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    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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    Pilot Thomas solves right-sizing dilemma with PacLease

    July 8, 2022
    Fuel and lubricant supplier moves from truck ownership to full-service leasing, maintenance to adjust to demands, keep costs under control
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    Carbon Express president Steve Rush stands next to Groendyke Transport president and CEO Greg Hodgen, at right, during the advocacy meeting at NTTC's 2022 Annual Conference in San Diego, Calif.
    Fleet Management

    Editorial: A passionate plea for equity

    July 7, 2022
    Communication, education, 'novel' inspiration key to recruiting next-gen drivers
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    Out of the cold: NTTC’s 2021-22 Driver of the Year leaves reefers for tanks

    July 7, 2022
    Thomas Frain, who pulled refrigerated trailers for 23 years before heating up with Highway Transport, talks switching to tank trailers, staying safe, and representing an industry...
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    Chemical superheroes: Bulk motor carriers unite in support of ACC’s Responsible Care

    July 6, 2022
    Supply chain partners like Dana, Highway Transport, and Quantix, commit to the American Chemistry Council’s powerful environmental, healthy, safety and security initiative

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    This is the way—to safe chemical transport

    July 6, 2022
    Chemical compatibility, material testing, root cause failure analysis among the critical keys to success, sealing expert says
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    From left to right are NTTC lobbyist Britton Clarke Mullen, president of BC Consulting, Grammer Logistics' John Whittington, NTTC president and CEO Ryan Streblow, and Usher Transport's Bill Usher, Jr.
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    Golden Gathering: NTTC members flock to San Diego for fruitful 2022 Annual Conference

    July 5, 2022
    Industry’s trade association celebrates its safest companies and drivers, reveals the first DOL-approved professional tank truck driver apprenticeship in California
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    Bulk fleets explore all their equipment options

    June 15, 2022
    Bulk Transporter's 2022 Parts Purchasing Survey reveals desperation, resourcefulness when it comes to operational uptime
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    NTTC elects Ventura Transfer CEO 75th chairman

    May 6, 2022
    Randy Clifford, past CTA president and current ATA board member, succeeds Rob Sandlin as tank truck carriers association’s leader
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    Quala completes PSC acquisition

    May 5, 2022
    Newly combined organization boasts network of 126 container cleaning and maintenance facilities across North America
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    J&M Tank Lines to deploy Netradyne cameras

    April 29, 2022
    Alabama-based dry bulk carrier selects fleet-safety technology provider’s Driver•i platform for its positive coaching, advanced features
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    Colonial retirees reflect on 100 years of history

    April 28, 2022
    Recent launch event for ‘Mixing Oil and Water’ centennial book celebrates company’s industry, community involvement, and employees’ contributions
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    TTE’s Robinson named 2022 AOMA Driver of the Year

    April 28, 2022
    Little Rock, Ark.-based trucker earns annual award that honors professionals who exhibit unparalleled performance on the road
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    Service Transport Company president Wade Harrison, at left, and Engineered Transportation International CEO Ryan Rockafellow pose with the Harvison division Heil Trophy on Tuesday during the 2022 NTTC Annual Conference in San Diego, Calif.

    Service Transport, Lacy’s Express collect 2021 North American safety championships

    April 27, 2022
    Two for-hire tank truck carriers secure first Heil Trophies in Harvison, Sutherland divisions during NTTC’s 2022 Annual Conference & Exhibits
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    Highway Transport driver Thomas Frain poses with the William A. Usher Sr. Trophy after being named NTTC's 2021-22 Professional Tank Truck Driver of the Year on Monday, April 25, at the 2022 Annual Conference in San Diego, Calif.

