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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

January 29, 2002 - Industry News

Frost & Sullivan To Host Briefing On Component Market

Frost & Sullivan will host a 30-minute conference call on Monday, Feb. 4, on the latest in the heavy-duty truck component market

Tags: Events

January 29, 2002 - Industry News

Trucker Prayer Day Scheduled

The Third Annual National Day of Prayer for Truckers will be conducted at the Mid America Trucking Show on March 21 at 9 a.m. in Room 101 of the South Wing of the Exposition Hall in Louisville, Ky

Tags: Events

January 29, 2002 - Industry News

Texas Governor Unveils Ambitious Transportation Plan

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Monday unveiled the "Trans Texas Corridor" plan, which would incorporate toll and non-toll roads, high-speed freight and commuter rail, utilities and telecommunications infrastructure - all in the same corridors

Tags: Highways

January 29, 2002 - Industry News

OOIDA Says Fuel Taxes On Toll Roads Unconstitutional

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the constitutionality of the collection of fuel taxes on toll roads in New York state

Tags: Highways

January 29, 2002 - Industry News

Consumer Confidence & Durable Goods Orders/Shipments Increase

Two good pieces of news about the American economy were released Tuesday: Consumer confidence and durable goods orders and shipments are on the increase

Tags: Economy

January 28, 2002 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress, CNF, Covenant & UPS Report Financials

Four of the country's largest trucking and transportation providers reported their latest financial results. U.S. Xpress, CNF, Covenant Transportation and United Parcel Service have announced their fourth quarter and year-end results

Tags: Fleets

January 25, 2002 - Industry News

Treasury Predicts Road-Building Fund Shortfall

Recession-year deficits and plummeting fuel tax revenues could mean bad news for highway projects

Tags: Highways

January 25, 2002 - Industry News

2001 Heavy Truck Sales Numbers Plunge

Annual sales for U.S. heavy truck makers took a big hit last year, with every truck maker seeing declines in their retail sales

Tags: Economy

January 25, 2002 - Industry News

Yellow Freight Renamed, Parent Company Releases Financials

Yellow Corporation, Overland Park, Kan., made several announcements on Friday, including releasing its earnings reports for the fourth quarter and year end 2001

Tags: Fleets

January 24, 2002 - Industry News

Winter Makes I-84 Treacherous

While other parts of the country enjoy a mild winter, a series of whiteouts and blizzards along Interstate 84 in northeast Oregon has made this winter the worst in six years

Tags: Highways

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