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December 4, 2001 - Industry News

Three Unions Team Up To Organize Port Drivers

The Teamsters and two major longshoremen's unions have teamed up to organize the 50,000 truckers hauling containers out of the nation's ports. The campaign is a joint effort of the Teamsters, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the International Longshoremen's Assn

Tags: Intermodal

December 3, 2001 - Industry News

Manufacturing Still Declining, But Not As Fast

Manufacturing activity in the United States is still in a decline, but at least the drop is not as fast

Tags: Economy

November 30, 2001 - Industry News

Malone And 3i Become CRST Flatbed

CRST subsidiaries Malone Freight Lines and 3i are getting a new name: CRST Flatbed

Tags: Fleets

November 30, 2001 - Industry News

Congress Rejects Proposal to Commercialize Rest Areas

A provision in the transportation appropriations bill that would have allowed California to experiment with public/private partnerships at rest areas has died

Tags: Highways

November 30, 2001 - Industry News

GDP Posts Bigger Drop Than First Thought

The latest word on the economy is that it’s shrinking faster than originally thought

Tags: Economy

November 29, 2001 - Industry News

Allied Holdings Sees Light At End Of Tunnel

It looks like a turnaround specialist heading up auto hauler Allied Holdings may be succeeding in pulling the company out of a four-year slump

Tags: Fleets

November 29, 2001 - Industry News

Heartland Express Strategy Pays Off

Before the economic downturn, Heartland Express in Coralville, Iowa, was taking a beating on Wall Street. Its stock wasn't popular because analysts thought the company should expand. But founder Russell Gerdin's conservative approach now makes him the envy of man

Tags: Fleets

November 29, 2001 - Industry News

Study Details Leasing Trends

Consolidation in the truck leasing industry has opened the door for new firms to enter, as the truck finance/lease market accounts for 9 percent of the Class 2 through Class 8 registrations

Tags: Economy

November 29, 2001 - Industry News

Durable Goods Orders & Shipments Increase

Orders for durable goods skyrocketed in October, while shipments showed a nice increase as well

Tags: Economy

November 28, 2001 - Industry News

Road Near Pentagon Closed To Truck Traffic

Truckers will no longer be able to use parts of a highway near the Pentagon

Tags: Highways

November 28, 2001 - Industry News

Interstate 80 Free Of Traffic Restrictions For Winter Season

Pennsylvania officials have announced that Interstate 80 through the north central part of the state is clear of any scheduled traffic restrictions and should remain that way through the winter

Tags: Highways

November 28, 2001 - Industry News

National Accounting & Finance Council Reschedules 2002 Meetings

As a cost-cutting measure, the National Accounting & Finance Council of the American Trucking Associations has rescheduled or cancelled member conferences and meetings for 2002

Tags: Events

November 28, 2001 - Industry News

Boyd Bros. Founder Announces Retirement

The founder and chairman of Boyd Bros. Transportation, Clayton, Ala., has announced his retirement

Tags: Fleets

November 27, 2001 - Industry News

Consumer Confidence Falling

Consumers don’t feel too good about the American economy, despite predictions by some economists that things will soon turn around

Tags: Economy

November 27, 2001 - Industry News

Tolls To Rise At Delaware River

The cost for truckers crossing toll bridges operated by the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission will more than triple next summer

Tags: Highways

November 27, 2001 - Industry News

Why Is My Insurance Going Up?

It may be a year or more before we know the full economic cost of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, but one thing is almost certain: your insurance premiums will go up. Insurance brokers and agents are

Tags: Economy

November 26, 2001 - Industry News

Proposed Arkansas Toll Road Controversial

As the Arkansas Highway Commission considers using tolls to finance the North Belt Freeway, some are not too happy about the idea

Tags: Highways

November 24, 2001 - Industry News

Economic News Is Improved

There’s some better news about the American economy and for trucking the effects will be positive

Tags: Economy

November 20, 2001 - Industry News

Underdog Takes International Truck Challenge Title

A big race, big rigs and big bucks combined to bring fans out to the Atlanta Motor Speedway Saturday, Nov. 17, as competitors tackled the final obstacle on the road to cold hard cash and a place in history as the first "International Truck Challenge" champion. Barry Sheppard, driver for Elliot Sadler's #21 car for Wood Brothers Racing team, put up an impressive time of 141.5 seconds in this third event to claim the $1,000 prize money given to the winner of each individual event

Tags: Events

November 20, 2001 - Industry News

FedEx Announces Rate Changes for 2002

FedEx Express and FedEx Ground will increase rates effective Jan. 7, 2002

Tags: Fleets

November 20, 2001 - Industry News

CalTrans Unveils Voice-Activated Road Info Hotline

The California Department of Transportation has launched a new voice-activated road information system covering all 255 state highways in state

Tags: Highways

November 20, 2001 - Industry News

UPS Hiring Holiday Help

If you’ve ever had the urge to drive a truck for UPS, now may be a good time to get your foot in the door

Tags: Fleets

November 19, 2001 - Industry News

Specialty Truck Markets Struggle to Sustain Growth

The current U.S. economic slowdown will restrain demand for some medium- and heavy-duty specialty trucks, but trucks that serve the basic needs of municipalities will help prevent significant loss of market share

Tags: Economy

November 19, 2001 - Industry News

Housing Starts Fall In October

Housing continues to prop up the rest of the economy

Tags: Economy

November 16, 2001 - Industry News

Industrial Production Continues Drop

Industrial production in the United States continues to decline

Tags: Economy

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