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November 16, 1999 - Industry News

Real-Time Freight Software From Sabre

Sabre Inc., Burlington, MA, has introduced OptiYield RT, a real-time version of its established OptiYield business analysis software for truckload carriers. OptiYield examines a company's business experience and helps distinguish profitable from unprofitable operations. Among other things,

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November 16, 1999 - Industry News

Qualcomm Expands Beyond Truckload

Qualcomm Inc. has introduced a new terrestrial-based mobile communications system and a Microsoft Windows-based onboard computer/keyboard, both designed to appeal to private and LTL fleets outside Qualcomm's customary truckload carrier market.

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November 15, 1999 - Industry News

RailAmerica To Sell Kalyn

RailAmerica says it will sell its trailer manufacturing subsidiary, Kalyn/Siebert, and focus on its core freight railroad business. Kalyn manufactures customized trailers for commercial and U.S. government/military customers at plants in Gatesville, TX, and Trois-Rivieres, Quebec. In

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November 15, 1999 - Industry News

Kenworth Parts Gets ISO Certification

Kenworth Truck Company's aftermarket parts operation recently received ISO 9002 certification. Using quality standards established by the International Standards Organization, Kenworth's efforts were measured for their efficiency and accuracy in getting parts to customers via the

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November 15, 1999 - Industry News

AlliedSignal Supercharges EBS Development

AlliedSignal has accelerated development of electronic braking systems with its German joint venture partner Knorr-Bremse

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November 15, 1999 - Industry News

Truckstop Medical Chain To Expand

Coast To Coast Medical, a fledgling chain of truckstop medical clinics, will likely be expanding to three more locations next year

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November 15, 1999 - Industry News

Fleet Pleads Innocent To Wastewater Violations

The owner and chief mechanic of a Pennsylvania trucking company have pleaded innocent to charges they washed kerosene, diesel fuel, gasoline, and other materials leaking from their cargo tanks straight into public sewers

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November 15, 1999 - Industry News

Engine Makers Ask For Delay In EPA Rulemaking

The Engine Manufacturers Assn. has asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for a 60-day extension in its final rulemaking on 2004 emissions regulations

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November 15, 1999 - Industry News

LA Councilman Attacks Diesels

A Los Angeles city councilman is on a crusade to reduce the number of diesel-powered vehicles in Southern California

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November 12, 1999 - Industry News

Overnite Ordered To Bargain With Teamsters At Four Terminals

As the Teamsters' unfair labor practices strike enters its fourth week, the National Labor Relations Board has ordered Overnite Transportation to bargain with the Teamsters at four Overnite Transportation terminals

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November 12, 1999 - Industry News

Matlack Facing Fine Over Chemical Spill

Delaware-based hazardous materials hauler Matlack could face a $50,000 fine after one of its tankers spilled 100 gallons of a poisonous chemical at a Louisiana rest area

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November 12, 1999 - Industry News

ATA To Survey Driver Pay

The American Trucking Assns. is soliciting fleet participation in a survey of driver pay. The Driver Compensation Study 2000 will begin surveying regional and national less-than-truckload and truckload carriers the end of December.

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November 12, 1999 - Industry News

TTC Receives Supplier Award

Idealease has given Transmission Technologies Corp. its 1999 Component Supplier of the Year Award. The award recognizes involvement and support "far above and beyond" the level of service Idealease identifies as critical to ongoing growth and

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November 12, 1999 - Industry News

Spicer Plants Get ISO Certification

Dana Corp.'s Spicer Heavy Systems Assembly Div. has qualified for ISO 14001 certification for environmental quality. The certification covers plants in Lancaster, PA, and Lugoff, SC. plus the division office in Wyomissing, PA. It recognizes Dana's

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November 11, 1999 - Industry News

AMSC Offers Communications Leasing Program

American Mobile Satellite Corp. is offering a new leasing program to make its wireless data communications affordable for small and medium-sized trucking fleets

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November 11, 1999 - Industry News

New Code Designed To Improve Driver Treatment

In an effort to reduce time spent at shipper and receiver docks and improve treatment of drivers at the docks, the Truckload Carriers Assn. and American Trucking Assns. have developed a new code of ethics. The revamped and updated Shipper, Receiver, Carrier, Driver Code of Ethics and Good Business Practices will be introduced at the National Industrial Transportation League annual meeting in San Antonio next week

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November 11, 1999 - Industry News

AFL-CIO Beefs Up Teamsters Strike Fund

The Teamsters union is getting help from the AFL-CIO in its fight against Overnite Transportation in the form of a $100,000 contribution to strike fund coffers

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November 11, 1999 - Industry News

Sales, Profits Up At Meritor <!--11/10/99 10:35:37 AM-->

Meritor Automotive reported record results for its 1999 fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30

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November 11, 1999 - Industry News

HighwayMaster Financials Improve

HighwayMaster still lost money last quarter, but the numbers are looking better than they did last year.

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November 10, 1999 - Industry News

Miami Port Truckers Caught In Labor Dispute

Independent truckers at the Port of Miami-Dade are caught in a labor dispute that’s keeping them from earning a living

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November 10, 1999 - Industry News

Xtra Profits Drop

Xtra Corp. reported fiscal fourth quarter profits of $17 million, down 11% from fourth quarter 1998. Revenue for the quarter were $121 million versus $119 million a year ago. For fiscal 1999, which ended Sept. 30, the

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November 9, 1999 - Industry News

California Kicks In More Money To Convert Diesels

California's South Coast Air Quality Management District has approved an additional $13.5 million in funding to subsidize the conversion of diesel vehicles to cleaner fuels.

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November 9, 1999 - Industry News

ATA Suing States Over Interstate Commerce Restrictions

The American Trucking Assns. is suing two states over regulations it says place an unfair burden on out-of-state carriers and violate U.S. Constitution provisions prohibiting states from interfering with interstate commerce

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November 9, 1999 - Industry News

Michigan Wants More Staff To Handle Border Traffic

The Michigan Department of Transportation wants to double the number of customs and immigration officials to deal with increased traffic, especially trucks, with the opening of a second bridge to Canada

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November 9, 1999 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler To Modernize Brazil Operations

DaimlerChrysler, parent company of Freightliner, plans to modernize its truck-making operations in Brazil

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