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September 1, 1999 - Industry News

ZF/Meritor Joint Venture Finalized

Meritor Automotive has finalized its joint venture with ZF, forming ZF Meritor LLC. The joint venture, previously announced on June 9, has received customary regulatory approvals and will begin operations immediately

August 30, 1999 - Industry News

Roadway Express Makes Exporting Easier

Roadway Express has put its E-Z Export system on the Internet, allowing the LTL carrier to offer shippers the ability to complete customs documentation online

August 30, 1999 - Industry News

American Freightways Adds E-Mail Tracking

American Freightways, Harrison, AR, has added an e-mail tracking option to its AFTracker system

August 27, 1999 - Industry News

Illinois May Tighten License Loophole

An Illinois highway safety committee decided last week to push legislation this fall that would tighten a loophole that let a truck driver involved in a fatal Amtrak train crash last spring keep his license despite numerous traffic violations

August 27, 1999 - Industry News

Williams To Open Travel Center In Mississippi

A new Williams Travel Center is scheduled to open in November off Interstate 10 in Biloxi, MS

August 26, 1999 - Industry News

CHP Says Truck Chases Endanger Public

Three high-speed truck chases in the last week prompted the California Highway Patrol to issue a press release condemning the "irresponsible" behavior

August 26, 1999 - Industry News

Flying J To Build Two Locations In Toronto

Flying J plans to open at least two new travel plazas in Canada before the end of next year, both along Highway 401 on either side of metropolitan Toronto. "When we look at locations along strategic, high-traffic

August 26, 1999 - Industry News

ABF Allows Customers To Personalize Web Pages

Customers of ABF Freight System, Fort Smith, AR, can now create personalized web pages that greatly simplify navigation of ABF's web site

August 25, 1999 - Industry News

Baltimore Truckers Threatening Walkout

Independent truckers who haul containers in and out of the Baltimore Port are threatening to withhold their services beginning Sept. 1 unless they get higher pay; reduced delays in picking up and delivering containers; and better maintained and safer container chassis

August 25, 1999 - Industry News

Barjan Acquires Wilson Antenna, Unique Products

Barjan Products has acquired Wilson Antenna, the top CB radio antenna company in the country, as well as Unique Products, a specialty trucking merchandise firm. Barjan says these acquisitions will make it the top CB antenna manufacturer

August 25, 1999 - Industry News

McLeod Software Plans Annual Software Conference

McLeod Software, Birmingham, AL, is planning its ninth annual Software Users Conference for Sept. 23-25 in Birmingham

August 24, 1999 - Industry News

Paccar Sells Retail Automotive Parts Group

Paccar has agreed to sell its retail automotive parts and accessories business

August 23, 1999 - Industry News

Vancouver Port Strike Yields Hourly Trucker Pay

A month-long strike at the port of Vancouver, British Columbia, has resulted in a deal that calls for truckers to be paid an hourly wage instead of a flat rate for each container handled

August 23, 1999 - Industry News

Maverick Raises Driver Pay

Maverick Transportation, Little Rock, AR, has announced a new pay scale for drivers in its longhaul division

August 23, 1999 - Industry News

CabCard Drivers Talk Free Tomorrow

Drivers with CabCard prepaid calling cards will enjoy Talk Free Day all day tomorrow, August 25, smack in the middle of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

August 22, 1999 - Industry News

AFL-CIO Backs Seattle Port Truckers' Strike

AFL-CIO President John Sweeney last week joined a rally of striking owner-operators and supporters at the Port of Seattle

August 22, 1999 - Industry News

San Antonio Dealer Building New Facility

Janoe Kenworth Trucks plans to open a new, full-service facility on Interstate 10 in San Antonio this January

August 19, 1999 - Industry News

New Web Site Allows Dock Reports

A new web site allows carriers to research and report conditions at shipping and receiving docks

August 18, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Continue Overnite Campaign

The Teamsters union reports more progress in its ongoing campaign to organize Overnite Transportation

August 17, 1999 - Industry News

Driver Wages Still On The Rise

Driver pay among truckload carriers is rising at an annual rate of 3.8%, according to The National Survey of Driver Wages

August 17, 1999 - Industry News

Intermodal Strike Spreads To Seattle

Owner-operators at seaports in Seattle and Tacoma, WA, are striking for union representation and an hourly wage. Truckers at the Port of Seattle stopped work yesterday morning. Their colleagues in Tacoma were expected to follow suit starting today

August 17, 1999 - Industry News

Alabama Truckstop Hosts Grand Re-Opening

Jack's Truckstop, an Alabama truckstop tradition for 40 years, is hosting its grand re-opening today

August 16, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Add Another Overnite Terminal

The National Labor Relations Board has certified Overnite Transportation's Lexington terminal for Teamster representation

August 14, 1999 - Industry News

Farm Laborers' Families Sue After Fatal Truck Crash

The families of 13 farm laborers killed when their van crashed into a tractor-trailer in California last Monday are suing the driver and two trucking companies - despite the fact that the driver of the farm van was unlicensed and there were 15 farm workers crammed into a van with no seat belts

August 14, 1999 - Industry News

Petro Income Reflects Volvo Transaction

Petro Stopping Centers reported increased revenues for the third quarter compared to last year, but notes that income was affected by a recently completed deal with Volvo


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