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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.,

September 19, 2002 - Industry News

Housing Starts Drop Again in August

Housing starts dropped for a third month in August, according to a Census Bureau report, falling 2.4% to an annual rate of 1.609 million.

Tags: Economy

September 18, 2002 - Industry News

U.S. Exports Rise; CPI Posts Gain

Exports of U.S. goods rose for a fourth consecutive month in July -- up $0.9 billion -- while imports fell by a similar amount, according to a Census Bureau report

Tags: Economy

September 17, 2002 - Industry News

Seminar: Move Freight, Make Money, Get Financing

One year after 9/11, the trucking industry is still struggling to find relief from the increased cost of insurance and tight financial markets

Tags: Events

September 17, 2002 - Industry News

Manufacturing Slips 0.1% in August

Manufacturing production fell 0.1% in August but the Federal Reserve Board revised its July estimate from no change to a 0.3% increase

Tags: Economy

September 16, 2002 - Industry News

Delaware bridge toll hike challenged

Plans to more than quadruple some Delaware River bridge tolls by the end of the year will put northeastern Pennsylvania at a competitive disadvantage and hurt consumers and businesses alike,

Tags: Highways

September 16, 2002 - Industry News

Nation's Inventories Continue To Climb

The Commerce Department announced Monday that the nation's businesses added to their inventories in July, stockpiling goods for a third consecutive month.

Tags: Economy

September 13, 2002 - Industry News

Retail sales strong, inflation unchanged for August

August proved to be a good month for consumer spending, and inflation held steady at the wholesale level, according to a pair of economic reports released Friday in Washington.

Tags: Economy

September 12, 2002 - Industry News

Nasdaq Cites Consolidated's Listing Deficiencies

Consolidated Freightways Corp. said Thursday it has been advised by the Nasdaq Listing Qualifications Department that the company fails to comply with the stockholders equity requirements for continued listing on The Nasdaq Stock Market

September 12, 2002 - Industry News

Petroleum Fuels Rise in August Import Prices

Import prices in the United States rose in August, boosted primarily by higher prices for imported petroleum

Tags: Economy

September 12, 2002 - Industry News

Consolidated Drivers Get Paychecks

US Bank officials said a computer glitch that prevented former workers of Consolidated Freightways from cashing their paychecks has been corrected

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