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July 7, 2000 - Industry News

California Overtime Exemption Remains Intact

Trucking companies in California breathed a sigh of relief on July 1, when a deadline passed without authorities changing trucking’s exemption from state work rules that would require overtime pay to drivers after an eight hour work day

July 7, 2000 - Industry News

Cummins Ranked Among the Best Places for Minorities

Cummins Engine Coo, Columbus, Ind., has been ranked number 47 on Fortune magazine's list of the 50 best companies for minorities

July 7, 2000 - Industry News

Truck Traffic Could Be a Problem for Washington Park

A possible way to make Intermodal truck traffic in one Washington city flow more smoothly has city officials and residents at odds over the future of a small park

July 7, 2000 - Industry News

Arvin and Meritor Shareholders Approve Merger

By the end of the day, Arvin and Meritor are expected to become one company. At special meetings yesterday, shareholders of Arvin Industries, Columbus, Ind., and Meritor Automotive, Troy, Mich., approved the merger of the two companies

July 7, 2000 - Industry News

Truckers B2B and NTE Create Internet Contender

Truckers B2B, the largest buying co-op on the Internet, has linked up with National Transportation Exchange (NTE), the first electronic freight matching marketplace

July 6, 2000 - Industry News

Bering Remains Distributor for Hyundai Trucks in U.S.

In contrast to some recent reports that Hyundai commercial vehicles would be distributed in the United States by Freightliner and Sterling, Bering says it will remain the exclusive distributor of the products

July 5, 2000 - Industry News

NLGI Announces Grease Education Course

The National Lubricating Grease Institute has announced its Grease Education Course will be held on October 30 and 31 in conjunction with its annual meeting in Asheville, N.C

July 5, 2000 - Industry News

Transportation.com Debuts

Transportation.com (www.transportation.com) has launched the Internet-based freight exchange it calls Premier Online Transportation Marketplace

July 5, 2000 - Industry News

Monon Lays Off 400 Employees

At least 100 HPA Monon employees have been laid off due to slow demand blamed on high gasoline prices. As many as 400 workers employed by the Monon, Ind.-based trailer manufacturer have received pink slips, union officials told the Associated Press

July 5, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Members Agree To Give ATA $500,000 To Fight Hours Of Service

The membership of the Truckload Carriers Assn. last week agreed to a proposal to allocate $500,000 to the American Trucking Assns. to help fight the Department of Transportation's hours of service proposal. The TCA board decided earlier to reject an already deficit budget in order to build in financial support for ATA to battle the proposed hours of service changes. The proposal was faxed to the entire membership for approval by a June 30 deadline

July 4, 2000 - Industry News

NATSO: Privatized Rest Stops Not the Answer

Editor's Note: NATSO, the organization representing truckstops, took issue with some of our coverage of the National Transportation Safety Board's hearing on truck parking earlier this year. We invited them to share their position on

July 2, 2000 - Industry News

Teamster/Overnite Dispute Heats Up

The ongoing labor dispute between Overnite Transportation and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters has been heating up, thanks to court rulings and injunctions

June 30, 2000 - Industry News

TravelCenters Loses Out in Texas

The City Council of Rockwall, Texas, has rejected a zoning request by TravelCenters of America that would allow them to rebuild a truckstop and could possibly have ended an ongoing federal lawsuit

June 29, 2000 - Industry News

ARINC Offers Smaller Fleets Dual-Mode Messaging

ARINC Inc. has introduced a new dual-mode information service, incorporating wireless communication technology with portable paging and two-way messaging

June 29, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Announces Scholarship Recipients

The Truckload Carriers Association has announced the recipients of TCA scholarships for the 2000/2001 school year

June 28, 2000 - Industry News

Bill to Tighten Drug Testing in California Dies in Committee

A bill that would have made it harder for truckers that test positive for drugs to keep working failed to generate enough votes to pass a key committee in the California state Senate

June 27, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler/Hyundai Deal Puts Pressure on Mitsubishi/Volvo

Mitsubishi Motors continues to insist that its truck union with Volvo is not in jeopardy, but DaimlerChrysler's recent announcment that it will partner with Hyundai has reportedly increased pressure on its fragile three-way relationship

June 27, 2000 - Industry News

YMAC: Logistics.com Wild Card

YMAC is shorthand for You Might Also Consider. The term describes carriers that Logistics.com suggests to shippers seeking bids on its transportation spot markets

June 27, 2000 - Industry News

Merger Creates Major Internet Contender

Logistics.com has merged with QuoteShip.com to create a formidable Internet transportation marketplace

June 26, 2000 - Industry News

International Finds Partner To Sell Used Trucks Online

eSASA Corp., a full-service, multilingual e-marketplace has partnered with International Truck and Engine Corp. in the global e-commerce sales of International used truck inventory.

June 26, 2000 - Industry News

EPA Hearing On Diesel Proposal in LA Today

The Environmental Protection Agency's series of public hearings on its diesel emissions proposal moves to Los Angeles today

June 26, 2000 - Industry News

Western Star Merger Wouldn't Hurt Dina Deal

The 10-year deal between Western Star and Consorcio G. Grupo Dina would likely continue even if the Canadian-based truck builder merges with another company, says Dina

June 26, 2000 - Industry News

Navistar Bullish About 2001 Despite Possible Drop in Demand

Despite a possible 20% drop in truck and bus demand in the year 2001, Navistar International is optimistic about its own future

June 26, 2000 - Industry News

Traveling Smog Regs Hit Roadblock

A plan to reduce air pollution that drifts from the Midwest to the Northeast will soon be put into effect

June 26, 2000 - Industry News

Microanalytics Offers SimChain

Microanalytics (www.bestroutes.com) of Arlington, VA, is now offering SimChain supply chain simulation software

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