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June 19, 2001 - Industry News

Ryder Acquires Sameday.com Order Fulfillment Centers

Ryder System, Miami, has acquired the order fulfillment operations of Sameday.com, a Los Angeles-based supply chain management company

Tags: Fleets

June 18, 2001 - Industry News

Trucks Pump Up The Shine For ITS

Left: Pro-Fab’s Jesse Edwards and Douglas Rambler work on a rear trailer light panel. Right: Randy Kaylor inspects some of the 17 stainless steel lines, installed at a cost of $2500, that dress up the Plycon Kenworth's engine compartment.

Truckers are getting their rigs ready for next week's International Trucking Show and the Show & Shine Truck Beauty Show, presented by Newport Communications and ITS as part of the 2001 Stars and Stripes Competition.

Tags: Events

June 17, 2001 - Industry News

First Amtrak Refrigerated Cars Ready To Roll

Amtrak is a step closer to competing with trucks for coast-to-coast refrigerated freight

Tags: Intermodal

June 15, 2001 - Industry News

Lower Freight Volume Expected In Wake Of Lower Industrial Production

Industrial production declined 0.8% in May, according to today’s report from the Federal Reserve Board. Industrial production tracks very closely with freight volume

Tags: Economy

June 14, 2001 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Plans to Widen I-81

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has authorized $2 million for a feasibility study on widening a stretch of I-81 from four lanes to six

Tags: Highways

June 14, 2001 - Industry News

Wheaton Agent Raises Money for Non-Profit in Orlando

Central Moving & Storage, Orlando, Fla., recently held a "yard sale extravaganza" to raise funds for Give Kids The World

Tags: Fleets

June 14, 2001 - Industry News

Michigan Halts Study of I-73 Corridor

A planned interstate between Toledo, Ohio, and Jackson, Mich., has been put on the back burner

Tags: Highways

June 13, 2001 - Industry News

New May Economic Data Disappointing

Preliminary May economic data continues to be slightly negative for freight volume. Retail sales were unchanged in May, matching the unchanged report for May employment released earlier in June

Tags: Economy

June 12, 2001 - Industry News

Condor Freight Lines Reports Record 1st Quarter Operating Ratio

While many trucking companies are struggling, one California LTL reported record operating ratio for the first quarter

Tags: Fleets

June 12, 2001 - Industry News

CFI Celebrates 50 Years

CFI, Joplin, Mo., is celebrating its 50th anniversary

Tags: Fleets

June 12, 2001 - Industry News

Refrigerated Carriers to Meet in California

The Refrigerated Division of the Truckload Carriers Assn. will meet next month in Sonoma, Calif

Tags: Events

June 12, 2001 - Industry News

Tanker Fire Closes I-285 Lanes for Weeks

Several lanes on a section of I-285 north of Atlanta will be closed for three to six weeks for repairs after a fiery tanker truck crash last weekend

Tags: Highways

June 11, 2001 - Industry News

Yellow Expands Fast Regional Service

Yellow Freight System is now offering faster service to 247,500 delivery points throughout North America, thanks to an expansion of its Standard Ground Regional Advantage network

Tags: Fleets

June 11, 2001 - Industry News

Travel Information Number Debuts

The northern Kentucky-Cincinnati metropolitan area is the first region in the country to adopt a new national dialing code dedicated to travel information

Tags: Highways

June 11, 2001 - Industry News

Maverick Safety Head Wins Arkansas Honors

The Arkansas Trucking Association named Maverick Vice President of Safety Dean Newell the 2000 Safety Director of the Yea

Tags: Fleets

June 11, 2001 - Industry News

Rail Mergers To Become Tougher

The federal government has made mergers tougher for trucking’s biggest competitor

Tags: Intermodal

June 8, 2001 - Industry News

Averitt Opens Two New Service Centers

Averitt Express has opened new service facilities in Jackson, Miss., and Shreveport, La. The new 30,000-square-foot Jackson facilit

Tags: Fleets

June 7, 2001 - Industry News

Covenant, Swift Say 2Q Earnings Won’t Measure Up

Covenant Transport, Chattanooga, Tenn., and Swift Transportation, Phoenix, announced Wednesday that second quarter results will fall short of analysts' expectations

Tags: Fleets

June 5, 2001 - Industry News

New Economic Reports Are Sobering

The latest economic reports are sobering. April now looks to be the weakest month in this economic slowdown although several more months of modest production declines are still likely

Tags: Economy

June 4, 2001 - Industry News

Investors Punish Roadway After Dismal Report

Shares of LTL giant Roadway Corp. dropped after the company gave a dismal report on freight volumes in the second quarter

Tags: Fleets

June 3, 2001 - Industry News

Truckers Face Tighter Security At Florida Seaports

A bill signed into law on May 31 by Florida Gov. Jeb Bush requires seaports to beef up security measures at the state’s 14 seaports

Tags: Intermodal

June 2, 2001 - Industry News

Dangerous Ramp Closed to Trucks in Boston

The Tobin Bridge crosses the Mystic River, connecting Boston and Chelsea.

A steep off-ramp from the Tobin Bridge in Boston has been closed to trucks after a truck slammed into three cars and a house last week

Tags: Highways

June 1, 2001 - Industry News

Economic News Offers Mixed Signals

Unemployment, construction and manufacturing numbers released today send mixed messages about how the economy is faring

Tags: Economy

May 31, 2001 - Industry News

Iowa Fleet Sweetens Freightliner Financial Deal

A trucking company and a dealer in Iowa have teamed up to help drivers become owner-operators

Tags: Fleets

May 31, 2001 - Industry News

Weekend Closures Planned on Atlanta's I-285

A nearly 8-mile stretch of I-285 near Atlanta will be completely closed on weekends this summer and fall

Tags: Highways

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