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March 28, 2003 - Industry News

Five "Stars of the Road" Winners Announced

Five musical performers from the trucking industry were the big winners in the "Stars of the Road" talent search, which had its debut at the Mid-America Truck Show in Louisville last month

Tags: Events

March 27, 2003 - Industry News

February Durable Goods Shipments, Orders Decline

February manufacturing shipments fell 1.6% and orders dropped 1.2% in a new Commerce Department report released Thursday

Tags: Economy

March 26, 2003 - Industry News

ATD Convention April 12-14 in Philadelphia

Tom Gardner, co-founder of the Motley Fool, heads a slate of speakers at the American Truck Dealers (ATD) 40th annual convention and exposition April 12-14 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.

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March 26, 2003 - Industry News

New Senior VP Named at Atlas

Greg L. Hoover of Atlas has been promoted to the position of senior vice president, sales development for the Atlas Relocation Services Group.

March 26, 2003 - Industry News

Con-Way Wins 'LTL Carrier Of The Year' Award

For a second consecutive year, Frito-Lay North America has awarded all four of the Con-Way Transportation Services Inc. regional less-than-truckload freight carriers their "LTL Carrier of the Year" award.

March 26, 2003 - Industry News

DHL Parent Purchasing Airborne Ground Unit

Deutsche Post, owner of the DHL package-shipping service, has agreed to purchase Airborne Inc.'s ground operations and other assets for $1.05 billion in order to gain a U.S. truck delivery network and compete with FedEx and UPS.

March 25, 2003 - Industry News

Consumer Confidence Remains Low

The March consumer confidence index slipped marginally lower to 62.5, according to The Conference Board's monthly survey, released on Tuesday.

Tags: Economy

March 24, 2003 - Industry News

Volvo Kicks Off "Get In & Win" Sweepstakes

Volvo Trucks North America is giving professional drivers the chance to win four Volvo VN780s, plus Indian motorcycles, computers and thousands of other prizes through its "Get In & Win" sweepstakes.

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March 24, 2003 - Industry News

Cat Boot Giveaway on Midnight Trucking Radio

The Midnight Trucking Radio Network has announced its 9th annual "Boot Giveaway," sponsored by the Coronado by Freightliner, Caterpillar Inc., On-Highway Truck Engine Department and Cat Footwear.

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March 20, 2003 - Industry News

Heartland Express Expands Operating Facilities

Heartland Express Inc., an irregular route truckload carrier of general commodities, has purchased or plans to purchase regional operating terminals in or near Columbus, Ohio; Carlisle, Pa.; Chester Va.; and Memphis, Tenn.

March 20, 2003 - Industry News

Leading Indicators Give Up Recent Gain

The Index of Leading Economic Indicators dropped 0.4% in February after rising modestly for four months.

Tags: Economy

March 19, 2003 - Industry News

Schneider Logistics Opens Denver Brokerage Office

Schneider Logistics Inc. has opened an office in Denver to service its brokerage customers throughout the Rocky Mountain states, including Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, New Mexico and the Dakotas.

March 19, 2003 - Industry News

FedEx Reports Profits Up 23% for 3rd Quarter

FedEx Corp., Memphis, Tenn., reported profits were up 23% for the third quarter. The company also reported earnings of $147 million, or 49 cents per shar

March 18, 2003 - Industry News

Miss Kentucky Signing Autographs at Mid-America

Miss Kentucky 2002 -- Mary Catherine Correll -- will sign autographs from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, in the Kenworth Truck Co. booth (No. 3410)

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March 18, 2003 - Industry News

Storms Slow Housing Starts, But Boom Continues

February housing starts fell to 1.62 million from 1.82 in January, mostly due to unseasonably bad building weather in much of the country.

Tags: Economy

March 17, 2003 - Industry News

Kenworth to Reveal Harley Winner Thursday at Mid-America

The spotlight might be on shiny new trucks at this week's 2003 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., but one lucky truck driver will be riding a shiny new Harley-Davidson motorcycle at the show, courtesy of Kenworth Truck Co.

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March 14, 2003 - Industry News

Oil Prices Drive Inflation Higher; Factory Production Down

The Producer Price Index increased 1.0% in February on top of a huge 1.6% rise in January. Meanwhile, factory production dropped 0.1% for the month.

Tags: Economy

March 13, 2003 - Industry News

Speed Limits to Change in Memphis Area

The Tennessee Department of Transportation is making speed limit changes on interstates in the Memphis area.

Tags: Highways

March 13, 2003 - Industry News

February Retail Sales Drop Sharply

February retail sales fell 1.7%, confirming that bad weather and war fears have ended the brief December/January 1.9% surge in consumer spending.

Tags: Economy

March 12, 2003 - Industry News

Old Dominion Service Center Completed

Work has been completed on a new 23,000-square-foot service center for Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. in Salt Lake City, Utah.

March 12, 2003 - Industry News

Second Avalanche Closes Trans-Canada Highway

An avalanche has again closed the Trans-Canada Highway east of Revelstoke in south central British Columbia and the major east-west route could remain closed for several days

Tags: Highways

March 11, 2003 - Industry News

CF Signs Letter of Intent to Sell Canadian Freightways

Consolidated Freightways Corp. (CF) has signed a letter of intent with CF Canada Acquisition Ltd. to sell the assets of its Canadian subsidiary, Canadian Freightways Ltd. (CFL)

March 10, 2003 - Industry News

2003 North America Truck Show Marks 31st Year

The North American Truck Show will hold its 31st annual exhibition on May 8, 9 and 10 at the Bayside Expo Center in Boston.

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March 6, 2003 - Industry News

USF Bestway Opens New Terminal in Austin

USF Bestway Inc., a regional carrier unit of USFreightways Corp., has relocated to a larger facility in Austin, Texas.

March 6, 2003 - Industry News

Volvo Trucks' Drive The Future Tour Returns for Spring 2003

Professional drivers across the United States and Canada will again have the opportunity to test-drive the new Volvo VN, as the Drive the Future tour hits the road this spring, courtesy of Volvo Trucks North America Inc

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