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December 6, 2002 - Industry News

Magazine Says ABF Among Best Firms For Sales Force

ABF Freight System Inc., Fort Smith, Ark. has been named by Selling Power magazine as one of the top three companies to sell for in the service sector of the United States economy

December 6, 2002 - Industry News

CF Auction Held Friday; 70 More Scheduled

An auction held Friday for trailers and office equipment at bankrupt Consolidated Freightways Corp. was to be followed by about 70 similar sales across the country involving the assets of the nation's third-largest less-than-truckload (LTL) motor carrier

December 6, 2002 - Industry News

Yellow Transportation Places Order For 154 Volvo VNs

Volvo Trucks North America Inc. announced late last week that Yellow Transportation Inc. has ordered 154 Volvo VNM daycab tractors, for delivery in the first quarter of 2003

December 5, 2002 - Industry News

Veltex Buying 20 'Like New' Freightliner Trucks

Veltex Corp. has completed the purchase of 20 Freightliner trucks and has taken delivery on the first seven with the remainder slated for delivery during the next two weeks.

December 5, 2002 - Industry News

Connecticut Eyes Electronic Toll System

A Connecticut panel is considering studying a special electronic toll system, similar to the EZ Pass technology in other states, to help reduce traffic congestion on several state highways

Tags: Highways

December 5, 2002 - Industry News

Celadon Says Lifting Mexican Truck Ban Is Good News

Celadon Group Inc. said the action taken by President Bush to lift the moratorium that enables Mexican trucks to move cargo between Mexico and the U.S. should have a favorable impact on the company's future earnings.

December 4, 2002 - Industry News

Manufacturing & Productivity Post October Increases

New figures show the number of new orders and shipments in the manufacturing sector posted solid month-to-month gains, but they are still running behind last year's levels

Tags: Economy

December 4, 2002 - Industry News

Con-Way Signs On To U.S., Canada Security Initiatives

Con-Way Transportation Services Inc., Ann Arbor, Mich., has completed, signed and submitted the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) application with the United States Customs Service.

December 3, 2002 - Industry News

Covenant Transport Hikes Insurance Coverage

Covenant Transport Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn., has increased its insurance coverage since last month's filing of the company's Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the period ending Sept. 30, 2002

December 2, 2002 - Industry News

Manufacturing Still Looking For A Rebound

Manufacturing purchasing managers reported production rose sharply in November after two months of no change but they are still nervous about the outlook for further gains

Tags: Economy

December 2, 2002 - Industry News

Michigan Bridge Toll Hike Sparks Protests

A proposal to increase fares by at least $1 for vehicles crossing the Mackinac Bridge is drawing protests from communities that depend on the only land link between Michigan's Upper and Lower peninsulas

Tags: Highways

December 2, 2002 - Industry News

Rough Road Ahead For The NAFTA Superhighway

Little work has been done in the five years since Congress authorized Interstate 69, the so-called NAFTA Superhighway, a new interstate that would span the United States, linking Canada to Mexico

Tags: Highways

November 26, 2002 - Industry News

Two Firms Announce Refrigerated Trailer Service To Puerto Rico

FFE Transportation Services Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Frozen Food Express Industries, Inc., (FFXI) has entered into a joint venture with International Transport Logistics Inc. (ITL) to provide temperature-controlled and non-temperature-controlled trailer service into and out of Puerto Rico

Tags: Intermodal

November 26, 2002 - Industry News

Veltex Corp. Adding 60 Volvo Trucks By Years End

Veltex Corp. of Diamond Bar, Calif., expects to acquire 20 additional Volvo trucks by the end of November and an another 40 trucks by the end of December to add to the 46 trucks already in its fleet

November 26, 2002 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Transport Purchasing 2,100 Freightliner Trucks

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has reached an agreement with Freightliner LLC for a truck sale and trade package for 2003 that will see the transportation company purchase about 2,100 trucks from Freightliner in a one-for-one trade-in of older vehicles

November 26, 2002 - Industry News

GDP Improves Following Revision, Consumer Confidence Up

The U.S. economy performed better than previously thought during the third quarter of the year, while consumer confidence bounced back in November

Tags: Economy

November 25, 2002 - Industry News

Con-Way Logistics, DFDS Transport Inc. Sign Global Partnership Agreement

Con-Way Logistics Inc., an operating unit of Con-Way Transportation Services Inc. has announced a global partnership agreement with DFDS Transport Inc.

November 25, 2002 - Industry News

Navajo Shippers Acquires Leprino Transportation

Navajo Shippers, Commerce City, Colo., has announced the purchase of Leprino Transportation Co., a division of Leprino Foods

November 22, 2002 - Industry News

Ryder Settles Trademark Infringement Suit Against Budget

Ryder System Inc. announced it has reached a favorable out-of-court settlement of its trademark infringement litigation against Budget Group Inc

November 22, 2002 - Industry News

Texas Group Makes New Offer For Consolidated Freightway

The potential buyer of bankrupt trucking company Consolidated Freightways Inc. has made a new offer and hopes to have all the details on how he'd finance it nailed down this week

November 22, 2002 - Industry News

Patriot Transportation Announces Improved 4th Quarter Profits

Patriot Transportation Holding Inc., a Jacksonville, Fla.-based transportation business, reported net income of $1,308,000 or $.41 per diluted share for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2002, compared to a net loss of $1,333,000 or $.42 per diluted share

November 21, 2002 - Industry News

Leading Economic Indicators Flat In October

A measure of the country's overall economic health was unchanged in October, according to figures released on Thursday

Tags: Economy

November 21, 2002 - Industry News

FedEx Freight Launches European Service

FedEx Freight, in cooperation with FedEx Trade Networks, will now offer less-than-container-load (LCL) service to and from Europe, via FedEx Trade Networks Ocean Transport Service

November 21, 2002 - Industry News

E-Z Pass Commercial Vehicle Web Site Streamlines Enrollment

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Executive Director John Durbin has announced the launch of the E-ZPass commercial vehicle web site. Designed to streamline pre-enrollment into the E-ZPass commercial vehicle program, the new site provides downloadable versions

Tags: Highways

November 20, 2002 - Industry News

New Home Starts Hit The Brakes

New home starts in the United States took a nosedive in October after hitting a 16-year high the month before

Tags: Economy

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