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June 22, 2000 - Industry News

Temperature Control Comes to NTE

National Transportation Exchange (NTE) of Downers Grove, Ill., the Internet freight-matching service, has begun handling temperature controlled shipments, including freight that must be refrigerated or prevented from freezing. Previously, the electronic market pioneer had dealt only with dry freight

June 22, 2000 - Industry News to Debut of Maryland Heights, Mo., will debut at the International Trucking Show in Las Vegas this week. The Internet-based service at will provide load matching plus other services to carriers and shippers

June 22, 2000 - Industry News

Descarte Integrates with OmniExpress

Qualcomm, Inc., of San Diego and The Descartes Systems Group of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, have announced a join marketing agreement to allow integration of Descarte's dispatch and route optimization software with Qualcomm's newest mobile communications systems

June 21, 2000 - Industry News

Latest Version of Prophesy's FleetTrax Debuts

Prophesy Transportation Software recently unveiled its FleetTrax Version 2.3 fleet maintenance software package, designed to track parts, warranties and maintenance schedules

June 21, 2000 - Industry News

Great Race Refuels At Iowa 80 Truckstop

This year's History Channel Great Race made a stop in Walcott, Iowa, to refuel at Iowa 80 Truckstop. Racers were given free gasoline, courtesy of Iowa 80 Truckstop and its sister corporation CAT Scale Company

June 21, 2000 - Industry News

Bad News Hits Teamsters Twice

Teamster President James Hoffa's very public campaign to rid the union of federal oversight took it on the chin this month

June 20, 2000 - Industry News

TCA May Give ATA $500,000 to Fight HOS Proposal

The Board of Directors of the Truckload Carriers Assn. yesterday voted down an already deficit budget in order to allocate $500,000 to help the American Trucking Assns. fight DOT's hours of service proposal. During a board meeting

June 20, 2000 - Industry News

Chicago Rawhide Offers Wheel-End Manual

Chicago Rawhide recently published its Trouble-Free Operation (TFO) User's Manual, aimed at heavy duty truck maintenance staff

June 20, 2000 - Industry News

Low Sulfur Diesel Does Well in BP Amoco Tests

Initial testing of BP Amoco's new ultra low sulfur diesel fuel shows dramatic decreases in soot, hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide, reducing air emission levels by more than 90 percent when teamed with catalytic exhaust filters

June 19, 2000 - Industry News

Diesel Forum, International Support EPA Proposal

The Diesel Technology Forum and International Truck and Engine Corp. testified in favor of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed emissions and low-sulfur fuel regulations during the first of a series of public hearings yesterday in New York

June 19, 2000 - Industry News

Canadian Fleet Tests "Clean Air" Technology

A Canadian trucking fleet and technology company have joined forces to field test five engine and truck specific systems using "clean air" technology

June 19, 2000 - Industry News

NJ Gets Tough With Interstate Trucks

New Jersey is coming down hard on out-of-state truckers. After nearly a year of warnings, state troopers are ticketing drivers caught on state highways declared off-limits in 1999

June 19, 2000 - Industry News

Flying J On a Building Spree

Flying J is helping to address the nationwide parking shortage with aggressive expansion plans

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 More than Doubles Fuel Program Participation, 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 Debuts on Web

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

June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Car Carriers to Get Web Marketplace

An Internet startup company called Vehiclocity ( 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, (, has announced the first 26 fleets to sign up for the Internet-based service, which offers business-side and operational benefits for members


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