Thursday, November 23, 2017
Business
Bendix names Steve Daukaus vice president, finance and IT, chief financial officer

Bendix names Steve Daukaus vice president, finance and IT, chief financial officer

ELYRIA, Ohio — Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC, the North American developer and manufacturer of active safety and braking system technologies for commercial vehicles, has appointed Stephen “Steve” Daukaus vice president, finance and IT, and chief financial officer.

Run on Less trucks achieve cumulative average of 10.1 mpg in 99 days of driving

Run on Less trucks achieve cumulative average of 10.1 mpg in 99 days of driving

ATLANTA — Organizers of Run on Less, a first of its kind cross-country road show, said they have proven that 10 mpg for a tractor-trailer is possible using efficiency technologies that are available on the market today.

Daimler Trucks North America adds 262nd location to its Elite Support program

Daimler Trucks North America adds 262nd location to its Elite Support program

ATLANTA – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced the certification of Boyer Trucks in Rogers, Minnesota, as an Elite Support location, the 262nd in its network.

FTR: August trailer orders rebound in August from July

FTR: August trailer orders rebound in August from July

FTR has reported that as expected final August net trailer orders rebounded from July to 14,600 units and August order activity was up 9 percent month-over-month and 4 percent year-over-year.

Hornady Transportation initiates guaranteed pay program

Hornady Transportation initiates guaranteed pay program

MONROEVILLE, Ala. — Hornady Transportation, LLC., a Daseke company, is initiating a weekly minimum pay guarantee of $1,000 to company drivers. Already one of the highest-paying flatbed companies in the country, with pay up to 52 cents per mile for experienced drivers, Hornady said it’s furthering its commitment to drivers with the pay guarantee.

Cass linehaul, intermodal indexes indicate continued rise in prices

Cass linehaul, intermodal indexes indicate continued rise in prices

Pricing for trucking is growing stronger, according to Donald Broughton of Broughton Capital, which partners with Cass Information Systems Inc. to produce the monthly Cass Transportation Indexes.

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