The Kenworth T270 and T370 medium-duty models equipped with factory-installed, front drive axles are now available for order with the Hendrickson Primaax EX rear air suspension.
The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has released findings of its assessment of the Regulatory Impact Analysis used by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to justify changes to the Hours-of-Service 34-hour restart provision, which took effect July 1, 2013.
The Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC) has issued a call for entries for its 2013 National Excellence in Training Awards. The annual National Excellence in Training Awards program honors outstanding or innovative training programs designed for service or support in the transportation industry.
According to a recent survey of transport and logistics firms in six countries conducted by Intermec, managers around the world believe that arming their mobile workforce with new technology could cut both their pick-up times by 30% and delivery times by 29%.
Fleet managers participating in a GE Capital Fleet Services survey are now citing safety as their primary concern, replacing cost savings as a top priority.
International Data Group’s CIO magazine has named Interstate Batteries as a recipient of the 2013 CIO 100.
Transcore DAT has released a new version of its free Android app, MyDAT Trucker Services. The update includes listings of trucker-friendly hotels from Hotels4Truckers, and heavy-duty parts and service locations from Find Truck Service.
Trailer components from Meritor, which are now standard equipment on all Vantage Trailers models, include MTA Top-Mount, MTA Low-Mount suspensions, lift kits, Meritor Tire Inflation System by PSI, automatic slack adjusters and wheel-end components.
Babcox Media Inc. has promoted Dean Martin to Publisher of Fleet Equipment. A 17-year veteran of Babcox Media, Martin joined the company in 1996 as associate group publisher for the company’s Tech Group publications.
Bee Line said its completely redesigned website is a resource for learning more about the company’s profitable, cost-saving systems. The site showcases wheel alignment systems, elevated solutions for HD alignment shops and axle and frame correction equipment for heavy-duty trucks and trailers.
The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) has recognized fleet members who continue to elevate safety performance.