Rush Enterprises Inc has announced a special community service initiative—in partnership with Waste Management Inc—the donation of a new Navistar 4300 truck to the Alameda County (California) Community Food Bank (ACCFB).
Trillium CNG and Mirabito Energy Products held a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently to commemorate the grand opening of a newly constructed compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station at 90 Barlow Road in Kirkwood NY....More
Bill Shupe, vice-president of operations at Wood Fruitticher Food Service, has taken a leadership role in organizing two “Boot Camps” for the 2014 Distribution Solutions Conference: one for warehousing and one for transportation....More
PierPass Inc has launched the Free-Flow Program, testing a new cargo-handling process expected to significantly reduce the time it takes participating trucks to pick up containers at marine terminals....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.
THE NUMBERS make a compelling argument. Hybrid trailer refrigeration units can reduce operating costs by as much as 70% when compared to traditional diesel-fueled refrigeration, and the savings should grow as electric shore power becomes available at more locations where loaded trailers are parked for an extended time.
SOME companies lead, while many others are content to follow. La Crosse, Wisconsin-based Kwik Trip Stores Inc certainly has been a leader when it comes to demonstrating the benefits of natural gas as a truck fuel for local and regional food distribution fleets.