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April 15, 2003 - Industry News

Roadway's Revenues Jump 26% for Quarter

Roadway Corp. said revenues for the 12 weeks constituting the company's first quarter, were $754,070,000, up 26% when compared to revenues of $598,967,000 for the same period last year.

April 15, 2003 - Industry News

J. B. Hunt Doubles Earnings in 1st Quarter

J. B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. announced first quarter 2003 net earnings of $11.2 million, or 28 cents per share, up from $4.9 million, or 13 cents per share for the same period last year.

April 14, 2003 - Industry News

NTSB to Hold Symposium on Vehicle Recorders

The National Transportation Safety Board, in conjunction with the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), will host a symposium on transportation vehicle recorders, June 4-5, 2003, in Arlington, Va.

Tags: Events

April 11, 2003 - Industry News

Energy Prices Drive Inflation Up; Retail Sales Jump

The March Producer Price index from the Department of Commerce soared 1.6% from February on top of a 2.5% rise over the prior two months.

Tags: Economy

April 11, 2003 - Industry News

Being Prepared is Key for Upswing Says Leasing Group

The Equipment Leasing Association's (ELA) president, Michael Fleming, told industry leaders in Chicago last week that there is pent-up demand for new equipment that will require companies to seek out more flexible financing to meet the demand

Tags: Economy

April 10, 2003 - Industry News

P.A.M. Transportation Acquires McNeill Trucking

P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc., has closed the acquisition of McNeill Trucking Inc. of Little Rock, Ark.

April 10, 2003 - Industry News

Rising Import Prices Cut Trade Deficit

The U.S. trade deficit improved 3.2% in February as the balance of services improved, goods exports rose 1.1% and goods imports fell 0.2%, according to the Department of Commerce.

Tags: Economy

April 9, 2003 - Industry News

CF Terminates Letter of Intent to Sell Canadian Freightways

Consolidated Freightways Corp has exercised its right to terminate a letter of intent to sell substantially all of the assets owned and used by its Canadian subsidiaries, Canadian Freightways (CFL)

April 9, 2003 - Industry News

Overnite Reduces Transit Times From NY City and Miami

Overnite Transportation Co., one of the nation's largest less-than-truckload carriers, says it reduced transit times this week from both New York City and Miami to locations in 16 states and Western Canada.

April 8, 2003 - Industry News

USFreightways Lowers First-Quarter Expectations

USFreightways Corp. said it expects earnings from operations for the first quarter, which ended April 5, 2003, will be in the range of 10- to 16-cents per share instead of the 22- to 30-cent guidance presented earlier.

April 7, 2003 - Industry News

Werner Declares Quarterly Dividend

The board of directors of Werner Enterprises Inc., Omaha, Neb., declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 2 cents per share payable to stockholders of record on April 21, 2003.

April 7, 2003 - Industry News

Ryder, University Host Supply Chain Seminar

Ryder System Inc., a global leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, and the University of Miami have announced seminar dates for the University of Miami Anthony Burns Center for Advanced Supply Chain Management.

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April 4, 2003 - Industry News

Heartland Express Expands Operating Facilities

Heartland Express Inc. has announced the purchase and planned purchase of regional operating terminals in or near Columbus, Ohio; Carlisle, Pa.; Chester Va.; and Memphis Tenn.

April 4, 2003 - Industry News

CF Puts 8 More Facilities Up for Auction Thursday

As part of the largest real estate sale in transportation history -- 220 properties with an appraised value of more than $400 million -- Consolidated Freightways is placing a number of its distribution facilities on the auction block this Thursday

April 4, 2003 - Industry News

Jobless Figures Up, But So Are Hourly Wages

Even with 108,000 fewer jobs, the labor market report for March was still better than the report for February, says Jim Haughey, Newport Communication's senior economist

Tags: Economy

April 3, 2003 - Industry News

SARS Virus Threatens Asian Imports

The SARS virus has begun to slow economic activity in Asian economies, says Newport Communications' senior economist Jim Haughey.

Tags: Economy

April 3, 2003 - Industry News

USFreightways Seeks Name Change to USF

USFreightways Corp. is asking its shareholders to change its name to USF Corp

April 2, 2003 - Industry News

New Penn Wins Outstanding Carrier Award

New Penn Motor Express Inc., Lebanon, Pa., recently received the Outstanding Carrier Award Chanel Inc

April 2, 2003 - Industry News

SKF, Chicago Rawhide Announce Harley Winners

SKF and Chicago Rawhide have announced the winners of their Heavy-Duty Cash/Harley-Davidson contest.

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April 2, 2003 - Industry News

Manufacturing Slips in February

Nondurable goods orders and shipments dropped 1.4% in February from January according to a new report from the Department of Commerce.

Tags: Economy

April 1, 2003 - Industry News

March Manufacturing Index Falls Sharply

The March manufacturing index from the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) dropped to 46.2 in March from 50.5 in February over concerns about the impact of the war in Iraq.

Tags: Economy

March 31, 2003 - Industry News

Ryder Equips 5,500 Trucks With PrePass

Ryder System Inc. said it will equip 5,500 Dedicated Contract Carriage trucks and tractors with PrePass, giving its drivers the opportunity to bypass weigh stations

March 31, 2003 - Industry News

MATS 2003 Touted as a Major Success

Now that the dust has settled on the fairgrounds in Louisville, Ky., Exhibit Management Associates Inc. has proclaimed the 2003 Mid-America Trucking Show a resounding success

Tags: Events

March 28, 2003 - Industry News

Con-Way Breaking Ground Wednesday for Georgia Service Center

Con-Way Southern Express (CSE), a regional less-than-truckload business-to-business freight carrier is expanding its freight handling capacity in the southwest Atlanta metropolitan area

March 28, 2003 - Industry News

February Income Rises, Spending Volume Falls

Personal income rose 0.3% in February, on track with the trend over the past year, but nervous consumers kept consumption spending unchanged while the volume of consumer purchases, after inflation, fell 0.4% due to soaring energy prices.

Tags: Economy

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