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June 14, 2002 - Industry News

Moving A Mountain -- Or Close To It

What do you do when you find a great deal on a grain elevator but it's located some 25 miles from your farm? If you are farmer Rob Keyser in Markinch, Saskatchewan, you call in Minty's Moving of Onanole, Manitoba, to move the 95-foot-tall, 800,000-pound wooden structure. The 57-year-old company specializes in really big moves, but the grain storage elevator was the biggest move to date for Minty's, according to owner Harold Minty

Tags: Fleets

June 14, 2002 - Industry News

Oklahoma Posts New Truck Detour Route

Oklahoma officials have changed the eastbound truck detour around the I-40 bridge that collapsed last month after being hit by an out-of-control barge

Tags: Highways

June 14, 2002 - Industry News

Industrial Production Up, Business Inventories Down

The U.S. economy appears to be looking better, with news Friday that industrial production increased for the fifth month in a row during May while business inventories fell for the 15th straight month during April

Tags: Economy

June 13, 2002 - Industry News

Port Driver Problems Get Attention In Texas

A Texas state representative plans to introduce legislation to address the concerns of truck drivers who must idle their rigs, unpaid, for hours at the Port of Houston waiting to pick up or drop off containers

Tags: Intermodal

June 13, 2002 - Industry News

Watch Out For Detours On I-10 In Tucson

Expect detours on Interstate 10 the next few weekends in Tucson, Ariz

Tags: Highways

June 13, 2002 - Industry News

Overnite Opens Lubbock Facility

Overnite Transportation Co. has opened a new service center in Lubbock, Texas

Tags: Fleets

June 13, 2002 - Industry News

Expedite Expo Expands To Two Days

The Expedite Expo 2002 has been expanded to two days of activities at the Detroiter Truck Stop in Woodhaven, Mich., Aug. 15-16

Tags: Events

June 13, 2002 - Industry News

Reports Showed Mixed Signals For Economic Recovery

Several indicators are giving mixed signals about how well the economy is performing as well as how things may look down the road

Tags: Economy

June 12, 2002 - Industry News

ITS Truck Beauty Show To Be Largest Indoor Event

The Stars & Stripes Show & Shine at the International Trucking Show June 27-29 in Las Vegas is expected to be the largest indoor truck beauty competition for Class 8 trucks ever held

Tags: Events

June 11, 2002 - Industry News

SuperRigs Strut Their Stuff

David and Allyson Geer took Best of Show, top, beating out Donnie and Diana Harper, center, with their Twin Towers tribute. Light show honors went to Jerry and Allen Asbury's Kenworth W900B. Photos by Steve Sturgess

More than 100 contestants from across the country made the Rotella SuperRigs 20th anniversary event a standout at the Ontario, Calif., TravelCenters of America in early June

Tags: Events

June 10, 2002 - Industry News

Northbound I-75 Closed South Of Detroit

A portion of northbound I-75 south of Detroit has been closed until November

Tags: Highways

June 7, 2002 - Industry News

Sirius Sponsoring Special Concert At NASCAR Race

Sirius Satellite Radio will host a special concert to kick-off the inaugural Sirius Satellite Radio 400 at the Michigan International Speedway Saturday, June 15

Tags: Events

June 7, 2002 - Industry News

Concerns Rise About Labor Unrest At LA Ports

Truckers who haul containers at the nation’s largest ports in Southern California could see their income slow down or dry up in the event of a strike or work slowdow

Tags: Intermodal

June 6, 2002 - Industry News

FedEx Ground Opens Automated Facility In Cleveland

FedEx Ground has opened its largest and most automated local operation in the Cleveland, Ohio, area

Tags: Fleets

June 5, 2002 - Industry News

Yellow Sees Freight Pick Up

Less-than-truckload giant Yellow Corp. is seeing freight pick up compared to a year ago

Tags: Fleets

June 5, 2002 - Industry News

Shell SuperRigs Starts Today

Shell’s Rotella SuperRigs Truck Beauty Contest will celebrate its 20th anniversary starting today, June 6, at the East Ontario TravelCenters of America in Ontario, Calif

Tags: Events

June 4, 2002 - Industry News

Government Pledges $3 Million Down Payment On I-40 Rebuilding

The I-40 bridge in eastern Oklahoma could be rebuilt in half the estimated six-month time frame

Tags: Highways

June 4, 2002 - Industry News

FedEx Freight Starts Re-Branding

As FedEx Freight kicks off its re-branding campaign, the company also announced a series of new service offerings to meet demand for high service shipping options

Tags: Fleets

June 3, 2002 - Industry News

May Manufacturing Increases

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew for the fourth consecutive month in May

Tags: Economy

May 31, 2002 - Industry News

Saia Instrumental In “Harry Potter” Movie Delivery

Harry Potter fans didn’t know it, but getting “Harry Potter and the Sorceror’s Stone” on DVD or video when it was released last week was made possible by trucking companies such as Saia

Tags: Fleets

May 30, 2002 - Industry News

Stonier Adds Stagecoach To List Of Unusual Shipments

Stonier Transportation Group, Jacksonville, Fla., is accustomed to handling unusual shipments for its customers. One of the most distinctive occurred recently when it moved a Western stagecoach replica from Florida to Wyoming

Tags: Fleets

May 29, 2002 - Industry News

Consolidated Freightways Names Turnaround Manager CEO

Consolidated Freightways Corp., Vancouver, Wash., has engaged a proven turnaround professional to lead the company and “ensure the successful completion of its strategic restructuring.

Tags: Fleets

May 28, 2002 - Industry News

Bridge Collapse Could Drive Up Costs

I-40 is one of the most heavily traveled of a handful of east-west corridors across the United States. That means detours around the bridge that collapsed Sunday when a barge hit it in eastern Oklahoma will mean increased cost

Tags: Highways

May 28, 2002 - Industry News

Schneider Hiring 200 In Kansas Area

Schneider National, Green Bay, Wis., is hiring 200 new truck drivers around the Kansas City and Wichita, Kan., areas

Tags: Fleets

May 28, 2002 - Industry News

US 1 Industries Expands Intermodal Business

US 1 Industries, Gary, Ind., has expanded the intermodal segment of its business with the addition of a new subsidiary, Harbor Bridge Intermodal

Tags: Fleets

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