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July 25, 2001 - Industry News

Watch Out For I-40 Construction in Knoxville

Look out for lane closures on Interstate 40 in Knoxille, Tenn., this week

Tags: Highways

July 24, 2001 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Seats 5,000th Truck

U.S. Xpress headquarters was the recent site of a ceremony seating the company's 5,000th truck.

U.S. Xpress, Chattanooga, Tenn., seated its 5,000th truck during special ceremonies recently

Tags: Fleets

July 24, 2001 - Industry News

Stuck On The Schuylkill

Philadelphia's Schuylkill Expressway started round-the-clock construction lane closures Monday for the first time since 1989 - and it's a mess

Tags: Highways

July 24, 2001 - Industry News

TruckerFest To Host Blood Drive

Newport Communications' annual TruckerFest, held at The Alamo Travel Center in Reno/Sparks, Nev., will host a blood drive

Tags: Events

July 24, 2001 - Industry News

Cannon Express Involuntary Bankruptcy Proceeding Dismissed

Three men who tried to force Arkansas-based Cannon Express into involuntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy have changed their minds, and will likely face penalties for filing a frivolous lawsuit

Tags: Fleets

July 23, 2001 - Industry News

Speed Limits Higher On Some Tennessee Highways

Some non-Interstate, controlled access highways in Tennessee now have a 70-mph speed limit

Tags: Highways

July 23, 2001 - Industry News

Con-Way Sends Record Number To Championships

Con-Way Transportation Services, Ann Arbor, Mich., is sending 59 drivers to the American Trucking Association's 2001 National Truck Driving Championships in Minneapolis next month

Tags: Fleets

July 20, 2001 - Industry News

CF Posts Loss, Yellow Shows Lower Earnings

Consolidated Freightways and Yellow Corp. both announced the second quarter earnings Friday reflecting the trucking industry's struggle with a slow economy and high costs

Tags: Fleets

July 20, 2001 - Industry News

Overweight Trucks Detoured On U.S. 26 in Oregon

Trucks over 80,000 pounds are being detoured around a bridge on U.S. 26, also known as the John Day Highway, between Mt. Vernon and John Day

Tags: Highways

July 20, 2001 - Industry News

TMC Fall Meeting to Include Two Tracks

The Technology and Maintenance Council's fall meeting will live up to its new name, with tracks on both equipment and information technology

Tags: Events

July 19, 2001 - Industry News

Economists Predict Stronger Manufacturing

As some carriers shake their heads over earnings reports and recent news of decreased manufacturing during June, there’s new hope that economy may start to pick up as soon as late this summer

Tags: Economy

July 19, 2001 - Industry News

Next Phase On Mixing Bowl To Begin

The next phase of the extensive reconstruction of the Virginia intersection known as the "Mixing Bowl" is scheduled to begin next month

Tags: Highways

July 19, 2001 - Industry News

More Fleet Earnings Reports Released

While the most recent fleet financial results ranged from healthy numbers to disappointing business levels from Arkansas Best, Landstar, Overnite, UPS, Marten Transport and P.A.M. Transportation, most all seemed upbeat, one way or another

Tags: Fleets

July 18, 2001 - Industry News

More Fleet Earnings Reports Show Mixed Results

Earnings reports, with varied results, continued to come in Wednesday from trucking companies Werner Enterprices, CNF, USA Truck, Covenant Transport, Knight Transport and US Freightways

Tags: Fleets

July 18, 2001 - Industry News

CF, Daylight Announce Rate Increases

Two West Coast based less-than-truckload companies have announced rate increases

Tags: Fleets

July 18, 2001 - Industry News

Housing Starts Jump, Inflation Eases From May to June

The roller coaster ride of economic reports that affect trucking continued yesterday, with news of housing starts and inflation

Tags: Economy

July 17, 2001 - Industry News

New Jersey Association Warns Truckers of Delays On Westbound I-80

The New Jersey Motor Truck Association has issued a notice advising drivers and fleets to avoid westbound I-80 in New Jersey between the hours of 4 and 7 p.m., if at all possible

Tags: Highways

July 17, 2001 - Industry News

Neal McCoy Returns To TruckerFest

Neal McCoy will entertain truckers free at TruckerFest.

Neal McCoy, a hit with truckers at last year's TruckerFest in Reno/Sparks, Nev., is making a return appearance at this year's event, Friday, Aug. 17

Tags: Events

July 17, 2001 - Industry News

Menlo Logistics To Lay Off 400

CNF subsidiary Menlo Logistics will lay off 400 people after one of its customers went out of business

Tags: Fleets

July 17, 2001 - Industry News

Second Quarter Fleet Financials Coming In

The first wave of quarterly financial reports from the nation’s trucking companies is starting to roll in, and so far the news looks better than it did at the end of the first quarter

Tags: Fleets

July 17, 2001 - Industry News

Industrial Production Falls Again

As things started to look up with the U.S. economy with recent news of increased sales, lower wholesale prices, and higher consumer confidence, a Federal Reserve report released Tuesday showed there are still dark clouds on the horizon

Tags: Economy

July 16, 2001 - Industry News

Economic Numbers Mixed, Hope Still On The Horizon

Recently released economic numbers show the U.S. economy is slowly chugging along, but there are some indications things may be getting ready to turn around

Tags: Economy

July 16, 2001 - Industry News

Trism Downsizing

Trism Inc., Kennesaw, Ga., is getting out of areas it says has made it unprofitable over the last two years

Tags: Fleets

July 16, 2001 - Industry News

Heartland Honors 2-Million-Milers

Heartland Express, Iowa City, Iowa, announced two of its drivers have reached the feat of 2 million accident-free miles with the company

Tags: Fleets

July 16, 2001 - Industry News

Beautiful Trucks Winners At Walcott

Walcott Truckers Jamboree highlights: Trucker olympics, top left; antique trucks, top right; Super Truck Beauty Contest winners "Marooned," bottom left, and "Liquid Chicken," bottom right.

More than 60 trucks entered the Super Truck Beauty Contest at the Walcott Truckers Jamboree in Walcott, Iowa, last week

Tags: Events

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