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June 19, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Flirt With Nader

The Teamsters union, which has yet to officially endorse a U.S. presidential candidate, last week met with Green Party candidate Ralph Nader and called for Nader and Reform Party candidate Pat Buchanan to be allowed to participate in presidential debates. At a joint press conference with Nader, Teamsters President James P. Hoffa said that the Teamsters union has met with most of the presidential candidates. "The American people should have the same opportunity as we have ha

June 19, 2000 - Industry News

Mack to Expand Engine Lineup Beyond Truck Applications

Mack Trucks plans to adapt its E7 and E9 on-highway engines for marine, agricultural, power generation, and other diesel engine applications

June 19, 2000 - Industry News

Some Not Happy With Ohio Trucking School Legislation

Some lawmakers and private driving schools aren't very happy about a bill that will let public vocational schools offer driver training courses

June 16, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner Honors Battery Maker

East Penn Manufacturing, Lyon Station, Pa., has been honored with the Freightliner Corp.'s Masters of Quality Supplier award

June 16, 2000 - Industry News

Southern California Public Fleets Will Have to Scrap Diesel

Southern California's air quality agency has voted to require government owned or contracted truck and bus fleets to begin using cleaner-burning alternative fuels, such as those powered by natural gas. The South Coast Air Quality Management District unanimously approved the new rules, believed to be the first of their kind in the nation, after a contentious three-hour meeting Friday

June 15, 2000 - Industry News

TruckersB2B.com More than Doubles Fuel Program Participation

TruckersB2B.com, a division of Celadon Group, says participation in its fuel rebate program grew from 180 member companies in April to 400 companies at the end of May

June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Meritor To Cut Global Workforce by 500

Meritor Automotive says it will trim its global workforce by some 500 employees and rationalize operations in Europe to reduce costs and improve operational efficiencies

June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Report Criticizes EPA Science

The Environmental Protection Agency has made significant improvements in some of its scientific practices, but there are concerns about the quality of research behind the agency’s regulatory decisions, according to a report just issued by the National Academy of Sciences’ National Research Council

June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Fedex, UPS Seek Internet Business

The battle for Internet-generated delivery business heated up with the announcement that FedEx Corp. will help small businesses set up sales sites on the Internet

June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Hookup.com Debuts on Web

Hook Up Inc., a driveaway company based in Joplin, Mo., announced the launch of Hookup.com, an Internet venture providing services to motor carriers, dealers, fleets, manufacturers, owner-operators and drivers. Hookup.com offers online truck and trailer parts auctions,

June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Car Carriers to Get Web Marketplace

An Internet startup company called Vehiclocity (www.vehiclocity.com) will provide an online marketplace to link automobile shippers with car carriers

June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Transportal Announces "Virtual Fleet" Charter Members

Transportal Network, Atlanta, (www.transportalnetwork.com), has announced the first 26 fleets to sign up for the Internet-based service, which offers business-side and operational benefits for members

June 14, 2000 - Industry News

Qualcomm Goes After Metro, LTL Markets

After serving the long-haul truckload industry with satellite tracking and communications for over a decade, Qualcomm is rolling out a lower-cost system for fleets serving metropolitan areas

June 14, 2000 - Industry News

Pilot Opens Travel Center in Milford, Conn.

Pilot Corporation has announced the opening of a new travel center in Milford, Conn., located off I-95 at exit 40

June 14, 2000 - Industry News

Navistar To Lay Off Another 400 Workers

Navistar International says it will layoff approximately 400 employees at its Chatham, Ontario, assembly plant next month

June 14, 2000 - Industry News

Ryder Launches Used Truck Web Site

Ryder System, Inc., Miami, Fla., has launched a new Internet used site at www.usedtrucks.ryder.com. The site allows search of Ryder's extensive used truck inventory by kind of equipment and location. At the site, potential buyers will find

June 13, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Board to Vote on ATA Support

The Truckload Carriers Assn., having decided not to integrate with the American Trucking Associations, is now trying to decide whether and how to offer support to ATA

June 13, 2000 - Industry News

LA Area Public Fleets May Have to Give Up Diesel

Public fleets in Southern California may have to stop buying diesel-powered vehicles if proposed smog-control rules are approved

June 12, 2000 - Industry News

Woman to Head SC Trucker's Organization

For the first time in 68 years, a woman will be holding the top job at South Carolina’s trucking industry trade group

June 12, 2000 - Industry News

Morgan Opens Distribution Center

The Parts and Service Division of Morgan Corporation, a truck van body manufacturer, has opened a new distribution center in Morgantown, Pa

June 12, 2000 - Industry News

McLeod Offers Terion Interface

Tom McLeod Software Corp., Birmingham, Ala., has introduced a new interface to integrate its LoadMaster truckload software with the Terion mobile communications system

June 12, 2000 - Industry News

How Friendly Is Your Freight?

When turnover costs are considered, driver-unfriendly freight is the least profitable freight a carrier hauls and is the main reason to reduce this type of freight. Although we cannot prove it statistically, there is evidence to

June 11, 2000 - Industry News

Court Hears Overnite Appeal of NLRB Ruling

Both Overnite Transportation and the Teamsters Union say they were pleased at how a hearing went last week in Overnite's appeal of a National Labor Relations Board ruling

June 9, 2000 - Industry News

New Plant Gives Rodi a Jumpstart on Engine Development

Rodi Power Systems Inc., a Puyallup, Wash., company that has been working to develop a new truck engine, has recently acquired a manufacturing plant in Abbeville, L

June 9, 2000 - Industry News

EPA to Hold Hearings on Emissions Proposal

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold five public hearings on proposed new emissions regulations including tougher requirements for diesel engines

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