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May 1, 2001 - Industry News

Economic News Good for Trucking

Today's economic news is positive for freight haulers and truck equipment manufacturers

Tags: Economy

April 30, 2001 - Industry News

Automaker Cuts Affect Fleets

Allied Holdings and Celadon were hit by U.S. automaker cutbacks in the first quarter

Tags: Fleets

April 30, 2001 - Industry News

Court Okays CSX, NS, Conrail Merger

A U.S. Court of Appeals has unanimously affirmed the Surface Transportation Board’s approval of the CSX, Norfolk Southern (NS), and Conrail merger

Tags: Intermodal

April 29, 2001 - Industry News

LTL First Quarter Results Mixed

Three less-than-truckload carriers reporting first quarter financial results last week showed results ranging from record profits to net income slashed by more than half

Tags: Fleets

April 29, 2001 - Industry News

FedEx Custom Critical Introduces Point-to-Point Solutions Software

FedEx Custom Critical, Akron, Ohio, has a new proprietary software system that lets customers get a quote for the most cost-effective surface or air transportation option

Tags: Fleets

April 29, 2001 - Industry News

Trism Talking to Buyers, Tries to Ward Off Takeover

Trism Inc., Kennesaw, Ga., is in preliminary talks with buyers, but has adopted a "poison pill" plan to ward a takeover by the former CEO

Tags: Fleets

April 29, 2001 - Industry News

Seattle Port Truckers to Get FAST Route

In an effort to get trucks from the Port of Seattle to Interstates 5 and 90, a new route will be built from the waterfront to the Interstates

Tags: Intermodal

April 29, 2001 - Industry News

Port Everglades Adds Terminal

Port Everglades has opened a new cargo terminal with high-tech equipment for faster container processing and tighter security

Tags: Intermodal

April 27, 2001 - Industry News

GDP Unexpectedly Increases

The economic growth rate in the U.S. was reported to be an unexpectedly strong 2% in the first quarter of the year, as reported today by the Commerce Department. GDP growth had fallen to 1% at the end of last year and was widely expected to be in the 0-1% range at the beginning of this year

Tags: Economy

April 26, 2001 - Industry News

Transit Group Announces Financial Restructuring

Transit Group, Atlanta, announced it has taken several steps to restructure debt and recapitalize the company

Tags: Fleets

April 26, 2001 - Industry News

Smithway, Boyd Bros. Report Losses

Two flatbed carriers reported first-quarter losses and lower revenues this week, but had some good news to go with the bad

Tags: Fleets

April 26, 2001 - Industry News

Trucking Economy: The View From the Internet

Freight has dropped off from last year, but there is still enough to go around, according to Scott Moscripp, president of Internet Truckstop, the web-based load-matching service

Tags: Economy

April 25, 2001 - Industry News

Construction Season Starting in West Virginia

A truck pull-off is among the construction projects getting under way in West Virginia as the summer construction season stars

Tags: Highways

April 25, 2001 - Industry News

Ryder to Close D.C. Office

Ryder System, Miami, is closing its Washington, D.C., government relations office as part of its restructuring activities

Tags: Fleets

April 25, 2001 - Industry News

Manufacturing Durable Orders, Shipments Rise in March

Orders for durable goods rose 3% in March, but it was mostly for ships and tanks, with non-transportation orders off 1.8% -- the fourth consecutive decline. However, shipments rose 0.1% after declining the previous five months. The stable shipments value is the best news for freight

Tags: Economy

April 24, 2001 - Industry News

Rail-to-Truck Facility Built in New York

Responding to pressures to reduce the number of trucks coming into the Big Apple, New York Regional Rail Corp. has completed its first "transload facility" at its Bush Terminal Yard in Brooklyn

Tags: Intermodal

April 23, 2001 - Industry News

Swift, Yellow, Arkansas Best Report First Quarter Results

Swift Transportation, Phoenix, saw its net earnings slashed for the first quarter despite increased revenues

Tags: Fleets

April 23, 2001 - Industry News

Stay Out of Left Lane in Charleston

South Carolina legislators wanted to keep trucks out of the left lane of Interstate 26 through the Charleston area, but the state trucking association managed to keep lawmakers from enacting an outright ban

Tags: Highways

April 20, 2001 - Industry News

Airborne Express Launches Ground Delivery Service

Airborne Express, Seattle, announced the launch of a nationwide Ground Delivery Service, with the aim of competing better against industry giants UPS and FedEx

Tags: Fleets

April 20, 2001 - Industry News

Alabama Plans New North-South Freeway

Alabama officials are planning a major freeway that will run north-south through the western portion of the state

Tags: Highways

April 20, 2001 - Industry News

HMAC to Discuss Hazardous Materials This Fall

The Hazardous Materials Advisory Council, an educational association that promotes regulatory compliance and safety in the transportation of hazardous materials/dangerous goods, is holding several conferences this fall

Tags: Events

April 19, 2001 - Industry News

Ryder Rental Down, But Lease, Maintenance & Logistics Show Gains

The economic downturn has taken its expected toll on truck rental and, in some segments, freight volume, but transportation giant Ryder System is showing gains in some areas

Tags: Fleets

April 19, 2001 - Industry News

Volume Up at West Coast Ports in March

The amount of containerized imports coming into the country through West Coast ports was up in March, signaling optimism about the economy

Tags: Intermodal

April 19, 2001 - Industry News

Virginia Port Conditions Subject of Summit

Port truckers, steamship line representatives, terminal operators and transportation regulators met in Norfolk, Va., this week to discuss problems at the port

Tags: Intermodal

April 19, 2001 - Industry News

Two Railroads Team Up for Coast-to-Coast Freight

The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway and Norfolk Southern Railway have partnered to provide coast-to-coast, non-stop intermodal service for container loads of freigh

Tags: Intermodal

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