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Lytx Announces Recipients of Annual Drivers of the Year and Coach of the Year Awards

Lytx Announces Recipients of Annual Drivers of the Year and Coach of the Year Awards

| April 9, 2021

Honors Exceptional Work and Commitments to Safety Lytx®, a leading global provider of machine vision and artificial intelligence-powered video telematics solutions for commercial and public sector fleets, announced the recipients of its 2021 Driver of the Year and Coach of the Year awards. The awards honor the outstanding work of professional drivers and coaches currently […]

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Premier Truck Group and Universal Technical Institute Honor Military Service Members as They Graduate from  Technician Training at Fort Bliss

Premier Truck Group and Universal Technical Institute Honor Military Service Members as They Graduate from Technician Training at Fort Bliss

| April 6, 2021

Program is the first-of-its-kind, on-base diesel-commercial vehicle technician career skills program in U.S. Army history Premier Truck Group and Universal Technical Institute honored the inaugural graduating class of the Premier Truck Group Technician Skills Program. The first-of-its-kind, on-base diesel-commercial technician training program provides 12-weeks of industry-aligned training that leads directly to employment for military members transitioning to […]

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Yokohama Tire Corporation Announces Organizational Changes

Yokohama Tire Corporation Announces Organizational Changes

| March 30, 2021

YTC President Jeff Barna promoted to CEO Several organizational changes were announced by Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC). The changes, effective March 30, 2021 include: — Jeff Barna, president of YTC, has been promoted to president and CEO of YTC. Shinichi Takimoto, a senior managing officer of The Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (YRC), and current CEO […]

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Roadrunner Freight Raises $50 Million in New Equity for Technology Investments and Continued Transformation

Roadrunner Freight Raises $50 Million in New Equity for Technology Investments and Continued Transformation

| March 26, 2021

Roadrunner anticipates using the net proceeds for investment in the development of technology underpinning operations, specifically around planning, pricing and efficiency, and to recruit and retain top talent Roadrunner Freight (“Roadrunner” or the “company”) (Pink: RRTS) announced the recent closing of a $50 million equity private placement. The round was led by Andrew Leto, founder […]

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Trucking Visionary Randy Knight, Co-founder of Knight-Swift Transportation, Joins Frontier Global Management LP as Senior Adviser

Trucking Visionary Randy Knight, Co-founder of Knight-Swift Transportation, Joins Frontier Global Management LP as Senior Adviser

| March 24, 2021

Knight will advise on FGMLP’s strategic logistics-related businesses, across autonomous transportation, smart warehousing, and supply-chain sectors Frontier Global Management (FGMLP), a U.S.-based investment group, with global strategic investments, announced today that Co-founder and former Chairman of Knight-Swift Transportation Randy Knight has joined the company as a senior adviser. Knight will advise on FGMLP’s strategic logistics-related […]

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Women In Trucking Association Announces 2021 Top Women to Watch in Transportation

Women In Trucking Association Announces 2021 Top Women to Watch in Transportation

| March 23, 2021

The editorial staff of WIT’s Redefining the Road magazine selected these individuals for their significant career accomplishments in the past 12 to 18 months as well as their efforts to promote gender diversity The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced today its fourth annual list of Top Women to Watch in Transportation. The editorial staff of WIT’s Redefining the […]

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