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May 25, 2005 - Industry News

Private Fleets Worry About Fuel Costs, Lack of Drivers and Technicians

According to a new study, controlling escalating fuel costs is the top concern, for private truck fleets

May 25, 2005 - Industry News

Study Shows Industry Short 20,000 Drivers; Trends Point to More Severe Shortage

The American Trucking Assns. said Wednesday that the long-haul, heavy-duty truck transportation industry in the United States is experiencing a national shortage of 20,000 drivers

Tags: Economy

May 24, 2005 - Industry News

Yellow Roadway's USF Purchase Closes; Zollars Sees More LTL Mergers

Zollars

Yellow Roadway Corp. chairman and chief executive William Zollars in an interview with Marketwatch on Tuesday perdicted further LTL consolidation

May 19, 2005 - Industry News

Bush Administration Puts Up $66 Million for Elevated Port Fourchon Access Highway

U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta announced approval of a $66 million federal loan to help Louisiana build a 17-mile elevated toll highwa

Tags: Highways

May 19, 2005 - Industry News

North American Van Lines Sells Blanket Wrap Business

Transport Capital Partners LLC announced last week that the blanket wrap business of North American Van Lines (NAVL), owned by SIRVA Inc., was purchased by Gainey Transportation Service

May 19, 2005 - Industry News

Central Freight Names Nelms VP Special Services, Steed Western Division Region Manager

Central Freight Lines Inc. announced two executive appointments this week. Phillip (Phil) A. Nelms was named vice president of special services and Bert Steed was appointed western division region manager

May 18, 2005 - Industry News

TMCSuperTech2005 Competition Set for September in Valley Forge

The Technology & Maintenance Council of the ATA announced that the trucking industry's best technicians will compete for awards and prizes at TMCSuperTech2005 - the TMC’s inaugural National Technician Skills Competition

Tags: Events

May 18, 2005 - Industry News

Even As Freight Volume Rises Drivers Remain Hard to Find

FTR Associates, Nashville, Ind., said Wednesday that driver availability continues to be a problem for many fleets

Tags: Economy

May 18, 2005 - Industry News

Con-Way Launches “Final Mile” Cross-Docking, Electronic Confirmation and Time-Specific Retail Delivery Service

Con-Way Transportation Services Inc. announced the launch of a new service for distribution-critical businesses. The new "final-mile" service, Con-Way Retail, offers local cross-docking, warehousing and final deliver

May 16, 2005 - Industry News

Council of Fleet Specialists Joins Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week

The Council of Fleet Specialists (CFS) announced its support for Heavy Duty Aftermarket Wee

Tags: Events

May 16, 2005 - Industry News

Council of Fleet Specialists Joins Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week

The Council of Fleet Specialists (CFS) at its 2005 Executive Conference announced its support for Heavy Duty Aftermarket Wee

Tags: Events

May 16, 2005 - Industry News

UPS Buys Overnite

UPS and Overnite Corp. on Monday announced that UPS will acquire Overnite for $43.25 per share, approximately $1.25 billion in cash

May 15, 2005 - Industry News

Deelsnyder, Dougherty, McGhee and Yeager Join Bridgestone/Firestone Driver Hall of Fame

The National Private Truck Council honored four truck drivers who have logged more than a combined 13.9 million miles of safe driving

Tags: Events

May 15, 2005 - Industry News

Saia Prepares to Launch Xtreme Guarantee on LTL Shipments

LTL carrier Saia Inc., Duluth, Ga., announced it will launch its its Xtreme Guarantee service on June 13

May 15, 2005 - Industry News

Sloan Announces “Big Idea” Contest Winners

Freddie Carver (left) accepts really big check from Sloan's Doug Thomson.

Sloan Transportation Products, Holland, Mich., announced that the winning entry in its “What’s Your Big Idea?” contest was submitted by Freddie Carve

Tags: Events

May 12, 2005 - Industry News

BP Lubricants Launches “Big Honkin’ Truck Makeover”

BP Lubricants USA Inc. kicked off its Castrol Tection Extra “Big Honkin’ Truck Makeover” contest

Tags: Events

May 11, 2005 - Industry News

TTI Study Confirms What We All Suspected: Traffic Is Getting Worse

Texas Transportation Institute, College Station, Texas, released a report Monday that said traffic congestion continues to worsen, costing Americans $63.1 billion a year

Tags: Highways

May 11, 2005 - Industry News

Central Freight Names Newcomb VP of Corporate Accounts

Central Freight Lines Inc., Waco, Texas, has promoted Mark Newcomb to vice president of corporate accounts

May 9, 2005 - Industry News

C.R. England Offers Opportunities for Bilingual Drivers

C.R. England is one of the nation's largest refrigerated trucking companies offering job opportunities for bilingual drivers.

May 4, 2005 - Industry News

ATA Forecast Predicts Increasing Freight Share for Trucking, More Line Haul by Rail Intermodal

The American Trucking Assns. has released its U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2016

Tags: Economy

May 3, 2005 - Industry News

Yellow Roadway Restructures USF Takeover Deal in Wake of Stock Decline

LTL monolith Yellow Roadway Corp., Overland Park, Kan., and USF Corp. announced that the deal for Yellow Roadway’s purchase of USF has changed

May 2, 2005 - Industry News

Overnite 's First Quarter Net Income Increases 51 Percent

LTL carrier Overnite Corp., Richmond, Va., has reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2005

May 2, 2005 - Industry News

Kenworth Vocational Trucks Roll at Ride and Drive Event

Vocational truck operators got behind the wheel of new Kenworth trucks with the latest equipment during a Kenworth Vocational Ride and Drive event at the Las Vegas Motor Speedwa

Tags: Events

May 2, 2005 - Industry News

Dart Names Contractors of the Year

Dart Transit Co., Eagan, Minn., has named two Contractors of the Year for 2004, recognizing them for professionalism, outstanding safety records, business success, and contributions to the trucking industry

May 2, 2005 - Industry News

CNF Names Internal Audit VP

CNF Inc., Palo Alto, Calif., has named Maureen Maag vice president of internal audit

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