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June 6, 2000 - Industry News

Sleepers Have Negligible Impact on Used Truck Values

The top indicators of the value of used aerodynamic highway sleeper tractors are mileage, model year and engine horsepower

June 6, 2000 - Industry News

Canadian HOS Proposal Under Fire

A proposal that would allow truckers in Canada to drive 14 hours a day is being heavily opposed by a union representing 30,000 truck driver

June 6, 2000 - Industry News

Western Star Cuts Production

Western Star Trucks is reportedly cutting production at its Canadian Kelowna, British Columbia, plant from 25 to 20 trucks a day and will reduce its workforce by 200

June 5, 2000 - Industry News

Colorado Cuts Taxes, Fleets Get A Break

Commercial truck fleets in Colorado will get a tax break and a reduction in registration fees, thanks to a bill recently signed into la

June 5, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters, Overnite Resume Negotiations

The Teamsters union and Overnite Transportation are scheduled to resume contract negotiations today in Chicago. The three-day session is expected to focus on grievance procedures and other changes in operations. The last session was May 16-17, in which tentative agreement was reached on some change of operations language regarding seniority rights. When asked if the two sides are really making any progress toward a contract, both sides used the same term to describe negotiations: snail

June 5, 2000 - Industry News

Dart Links with iLink Global

A major provider of e-commerce logistics has joined forces with a major trucking fleet to provide integrated transportation services for Internet businesses

June 5, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler & Hyundai May Team Up

DaimlerChrysler and Hyundai Motor are reportedly negotiating a joint venture to build commercial vehicles

June 5, 2000 - Industry News

Truckomat Now Open In Indianapolis

Truckomat Inc., Walcott, IA, recently opened a new truck wash facility in Indianapolis at the I-465 Exit 4 interchange

June 5, 2000 - Industry News

Kansas, Missouri Teamsters Approve AWG Contract

After being locked out of their jobs for two months, truckers and warehouse workers for Associated Wholesale Grocers in Missouri and Kansaas are going back to work

June 5, 2000 - Industry News

Load Matching South of the Border

Internet load matching has come to Mexico

June 3, 2000 - Industry News

Extensive Training Offered by DuPont

DuPont Automotive Finishes will offer an extensive schedule of training classes for the auto body repair industry throughout the rest of the year

June 2, 2000 - Industry News

Teamster President Talks of Victories, Future Challenges

In a recent speech at the National Press Club's Luncheon, International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President, James P. Hoffa, spoke of significant Teamster victories that occurred during the first year of his administration

June 2, 2000 - Industry News

Toxic Spill Shuts Down Truck Stop, Delays Drivers

A chemical leak from a tractor-trailer caused the evacuation of a Slidell, La., truck stop last week, stranding nearly two dozen drivers for four hours

June 2, 2000 - Industry News

Houston Port Truckers Call Off Shutdown

Teamsters Local 988 in Houston last week called off a planned organizing rally of port truckers after 16 trucking companies filed suit

June 2, 2000 - Industry News

Coca-Cola Strike Could Cause Shortage

Around 700 Teamsters who deliver Coke and other soft drinks throughout Northern New Jersey went on strike earlier this week after rejecting a contract offer, causing potential shortages of the popular drinks

June 2, 2000 - Industry News

Mitsubishi To Put a Wall Between DaimlerChrysler and Volvo

Mitusibishi Motors' will build a wall between its car and truck units in order to prevent conflicts between DaimlerChrysler and Volvo, reports Reuters

June 2, 2000 - Industry News

NNU Bringing Internet to Truckstops

NetNearU Corp. of College Station, Tex., has announced an agreement with Bell Atlantic that may put more NetNearU (NNU) Internet kiosks in truck stops

June 1, 2000 - Industry News

TravelCenters of America Sold To Investment Group

Truck stop chain TravelCenters of America is being purchased by investment firm Oak Hill Capital Partners in a deal worth $731 million. Oak Hill, founded by Robert Bass in April 1999, said it hopes to close the deal in the third quarter

June 1, 2000 - Industry News

Overnite Case Headed to Appeals Court

Attorneys for the National Labor Relations Board and the Teamsters Union will present oral arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., next Thursday, June 8, in support of a decision against Overnite Transportation

June 1, 2000 - Industry News

Australian Truckers Continue Blockade, Transport Minister Appeals

Australian truck drivers are continuing to blockade the New South Wales-Victoria border town of Albury-Wodonga in a protest over low freight rates, late payments, and rising crude oil prices, despite appeals from a leading union official to stop

June 1, 2000 - Industry News

TruckersB2B.com to Sell Strick Trailers

Celadon subsidiary, TruckersB2B.com, has signed an agreement with Strick Manufacturing, to offer new 53-foot air ride and spring ride van trailers online

May 31, 2000 - Industry News

Border Accident Prompts Calls for Faster Entry

A fatal truck crash at the Canadian border renewed complaints about the traffic tie-ups that idle trucks for miles as they wait for entry into the United States

May 31, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo Says New Asian Factory Will Boost Sales

Volvo says its new production facility in Thailand will enable the company to drop the prices of its trucks in the Asian market by as much as 25 percent

May 31, 2000 - Industry News

DAT Partners Not Mobile

We recently announced that DAT Services of Portland, Ore., was partnering with Sybergen Networks of Fremont, Calif., to provide mobile access to load information. This was incorrect.

May 31, 2000 - Industry News

Saia Lays Off 300 Employees

Saia Motor Freight Inc., Duluth, Ga., recently announced that the company would be initiating a layoff impacting 300 positions

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