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April 9, 2001 - Industry News

Point of No Return

Oregon's old McKenzie Highway between Sisters and McKenzie Bridge is a scenic route frequently used by campers and tourists during the summer months. But for drivers carrying a long load, this 35-mile stretch of Oregon 242 is a nightmare

Tags: Highways

April 6, 2001 - Industry News

Dick Simon Trucking Increases Pay

Dick Simon Trucking, Salt Lake City, announced the largest pay increase the company has ever offered

Tags: Fleets

April 6, 2001 - Industry News

Yellow Plans to 'Separate' Regional Operations

Less-than-truckload giant Yellow Corp. may spin off its regional companies, Jevic and Saia, by the end of the year. A report in Friday's Traffic World magazine says the Kansas-based union company will "separate" the non-union operations, either through a spin-off into a separate company or by selling the unit

Tags: Fleets

April 6, 2001 - Industry News

Millis Transfer Awards Safety Bonuses

Millis Transfer's recent Safety Banquet in Germantown, Wis., recognized drivers who have met safe driving standards for the year

Tags: Fleets

April 6, 2001 - Industry News

McClendon to Discuss Russian Opportunities

McClendon Transportation Group, Lafayette, Ala., announced meetings with Former Russian Republic head Mikhail Gorbachev to develop transportation logistics for Russian freight

Tags: Fleets

April 5, 2001 - Industry News

Schneider Logistics Launches Carrier Partner Program

Schneider Logistics of Green Bay, Wisc., announced a new Carrier Partner Program offering savings on fuel and tires to participating carriers

Tags: Fleets

April 5, 2001 - Industry News

Safety Symposium Planned

More than 200 participants from around the world are expected at the Third International large Truck and Bus Safety Symposiu

Tags: Events

April 5, 2001 - Industry News

Houston Port Decries Environmental Plans

Officials at the Port of Houston are fighting a rule that would ban operating equipment such as cranes, forklifts and yard jockeys from 6 a.m. till noon

Tags: Intermodal

April 5, 2001 - Industry News

Speed Limit Lowered on Stretch of Pennsylvania Turnpike

The speed limit has been dropped from 65 to 55 mph on a mountainous stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike

Tags: Highways

April 3, 2001 - Industry News

Consolidated Freightways Opens New Terminals

Consolidated Freightways opens two new terminals this month in Phoenix, Ariz. and Laredo, Texas

Tags: Fleets

April 3, 2001 - Industry News

Stars & Stripes Show Truck Events Planned for ITS, TruckerFest

The red-hot show truck competition seen at this year's Mid-America Trucking Show will get even hotter this summer. Organizers of the Stars & Stripes Show Truck Series have two more events planned for this year

Tags: Events

April 2, 2001 - Industry News

Good News In Latest Economic Reports

Two key economic reports issued yesterday both signaled that the U.S. economy is on the way back. The National Association of Purchasing Managers reported a rise in manufacturing in March, and the Census Bureau reported a strong rise in construction spending in February

Tags: Economy

April 2, 2001 - Industry News

Third-Party Logistics Firm to Handle Military Freight

Eagle Global Logistics has been awarded a $33 million contract to handle selected military freight in three southeastern states

Tags: Fleets

March 30, 2001 - Industry News

Illinois Governor's Plan Would Phase Out Tolls

Illinois Gov. George Ryan last week announced a plan that would increase tolls in the short term in exchange for getting rid of toll booths in the long term

Tags: Highways

March 29, 2001 - Industry News

Matlack Files Chapter 11

Matlack Systems, Wilmington, Del., one of the nation's largest tank transporters for the chemical industry, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Tags: Fleets

March 28, 2001 - Industry News

Canadian National To Boost Montreal Intermodal Capacity

Canadian National plans to build a state-of-the-art intermodal terminal at its Taschereau Yard in the municipalities of Saint-Laurent and Lachine near Montreal as part of a $47 million terminal consolidation plan

Tags: Intermodal

March 28, 2001 - Industry News

Con-Way Gets Into Air Freight Forwarding

Less-than-truckload carrier Con-Way Transportation Services, Ann Arbor, Mich, will enter the air freight forwarding business with the opening of Con-Way Air Express

Tags: Fleets

March 28, 2001 - Industry News

New Penn Named LTL Carrier of the Year By Shipper Group

New Penn Motor Express, a subsidiary of Arnold Industries, earned a rating of 100% on-time delivery to receive the 2000 LTL Re-Distribution Carrier Award from the WPG Shippers Association

Tags: Fleets

March 28, 2001 - Industry News

Heartland Express Announces Drivers of the Year

Heartland Express, Coralville, Iowa, honored one company driver and one owner-operator from each terminal with Driver of the Year honors

Tags: Fleets

March 28, 2001 - Industry News

Louisiana Weigh Stations to Get PrePass Automation

Louisiana has decided to deploy PrePass automatic weigh station bypass systems at 12 locations - a decision that will allow PrePass equipped trucks to travel coast-to-coast on I-10 without stopping for scales

Tags: Highways

March 27, 2001 - Industry News

Trucking Barometers Mixed

The barometers that trucking sometimes turns to in order to gauge the future health of the industry are mixed. As recently as yesterday, several figures were released which, while they weren’t cause for celebration, weren’t cause for alarm, either

Tags: Economy

March 27, 2001 - Industry News

Investor Sues Former Asche Directors

An investor has filed suit against former directors and auditors of Asche Transportation Services

Tags: Fleets

March 27, 2001 - Industry News

Resurfacing Project On I-290/Illinois 53 Begins April 2

A nighttime and weekend patching and resurfacing project for I-290/Illinois 53 in northwest suburban Cook County, Ill., is scheduled to begin Monday, April 2

Tags: Highways

March 26, 2001 - Industry News

Hebe: No Recovery Without Crude Oil Price Turnaround

Jim Hebe

The single most important factor that brought down the trucking industry’s fortunes was energy cost, and those fortunes won’t change until fuel prices decline, says Freightliner CEO Jim Hebe

Tags: Economy

March 24, 2001 - Industry News

Speed Limit Legislation Ebbs and Flows

Legislation that would raise highway speed limits, and in some cases hold heavy trucks to a lower limit than other vehicles, is on the table in several states. In others, amendments and bills have died or been defeated

Tags: Highways

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