May 5, 2003 - Industry News
As part of the largest real estate sale in transportation history -- 220 total properties with an appraised value more than $400 million -- Consolidated Freightways announced it is selling a number of properties
May 2, 2003 - Industry News
Frozen Food Express Industries Inc., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, has reported improved results for its first quarter, ended March 31, 2003, when compared to those of last year's first quarter.
May 1, 2003 - Industry News
Manufacturing activity declined marginally in April after a big drop in February, with the ISM index of manufacturing activity falling to 45.4 from 46.2 based on a survey of industrial buyers
The Technology & Maintenance Council, along with Transport Topics, is holding a daylong Diesel Engine Emissions Summit June 10 in conjunction with TMC's 2003 Summer Meeting in Phoenix, Ariz.
April 30, 2003 - Industry News
Swift Transportation Co. Inc. said its revenues for the first quarter of 2003 increased 15.9% to $551.3 million, compared with $475.8 million for the corresponding quarter of 2002.
The consumer confidence index from the monthly Conference Board survey increased to 81.0 in April from 61.4 in March.
April 29, 2003 - Industry News
ABF Freight System Inc., an LTL carrier serving points throughout North America, has chosen four customer service centers to receive its President's Quality Award
Prime Inc., an international refrigerated, flatbed and liquid bulk truckload carrier headquartered in Springfield Mo., has been certified by U.S. Customs and the Business Anti-Smuggling Coalition (BASC)
Allied Holdings Inc., the Georgia-based auto hauler, has reported first-quarter revenues of $213.6 million, versus revenues of $213.3 million in the first quarter last year.
Personal income gained 0.4% in March after a 0.2% rise in February, according to the Commerce Department
April 28, 2003 - Industry News
For a fifth year in a row, FedEx Supply Chain Services (FSCS), a FedEx Corp. company that provides supply-chain management solutions, has earned a General Motors "Supplier of the Year" award
Prime Inc., a leading international refrigerated, flatbed and liquid bulk truckload carrier headquartered in Springfield, Mo., has announced the purchase of Salt Lake City-based C.H. Dredge & Co.
Michigan petroleum marketers Fick & Sons Inc. will host Charlie's 4th annual Truck Show May 30-June 1 at Charlie's Corner Travel Center, located at I-75, Exit 251 in Grayling, Mich
April 25, 2003 - Industry News
Mullen Transportation Inc. generated record revenues of $125.8 million in the first quarter, compared to last year's $88.1 million, an increase of 42.8%.
Celadon Group Inc., a truckload carrier headquartered in Indianapolis, reported net income for the third quarter ended March 31, 2003, increased to $0.5 million, or six cents per share, compared with net income of $0.3 million
Manufacturers shipped 1.0% more durable goods in March than February and booked 2.0% more orders, according to a Commerce Department report.
SCS Transportation Inc. a Kansas City-based trucking transportation company, has reported revenue of $200.1 million in the first quarter of 2003, up 9% from $183.5 million in the first quarter of 2002.
April 24, 2003 - Industry News
Overcoming a harsh winter, an uncertain economy and the highest quarterly diesel fuel prices on record, Overnite Holding Inc., reported operating income of $12.6 million on $341.2 million in revenue
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. headquartered in Thomasville, N.C., said first-quarter revenues from operations increased 20.2% to $152,865,000 from $127,147,000 for the first quarter of 2002.
April 23, 2003 - Industry News
The 31st annual North American Truck Show gets underway Thursday, May 8 at the Bayside Expo Center in Boston
Ryder System Inc., a leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, reported earnings of $20.9 million for the first quarter of 2003, up 24% compared with $16.8 million in the year-earlier period.
More than 75% of the fleets polled by CK Marketing & Communications this month, indicated that they plan to purchase both power units and trailer
April 22, 2003 - Industry News
Yellow Corp. has reported first quarter 2003 income of $5.6 million, or $.19 per share, up substantially from about break-even performance in the first quarter of 2002
UPS has reported solid first-quarter results driven by its international and non-package businesses, with both segments generating strong revenue growth and record-setting profits
The Conference Board reported that its index of leading economic indicators fell 0.2% in March on top of a 0.6% decline over the prior two months.
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