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July 18, 2000 - Industry News

Eaton Improves Manufacturing Process with eMatrix

Eaton Truck Components Operation, Galeburg, Mich., has deployed MatrixOne's eMatrix data management system to help improve its manufacturing processes at four sites

July 18, 2000 - Industry News

Bekins.com Goes Live

The Bekins Company, a transportation, distribution, and relocation services company based in Hillside, Ill., has launched a corporate web site, Bekins.com, which is a centralized on-line information center providing access to its entire family of Operating Companies and services

July 17, 2000 - Industry News

Overnite, Teamsters Back in Court Today

Overnite Transportation, Richmond, Va., is back on court today, defending itself against National Labor Relations Board charges that it targeted and terminated Teamsters supporters at its terminal in Memphis, Tenn

July 17, 2000 - Industry News

Trucker Blockade Avoided Down Under

The threat of a possible blockade of Australia’s highways by the country’s truckers has been averted

July 17, 2000 - Industry News

New KW Dealership to Open in Ottawa

Tandet Kenworth will strengthen its Eastern Ontario position next month when it opens a new truck dealership in Ottawa

July 17, 2000 - Industry News

FleetScape.com Falters at Starting Gate

FleetScape.com, the electronic marketplace for truck parts, has shut down without ever actually opening for business. The Fleetscape.com web site is no longer available, no one answers the phone and, according to a web industry publication, nine full-time employees are out of work

July 14, 2000 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Supports Junior Achievement

ArvinMeritor Inc. is helping more than 5,000 students in southeastern Michigan learn about free enterprise, business and economics through its title sponsorship of the ArvinMeritor/Junior Achievement 2000 Golf Classic

July 14, 2000 - Industry News

Transplace.com Opens For Business

The result of a logistics conversion of six trucking powerhouses is officially operating as business as usual

July 14, 2000 - Industry News

California Agency Calls for Diesel Soot Traps

California state regulators last week released a plan to force owners of diesel-powered tractors, bulldozers, big rigs, school buses and other vehicles to install soot-catching equipment at costs that could total up to thousands of dollars per vehicle

July 14, 2000 - Industry News

Cummins Profits Up Despite Heavy Truck Downturn

Cummins Engine Co. reported profits of $61 million for second quarter 2000, a 5% increase over the same period a year ago

July 13, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner Surveys Women Drivers

Freightliner was picking the brains of female drivers at the Walcott Truckers Jamboree this week at the Iowa 80 truckstop in Walcott, Iowa

July 13, 2000 - Industry News

Debates Continues in Canada Over HOS, Black Boxes

Possible changes to hours of service regulations are just as contentious north of the border as they are in the United States

July 13, 2000 - Industry News

LoadSource Puts Loads on Internet Cell Phones

A Tennessee-based load-matching service has become the first to offer load searches on Internet-enabled mobile phones

July 13, 2000 - Industry News

New ArvinMeritor Sets Sights on Accelerated Growth

With the ink barely dry on its "merger of equals" agreement, newly created ArvinMeritor Inc. has served notice it intends to double in size within the next five years to become one of the top five "tier one" component suppliers to the automotive industry

July 12, 2000 - Industry News

Concerts, Driver Appreciation Day Celebrate Jubitz Renovation

Portland, Oregon's Jubitz Truck Stop is celebrating the completion of its multi-million dollar renovation with a concert series and special day for drivers

July 12, 2000 - Industry News

Aussie Truckers Threaten Blockade

Major Australian highways could be in trouble this weekend with the Truck Owner-Drivers Association threatening a national blockade

July 12, 2000 - Industry News

NPTC Downsizing to Cut Expenses

John McQuaid, president and CEO of the National Private Truck Council, has announced that his organization is making several major changes to reduce expenses since the organization is currently running about $300,000 in the red

July 12, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Election Cancelled in Syracuse

Overnite Transportation Company, Richmond, Va., announced yesterday that the Teamsters union withdrew from a representative election scheduled for today at the company’s Syracuse, N.Y., Service Center

July 12, 2000 - Industry News

DAT Moves to Kiosks and Internet

DAT Services of Portland, Ore., is poised for a major business move onto the Internet. DAT, the oldest and largest load-matching service in North America, is working with DRIVERNet of Kansas City, Mo., to make the extensive DAT load-matching database widely available online. The DAT-DRIVERNet partnership kicked off June 30 when DAT loads became available for interactive search at DRIVERNet kiosks at more than 400 truckstops

July 12, 2000 - Industry News

Florida Trucking School Loses Out Again

A Florida truck driver training school involved in a bribery scandal has lost a bid to continue operating under new management

July 12, 2000 - Industry News

eflatbed.com Partners With Two Major B2B Startups

eflatbed.com, the specialized Internet marketplace for flatbed truck transportation, has announced partnerships with two B2B Internet markets set to begin operations soon

July 11, 2000 - Industry News

Atlanta: A Trucking Powerhouse

Anyone who's experienced traffic in Atlanta won't be surprised to learn that the city is a trucking powerhouse. A recent article in the Atlanta Journal and Constitution focused on trucking and how cargo is moved throughout the

July 11, 2000 - Industry News

PTDI Transition Committee Gets to Work

The Professional Truck Driver Institute's Transition Committee held its first meeting recently in Dallas. The committee's job is to look into changing PTDI from an organization managed by the Truckload Carriers Assn. to one that is totally independent

July 11, 2000 - Industry News

GoLogistics Brokers LTL Online with Paccar Backing

Paccar.com, the e-commerce arm of Paccar Inc., makers of Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks, has announced an equity investment in GoLogistics, Inc., of Plymouth, Mass. GoLogistics is currently running live tests of an Internet-based market for LTL shipments

July 10, 2000 - Industry News

Peterbilt Training Program Featured on TNN

Peterbilt's Specialized Training Service Program was highlighted last month on The Nashville Network during a segment on the network's half-hour television show "Trucks!

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