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November 15, 2000 - Industry News

Texas Insurance Company Says Goodbye to Trucking

A Texas insurance company has bowed out of the trucking industry, claiming losses are just too high to keep insuring trucks

Tags: Economy

November 13, 2000 - Industry News

Texas Gets Short-Changed in Funding for Free Trade Highways, Officials Say

Texas officials contend that they’re getting much less federal money than they should for maintaining roadways where free-trade-related truck traffic is blamed for burgeoning accident rates and severe crowding

Tags: Highways

November 13, 2000 - Industry News

FedEx Acquires American Freightways

FedEx Corp. is buying regional carrier American Freightways for $28.13 per share, or approximately $1.2 billion, to expand its regional less-than-truckload service to all 48 states

Tags: Fleets

November 10, 2000 - Industry News

Trucks Over 80,000 Pounds May Have to Detour Bridges on Oregon's I-5

Recent inspections of three 1950s-era bridges on Interstate 5 in Oregon have identified structural problems that question their load-carrying capacity

Tags: Highways

November 10, 2000 - Industry News

CSE Opens Freight Assembly Center in Virginia

Con-Way Southern Express, a regional less-than-truckload commercial freight carrier, recently announced the opening of a new 101-door freight assembly center in Chester, Va

Tags: Fleets

November 9, 2000 - Industry News

Corporate Shakedown Hits Professional Transportation Group

Professional Transportation Group, a ground transportation and logistics company based in Marietta, Ga., is booting its top officers amidst a raft of financial problems

Tags: Fleets

November 8, 2000 - Industry News

Truckers Still Frustrated By Savannah Port Delays

A month after a new computer system went into effect at the Port of Savannah, Ga., truckers pulling containers from the port complain the change is still slowing down turnarounds and cutting their income. Oct. 9, the port implemented a new $4 million computer system designed to help handle the increased flow of traffic at the port. But what port officials called a "learning curve" and admitted-to "glitches" resulted in trucks backed u

Tags: Intermodal

November 8, 2000 - Industry News

$3.8 Billion Transportation Bond Passed in N.J, Rejected by N.Y.

New York voters rejected a $3.8 transportation bond issue Tuesday, but their New Jersey neighbors overwhelmingly approved a measure that will free up money for roads, bridges and transi

Tags: Highways

November 7, 2000 - Industry News

Swift Prepares for New Terminal in Port of Tacoma

Phoenix-based Swift Transportation is planning to spend $3.8 million to buy nearly 30 acres of land in the Port of Tacoma's Frederickson industrial area

Tags: Fleets

November 6, 2000 - Industry News

Railroads Ready to Compete With Trucking

Several major railroads are gearing up to offer new freight services specifically designed to win business from the trucking industry

Tags: Intermodal

November 6, 2000 - Industry News

California Officials Propose Rail Link Between Ports of Oakland, Stockton

Truckers trying to get through the Port of Oakland in California regularly experience long waits to pick up or drop off shipping containers, but a proposal from transportation officials could help alleviate the situation

Tags: Intermodal

November 6, 2000 - Industry News

Container Terminal Wins Architecture Award

When you think of a container terminal, you probably don't think of great architecture. But that's exactly what some people thought about the Hanjin Container Terminal at the Port of Long Beach, Calif

Tags: Intermodal

November 6, 2000 - Industry News

NY/NJ Port Trucking Info on the Web

Truckers will soon be able to check the Internet for the status of containers and waiting times at Port Authority of New York and New Jersey facilities

Tags: Intermodal

November 3, 2000 - Industry News

Ryder CRC Makes Its Way Into Canada

Ryder System recently announced the expansion of the Ryder Customer Response Center into Canada

Tags: Fleets

November 3, 2000 - Industry News

Mack to Haul Holiday Tree to Capitol

A Mack Vision truck is gearing up to haul the holiday tree to the U.S. capitol this month, and Colorado’s Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell will be behind the wheel for much of the trip

Tags: Events

November 3, 2000 - Industry News

Knight And XTRA Expect Big Payback From Trailer Tracking

Regional truckload carrier Knight Transportation and trailer leasing giant XTRA Lease are expecting to gain big benefits by equipping trailers with tracking systems from Terion

Tags: Fleets

November 3, 2000 - Industry News

C.R. England Adds Reefer Surcharge

C.R. England, Salt Lake City, will start charging customers a fuel surcharge to recover high costs of fuel used in its refrigerated trailers - believed to be a first in the industry

Tags: Fleets

November 2, 2000 - Industry News

Jones Motor Group Signs On To TripPak Online

Truckload Management Inc., Nashville, Tenn., and Spring City, Pa.-based Jones Motor Group have signed a multi-year agreement for TMI to provide its TripPak Online services

Tags: Fleets

November 1, 2000 - Industry News

Tokyo Motor Show Highlights Commercial Vehicles

The 34th Tokyo Motor Show opened Tuesday in Chiba, east of Tokyo, as the nation's first exhibition featuring only commercial vehicles, highlighting safety-oriented and environmentally-friendly technology for trucks, vans and buses

Tags: Events

November 1, 2000 - Industry News

Winter Storm Hits Truckers

Up to 13 inches of blowing snow closed major highways this morning in eastern Wyoming and western South Dakota

Tags: Highways

October 31, 2000 - Industry News

Final Six Stars and Stripes Qualifiers Outgun Tough Competition In Texas

"One hundred proof" competition, so-called by one of the participants, dazzled the eye and frayed the nerves of competitors in the fifth and final Stars & Stripes show truck series event, held last weekend at the Rip Griffin’s Travel Center off I-20 in Terrell, Texas. The show is produced by Newport Communications and the National Assn. of Show Trucks and is sponsored by Chevron.

Tags: Events

October 30, 2000 - Industry News

Event Scheduled to Help Truckload Carriers Survive

A one-day seminar designed to help truckload carrier executives deal with what many fleets have described as the worst operating environment in 20 years has been scheduled for Nov. 1

Tags: Events

October 30, 2000 - Industry News

Reader&#39s Digest Names Most Dangerous Highways

The November issue of Reader's Digest names five of what it considers America's most dangerous highways

Tags: Highways

October 28, 2000 - Industry News

Depleted Truck Market Hits Finance Companies

Financial institutions are being hurt by depressed market conditions in trucking, and that's going to make it harder for potential buyers to borrow money in the coming months

Tags: Economy

October 27, 2000 - Industry News

Virginia DOT Shuts Down Lanes on I-95 This Week

The Virginia Department of Transportation is shutting down lanes on I-95 near the Springfield Interchange this week as an extensive reconstruction project continues on what has become known as the "Mixing Bowl.

Tags: Highways

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