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October 22, 2001 - Industry News

Fleets Report Third Quarter Financials

The effects of a slow economy and the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 are reflected in third-quarter financial reports of trucking companies, but many are doing better than they were earlier this year

Tags: Fleets

October 22, 2001 - Industry News

Economic Indicator Drops

A barometer of future U.S. economic activity fell in September. The New York-based Conference Board reported Monday its Index of Leading Economic Indicators fell 0.5% in September

Tags: Economy

October 17, 2001 - Industry News

More Fleets Report Third Quarter Results

Trucking companies are digging in to ride out the recession, and several actually reported positive results for the third quarter

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October 17, 2001 - Industry News

Labor Secretary To Speak At ATA Conference

The American Trucking Associations announced that U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao will speak at ATA's 2001 Management Conference and Exhibition, being held Oct. 28-31 at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn

Tags: Events

October 17, 2001 - Industry News

CNF Reports Third-Quarter Results

CNF Inc., Palo Alto, Calif., reported third-quarter net income of $28.6 million compared with $11.8 million in the third quarter of 2000, but that's a distorted picture

Tags: Fleets

October 17, 2001 - Industry News

Werner Has Good Third Quarter

Werner Enterprises, Omaha, Neb., saw a slight increase in both revenues and net income in the third quarter compared to last year

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October 16, 2001 - Industry News

Conference on Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicles Scheduled

The second annual "Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicles for the 21st Century: Exploring Trends in Advanced Technologies and Fuels," will be held Feb. 20-22, 2002, at the Mission Palms Hotel, Tempe, Ariz

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October 16, 2001 - Industry News

Overnite to Expand Western Reach With Purchase Of Motor Cargo

Union Pacific's trucking subsidiary, Overnite Holding, will expand its western market reach with a plan to acquire Motor Cargo Industries

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October 16, 2001 - Industry News

Industrial Production Down For 12th Straight Month

Industrial production fell for the 12th consecutive month in September, marking the first time there has been an entire year of declines since the mid 1940s

Tags: Economy

October 16, 2001 - Industry News

Third Quarter Carrier Earnings Coming In

It's the season for trucking comapany earnings reports, with some of the nation's largest carriers among the first to report varying results

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October 15, 2001 - Industry News

Digby Truck Line Displays Patriotism

Digby van driver Joe Collins proudly stands in front of his tractor displaying the new flag decal.

Digby Truck Lines, LaVergne, Tenn., has added American Flag decals featuring the "God Bless America" sentiment to its 450 tractors

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October 15, 2001 - Industry News

Diesel Drags This Weekend in Madison, Mo.

More than 100 diesel big rigs, tow trucks and pickups will converge on the Gateway International Raceway in Madison, Mo., Saturday, Oct. 20, for the first All-Diesel Drags

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October 15, 2001 - Industry News

Newport, Mid-America To Host Second Annual Paul K. Young Show

Newport Communications will again exclusively produce the Paul K. Young Memorial Truck Beauty Show at the 2002 Mid-America Trucking Show. This will be the second year for the show, which honors the late Mid-America founder Paul K. Young

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October 15, 2001 - Industry News

A Tale Of Two Owner-Operators: Surviving The Downturn

Scott Breon is definitely feeling the economic pinch. The owner-operator from State College, Pa., reported that load availability is down and his deadhead miles are up. He’s seen rates going west drop as low as 65 cents. Fuel is expensive. So are some other costs, like taxes and tolls

Tags: Economy

October 12, 2001 - Industry News

Wyoming Improves Road Report

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has expanded its winter Road Report service

Tags: Highways

October 12, 2001 - Industry News

Atlas World Group Expects Record Year

Atlas World Group, Evansville, Ind., is projecting another record year

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October 12, 2001 - Industry News

Retail Sales Post Biggest Drop In 10 Years, Producer Prices Increase

Retail sales have posted their biggest drop in 10 years

Tags: Economy

October 11, 2001 - Industry News

Moyes Makes Equity Investment In Simon Transportation

Simon Transportation Services, Salt Lake City, announced that a corporation controlled by Jerry Moyes has agreed to purchase approximately $2.1 million of Simon Transportation stock

Tags: Fleets

October 11, 2001 - Industry News

Checkpoints Snarl New York Truck Traffic

Truckers with pickups or deliveries in New York City better allow at least an hour extra time for increased checkpoints at tunnels and bridges into the city

Tags: Highways

October 10, 2001 - Industry News

Wholesale Inventories Down, Sales Up

The latest word is that wholesale inventories are down for the third consecutive month, and that could be good for trucking

Tags: Economy

October 9, 2001 - Industry News

Oregon Imposing Weight Restrictions On Two I-84 Bridges

Starting today, Oct. 10, the Oregon Department of Transportation is imposing weight restrictions on two westbound bridges on Interstate 84 in Hood River and Multnomah counties

Tags: Highways

October 9, 2001 - Industry News

Owen Named Landstar Vice President

Landstar System, Jacksonville, Fla., has named Dennis Patrick Owen to the position of Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Secretary

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October 8, 2001 - Industry News

N.C. House Approves Toll Bill

The North Carolina House of Representatives approved a bill last week to create a North Carolina Turnpike Authority, but the Senate may not act on it until next spring

Tags: Highways

October 8, 2001 - Industry News

TMC Modifies Fall Meeting Schedule

The American Trucking Associations' Technology and Maintenance Council has changed the scheduling of its Fall Meeting next week in Jacksonville, Fla., because of problems in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks

Tags: Events

October 8, 2001 - Industry News

Con-Way Supports Annual Drug Prevention Program

Con-Way Transportation Services, a subsidiary of CNF, along with its six U.S. operating companies, is heading back into the nation's public schools this week to participate in the national Red Ribbon drug abuse prevention campaign

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