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January 2, 2002 - Industry News

Carrier Bankruptcies the "Worst Ever" Says Industry Researchers

Trucking has lived up to its reputation for the highest incidence of bankruptcy of any industry, says Transportation Technical Services

Tags: Economy

January 2, 2002 - Industry News

Latest Manufacturing Reports Shows Dramatic Improvements

U.S. manufacturing may be poised for a comeback. Figures released Wednesday indicate increased production in December, suggesting an almost year and half long slump could soon be over

Tags: Economy

January 2, 2002 - Industry News

Roadway Express Launches Roadway Air Service

Roadway Express, one of the nation's largest less-than-truckload carriers, has entered the airfreight business

Tags: Fleets

January 2, 2002 - Industry News

Con-Way Adds Truckload Brokerage Service

Con-Way Transportation Services, Ann Arbor, Mich., has opened a truckload brokerage operation

Tags: Fleets

January 2, 2002 - Industry News

Postal Service Signs Consolidated Freightways To Handle LTL Freight

The U.S. Postal Service has selected Consolidated Freightways to manage all USPS non-mail LTL freight delivery in the continental United States

Tags: Fleets

January 2, 2002 - Industry News

Transit Group Files For Bankruptcy Reorganization

Atlanta-based Transit Group has filed for reorganization and protection from its creditors under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code

Tags: Fleets

December 31, 2001 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Looks At I-81 Widening

Pennsylvania legislators are pushing to widen Interstate 81 from Nanticoke to Clarks Summit

Tags: Highways

December 31, 2001 - Industry News

Roadway Gets Into Next-Day Delivery

Roadway Corp., Akron, Ohio, is moving into the next-day delivery business, which it says is the fastest-growing segment of trucking - and also a profitable one

Tags: Fleets

December 28, 2001 - Industry News

Durable Goods, Jobless And Consumer Confidence Reports Released

Orders for durable goods in the United States took a nosedive in November and the latest numbers on initial jobless claims climbed slightly, but consumers are feeling better about the economy

Tags: Economy

December 27, 2001 - Industry News

Study: California Has Worst Roads

California's roads rank at the bottom of all 50 states in roadway quality and per capita dollars being spent to improve them, according to a new study from Transportation California

Tags: Highways

December 26, 2001 - Industry News

FFE Sells Non-Freight Business

Frozen Food Express Industries, Dallas, has sold the trailer and refrigeration unit related assets of one of its subsidiaries, W&B Refrigeration Service Company

Tags: Fleets

December 26, 2001 - Industry News

In Their Shoes: Dispatchers

At the heart of any trucking operation stands the dispatcher, disburser of the loads, charged with keeping the carrier's promise to deliver freight on time. The January issue of RoadStar gives truck drivers an up close and personal look at dispatchers

Tags: Fleets

December 26, 2001 - Industry News

New Jersey Commission To Study State Rest Areas

A joint resolution passed by the New Jersey Assembly creates a commission to study state rest areas

Tags: Highways

December 23, 2001 - Industry News

Economic News Generally Improved Despite Further GDP Slip

The latest economic news leading up to the Christmas holiday was generally pretty good, despite an overall reduction in the Gross Domestic Product

Tags: Economy

December 20, 2001 - Industry News

USF Bestway Relocates In Dallas

Less-than-truckload carrier USF Bestway has relocated to a larger, more strategically positioned site in Dallas in response to market demand

Tags: Fleets

December 20, 2001 - Industry News

Prime Upgrades Fleet, Give Reward For Recruiting

Prime Inc. has announced it is upgrading its fleet and has given the use of a new truck to one of their driver contractors

Tags: Fleets

December 20, 2001 - Industry News

Con-Way Cutting Out Fuel Surcharge

Con-Way Transportation Services has announced effective December 24, its fuel surcharge will go to zero

Tags: Fleets

December 19, 2001 - Industry News

FedEx Reports Higher Earnings & Business

FedEx Wednesday reported quarterly net income of $245 million, up 26% from last year's $194 million

Tags: Fleets

December 19, 2001 - Industry News

Boyd Brothers To Write Off Equipment

Alabama-based Boyd Bros. Transportation is writing off the value of about 50 tractors and other equipment at its WTI Transport division

Tags: Fleets

December 19, 2001 - Industry News

Winn-Dixie Tries to Shut Down Protest Web Site

Winn-Dixie Stores is trying to shut down a web site protesting the company's actions in firing a truck driver who cross-dressed off-duty, says the American Civil Liberties Union

Tags: Fleets

December 18, 2001 - Industry News

Trism Files For Bankruptcy Protection Again, President Stepping Down

The Georgia-based trucking company Trism has filed for bankruptcy protection and is getting a new leader

Tags: Fleets

December 18, 2001 - Industry News

National Carriers Increases Entry Lease

National Carriers, Liberal, Kan., recently increased the amount of its entry lease for owner operators

Tags: Fleets

December 18, 2001 - Industry News

Swift Teams With Railroad For Perishable Shipments

Swift Transportation and the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway announced they will offer seamless transportation services for perishable commodities

Tags: Intermodal

December 18, 2001 - Industry News

Stark's Predicts Truck Sales To Hit Bottom In First Quarter

Heavy commercial truck manufacture in the United States, Canada and Mexico will yield a new bottom in the current business cycle during the first quarter of 2002, predicts Stark's Truck & Off-Highway Ledger

Tags: Economy

December 17, 2001 - Industry News

FedEx Ground to Lower Fuel Surcharge

FedEx Ground announced that it will lower its current 1.25 percent fuel surcharge to 0.75 percent effective Jan. 7, 2002

Tags: Fleets

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