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August 8, 2002 - Industry News

ATA Survey: Most Trucking Companies Plan To Avoid ’02 Engines

Trucking companies have been pre-buying trucks, and few plan to buy new trucks in the fourth quarter of the year, thanks to new emissions standards that go into effect Oct. 1, according to a survey released this week by the American Trucking Associations

Tags: Economy

August 8, 2002 - Industry News

Stonier Offers Faster Payment

Stonier Transportation Group, Jacksonville, Fla., is offering a new payment program designed to accelerate cash flow for its motor carriers

Tags: Fleets

August 8, 2002 - Industry News

Compromise Bill Calls For Appointments At LA Ports

A compromise bill expected to be signed into law in California would set up an appointment system for trucks hauling containers in and out of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

Tags: Intermodal

August 8, 2002 - Industry News

Smithway: Good News Despite Red Ink

Despite bottom-line losses, Smithway Motor Xpress Chairman, President and CEO William G. Smith said he’s encouraged by substantial progress on several fronts

Tags: Fleets

August 8, 2002 - Industry News

Wholesale Prices Down Slightly In July

Prices at the wholesale level dipped in July, fueling speculation the Federal Reserve could cut interest rates again to help prop up the slow-moving economy

Tags: Economy

August 7, 2002 - Industry News

Carroll Fulmer Family Buys Back Namesake

The Carroll Fulmer family is buying back its trucking company namesake from the Transit Group of Atlanta to form Carroll Fulmer Logistics Corp

Tags: Fleets

August 7, 2002 - Industry News

Rocor Files Chapter 11, Plans Sale

Rocor International, Oklahoma City, filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection petition this week in anticipation of the sale of the refrigerated carrier, possibly within the month

Tags: Fleets

August 7, 2002 - Industry News

NPTC Announces Fleet Finance Seminar

The National Private Truck Council will hold an Advanced Fleet Management Seminar on Fleet Finance

Tags: Events

August 6, 2002 - Industry News

Government Could Intervene In Case Of Port Strike

If the more than 10,000 workers represented by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union go on strike at West Coast ports, the Bush administration says it could block the strike and even call out U.S. troops to keep cargo moving

Tags: Intermodal

August 6, 2002 - Industry News

TMC Meeting Scheduled For October

"Solutions You Need, Sources You Can Trust" is the theme for the Technology & Maintenance Council's 2002 Fall Meeting

Tags: Events

August 6, 2002 - Industry News

I-81 Truck Toll Plan On Hold

The trucking industry breathed a sigh of relief as it appears a plan to widen I-81 in Virginia by adding mandatory truck toll lanes has been put on hold

Tags: Highways

August 5, 2002 - Industry News

Three Stars & Stripes Truck Beauty Contests Planned For 2003

Truckers will be able to compete for cash, prizes and high honors next year in a triple-header of truck beauty competitions expected to draw more than 125,000 people

Tags: Events

August 5, 2002 - Industry News

Manufacturing Slows, Overall Economic Growth Still Predicted

Two of the latest economic reports show a slowdown of manufacturing activity, but growth in the economy should be sustainable for the year

Tags: Economy

July 31, 2002 - Industry News

I-19 Likely To Expand In Arizona

With traffic expected to double and triple along parts of I-19 in Arizona, the state Department of Transportation is making plans to expand the freeway over the next 30 years

Tags: Highways

July 31, 2002 - Industry News

GDP Slows During Second Quarter

The American economy lost steam in the second quarter of the year, and there’s new evidence last year’s recession was worse than first thought

Tags: Economy

July 30, 2002 - Industry News

USF Reddaway Opens Two New Terminals

USF Reddaway, the Oregon-based operating company of USFreightways recently opened two spacious new terminals to better serve the Pacific Northwest region

Tags: Fleets

July 30, 2002 - Industry News

Illinois Tollway Looks At Smaller Toll Increases

The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority, after getting a toll hike increase slapped down earlier this year, is looking at borrowing money to help delay or phase in toll increases

Tags: Highways

July 30, 2002 - Industry News

Superload Cargoes Could Be Allowed On WV Turnpike

West Virginia is studying whether bridges on the state Turnpike can handle heavy haul permitted loads up to 380,000 pounds

Tags: Highways

July 30, 2002 - Industry News

Consumer Confidence Plunges

Amid growing concerns about the stock market and corporate scandals, consumer confidence took a dive in July to its lowest level in five months

Tags: Economy

July 29, 2002 - Industry News

Endeavour Capital Acquires Majority Ownership Of Market Transport

Market Transport, Ltd., a Portland, Ore.-based transportation services company, announced that Endeavour Capital acquired majority ownership in the compan

Tags: Fleets

July 29, 2002 - Industry News

I-40 Bridge Reopened

The I-40 bridge in eastern Oklahoma, which crashed into the Arkansas River in late May after being hit by a barge, has been rebuilt in barely over two month

Tags: Highways

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

TCA Chairman To Speak At McLeod Conference

The 2002-2003 Truckload Carriers Assn. chairman will be the featured speaker at McLeod Software’s 12th annual User’s Conference

Tags: Events

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

TMI-MultiMedia Announces Recruiting Conference

TMI-MultiMedia, Nashville, Tenn., is planning its second annual Recruiting Conference for January 2003

Tags: Events

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

Tensions Rise At West Coast Ports

Truckers hauling containers at West Coast ports are closely watching dockworker contract talks that stalled out last week

Tags: Intermodal

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

Ohio Turnpike Workers Threaten Strike

Some truckers traveling through Ohio could be seeking an alternative route if Ohio Turnpike workers follow through on threats to strike

Tags: Highways

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