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February 4, 2000 - Industry News

Western Star Delivers 2000th Truck to Australia

Western Star Trucks recently delivered its 2000th truck to Australia. The first fully assembled Western Star trucks were delivered to Australia in early 1993. Prior to that the Canadian based company shipped components to Australia for assembly there.

February 4, 2000 - Industry News

Rating Software Gets Better

The art of digital freight rating advanced with announcements from SCM Systems, Peachtree City, GA, and Commercial Traffic Company, Cleveland, OH, known as CTI.

February 3, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Union & Overnite Transportation Finally Agree To Talks

Landstar Ligon Fined More Than $40K For Safety Violations Battle Brewing Over New York State Thruway Tolls

February 3, 2000 - Industry News

Vodafone To Provide Data Services To eQ-COM

eQ-COM, the newly formed European unit of Qualcomm, has signed an agreement with Vodafone Airtouch to provide Pan-European data services for eQ-COM's mobile fleet management system.

February 3, 2000 - Industry News

Overnite, Teamsters To Renew Talks

After more than three months of picketing, the Teamsters union and less-than-truckload carrier Overnite Transportation are scheduled to resume contract talks next week. Talks are scheduled for Feb. 9 and 10 in Chicago. The union says its

February 3, 2000 - Industry News

New York Thruway Tolls Center Of Political Fight

Whether or not tolls are raised on the New York State Thruway could come down to a political battle

February 3, 2000 - Industry News

One-Stop Freight Stores Arrive

The race to develop sophisticated online freight matching systems is heating up. Simple freight matching is being matched with related services and evaluation tools to create on-line transportation supermarkets. Take freightquote.com, in operation on the Web since

February 3, 2000 - Industry News

Intermodal Company Plans To Get Foothold In Truckload

ESCO Transportation Company, a publicly traded intermodal drayage company, has announced a five-year plan to consolidate the highly fragmented intermodal drayage and short-haul truckload segments of the industry

February 3, 2000 - Industry News

The Mechanic Shortage: An Inside Perspective

The shortage of qualified technicians is rapidly reaching epidemic levels. Eric Bulcher, who teaches mechanics at Miami Valley Carrer Technology Center in Dayton, OH and still wields a wrench himself of weekends has his own take

February 3, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo's IT System Sells Well In Europe

Sales of Volvo Truck Corp.'s Dynafleet system over the past year have confirmed that the transportation industry is "eager to embrace the benefits of information technology," says Karl-Erling Trogen, president and CEO of the Sweden-based global truck builder.

February 3, 2000 - Industry News

Oshkosh Plans $8 Million Expansion

Oshkosh Truck Corp. plans to invest $8 million to expand production facilities and capacity at its headquarters in Oshkosh, WI.

February 3, 2000 - Industry News

Wabash Posts Record Annual, Quarterly Results

Wabash National Corp. reported record financial results for fourth quarter 1999 and for the year.

February 2, 2000 - Industry News

Non-Package Revenue Rises At UPS

A big increase in non-package revenue helped push United Parcel Service fourth-quarter financials into record territory.

February 2, 2000 - Industry News

Kenan Revenues Up in 1999

Kenan Transport, Chapel Hill, NC, announced 1999 fourth-quarter revenues of nearly $38.3 million, up from $33.4 million for the same period in 1998. Revenue for the year was nearly $141.6 million, up from $130.1 million in 1998, while net income was nearly $4.7 million, down from $5.2 million the previous year.

February 2, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo To Furlough 900 Workers

Volvo Trucks North America will reportedly lay off some 900 workers at its Dublin, VA, plant within the next three weeks.

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

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