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July 5, 2005 - Industry News

CFI Offers Northeast Bonus Pay

Truckload carrier Contract Freighters Inc., Joplin, Mo., -- known as CFI –- has announced it will pay drivers an additional 5 cents per mile bonus for dispatched trips in 12 qualifying states and the District of Columbia

July 1, 2005 - Industry News

Only in Australia: One Tractor Will Attempt to Pull 120 Trailers

According to a press release from Australia, “At midday on the 18th of February 2006 at Clifton on the Darling Downs an attempt to break the World Record for the world’s longest road train with a single prime move

Tags: Events

July 1, 2005 - Industry News

ICON Driver Named PacLease and TRALA Driver of the Year

Paccar Leasing Co. (PacLease), Bellevue, Wash., has named Pat Rule the PacLease Driver of the Year for 2005. Orville “Pat” Rule Jr. of Avon, Ind., has logged nearly 50 years of accident-free truck driving

July 1, 2005 - Industry News

Former Homeland Security Secretary Ridge to Speak at TMW’s November Client Conference

TMW Systems Inc., Beachwood, Ohio, announced that Tom Ridge, former Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and former Governor of Pennsylvania, will be a keynote speaker at its 19th Annual Client Conference and Vendor Showcase Nov. 6-9, 200

Tags: Events

July 1, 2005 - Industry News

Shell Rotella Names SuperRigs Contest Winners

Tom and Kim Turner of Cynthiana, Ky., captured top honors – Best of Show – with their 1995 Peterbilt 379 tractor and a matching 2003 Transcraft step deck trailer at the recent 2005 Shell Rotella SuperRigs Contest in Wildwood, Fla

Tags: Events

July 1, 2005 - Industry News

Karmak User Technology Conference Set for October in St. Louis

Karmak, Carlinville, Ill., announced that it will host the largest user conference in its near 25-year history Oct. 17 – 21, 2005

Tags: Events

July 1, 2005 - Industry News

Wilson Logistics Becomes TNT Freight Management

Wilson Logistics Group has changed its name to TNT Freight Management. TNT acquired Wilson Logistics Group in August 2004

July 1, 2005 - Industry News

U.S. Companies Head for Russian Commercial Vehicle Trade Show

AutoTrans, the commercial vehicle and bus trade fair for Russia, to be held Sept. 13-16 in Moscow, has confirmed the addition of Payless Car and Truck Sales to the larger than expected roster of exhibiting companies from the U.S

Tags: Events

June 28, 2005 - Industry News

ATA: Driver Appreciation Week is Just Around the Corner

The American Trucking Assns. has issued a reminder that National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2005 will begin Sunday, Aug. 21, and run through Saturday, Aug. 27

Tags: Events

June 27, 2005 - Industry News

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Coming Up July 14-15

The Iowa 80 Truckstop is reminding the trucking community that the 26th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree will be held July 14-15. Of course it takes place at the Iowa 80 Truckstop, I-80 Exit 284, Walcott, Iowa

Tags: Events

June 27, 2005 - Industry News

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Shows Moderate Rise in May

The American Trucking Assns.' for-hire Truck Tonnage Index released on Monday rose 0.7% for May as tonnage volumes increased slightly. The increase marked the first sequential rise in tonnage volumes since January

Tags: Economy

June 26, 2005 - Industry News

Mack Crowns Winning Bulldog Idol

Mack Trucks Inc. said the winner of the first ever Bulldog Idol contest that took place during the company’s Community Open House on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 1

Tags: Events

June 26, 2005 - Industry News

Cincinnati Enquirer: Upgrades Coming For I-75 in Ohio

“Trucks will continue to travel up and down Interstate 75 during construction. That's because lanes will be narrowed only from 12 feet to 10 feet during work - still wide enough for big trucks to navigate.

Tags: Highways

June 24, 2005 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Drivers Of The Month Get A Taste Of Life In The Fast Lane

Senior company driver, Keith Badtram co-drove the #44 Coast Guard Shield of Freedom Chevrolet Monte Carlo racecar hauler for the Bashas’ Supermarkets 200 at the Phoenix International Raceway in Phoenix in April.

Barr-Nunn Transportation Inc., has recognized drivers Scott Adair, Keith Badtram and Wayne Johnson as its Drivers of the Month.

June 23, 2005 - Industry News

Crude Oil Tops $60 a Barrel, Stocks Tumble

Crude oil prices soared to a record $60 a barrel Thursday, and stocks tumbled after FedEx Corp. said high fuel prices will hurt profits

Tags: Economy

June 21, 2005 - Industry News

Driver Turnover Takes One Small Step Back From Historic High

The American Trucking Associations reported Tuesday that driver turnover fell from its record high for large truckload carriers during the first quarter as pay increases improved driver retention

June 20, 2005 - Industry News

Schneider Acquires Port Service Company With Operations in Six Major U.S. Ports

Schneider Logistics Inc., Green Bay, Wisc., announced Friday that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire American Port Services, a U.S. provider of port transloading/deconsolidation, warehousing, and distribution services

June 20, 2005 - Industry News

Yellow Roadway Unit Shuts Down USF Dugan in Operational Realignment

Yellow Roadway on Monday announced the first major operational changes since its purchase of USF, including the shutdown of one operating company, USF Dugan

June 18, 2005 - Industry News

Winds Sweep Truck Off Minnesota Highway, Seatbelt Saves Driver

According to Keloland TV, Sioux Falls, S.D., trucking veteran John Deneui was driving from Minneapolis to Sioux Falls earlier this month when a violent storm rolled across the prairie

Tags: Highways

June 16, 2005 - Industry News

FTR 2005 Freight Transportation Conference Set for September in Indianapolis

FTR Associates, Nashville, Ind., has scheduled its 2005 conference “America’s Freight Transportation Through 2009” for Sept. 7th in Indianapolis, Ind

Tags: Events

June 16, 2005 - Industry News

TCA Contractor of the Year Picks Up His New International

In March, the Truckload Carriers Assn. announced that Jerry Johnson with O&S Trucking of Springfield, Mo., had been named TCA Contractor of the Year. Johnson has driven more than four million miles in his 40 years on the road

Tags: Events

June 14, 2005 - Industry News

Diesel Rises Again; OPEC Says Prices Out of Their Control

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said it is operating close to full capacity and has little power to lower refined oil product prices -- particularly diesel -- on open world markets

Tags: Economy

June 14, 2005 - Industry News

UPS, Overnite Deal Clears Regulatory Hurdle

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has declined to take action in the purchase by United Parcel Service Inc. of Overnite Corp. That means the deal will not be blocked by government authorities and can go forward as planned

June 14, 2005 - Industry News

Schneider Brings Office Ergonomics to the Truck Cab

Truckload giant Schneider National Inc. announced it is working with Atlas Ergonomics to provide in-cab health and safety improvements for its more than 12,000 drivers

June 14, 2005 - Industry News

Clark Named VP of Operations for Con-Way Southern Express

Con-Way has promoted Tom W. Clark to vice president of operations for Con-Way Southern Express (CSE). He most recently served as a region manager in New England for Con-Way Central Express

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