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April 23, 2008 - Industry News

TCA Members Receive Ford's Silver World Excellence Award

Truckload Carriers Association announced that two of its members - Cimarron Express of Genoa, Ohio, and M & M Cartage Co. Louisville, Ky., have received silver level World Excellence Awards from the Ford Motor Company.

April 23, 2008 - Industry News

ATA to Host Diesel Fuel Workshop

The American Trucking Associations will host a Fuel Strategies Workshop June 19 to help the trucking industry cope with skyrocketing fuel prices

Tags: Events

April 23, 2008 - Industry News

SkyBitz Presented 2008 Product Innovation Leadership Award

SkyBitz has been awarded the 2008 Product Innovation Award by Frost & Sullivan in the North American regional fleet telematics market

Tags: Events

April 23, 2008 - Industry News

Tools to Cope with the Fuel Crisis

Fuel, the price of it and conserving it, remains the most critical issue facing truckers. On April 21, the price of diesel spiked to highs, of $4.60 a gallon in some areas

Tags: Fuel and Oil

April 22, 2008 - Industry News

Snowe Introduces the 'Diesel Tax Parity Act'

U.S. Senator Olympia J. Snowe (R-Maine), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, introduced legislation yesterday, the 'Diesel Tax Parity Act,' which would lower the federal diesel tax

Tags: Fuel and Oil

April 21, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Hits Record $4.20 High as Crude Prices Rise

Diesel prices at the pump struck a record high, of $4.20 a gallon, according to AAA and the Oil Price Information Service, putting pressure on truckers and other shippers who rely on the fuel to transport goods to market

Tags: Fuel and Oil

April 21, 2008 - Industry News

Landstar System Reports 18 Percent Increase in Earnings Per Diluted Share

Landstar System, Inc. reported revenue in the 2008 first quarter increased approximately 6 percent to $609 million compared to $577 million for the 2007 first quarter

April 20, 2008 - Industry News

Con-Way Reports First-Quarter 2008 Results

Con-way Inc. reported net income from continuing operations for the first quarter of 2008 of $22.5million (after preferred stock dividends), or 47 cents per diluted share.

April 20, 2008 - Industry News

FutureRack Live Offers Fuel Reduction Information

FutureRack Live is offering a two-week complimentary trial for fleets that buy bulk fuel.

Tags: Fuel and Oil

April 18, 2008 - Industry News

Webb Responds to Increased Costs

Webb Wheel Products announced that it will take immediate actions to mitigate the risks associated with skyrocketing global metals prices.

Tags: Economy

April 16, 2008 - Industry News

John Christner Trucking Receives SmartWay Excellence Award

John Christner Trucking, Sapulpa, Okla., was awarded the SmartWay Excellence Award for its reductions in environmental impact since becoming a SmartWay Transport Partner in 2004

April 16, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Top $115 a Barrel

It's starting to sound like a broken record - crude oil futures hit another new high Wednesday, rising as high as $115.07 on the New York Mercantile Exchange, and ending the day up $1.14 at a record $114.93 a barrel

Tags: Fuel and Oil

April 15, 2008 - Industry News

Crude Oil Prices Hit Record Again

The price of crude oil set new records again Tuesday,

Tags: Fuel and Oil

April 15, 2008 - Industry News

McCain Calls for Fuel Tax Holiday

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) has called for a suspension of the federal gasoline and diesel fuel taxes from Memorial Day to Labor Day, prompting critics to say it would devastate transportation infrastructure funding

Tags: Fuel and Oil

April 14, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel, Crude, Hit New Highs

The national average price of diesel fuel broke the $4-a-gallon mark last week, while crude oil prices continue to set new records on the New York Mercantile Exchange

Tags: Fuel and Oil

April 13, 2008 - Industry News

New President for Yellow

The president of Yellow Transportation is retiring, and his former boss is stepping in to replace him

April 13, 2008 - Industry News

Arrow, Daimler Ink Finance Deal

Flatbed company Arrow Trucking announced it has entered into an innovative equipment finance agreement with Daimler Truck Financial that will allow it to replace nearly its entire current tractor fleet within five years

April 13, 2008 - Industry News

Study: Economy Suffers From Poor Transportation Strategy

The U.S.transportation system is failing to keep pace with the demands of a 21st-century economy, and a piecemeal approach to improving the nation's transportation infrastructure no longer works, concluded a study released last wee

Tags: Highways

April 13, 2008 - Industry News

Landstar Names Roadstars

Landstar System has recognized 18 Business Capacity Owners (its term for owner-operators) as Landstar Roadstars

April 13, 2008 - Industry News

Greatwide Logistics Services Acquires Camrett, Inc.

Texas-based Greatwide Logistics Services announced that it has acquired Virginia-based Camrett Inc

April 9, 2008 - Industry News

Analyst: Bad News, Good News for Trucker Profitability, Class 8 Demand

Fuel prices continue to put pressure on the economy and on trucking companies, but exports of heavy trucks are helping to remove excess capacity, said Kenny Vieth, partner, A.C.T. Research Inc., Tuesday in a Bear Stearns conference call

Tags: Economy

April 9, 2008 - Industry News

Fed's Freight Index Unchanged in February

The federal government's Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) was unchanged in February from January, following a 2.4 percent monthly increase in January

Tags: Economy

April 9, 2008 - Industry News

Conference to Highlight Alternative Fuels, Vehicles

The Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute will host the Alternative Fuels & Vehicles Conference + Expo 2008 in Las Vegas May 11-14

Tags: Events

April 9, 2008 - Industry News

Highway Trust Fund Could Hit Negative Numbers Next Year

The federal Highway Trust Fund is likely to turn negative next year, said a former DOT executive to a shippers' group this week

Tags: Highways

April 9, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Again Hit Record High

Crude oil prices again hit record highs Wednesday, surging to more than $112 a barrel during intraday trading after a government report showed an unexpected decline in crude supplies

Tags: Fuel and Oil

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