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August 19, 2002 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Driver New Truck Driving Champ

James March, a Yellow Transportation ‘twins” driver based in Lancaster, Pa., is the 2002 National Truck Driving Grand Champion

Tags: Events

August 19, 2002 - Industry News

Leading Economic Indicators Fall

One of the latest measures of future U.S. economy took a second consecutive drop in July, while the reading on current conditions moved up slightly

Tags: Economy

August 18, 2002 - Industry News

Housing Starts Fall While Inflation Remains In Check

Housing starts and permits for new construction fell, not unexpectedly, in July, while consumer prices were almost unchanged for the month

Tags: Economy

August 15, 2002 - Industry News

Industrial Production Up Slightly

Industrial production in the United States managed to increase in July, but still turned in its weakest performance since April

Tags: Economy

August 14, 2002 - Industry News

Bennett Buys Morgan Manufactured Housing Division

Bennett Truck Transport, McDonough, Ga., has bought the manufactured housing transportation division of competitor Morgan Drive Away, Elkhart, Ind

August 13, 2002 - Industry News

Interest Rates Unchanged, Retail Sales Up

The Federal Reserve on Tuesday decided to keep interest rates unchanged, the same day a new report showed retail sales increased in July

Tags: Economy

August 12, 2002 - Industry News

Wheaton Establishes JB Cupp Safety Award

Wheaton World Wide Moving, Indianapolis, has announced a new performance award: the JB Cupp Safety Performance Award

August 12, 2002 - Industry News

Missouri Considers Tolls Roads

As Missouri highway officials figure out what to do now that a fuel and sales tax provision to pay for highway improvements was soundly defeated, they are looking at the possibility of tolls

Tags: Highways

August 12, 2002 - Industry News

Illinois Awards Contract For Automated Toll Violation Processing System

The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority has awarded TransCore a three-year, $38 million contract to install and manage an automated toll violation processing center

Tags: Highways

August 12, 2002 - Industry News

Drivers, Inspectors Compete For Top Honors

Some of the nation’s best truckers and truck inspectors are converging on Milwaukee this week to compete in contests designed to honor the best of the best

Tags: Events

August 11, 2002 - Industry News

Yellow Opens Nasdaq To Mark 20th Anniversary

Yellow Corp. President and CEO William D. Zollars opened Nasdaq trading Friday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the listing of the corporation on the New York market

August 8, 2002 - Industry News

ATA Survey: Most Trucking Companies Plan To Avoid ’02 Engines

Trucking companies have been pre-buying trucks, and few plan to buy new trucks in the fourth quarter of the year, thanks to new emissions standards that go into effect Oct. 1, according to a survey released this week by the American Trucking Associations

Tags: Economy

August 8, 2002 - Industry News

Stonier Offers Faster Payment

Stonier Transportation Group, Jacksonville, Fla., is offering a new payment program designed to accelerate cash flow for its motor carriers

August 8, 2002 - Industry News

Compromise Bill Calls For Appointments At LA Ports

A compromise bill expected to be signed into law in California would set up an appointment system for trucks hauling containers in and out of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

Tags: Intermodal

August 8, 2002 - Industry News

Smithway: Good News Despite Red Ink

Despite bottom-line losses, Smithway Motor Xpress Chairman, President and CEO William G. Smith said he’s encouraged by substantial progress on several fronts

August 8, 2002 - Industry News

Wholesale Prices Down Slightly In July

Prices at the wholesale level dipped in July, fueling speculation the Federal Reserve could cut interest rates again to help prop up the slow-moving economy

Tags: Economy

August 7, 2002 - Industry News

Carroll Fulmer Family Buys Back Namesake

The Carroll Fulmer family is buying back its trucking company namesake from the Transit Group of Atlanta to form Carroll Fulmer Logistics Corp

August 7, 2002 - Industry News

Rocor Files Chapter 11, Plans Sale

Rocor International, Oklahoma City, filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection petition this week in anticipation of the sale of the refrigerated carrier, possibly within the month

August 7, 2002 - Industry News

NPTC Announces Fleet Finance Seminar

The National Private Truck Council will hold an Advanced Fleet Management Seminar on Fleet Finance

Tags: Events

August 6, 2002 - Industry News

Government Could Intervene In Case Of Port Strike

If the more than 10,000 workers represented by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union go on strike at West Coast ports, the Bush administration says it could block the strike and even call out U.S. troops to keep cargo moving

Tags: Intermodal

August 6, 2002 - Industry News

TMC Meeting Scheduled For October

"Solutions You Need, Sources You Can Trust" is the theme for the Technology & Maintenance Council's 2002 Fall Meeting

Tags: Events

August 6, 2002 - Industry News

I-81 Truck Toll Plan On Hold

The trucking industry breathed a sigh of relief as it appears a plan to widen I-81 in Virginia by adding mandatory truck toll lanes has been put on hold

Tags: Highways

August 5, 2002 - Industry News

Three Stars & Stripes Truck Beauty Contests Planned For 2003

Truckers will be able to compete for cash, prizes and high honors next year in a triple-header of truck beauty competitions expected to draw more than 125,000 people

Tags: Events

August 5, 2002 - Industry News

Manufacturing Slows, Overall Economic Growth Still Predicted

Two of the latest economic reports show a slowdown of manufacturing activity, but growth in the economy should be sustainable for the year

Tags: Economy

July 31, 2002 - Industry News

I-19 Likely To Expand In Arizona

With traffic expected to double and triple along parts of I-19 in Arizona, the state Department of Transportation is making plans to expand the freeway over the next 30 years

Tags: Highways

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