Monthly Archives: June 2008

Carhauler arrested for attempted theft of diesel from Alaplex Auto Transport

This just in from The Sand Mountain Reporter: By George Jones The Reporter Alaplex Trucking Inc. on U.S. 431 South reported the attempted theft of diesel fuel from an 18-wheel car-hauler parked in the company’s parking area. A Sardis City … Continue reading

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ADESA to Acquire Internet-Based Auction Software Company, Live Global Bid

This is off of Business Wire ADESA, Inc. today announced that it plans to acquire Live Global Bid, Inc. (“LGB”), a leading provider of Internet-based auction software and services, on June 30, 2008. The LGB technology allows auction houses to … Continue reading

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Teamsters face vote on new contract

Leaders from local unions that represent carhaul members will meet July 2 in Detroit to review the tentative national agreement that was reached June 19. If the local leaders endorse the three-year tentative agreement, it will pave the way for … Continue reading

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Active Truck Transport, Auto Truck Transport and Unimark file chapter 11 bankruptcy

Times are tough and if you have excessive overhead you may as well get in line at the Bankruptcy courts. We have watched PTS struggle and fold sending a lot of hard-working people to the unemployment lines and now JHT … Continue reading

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Fatal Wreck In Wyoming involving carhauler

The Jackson Hole News and Guide is reporting a double fatality in the collision of a Ford Focus and an auto transport truck. The transport driver was taken to the hospital for treatment but neither of the occupants of the … Continue reading

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The new Peterbilt 388 low profile carhauler chassis

Press release from Cottrell: Friday, June 20, 2008 – First Strap on a Peterbilt 388 Cottrell is pleased to introduce the first Peterbilt 388 with a 48 inch sleeper design. This piece of equipment illustrates our new 3-car CS headramp … Continue reading

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Truckers caught stealing diesel from other truckers.

I was saddened by this report on KOCO about a van rigged up to pump diesel from unsuspecting truckers fuel tanks! Go to sleep with a full tank and wake up on empty!

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Bidders injured at Manheim Orlando auto auction in Ocoee

WFTV has a slideshow of helicopter shots. I pray that the injured man is able to recover fully. It sounds much Like the tragic accident at Adesa awhile back. The WFTV article says Three people were run down by a … Continue reading

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Did the Teamsters make the Right choice?

SKIDPIN Dave, Without UNION carhaul we are all going to take a big hit.The UNIONS were able to maintain a somewhat fair playing field by insuring negociated pay,benfits and rates.Now the CORPORATE big guys have succeeded in making it appear … Continue reading

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The Teamsters set their sites on Cooper, Cassens, Active and Allied Auto Transport

Here is another quote from Teamsters for a Democratic Union: June 17, 2008: In the wake of PTS’s closure, carhaul employers are trying to violate the national contract and deny the right of PTS Teamsters to follow their work. This … Continue reading

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