Family Logging Operation Features W990s in Fleet of Kenworths

LAURENS, S.C., Oct. 27, 2022 – In the small town of Laurens, SC – population less than 10,000 – business has been good for Walker and Walker Logging during the past several years.  “Actually, it was better than usual for us,” said Tyler Walker, co-owner of Walker and Walker Logging, along with his dad Robert, […]

From the Ground Up: Dontel Ball Builds Fleet of Kenworth Dump Trucks

PUYALLUP, Wash., Sept. 8, 2022 – When you ask a kid what they want to do when they grow up, you might expect to hear professional athlete, astronaut, doctor, or even super hero. If you asked Dontel Ball, owner of Ball & Son Excavation when he was a kid in the 1980s, his response would […]

Johnson Feed Journeys from Horse and Wagon in 1920 to T680 Next Generation Today

CANTON, S.D., Sept. 26, 2022 – When Carl Johnson founded City Dray Line (now Johnson Feed, Inc.) in 1920, the Prohibition era had just begun, Warren G. Harding was elected U.S. president, and car production was starting to ramp up to meet the demands of middle-class Americans. The trucking industry as we know it today was in […]

Hjort Excavating Improves Driver Retention with Fleet of Kenworth W990s and T880s

In 1955, Russell Hjort pursued his dream of becoming his own boss and established Hjort Excavating, a company that specialized in providing small residential excavating services in central Minnesota.  Once a one-man operation with Russell doing most of the labor, the company has grown to become a leading provider of residential and commercial excavating and […]

DBR Transport Maintains High Driver Satisfaction with Kenworth W990s

DBR Transport provides drivers with premium equipment, good wages, and a close-knit workplace environment that continuously works to enhance life for its drivers. As a result, the company boasts a low turnover rate, with the average driver tenure at more than eight years.  “The driver shortage isn’t a secret and with increasing freight demands – […]

4 Gen Logistics Places Kenworth T680E EV Order

Kenworth announced today that 4 Gen Logistics has placed an order for 20 Kenworth T680Es. 4 Gen Logistics operates in California with a yard in Wilmington to provide drayage services to the Port of Long Beach and a terminal in Rialto near San Bernardino to serve the Inland Empire. The family-owned transportation company plans to […]

“Validation Drivers” from Shaffer Trucking Give Kenworth T680 Next Gen High Marks

Before Kenworth launched its new T680 Next Generation, drivers and fleets provided on-going feedback during the development process on what they would like to see in the new on-highway truck model.  “That valuable input and perspective guided the design of the T680 Next Gen,” said Jonathan Duncan, Kenworth design director. “We continue to validate how […]

Lou-Mac Transport Finds Versatility, High Driver Acceptance with Kenworth T880s

Lou-Mac Transport was exactly what Jonathan McDonald and Marc-Antoine Saroli had in mind when the two set out to purchase a flatbed hauling company in 2019.  Not only was the Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines, Quebec-based company profitable, but its success was built over years of establishing strong relationships with its customers – and it had a list of […]