    Highway Transport driver claims Usher Trophy

    April 26, 2022
    Knoxville, Tenn.-based chemical hauler Thomas Frain emerges from field of eight champion finalists as NTTC's 2021-22 Professional Tank Truck Driver of the Year
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    Titan America to invest $37M in bulk storage expansion in Virginia

    April 19, 2022
    Norfolk import terminal project in Chesapeake to include new 70,000-ton dome for dry cement, additional truck and rail capabilities
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    MAC expands with purchase of Washington-based Bullet Trailer

    April 19, 2022
    MAC Trailer plans to continue manufacturing the aluminum bottom dump trailer line in Sunnyside, with immediate intentions of expanding production in the coming months at its Haslet...
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    Penske Truck Leasing grows in California

    April 14, 2022
    Company’s second Fontana-area location covers 34,031 square feet, includes six truck bays, automated wash bay, and full-service fuel island
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    Olympus recapitalizes tank manufacturing business

    April 11, 2022
    Tank Holding, whose brands include Synder Industries and Chem-tainer, makes IBCs and many other container products
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    J&M, Lutzie 43 partner to promote safe driving

    April 11, 2022
    Dry bulk hauler participates in foundation’s first Safe Driving Summit in Georgia, pledges to take 43 seconds to prioritize safety behind the wheel
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    MAC LTT expands in Michigan

    April 6, 2022
    MAC’s tank trailer subsidiary to invest $10 million in 105,000-square-foot stainless-steel production facility expected to provide nearly 100 jobs in Mt. Pleasant area
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    Coxreels intros Extreme Duty XTM Series

    April 5, 2022
    New heavy-duty reels for the most demanding remote environments feature ‘highest-strength springs, stainless steel rollers, welded box frames’
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    Suttons invests in 100 new ISO tanks

    March 30, 2022
    Addition of the 6,340-gallon containers supports company’s strategy of international expansion following acquisition of VTG Tanktainer
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    Drivewyze expands e-Inspection initiative

    March 28, 2022
    Company says seven states now using automation to expedite FMCSA-approved Level I, II, and III roadside inspections
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    PSC adds Thermoplastics Services

    March 25, 2022
    Pick-up of plastic pelletizing business in Louisiana is company’s second sustainability acquisition in four months, following addition of Akrotex in December
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    Heniff expands rail transload network

    March 18, 2022
    Newly upgraded facilities and services in Virginia, Texas, Florida, and Alabama expected to deliver logistics advantages for core customers
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    Western Global upgrades capabilities

    March 18, 2022
    Fuel tank provider adds convenient online ordering, opens new North Carolina facility for improved service, shipping times in Southeast
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    CarriersEdge adds dashcam event integration

    March 16, 2022
    New system allows carriers to create customized training assignments tailored for their specific needs, existing risk management programs
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    Volvo Trucks introduces all-new powertrain solution

    March 15, 2022
    ‘Industry-first’ I-Torque option for D13 Turbo Compound Engine takes fuel efficiency, drivability, and productivity to new heights
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    EzFill to acquire fuel delivery business

    March 10, 2022
    Addition of FULL Service Fueling in West Palm Beach enables expansion of company’s mobile services to new markets in Florida
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    Cummins adds propane autogas engine

    March 9, 2022
    New B6.7 for medium-duty, vocational tractors offers fleets low-carbon option with ‘diesel-like performance, durability, and reliability’
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    Lenco joins Heniff’s Canadian group

    March 4, 2022
    Ontario-based mid-market tank truck hauler of asphalt, propane, bunker oil, and cement to rebrand under Premier Bulk Systems’ umbrella
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    Phillips expands spring kit designs

    March 3, 2022
    New 16-inch QWIK-CHANGE dual trackers boast enhanced features intended to improve performance
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    Mitchell 1 improves time management

    Feb. 28, 2022
    Latest release of company’s Manager SE Truck Edition shop management software includes new technician productivity tracking features
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    TE Connectivity adds commercial connectors

    Feb. 28, 2022
    Expanded interconnection system now includes Unsealed 36 and 48 Position Monoblock Connectors featuring compact, high-density design