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May 19, 2003 - Industry News

Vintage '47 Freightliner on the Auction Block Wednesday

Millions of dollars worth of real estate goes on the auction block this Wednesday as Consolidated Freightways continues to sell off its assets

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May 16, 2003 - Industry News

9-11 Memorial Begins 8-day ‘California Journey’

The Freedom’s Flame Memorial, a 16-ton steel tribute from the World Trade Center towers, along with a damaged NYFD firetruck that visited 18 states last summer, are on the road again – this time on a "California Journey.

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May 16, 2003 - Industry News

LPC Focus on Freight Loss, Damage

The Loss Prevention Conference (LPC) held its 2003 spring meeting earlier this month in Orlando, Fla., focusing on "Tackling Freight Loss and Damage Head On.

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May 16, 2003 - Industry News

U.S. Factory Outputs Declines in April

Factory output fell 0.6% in April after declining 0.1% in each of the two previous months, according to the Federal Reserve Board

Tags: Economy

May 14, 2003 - Industry News

April Retail Sales Hold Gains

April retail sales held their big gain in March, so the spring quarter has begun with sales 1% above the winter quarter average, according to Jim Haughey, senior economist for Newport Communications.

Tags: Economy

May 13, 2003 - Industry News

Ryder Opens New Facility in Milwaukee

Ryder System Inc., a global leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, has announced the opening of a state-of-the-art service facility in Milwaukee, Wis.

May 13, 2003 - Industry News

Sponsors Sought for Truck Driving Championships

Sponsorships remain available for companies to promote themselves through one of the most popular events in the trucking industry, the National Truck Driving Championships.

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May 12, 2003 - Industry News

G.I. Trucking Offers Gold Star Service

Faced with emergency or rush shipments, customers can take advantage of a new rapid and guaranteed service from G.I. Trucking Co., headquartered in Brea, Calif

May 8, 2003 - Industry News

Ryder System Names Drivers of the Year

Ryder System Inc., a global leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, has presented Driver of the Year awards to three of its professionals.

May 8, 2003 - Industry News

North American Truck Show Bound for Baltimore

Next year's North American Truck Show will be held April 29 through May 1 in Baltimore, show officials announced Thursday

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May 8, 2003 - Industry News

Willis Shaw Express Wins Transportation Award

GlaxoSmithKline, a leading research-based pharmaceutical and health care company, has recognized Arkansas-based Willis Shaw Express for excellence in transportation services.

May 7, 2003 - Industry News

KLLM Giving $10,000 Each to 148 Drivers

KLLM Transport Services Inc., headquartered in Richland, Miss., is making its first $10,000 longevity bonus payout for drivers who worked for the temperature-controlled carrier for five years and drove at least 110,000 miles per year.

May 7, 2003 - Industry News

Boyd Bros. Cites 1st-Quarter Improvements

Alabama-based Boyd Bros. Transportation Inc. reported higher revenue for the first quarter ended March 31, 2003.

May 7, 2003 - Industry News

SARS Having No Impact on U.S. Freight Volume

The amount of economic damage from the SARS virus cannot yet be fully measured because World Health Organization reports suggest that there are likely some contagious people not yet quarantined in several regions in China.

Tags: Economy

May 6, 2003 - Industry News

Jevic Security Technology IDs its Drivers

Jevic Transportation has announced a new driver identification system that allows instant verification of its professional drivers.

May 5, 2003 - Industry News

USFreightways' New Name is USF Corp.

USFreightways Corp.'s shareholders have approved a change in the name of the company to USF Corp. in a decision made at the annual meeting held in Chicago last week.

May 5, 2003 - Industry News

Ryder Selects ACS to Support 160,000 Vehicles

Ryder System Inc. has selected Affiliated Computer Services Inc. (ACS), a provider of business process and information technology outsourcing solutions, to support the Ryder Customer Response Center

May 5, 2003 - Industry News

CF Selling Off More Distribution Facilities on May 21

As part of the largest real estate sale in transportation history -- 220 total properties with an appraised value more than $400 million -- Consolidated Freightways announced it is selling a number of properties

May 2, 2003 - Industry News

Frozen Food Express Reports Improved Results

Frozen Food Express Industries Inc., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, has reported improved results for its first quarter, ended March 31, 2003, when compared to those of last year's first quarter.

May 1, 2003 - Industry News

Manufacturing Index Slips Lower in April

Manufacturing activity declined marginally in April after a big drop in February, with the ISM index of manufacturing activity falling to 45.4 from 46.2 based on a survey of industrial buyers

Tags: Economy

May 1, 2003 - Industry News

Diesel Engine Emission Summit Scheduled June 10

The Technology & Maintenance Council, along with Transport Topics, is holding a daylong Diesel Engine Emissions Summit June 10 in conjunction with TMC's 2003 Summer Meeting in Phoenix, Ariz.

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April 30, 2003 - Industry News

Swift Transportation Revenues Up 15.9%

Swift Transportation Co. Inc. said its revenues for the first quarter of 2003 increased 15.9% to $551.3 million, compared with $475.8 million for the corresponding quarter of 2002.

April 30, 2003 - Industry News

Consumer Confidence Index Jumps 32% in April

The consumer confidence index from the monthly Conference Board survey increased to 81.0 in April from 61.4 in March.

Tags: Economy

April 29, 2003 - Industry News

ABF Picks 'Best of the Best' Service Centers

ABF Freight System Inc., an LTL carrier serving points throughout North America, has chosen four customer service centers to receive its President's Quality Award

April 29, 2003 - Industry News

Prime Inc. Receives Customs Certification

Prime Inc., an international refrigerated, flatbed and liquid bulk truckload carrier headquartered in Springfield Mo., has been certified by U.S. Customs and the Business Anti-Smuggling Coalition (BASC)

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