Overnite: There Is No Uprising

What the Teamsters proclaimed was a "volunteer uprising" of workers in Overnite's strike contingency plan was in reality the action of one replacement driver who decided to side with the union, according to Overnite


School To Use High-Tech Driver Training Tools

With a $6.6 million federal grant, the new Carnegie Mellon Driver Training and Safety Institute will use technology to help train nearly 1,000 drivers, mostly truckers, to drive more safely


Kenworth Dealers Get New Inventory Program

Kenworth's new Managed Dealer Inventory program is designed to simplify parts inventory management for dealers and assure replacement parts availability for customers.


Using Military Ideas To Make Better Drivers

As much as many fleets may wish, science has yet to develop a machine which will manufacture drivers. But advances in computer technology have allowed a number of companies to get a lot better at using


T-Chek Enters Load Matching Business

T-Chek Systems, Eden Prairie, MN, has launched a new Internet load-matching service in conjunction with the its parent company, the logistics firm C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. Called e-Center, the new service offers loads from 8,600 shippers, according to T-Chek, and all listings are maintained in real time.


Qualcomm Buys Simac Assets

Qualcomm Inc. has purchased various assets of Simac Mobile Solutions bv, Triptech International bv, Simac Techniq Ltd., and Simac Technic NV, located in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Simac developed the Logic family of on-board computers


Paccar Ranked High For Technology

Paccar made the number one spot on PC Week's 1999 Fast-Track 500 listing


Kinetic Aims At LTL With eTruck

Kinetic Computer Corp. of Billerica, MA, has introduced eTruck, an integrated mobile communications system aimed at the LTL and private fleet market. The new system revolves around Kinetic's PC/Piranha, a Windows-compatible onboard computer with available touch-screen and


More Violence At Overnite Terminals

More violence has been reported at Overnite Transportation facilities as the Teamsters union is in its fourth week of picketing the less-than-truckload carrier


Air-Weigh Begins Selling Online

Air-Weigh has started selling its on-board scales and WireLink product online. The company is offering a 5% discount for online purchases

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