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December 2, 2002 - Industry News

Michigan Bridge Toll Hike Sparks Protests

A proposal to increase fares by at least $1 for vehicles crossing the Mackinac Bridge is drawing protests from communities that depend on the only land link between Michigan's Upper and Lower peninsulas

Tags: Highways

December 2, 2002 - Industry News

Rough Road Ahead For The NAFTA Superhighway

Little work has been done in the five years since Congress authorized Interstate 69, the so-called NAFTA Superhighway, a new interstate that would span the United States, linking Canada to Mexico

Tags: Highways

November 26, 2002 - Industry News

Two Firms Announce Refrigerated Trailer Service To Puerto Rico

FFE Transportation Services Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Frozen Food Express Industries, Inc., (FFXI) has entered into a joint venture with International Transport Logistics Inc. (ITL) to provide temperature-controlled and non-temperature-controlled trailer service into and out of Puerto Rico

Tags: Intermodal

November 26, 2002 - Industry News

Veltex Corp. Adding 60 Volvo Trucks By Years End

Veltex Corp. of Diamond Bar, Calif., expects to acquire 20 additional Volvo trucks by the end of November and an another 40 trucks by the end of December to add to the 46 trucks already in its fleet

Tags: Fleets

November 26, 2002 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Transport Purchasing 2,100 Freightliner Trucks

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has reached an agreement with Freightliner LLC for a truck sale and trade package for 2003 that will see the transportation company purchase about 2,100 trucks from Freightliner in a one-for-one trade-in of older vehicles

Tags: Fleets

November 26, 2002 - Industry News

GDP Improves Following Revision, Consumer Confidence Up

The U.S. economy performed better than previously thought during the third quarter of the year, while consumer confidence bounced back in November

Tags: Economy

November 25, 2002 - Industry News

Con-Way Logistics, DFDS Transport Inc. Sign Global Partnership Agreement

Con-Way Logistics Inc., an operating unit of Con-Way Transportation Services Inc. has announced a global partnership agreement with DFDS Transport Inc.

Tags: Fleets

November 25, 2002 - Industry News

Navajo Shippers Acquires Leprino Transportation

Navajo Shippers, Commerce City, Colo., has announced the purchase of Leprino Transportation Co., a division of Leprino Foods

Tags: Fleets

November 22, 2002 - Industry News

Ryder Settles Trademark Infringement Suit Against Budget

Ryder System Inc. announced it has reached a favorable out-of-court settlement of its trademark infringement litigation against Budget Group Inc

Tags: Fleets

November 22, 2002 - Industry News

Texas Group Makes New Offer For Consolidated Freightway

The potential buyer of bankrupt trucking company Consolidated Freightways Inc. has made a new offer and hopes to have all the details on how he'd finance it nailed down this week

Tags: Fleets

November 22, 2002 - Industry News

Patriot Transportation Announces Improved 4th Quarter Profits

Patriot Transportation Holding Inc., a Jacksonville, Fla.-based transportation business, reported net income of $1,308,000 or $.41 per diluted share for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2002, compared to a net loss of $1,333,000 or $.42 per diluted share

Tags: Fleets

November 21, 2002 - Industry News

Leading Economic Indicators Flat In October

A measure of the country's overall economic health was unchanged in October, according to figures released on Thursday

Tags: Economy

November 21, 2002 - Industry News

FedEx Freight Launches European Service

FedEx Freight, in cooperation with FedEx Trade Networks, will now offer less-than-container-load (LCL) service to and from Europe, via FedEx Trade Networks Ocean Transport Service

Tags: Fleets

November 21, 2002 - Industry News

E-Z Pass Commercial Vehicle Web Site Streamlines Enrollment

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Executive Director John Durbin has announced the launch of the E-ZPass commercial vehicle web site. Designed to streamline pre-enrollment into the E-ZPass commercial vehicle program, the new site provides downloadable versions

Tags: Highways

November 20, 2002 - Industry News

New Home Starts Hit The Brakes

New home starts in the United States took a nosedive in October after hitting a 16-year high the month before

Tags: Economy

November 20, 2002 - Industry News

FedEx Announces Rate Changes for 2003

FedEx Corp. has announced rate changes for FedEx Express and FedEx Ground effective Jan. 6, 2003

Tags: Fleets

November 20, 2002 - Industry News

UPS Adds 1,800 DaimlerChrysler Sprinter Vans to Fleet

DaimlerChrysler Vans LLC, the U.S. distributor of Sprinter Vans, has announced the addition of 1,800 Sprinter vans to UPS's U.S. fleet

Tags: Fleets

November 19, 2002 - Industry News

Schneider National Named 2002 IANA Intermodal Award Winner

The Intermodal Assn. of North America (IANA) announced that Schneider National has been selected as a co-recipient of the 2002 IANA Intermodal Achievement Award

Tags: Intermodal

November 19, 2002 - Industry News

Trade Improves In September

The overall U.S. trade deficit fell slightly in September to $38.03 billion, the second highest level on record, while exports of goods increased

Tags: Economy

November 19, 2002 - Industry News

Arizona Conference To Explore Clean Heavy Duty Vehicles

WestStart, the U.S. Army National Automotive Center and the U.S. Department of Transportation are hosting the 3rd annual, "Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicles: Setting the Direction for Advanced Technologies and Fuels" conference, scheduled Feb. 19-21, in Tempe, Ariz.

Tags: Events

November 18, 2002 - Industry News

NTEA Convention To Address Woes Of The Fleet Manager

The National Truck Equipment Assn.'s (NTEA) 39th annual convention, scheduled March 2 through 5 in Atlanta, Ga., will focus on challenges facing fleet managers

Tags: Events

November 14, 2002 - Industry News

Producer Prices, Industrial Production & Retail Sales Numbers Mixed

Prices at the wholesale level increased sharply in October, while industrial production fell and the retail sales picture improved

Tags: Economy

November 14, 2002 - Industry News

SAE Truck, Bus Exhibition Opens Monday In Detroit

The SAE 2002 International Truck & Bus Meeting & Exhibition, hosted by Ford Motor Co, opens Monday at Cobo Center in Detroit

Tags: Events

November 14, 2002 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Turnpike Extends E-ZPass To Trucks

Drivers of heavy trucks, buses and other commercial vehicles will be able to use the Pennsylvania Turnpike's automated E-ZPass toll payment system starting next month

Tags: Highways

November 14, 2002 - Industry News

Consolidated Auctions Successful; Texas Buyers Still Hopeful

Bankrupt trucking giant Consolidated Freightways has begun auctioning its network of closed terminals, raising questions about whether a group of investors will be able to revive the company and save thousands of jobs

Tags: Fleets

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