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June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Fedex, UPS Seek Internet Business

The battle for Internet-generated delivery business heated up with the announcement that FedEx Corp. will help small businesses set up sales sites on the Internet

June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Hookup.com Debuts on Web

Hook Up Inc., a driveaway company based in Joplin, Mo., announced the launch of Hookup.com, an Internet venture providing services to motor carriers, dealers, fleets, manufacturers, owner-operators and drivers. Hookup.com offers online truck and trailer parts auctions,

June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Car Carriers to Get Web Marketplace

An Internet startup company called Vehiclocity (www.vehiclocity.com) will provide an online marketplace to link automobile shippers with car carriers

June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Transportal Announces "Virtual Fleet" Charter Members

Transportal Network, Atlanta, (www.transportalnetwork.com), has announced the first 26 fleets to sign up for the Internet-based service, which offers business-side and operational benefits for members

June 14, 2000 - Industry News

Qualcomm Goes After Metro, LTL Markets

After serving the long-haul truckload industry with satellite tracking and communications for over a decade, Qualcomm is rolling out a lower-cost system for fleets serving metropolitan areas

June 14, 2000 - Industry News

Pilot Opens Travel Center in Milford, Conn.

Pilot Corporation has announced the opening of a new travel center in Milford, Conn., located off I-95 at exit 40

June 14, 2000 - Industry News

Navistar To Lay Off Another 400 Workers

Navistar International says it will layoff approximately 400 employees at its Chatham, Ontario, assembly plant next month

June 14, 2000 - Industry News

Ryder Launches Used Truck Web Site

Ryder System, Inc., Miami, Fla., has launched a new Internet used site at www.usedtrucks.ryder.com. The site allows search of Ryder's extensive used truck inventory by kind of equipment and location. At the site, potential buyers will find

June 13, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Board to Vote on ATA Support

The Truckload Carriers Assn., having decided not to integrate with the American Trucking Associations, is now trying to decide whether and how to offer support to ATA

June 13, 2000 - Industry News

LA Area Public Fleets May Have to Give Up Diesel

Public fleets in Southern California may have to stop buying diesel-powered vehicles if proposed smog-control rules are approved

June 12, 2000 - Industry News

Woman to Head SC Trucker's Organization

For the first time in 68 years, a woman will be holding the top job at South Carolina’s trucking industry trade group

June 12, 2000 - Industry News

Morgan Opens Distribution Center

The Parts and Service Division of Morgan Corporation, a truck van body manufacturer, has opened a new distribution center in Morgantown, Pa

June 12, 2000 - Industry News

McLeod Offers Terion Interface

Tom McLeod Software Corp., Birmingham, Ala., has introduced a new interface to integrate its LoadMaster truckload software with the Terion mobile communications system

June 12, 2000 - Industry News

How Friendly Is Your Freight?

When turnover costs are considered, driver-unfriendly freight is the least profitable freight a carrier hauls and is the main reason to reduce this type of freight. Although we cannot prove it statistically, there is evidence to

June 11, 2000 - Industry News

Court Hears Overnite Appeal of NLRB Ruling

Both Overnite Transportation and the Teamsters Union say they were pleased at how a hearing went last week in Overnite's appeal of a National Labor Relations Board ruling

June 9, 2000 - Industry News

New Plant Gives Rodi a Jumpstart on Engine Development

Rodi Power Systems Inc., a Puyallup, Wash., company that has been working to develop a new truck engine, has recently acquired a manufacturing plant in Abbeville, L

June 9, 2000 - Industry News

EPA to Hold Hearings on Emissions Proposal

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold five public hearings on proposed new emissions regulations including tougher requirements for diesel engines

June 9, 2000 - Industry News

One-Stop Load Posting Debuts

Now you can post the same load on a number of load-matching sites with just one time-saving stop on the Internet

June 9, 2000 - Industry News

Western Star Delay Causes Dina Cutback

Mexico's Consorcio G. Grupo Dina says a request by Western Star to delay delivery of some 140 trucks will force it to "significantly" cut production at its Hidalgo plant

June 8, 2000 - Industry News

Sterling Schedules One Week Shutdown

The Sterling Truck plant in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada, will shut down the first week in July.

June 8, 2000 - Industry News

Isuzu Truck Sales Continue to Climb

American Isuzu Motors Inc. says commerical vehicle retail sales last month represented its second best May in history

June 8, 2000 - Industry News

Great Dane Announces Canadian Expansion

Great Dane Trailers, Savannah, Ga., plans to build a 300,000-square-foot production operation in Quinte West, located in eastern Ontario, Canada

June 8, 2000 - Industry News

ATA Proposes to Drop Mandatory Dues as Condition for TMC Membership

Members of The Maintenance Council yesterday learned that the American Trucking Associations will likely drop the controversial mandatory membership in ATA in order to be a member of TMC. During the Town Meeting at The Maintenance Council's

June 7, 2000 - Industry News

Overnite NLRB Appeal In Court

Overnite Transportation's appeal of a National Labor Relations Board decision goes before the U.S. Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., today

June 7, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Uphold Philadelphia Local Trusteeship

Teamsters President James P. Hoffa has upheld the decision to place Philadelphia's Local 115 in trusteeship, ousting controversial and long-time Local leader John Morris

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