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October 25, 2002 - Industry News

Durable Goods Recovery Still Stalled

Orders for durable goods plunged in September, while shipments declined less, according to figures released Friday by the U.S. Commerce Department

Tags: Economy

October 24, 2002 - Industry News

Florida Trucking Unit Shuts Down; 55 Drivers Out of Work

Florida East Coast Industries Inc. is closing its money-losing long-haul trucking business immediately and laying off all of its 55 full-time drivers

Tags: Fleets

October 24, 2002 - Industry News

Mullen Transportation Reports 3rd Quarter Results

Mullen Transportation Inc. reported its financial and operating results for the three months and nine months ending Sept. 30, 2002 with comparisons to the same periods one year earlier

Tags: Fleets

October 24, 2002 - Industry News

Rail Intermodal Rebounds After West Coast Dock Shutdown

Rail intermodal traffic was up sharply during the week ended Oct. 19 as West Coast docks continued to clear up the backlog of containers that occurred as a result of their earlier shutdown

Tags: Intermodal

October 24, 2002 - Industry News

Prime Inc. Buys Assets Of Bankrupt Rocor International

Prime Inc., an international refrigerated, flatbed and liquid-bulk truckload carrier with headquarters in Springfield, Mo., has purchased the assets of bankrupt Rocor International Inc., Oklahoma's largest trucker

Tags: Fleets

October 23, 2002 - Industry News

Colorado DOT Using New Liquid De-icer Product

Responding to concerns raised by Colorado Motor Carriers Assn. and others, the Colorado Department of Transportation will be using a new liquid de-icer product this winter.

Tags: Highways

October 23, 2002 - Industry News

New Report IDs 25 Worst Bridges and Roads in Rhode Island

One in four major bridges in Rhode Island is deficient and in need of repair or improvement, and one out of five of the state's non-Interstate major roads are in poor condition, according to a new study

Tags: Highways

October 23, 2002 - Industry News

Seattle's 'Blood Alley' Widened to 4 Lanes

A dangerous two-lane road that truckers prefer to travel rather than face Seattle-area traffic became a four-lane highway this week

Tags: Highways

October 23, 2002 - Industry News

Ryder Net Earnings of $33.8 Million Improve From 2001 Deficit

Ryder System Inc., a Miami-based leader in supply chain and transportation management solutions, has reported third-quarter 2002 net earnings improved to $33.8 million, compared with a net loss of $5.5 million in the third quarter of 2001.

Tags: Fleets

October 23, 2002 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Revenues Up 6.1% for 3rd Quarter

U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn., has reported that operating revenue for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2002, increased 6.1% to $220.1 million compared with $207.5 million for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2001.

Tags: Fleets

October 23, 2002 - Industry News

3rd Quarter Revenues Up For USFreightways

USFreightways Corp. reported revenue for the third quarter ended Sept. 28, 2002 of $634.5 million compared to $618.6 million reported for the third quarter last year.

Tags: Fleets

October 22, 2002 - Industry News

Roadway Express Named One of Nation's Leading IT Innovators

Roadway Express Inc. has been named one of the most innovative users of information technology by InformationWeek in its 14th annual InformationWeek 500 issue recently published

Tags: Fleets

October 22, 2002 - Industry News

Ryder Campaign Addresses Concerns About New Engines

Ryder System Inc., a global leader in supply chain and transportation management solutions, has launched a marketing campaign related to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) mandate requiring new heavy-duty diesel engines meet the new emissions standards

Tags: Fleets

October 22, 2002 - Industry News

Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge Project Announced

Construction of a bridge bypass project at Hoover Dam that will ease congestion and safety concerns at the dam was announced this week by officials from Nevada and Arizona

Tags: Highways

October 22, 2002 - Industry News

Heartland Express Ranked Among 200 Best By Forbes

Heartland Express Inc. of Iowa was ranked as one of the "200 Best Small Companies," according to the annual Forbes list, which appeared in the Oct. 28 issue

Tags: Fleets

October 22, 2002 - Industry News

UPS 3rd Quarter Results Show Solid Gain In Revenues

UPS, with headquarters in Atlanta, Ga., has reported third quarter results that included a solid gain in revenue, a rise in profits, strong international growth and continued improvemen

Tags: Fleets

October 22, 2002 - Industry News

Florida Express Carriers to Discontinue Regional Long-Haul Trucking

Florida East Coast Industries Inc. (FECI) has announced that it is discontinuing its regional long-haul trucking operations through its subsidiary, Florida Express Carriers Inc., (FLX)

Tags: Intermodal

October 22, 2002 - Industry News

Yellow Corp. Income From Continuing Operations Up 95%

Yellow Corp., Overland Park, Kan. has announced third quarter 2002 income from continuing operations, excluding unusual items, of $.37 per share, up 95% from $.19 per share in the third quarter of 2001

Tags: Fleets

October 21, 2002 - Industry News

Arkansas Best's Earnings Up In 3rd Quarter

Arkansas Best Corp. announced third quarter 2002 net income of $18.3 million, or $0.73 per diluted common share, compared to third quarter 2001 net income of $13 million, or $0.52 per diluted common share

Tags: Fleets

October 21, 2002 - Industry News

Averitt Announces Winners Of Truck Driving, Tow Motor Championships

Averitt Express recently held its companywide 2002 Driving and Tow Motor Championship at its service center in Cookeville, Tenn

Tags: Fleets

October 21, 2002 - Industry News

Index Of Leading Indicators Down For 4th Month

Concerns over the future of the U.S. economy were raised Monday with a new report showing activity fell for a fourth consecutive month

Tags: Economy

October 21, 2002 - Industry News

CNF Quarterly Results Slights Improved

CNF Inc. has reported third-quarter net income from continuing operations of $43.6 million or 79 cents per diluted share.

Tags: Fleets

October 18, 2002 - Industry News

Width Restrictions Affect Trucking on Oregon Bridge

Repairs to the Lone Rock Bridge on Oregon Highway 138 at milepost 22, about 19 miles east of Roseburg will restrict lanes to a maximum of 8 feet, six inches beginning Wednesday and running through mid-December

Tags: Highways

October 18, 2002 - Industry News

U.S. House Passes Ports-To-Plains Trucking Corridor Bill

Plans for a major trade route that would cut through Amarillo, Texas, on its way from Mexico to Canada took an important step forward late last week as the U.S. House approved a bill to define the pat

Tags: Highways

October 18, 2002 - Industry News

Wright Express Receives Maine Investors Award

Wright Express has received the Maine Investors Award in recognition of the company's ongoing commitment to improving the Maine economy

Tags: Fleets

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