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    Glendenning Brothers
    What’s in Print

    Glendenning sisters: Bailey, Brena chart clean course for family business

    April 4, 2024
    Their sisterly partnership, once inconceivable for the Stillman Valley-based carrier, is part of a calculated transformation that features a young leadership team with fresh perspective...
    Jason McDaniel | Bulk Transporter
    What’s in Print

    Full steam ahead: Sprint opens Trident Tank Wash in La Porte

    April 2, 2024
    Newly opened tank cleaning facility features eight bays, high-efficiency pumps for circulating caustic or detergent in all eight simultaneously, and dedicated piping for all cleaning...
    Arxada
    What’s in Print

    How safety impacts customer satisfaction

    April 1, 2024
    Economic issues are key, but nothing impacts tank truck operations more than safe service levels and on-time performance
    Jason McDaniel | Bulk Transporter
    What’s in Print

    Tank cleaning quandary: An essential bulk service confronts existential crises

    March 27, 2024
    The industry has come along way, but it still isn’t perfect—and growing challenges are complicating operations for tank truck cleaners and carriers across the country
    Trinity Truck and Trailer Service
    Cargo Tanks/Trailers

    Milk tanker manufacturer expands in Michigan

    Jan. 29, 2024
    Trinity Truck and Trailer Service in Ithaca plans to grow storage silo production, renovate repair facility in $6.75 million, two-phase project with local support

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    Western Star Trucks
    Trucks

    Western Star upgrades vocational truck safety

    Jan. 29, 2024
    Daimler Truck North America brand adds new standard and optional safety features for 47X and 49X models, including the Detroit Assurance safety suite and backup alerts
    Fleetio/BeyondTrucks
    Technology

    BeyondTrucks, Fleetio integrate technology platforms

    Jan. 29, 2024
    Combination of Fleetio’s fleet maintenance software, BeyondTrucks’ TMS boosts fleet, dispatch management, offering fleets ‘significant’ cost advantages
    Coxreels
    Equipment

    Coxreels adds high-visibility hoses

    Jan. 26, 2024
    New hybrid PVC/rubber hoses are designed to improve safety by increasing awareness and visibility
    Volvo Trucks North America
    Trucks

    New Volvo VNL ‘designed to change everything’

    Jan. 24, 2024
    Reimagined Class 8 truck packed with innovations to serve as Volvo Trucks North America’s base platform for current and future fuel technologies
    Daimler Truck North America
    Fleet Management

    Daimler Truck, Love’s debut new repair service

    New ExpressPoint network to provide repair services for Freightliner trucks at 400-plus locations thanks to partnership between Love’s Travel Stops, Daimler Truck North America...
    Trimac Transportation
    Fleet Management

    M&A activity to surge in 2024, per new report

    Jan. 23, 2024
    A shortage of sellers stifled transportation transactions in 2023—though Trimac was undeterred—but ‘pent-up supply’ now is fueling record interest among strategic acquirers, according...
    ERoad
    Fleet Management

    ERoad, BCMI elevate concrete supply chain

    Jan. 22, 2024
    New transportation technology collaboration to improve transparency, efficiency for shared ready-mix fleets, and haulers of bulk materials like asphalt and cement
    Groendyke
    Fleet Management

    Groendyke driver among new Road Team captains

    Jan. 17, 2024
    The newly selected 2024-25 America’s Road Team includes Groendyke’s Rodney McNew and 23 other professional drivers who will serve as trucking industry ambassadors
    Quantron US
    Green Trends

    Quantron, FusionOne to advance green hydrogen fuel

    Jan. 16, 2024
    New agreement aims to drive U.S. ‘hydrogen revolution’ with electric vehicles fueled by zero-emission hydrogen fuel derived from plastic waste
    Florida Food Tankers
    Fleet Management

    KAG acquires Florida Food Tankers

    Jan. 10, 2024
    Addition of Lake Wales-based intrastate food-grade carrier grows Kenan Advantage Group’s Food Products division in Florida, expands tank wash network to include 17 facilities
    Vac2Go
    Trucks

    Vac2Go expands with new Florida location

    Jan. 10, 2024
    Vacuum truck rental company opens eighth location on 1-acre site in Sanford to serve customers in Orlando area
    SAF-Holland
    Trucks

    DTNA standardizes SAF-Holland fifth wheels

    Jan. 8, 2024
    Supplier’s couplers earn standard positioning for all moderate, severe-duty applications on Freightliner, Western Star tractors
    U.S. Energy
    Transloading

    U.S. Energy finalizes first jet fuel delivery in Vegas

    Jan. 4, 2024
    U.S. Venture subsidiary completes transload throughput sale to Spirit Airlines at Harry Reid airport with assistance from Strataflex Midstream
    Jason McDaniel | Bulk Transporter
    Fleet Management

    Penske honors 3 bulk carriers in annual awards

    Dec. 25, 2023
    Gorski Bulk Transport, Solar Transport, and Venezia Liquid Tank Lines earn liquid bulk transporter awards in 2023 Freight Management Carrier Awards program
    Jason McDaniel | Bulk Transporter
    Fleet Management

    KAG converts private fleet in acquisition

    Dec. 22, 2023
    Kenan Advantage Group absorbs equipment leases, employees of long-term strategic customer Koppers Performance Chemicals
    TAS
    Fleet Management

    TAS grows with Environmental Concepts acquisition

    Dec. 21, 2023
    Addition of ECS is the company’s fifth since partnering with private-equity firm Blue Point Partners in May 2019
    Peterbilt
    Trucks

    Peterbilt enhances Model 579 collision mitigation

    Dec. 20, 2023
    New Fusion Stop and Auto-Go features aid drivers in heavy-traffic situations with active cruise and braking when necessary
    Hiring Our Heroes
    Home

    Slay driver wins ‘Transition Trucking’ award

    Dec. 18, 2023
    U.S. Army Special Operations veteran Brandon Meredith claims top military veteran rookie driver honor for 2023 after a successful candidacy aided by a popular online vote
    Eaton Cummins
    Trucks

    DTNA adds Endurant XD transmissions for select trucks

    Dec. 18, 2023
    Western Star 47X and 49X, and Freightliner 114SD PLUS tractors with integrated Cummins powertrains now available with XD and XD Pro automated manual transmissions.
    Jason McDaniel | Bulk Transporter
    Fleet Management

    Cox, Grammer land 2 Champion Finalists each

    Dec. 7, 2023
    The two for-hire carriers combine to boast half the field in National Tank Truck Carriers’ newly revealed list of eight elite candidates for the 2023-24 Tank Truck Driver of the...
    DCI
    Fleet Management

    DCI expands in Northwest with 2 acquisitions

    Nov. 30, 2023
    Newly rebranded combination of Quala and Boasso Global adds STS Intermodal, Mike’s Mobile Tank Services, growing tank container services for customers in Oregon, Washington
    Tremcar
    Cargo Tanks/Trailers

    Tremcar expands U.S. production capacity

    Nov. 30, 2023
    Newly constructed facility in Strasburg, Ohio, dedicated to making DOT 406 tank trailers doubles Canadian manufacturer’s U.S. floor space, adding 20,000 sq. ft.
    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].