Milestone Medium Duty Truck Goes to Miller Industries

Executives from long-time Kenworth customer Miller Industries were on hand to receive the milestone 200,000th medium duty truck produced at the state-of-the-art PACCAR plant in Ste-Thérèse, Quebec. The T270 — equipped with a PACCAR PX-7 engine rated at 300 hp and an Allison automatic transmission — was purchased from MHC Kenworth – Chattanooga in Tennessee. […]

Aggregate hauler depends on T880s for continuous uptime

Perdido Trucking Service, LLC, headquartered in Mobile, Alabama, is an aggregate hauler serving many customers throughout the state, as well as the Florida Panhandle, Mississippi and Louisiana. Established in 1982, the company is known for its timely deliveries and exemplary customer service, as well as its focus on safety and reliability. With a fleet of […]

5,000th Kenworth for Melton Truck Lines

In a special ceremony at Melton Truck Lines, company Chairman and CEO Bob Peterson received the keys to a new 2020 Kenworth T680, representing the 5,000th milestone Kenworth truck purchased by Melton Truck Lines. A leader in the flatbed industry for 65 years, Melton Truck Lines serves customers from coast-to-coast, as well as in Canada […]

Kenworth W990 is Winning Over Western Distributing Drivers

Western Distributingrepresentatives visited the Kenworth Chillicothe plant in Ohio to take delivery of the very first production Kenworth W990 in February. “We run a fleet of 200 trucks, and all but 10 percent of those trucks are long-hoods,” says Marty Garcia, Western Distributing vice president. “Our drivers appreciate trucks with that traditional look. I believe that […]

T880 is Mixer Truck of Choice

Since 1997, Liquid Stone Concrete has made a name for itself providing ready mixed concrete to the south Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex area of Texas. With two concrete plant locations in Burleson and Midlothian, the company provides concrete for residential and commercial projects within a 25-mile radius of each plant. The company’s mixer truck of choice […]

T680s preferred for reliability, low cost of ownership

For Transport Nalaco’s Jonathan Aubut, knowing your costs means knowing your business. “We track everything from labor, to maintenance, to fuel, to routes and detention time,” says the corporate development manager for the Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec-based bulk hauling company.  “That data enables us to set a competitive rate per metric ton of material that we haul, […]

TransAm Trucking is Second to None

TransAm Trucking was founded in 1987 with 70 tractors, 100 trailers and a dedication to providing superior service to customers. Today, the company’s commitment to on-time service has helped grow its fleet to 1,240 Kenworth trucks and 1,900 trailers. Headquartered in Olathe, Kansas, TransAm maintains additional facilities in Rockwall, Texas and Tampa, Florida to better […]

Road Warrior Selects W990

When the Kenworth W990 was unveiled in Las Vegas last fall, it didn’t take long for Larry Martin to jump at the chance of owning Kenworth’s new long hood with its traditional design. His reasoning behind purchasing a W990 went far beyond the appearance of the truck. As an owner-operator, Martin says he needed a […]

City Relies on T880 Vacuum Trucks

The metropolitan Seattle area has a reputation for its rainfall, drizzle and often overcast skies. During autumn, as the leaves begin to drop, the increase in precipitation washes those leaves into storm drains. To keep storm drains clear of debris, the City of Kirkland utilizes Kenworth T880s, equipped with Vactor vacuum tanks, to unclog the […]

W990 Takes the Spotlight at Goodson’s All-Terrain Logging

Based in Jacksonville, North Carolina, Goodson’s All-Terrain Logging goes where most other logging crews don’t dare go — into the Tar Heel State’s coastal swamps in search of valuable hardwood. Bobby Goodson and his crew were the stars of the Discovery Channel’s hit reality show, Swamp Loggers. The show, which ran for four seasons, chronicled […]