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May 30, 2000 - Industry News

Rip Griffin Opens New Barstow Service Center

The Rip Griffin Travel Center, Barstow, Ca., has just opened a new 180,000 square foot heavy truck services department

May 30, 2000 - Industry News

Striking Teamsters at Coca-Cola Receive Unemployment Benefits

A judge has granted unemployment benefits to more than 200 Coca-Cola workers who went on strike more than two weeks ago

May 30, 2000 - Industry News

NJMTA Taps Shevell for Sixth Term

Chairman and CEO of New England Motor Freight (NEMF), Mike Shevell, has been re-elected to a sixth one-year term as chairman of the New Jersey Motor Truck Association (NJMTA

May 26, 2000 - Industry News

Peterbilt Purges Backlog, Remains Bullish For 2000

Peterbilt expects to have a negative order intake for the month of May, but the company remains bullish about truck sales for the remainder of the year.

May 26, 2000 - Industry News

Sterling Offers More Online Dealer Info

Sterling Truck Corporation's Web-based dealer locator has been enchanced to offer additional information on each of the company's dealerships

May 26, 2000 - Industry News

Clean Diesel Fuel Test Results Are Promising

Clean Diesel Technologies Inc. says results of initial engine testing at San Antonio-based Southwest Research Institute show the company's clean diesel formulation reduced particulate matter by 33% and NOx emissions by 10% compared with a commercial No. 2 diesel fuel.

May 25, 2000 - Industry News

Iveco Shopping for Heavy Truck Maker

Iveco is ready to consider joint ventures and alliances to expand its presence in medium trucks but wants to buy a heavy truck maker, CEO Giancarlo Boschetti reportedly told the Financial Times. Iveco is one of Europe's leading manufacturers of light commercial vehicles and one of the most profitable divisions of Italy's Fiat, but it lacks sufficient scale to make much of a dent in the medium and heavy truck markets.

May 25, 2000 - Industry News

Ecommerce Impact, Part 2: Changes on Many Levels

While the scope of the ecommerce revolution is sweeping, certain transportation fundamentals remain the same. The experts say, know your market, know your customer and use Internet to add value to your service. Larger companies have an

May 25, 2000 - Industry News

Ecommerce Impact: Part 3 - How Viking Freight is Coping

At Viking Freight, the western LTL specialist, ecommerce is raising the bar on performance. "99% on-time service used to be good, but in ecommerce it's barely acceptable," said president and CEO Douglas Duncan. Like others involved in ecommerce,

May 25, 2000 - Industry News

The Impact of Ecommerce on Trucking: Part 1

The ecommerce marketplace changes practically from hour to hour, but here are three observations that help keep things in perspective. First, this internet-based technology will revolutionize the way trucking does business. Second, no one knows exactly

May 25, 2000 - Industry News

Driving Schools Become PTDI Certified

Six schools from northeastern Canada to the southwestern United States have received PTDI (Professional Truck Driver Institute) course certification. In addition, another four programs have been recertified for five years, which brings the total number of schools offering certified courses to 65.

May 25, 2000 - Industry News

Mack Creates Mexican Subsidiary

Mack Trucks Inc. recently announced the creation of a wholly owned subsidiary in Mexico. Mack Vehiculous Industriales de Mexico S.A. de C.V. will be dedicated to the marketing, sales and support of Mack vehicles in the Mexican market

May 25, 2000 - Industry News

Europe Version of PC Miler Enhanced

ALK Associates, Inc., Princeton, NJ, has released PC Miler Europe 2000. The commercial routing and mileage software for motor carriers, manufacturers, and logistics companies with European operations provides highway routing between 50 countries within Eastern and Western Europe, Great Britain, Scandinavia, and the former Soviet Union.

May 25, 2000 - Industry News

Keystone Releases Small Fleet Software

Keystone Systems, Inc., Spokane, WA, has released the latest version of Keystone Truck Software. According to Keystone, the software for small to medium-sized fleets was completely redesigned to take advantage of the user-friendly Windows environment

May 25, 2000 - Industry News

Paccar to Offer Live Traffic Info

Paccar trucks may soon include advanced traffic advisory services. The ePaccar Division of Paccar Inc., makers of Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks, has announced a partnership with technology company InfoMove of Seattle, WA

May 25, 2000 - Industry News

Rails Using Web For Freight Finding Too

Trucking isn't the only mode taking its business to the Internet. Major railroads are also launching competing sites for freight business.

May 24, 2000 - Industry News

FleetPride Acquires LA Distributor

FleetPride, an aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck parts, has announced the acquisition of Fleet Parts Warehouse, Baton Rouge, LA. FleetPride now has 170 locations nationwide in 33 states as well as a location in England.

May 23, 2000 - Industry News

Cummins Takes Yahoo to Court

Cummins Engine Co. is taking legal action to have Internet giant, Yahoo, Inc., reveal the identities of individuals who allegedly posted sensitive company information on a computer bulletin board

May 23, 2000 - Industry News

Supreme Court to Review EPA Jurisdiction Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review a federal appeals court ruling that blocked the Environmental Protection Agency from enforcing strict clean air standards adopted in 1997

May 23, 2000 - Industry News

Truckers Blockade Businesses in Australia

Australian truckers unhappy with long working hours and unsatisfactory pay conditions have been blockading businesses in the country's eastern city of Brisbane

May 23, 2000 - Industry News

OuterLink Selected by Power Co. Fleets

OuterLink Corp., of Concord, MA, announced that National Grid USA, which operates a number of New England electric companies, has purchased 120 satellite-tracking and instant messaging systems for their maintenance and customer service fleets

May 23, 2000 - Industry News

NTE in Tech Magazine's Top 50

The National Transportation Exchange (NTE), of Downers Grove, IL, has been named one of the top 50 privately-held companies in America by Red Herring, a technology publication. In its June issue celebrating the world's 100 most

May 23, 2000 - Industry News

Meritor Joins Covisint B2B Venture

Meritor Automotive Inc., of Troy, MI., has announced its intention to join the global Internet-based business-to-business communication system named Covisint being formed by automotive giants, including General Motors, Ford, DaimlerChrysler, Renault and Nissan.

May 23, 2000 - Industry News

DAT Makes Mobile Load Matching Possible

DAT Services, Portland, OR, has announced a partnership with Sybergen Networks, Fremont, CA, which will allow users of DAT Partners to share load-matching information remotely, with trucks in the field, for example.

May 23, 2000 - Industry News

New Hampshire to Begin Smoke Testing

New Hampshire state troopers will be performing roadside tests on trucks emitting visible emissions by early summer. The law that authorizes the testing and fines was enacted two years ago, but it took officials until now to figure out how to enforce it.


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