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October 4, 2001 - Industry News

Factory Orders Steady, Shipments Fall In August

Orders for goods from U.S. factories are holding steady, with the news taking analysts by surprise while shipments continued their decline

Tags: Economy

October 3, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Traffic To Be Rerouted For LSU Football Game

Truckers traveling near Louisiana State University's Tiger Stadium Saturday will have to find an alternate route due to increased security measures for its football game with Florida

Tags: Highways

October 3, 2001 - Industry News

Officials Urge Speed On Hoover Dam Bypass

With U.S. 93 over Nevada's Hoover Dam still closed to all but local truck traffic, some officials are urging quick action on a planned bypass

Tags: Highways

October 3, 2001 - Industry News

Canadian National, Union Pacific Expand Intermodal Service

Canadian National Railway and Union Pacific Railroad announced a new truck-competitive service for intermodal shipments moving between Central Canada, Michigan, Texas and Mexico City

Tags: Intermodal

October 2, 2001 - Industry News

Officials Look At LA Port Security

Security at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach may come under closer scrutiny following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11

Tags: Intermodal

October 2, 2001 - Industry News

Schneider Rolls Out TruckRail Express Service

Schneider National, Green Bay, Wis., has introduced TruckRail Express, a new intermodal service combining truck-level transit -- between 500 and 600 miles per day -- with intermodal-level savings

Tags: Intermodal

October 2, 2001 - Industry News

Fed Cuts Interest Rates For Ninth Time This Year

The Federal Reserve has cut interest rates for the ninth time this year. Tuesday the Fed decided to lower its target for the federal funds rate by 50 basis points to 2.5 percent

Tags: Economy

October 1, 2001 - Industry News

CFI Announces Driver Pay Increase

Contract Freighters, Joplin, Mo., is offering drivers who stay with the company longer more pay

Tags: Fleets

October 1, 2001 - Industry News

Manufacturing Slips As Expected In September

The first economic numbers since the Sept. 11 attack on America show manufacturing activity is still down

Tags: Economy

September 30, 2001 - Industry News

USF Bestway Expands In Southwest

USF Bestway is building two new facilities as part of its strategy to provide the Pacific Southwest with next-day, regional, and national transportation services

Tags: Fleets

September 30, 2001 - Industry News

Yellow Trims Workforce

Yellow Corp., Overland Park, Kan., has cut more than 150 workers in response to the uncertain business environment

Tags: Fleets

September 30, 2001 - Industry News

Technology Hand In Hand With Business At McLeod Users Conference

"Most of us remember when the only common thread between trucking and technology was the letter T." That's obviously no longer the case, and it was well demonstrated during McLeod Software's annual user's conference last week in McLeod's headquarter city of Birmingham, Ala

Tags: Events

September 28, 2001 - Industry News

2nd Quarter GDP Revised Up, Outlook Still Bleak

Gross Domestic Product rose slightly in the second period, according to new numbers from the U.S Commerce Department, but dropped steeply from the growth rate earlier in the year

Tags: Economy

September 28, 2001 - Industry News

UTA Going Ahead With Second Annual Convention

The Used Truck Assn. is going forward with its second annual convention, Nov. 8-10 at the Rio Rico Resort in Rio Rico (near Tucson), Ariz

Tags: Events

September 27, 2001 - Industry News

ABF Recognized For Claims/Loss Prevention & Security

ABF Freight System has been recognized by the American Trucking Associations as the top motor carrier both in claims/loss prevention and in security

Tags: Fleets

September 27, 2001 - Industry News

USF Opens New Service Centers

USF Distribution has opened new service centers in Houston and Lakeland, Fla

Tags: Fleets

September 27, 2001 - Industry News

Durable Goods Orders & Shipments Fall

New figures released Thursday show durable goods manufacturing and shipments fell during August

Tags: Economy

September 26, 2001 - Industry News

ATA Honors Three Trucking Companies For Safety

The American Trucking Associations named three motor carriers as winners of its 2001 National Truck Safety Contest

Tags: Fleets

September 26, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Parade Crosses Bridge Silently To Honor Terror Victims

The annual truck parade in St. Ignace was silent this year. (File photo by Bette Garber)

Sept. 14-16, the weekend following the attack on the World Trade Center, truckers made their annual trek to northern Michigan for the sixth annual Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show in St. Ignac

Tags: Events

September 25, 2001 - Industry News

Consumer Confidence Drops

Consumer confidence in the American economy has taken a nosedive

Tags: Economy

September 25, 2001 - Industry News

FedEx Ground Expands Home Delivery Service

FedEx Ground will open 63 more FedEx Home Delivery terminal

Tags: Fleets

September 25, 2001 - Industry News

Railroads Expand Intermodal Service

Railroads continue to band together to offer intermodal services they say can compete head-on with trucking

Tags: Intermodal

September 25, 2001 - Industry News

Roadway Third Quarter Results Mixed

Roadway Corp., Akron, Ohio, saw income and revenues down from last year, but reported better results than the first two quarters of this year

Tags: Fleets

September 24, 2001 - Industry News

National Safety Council To Honor Ryder

The National Safety Council will honor Ryder System, Miami, Fla., and its president and CEO Gregory Swienton with its 2002 Green Cross for Safety Medal for exemplary commitment to workplace safety and corporate citizenship

Tags: Fleets

September 24, 2001 - Industry News

Desert Storm Leader To Address ATA Conference

Retired General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, commander of U.S. troops in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm during the 1990-91 Persian Gulf war, will speak at the American Trucking Associations' 2001 Management Conference and Exhibition

Tags: Events

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