June 12, 2003 - Industry News
A fall in gas prices masked a 0.2% rise in May non-gas station retail sales, repeating what happened in April, said Jim Haughey, Newport Communications senior economist
June 11, 2003 - Industry News
The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) will hold its first National Safety Conference, called "Strategic Planning for Private Fleets," Sept. 18 and 19
June 10, 2003 - Industry News
Michelin and WestStart-CalStart will be coordinating heavy-duty truck and commercial bus participants for the 2003 Challenge Bibendum, scheduled Sept. 23 –25 in the San Francisco area
More than 200 refrigerated trucking executives will meet July 9 – 11 at Lake Tahoe for the 20th annual meeting of the Truck Carriers Assn.’s Refrigerated Division
June 6, 2003 - Industry News
Non-durable goods manufacturing shipments fell 3.5% in April according to the Commerce Department
June 5, 2003 - Industry News
Roadway Corp. said Thursday it expects to report second quarter earnings of $0.33 per share -- 50% under the low end of the range of expectations previously set for the quarter.
June 4, 2003 - Industry News
After a brief period of one-lane traffic on I-70 Wednesday morning, all lanes of I-70 were closed once again for travel in both directions at milepost 180.5, just east of the East Vail Exit
G.I. Trucking Co., Brea, Calif., is now serving Las Vegas area customers and those shipping to Las Vegas from its new terminal and service center
June 3, 2003 - Industry News
The Mid-Atlantic Professional Truck Drivers Assn. is sponsoring the 3rd annual charity FunDrive on Sept. 6 to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation
With the first-place trophy in the five-axle competition at the West Virginia Truck Driving Championships held in Charleston last weekend, Roger Lanham, who won a national title in 1985
Capturing top honors at last weekend's Missouri Truck Driving Championships held in Joplin, a trio of Overnite Transportation Co. drivers brought home first-place trophies
PrePass recently announced a flat monthly service charge would replace the 99 cent-per-pass fee in effect since the mid-1990s.
The ISM index of manufacturing activity rose to 49.4 in May from 45.4 in April on the strength of monthly gains in orders, production and order backlogs, now all just over 50.
June 2, 2003 - Industry News
A preliminary look at the American Trucking Assns.’ (ATA) seasonally adjusted Truck Tonnage Index shows an increase to 153.0 -- or 5.4% -- in April 2003 compared with March 2003
Melton Truck Lines Inc., Tulsa, Okla., is now offering a driver orientation program at its terminal in Laredo, Texas.
Ryder System Inc. has been awarded a multi-year, multimillion-dollar transportation management contract with Vecta, a subsidiary of Steelcase Inc.
May 30, 2003 - Industry News
The April income and consumption report from the Commerce Department shows only very slim improvement from March.
May 29, 2003 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA) is presenting its new Leadership and Executive Development Trucking Academy June 17 and 18 in Chicago
Relationship building and skill refinement is the theme of the 2003 Truck Blue Book seminar to be held at the Rio Hotel and Casino June 12 through 14 in Las Vegas.
New Department of Transportation regulations require hazmat transporters to develop security plans by September of this year
A partnership that began nearly 40 years ago between two Canadian companies reached a milestone Thursday when Consolidated Fastfrate opened a 100,000-square-foot cross-dock and warehouse facility
Durable goods shipments dropped 0.7% in April, orders declined 2.4% and inventories slipped 0.1%.
May 28, 2003 - Industry News
Roadway Express Inc., one of the nation's leading less-than-truckload freight carriers, was recently honored at the California Trucking Assn.'s (CTA) annual Safety Awards banque
Tuesday economic reports confirmed that consumers will again be spending enough to provide modest growth and freight until investment and exports strengthen later this year,
May 27, 2003 - Industry News
A daylong Diesel Engine Emissions Summit will be held June 10 in conjunction with the Technology & Maintenance Council's 2003 Summer Meeting in Phoenix, Ariz
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