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January 11, 2000 - Industry News

Dates Set For Mid-West Truck Show

The 37th Annual Mid-West Truck Show will be held Feb. 17-19 at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield, IL

Tags: Events

January 11, 2000 - Industry News

USF Glen Moore Acquires Tri-Star Transportation

USF Glen Moore, Carlisle, PA, the truckload subsidiary of less-than-truckload carrier USFreightways, has acquired Tri-Star Transportation Inc. Based in Knoxville, TN, Tri-Star operates 170 tractor-trailer units. Revenue for 1999 was $28 million, with two thirds of the

January 11, 2000 - Industry News

TradingDynamics Teams With CarrierPoint to Bring Internet Freight Auctions to Trucking

CarrierPoint Inc. has formed a partnership with TradingDynamics to bring business-to-business freight auctions to the trucking industry

January 11, 2000 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel Has Record Production Year

During the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week, Detroit Diesel announced record engine production for calendar year 1999

January 11, 2000 - Industry News

AlliedSignal Brake Systems Changes Name to Bendix

Now that AlliedSignal has formally changed its name to Honeywell, AlliedSignal Truck Brake Systems Co. has become Honeywell Commercial Vehicle Systems Company, doing business as Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems

January 10, 2000 - Industry News

OOIDA Fuel Tax Suit Dismissed

An Illinois court has rejected a constitutional challenge to Illinois' fuel tax filed by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn

January 10, 2000 - Industry News

Trucking Tax Breaks Under Fire In Oklahoma

An Oklahoma state legislator thinks the state's tax break for trucks has gone on long enough

January 10, 2000 - Industry News

Oregon AAA Gears Up To Keep Weight-Distance Tax

The Oregon branch of the American Automobile Assn. is gearing up for an aggressive grass-roots campaign to defeat a proposal that would eliminate the state's weight-distance tax for trucks

January 10, 2000 - Industry News

Truck Centers Expanding

Truck Centers Inc., Troy, IL, is expanding its Troy facilities and will build a new dealership in Foristell, MO.

January 10, 2000 - Industry News

PrePass Added To East St. Louis Weigh Station

The PrePass system is being installed at the weigh station on the westbound lane of Interstate 55/70 in Maryville, IL, just east of St. Louis

Tags: Highways

January 9, 2000 - Industry News

Clinton Keeping Mexican Border Closed To Trucks

It's official. The White House has announced that, as we reported last week, it will not be lifting restrictions on Mexican trucks entering the United States as is called for in the North American Free Trade Agreement

January 9, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Overnite Strike Starts 12th Week

Another Overnite Transportation truck was shot at in Memphis last week, but neither the less-than-truckload company nor the Teamsters is ready to budge as the union enters the 12th week of its unfair labor practices strike

January 9, 2000 - Industry News

Toffler To Speak At ITS Annual Meeting

Alvin Toffler, the author of "Future Shock" and "Creating a New Civilization: The Politics of the Third Wave," will offer his vision of the future of transportation at the Tenth Annual Meeting of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America May 1-4 in Boston

Tags: Events

January 9, 2000 - Industry News

ABF Adds Features To Web Site

ABF Freight Systems has added several new e-commerce tools to its web site at www.abfs.com.

January 9, 2000 - Industry News

CTA Expands Safety Seminars

The California Trucking Assn. is expanding its safety seminar program for trucking companies

January 7, 2000 - Industry News

No Resolution In Ouster Of Philadelphia Teamsters Leader

Three days of hearings last week did not result in a decision on whether Philadelphia controversial Teamsters Local 115 leader John Morris would remain in control of the local he founded more than 30 years ago

January 7, 2000 - Industry News

Freight Auction Juggernaut

Look out. Here comes another trucking services auction. OpenShip.com is accepting applications from shippers and carriers at its web site, www.openship.com, and expects to begin operations this month. The intention, according to an OpenShip.com press release, is

January 7, 2000 - Industry News

The Race For B2B Freight

Truckers who want a piece of the B2B Internet action are getting behind the "ship now" button. B2B, which stands for Business-to-Business, once referred to Yellow Pages for businesses serving other businesses rather than consumers. Now B2B

January 7, 2000 - Industry News

Landstar Ligon Keeps Satisfactory Safety Rating

Landstar Ligon, a subsidiary of Landstar, will keep its satisfactory safety rating from the U.S. Department of Transportation

January 7, 2000 - Industry News

Trucks on the Cutting Edge

The trucking industry did well in a top computer magazine's ratings of the most technology-savvy companies in America

January 6, 2000 - Industry News

TMC Annual Meeting to be Held in Nashville

"Equipment Maintenance -- A World in Transition" is the theme of The Maintenance Council's 2000 Annual Meeting and Transportation Equipment Exhibition, March 6-9 at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, TN

Tags: Events

January 6, 2000 - Industry News

Oklahoma City Approves Williams Travel Center

The Oklahoma City Council has approved zoning for a fourth truckstop at Interstate 40 and Morgan Road

January 6, 2000 - Industry News

American Freightways Changes Web Site To AF.com

American Freightways has changed its web site address to www.AF.com following the purchase of that domain name

January 6, 2000 - Industry News

DOT Wants to Adopt International Standards for Radioactive Shipments

The Department of Transportation’s Research and Special Programs Administration is seeking comments from shippers, carriers and other interested parties regarding changes in rules for radioactive materials to coincide with international standards

January 6, 2000 - Industry News

Goodyear Integrates European Truck Tire Production with Dunlop Joint Venture

Goodyear Tire & Rubber says it will integrate European commercial truck tire and mold production within the recently completed joint venture with Sumitomo Rubber Industries. The global alliance gives Goodyear control of SRI's Dunlop tire operations in North America and Europe

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