Month: October 2018

31 Oct by admin

Rourke to replace Schneider’s Lofgren as CEO

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Schneider National announced today that Chris Lofgren will retire as president and chief executive officer following the company’s annual meeting of shareholders in April 2019. The Schneider board of directors has selected Mark Rourke, executive vice-president and chief operating officer, to succeed Lofgren and become the company’s fourth president and CEO […]
31 Oct by admin

How to attract – and keep – millennials

AUSTIN, Texas – Attracting millennials to the trucking industry isn’t impossible, but they’re more likely to be drawn to a company and a role with purpose. That was one of the conclusions of a panel discussion on attracting millennials, at the Management Conference & Exhibition of the American Trucking Associations. Joyce Brenny, president and founder […]
31 Oct by admin

Prof Kneebone is the right man for the job | Brief letters | Science

Your article (Review, 26 October) says Posy Simmonds “has been delighting readers with her exquisitely drawn comic strips and novels since the 1970s, when she began to lampoon the Guardian-reading bourgeoisie in a long-running comic strip that grew into Mrs Weber’s Diary”. But before that, Simmonds drew Bear for Murdoch’s Sun, starting in 1969. Bear […]
31 Oct by admin

Jets, MGM Resorts announce NFL’s first gaming partnership

FILE PHOTO: MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO James Murren attends a news conference at MGM Cotai in Macau, China February 13, 2018. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/File Photo The New York Jets and MGM Resorts International announced Wednesday a multi-year partnership that makes the Las Vegas-based casino the official gaming partner of the club. It is the […]
31 Oct by admin

Trail Ridge Road closed to through traffic for the season

Trail Ridge Road’s Many Parks Curve, at an elevation of 9,640 feet, on Oct. 31. (Provided by Rocky Mountain National Park) Rocky Mountain National Park’s scenic Trail Ridge Road was closed to through traffic for the season Wednesday. Some sections will remain open, weather permitting, including the road to Many Parks Curve on the east […]
31 Oct by admin

GM to end outgoing Silverado, Sierra production in 2019

DETROIT — General Motors is expected to end production of the outgoing Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra by the end of next year. GM CFO Dhivya Suryadevara on Wednesday said the company will begin winding down production of the previous-generation K2 crew cab models early next year, followed by double cab and regular cab models […]
31 Oct by admin

Decisiv launches two new offerings

Service management platform Decisiv has announced two new product offerings. Fleet Mobile brings the information supplied by Decisiv and delivers it through a mobile app. It’s targeted at smaller fleets, who may not have dedicated maintenance managers sitting in the back office. It has taken all the service management capabilities – including PM tracking, diagnostics, […]
31 Oct by admin

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31 Oct by admin

Best Car To Buy 2019 nominee

Until the 2019 Ascent, Subaru stood by idly watching Outback and Forester owners with growing families trade in their crossover SUVs for Toyota Highlanders and Honda Pilots. The 2019 Subaru Ascent gives those owners reasons to stay loyal to Subaru—and not just because it has seating for eight passengers. The 2019 Ascent is spacious, good […]
31 Oct by admin

Shell offers free training academy

Shell Lubricants has introduced a new training academy for maintenance managers, technicians, and owner-operators. It has been under limited release, and was fully rolled out at the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition. The web-based training platform offers modules covering everything from lubricant selection to how oils affect truck performance. Shell’s ProAcademy was launched […]