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December 19, 2002 - Industry News

Country's Pam Tillis A Highlight At Mid America Show

Eric Harley and Joe Kelley, hosts of The Midnight Trucking Radio Network, will welcome Country Music Grammy Winner and Female Vocalist of the Year (1994) Pam Tillis at this year's Mid-America Jamboree in Louisville, Ky

Tags: Events

December 18, 2002 - Industry News

FedEx Corp. Reports 10% Revenue Growth in 2nd Quarter

FedEx Corp. has reported earnings of $0.81 per diluted share for the second quarter ended Nov. 30, compared to $0.81 per diluted share a year ago

December 17, 2002 - Industry News

Industrial Production And Housing Starts Move Higher

Industrial production and housing starts improved in November, while consumer prices managed a slight increase

Tags: Economy

December 16, 2002 - Industry News

Central Transport OK'd For FAST Program

Central Transport has received initial approval of its application to join U.S. Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) through the Free and Secure Trade (FAST) program.

December 16, 2002 - Industry News

Thursday Is "Peak Day" For UPS, FedEx

The busiest day of the year for UPS and FedEx Corp. is this Thursday, Dec. 19, according to representatives from the two express carrier giants

December 13, 2002 - Industry News

Producer Prices Slide

Producer prices in November posted a decline following an unexpected hike the month before, registering their biggest drop since Ma

Tags: Economy

December 12, 2002 - Industry News

Retail Sales Post November Increase

U.S. retail sales posted their best showing in three months during November, according to figures released Thursday by the U.S. Commerce Department

Tags: Economy

December 12, 2002 - Industry News

Acklie Cos. Announce Organizational Changes

The Acklie Cos., one of the trucking industry's largest privately owned groups of trucking companies, has announced organizational changes effective Jan. 1, 2003

December 11, 2002 - Industry News

FedEx Sweeps Customer Satisfaction Awards

About 25 million small packages a day are expected to be shipped and delivered over the next two weeks during the holiday period, and a new J.D. Power and Associates study ranks FedEx highest in customer satisfaction for such deliveries

December 11, 2002 - Industry News

Patriot Transportation Repurchases Its Common Stock

Patriot Transportation Holding Inc. reported that on Dec. 9, it repurchased 111,300 shares of its common stock for $2,485,334 or $22.33 per share in a negotiated block purchase

December 11, 2002 - Industry News

Transit Group Emerges From Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Proceedings

Transit Group Inc. says it has emerged from bankruptcy proceedings following the approval of the company's plan of reorganization by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida.

December 10, 2002 - Industry News

Ryder Rating Outlook Termed Stable

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Ryder System Inc.'s BBB+ senior debt and F2 commercial paper ratings. The Rating Outlook is stable.

December 9, 2002 - Industry News

FFE Transportation Names VP Of National Accounts

FFE Transportation Services Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Frozen Food Express Industries Inc. has announced the appointment of W. C. "Bill" Bailey as vice president of national accounts.

December 6, 2002 - Industry News

Magazine Says ABF Among Best Firms For Sales Force

ABF Freight System Inc., Fort Smith, Ark. has been named by Selling Power magazine as one of the top three companies to sell for in the service sector of the United States economy

December 6, 2002 - Industry News

CF Auction Held Friday; 70 More Scheduled

An auction held Friday for trailers and office equipment at bankrupt Consolidated Freightways Corp. was to be followed by about 70 similar sales across the country involving the assets of the nation's third-largest less-than-truckload (LTL) motor carrier

December 6, 2002 - Industry News

Yellow Transportation Places Order For 154 Volvo VNs

Volvo Trucks North America Inc. announced late last week that Yellow Transportation Inc. has ordered 154 Volvo VNM daycab tractors, for delivery in the first quarter of 2003

December 5, 2002 - Industry News

Veltex Buying 20 'Like New' Freightliner Trucks

Veltex Corp. has completed the purchase of 20 Freightliner trucks and has taken delivery on the first seven with the remainder slated for delivery during the next two weeks.

December 5, 2002 - Industry News

Connecticut Eyes Electronic Toll System

A Connecticut panel is considering studying a special electronic toll system, similar to the EZ Pass technology in other states, to help reduce traffic congestion on several state highways

Tags: Highways

December 5, 2002 - Industry News

Celadon Says Lifting Mexican Truck Ban Is Good News

Celadon Group Inc. said the action taken by President Bush to lift the moratorium that enables Mexican trucks to move cargo between Mexico and the U.S. should have a favorable impact on the company's future earnings.

December 4, 2002 - Industry News

Manufacturing & Productivity Post October Increases

New figures show the number of new orders and shipments in the manufacturing sector posted solid month-to-month gains, but they are still running behind last year's levels

Tags: Economy

December 4, 2002 - Industry News

Con-Way Signs On To U.S., Canada Security Initiatives

Con-Way Transportation Services Inc., Ann Arbor, Mich., has completed, signed and submitted the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) application with the United States Customs Service.

December 3, 2002 - Industry News

Covenant Transport Hikes Insurance Coverage

Covenant Transport Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn., has increased its insurance coverage since last month's filing of the company's Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the period ending Sept. 30, 2002

December 2, 2002 - Industry News

Manufacturing Still Looking For A Rebound

Manufacturing purchasing managers reported production rose sharply in November after two months of no change but they are still nervous about the outlook for further gains

Tags: Economy

December 2, 2002 - Industry News

Michigan Bridge Toll Hike Sparks Protests

A proposal to increase fares by at least $1 for vehicles crossing the Mackinac Bridge is drawing protests from communities that depend on the only land link between Michigan's Upper and Lower peninsulas

Tags: Highways

December 2, 2002 - Industry News

Rough Road Ahead For The NAFTA Superhighway

Little work has been done in the five years since Congress authorized Interstate 69, the so-called NAFTA Superhighway, a new interstate that would span the United States, linking Canada to Mexico

Tags: Highways

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