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February 26, 2002 - Industry News

Consumer Confidence Drops In February

American consumers have turned a little fickle about the future of the economy

Tags: Economy

February 25, 2002 - Industry News

Dick Simon Files For Chapter 11

Dick Simon Trucking and its parent company, Simon Transportation Services, have voluntary filed for Chapter 11 reorganization under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code

Tags: Fleets

February 22, 2002 - Industry News

Dart Offers Trailer Service

Minnesota-based Dart Transit has entered the trailer leasing and rental business

Tags: Fleets

February 22, 2002 - Industry News

Arizona Likes Trucks In Right Lane Experiment

Arizona officials report success with an experiment requiring trucks to stay in the right-hand lane on an uphill section of Interstate 17 near Mesa

Tags: Highways

February 22, 2002 - Industry News

Sheedy Drayage Makes Management Announcements

Sheedy Drayage Co., a crane and rigging contractor based in San Francisco, has made a number of changes in its leadership

Tags: Fleets

February 22, 2002 - Industry News

Transport Corporation Of America Hosts Wedding

This year saw a very unusual Valentine's Day at Eagan, Minn.-based Transport Corporation of America with a wedding between two of its employees. The bride, Gina Wyatt, has been a Transport America associate since 1994, while the groom, Bob Volpe, has been with the company since 1985. Both started out as drivers for the truckload carrier and later moved into operations

Tags: Fleets

February 22, 2002 - Industry News

U.S. Rep. Says Ban Trucks From Houston's Katy Freeway

A U.S. Representative from Texas wants to solve the problems of Houston's crowded Katy Freeway by using toll lanes and banning tractor-trailers

Tags: Highways

February 22, 2002 - Industry News

New Jersey Scuttles Plan to Extend Big Truck Access

A New Jersey Department of Transportation plan to expand big truck routes in the state has been shot down by local opponents

Tags: Highways

February 21, 2002 - Industry News

Plan to Ease N.J. Truck Restrictions Draws Fire

New Jersey may allow big trucks on a few more miles of currently restricted roadways, but not without controversy

Tags: Highways

February 21, 2002 - Industry News

Economic Indicators Increase In January

There are more indications the American economy is poised for a turnaround. This morning the Conference Board reported its Index of Leading Economic Indicators increased 0.6% in January

Tags: Economy

February 20, 2002 - Industry News

UPS Announces New Supply Chain Organization

UPS has reorganized the way it is marketing its growing variety of non-package-delivery services

Tags: Fleets

February 20, 2002 - Industry News

Trucking Groups Fight Virginia I-81 Plan

The idea of using trucks-only toll lanes to tackle the problem of interstate highway congestion in Virginia isn't sitting well with the trucking industry

Tags: Highways

February 20, 2002 - Industry News

Consolidated Freightways Announced Turnaround Plan & Financials

Consolidated Freightways, Vancouver, Wash., announced it has obtained financing to move forward with a plan to turn around the company's finances

Tags: Fleets

February 19, 2002 - Industry News

Clapp, Janke To Highlight NPTC Conference

Joseph Clapp, administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, will be a keynote speaker at the National Private Truck Council's 2002 Annual Education/Management Conference and Exhibition

Tags: Events

February 18, 2002 - Industry News

Truckers Advised to Use I-84 Around Salt Lake

With Olympic events at Snowbasin near I-84 in northern Utah now complete, the Utah Department of Transportation is advising truckers to use I-84 as an alternate to I-8

Tags: Highways

February 18, 2002 - Industry News

Peterbilt Offers Fleet Management Seminar At NTEA Show

Peterbilt will offer tips on spec'ing for top performance, optimizing body installation, realizing the benefits of preventive maintenance and maximizing the lifetime value of vehicles during its Chassis Update presentation at NTEA's The Work Truck Show

Tags: Events

February 18, 2002 - Industry News

A-P-A Ceases Operations, New Penn Takes Over Business

New Jersey based less-than-truckload carrier A-P-A Transport has discontinued operations, with today being the last day to make freight pickups

Tags: Fleets

February 15, 2002 - Industry News

Wholesale Prices Edge Up, Industrial Production Falls Slightly In January

Prices at the wholesale level increased very slightly in January, ending three straight months of declines

Tags: Economy

February 14, 2002 - Industry News

Busy Maine Turnpike Exit Being Renovated

Exit 4 of the Maine Turnpike, the fourth-busiest on the turnpike, is being rebuilt

Tags: Highways

February 14, 2002 - Industry News

Cannon, Smithway Report Losses

The trucking companies Cannon Express and Smithway Motor Express have released their financials, both showing a loss for the most recent quarters

Tags: Fleets

February 13, 2002 - Industry News

FFE Reports Three Straight Profitable Quarters

Although it posted a loss for the year, Frozen Food Express Industries, Dallas, has reported three consecutive profitable quarters as well as three consecutive quarters in which net earnings have exceeded the comparable year-ago quarter

Tags: Fleets

February 13, 2002 - Industry News

Retail Sales Show Improvement In January, Despite Overall Drop

Retail sales fell slightly in January, but the drop was due to a falloff in one area

Tags: Economy

February 12, 2002 - Industry News

Public Invited to Attend Meetings On I-10 Freight Corridor

Beginning today, a series of meetings are being held across the country to gather public input for how to handle freight traffic on Interstate 10

Tags: Highways

February 12, 2002 - Industry News

Werner Declares Stock Split

Truckload carrier Werner Enterprises announced Tuesday its Board of Directors has declared a four for three split of the company's common stock in the form of a 33.3% stock dividend

Tags: Fleets

February 11, 2002 - Industry News

Salt Lake City Expecting Heavy Traffic Today

Tuesday may be the best day to avoid Salt Lake City if you can help it

Tags: Highways

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