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August 15, 2000 - Industry News

Driver Wages Rise Despite Fuel Price Spike

Despite high fuel costs, 22% of the fleets in SignPost Inc.'s summer survey raised driver wages and benefits

August 15, 2000 - Industry News

Navistar to Cut White-Collar Jobs

Navistar International, despite meeting analyst expectation for the 10th quarter in a row, says it will eliminate approximately 1,100 white-collar jobs because of the long-anticipated sharp drop in new truck demand

August 14, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner to Cut Output, Predicts 25% Drop in Sales

Freightliner yesterday announced plans to reduce production rates and lay off nearly 4,000 people at its U.S. and Canadian truck and parts manufacturing plants. The move was made in response to the company's expectations that heavy-duty

August 14, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Picket St. Louis Construction Sites

Several hundred striking Teamster truckers began picketing major construction sites Monday, shutting down work on schools, offices, bridges, stores, housing, parking lots and garages around the St. Louis area, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Teamsters Local

August 14, 2000 - Industry News

ATA Responds to DOT Attack on HOS

The American Trucking Associations last week responded swiftly and vehemently to a press release from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that attacked trucking interests for trying to stop the hours of service rulemaking process

August 14, 2000 - Industry News

Overweight Exemption Gives Farmers a Break in Nebraska

Farmers trucking through Nebraska will be able to exceed their maximum legal weight during the harvest season, thanks to a bill passed during the last session of the state legislature

August 14, 2000 - Industry News

More Members Buying Fuel Through TruckersB2B

Celadon Group's TruckersB2B subsidiary announced that the number of trucking companies using its discount fuel network increased over 40% in July compared to June

August 11, 2000 - Industry News

Working With IT Vendors

Bringing in help on the computer front? You should be interested in an article called "7 Steps to Winning When Integrating New Systems," which appeared in Outbound, a quarterly publication from TMW Systems, the trucking software

August 11, 2000 - Industry News

EPA Issues Redraft of Diesel Exhaust Assessment

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has asked for public comment on the Science Advisory Board’s latest review draft of the Health Assessment Document of Diesel Exhaust

August 10, 2000 - Industry News

UAW Endorses Gore; Are Teamsters Next?

The Teamsters is the last major labor union to not endorse a presidential candidate, now that the United Auto Workers has endorsed Al Gore

August 10, 2000 - Industry News

Biggest, Baddest, Beefiest

Driving to the Northwest has always been a special pleasure for me and my girl Shirl. I know people who have lived all of their lives in flat places like Florida and Nebraska and never saw

August 10, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Names New President

The Truckload Carriers Association has named Robert A. Hirsch as the organization's new president, replacing Lana Batts, who resigned in March.

August 10, 2000 - Industry News

Truckstop Restaurant Wins Service Award

The Wendy's restaurant located inside an Oak Grove, Mo.-based truckstop on I-70 and Exit 28 has been honored for excellent service

August 10, 2000 - Industry News

California Diesel Plan Meeting Today

The California Air Resources Board has drafted a plan that would require every diesel engine in the state to get a soot trap, with costs that could equal about $1,900 to $9,500 per truck. A public meeting today from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time at the Sacramento Convention Center will give the public a chance to comment on the proposal

August 9, 2000 - Industry News

Con-Way Puts Customer Reports Online

Con-Way Transportation Services, Ann Arbor, Mich., has made changes to its web site, located at www.con-way.com, including the addition of two new customer reports

August 9, 2000 - Industry News

Overnite Employee Says He Was Offered Bounty Money

The Teamsters union has uncovered another Overnite worker who claims the company bribed employees to blame the union for property damage

August 9, 2000 - Industry News

Peterbilt Celebrates 20 Years in Denton

Peterbilt Motors Co. celebrated its Denton manufacturing facility's 20th anniversary in Denton, Texas, Monday

August 9, 2000 - Industry News

New Jersey Truckstop Offers Absentee Voting Info

It's hard for truckers to make sure they're home on election day, so a New Jersey truckstop is helping out by providing absentee voting information online

August 8, 2000 - Industry News

ADS Announces Fall TechCert Exams

The Association of Diesel Specialists has scheduled the Fall 2000 TechCert examinations for its program of voluntary certification for diesel technicians

August 8, 2000 - Industry News

Web Site Focuses on Tire Debris

A new web site is devoted to tire debris on the nation’s highways -- often known as "gators.

August 8, 2000 - Industry News

Truckers Can Use Cell Phones to Find Freight On the Web

LoadSource and AlertWire have joined forces to offer nationwide freight locating service designed for web-enabled cellular phones

August 8, 2000 - Industry News

Transplace.com Chooses Companies to Operate E-Marketplace

Transplace.com, the Internet-based global logistics alliance formed by six of the country's largest trucking companies, announced it has chosen Ariba and IBM to create and operate what it says will be one of the world's largest transportation e-marketplaces

August 8, 2000 - Industry News

Struggling With Retention Issues

The trucking industry isn't the only one that's struggling with an employee turnover problem. Recent research by a global management consulting firm shows that employee turnover replacement costs have reduced earnings and stock prices by an

August 7, 2000 - Industry News

Aussie Trucker Tells of Long Hours and Bogus Logs

The latest hearings in the inquiry into the state of the Australian long-haul trucking industry featured a driver's allegations that his employer kept a separate set of bogus log books while forcing him to drive for days on end without sleep

August 7, 2000 - Industry News

GM Layoff Affects 900

Slow sales in the medium-duty commercial truck market is putting about 900 General Motors workers out of work for about three weeks, according to the Madison Capital Times

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