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    Fleet Management

    Quala’s acquisition of PSC creates ‘one-stop-shop’ for tank trailer services

    Oct. 7, 2022
    While their integration is ongoing, company leaders say bulk carriers already are benefitting from a complementary combination of cleaning, maintenance, parts, and more
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    Fleet Management

    How shared values influence driver satisfaction

    Oct. 6, 2022
    Chemical transportation manager examines impact of organizational culture on retention, presents tips for improvement
    Cherokee Freight Lines
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    Fleet Management

    Committed to clean: Cherokee chases foodgrade growth with newly JPA-approved tank wash

    Oct. 5, 2022
    ‘State-of-the-art’ Madera cleaning facility, the family-owned carrier’s second in California, expands capacity, ensures quality—and secures the company’s future in challenging...
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    Fleet Management

    Truth or Excuses? Don't settle for a slippery insurance professional

    Oct. 4, 2022
    Tank truck carriers hear all kinds of excuses for rate increases during the insurance renewal process. Think about the reasons—aka excuses—you’ve likely heard from brokers attempting...

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    How to choose the right loading-arm system

    Oct. 3, 2022
    Much time, thought, and effort are required to properly identify a solution that optimizes terminal operations
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    Fleet Management

    Bulk City: Tank Truck Week heads to Houston

    Sept. 12, 2022
    National Tank Truck Carriers hosts the 2022 edition of the industry's largest gathering in North America Sept. 18-21 at the Marriott Marquis, and George R. Brown Convention Center...
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    Fleet Management

    Highway Transport awards elite driver new truck

    July 29, 2022
    Thomas Frain, NTTC’s reigning Tank Truck Driver of the Year, receives DOY-branded Mack, other honors, during Knoxville celebration
    Space City Services
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    Chemical hauler adds frac tank rentals

    July 27, 2022
    Space City’s acquisition of TIBC Rentals and Transportation adds more than 400 containers to its fleet, enabling ‘more robust’ environmental services along Gulf Coast
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    Fleet Management

    Huck’s modernizes dispatching for fuel haulers

    July 26, 2022
    Midwest convenience store chain replaces legacy supply and logistics software with Gravitate’s Best Buy & Dispatch solution
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    Groendyke leaders test eCascadia daycab

    July 22, 2022
    Recent spin around the Texas Motor Speedway reveals battery-electric truck’s performance and potential—as well as barriers to bulk fleet adoption
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    Cargo Tanks/Trailers

    Wabash unveils rebranded trailer

    Wabash, recently known as Wabash National, has begun the process of rebranding its tank, van, and platform trailers, truck bodies, process systems, and parts and services
    CTI, Inc.
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    Fleet Management

    Insurance underwriter recognizes CTI driver

    July 19, 2022
    Arizona-based bulk hauler’s Rudy Kroll, who has more than 2 million safe miles and nearly 40 years of experience, wins 2022 DMC Driver of the Year award
    Altom/Al Warren
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    Bulk haulers turn to Netradyne for smarter camera safety

    July 18, 2022
    Altom Transport, J&M Tank Lines among latest fleets to equip the AI-powered Driveri system, which promises to make drivers happier, save carriers money
    ATEQ TPMS Tools
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    ATEQ upgrades TPMS tool for commercial vehicles

    July 15, 2022
    ‘Modern and adaptable’ VT Truck 2.0 specifically designed for HD trucks includes all-new on-board diagnostics coverage, supports variety of sensors
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    Coxreels levels up hose safety

    July 14, 2022
    New High-Visibility Safety Hose Reels feature hybrid construction, enhanced kink resistance, and bright-yellow coloring for increased awareness
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    PHMSA considers authorizing electronic hazmat communications

    July 14, 2022
    Early public comments filed in the Federal Register are mixed—with one CVSA-certified inspector saying paper alternatives are ‘a disaster waiting to happen’
    Continental Ultrasonic Backup Sensor Kit

    Continental intros back-up sensor kit

    July 12, 2022
    New ultrasonic system for retrofits, OEM installs provides back-up detection, easy integration, increasing safety while driving, parking, or maneuvering
    Chalk Mountain Services
    Chalk Mountain Services recently received a safety award from Samsara. From left to right are David Bowe, president of Chalk Mountain, four-time Super Bowl champion Joe Montana, and David Serach, director of safety at Chalk Mountain.

