A truck driver who saved a law enforcement official from being strangled by a prisoner has been named the 32nd Goodyear Highway Hero. Chosen from three finalists, Clinton Blackburn of Morehead KY accepted the 32nd Goodyear North America Highway Hero Award during the Mid-America Trucking Show.
Clean Energy Fuels Corporation announced an agreement with Dean Foods, one of the nations’ leading food and beverage companies, to construct a compressed natural gas (CNG) station at its Oak Farms Dairy plant in Houston TX....More
H J Heinz Company and Kraft Foods Group Inc have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create The Kraft Heinz Company, forming the third-largest food and beverage company in North America....More
In the wake of a tentative labor deal announced February 20 and the formation of a port-wide chassis pool March 1, marine terminals at California’s Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach moved 46% more cargo containers by truck during the first half of March....More
In a letter to the US Congress, American Trucking Associations (ATA) and a coalition of 37 other organizations warned about the dangers of devolving the federal highway program and urged passage of a robust, long-term highway bill that secures the federal role in transportation....More
CLEARLY, Prime Inc has built one of the most successful business models in the trucking industry. The Springfield, Missouri-based carrier typically posts annual revenue growth in the 13% range and has been ranked as the 28th largest trucking company in the United States.