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January 5, 2000 - Industry News

Raley's Buys Low-Emission Prototype

Canadian company Westport Innovations Inc. of Vancouver, British Columbia, announced that the first U.S. customer for its low-emissions fuel system for heavy-duty trucks is Raley's of West Sacramento, California, a 149-store supermarket chain

January 4, 2000 - Industry News

Crazy Things Companies Do

During a recent seminar on recruiting and retaining drivers, Markinetics/Fleet Solutions Alliance offered some "crazy things companies do." Here's a sampling: 1. CEOs have determined that capacity development is their number one issue, but they do not

January 4, 2000 - Industry News

Allison to Build New Parts Center

Allison Transmission Div. of General Motors will build a new parts distribution center on a 27-acre site south of the Indianapolis International Airport

January 4, 2000 - Industry News

Comdata Sells SuperDriver

Comdata is selling its audiotape trucking magazine, SuperDriver, to J. Stein Publishers, Inc. of Nashville, TN

January 4, 2000 - Industry News

Navistar Could Lay Off Workers

Navistar International is looking at possibly laying off some of its truck assembly plant workers in Chatham, Ontario

January 4, 2000 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel Signs Agreement

Detroit Diesel has signed an agreement with SDC International that will help SDC with its planned acquisition and revitalization of the Czech heavy-duty truck manufacturer Tatra

January 3, 2000 - Industry News

National Commerce Bancorp Buys FleetOne

National Commerce Bancorporation has purchased FleetOne from Mapco Inc

January 3, 2000 - Industry News

Appeals Court Stays Morris Reinstatement

A federal appeals court has delayed the reinstatement of Philadelphia Teamster union local chief John Morris

January 3, 2000 - Industry News

Bradley Meets With Striking Teamsters

Democratic Presidential candidate Bill Bradley last week met with Teamsters picketing Overnite Transportation in New Jersey

January 3, 2000 - Industry News

ATA Names Costello Chief Economist

The American Trucking Assns. has promoted Robert Costello to Chief Economist

January 3, 2000 - Industry News

North Carolina Offers New Traffic Site

A new North Carolina web site will offer real-time video images of high-traffic portions of Interstate 40

January 2, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliners Recalled For Possible Wheel Separation

Several Freightliner models from 1998 and 1999 have been recalled for correction of a problem that can lead to wheel separation

December 30, 1999 - Industry News

Phoenix Truckstop Owner Expands

The owner of Danny's Family Truck Wash and Service Center in Phoenix is building a second location

December 29, 1999 - Industry News

Judge Restores Ousted Leader Of Teamster Local

A U.S. District judge has restored John P. Morris to his job as secretary-treasurer of Philadelphia Teamsters Local 115 after Morris was ousted by Teamsters President James P. Hoffa Nov. 15

December 29, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Take Over New Jersey Local

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has taken control of its Englewood Cliffs, NJ, local, after accusing its leaders of defrauding the union out of $144,000

December 29, 1999 - Industry News

OOIDA Signs Discount Deal With Western Star

Members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn. will now be able to take advantage of collective purchasing discounts on Western Star trucks

December 29, 1999 - Industry News

European Truck Makers Pursue Asian Opportunities

Published reports have two European truck manufacturers hot on the tail of deals with Asian counterparts

December 27, 1999 - Industry News

Wabash, IRS Scuffle Resolved

Wabash National Corp. has reached a favorable resolution with the Internal Revenue Service regarding the assessment of federal excise tax on the restoration of used trailers for 1996 and 1997

December 27, 1999 - Industry News

Renault, Mack Integrate

Renault expects an annual savings of $200 million to $500 million within five years by integrating its RVI and Mack heavy truck brands in Europe and North America

December 27, 1999 - Industry News

PTDI Certifies Additional Programs

Another six truck driver training schools, from Oregon to Maine, have received Professional Truck Driver Institute course certification. This brings the total number of schools offering certified courses to 60

December 27, 1999 - Industry News

Truckstop Predictions For 2000

Ever since Joe Namath predicted a gridiron win for his New York Jets so many Super Bowls ago, Truckstop Travel Plaza Publisher Tom Stanford has become a brazen predictor of things to come in the truckstop

December 27, 1999 - Industry News

Day 14: Hail to the Chef

The truck I’ve been training on is a 1992 Peterbilt model 378 pulling 48-foot trailers, a 102-inch and 96-inch. This rig is big and heavy, and I have come to appreciate what one of my instructors

December 23, 1999 - Industry News

Day 13: I'm on a Roll

This is it, the home stretch. Three official days of truck driver school to go. (I'll be coming in to practice right up until the test in two weeks, but will not be filing reports for

December 23, 1999 - Industry News

McLeod Offers Last-Minute Advice For Y2K

Tom McLeod, founder and president of the Birmingham, AL, trucking software company that bears his name, offers these five prudent suggestions for last-minute Y2K preparation. 1. Be sure your PCs are set to use a four-character year

December 23, 1999 - Industry News

CON-WAY Adds Performance Reports To Web Site

Con-Way Transportation Services, a subsidiary of CNF Transportation Inc., is making service performance reports available to its customers on its web site. The reports will show CON-WAY's on-time delivery performance record and other shipment-level detail


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