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April 5, 2000 - Industry News

Western Star Officially Opens South Carolina Plant

Western Star Trucks officially opened its new plant in North Charleston, SC, with a gathering of company officials and community leaders March 30

April 5, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner To Expand Portland Headquarters

Freightliner Corp. has leased 12.2 acres of undeveloped property for a new corporate headquarters and has purchased a 100,000 square foot multi-tenant facility adjacent to its current headquarters building

April 5, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Reject AWG Offer

The Teamsters union has rejected an offer from Associated Wholesale Grocers to lease its trucks to Teamsters members it laid off so they could operate as independent contractors.

April 5, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo, Mitsubishi to Partner in North America

Volvo Trucks North America and Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America have formed a strategic alliance to sell and service Class 3-7 trucks in Canada. The deal eventually will extend to the United States

April 5, 2000 - Industry News

EPA Awards $22 Million for Fine Particle Research

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $22 million in federal grants to study the components and sources of tiny particles (soot, dust, dirt, smoke) that pollute the air.

April 4, 2000 - Industry News

Online Supplier Plans to Offer Retreads Direct

Trucktreads.com, Farmington Hills, MI, plans to offer Bandag retreads direct to anywhere in the world. Though the minimum order is 8 tires, container order of 240 or more are the normal quantities that are typically shipped.

April 4, 2000 - Industry News

Isuzu To Use Web-Based Sales System

American Isuzu Motors Inc. has signed an agreement to use FirePond Sales and FirePond Sales Manager, Web-based guided selling and customer information management modules in its network of more than 200 vehicle dealerships in North America.

April 4, 2000 - Industry News

More Violence Reported In Teamsters Actions

Just a week after Teamsters President James P. Hoffa was criticized in a federal hearing for allowing violence in the union's strike against Overnite Transportation, violence at two other Teamsters hot spots has been in the news

April 4, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Deliver Subpoena To Overnite CEO

Dozens of Teamster members yesterday delivered a subpoena to Leo Suggs, CEO of Overnite Transportation, at Overnite's headquarters in Richmond, VA

April 4, 2000 - Industry News

Simplex Becomes Part of Consolidated Metco

Amsted Industries has aligned its Simplex fifth wheel sales and marketing groups under its Consolidated Metco organization. According to Jeff Barr, ConMet vice president of sales, the change allows the company to focus its resources more

April 4, 2000 - Industry News

TMW Upgrades TL2000 Product

TMW Systems, Beachwood, OH, has released its TL2000 product for the IBM AS/400. The release features two powerful new interfaces: MSOfficeLink, which offers users complete flexibility to custom design reports, and eLink, which lets shippers track

April 4, 2000 - Industry News

Mace Security Enters Truck Wash Business

Mace Security International, Mount Laurel, NJ, has entered the truck wash business

April 3, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Launch Ad Blitz Against Overnite

Five months after beginning an unfair labor practices strike against Overnite Transportation, the Teamsters Union has launched an advertising campaign lashing out at the fleet

April 3, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Call For Boycott Following AWG Lockout

The Teamsters union is calling for a boycott of Associated Wholesale Grocers after the company locked out union workers in Kansas City, KS, and Springfield, MO, this weekend

April 3, 2000 - Industry News

GM Challenges U.S. Restrictions On Diesel

General Motors is reportedly planning a concerted lobbying campaign to pursuade U.S. lawmakers to relax restrictions on diesel-powered vehicles

April 3, 2000 - Industry News

Ozark Raises Driver Pay

Ozark Motor Lines is raising its salary cap for company drivers from 35 cents to 37 cents a mile. Local news sources also report that the company will adjust its pay scale for new drivers to give credit for new hires

March 31, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner Halts Import of Mexican-Made FLDs

Freightliner will temporarily stop importing Mexican-built Class 8 FLD models for sale in the U.S., but DaimlerChrysler's Mercedes-Benz plant in Santiago Tianguistenco will continue to build some Freightliner Business Class medium duty trucks for sale here,

March 31, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo Still Interested In International

Sweden's Volvo, which is reportedly in a final phase of bargaining to acquire the commercial truck assets of France's Renault, remains interested in buying the commercial truck and diesel engine assets of Chicago-based International

March 31, 2000 - Industry News

Computrucks.com To Sell New Trucks Online

Computrucks.com, previously an online used-truck locator, is adding new trucks to its lineup

March 31, 2000 - Industry News

UPS, Teamsters Settle Job Creation Dispute

United Parcel Service has settled a dispute with the Teamsters over creation of jobs called for in the union's 1997 contract

March 31, 2000 - Industry News

ATA Challenges New Mexico LPG Transport Rules

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Research and Special Programs Administration has asked for comments as to whether or not federal hazardous materials transportation law preempts New Mexico rules regarding the transportation of liquefied petroleum gas and compressed natural gas.

March 30, 2000 - Industry News

EPA Proposes Re-Issue of Group Storm Water Permits

The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to re-issue storm water multi-sector general permits for 29 sectors of industrial activities, including some trucking facilities

March 30, 2000 - Industry News

Linux on the March

Here comes Linux. No, not the cute “Peanuts” kid with the blanket. That was Linus. Linux is the name of a free, open-source PC and server operating system that has been nibbling at the edges of the

March 30, 2000 - Industry News

Studies Quantify What Truckload Industry Knows: Turnover Ain't Cheap

Two new studies, unveiled at the Truckload Carriers Assn.'s annual meeting last week, show that the high turnover is costly to both carrier and driver

March 30, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo, Renault Reported To Be In Talks

Swedish truck maker Volvo is reportedly in an advanced stage of talks with France's Renault, according to a Swedish newspaper

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