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May 29, 2001 - Industry News

Consumer Confidence Increase To Benefit Trucking

Consumers are feeling better about the U.S. economy and seem likely to spend more money on goods hauled by truck

Tags: Economy

May 28, 2001 - Industry News

Big Gorillas and Dogzillas Stomp New Jersey Truck Show

Joe Switzenberg tries a Dogzilla, left; Best of Show winners Knights (on white bike) and Duffys (with black bike) take home Harleys

Like a rumble of King Kongs, some of show trucking’s biggest gorillas stomped into the Bordentown (N.J.) Petro’s third annual truck show May 18-20 to compete for cash, glory and a pair of Harley Davidson motorcycles

Tags: Events

May 25, 2001 - Industry News

USF Distribution Opens Bay Area Service Center

USF Distribution, an Illinois-based logistics subsidiary of USFreightways, has opened a new 70,000-square-foot service center in Tracy, Calif

Tags: Fleets

May 25, 2001 - Industry News

Bankruptcy Petition Filed Against Cannon Express

Three men who say they worked with Arkansas-based Cannon Express to bring truck drivers from overseas want to force the company into bankruptcy to get money they say they are owed

Tags: Fleets

May 25, 2001 - Industry News

Latest Economic Signals Mixed

More economic numbers of importance to trucking came out Friday and the news is mixed

Tags: Economy

May 24, 2001 - Industry News

UPS Becomes Major Player in Freight Forwarding

UPS announced a new business unit that combines a number of recent acquisitions into a global customs brokerage and freight forwarding business, making it a major player in that market

Tags: Fleets

May 24, 2001 - Industry News

April Home Sales Falloff May be Misleading

One important indicator as to the future health of trucking is new homes sales, but it may be wise not to read too much into April’s disappointing numbers

Tags: Economy

May 23, 2001 - Industry News

USF Dugan Opens Service Centers in Southeast

Kansas-based USF Dugan, a regional carrier unit of USFreightways, has opened four new terminals in the Carolinas

Tags: Fleets

May 23, 2001 - Industry News

New Detroit Bridge Proposed Between U.S. and Canada

The Mich-Can International Bridge Co. has teamed up with an engineering and construction company to propose a privately built second bridge between the United States and Canada in Detroit

Tags: Highways

May 23, 2001 - Industry News

SMC<sup>3</sup> Proposes Rate Increase

Georgia-based SMC3 has proposed a rate increase among its less-than-truckload members

Tags: Fleets

May 23, 2001 - Industry News

Teamsters Testify About Port Congestion Before Congress

This photo of truckers waiting to get into the Port of Savannah was part of George Cashman&#39;s House testimony on port congestion.

Teamsters Port Division Director George Cashman yesterday testified before a House subcommittee on congestion in the nation's ports

Tags: Intermodal

May 21, 2001 - Industry News

Rotella SuperRigs Attracts Top Trucks

SuperRigs Best Of Show winner Vladimir Bilik Jr. won with his Harley-themed Peterbilt

Neither high fuel prices nor the lack of freight could deter top-class beauty truck competitors from spending as much as a week polishing their trucks for the 2001 Rotella SuperRigs contest

Tags: Events

May 21, 2001 - Industry News

I-80 Construction Under Way in California

Watch out for construction delays during the next six weeks on Interstate 80 west of Reno, Nev

Tags: Highways

May 18, 2001 - Industry News

Werner Opens Facility In Texas

Werner Enterprises recently announced the opening of a full-service international terminal in Laredo, Texas

Tags: Fleets

May 18, 2001 - Industry News

Computer Simulation Studies Trucks' Effect on Roads

Everyone knows that heavy trucks damage roads. But a University of California researcher is using computer simulations to learn more about exactly how it happens

Tags: Highways

May 18, 2001 - Industry News

Atlas World Group Doubles Revenues in Five Years

Atlas Van Lines' Relocation Services and Specialized Transportation groups helped lead Atlas World Group to 2000 revenues 16% above the previous year and nearly double those reported five years ago

Tags: Fleets

May 17, 2001 - Industry News

PrePass Continues to Expand

The first PrePass site in Ohio came online this week on Interstate 75 near Findlay, and another 2,400 trucks will join the weigh station bypass system at American Freightways

Tags: Highways

May 17, 2001 - Industry News

Economic Index Points in Right Direction

The Conference Board's index of leading economic indicators rose 0.1% in April after three consecutive declines

Tags: Economy

May 16, 2001 - Industry News

Beautiful Trucks Rule at NAST Show in Michigan

Grayling&#39;s Best of Show trucks are Lynette Myers&#39; 2000 Kenworth W900 (left) and Ron Baird&#39;s 2000 Peterbilt 379 and 2000 Heil Pneumatic tanker, owned by Kevin Hoffman, Hoffman Transportation.

High fives to the Best of Show winners at Charlie’s Country Corner truck show held in Grayling, Mich. May 4-6. This was a Truck-Lite Trophy event produced by the National Assn. of Show Trucks

Tags: Events

May 16, 2001 - Industry News

Dads To Get Driving Lessons

Dads from the Portland, Ore., area will get a chance to be a "Trucker for a Day" at a special Father’s Day event to benefit the Pacific Northwest Truck Museum

Tags: Events

May 15, 2001 - Industry News

SuperRigs Runs Today Through Saturday

The 19th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs Truck Beauty Contest runs today through Saturday

Tags: Events

May 15, 2001 - Industry News

Trash Hauler Fined $220,000

ACM Transportation, Fairfax, Va., has been fined $220,000 for violations of federal motor carrier safety regulations

Tags: Fleets

May 15, 2001 - Industry News

Fed Cuts Interest Rates Again

The Fed cut credit costs another half percent today - the fifth cut this size since January. No immediate benefit is expected for equipment manufacturers or freight haulers, but it should help boost spending in the economy later this year

Tags: Economy

May 14, 2001 - Industry News

Economic Upturn Delayed

The economy was not doing as well as first reported in March and April, according to revised data with more complete information released Monday

Tags: Economy

May 11, 2001 - Industry News

McClendon Trucking to Add Tractors

McClendon Trucking, LaFayette, Ala, announced it will add about 50 conventional tractors to its fleet

Tags: Fleets

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