Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Business
Celadon joins Indianapolis TV station in toy drive

Celadon joins Indianapolis TV station in toy drive

INDIANAPOLIS — Celadon Trucking and Celadon Logistics joined with television station WRTV, channel 6, in Indianapolis for the annual toy drive as the official transportation and logistics company.

FTR Trucking Conditions Index spikes at 9.48 for October

FTR Trucking Conditions Index spikes at 9.48 for October

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for October, at 9.48, spiked upward from the previous month’s 3.5 reading.

Martin Weissburg to take helm of Mack Trucks June 1

Martin Weissburg to take helm of Mack Trucks June 1

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Martin Weissburg, currently president of Volvo Construction Equipment, will become president of Mack Trucks effective June 1, 2018, in which capacity he will continue to be a member of the executive board for the Volvo Group.

Employers add 228K jobs, for-hire trucking increases by 1,800

Employers add 228K jobs, for-hire trucking increases by 1,800

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added a robust 228,000 jobs in November, a sign of the job market's enduring strength in its ninth year of economic recovery.

Trucking journalist veteran Avery Vise named VP, trucking research, at FTR

Trucking journalist veteran Avery Vise named VP, trucking research, at FTR

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Veteran trucking journalist Avery Vise has joined FTR as vice president, trucking research.

Daimler Trucks North America moves two senior managers to new positions

Daimler Trucks North America moves two senior managers to new positions

PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced Tuesday that David Carson, president of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC), has been appointed president of Western Star Trucks and chief diversity officer of DTNA. Carson succeeds Kelley Platt, who has been promoted within the Daimler AG global organization to president and chief executive officer of Daimler’s truck joint venture Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co. Ltd. in China.

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