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March 19, 2003 - Industry News

FedEx Reports Profits Up 23% for 3rd Quarter

FedEx Corp., Memphis, Tenn., reported profits were up 23% for the third quarter. The company also reported earnings of $147 million, or 49 cents per shar

March 18, 2003 - Industry News

Miss Kentucky Signing Autographs at Mid-America

Miss Kentucky 2002 -- Mary Catherine Correll -- will sign autographs from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, in the Kenworth Truck Co. booth (No. 3410)

Tags: Events

March 18, 2003 - Industry News

Storms Slow Housing Starts, But Boom Continues

February housing starts fell to 1.62 million from 1.82 in January, mostly due to unseasonably bad building weather in much of the country.

Tags: Economy

March 17, 2003 - Industry News

Kenworth to Reveal Harley Winner Thursday at Mid-America

The spotlight might be on shiny new trucks at this week's 2003 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., but one lucky truck driver will be riding a shiny new Harley-Davidson motorcycle at the show, courtesy of Kenworth Truck Co.

Tags: Events

March 14, 2003 - Industry News

Oil Prices Drive Inflation Higher; Factory Production Down

The Producer Price Index increased 1.0% in February on top of a huge 1.6% rise in January. Meanwhile, factory production dropped 0.1% for the month.

Tags: Economy

March 13, 2003 - Industry News

Speed Limits to Change in Memphis Area

The Tennessee Department of Transportation is making speed limit changes on interstates in the Memphis area.

Tags: Highways

March 13, 2003 - Industry News

February Retail Sales Drop Sharply

February retail sales fell 1.7%, confirming that bad weather and war fears have ended the brief December/January 1.9% surge in consumer spending.

Tags: Economy

March 12, 2003 - Industry News

Old Dominion Service Center Completed

Work has been completed on a new 23,000-square-foot service center for Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. in Salt Lake City, Utah.

March 12, 2003 - Industry News

Second Avalanche Closes Trans-Canada Highway

An avalanche has again closed the Trans-Canada Highway east of Revelstoke in south central British Columbia and the major east-west route could remain closed for several days

Tags: Highways

March 11, 2003 - Industry News

CF Signs Letter of Intent to Sell Canadian Freightways

Consolidated Freightways Corp. (CF) has signed a letter of intent with CF Canada Acquisition Ltd. to sell the assets of its Canadian subsidiary, Canadian Freightways Ltd. (CFL)

March 10, 2003 - Industry News

2003 North America Truck Show Marks 31st Year

The North American Truck Show will hold its 31st annual exhibition on May 8, 9 and 10 at the Bayside Expo Center in Boston.

Tags: Events

March 6, 2003 - Industry News

USF Bestway Opens New Terminal in Austin

USF Bestway Inc., a regional carrier unit of USFreightways Corp., has relocated to a larger facility in Austin, Texas.

March 6, 2003 - Industry News

Volvo Trucks' Drive The Future Tour Returns for Spring 2003

Professional drivers across the United States and Canada will again have the opportunity to test-drive the new Volvo VN, as the Drive the Future tour hits the road this spring, courtesy of Volvo Trucks North America Inc

Tags: Events

March 5, 2003 - Industry News

Day of Prayer for Truckers is March 20

The Fourth Annual National Day of Prayer will be observed on March 20 at the Mid-America Truck Show in Louisville, Ky.

Tags: Events

March 5, 2003 - Industry News

Quality Carriers Adds New Affiliate

Quality Carriers, the Tampa-based transportation subsidiary of Quality Distribution LLC, has added Eaton's Trucking Service, Johnstown, N.Y., to its affiliate partner program.

March 5, 2003 - Industry News

Schneider National to Add 200 New Jobs

Schneider National Inc. is seeking candidates in eastern Ohio, western Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia to fill 200 new regional driver positions

March 4, 2003 - Industry News

Lowe's Lauds Schneider National Service

Schneider National Inc., a transportation and logistics services provider and one of North America's largest truckload carriers, has received the "Outstanding Carrier Award for Store Direct Delivery"

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Mid-America's Expedited Trucking InfoCenter Expanded

Due to its success in its first appearance at the Mid-America Trucking Show 2002, the Expedited Trucking InfoCenter will be expanding from a 500-square-foot area to more than 3,500 square feet.

Tags: Events

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Economic Reports Show Mixed Results

Personal income and construction spending are on the rise, manufacturing is slowly expanding while consumer spending is down according to different economic reports released Monday

Tags: Economy

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Firm Seeks Acquisition of Xcalibur Xpress

National Management Consulting Inc. has entered into a letter of intent with Transportation Logistics Int'l Inc. to acquire Xcalibur Xpress Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Transportation Logistics, in exchange for a combination of stock and notes.

Tags: Intermodal

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Investors Confirm CF Buy Won't Happen

A group of investors from Fort Worth, Texas, who were trying to buy Consolidated Freightways out of bankruptcy and breathe life into the company have called it quits

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Rand McNally's MileMaker Celebrates 2 Decades

Before computers were invented and 18-wheel trucks hit the road, Rand McNally was laying the groundwork for MileMaker software. Since its introduction in electronic format in 1982, MileMaker has remained the industry standard software for routing and rating products by evolving with the changing needs of the commercial trucking market.

Tags: Highways

February 28, 2003 - Industry News

Training Magazine Names J.B. Hunt Among Tops

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., one of the largest transportation logistics providers in North America, has been named to the Training Top 100 ranking as determined each year by Training magazine.

February 28, 2003 - Industry News

Harsh Weather Impacts SCS Transportation Earnings

SCS Transportation Inc. says earnings for the quarter ending March 31, 2003, are expected to be below the $.10 to $.14 per share guidance previously announced on Jan. 24

February 27, 2003 - Industry News

SAE 2003 World Congress Opens Today

New programs highlight the Society of Automotive Engineers' SAE 2003 World Congress, which got under way today at Cobo Center in Troy, Mich.

Tags: Events

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