February 13, 2003 - Industry News
U.S. retail sales fell in January due to a sharp decline in auto sales while the rest of the sector posted its best performance in some time, according to figures released Thursday by the Commerce Department
Schneider National Inc. has reported strong operational performance for 2002, attributing its success to a continued focus on lowering costs and improving processes across the organization
February 12, 2003 - Industry News
Erickson Transport Corp., a Springfield, Mo.-based trucking company, closed its doors this week, citing increases in fuel prices, insurance and health care costs.
February 11, 2003 - Industry News
Transport Corp. of America Inc. has announced revenues for the fourth quarter 2002 of $69.2 million, compared with 2001 fourth quarter revenues of $68.8 million.
February 10, 2003 - Industry News
Swift Transportation Co. Inc. has reported its results for the three months and year ended Dec. 31, 2002.
February 7, 2003 - Industry News
Landstar System Inc. has reported 2002 fourth quarter net income of $14.5 million, or $.88 per diluted share, compared to net income of $11.6 million, or $.70 per diluted share, in the 2001 fourth quarter.
USFreightways Corp. has announced that Samuel K. Skinner, chairman, president and chief executive officer of USFreightways, and Christopher L. Ellis, senior vice president, finance and CFO, will address attendees of the Deutsche Bank Global Transportation Conference
The unemployment picture improved in the United States during January with the creation of new jobs occurring at the fastest rate in more than two years
February 6, 2003 - Industry News
The University of Miami has announced the establishment of the M. Anthony Burns Center for Advanced Supply Chain Management in collaboration with Ryder System Inc. and IBM.
Ryder System Inc., a global leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, reported fourth quarter 2002 net earnings improved to $32.4 million compared with $0.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2001.
February 5, 2003 - Industry News
Transportation Services Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Frozen Food Express Industries, Inc. has announced that Larry Moore has rejoined the executive management team as vice president and manager of sales and marketing.
The Truckload Carriers Assn., through its Truckload Academy, is conducting its monthly audio conference from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (EST) today.
Newport Communications President Doug Condra will moderate a discussio
Roadway Express Inc. has introduced its Roadway Sealed Divider service for shippers who have special security needs for any size shipment, or want their freight to receive more secure packing and extra protection during transit
February 4, 2003 - Industry News
USFreightways Corp. reported income of $13.6 million from continuing operations for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2002, a 27% increase compared to $10.7 million reported for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2001.
New orders at United States factories increased in December while shipments fell, according to a report released by the Commerce Department Tuesday
February 3, 2003 - Industry News
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew for the third consecutive month during January while construction spending moved up in December and diesel fuel prices reached their highest levels since 2000 according to three separate reports released Monday
Effective this Thursday through March 31, Interstate 5 at mile post 14.96 -- the bridge over Bear Creek north of Ashland, Ore. -- will be restricted to 11 feet wide for both northbound and southbound traffic
January 30, 2003 - Industry News
When the Marine Corps asked trucking companies to volunteer trailers that could be outfitted with recruitment messages, Baylor Trucking took one step forward
Celadon Group Inc., a truckload carrier headquartered in Indianapolis, says its net income for the second quarter ended Dec. 31, 2002, increased to $1.0 million, or 13 cents per diluted share, compared with net income of $0.2 million,
Economic growth in the United States slowed dramatically during the fourth quarter of 2002, but it did manage to outperform levels from the year before
U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. has reported higher operating revenues and earnings for the fourth quarter ending Dec. 31, 2002
J. B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has reported record annual net earnings of $51.8 million for 2002, or diluted earnings per share of $1.33 -- also a record number --
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. has announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended Dec. 31, 2002.
USA Truck Inc. has announced operating revenues, before fuel surcharge, of $67,288,025 for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2002, an increase of 9.7% from $61,361,075 for the same quarter of 2001
January 29, 2003 - Industry News
Covenant Transport Inc. has announced financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and year ended Dec. 31, 2002
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