October 5, 1998 - Industry News
Oct. 6 – The CFI NetLink site now features Online Proof of Delivery for its customers. Located at http://www.cfi-us.com, the site now allows customers to retrieve, view and print bill of lading documents and delivery receipts
September 18, 1998 - Industry News
Sept. 21 — Consolidated Freightways, Menlo Park, CA, has ordered 561 new trucks for delivery before the end of 1998. All but 20 of the tractors are being supplied by CF’s longtime truck manufacturer, Freightliner Corp.
Sept. 19 — Burlington Motor Carriers has launched a new Internet location called “Refrigerator Door.” The site is a display of artwork done by children of BMC employees, which has been scanned and posted on a
September 16, 1998 - Industry News
Sept. 17 — Burlington Motor Carriers, Daleville, IN, announced it will purchase 450 new conventional condos for use as company trucks during 1999. This is the third year Burlington has purchased new trucks as it converts
Sept. 17 — Burlington Motor Carriers has increased pay and is continuing to change over its fleet from cabovers to conventional condos.
Student drivers who have reached solo status are now paid a base rate of 26
September 11, 1998 - Industry News
Sept. 15 – The ownership of Umthun Trucking of Eagle Grove, IA, is no longer in the hands of the family that founded it 51 years ago.
Umthun has been sold to two of the company’s executive
September 9, 1998 - Industry News
Now that its drivers have a little more experience, J.B. Hunt will let them go a little faster.
J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. will let its drivers go 62 mph after Oct. 1. They had been limited to
September 3, 1998 - Industry News
Sep. 3 – MTL Inc. has merged with Chemical Leaman Corp., uniting two leading bulk transportation service providers under one holding company. The company’s two principal transportation subsidiaries, Montgomery Tank Lines and Chemical Leaman Tank Lines,
August 31, 1998 - Industry News
Landstar Systems has completed the sale of its Poole subsidiary to Schneider National for approximately $41 million in cash. This sale makes Landstar an entirely owner-operator company.
“The sale of the Landstar Poole business will remove Landstar
DUBLIN, VA (Aug. 18, 1998) - Roadway Express gave the keys to new Volvo VNM tractors to 55 of its drivers during ceremonies at Volvo’s New River Valley truck assembly plant. The drivers, honored for driving
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