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September 5, 2000 - Industry News

Port Truckers Rally in Savannah

Truckers who haul containers in and out of the Port of Savannah, Ga., were joined by local labor representatives as they staged a rally over the weekend to protest long wait times and low wages

September 1, 2000 - Industry News

Aussie Truckers Continue Fuel Protest

A convoy of about 50 trucks drove to the home of West Australian Premier Richard Court today in an exclusive Perth suburb as part of their continuing protest against high fuel prices and low rates

September 1, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo, Renault Cleared to Merge

The European Commission has approved Swedish truck maker Volvo AB's acquisition of Renault's RVI truck unit after the companies offered "significant" concessions to address competition concerns

September 1, 2000 - Industry News

Overnite, Teamsters Clash on Health Care, Other Issues

Last week's contract negotiations between the Teamsters and Overnite Transportation made little progress, as the two sides disagreed on Overnite's plan to change health care providers and Overnite wanted to declare an impasse on several contract items the union believes are still on the table

September 1, 2000 - Industry News

Hoffa Campaign Submits 400,000 Petition Signatures

The Jim Hoffa Unity Slate submitted more than 400,000 rank and file signatures last week for his re-election bid in the upcoming International Brotherhood of Teamsters officers’ election

September 1, 2000 - Industry News

Ontario and Quebec Agree on Weights/Dimensions

Ontario and Quebec transportation ministers signed an agreement last week to harmonize truck weights and dimensions for several vehicle configurations that commonly operate between the two jurisdictions

September 1, 2000 - Industry News

Meritor Tire Inflation System Honored

The Meritor Tire Inflation System, which automatically inflates, monitors, and equalizes tire air pressures on longhaul trailer rigs, has been recognized for an R&D 100 Award, honoring the top technical achievements of 1999

August 31, 2000 - Industry News

FleetPride Opens Locations in New York, Texas

FleetPride, a heavy-duty truck part distributor in Deerfield, Ill., has opened two new locations in Marcy, N.Y., and Kilgore, Texas

August 31, 2000 - Industry News

Canadian Owner-Operators Worse Off Now Than in March

The National Truckers Assn. in Canada, sick of empty promises and endless chats with well-intentioned bureaucrats, will hold a meeting next Sunday to plan a strategy to deal with skyrocketing fuel prices

August 30, 2000 - Industry News

Transportal Network Names New Member Carriers

Transportal Network (www.transportalnetwork.com), the Atlanta-based Internet company, has announced the names of six more fleets joining the Transportal network

August 30, 2000 - Industry News

HighwayMaster 5000 Integrates With TruckMate for Windows

@Track Communications, Richardson, Texas, has announced that its mobile communications product, HighwayMaster Series 5000, will integrate with TruckMate for Windows, comprehensive trucking management software from Maddocks Systems of Langley, British Columbia

August 30, 2000 - Industry News

Dart Selects OptiStop

Dart Transit, the truckload carrier of St. Paul, Minn., will implement OptiStop fuel and routing optimization software from Logistics.com of Burlington, Mass

August 30, 2000 - Industry News

Alcoa Acquires Wheel Products Distributor in Australia

Alcoa has announced the acquisition of Australian distributor Wheel Master of Melbourne, Victoria

August 30, 2000 - Industry News

Holland Group to Open Manufacturing Facility in China

Holland Neway International is planning to build a manufacturing facility near Beijing, China, to provide air ride suspensions to the country's bus market

August 30, 2000 - Industry News

National Survey Reports Annualized Driver Earnings

The National Survey of Driver Wages' latest annualized projections show company drivers and leased owner-operators earning more than they did a year ago

August 30, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Study Recommends "Best Practices" For Solving Loading/Unloading Problems

There are things truckers, shippers and receivers can do to ease the problem of long wait times at the loading and unloading dock, says a study recently completed for the Truckload Carriers Assn.. The study, "Just in Time to Wait: An Examination of Best Practices for Streamlining Loading/Unloading Functions," was conducted by Mercer Management Consulting in association with March USA and the law firm of Scopelitis, Garvin, Light & Hanson

August 29, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner Truckstop Service Begins To Bear Fruit

When Freightliner Corp. first announced plans to offer service in Travel Centers of America locations, many expressed doubt about the success of the venture. But today, after many months of preparation, locations such as the TA in Tooele, Utah are proving them wrong

August 29, 2000 - Industry News

Savannah Port Truckers Plan Protest Rallies

Tired of conditions that continue to deteriorate and with the support of the Teamsters union, truckers who haul containers in and out of the Port of Savannah, Ga., are planning a series of protest rallies beginning

August 29, 2000 - Industry News

Pilot Opens California Facility

Pilot Corp. recently opened a new travel center in Salinas, Calif

August 29, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Looking for Trucker Photos

The Truckload Carriers Assn. is again running a contest for photos to use in TCA's 2000-2001 annual report

August 29, 2000 - Industry News

CDC Report Blasted By Truckstop Industry

The truckstop industry has blasted a report prepared by the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta criticizing sexual behavior at truckstops, saying it is based on unsound research methods

August 29, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Accepting Applicants for Independent Contractor of the Year Contest

The Truckload Carriers Assn. has announced that applications are available for the 2000 Independent Contractor of the Year Contest

August 29, 2000 - Industry News

Australian Truckers Continue Fuel Protests

West Australian truck drivers began their second day of protest against high fuel prices yesterday, blockading Fremantle Port and interrupting deliveries

August 29, 2000 - Industry News

Eaton to Sell Vehicle Switch/Electronics Division

Eaton Corp., Cleveland, Ohio, has announced it plans to sell its $330 million worldwide Vehicle Switch/Electronics Division because it the business no longer fits the company's longer-term strategic objectives

August 29, 2000 - Industry News

WSJ Features Freightliner's Hebe

The Wall Street Journal today takes a look at the strategies of Freightliner chief executive Jim Hebe, from his penchant for high tech to his "pedal to the metal" approach to market share

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