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April 12, 2000 - Industry News

Southeastern Freight Lines Upgrades Dispatch

LTL carrier Southeastern Freight Lines, Inc., has purchased OptiSchedule, a strategic decision-support system from Logistics.com. The fleet worked with Logistics.com during an 18-month period to develop the OptiSchedule system, said to create efficient linehaul driver schedules

April 12, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo Canada Sponsors Technician Apprentice Program

Volvo Trucks Canada and Centennial College are officially launching an unusual modified apprenticeship program today designed to help alleviate the shortage of qualified heavy-truck technicians in Canada

April 11, 2000 - Industry News

HighwayMaster Reinvents Itself

Say goodbye to HighwayMaster. Say hello to @Track, pronounced “at-track.” HighwayMaster Communications, Inc., of Richardson, TX, has changed its name to @Track Communications, Inc

April 11, 2000 - Industry News

International Reveals High-Tech Diesels

International's Engine Group recently revealed its strategy to get over the next two emissions hurdles to analysts and press at its Melrose Park, IL, headquarters. It includes digital valve technology and camless diesels. The first new engine will be launched in 2001, a high-speed, new technology 4.5-liter V6 diesel designed to complement the company's high-volume V8, the 7.3-liter T444E. A new 6.0-liter V8 will ultimately replace today’s 7.3 – probably in the 2004 timeframe

April 11, 2000 - Industry News

CF Deploys 2-Way Paging

LTL giant Consolidated Freightways Corp., Menlo Park, CA, will deploy more than 2,000 pagers for drivers to use on the WebLink Wireless national wireless network. According to a WebLink spokeswoman, CF will deploy approximately 1,200 Motorola

April 11, 2000 - Industry News

DAT Launches LaneMakers

DAT Services, Portland, OR, will now help customers analyze freight lanes and contact individuals responsible for specific freight movements on the DAT system

April 11, 2000 - Industry News

Fleet To Pay Big For California Gas Spill

Cox Petroleum will have to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in clean-up costs after one of its tankers crashed on California's Ventura Freeway and spilled about 6,000 gallons of gasoline into the ocean

April 11, 2000 - Industry News

New Border Crossing To Open In Laredo

The newest border crossing in Laredo, TX, opens this weekend and will keep trucks out of the downtown area

April 11, 2000 - Industry News

Peterbilt Program Trains New Technicians

Peterbilt's Specialized Training Service Program is getting ready to graduate its fourth class, making a total of 26 new technicians for Peterbilt dealers

April 11, 2000 - Industry News

Biodiesel Supporters Haven't Given Up

Boosters of biodiesel believe the fuel can still have a role powering future heavy duty trucks. Made from soybeans and other agricultural products, or even recycled cooking oil, the fuel has been touted by farmers and

April 10, 2000 - Industry News

ADP Enhances Dealer Management System

ADP Dealer Services has made a number of additions and enhancements to its Elite dealer management system

April 10, 2000 - Industry News

Gustafson: 'Constellations' Are The Future

Problems such as a glut of used trucks are merely speed bumps for truck dealers, who need to make sure they use technology and other springboards to be successful in the future, said Marc Gustafson, president and CEO of Volvo Trucks North America, during his keynote speech at the American Truck Dealers' annual meeting in San Antonio last weekend

April 10, 2000 - Industry News

Former ATA Staffer Launching New Security Group

The Transportation Loss Prevention and Security Council of the American Trucking Assns. will soon have some potent new competition headed up by its own former executive director, Gail Toth, who recently resigned from the ATA.

April 10, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo/Renault Close to Truck Alliance

The European press is reporting that Sweden's AB Volvo and France's Renault could announce an alliance within the next couple of weeks.

April 10, 2000 - Industry News

E-Commerce: Shippers Are a Step Ahead of Carriers

Shippers say carriers aren't satisfying their e-commerce needs and will need to improve if they are to survive in the New Economy, according to a recently released study by New York-based KPMG Consulting Inc. The study, which

April 10, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Puts Vegas Local Under Trusteeship

The Teamsters union has put Local 631 in Las Vegas under emergency trusteeship

April 10, 2000 - Industry News

ATD Offers Truck Values on PC

The American Truck Dealers Division of the National Automobile Dealers Assn. and the NADA Official Used Car Guide Co. are offering new Windows-based valuation software for stand-alone PCs

April 9, 2000 - Industry News

Arrow Truck Sales Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Arrow Truck Sales, Kansas City, MO, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year

April 9, 2000 - Industry News

Coles Is Dealer Of Year

James E. Coles, president of Western Peterbilt Inc., Seattle, WA, has been named national Truck Dealer of the Year 2000. The annual award, co-sponsored by the American Truck Dealers and Heavy Duty Trucking magazine, is given for excellence in business, industry contributions and community leadership

April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Speedco and Chevron Partner

Speedco Truck Lube has signed an agreement with Chevron Lubricants to supply Delo 400 motor to its quick lube locations. Speedco has 28 locations and eventually plans to open 50 to 75 service centers along most major

April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Bendix Improves Web Site

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, Elyria, OH, has improved its Web site, bendix.com to make it easier to access Bendix information. The site has been redesigned to include features such as warranty claims and status, troubleshooting information

April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Port Truckers Claim Victory in Investigation

Those trying to win union representation for truckers hauling containers at the nation's ports are claiming an important victory following the Federal Trade Commission's conclusion of an investigation into their organizing activities. Eric Fink, one of the attorneys who has been representing the truckers during the investigation, says he received a phone message last week from the FTC that they have concluded their investigation and decided not to take any enforcement action

April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters-Overnite Talks Going Nowhere

Contract negotiations between Overnite Transportation and the Teamsters union resumed last week, but the union accused the less-than-truckload company of stonewalling

April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Tensions Grow In Teamsters/AWG Conflict

A southern Missouri town has canceled an Easter egg hunt and Oklahoma workers are being replaced after staying home in a sympathy strike as the Teamsters union continues to picket Associated Wholesale Grocers facilities in Springfield, MO, and Kansas City, KS

April 7, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler Considering Freightliner Pickup

DaimlerChrysler AG is reportedly exploring development of Class 4-type pickup to be sold under the Freightliner nameplate. According to Stark's News Service the company is considering a broad strategy for its Dodge Ram pickups with two platforms

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