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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

May 5, 2000 - Industry News

Mack's Gigou: Merger is Win-Win

Mack Trucks president Michel Gigou says the combination of Mack, RVI and Volvo will form a strong new company in which "1 + 1 + 1 equals more than 3." And he said Mack does not have plans to kill any future product development

May 5, 2000 - Industry News

Dana Opens Truck Tech Center

Dana Corp.has opened a state-of-the-art technology center for heavy truck systems research and development

May 5, 2000 - Industry News

Lung Assn., Clean Air Trust Attack Diesel Exhaust

After the American Lung Assn. failed to get the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal on EPA regulations of diesel exhaust, the group has teamed up with the Clean Air Trust to produce radio ads asking listeners to urge President Clinton to address diesel exhaust pollution

May 5, 2000 - Industry News

Online Flatbed Service Launched

Efltabed.com, an Internet-based, on-line logistics service designed specifically to improve the efficiency of the flatbed shipping industry, was formally launched on May 4 at the North American Truck Show in Boston, MA

May 4, 2000 - Industry News

Truck-Lite Buys UK Mirror and Lighting Firm

Lighting supplier Truck-Lite Co. has bought the assets of Raydyot Limited a large manufacturer of truck mirrors and lighting based in Birmingham, England

May 4, 2000 - Industry News

Transit Group Launches Logistics Exchange

Transit Group, Inc. Atlanta, has launched a new B2B Internet portal to link agents, trucking companies and shippers. Transit Group president Philip A. Belyew said transitgroup.com allows buyers and sellers to know the supply and demand conditions

May 4, 2000 - Industry News

Comdata Acquires Cash Card Company

Comdata has acquired Stored Value Systems, a former subsidiary of National City Corp. Comdata acquired a majority interest in SVS in March of 1999, with the option to purchase the remainder of the company at a

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