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September 27, 2000 - Industry News

Germany Approves Fuel Relief Plan, Doesn't Help Truckers

The German government formally approved $1.5 billion in tax breaks and subsidies aimed at balancing high fuel prices yesterday, but held tight to its "ecology tax" on fossil fuels, meaning little relief for truckers

September 27, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler Extends Detroit Diesel Offer

DaimlerChrysler has extended its $23 per share cash tender offer for Detroit Diesel until Oct. 9

September 27, 2000 - Industry News

NationaLease Honors Affiliates

The National Truck Leasing System (NationaLease) used the occasion of its 56th annual meeting in Chicago earlier this week to recognize a select group of members for outstanding performance

September 26, 2000 - Industry News

Port Truckers Protest on West Coast

Hundreds of port truckers staged rallies yesterday at the ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach and Oakland, Calif., as a kickoff in preparation for worldwide rallies next week

September 26, 2000 - Industry News

NPTC Signs on Eisenhart

Following its announcement that John McQuaid has resigned as president, the National Private Truck Council has made arrangements with Earl Eisenhart of Government Relations Services to help represent NPTC in the safety and regulatory arenas

September 26, 2000 - Industry News

Cummins Issues Low 3Q Estimate

Company officials say Cummins Engine’s third-quarter earnings will fall short of expectations because of a sluggish heavy-duty truck market and reduced demand for truck parts

September 26, 2000 - Industry News

TCA, Shippers Group Issue Guide

The Truckload Carriers Association and the National Industrial Transportation League have jointly issued voluntary guidelines to help improve treatment of drivers at the dock

September 26, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner Completes Western Star Acquisition

Freightliner has officially acquired 100% of the outstanding stock of Western Star for a purchase price of $453 million

September 26, 2000 - Industry News

Aussie Fuel Strikes Cool Off While Others in Europe Remain Steady

Australian truckers angered over skyrocketing fuel prices called off a blockade of fuel terminals in the eastern state of Victoria today after the state premier promised to raise their demands at a conference of state leaders. Protests in Germany and elsewhere, however, continued

September 25, 2000 - Industry News

NationaLease in Growth Mode

Building membership throughout North America to protect NationaLease (National Truck Leasing System) "from the rapid consolidation currently under way in the full-service lease segment of the marketplace " has been one of the organization's major undertakings over the past year, said its chairman, Stephen Scully of Scully NationaLease, Fontana, Calif., in the opening address for NationaLease's annual meeting

September 25, 2000 - Industry News

Harbor Truckers Plan West Coast Protest

Harbor truck drivers in Los Angeles, Long Beach and Oakland, Calif., plan to participate in Teamster-sponsored rallies today, a prelude to a set of international rallies scheduled for Oct. 4

September 25, 2000 - Industry News

Mack Delivers First of 120 Natural Gas Trucks to Waste Management

Mack Trucks has reached an agreement with longtime customer Waste Management that will put 120 natural gas-powered Mack MR and LE Series trucks into service in southern California

September 25, 2000 - Industry News

Aussie Truckers Kick Off Fuel Protests While Others Continue in Europe

Truck drivers down under jumped on the fuel protest bandwagon today, while truckers in Spain and Greece held their own in the fight against high fuel prices

September 25, 2000 - Industry News

Canadian Truckers Strike A Fuel Cost Deal

Negotiations to avoid a major protest by Ontario truckers angered by skyrocketing fuel costs progressed yesterday with the announcement of a deal that would allow shippers and trucking firms to voluntarily pass on a fuel surcharge to owner-operators

September 25, 2000 - Industry News

Internet Wire Market Links With freightquote.com

Freightquote.com, a provider of Internet-based logistics, announced a strategic partnership with wireConnect.com, an Internet marketplace for buyers, sellers and intermediaries in the wire and cable, raw materials, capital equipment, and packaging industries. The arrangement allows wireConnect.com

September 25, 2000 - Industry News

Transportation.com Offers Equipment Auctions

Transportation.com, the Internet transportation marketplace, announced that its equipment auction is averaging 500 unique visitors a day and has sold nearly 600 items, including trucks, trailers, forklifts and other transportation equipment

September 24, 2000 - Industry News

Peru Truckers Strike Over Fuel Taxes

Worldwide trucker protests over high fuel prices have spread to South America, where hundreds of truckers in Peru are blocking highways in a national strike to demand lower fuel taxes

September 24, 2000 - Industry News

Roadranger Program For Used Truck Dealers

Roadranger has begun rolling out a Used Truck Assistance Program designed to make pre-owned fleet-type trucks more marketable by upgrading them to a more performance transmission

September 23, 2000 - Industry News

Spanish, German Truckers Still Looking for Fuel Tax Cuts

After the Spanish government refused to cut fuel taxes last week, Spanish farmers announced that their distribution center blockades will definitely continue for another month

September 22, 2000 - Industry News

Canadian Fuel Strike May Be Averted

A possible trucker fuel blockade scheduled for today in the Canadian province of Ontario may be avoided, thanks to a tentative deal struck between independent truck operators and the province, according to an article in the Ottawa Citizen

September 21, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Offers Dispatch Training

The Truckload Carriers Assn.'s new Truckload Academy has come out with its first product: "The Daily Dispatch Challenge," offering training for dispatchers

September 21, 2000 - Industry News

Plan for Heavier Trucks in Florida is Controversial

A new rule proposed by Florida’s Department of Transportation to increase truck weights on certain routes throughout the state is running into some opposition, according to the St. Petersburg Times

September 21, 2000 - Industry News

Stalknecht Leaves ATA; Canary Takes Post

Paul Stalknecht, long-time state relations expert for the American Trucking Associations, has left ATA

September 21, 2000 - Industry News

Swedish Truckers Lift Fuel Blockades

Sweden's truck drivers began to lift their blockades of oil depots and ferry terminals at ports around the country yesterday after the government agreed to discus possible cuts in fuel taxes

September 21, 2000 - Industry News

Fleets Drawn to Online Fuel Discounts

TruckersB2B announced that the number of trucking companies using its discount fuel network in August increased to 2,150, or approximately 73,000 trucks. This compares with 37 companies and some 2,200 trucks in March, the first month

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