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October 8, 2002 - Industry News

High Court To Decide On Michigan Truck Fees

The Supreme Court will decide by next summer whether Michigan has overcharged truckers who pass through the state. Yellow Freight System, the largest subsidiary of Kansas-based Yellow Corp.,

October 7, 2002 - Industry News

Morgan Group Plans To File For Bankruptcy Protection

Morgan Group Holding Co. announced that The Morgan Group Inc. has issued a press release reporting that its board of directors passed a resolution for the company and two of its operating subsidiaries to file for bankruptcy protection within days

October 4, 2002 - Industry News

TCA Announces 6th Annual Truck Driver Photo Contest

The Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA), along with S-Line Inc. and RPM Magazine have announced the kick-off of the 6th annual truck driver photo contest

Tags: Events

October 4, 2002 - Industry News

Employment Figures Mildly Positive For Trucking Industry

The headlines reported employment fell by 43,000 jobs in September from August. But beneath the headlines, the report is mildly positive for truck freight, truck sales and continued economic recovery, according to Jim Haughey, Newport Communication's senior economist. And that's even with September's employment falling by 17,000 jobs, or 1%, in the trucking and warehousing industries.

Tags: Economy

October 3, 2002 - Industry News

Stonier's Third Quarter Revenues Double 2001

Stonier Transportation Group, a leading freight forwarder and transportation management provider, announced continued strong sales results for the third quarter of 2002.

October 3, 2002 - Industry News

Early Bird Discount Ends Today for ATA Conference

Today is the last day to take advantage of Early Bird registration discounts for the American Trucking Assns. (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition, scheduled for Oct. 27-30 in Orlando, Fla

Tags: Events

October 3, 2002 - Industry News

Orders, Shipments For Manufactured Goods Show Decrease in August

New orders for manufactured goods declined slightly in August to $326.6 billion, according to the Department of Commerce, Census Bureau

Tags: Economy

October 3, 2002 - Industry News

Fleet Capital Provides $55 Million To Celadon

Fleet Capital Corp., one of the nation's largest asset-based lenders, announced Thursday that it provided a $55 million asset-based credit facility to the Celadon Group Inc.

October 2, 2002 - Industry News

SCS Transportation Begins Trading On NASDAQ

SCS Transportation Inc., a Kansas City, Mo. transportation company, has announced that public trading of the company's common stock began this week on the NASDAQ National Market,

October 1, 2002 - Industry News

Factory Activity Slips In September

Manufacturing activity in September slipped below the break-even point after small increases in July and August, according to the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).

Tags: Economy

October 1, 2002 - Industry News

Old Dominion Cites Earnings Increase

Earl E. Congdon, chairman and chief executive officer of Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., Thomasville, N.C., reports a significant increase in its guidance for earnings per diluted share for the third quarter of 2002

September 27, 2002 - Industry News

U.S. Economy Grows By 1.3% In 2nd Quarter

Real gross domestic product -- the output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States -- increased at an annual rate of 1.3% in the second quarter of 2002,

Tags: Economy

September 26, 2002 - Industry News

Kenworth Laying Off 450 Temps

Kenworth Truck Co. has announced it will lay off 450 temporary workers at its Chillicothe, Ohio plant who were hired to help with a short-term increase in production.

Tags: Economy

September 26, 2002 - Industry News

Three Economic Reports Spark Optimism

A triad of favorable economic reports on Thursday showed a drop in jobless claims, record sales for new homes and a less-than-expected drop in orders for durable goods

Tags: Economy

September 25, 2002 - Industry News

Peterbilt And Heil Extend Discount Program

In an effort to help vocational customers offset increased costs for engines certified to meet the new October 2002 EPA emissions standards, Peterbilt Motors Co. and Heil Environmental Industries Ltd. are offering discounts on select trucks

September 25, 2002 - Industry News

Online Sweepstakes Winner Will Experience Miami 400

One lucky winner will hear the last roar of the stock car season, courtesy of Rand McNally.

Tags: Events

September 24, 2002 - Industry News

Roadway's 3rd Quarter Revenues Up 14.2%

Roadway Corp., Akron, Ohio, has reported that revenues for its third quarter, which ended Sept. 7, were $721,309,000, up 14.2% when compared to revenues of $631,657,000 for the third quarter of 2001.

September 24, 2002 - Industry News

Survey: Fleets Want To Spec New Truck Components

A recent survey of more than 40 fleets conducted by CK Marketing and Communications shows fleets in North America have a strong desire to specify their new vehicles with component brands of their choice

Tags: Economy

September 24, 2002 - Industry News

Consolidated Freightways Sales Team Joins CaseStack

CaseStack Inc., a Los Angeles-based business process outsourcing company, has announced the appointment of Gary Murphy as vice president of Logistics Solutions.

September 24, 2002 - Industry News

American LaFrance Closing Plants in Wisconsin

Emergency vehicle maker American LaFrance, which recently reopened the former Western Star Trucks assembly plant in South Carolina, is mothballing two Wisconsin manufacturing sites

September 24, 2002 - Industry News

Consumer Confidence Dips Again

The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index, which has fallen in the past three months, declined again in September

Tags: Economy

September 23, 2002 - Industry News

Trucking Software Event Draws Fleets

Maddocks Systems Inc., developer of TruckMate for Windows (TM4Win) trucking software, said more than 350 fleet representatives attended its annual TruckMate Users Conference

Tags: Events

September 23, 2002 - Industry News

U.S. Leading Index Drops for Third Month

The Conference Board announced Monday that the U.S. leading index declined 0.2% in August, falling for a third consecutive month and declining more than analysts expected

Tags: Economy

September 20, 2002 - Industry News

Rail Study Claims Intermodel Transportation Up 8%

Freight rail intermodal transportation, which moves consumer goods and other products in a truck trailer or container on a rail car, posted an 8% growth over the past three months,

Tags: Intermodal

September 20, 2002 - Industry News

Daimler Paying $1.14 Billion for Mitsubishi, Hyundai Trucks

DaimlerChrysler AG announced Friday it would pay $1.14 billion in cash for interest in the truck units of Mitsubishi Motors Corp. and Hyundai Motor Co.,

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