracts, logistics assets from Pathfinder Transport
    Highway Transport
    Highway Transport Joliet Groundbreaking

    Highway Transport breaks ground on ‘state-of-the-art’ service center

    Nov. 3, 2021
    Chemical hauler invests $11 million in 17,730-square-foot facility in Joliet, Ill., set to open next spring, creating 70 new jobs
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    Truck-Lite’s new heated lights increase visibility for bulk transporters

    Oct. 26, 2021
    Heated Super 44 and 60 Series LED Stop/Tail/Turn Lights prevent snow and ice build-up, promote safe, incident-free operations
    Mack Trucks
    Mack Trucks announced its new Mack Premium Service Agreement maintenance program for Mack Anthem (shown), Mack Pinnacle, Mack Granite, Mack TerraPro, and Mack LR customers.
    Fleet Management

    Mack rolls out maximum uptime package

    Sept. 16, 2021
    The Mack Premium Service Agreement can be added to new truck purchases or to trucks in service, prior to their first service interval, the company announced during TMC’s fall ...
    Link Manufacturing
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    Link unveils 'intelligent' suspension systems

    Link’s automated ROI self-steer and non-steer auxiliary suspension systems are expected to be commercially available in 2022, the company announced during TMC's 2021 Fall Meeting...
    Coast Products
    Mobile maintenance staff should have lighted and reflective vests for proper visibility during roadside service.

    Technician safety: Priority No. 1

    Aug. 2, 2021
    The bottom line is important to every fleet, but the most important assets in the maintenance bay are the people.