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Menlo Worldwide makes personnel moves

Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc., announced that Corey Tyler, a 20-year veteran of logistics and ...

Eaton forms global aftermarket unit

The Eaton Corporation has formed a new Global Aftermarket and Clutch Business Unit and has named John Beering the organization’s vice president and general manager. ...

Horton achieves ISO 14001 certification

Horton has attained ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Certification. The certification applies to Horton facilities in Roseville, Minn., Britton, S.D., ...

PHH, global alliance partner Arval enhance analytics tool

PHH and Arval, its 15-year partner in Europe, announced they have worked together to add North American data to the Arval Analytics global reporting tool. The companies say this enhancement significantly expands the reporting capabilities for global fleets, providing a single source for viewing key performance indicators and ...

TransCore’s North American Freight Index dips in April

TransCore’s North American Freight Index showed a 14 percent decline in spot market truckload freight volume for the month of April, compared to March, but a 12 percent increase compared to April 2010. Freight volumes in the South and Midwest were impacted negatively by the extreme weather conditions ...

Diesel prices fall by largest amount in a year

The national average retail price for on-highway diesel dropped 4.3 cents during the week ended Monday, May 16, to $4.061 per gallon, according to the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration. The drop in prices is the largest since average prices fell 7.3 cents during the week ...

FTR Shippers’ Condition Index falls significantly

FTR Associates’ Shippers’ Condition Index (SCI) as reported in the firm’s Shippers Update fell significantly to a reading of -11.4 in May. According to FTR, the drop reflects tightening capacity and accelerating transport costs. The SCI sums up all market influences that affect shippers; a reading above zero ...

Eaton completes acquisition of Internormen Technology Group

Eaton Corp. on Thursday, May 12, announced it has completed its purchase of the Internormen Technology Group, a provider of hydraulic filtration and instrumentation. Terms were not announced. Internormen, which is based in Altlussheim, Germany, has sales and distribution subsidiaries in India, China, Brazil and the United States. The ...

Rove to deliver keynote address at Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference

Karl Rove, former deputy chief of staff and senior adviser to President George W. Bush, will share his political insights with attendees during the second annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference, set for Aug. 24-25 at the Dallas Convention Center. Known as “The Architect” of Bush’s 2000 and 2004 ...

Toyo launches Facebook and Twitter pages

Toyo Tires has debuted company Facebook and Twitter pages. According to Toyo, the new sites include photos, videos, automotive news, tire tips and prize giveaways. Toyo’s Facebook page also includes downloadable wallpaper featuring the Toyo-sponsored media, including race car driver Robby Gordon. “These are exciting opportunities to strengthen our ...