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  • Kiegan Nelson and Vinnie Diorio Capture Best of Show at Shell Rotella® SuperRigs®

    September 2021
    Driver Kiegan Nelson and truck owner Vinnie Diorio of Richfield, Wis. captured Best of Show honors with their 2020 Peterbilt 389 at the 39th Annual Shell Rotella® SuperRigs® competition held July 29-31 at Love’s Travel Stop, in Hampshire, Ill....
  • Load Covering Solutions And The Evolution Of The Rolling Tarp System

    Steve Pollock
    September 2021
    BUFFALO, NY…. Load Covering Solutions (LCS) was founded in 1979 in Ontario, Canada as A-Kit Industries.  They were a specialized manufacturer making side kits, which were quickly replacing standard flat tarping for flatbedders.  The company trans...
  • Diesel Spec – North America’s Leader In Truck Tuning

    September 2021
    Diesel Spec is the largest performance shop for heavy-duty trucks in North America with 485 retailers in the USA and Canada that perform over 5,000 truck tunes each year.  The company has also done tunes in other countries, including Mexico, Chile, ...
  • Koch Companies – The It Was Is The Way It Is

    Steve Pollock
    August 2021
    MINNEAPOLIS, MN…. The Koch Companies Marine Division has exploded with growth the past couple of years.  In fact, the fleet has doubled in size since 2020 and they are on schedule to deliver 30,000-35,0000 boats in 2021.  The company currently ha...
  • Keep On Truckin’ - PGT Trucking, Inc. Celebrates 40th Year

    Steve Pollock
    August 2021
    INDUSTRY, PA…. A special celebration was held on Saturday, May 22nd at the Willows Event Center in Industry, Pennsylvania to commemorate 40 years in business by PGT Trucking, Inc.  Founded in 1981 by Pat Gallagher with a single truck and two emplo...
  • Sizzlin’ Hot Trucks and Sizzlin’ Hot Weather EQUALS one priceless SPECTACULAR 2021 Wheel Jam Truck Show!!!

    Tracy Bratland-Bruns
    August 2021
    Once again, Scot Marone, along with the 18 Wheel Truck Promotions, LLC produced the Annual Wheel Jam Truck Show in Huron, South Dakota at the South Dakota State Fairgrounds that was another SIZZLIN’ success!  There were Sizzlin’ Hot Trucks from ...
  • 23rd Annual 75 Chrome Shop Truck Show

    July 2021
    Congratulations to the Winners of the 23rd Annual 75 Chrome Shop Truck Show presented by RoadWorks Davis Brothers Designs People's Choice Winner 2021 (voted on by attendees who cast their vote at the RoadWorks tent)  Don Wood DSD Transport Prime Shi...
  • American Bulk Commodities – Leading The Way For Over 50 Years

    Steve Pollock
    July 2021
    R&J Trucking was founded in 1960 by Ron Carrocce with one truck.  Ron did well right out of the gate as construction of part of the Interstate Highway System was taking place in Ohio. A few years later construction of the General Motors plant in...
  • Cargill – One of Their Fleets Will Fit You

    Steve Pollock
    July 2021
    WICHITA, KS…. One hundred and fifty-six years ago William Wallace Cargill established Cargill with the idea of connecting farmers with consumers.  It is a concept that still drives the company today.  However, now Cargill has plants in 60 countri...
  • Danfoss Editron Part Of Consortium Developing A Next-Generation, Zero-Emission Electric Powertrain

    June 2021
    EDINBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM…. Danfoss Editron has teamed up with Meritor, a global leader in heavy commercial vehicle drivetrain systems, and Electra Commercial Vehicles, a UK integrator of battery electric commercial vehicles, to form the Meritor-le...
  • 1st Annual Crossroad Truck Meet Is A Huge Success

    Steve Pollock
    June 2021
    CALIFORNIA, MO… The 1st Annual Crossroads Truck Meet was held on Saturday, April 17th at The Crossroads Shopping Plaza, 31716 Old Eighty-Seven in California, Missouri.  The truck meet was a huge success with over 150 trucks showing up for the non-...
  • Area Transportation- A Steel Solid Company

    June 2021
    Chesterton, IN… Since 1978, Area Transportation has employed the Midwest’s most elite steel haulers. Area Transportation is the trucking arm of the ADS Logistics, Co LLC a full-service metals logistics provider offering both trucking and warehous...
  • JK Hackl Celebrates 30 Years In Business

    Steve Pollock
    June 2021
    SUN PRAIRIE, WI…. Jerry Hackl started his trucking career in 1975 as an owner-operator and in 1985, he began operating a freight brokerage.  In 1991, Jerry decided to found JK Hackl Transportation Services to provide more comprehensive service to ...
  • 11th Annual LargeCarMag Southern Classic

    Steve Ford
    May 2021
    LargeCarMag Southern Classic was held October 17, 2020 at the beautiful LeeHi Travel for its 11th Annual. It was the last show that I/we would attend or cover this year, and of the show’s that we were able to attend/cover there was one constant.  ...
  • Keen Transport – A Different Kind Of Heavy Haul

    Steve Pollock
    May 2021
    CARLISLE, PA…. Heavy equipment hauler Keen Transport has diversified to offer their customers a more comprehensive transportation package.  The company was purchased in 2017 by Wallenius Wilhemsen, a global shipping and logistics provider.Keen can...
  • Big Rig Lending – Doing What They Do Best

    May 2021
    DALTON, GA…It's been one of those years. A global pandemic. Shortages on toilet paper, cleaning supplies, meat, food, etc. Restaurants closed. Big box retail stores closed. Businesses Shutdown. But the American Truckdriver just kept on trucking. ...
  • The Show MUST Go On!  3rd Annual Gear Jammer Magazine Truck Show Brought Some Normalcy to 2020

    Matt Conrad
    April 2021
    2020 was a slow year when it came to attending truck shows. The 3rd Annual Gear Jammer Magazine Truck Show was still able to go on as scheduled. After trying 30 different locations due to Covid 19 we were finally able to find one. On August 2, 2020, ...
  • Foodliner, Quest Liner Drive to Front as Industry Leaders  

    April 2021
    Together, Foodliner and Quest Liner make up one of the nation’s leading transportation carriers in North America   While the companies together have been named as one of the nation’s top-100 for-hire transport carriers in the United States conse...
  • Skelton Truck Lines – High Standards – Excellent Service

    Steve Pollock
    April 2021
    SHARON, ONTARIO, CANADA…. Skelton Truck Lines has built their business on high standards and reliable shipping.  The company was founded in 1962 by Larry Skelton with a single truck.  Today, Skelton Truck Lines is operated by the third generation...
  • 2020 Trucks For Smiles

    March 2021
    Professional Truck Drivers once again proved that they are some of the most kind, helpful and generous people on Earth! In spite of the COVID-19 Pandemic, a large number of trucks attended the Trucks For Smiles Truck Show at the Somerset Fairgrounds ...