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September 16, 2002 - Industry News

Nation's Inventories Continue To Climb

The Commerce Department announced Monday that the nation's businesses added to their inventories in July, stockpiling goods for a third consecutive month.

Tags: Economy

September 13, 2002 - Industry News

Retail sales strong, inflation unchanged for August

August proved to be a good month for consumer spending, and inflation held steady at the wholesale level, according to a pair of economic reports released Friday in Washington.

Tags: Economy

September 12, 2002 - Industry News

Nasdaq Cites Consolidated's Listing Deficiencies

Consolidated Freightways Corp. said Thursday it has been advised by the Nasdaq Listing Qualifications Department that the company fails to comply with the stockholders equity requirements for continued listing on The Nasdaq Stock Market

Tags: Fleets

September 12, 2002 - Industry News

Petroleum Fuels Rise in August Import Prices

Import prices in the United States rose in August, boosted primarily by higher prices for imported petroleum

Tags: Economy

September 12, 2002 - Industry News

Consolidated Drivers Get Paychecks

US Bank officials said a computer glitch that prevented former workers of Consolidated Freightways from cashing their paychecks has been corrected

Tags: Fleets

September 11, 2002 - Industry News

H&W Troubles Mount

A 75-year-old Iowa motor carrier that filed for bankruptcy protection in June could be forced to liquidate

Tags: Fleets

September 11, 2002 - Industry News

Trucking School: CF Closure Won't Ease Driver Shortage

You would think that last week's news of the demise of Consolidated Freightways would ease some of the driver shortage pressure in the trucking industry,

Tags: Fleets

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

TCA Independent Contractor Division To Meet

The Truckload Carriers Assn.’s Independent Contractor Division will convene for its annual meeting in Dallas Sept. 24-25

Tags: Events

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

Averitt Express Opens Tampa Service Center

Averitt Express, Cookeville, Tenn., has opened a 40,000-square-foot service center in Tampa, Fla

Tags: Fleets

September 9, 2002 - Industry News

Wholesalers Built Up Inventories in July

U.S. wholesalers built up their inventories at the fastest rate in 20 months in July, the government said on Monday, in an encouraging sign for the economy

Tags: Economy

September 8, 2002 - Industry News

CF Pays Employees, Gets Bankruptcy Financing

Paychecks should be on the way to employees of the bankrupt trucking operation Consolidated Freightways

Tags: Fleets

September 8, 2002 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Orders New VNs

U.S. Xpress Enterprises has ordered 500 of Volvo’s new VN highway tractors

Tags: Fleets

September 6, 2002 - Industry News

Unemployment Drops In August

Unemployment in the United State hit a five month low of 5.7% in Augus

Tags: Economy

September 5, 2002 - Industry News

CN Launches Montreal Intermodal Terminal

Canadian National Railway has opened a new intermodal terminal in Montreal to help the railroad expand its fast-growing intermodal business

Tags: Intermodal

September 5, 2002 - Industry News

Con-Way Announces New Intermodal LTL Option

Con-Way Transportation, Ann Arbor, Mich., announced a new intermodal option to customers

Tags: Intermodal

September 5, 2002 - Industry News

CF Could Face Lawsuits After Abrupt Closure

The sudden Labor Day closing of LTL giant Consolidated Freightways has some people talking about lawsuits for violation of a law that requires advance notice to workers of mass layoffs or closings

Tags: Fleets

September 5, 2002 - Industry News

Orders & Shipments For Manufactured Goods Increase

New orders and shipments of manufactured goods posted an increase in July after falling the month before. This news follows several other readings this week on the economy

Tags: Economy

September 4, 2002 - Industry News

Railroads Getting Back Into Refrigerated Cargo

Railroads, which had pretty much abandoned the refrigerated cargo market to the trucking industry decades ago, appear to be trying to get back into the business

Tags: Intermodal

September 4, 2002 - Industry News

CF Closing Could Be Good News For LTLs

Rivals of Consolidated Freightways are eager to take advantage of the trucking giant’s fall

Tags: Fleets

September 4, 2002 - Industry News

Knight Transportation Buying New Volvo VNs

While many trucking companies have been shying away from buying trucks equipped with October ’02 compliant engines, Phoenix-based Knight Transportation is bucking the trend

Tags: Fleets

September 4, 2002 - Industry News

Port Bills Expected To Pass In California

Two bills that would affect truckers at California ports are likely to become law after the state legislature wraps up its session this week

Tags: Intermodal

September 4, 2002 - Industry News

West Coast Port Talks Stalled

As West Coast ports and the truckers who serve them prepare to enter their busiest season of the year, the threat of a strike looms large

Tags: Intermodal

September 4, 2002 - Industry News

Wilson Bridge Could See Truck Restrictions

Delays in construction of the new Woodrow Wilson Bridge in the Washington, D.C., area could lead to weight restrictions on the old bridge

Tags: Highways

September 4, 2002 - Industry News

Safety And Loss Prevention Conference Scheduled

Trucking industry and government experts in the areas of cargo loss prevention, human resources, safety, and security, will gather Sept. 29-Oct.

Tags: Events

September 4, 2002 - Industry News

Georgia Announces Construction Projects

The Georgia Department of Transportation is warning motorists of delays during resurfacing on I-75 and I-85 south of Atlanta, and is closing two rest areas along I-85 in Gwinnett County for renovation

Tags: Highways

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