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January 9, 2000 - Industry News

CTA Expands Safety Seminars

The California Trucking Assn. is expanding its safety seminar program for trucking companies

January 7, 2000 - Industry News

No Resolution In Ouster Of Philadelphia Teamsters Leader

Three days of hearings last week did not result in a decision on whether Philadelphia controversial Teamsters Local 115 leader John Morris would remain in control of the local he founded more than 30 years ago

January 7, 2000 - Industry News

Freight Auction Juggernaut

Look out. Here comes another trucking services auction. is accepting applications from shippers and carriers at its web site,, and expects to begin operations this month. The intention, according to an press release, is

January 7, 2000 - Industry News

The Race For B2B Freight

Truckers who want a piece of the B2B Internet action are getting behind the "ship now" button. B2B, which stands for Business-to-Business, once referred to Yellow Pages for businesses serving other businesses rather than consumers. Now B2B

January 7, 2000 - Industry News

Trucks on the Cutting Edge

The trucking industry did well in a top computer magazine's ratings of the most technology-savvy companies in America

January 6, 2000 - Industry News

French Truckers Threaten Blockade

French truckers are threatening to blockade borders and ports starting at 8 a.m. Monday to protest high diesel prices and working hours

January 6, 2000 - Industry News

Oklahoma City Approves Williams Travel Center

The Oklahoma City Council has approved zoning for a fourth truckstop at Interstate 40 and Morgan Road

January 6, 2000 - Industry News

American Freightways Changes Web Site To

American Freightways has changed its web site address to following the purchase of that domain name

January 6, 2000 - Industry News

Goodyear Integrates European Truck Tire Production with Dunlop Joint Venture

Goodyear Tire & Rubber says it will integrate European commercial truck tire and mold production within the recently completed joint venture with Sumitomo Rubber Industries. The global alliance gives Goodyear control of SRI's Dunlop tire operations in North America and Europe

January 5, 2000 - Industry News

Feds to Regulate Transponders

Government regulators don't want truck windshields filled with electronic gizmos. So the Federal Highway Administration has taken the first step toward standardizing the electronic devices showing up on more and more commercial vehicles

January 5, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler '99 sales rise; Freightliner sales up 50%

Riding a surge of commercial vehicle sales from its Freightliner Corp. heavy-truck group, DaimlerChrysler AG reported a 12% rise in car and truck revenues in 1999

January 5, 2000 - Industry News

Raley's Buys Low-Emission Prototype

Canadian company Westport Innovations Inc. of Vancouver, British Columbia, announced that the first U.S. customer for its low-emissions fuel system for heavy-duty trucks is Raley's of West Sacramento, California, a 149-store supermarket chain

January 4, 2000 - Industry News

Crazy Things Companies Do

During a recent seminar on recruiting and retaining drivers, Markinetics/Fleet Solutions Alliance offered some "crazy things companies do." Here's a sampling: 1. CEOs have determined that capacity development is their number one issue, but they do not

January 4, 2000 - Industry News

Allison to Build New Parts Center

Allison Transmission Div. of General Motors will build a new parts distribution center on a 27-acre site south of the Indianapolis International Airport

January 4, 2000 - Industry News

Comdata Sells SuperDriver

Comdata is selling its audiotape trucking magazine, SuperDriver, to J. Stein Publishers, Inc. of Nashville, TN

January 4, 2000 - Industry News

Navistar Could Lay Off Workers

Navistar International is looking at possibly laying off some of its truck assembly plant workers in Chatham, Ontario

January 4, 2000 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel Signs Agreement

Detroit Diesel has signed an agreement with SDC International that will help SDC with its planned acquisition and revitalization of the Czech heavy-duty truck manufacturer Tatra

January 3, 2000 - Industry News

National Commerce Bancorp Buys FleetOne

National Commerce Bancorporation has purchased FleetOne from Mapco Inc

January 3, 2000 - Industry News

Appeals Court Stays Morris Reinstatement

A federal appeals court has delayed the reinstatement of Philadelphia Teamster union local chief John Morris

January 3, 2000 - Industry News

Bradley Meets With Striking Teamsters

Democratic Presidential candidate Bill Bradley last week met with Teamsters picketing Overnite Transportation in New Jersey

January 3, 2000 - Industry News

ATA Names Costello Chief Economist

The American Trucking Assns. has promoted Robert Costello to Chief Economist

January 3, 2000 - Industry News

North Carolina Offers New Traffic Site

A new North Carolina web site will offer real-time video images of high-traffic portions of Interstate 40

January 2, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliners Recalled For Possible Wheel Separation

Several Freightliner models from 1998 and 1999 have been recalled for correction of a problem that can lead to wheel separation

December 30, 1999 - Industry News

Phoenix Truckstop Owner Expands

The owner of Danny's Family Truck Wash and Service Center in Phoenix is building a second location

December 29, 1999 - Industry News

Judge Restores Ousted Leader Of Teamster Local

A U.S. District judge has restored John P. Morris to his job as secretary-treasurer of Philadelphia Teamsters Local 115 after Morris was ousted by Teamsters President James P. Hoffa Nov. 15


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