Fleet Management http://bulktransporter.com/taxonomy/term/7348/more en CHS acquires Western Co-op Transport Association http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/chs-acquires-western-co-op-transport-association <div class="node-body article-body"><p>CHS Inc, a leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, announced it has purchased Western Co-op Transport Association headquartered in Montevideo MN.</p> <p>&quot;This acquisition strengthens our position in core markets and will allow us to expand our transportation and logistics services to create additional value for our owners and customers,&quot; said Patrick Hessini, CHS vice-president, transportation and distribution.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/chs-acquires-western-co-op-transport-association" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/chs-acquires-western-co-op-transport-association#comments Tank Fleets News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:29:00 +0000 52921 at http://bulktransporter.com WellDoc unveils consumer diabetes health app at MATS http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/welldoc-unveils-consumer-diabetes-health-app-mats <div class="node-body article-body"><p>WellDoc and the Healthy Trucking Association of America (HTAA) announced their partnership to help truckers living with diabetes. Additionally, WellDoc unveiled its consumer diabetes health app, BlueStar C, which is designed to aid individuals living with diabetes to manage their chronic condition.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/welldoc-unveils-consumer-diabetes-health-app-mats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/welldoc-unveils-consumer-diabetes-health-app-mats#comments Tank Fleets News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:24:00 +0000 52911 at http://bulktransporter.com FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index unchanged in January http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ftr-s-trucking-conditions-index-unchanged-january <div class="node-body article-body"><p>FTR&rsquo;s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for January was basically unchanged from December at a reading of 2.7. As detailed in the March issue of the Trucking Update, FTR expects January will be the low point for trucking conditions ahead of an expected bounce as 2017 progresses.&nbsp;</p> <p>The election results have put the industry in an optimistic mood. However, FTR cautions that there are risks associated with some economic proposals being considered by the new administration and Congress.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ftr-s-trucking-conditions-index-unchanged-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ftr-s-trucking-conditions-index-unchanged-january#comments Trends News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:07:00 +0000 52901 at http://bulktransporter.com MATS panel will show truck owners how to boost fuel efficiency http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/mats-panel-will-show-truck-owners-how-boost-fuel-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Drivers and fleet managers attending the Mid-America Trucking Show this week are invited to attend an informative free panel discussion on practical ways to get more miles per gallon presented by a group of trucking industry experts. The panel, hosted by Shell Rotella, will be held March 23 from 11:15 am-12:15 pm in conference room B104 located in the South Wing of the Kentucky Expo Center and will be moderated by Red Eye Radio host Eric Harley and veteran trucking journalist Steve Sturgess.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/mats-panel-will-show-truck-owners-how-boost-fuel-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/mats-panel-will-show-truck-owners-how-boost-fuel-efficiency#comments Tank Fleets News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:54:00 +0000 52871 at http://bulktransporter.com ATA Truck Tonnage Index slips 0.1% in February http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ata-truck-tonnage-index-slips-01-february <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The American Trucking Associations&rsquo; advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 0.1% in February, following a 2.9% increase during January.</p> <p>In February, the index equaled 138.7 (2000=100), down from 138.9 in January. The all-time high was 142.7 in February 2016.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ata-truck-tonnage-index-slips-01-february" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/trends/ata-truck-tonnage-index-slips-01-february#comments Trends News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:45:00 +0000 52861 at http://bulktransporter.com ATA thanks Congress for common sense repeal of blacklisting rule http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/ata-thanks-congress-common-sense-repeal-blacklisting-rule <div class="node-body article-body"><p>On behalf of the American Trucking Associations, Executive Vice President for Advocacy Bill Sullivan expressed the trucking industry&rsquo;s appreciation at the repeal of the Obama Administration&#39;s so-called &ldquo;Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces&rdquo; rule via the Congressional Review Act.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/ata-thanks-congress-common-sense-repeal-blacklisting-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/ata-thanks-congress-common-sense-repeal-blacklisting-rule#comments Tank Fleets Regulations News Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:14:00 +0000 52811 at http://bulktransporter.com TMC recognizes industry leaders during annual meeting http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/tmc-recognizes-industry-leaders-during-annual-meeting <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The American Trucking Associations&rsquo; Technology &amp; Maintenance Council honored several industry professionals with a variety of awards for their important service to the council and the industry. The awards were presented during TMC&rsquo;s annual conference in Nashville TN.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/tmc-recognizes-industry-leaders-during-annual-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/tmc-recognizes-industry-leaders-during-annual-meeting#comments Tank Fleets News Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:08:00 +0000 52791 at http://bulktransporter.com Oiltanking Antwerp Gas Terminal doubles storage capacity http://bulktransporter.com/transloading/oiltanking-antwerp-gas-terminal-doubles-storage-capacity <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Oiltanking Antwerp Gas Terminal NV announces the signing of a long-term agreement with INEOS for the storage and handling of butane that will serve as feedstock for the INEOS cracker in Cologne, Germany. The terminal will expand its capacity by almost 100 percent.</p> <p>As part of the agreement, Oiltanking Antwerp Gas Terminal will make substantial investments to ensure the highest level of operational excellence, including the construction of a 135,000 cbm fully refrigerated butane tank--the largest in Europe.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/transloading/oiltanking-antwerp-gas-terminal-doubles-storage-capacity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/transloading/oiltanking-antwerp-gas-terminal-doubles-storage-capacity#comments Transloading News Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:47:00 +0000 52751 at http://bulktransporter.com Hoyer gains 5-year extension of ExxonMobil contract in Germany http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/hoyer-gains-5-year-extension-exxonmobil-contract-germany <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Logistics expert Hoyer has obtained an early five-year extension of the contract with the petroleum company ExxonMobil Central Europe Holding GmbH, which originally ran until 2018. This means Hoyer Mineral&ouml;l-Logistik GmbH will continue to supply fuel to around 600 Esso service stations in northern, western, and eastern Germany until mid-2023.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/hoyer-gains-5-year-extension-exxonmobil-contract-germany" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/hoyer-gains-5-year-extension-exxonmobil-contract-germany#comments Tank Fleets News Tue, 07 Mar 2017 02:29:00 +0000 52661 at http://bulktransporter.com Blackmer launches NGH100 Series of oil-free reciprocating gas compressors for oilfield applications http://bulktransporter.com/transloading/blackmer-launches-ngh100-series-oil-free-reciprocating-gas-compressors-oilfield-applica <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Blackmer, part of PSG, a Dover company and a global leader in positive displacement, regenerative turbine and centrifugal pump, and reciprocating compressor technologies, has introduced its new NGH100 Series Horizontal Oil-Free Reciprocating Gas Compressors. NGH100 compressors have been designed to optimize operational capabilities in a wide variety of critical oilfield production operations, including wellhead transfer, artificial lift, and vapor recovery.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/transloading/blackmer-launches-ngh100-series-oil-free-reciprocating-gas-compressors-oilfield-applica" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/transloading/blackmer-launches-ngh100-series-oil-free-reciprocating-gas-compressors-oilfield-applica#comments Cargo Tanks/Trailers Transloading News Tue, 07 Mar 2017 02:27:00 +0000 52651 at http://bulktransporter.com