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July 5, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Members Agree To Give ATA $500,000 To Fight Hours Of Service

The membership of the Truckload Carriers Assn. last week agreed to a proposal to allocate $500,000 to the American Trucking Assns. to help fight the Department of Transportation's hours of service proposal. The TCA board decided earlier to reject an already deficit budget in order to build in financial support for ATA to battle the proposed hours of service changes. The proposal was faxed to the entire membership for approval by a June 30 deadline

July 4, 2000 - Industry News

NATSO: Privatized Rest Stops Not the Answer

Editor's Note: NATSO, the organization representing truckstops, took issue with some of our coverage of the National Transportation Safety Board's hearing on truck parking earlier this year. We invited them to share their position on

July 2, 2000 - Industry News

Teamster/Overnite Dispute Heats Up

The ongoing labor dispute between Overnite Transportation and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters has been heating up, thanks to court rulings and injunctions

June 30, 2000 - Industry News

TravelCenters Loses Out in Texas

The City Council of Rockwall, Texas, has rejected a zoning request by TravelCenters of America that would allow them to rebuild a truckstop and could possibly have ended an ongoing federal lawsuit

June 29, 2000 - Industry News

ARINC Offers Smaller Fleets Dual-Mode Messaging

ARINC Inc. has introduced a new dual-mode information service, incorporating wireless communication technology with portable paging and two-way messaging

June 29, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Announces Scholarship Recipients

The Truckload Carriers Association has announced the recipients of TCA scholarships for the 2000/2001 school year

June 28, 2000 - Industry News

Bill to Tighten Drug Testing in California Dies in Committee

A bill that would have made it harder for truckers that test positive for drugs to keep working failed to generate enough votes to pass a key committee in the California state Senate

June 27, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler/Hyundai Deal Puts Pressure on Mitsubishi/Volvo

Mitsubishi Motors continues to insist that its truck union with Volvo is not in jeopardy, but DaimlerChrysler's recent announcment that it will partner with Hyundai has reportedly increased pressure on its fragile three-way relationship

June 27, 2000 - Industry News

YMAC: Wild Card

YMAC is shorthand for You Might Also Consider. The term describes carriers that suggests to shippers seeking bids on its transportation spot markets

June 27, 2000 - Industry News

Merger Creates Major Internet Contender has merged with to create a formidable Internet transportation marketplace

June 26, 2000 - Industry News

International Finds Partner To Sell Used Trucks Online

eSASA Corp., a full-service, multilingual e-marketplace has partnered with International Truck and Engine Corp. in the global e-commerce sales of International used truck inventory.

June 26, 2000 - Industry News

EPA Hearing On Diesel Proposal in LA Today

The Environmental Protection Agency's series of public hearings on its diesel emissions proposal moves to Los Angeles today

June 26, 2000 - Industry News

Western Star Merger Wouldn't Hurt Dina Deal

The 10-year deal between Western Star and Consorcio G. Grupo Dina would likely continue even if the Canadian-based truck builder merges with another company, says Dina

June 26, 2000 - Industry News

Navistar Bullish About 2001 Despite Possible Drop in Demand

Despite a possible 20% drop in truck and bus demand in the year 2001, Navistar International is optimistic about its own future

June 26, 2000 - Industry News

Traveling Smog Regs Hit Roadblock

A plan to reduce air pollution that drifts from the Midwest to the Northeast will soon be put into effect

June 26, 2000 - Industry News

Microanalytics Offers SimChain

Microanalytics ( of Arlington, VA, is now offering SimChain supply chain simulation software

June 26, 2000 - Industry News

Dillon Transport Chooses Fleet Advisor

Dillon Transport of McCook, Ill., has purchased the Fleet Advisor management system for its bulk asphalt fleet

June 26, 2000 - Industry News Links with Capstan of Kansas City has announced a partnership with the Capstan Network for Global Logistics, Import and Export Execution ( of San Francisco

June 26, 2000 - Industry News

nPassage Adds Enhancements

Seattle-based nPassage has enhanced the web-based transportation management system that provides shipment tendering and tracking across modes at

June 24, 2000 - Industry News

Trucking Company Denies Discrimination

A lawyer for Central Distributing Co., Grand Junction, Colo., is disputing a job applicant's claim that he was refused a position as a truck driver because his religious beliefs bar him from cutting his ponytail

June 23, 2000 - Industry News

TMC/ATA: Another Unsavory Compromise

"McCormick blinked," is the way one veteran of the Washington association scene put it. He was referring to Walter McCormick, ATA president and CEO. Yesterday, the contentious struggle between American Trucking Associations and its "business enterprise"

June 22, 2000 - Industry News

Western Star May be Takeover Target for Freightliner

Canada-based truck manufacturer Western Star announced Tuesday that it is in discussions with a third party for a possible merger opportunity

June 22, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Affiliation Plan Rejected by ATA

The Executive Committee of American Trucking Associations yesterday voted down an alternative integration plan offered by the Truckload Carriers Association

June 22, 2000 - Industry News

New Used Truck Dealer Opening In Georgia

Truck Country, which operates 10 Freightliner dealerships in the Midwest, is opening a used-truck dealership in Mcdonough, Ga

June 22, 2000 - Industry News

ATA Says Yes to Compromise Plan for TMC

In a unanimous vote yesterday, the Executive Committee of American Trucking Associations approved a plan removing barriers to membership in The Maintenance Council


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