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February 2, 2000 - Industry News

NLRB Issues Complaints Against Overnite

The Teamsters Union says the National Labor Relations Board has issued six more complaints against Overnite Transportation company. The union says that, contrary to Overnite's report, the unfair labor practice charge resulting from the testimony of former Memphis Overnite manager Dale Watson has not been dismissed, and that one of the complaints is a result of Watson's affidavit

February 2, 2000 - Industry News

OSHA Extends Deadline On Ergonomics Comments

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has given the public another 30 days to submit comments on its proposed ergnomics standards.

February 2, 2000 - Industry News

U.S. Operations Lead DaimlerChrysler Sales Growth

Freightliner, Sterling and Thomas Built Buses led 1999 revenue and sales increases for DaimlerChrysler's commercial vehicle division.

February 2, 2000 - Industry News

Qualcomm To Expand In Europe With eQ-COM

Qualcomm Wireless Business Solutions has formed a new subsidiary to provide wireless communications to European truckers.

February 2, 2000 - Industry News

Ryder Revenue Up For 1999

Ryder System Inc. reported a 7.5% rise in revenues for 1999 and a 9.5% increase in the fourth quarter.

February 2, 2000 - Industry News

Maintenance Software Goes Online

Arsenault Associates, Atco, NJ, will offer Dossier32 maintenance management software as an ASP (Application Service Provider) beginning in April. Company president Charles Arsenault says his company will be the first to offer fleet maintenance software service direct to customers over the Internet.

February 1, 2000 - Industry News

OTR Express Blames Fuel Prices For Loss

OTR Express, Olathe, KS, attributes its net loss for the fourth quarter of 1999 and the first quarter of 2000 to a rapid increase in fuel costs in recent months.

February 1, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner To Demo Urea Injection System

Freightliner has partnered with Detroit Diesel and Siemens to test an advanced diesel emissions reduction system in a fleet of eight Argosy Class 8 cabovers operating in California.

February 1, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler Invests In Satellite Radio

DaimlerChrysler is investing $100 million in Sirius Satellite Radio and plans to begin offering satellite radio systems in cars and trucks beginning next year.

February 1, 2000 - Industry News

Nissan Diesel Working With RVI To Cut Costs

The financially strapped Nissan Diesel is reportedly hoping to cut material and component procurement costs 20% over the next three years through the worldwide purchasing assistance of Renault's truck subsidiary Renault V.I

February 1, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler Revamps Commercial Vehicle Group

DaimlerChrysler has restructured its commercial vehicles division to increase its global presence in heavy trucks, vans and buses.

February 1, 2000 - Industry News

Paccar Posts Record Sales & Profits

Paccar says improved margins, excellent production efficiency, and strong truck demand in Europe and North America contributed to record sales and earnings in 1999.

February 1, 2000 - Industry News

Driver Finishing Standards Established By PTDI

The Professional Truck Driver Institute has worked with more than 800 carrier representatives, driver training schools and the insurance industry to develop driver finishing standards.

February 1, 2000 - Industry News

ATA Goes To War With New Jersey Over Truck Ban

The American Trucking Assns.filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Newark, NJ, saying a New Jersey state regulation that severely limits interstate tractor-trailer travel through the state is unconstitutional

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

HD America Adds 17 To Distribution Network

HD America, St. Louis, has added 17 new heavy duty parts distributors to its distribution network. The distributors will offer HD America’s 250 product lines from 180 manufacturers to HDA’s national and regional fleet customers, as well as to their own local customers.

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

Yellow Upgrades Rates And Load Tracking Online

Yellow Freight System, Overland Park, KS, has expanded its website to allow customers to obtain to-the-penny rate quotations for specific shipments

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

Management Buys Transportation Technologies

Transportation Technologies Industries has agreed to a management buyout led by chairman/CEO Thomas Begel and president/COO Andrew Weller.

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

NLRB Dismisses Teamster Charge Of Overnite 'Hit List'

Allegations of a company "hit list" against union supporters, widely publicized by the Teamsters Union as the spark for picketing against Overnite Transportation, have been dismissed by the National Labor Relations Board

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

Jake Brake Bans Spread

The use of exhaust or compression brakes such as Jake Brakes could be limited under legislation being considered in several states

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

Help Wanted: Don Quixote

Small wonder that the Department of Transportation is having a hard time finding the right person for the top job at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Here’s how the classified ad might read: HELP WANTED: Brand-new

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

M.S. Carriers Aligns With Puerto Rico To Train Drivers

Memphis-based M.S. Carriers will provide the test site for a strategic alliance with the Puerto Rican government to provide truck drivers for the U. S.

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

Honeywell Buys Hayden Industrial Products

Honeywell's Thermal Systems business has agreed to purchase the assets of Corona, CA, based Hayden Industrial Products LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

Associates Posts Record Earnings

Associates First Capital Corp. reported record earnings for fourth quarter 1999 and the full year.

January 31, 2000 - Industry News

MAN Buys ERF From Western Star

German truck maker MAN has purchased Western Star's British truck subsidiary ERF. MAN will pay 65 million pounds (approximately $108 million US) and assume ERF debts of 23 million pounds ($38 million US).

January 30, 2000 - Industry News

One Tough Lady

"Crisis Planing" was the title of the assignment that Dawn Capalbo had just finished as part of her curriculum at Monmouth University. After 15 years as co-owner of I.F.S. Air Freight, she was well aware of


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