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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

September 11, 2002 - Industry News

H&W Troubles Mount

A 75-year-old Iowa motor carrier that filed for bankruptcy protection in June could be forced to liquidate

September 11, 2002 - Industry News

Trucking School: CF Closure Won't Ease Driver Shortage

You would think that last week's news of the demise of Consolidated Freightways would ease some of the driver shortage pressure in the trucking industry,

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

TCA Independent Contractor Division To Meet

The Truckload Carriers Assn.’s Independent Contractor Division will convene for its annual meeting in Dallas Sept. 24-25

Tags: Events

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

Averitt Express Opens Tampa Service Center

Averitt Express, Cookeville, Tenn., has opened a 40,000-square-foot service center in Tampa, Fla

September 9, 2002 - Industry News

Wholesalers Built Up Inventories in July

U.S. wholesalers built up their inventories at the fastest rate in 20 months in July, the government said on Monday, in an encouraging sign for the economy

Tags: Economy

September 8, 2002 - Industry News

CF Pays Employees, Gets Bankruptcy Financing

Paychecks should be on the way to employees of the bankrupt trucking operation Consolidated Freightways

September 8, 2002 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Orders New VNs

U.S. Xpress Enterprises has ordered 500 of Volvo’s new VN highway tractors

September 6, 2002 - Industry News

Unemployment Drops In August

Unemployment in the United State hit a five month low of 5.7% in Augus

Tags: Economy

September 5, 2002 - Industry News

CN Launches Montreal Intermodal Terminal

Canadian National Railway has opened a new intermodal terminal in Montreal to help the railroad expand its fast-growing intermodal business

Tags: Intermodal

September 5, 2002 - Industry News

Con-Way Announces New Intermodal LTL Option

Con-Way Transportation, Ann Arbor, Mich., announced a new intermodal option to customers

Tags: Intermodal

September 5, 2002 - Industry News

CF Could Face Lawsuits After Abrupt Closure

The sudden Labor Day closing of LTL giant Consolidated Freightways has some people talking about lawsuits for violation of a law that requires advance notice to workers of mass layoffs or closings

September 5, 2002 - Industry News

Orders & Shipments For Manufactured Goods Increase

New orders and shipments of manufactured goods posted an increase in July after falling the month before. This news follows several other readings this week on the economy

Tags: Economy

September 4, 2002 - Industry News

Railroads Getting Back Into Refrigerated Cargo

Railroads, which had pretty much abandoned the refrigerated cargo market to the trucking industry decades ago, appear to be trying to get back into the business

Tags: Intermodal

September 4, 2002 - Industry News

CF Closing Could Be Good News For LTLs

Rivals of Consolidated Freightways are eager to take advantage of the trucking giant’s fall

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