    Chalk Mountain chalks up safety award

    July 12, 2022
    Fort Worth-based oilfield services provider wins 2022 Samsara Connected Operations Award for Safest Operator
    Jason McDaniel | Bulk Transporter
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    John Groendyke earns Lifetime Achievement Award

    July 11, 2022
    Greater Enid Chamber of Commerce recognizes longtime chairman and CEO of Groendyke Transport for business contributions to community, state
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    Trimac acquires Chicago-area tank wash

    July 8, 2022
    Addition of foodgrade cleaning facility to carrier’s National Tank Services subsidiary includes 13 managers and technicians, and grows company’s Midwest presence
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    Clarience Technologies acquires P.S.I.

    Clarience has invested in the Pressure Systems International portfolio as tire inflation becomes critical for electric and autonomous vehicles.
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    TruckPro launches e-commerce site

    Customers can browse more than 400,000 truck and trailer parts from any device. The website lets customers chat with experts, create customizable parts lists, and access detailed...
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    Crude oil hauler boosts roadside safety

    July 7, 2022
    Indeca Crude Xpress adds new H.E.L.P. DeliverSAFE intelligent emergency communications to Permian Basin truck fleet
    Florida Rock & Tank Lines
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    Fleet Management

    FR&TL rewards driver with new pickup

    July 7, 2022
    Georgia-based trucker John Peak receives keys to black Chevrolet Silverado LT Extended Cab for 2021 safety performance
    Kag Energy Trucks
    Fleet Management

    KAG Energy expands Midwest footprint

    July 6, 2022
    Newly rebranded division adds business, expands partnerships in Kansas and Oklahoma
    Highway Transport
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    Fleet Management

    Highway Transport opens $11M Chicago-area facility

    July 1, 2022
    State-of-the-art new service center to add 70 employees, serve as a central hub for chemical transporter’s expanding U.S. and Canadian operations.
    Florida Rock & Tank Lines
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    Fleet Management

    Florida Rock & Tank joins DOD’s Skillbridge program

    June 29, 2022
    U.S. Department of Defense program helps service members with driving experience transition to civilian careers in the tank truck industry
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    Lytx launches DVIR service

    The Lytx DVIR Service will help fleet managers proactively identify and address issues with their vehicles, maximize efficiency and dependability of their fleet, and ensure the...
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    Volvo showcases hydrogen trucks

    Betting big on hydrogen's future, Volvo Trucks expects to have the electric vehicles available the second half of this decade. Daimler AG and Volvo have partnered to mass-produce...
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    Fleet Management

    KAG grows again with American PetroLog addition

    June 22, 2022
    Only four months after acquiring K-Limited Carrier, Kenan Advantage Group’s logistics division welcomes Louisiana-based multi-modal 3PL
    Jason McDaniel | Bulk Transporter
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    Phillips 66, U.S. Oil reach ILTA safety milestones

    June 22, 2022
    Energy companies’ terminal operations secure Platinum Safety Awards during 2022 International Operating Conference & Trade Show in Houston
    Girard Equipment
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    Wabash recognizes Girard’s excellence

    June 21, 2022
    Tank trailer equipment manufacturer earns OEM’s Platinum Award for outstanding supply-chain performance in 2021
    Southern Tank
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    Tank Cleaning

    Quala adds locations on both coasts

    June 21, 2022
    Acquisitions of Southern Tank in Florida, Totally Tanker in California expand company’s nationwide network of tank wash facilities
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    BulkLoads.com founders start insurance company

    June 20, 2022
    Bulk Insurance Group, led by new CEO Larry Hurt, to provide coverage for haulers of liquid and dry bulk commodities
    Western Star
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    Western Star expands 49X heavy-haul, construction capabilities

    Two of the latest features, the power hood and Meritor P600 drive axle, will begin production on the 49X starting September 2022.
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    Cargo Tanks/Trailers

    Tremcar uses VR to showcase facilities

    June 10, 2022
    New virtual reality tours allow customers, prospective employees to visit the Canadian tank trailer manufacturer’s locations without leaving home
    Volvo Trucks
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    Volvo Trucks adds dual PTO capability to I-Shift

    June 6, 2022
    Manufacturer’s advanced automated manual transmission now boasts expanded “efficiency benefits, transmission functionality, and overall cost savings”
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    Fleet Management

    Trucking HR Canada names Trimac Transportation a Top Fleet Employer

    May 16, 2022
    2022 list of 81 companies also includes KAG's Westcan Bulk subsidiary, Alchemist Specialty Carriers
    Phillips Industries
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    Phillips Industries’ new Power Air Kit boosts back-of-cab ROI

    June 30, 2021
    QWIK-CHANGE PAK combines premium, factory-assembled components and cable support to save fleets time, money