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May 13, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo Still Shopping

Volvo hasn't finished spending money yet. After the dust settles on its deal to purchase Renault's truck operations, the company intends to strengthen its position with acquisitions in other key commercial areas

May 12, 2000 - Industry News

Meritor Expects 40% Growth of Stopping Systems Sales

Global original equipment and aftermarket opportunities, value-added technology innovations and an emerging "light" commercial vehicle segment will be the primary drivers behind the growth of Meritor Automotive's commercial vehicle stopping system business over the next three to five years

May 12, 2000 - Industry News

@Track Reports Losses

@Track Communications, Inc., of Richardson, TX -- formerly known as HighwayMaster -- lost $4.8 million on revenues of $14.1 million in the first quarter of 2000. Revenue for the quarter was down from $17.1 million compared to the first quarter of 1999.

May 12, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner Software Goes Commercial

Truck manufacturer Freightliner and Spatial Inc., a developer of Web-hosted engineering services, have agreed to offer Freightliner's proprietary Web-based design and engineering software commercially.

May 12, 2000 - Industry News

Freightwise Links With Mellon

Mellon Global Cash Management, Pittsburgh, PA, will provide a range of e-commerce support to FreightWise of Fort Worth, TX, an electronic marketplace for truck transportation

May 11, 2000 - Industry News

Miami Strike Leaders Say They're Being Blacklisted

Miami port truckers may have won concessions after striking in February, but strike leaders are now saying they have been blacklisted, and truckers report few improvements

May 11, 2000 - Industry News

Overnite Hearing Delayed

A National Labor Relations Board hearing to review unfair labor practices charges against Overnite Transportation has been delayed

May 10, 2000 - Industry News

Maxon Buys Vehicle Lift Maker

Maxon Lift Corp. has purchased the assets of Globe, a manufactuer of in-ground lifts for the automotive and heavy truck markets. Maxon recently acquired another lift maker, Benwil Lift Systems, and will form a new division

May 10, 2000 - Industry News

Keller Seminars Review New HOS Rules

Safety compliance consultants at J.J. Keller & Associates have scheduled 25 briefing seminars across the country to review proposed new hours-of-service rules

May 10, 2000 - Industry News

PTDI To Go It Alone Again

After being under the umbrella of the Truckload Carriers Assn. for four years, the Professional Truck Driver Institute is going to strike out on its own again. Ever since the departure of TCA president Lana Batts, a driving force behind PTDI, questions have been raised about the future of the institute

May 10, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters at Grocery Plants Hoping For Bargaining Session

Teamsters members who worked for Associated Wholesale Grocers' plants in Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma hope the National Labor Relations Board will force AWG to go back to the bargaining table

May 10, 2000 - Industry News

Ruan Gives Thumbs Up For Soy-Based Grease

Ruan Transportation Management Systems recently reacted positively to a field test for the use of SoyTruk, a soybean-based fifth-wheel grease

May 10, 2000 - Industry News

Defense Dept. Boosts GPS Accuracy

GPS (Global Positioning System) just got more accurate. By order of President Clinton, the U.S. Department of Defense has ceased the practice of degrading GPS satellite signals for civilian use. The change began on May 1 and while it had little immediate impact on fleet operations, it will result in more accurate GPS location data

May 10, 2000 - Industry News

TMW Offers Software Leasing

TMW Systems, Inc., Beachwood, OH, has established a leasing program for its software products. The company said this is in response to the fuel crisis, which has put operating software beyond the reach of many carriers. Because

May 9, 2000 - Industry News

Mack May Cut Production in Second Half

A decline in heavy truck sales may mean layoffs for Mack Truck workers in the second half of the year

May 9, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo Service Division Beefs Up

Road Manager Financial Services, Greensboro, NC, has acquired the assets of A&A Truck Services of Grand Prairie, TX. The deal will reportedly provide Road Manager Financial Services with a significant expansion in both revenue and number of

May 9, 2000 - Industry News

Workhorse Expands Training Efforts

Workhorse Custom Chassis, Union city, IN, has expanded its technical training program, boosting its training personnel from two to 13 and increasing the number of training sites. A permanent training center has also been established in

May 9, 2000 - Industry News

Michelin Certifies Dealers

Michelin North America, Greenville, SC, has created the Truck Service Network, a new dealer certification program. The network will evaluate Michelin dealers’ points of sale and rate those locations that meet specific criteria, including: availability of service,

May 9, 2000 - Industry News

Penske Creates e-Business Group

Penske Truck Leasing, Reading, PA, has created a new e-business group to leverage its transportation and logistics expertise. The new unit will be set up to support e-commerce initiatives including home page, catalog and order taking

May 9, 2000 - Industry News

Web Site Tackles Fulfillment Costs

Electronic Freight Exchange, El Dorado Hills, CA, has announced a strategic alliance with the Document Management Industries Assn. to promote EFXit!, the company's new Web-based multi-modal transportation management platform.

May 8, 2000 - Industry News

Biodiesel Not As Clean, European Study Finds

Diesel fuel made from plants would cause more environmental damage than fossil fuel, according to a recent analysis conducted by the Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO).

May 8, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Set Strict Election Rules

The Teamsters union has adopted the rules that will govern its 2001 international elections -- the strictest ever adopted by an American union

May 8, 2000 - Industry News

Transport for Christ Opens 25th Truckstop Chapel

Transport for Christ Sunday dedicated its 25th truckstop chapel, this one at the Sapp Bros. Travel Plaza in Commerce City, CO

May 8, 2000 - Industry News

Brazilian Truckers End Strike

Striking truck drivers in Brazil went back to work Saturday, but warned that they would walk off the job again if the government doesn't follow through on its promises

May 8, 2000 - Industry News

Loads Available in Your Palm

Load matching in the palm of your hand. That's what NetTrans, an Internet load matching service, is offering for free -- more or less

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