October 10, 2002 - Industry News
The number of U.S. workers filing for unemployment benefits declined by 40,000 last week, while prices of goods imported into the United States showed the biggest increase in five months
Consolidated Freightways' closed trucking terminal in Richfield, Ohio could reopen, with about half of its 500 workers back on the job, if a Texas-based investor group is successful in buying the company out of bankruptcy
October 9, 2002 - Industry News
A group of investors is proposing to buy Consolidated Freightways Corp. and return the company's trucks to the nation's highways by Nov. 1
October 8, 2002 - Industry News
The Supreme Court will decide by next summer whether Michigan has overcharged truckers who pass through the state. Yellow Freight System, the largest subsidiary of Kansas-based Yellow Corp.,
October 7, 2002 - Industry News
Morgan Group Holding Co. announced that The Morgan Group Inc. has issued a press release reporting that its board of directors passed a resolution for the company and two of its operating subsidiaries to file for bankruptcy protection within days
October 4, 2002 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA), along with S-Line Inc. and RPM Magazine have announced the kick-off of the 6th annual truck driver photo contest
The headlines reported employment fell by 43,000 jobs in September from August. But beneath the headlines, the report is mildly positive for truck freight, truck sales and continued economic recovery, according to Jim Haughey, Newport Communication's senior economist. And that's even with September's employment falling by 17,000 jobs, or 1%, in the trucking and warehousing industries.
October 3, 2002 - Industry News
Stonier Transportation Group, a leading freight forwarder and transportation management provider, announced continued strong sales results for the third quarter of 2002.
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New orders for manufactured goods declined slightly in August to $326.6 billion, according to the Department of Commerce, Census Bureau
Fleet Capital Corp., one of the nation's largest asset-based lenders, announced Thursday that it provided a $55 million asset-based credit facility to the Celadon Group Inc.
October 2, 2002 - Industry News
SCS Transportation Inc., a Kansas City, Mo. transportation company, has announced that public trading of the company's common stock began this week on the NASDAQ National Market,
October 1, 2002 - Industry News
Manufacturing activity in September slipped below the break-even point after small increases in July and August, according to the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
Earl E. Congdon, chairman and chief executive officer of Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., Thomasville, N.C., reports a significant increase in its guidance for earnings per diluted share for the third quarter of 2002
September 27, 2002 - Industry News
Real gross domestic product -- the output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States -- increased at an annual rate of 1.3% in the second quarter of 2002,
September 26, 2002 - Industry News
Kenworth Truck Co. has announced it will lay off 450 temporary workers at its Chillicothe, Ohio plant who were hired to help with a short-term increase in production.
A triad of favorable economic reports on Thursday showed a drop in jobless claims, record sales for new homes and a less-than-expected drop in orders for durable goods
September 25, 2002 - Industry News
In an effort to help vocational customers offset increased costs for engines certified to meet the new October 2002 EPA emissions standards, Peterbilt Motors Co. and Heil Environmental Industries Ltd. are offering discounts on select trucks
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September 24, 2002 - Industry News
Roadway Corp., Akron, Ohio, has reported that revenues for its third quarter, which ended Sept. 7, were $721,309,000, up 14.2% when compared to revenues of $631,657,000 for the third quarter of 2001.
A recent survey of more than 40 fleets conducted by CK Marketing and Communications shows fleets in North America have a strong desire to specify their new vehicles with component brands of their choice
CaseStack Inc., a Los Angeles-based business process outsourcing company, has announced the appointment of Gary Murphy as vice president of Logistics Solutions.
Emergency vehicle maker American LaFrance, which recently reopened the former Western Star Trucks assembly plant in South Carolina, is mothballing two Wisconsin manufacturing sites
The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index, which has fallen in the past three months, declined again in September
September 23, 2002 - Industry News
Maddocks Systems Inc., developer of TruckMate for Windows (TM4Win) trucking software, said more than 350 fleet representatives attended its annual TruckMate Users Conference
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