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February 8, 2002 - Industry News

Trism Changes Hands, Name

Trism, Kennesaw, Ga., has been sold to a Missouri banker who plans to operate the business under the old Tri-State Motor Transit name and move the company headquarters to Joplin, Mo

Tags: Fleets

February 8, 2002 - Industry News

Ryder Expects Slight Improvement This Year

The U.S. and global recession continue to impact Ryder System and its customers, but President and CEO Gregory Swienton says they expect modest growth and improved profit margins this year

Tags: Fleets

February 8, 2002 - Industry News

P.A.M Transportation Reports Increased Income

P.A.M. Transportation Services, Tontitown, Ark., finished up 2001 with a 10% increase in revenues and a 15% increase in earnings per shar

Tags: Fleets

February 7, 2002 - Industry News

Viking & American Freightways To Become FedEx Freight

Two less-than-truckload company names will be disappearing and will be replaced by the familiar FedEx name

Tags: Fleets

February 7, 2002 - Industry News

Central Transport Raising Rates

Warren, Mich.-based trucking company Central Transport has announced a general rate increase effective Feb. 23

Tags: Fleets

February 7, 2002 - Industry News

Parry To Act As Pacer Van Division

Pacer Transport, the flatbed, van and specialized heavy-haul trucking unit of Pacer International, has announced an alliance with northeast regional van carrier Parry Trucking, based in Nicholson, Pa

Tags: Fleets

February 7, 2002 - Industry News

Landstar Reports Financials

The parent of several trucking companies, Landstar System, Jacksonville, Fla., reported 2001 fourth quarter net income of $11.6 million

Tags: Fleets

February 6, 2002 - Industry News

Patriot, C.H. Robinson Announce Earnings

Patriot Transportation Holding and the logistics company C.H. Robinson Worldwide have reported their latest financial results

Tags: Fleets

February 6, 2002 - Industry News

Organizers Get Ready To Set A New World Record Truck Convoy

Organizers of the World’s Largest Truck Convoy are gearing up to set another world record

Tags: Events

February 6, 2002 - Industry News

Olympics Expected To Cause Highway Problems In Salt Lake City

Officials with the Utah Transportation Department and the Salt Lake Organizing Committee are advising truckers to avoid Salt Lake City if possible as the Winter Olympics get ready to kick off on Friday

Tags: Highways

February 5, 2002 - Industry News

KLLM Issues Driver IDs

KLLM Transport Services, Richland, Miss., has enhanced the security measures at its terminal facilities, and is in the process of issuing photo-identification cards to its 1,700 drivers

Tags: Fleets

February 5, 2002 - Industry News

FedEx Home Delivery Expands to 90% of the Country

FedEx Ground this week is opening 31 more FedEx Home Delivery operations throughout the United States, expanding the service's geographic reach to almost 90 percent of the U.S. population

Tags: Fleets

February 5, 2002 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Awarded CHEP Contract

The equipment pooling system company CHEP has awarded J.B. Hunt Transport Services a multi-year contract to provide dedicated logistics services for 11 regional premium service centers around the country

Tags: Fleets

February 5, 2002 - Industry News

Factory Orders & Shipments Post December Increase, Down For 2001

U.S. factory orders and shipments increased in December, adding hope the worst of the economic recession may be over

Tags: Economy

February 4, 2002 - Industry News

Swift, Boyd Bros. Release Earnings

Swift Transportation and Boyd Brothers have released their earnings for the last quarter and year 2001

Tags: Events

February 4, 2002 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Looking To Owner Operators & New Technology For The Future

The U.S. economy may not be at its best right now, but officials with U.S. Xpress say they are planning to increase their fleet size and use new technology to improve their bottom line. Co-Chairman Max Fuller talked with Newport’s Truckinginfo.com Friday, after accepting an honor from Horton, about some plans his company has for the coming year. He said the carrier, which already operates 5,250 trucks and has 7,000 company drivers, does have plans to expand its fleet in the next year

Tags: Fleets

February 1, 2002 - Industry News

FMCSA Head To Highlight ATA Safety Meeting

Joseph Clapp, the new administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, will highlight the spring meeting of the Safety and Loss Prevention Management of the American Trucking Associations

Tags: Events

February 1, 2002 - Industry News

Manufacturing & Unemployment Improve

Manufacturing activity in the United States improved in January

Tags: Economy

January 31, 2002 - Industry News

Old Dominion & Celadon Report Financials

Old Dominion Freight Line and Celadon Group on Thursday released their financial results for the final quarter of the year, with both reporting higher profits

Tags: Fleets

January 31, 2002 - Industry News

Personal Income Up, Consumer Spending Down

Consumers have shaken off the economic shock of Sept. 11

Tags: Economy

January 30, 2002 - Industry News

Symposium To Develop Truck Safety, Security Recommendations

A group of national leaders will meet in April to discuss improving the safety of large trucks and buses on America's roads

Tags: Events

January 30, 2002 - Industry News

Fed Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged

Interest rates will remain where they are for the time being

Tags: Economy

January 30, 2002 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt, USA Truck, USFreightways Release Financials

Trucking company giants J.B. Hunt, USA Truck and USF Freightways announced their fourth quarter and 2001 financial results on Wednesday

Tags: Fleets

January 30, 2002 - Industry News

USA Truck Announces Promotions

USA Truck, Van Buren, Ark., announced the promotion of several key officers to new positions, effective Feb. 1

Tags: Fleets

January 30, 2002 - Industry News

GDP Posts Fourth Quarter Increase

Updated 2 p.m. EST – It wasn’t much of an increase, but the economy did expand in the final quarter of 2001. This morning the U.S. Commerce Department released figures indicating the Gross Domestic Product grew 0.2% during the last three months of the year

Tags: Economy

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