April 2022

Events Calendar

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].
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What’s in Print

Tank Truck Maverick: Usher soars as company president, Air Force pilot

May 5, 2022
With support of family and friends, Ryan Usher follows grandfather’s path to military aviation, tank truck transportation
Girard Equipment
Lenear Gen 2

Girard Equipment assembles manufacturing activities, transforms operations

May 4, 2022
New all-in-one headquarters in Vero Beach, Fla., unlocks efficiencies, enables price resiliency amid soaring inflation
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Fleet Management

It’s time to commit to the tank truck sector

May 3, 2022
NTTC’s committees, from its Young Executives to the Board of Directors, are the proactive path to industry engagement, issue improvement
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What’s in Print

Chairman’s Interview: In-depth Q&A with Florida Rock & Tank Lines president

May 3, 2022
Outgoing National Tank Truck Carriers chairman Rob Sandlin reflects on his transformative 2021-22 term

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Fleet Management

A clearer vision for tank truck management

May 2, 2022
How bulk transporters can use supply chain visibility, transportation management systems to tackle current challenges, and plan for the future
Application Kam And Groove

How OPW helps tank truck carriers combat pandemic-induced constraints

May 2, 2022
Q&A with Fluid Handling Solutions VP on advancing digital transformation, customer communication, and overcoming supply-chain challenges
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What’s in Print

NTTC goes back to Cali

April 18, 2022
Tank truck industry returns to sunny San Diego for the first time in six years for National Tank Truck Carriers’ 2022 Annual Conference & Exhibits
Tremcar 60 Leondarsigny

Tremcar celebrates 60 years

March 3, 2022
Canadian tank trailer manufacturer born out of Tougas brothers’ passion for milk transportation in 1962
Gericke Discharger Primary

Gericke intros mobile bulk material conveyor

Feb. 28, 2022
Pulseline PTA-PL pneumatic system discharges tank trailers, tank cars ‘gently, automatically’ for smoother transfers
Volvo Group
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Volvo expands U.S. Uptime Center

Feb. 25, 2022
$41 million investment in North Carolina includes the co-location of Volvo Financial Services’ global headquarters
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Peterbilt offers new 18-speed automated transmissions

Feb. 24, 2022
PACCAR TX-18, TX-18 Pro designed to boost productivity, efficiency, uptime for Model 567, 389, and 579 trucks
Western Global
Western Global Website

Western Global unveils new website

Feb. 23, 2022
Enhanced western-global.com streamlines information about company’s fuel storage solutions, boosts post-purchase customer support
Abenaqui Carriers
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Brown Bear bags Abenaqui Carriers

Feb. 22, 2022
Fuel supplier Roberts Energy, and its petroleum-hauling division, expands in Northeast with acquisition of New Hampshire-based company
Ata Mce Harold Sumerford New Chairman

ATA praises NTTC for help in fight against Rhode Island ‘toll scheme’

Feb. 18, 2022
‘This is an all-hands on deck situation, so we are grateful for NTTC’s support in this crucial fight,” association’s president says
Defender Contracting
Defender Trucks
Fleet Management

NextMart to add oilfield services company

Feb. 17, 2022
Pending acquisition of Defender Contracting assets includes 10 tractor-trailers, related equipment, grows subsidiary’s presence in Permian Basin
Usher Transport
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Fleet Management

Usher crowns 2021 Driver of the Year

Feb. 16, 2022
Owner-operator Eric Marshall, who also helped grow company’s Birmingham terminal by 11 trucks, earns title, $5,000 check
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OPW acquires VisiLevel from MechTronic

Feb. 15, 2022
New addition, to be manufactured at the company’s Netherlands facility, enhances its fuel gauging system offerings
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Fleet Management

ABC, VTA help incentivize new driver training in Virginia

Feb. 14, 2022
Richmond-based Bulk hauler joins state trucking association, Virginia Ready coalition to boost local colleges’ efforts to alleviate driver shortage
Premier Bulk/KIK
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Fleet Management

Premier Bulk expands in Canada

Feb. 10, 2022
Heniff Transportation company partners with KIK Carrier to open terminal in Boucherville, Quebec
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Fleet Management

UPT crowns its 2021 Driver of the Year

Feb. 8, 2022
David Ramirez of El Paso, Texas, a three-time finalist, secured the award, which included more than $25,000 in cash and prizes
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Cargo Tanks/Trailers

Wabash rebrands, drops legacy product names

Feb. 7, 2022
During its Q4 earnings call, the company also reported a record backlog of $2.5 billion, up 31% from the third quarter and up 70% year-over-year—meaning the 2022 orderbook for...
K-Limited Carrier
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Fleet Management

KAG absorbs K-Limited Carrier

Feb. 7, 2022
Acquisition, which includes 100 employees, 95 tractors, 195 trailers, grows Kenan Advantage’s Specialty Products division in the Midwest
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Casey's General Stories Fuel Truck

Casey’s upgrades fuel supply software

Feb. 4, 2022
Iowa-headquartered convenience store chain integrates Gravitate’s solutions for optimizing fuel management, dispatching its 100-plus trucks
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Solimar launches new website

Feb. 3, 2022
Supplier of dry bulk material-handling systems, components now offers users ‘elevated experience’ at solimarpneumatics.com
PSC Group
Psc Group Transloading

Petroleum Service Corporation rebrands as PSC Group

Feb. 3, 2022
Name change, new website intended to better reflect Pasadena, Texas-based company’s expanded scope of services
Discover Xr

STEMCO’s Discover XR wheel seal now separately available

Feb. 3, 2022
Advanced seal features temperature-resistant material, multi-labyrinth sealing for long-life applications
Mack Trucks
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Mack Anthem, Pinnacle now equipped with predictive cruise control

According to Mack Truck, Predictive Cruise operates by constantly monitoring speed, engine load, weight and the road gradient in order to select the best gear for the road ahead...
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Fleet Management

Quantix raises bar for Responsible Care

Feb. 2, 2022
Supply chain services company first to achieve ACC certification for operations in a customer’s facility; also certified for liquid chemical transport
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Eaton expands Endurant XD specifications, adds XD Pro model

While the production of the Endurant XD series is set to begin in Q3 2022, truck manufacturers are expected to announce availability of the Endurant XD series at a later date....
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Coretec develops corrosion inhibitor for tank voids

Feb. 1, 2022
Company says VpCI-337 provides safe and easy alternative to ‘nitrogen blanketing’ for containers, piping, boilers, heat exchangers, and more
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Storage Terminals

Odfjell to expand Houston terminal

Jan. 31, 2022
Construction to start this year will add nine new tanks to Bay 13, increase location’s bulk chemical storage capacity by 9%
Mack Trucks
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Mack mDRIVE now with left and right dual PTO option

Jan. 31, 2022
According to Mack Trucks, the dual PTO is also available with up to two direct-mount hydraulic pumps factory-installed, as well as retrofit options.
Crystal Flash
Crystal Flash Trucks
Fleet Management

Crystal Flash celebrates 90 years of energizing the Midwest

Jan. 27, 2022
Now employee-owned fuel supplier with 200-plus trucks, 5,000 commercial customers founded by Fehsenfeld family in 1932 in Michigan
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EIA: U.S. crude oil production will surpass pre-pandemic levels in 2023

Jan. 27, 2022
Energy administration also expects OPEC to increase crude oil production to 28.9 million barrels per day next year, up from 26.3 million in 2021