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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.

Tags: Events

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

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.

Tags: Events

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.

Tags: Events

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.

Tags: Events

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.

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