Owner Operator

February 2013

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news and notes MCT Transportation Announces Owner Operator Pay Increase MCT Transportation, LLC (MCT), a high service 48-state truckload carrier has announced an increase in its compensation package for Independent Contractors and Fleet Owners. In addition, MCT will continue to pay a fuel surcharge for all miles. "This compensation increase recognizes our loyal and hardworking Independent Contractors and Fleet Owners for the outstanding work that they do for our blue chip customer base," said MCT President Matt Staniszewski. "We have been fortunate to have received several service awards this past year, and the contractors of MCT continue to rank among the very best in our industry." Founded in 1949, MCT is an Owner Operator based transportation company based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. It offers Contractors no touch freight, fuel surcharge on all miles, paid base plates, administrative assistance, and much more for Independent Contractors. Most importantly, the people at MCT are very experienced, and truly care about the success of its Owner Operators. For more information please call 1-877-JOINMCT (564-6628) or go to www.JoinMCT.com Kenworth Offers Extended Protection Plans For New 2013 PACCAR MX-13 Engine Kenworth Truck Company is offering Extended Protection Plans for the new 2013 PACCAR MX-13 engine. The / Owner operator/ February 2013 / / 12.9-liter PACCAR MX-13 engine is designed to meet the demands of heavy duty truck applications and to deliver industry-leading performance, reliability and fuel efficiency. The engine is available for Kenworth Class 8 models, including the Kenworth T660, T680, T700, T800 and W900. The PACCAR MX-13 engine has a standard base warranty of 2 years or 250,000 miles, whichever comes first. To meet the needs of customers, Kenworth offers a wide range of protection plan options encompassing three engine coverage categories (Comprehensive, Modified, and Major Component) in addition to Extended Engine Aftertreatment options. Overall, available extended warranty coverage options range from 3 to 7 years and from 100,000 to 700,000 miles. "The PACCAR MX-13 Extended Protection Plans helps provide excellent value and peace of mind with different options to best fit customer needs," said Judy McTigue, Kenworth director of marketing and research planning. Truck purchasers have three opportunities to add extended warranty engine coverage: When ordering a new Kenworth truck with the PACCAR MX-13 engine, when registering it for warranty, and up to 18 months after the Kenworth truck is warranty-registered (mileage and engine hour limitations apply). No registration fee is required for extended engine protection added to any new Kenworth vehicle up to 12 months after purchase. A $400 registration fee is required for each extended warranty order placed from 13 months through 18 26 OO0213_text2.indd 26 1/4/13 11:32 AM

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