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  • Product Transportation

    Interstate Distributor converts to CarriersEdge for technician, driver training

    May 24, 2016 11:09AM by Truck News

     MARKHAM, Ont. — CarriersEdge revealed today that Interstate Distributor is using its platform to provide customized maintenance training.  “We moved our entire maintenance training program to the CarriersEdge platform and used their expertise to review and adjust those materials so they are presented

  • Product Transportation

    Sanitary Cold Chain offers training for food carriers

    May 24, 2016 10:49AM by Sonia Straface

    PALM BAY, Fla. — Sanitary Cold Chain is offering FDA FSMA required compliance training for all carriers in all food transportation operations. According to Sanitary Cold Chain, it has established a flexible 3.5-hour training package to provide training certificates for all

  • Product Transportation

    Montrose Trailers announces new product line

    May 24, 2016 9:38AM by Truck News

    MONTROSE, Mich. — Montrose Trailers announced a new product line recently that features the  Low Profile Power Tilt technology for its high performance custom-built enclosed aluminum trailers. This fully-enclosed power tilt trailer with 365-degree access is unlike anything in the market to date, the

  • Product Transportation

    Chief introduces heavy-duty collision repair line

    May 24, 2016 9:25AM by Truck News

    MADISON, Ind. — Chief has rolled out a new product line called Chief Heavy-Duty that was designed to help heavy-duty body shops improve technician ergonomics, shop efficiency, repair quality and cycle times. According to a release, the new Chief heavy-duty product

  • Product Transportation

    CarriersEdge introduces new driver training course on fuel economy

    May 24, 2016 9:20AM by Truck News

     MARKHAM, Ont. — CarriersEdge  announced it has added a new Maximizing Fuel Efficiency course to its driver training courses. The announcement was made at the Truckload Carriers Association 2016 Safety & Security Division Annual Meeting. The course was designed to help drivers understand

  • Product Transportation

    Dana 44 front axle added to Dana Crate Axle program

    May 24, 2016 8:52AM by Truck News

    MAUMEE, Ohio — Dana Holding Corp. announced recently it has added the Dana 44 front axle to its Crate  Axle program. The new offering delivers performance for a variety of applications, including off-road vehicles, forklifts, pickup trucks, pushback tugs, and

  • Product Equipment

    Transfer Flow announces its toolbox/fuel tank combo

    May 19, 2016 4:29PM by Truck West

    CHICO, Calif. – Transfer Flow recently introduced its 70-gallon toolbox and fuel tank combination, which has been designed for 1999 to 2016 Ford, Ram and GM full-sized diesel trucks. With an adjustable toolbox storage area between 5.5 and nine cubic

  • Montague launches new folding mountain bike ideal for truck drivers

    May 19, 2016 11:01AM by Truck News

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Montague Bikes revealed recently that it has launched the all-new Paratrooper Pro, a mountain bike designed to deliver a rugged all-purpose riding experience for truckers leading active lifestyles. “Truckers spend long hours sitting in the cab and many

  • Product Equipment

    Stemco expects demand for TrailerTails to rise

    May 12, 2016 12:31PM by Truck West

    Company sells its 50,000th unit

  • Product Mobile and IT

    Design you own Model 579 with Peterbilt’s new app

    May 11, 2016 4:16PM by Truck West

    DENTON, Texas – Have some fun building your very own Peterbilt Model 579 with a new app that can be downloaded for free from the Apple App Store. “Peterbilt’s Model 579 configurator app provides an educational, entertaining way to engage

  • Navistar’s OnCommand Connection reaches milestone

    May 10, 2016 5:31PM by Truck West

    LISLE, Ill. – Navistar’s OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics system has surpassed the 200,000-vehicle mark, with two-thirds of the vehicles in the system manufactured by other OEMs besides Navistar. “OnCommand Connection continues to grow its subscriber base by proving its value

  • International offers over-the-air programming for Cummins engines

    May 10, 2016 5:16PM by Truck West

    LISLE, Ill. – International Truck announced that it has become the first OEM to offer over-the-air (OTA) programming for Cummins engines. Available through the nine-pin International Link device, OTA programming allows drivers or fleet managers to use a mobile interface

  • Product Transportation

    Goodyear rolls out new Marathon tire line

    May 9, 2016 10:21AM by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company revealed three new tires to assist in long haul operations by lowering cost with more miles to removal. Goodyear says its new mid-tier Marathon line, the Marathon LHS, Marathon LHD and

  • Product Transportation

    Pick My Load launches Web site that connects shippers and carriers

    May 3, 2016 10:58AM by Truck News

      MONTREAL, Que. — A new Web site called www.pickmyload.ca that connects shippers, fleet managers and owner/operators is set to launch on June 21, 2016. Pick My Load calls itself a transport on demand solution, that links shippers, who post

  • Product Equipment

    Michelin introduces new wide-base retread for refuse applications

    April 28, 2016 10:24AM by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C. — Michelin has introduced a new X One XZUS+ Pre-Mold retread it says delivers 50% greater wear life, enhanced durability and scrub resistance for refuse operations compared to its previous XZUS retread. The retread features a special winged