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Transervice Logistics named Long Island Business News’ 2022 Corporate Citizenship Honoree

Transervice Logistics, a provider of customized fleet maintenance and transportation solutions, was recognized for its Corporate Social Responsibility as one of Long Island Business News’ 2022 Corporate Citizenship Honorees. An awards ceremony following the State of the Not-For-Profit Industry panel discussion was held on September 20 at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY. The Corporate Citizenship

Trucker Path, SASid partner to offer reduced rate insurance

Trucker Path and Smart and Simple Insurance Development (SASid), a nationally licensed insurance agency, announced a partnership that makes getting reduced rate health and life insurance easier than ever for Trucker Path’s community of users. Through its partnership with SASid, Trucker Path is offering app users access to a range of insurance options at reduced rates. The programs from

Mack Trucks hands over keys to Red Classic’s 1,000th Mack highway vehicle

Spencer Webster, president of Red Classic, a subsidiary of CocaCola Consolidated based in Charlotte, North Carolina, and the largest independent Coca-Cola bottler in the U.S., recently accepted keys for a Mack Anthem model from Jonathan Randall, Mack Trucks senior vice president of sales and commercial operations. The Mack Anthem model is the 1,000th over-the-road vehicle

Road to AAPEX Ep. 5: The road less traveled

Last episode, the 33-year-old Cadillac Brougham gave Babcox Media’s Joe Keene a good scare. He was nearly halfway through the 2,500-mile drive from Akron, Ohio, to Las Vegas headed to the AAPEX show when the Caddy wouldn’t start. However. with some quick thinking from the ASE-certified technician and help from friends in the aftermarket, he got

Bendix Solar Installation earns 2022 Indiana Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence

The Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems manufacturing operation in Huntington, Indiana, has earned another high-profile recognition–this one from its own home state. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) chose the Bendix solar project to receive the 2022 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence in the category of Energy Efficiency/Renewable Resources. Bendix accepted the award on Sept.

OEMs surmount supply disruptions, trailer demand endures

August net US trailer orders of 17,777 units were 4.6% higher compared to last month, but more than 37.7% above the year-ago August level, according to this month’s issue of ACT Research’s State of the Industry: U.S. Trailers report. “Discussions across the past month indicate more OEMs opening 2023 build slots, some opening initial slots, others expanding

Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Survey of Economic Activity: new business volume up y/y; down m/m

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for August was $8.8 billion, up 4 percent year-over-year from new business volume in August 2021. Volume was down 13 percent

Seasonal maintenance tips as the cold weather rolls in

No one’s ever really ready for winter to move in—the cold weather, snow and wind that hurts your face, not to mention the slush and bad roads. Now I know what you’re probably thinking. “Tess, slow down. We’re barely into October,” and you’d be right but shortly after all the touchdowns have been scored and

Expressway Trucks becomes first Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealer in Ontario, Canada

Volvo Trucks North America has recently designated Expressway Trucks as a Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer, signifying that it is ready to support customers interested in adding Volvo VNR Electrics to their local and regional distribution, pickup and delivery, and food and beverage distribution routes. The dealership’s Waterloo location is the first to

AMN Drivetime Quick Hit: AAPEX 2022

Check out this fun and fast-paced conversation with Bill Hanvey and Paul McCarthy as the countdown to AAPEX 2022 begins. Just in case you weren’t already excited for AAPEX 2022, this AMN Drivetime Quick Hit conversation with Auto Care’s Bill Hanvey and AASA’s Paul McCarthy, co-owners of the AAPEX show, will get you pumped up

ACT Research’s Class 8 Tractor Dashboard rises after four negative months

According to ACT Research’s recently released Transportation Digest, the top line on the Class 8 Tractor Dashboard improved in July to a neutral -2 reading, closing out four consecutive months of moderately downbeat readings.  The report, which combines proprietary ACT data and analysis from a wide variety of sources, paints a comprehensive picture of trends impacting transportation

Michelin hits the streets with latest urban and regional tire

Michelin announced that its Agilis HD Z 19.5 tire will replace the Michelin XZE tire in the two current 19.5-in. sizes (225/70R19.5 LRG and 245/70R19.5 LRH). The tire manufacturer noted that the Agilis HD Z 19.5 will offer durability, mileage and wet traction for high-stress urban and regional commercial applications with improved rolling resistance compared