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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

December 17, 2001 - Industry News

Speed Limits Drop In Houston

In an attempt to meet federal clean air standards, Texas will cut the speed limit to 55 mph in the eight-county Houston area

Tags: Highways

December 17, 2001 - Industry News

UPS Faces Busiest Day Of Year

UPS is expected to deliver more than 18 million packages worldwide today, its busiest day of the year

Tags: Fleets

December 14, 2001 - Industry News

Production Inventories Fall, Consumer Prices Unchanged

Industrial production fell in November for the 14th month in a row

Tags: Economy

December 13, 2001 - Industry News

Retail Sales Dive, Wholesale Prices & Unemployment Fall

Retail sales have taken a beating while prices at the wholesale level and unemployment have improved

Tags: Economy

December 12, 2001 - Industry News

New Jersey Raises Speed Limits

New Jersey is raising the speed limit to 65 mph on 125 more miles of highways

Tags: Highways

December 11, 2001 - Industry News

Interest Rates Cut, Manufacturers See Better Times While Wholesale Inventories, Sales Fall

Interest rates have been cut by the Federal Reserve Bank for the 11th time this year in a move to put some life into a weak American economy

Tags: Economy

December 10, 2001 - Industry News

Trucking Stocks Get Attention

Wall Street analysts, anticipating an economic recovery in the coming months, are recommending a number of trucking stocks to investors

Tags: Economy

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