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January 16, 2002 - Industry News

2001 Industrial Production Worst Since '82

Industrial production in the United States fell for the fifth straight month in December, ending a year with the worst record since 1982

Tags: Economy

January 15, 2002 - Industry News

December Retail Sales Better Than Expected

Retail sales were down the last month of the year, but not as much as expected

Tags: Economy

January 15, 2002 - Industry News

Recruiting & Retention Summit Scheduled

J. J. Keller & Associates will present its Second Annual North American Driver Recruiting & Retention Summit, a two-day program devoted to recruiting and retaining today's truck drivers, April 10-11 in Atlanta

Tags: Events

January 15, 2002 - Industry News

Cardinal Adds Driver Recruiting Feature To Website

Cardinal Logistics Management, Concord, N.C., added a new driver-recruiting feature to its website, www.cardlog.com.

Tags: Fleets

January 15, 2002 - Industry News

Oregon 219 Bridge To Close Next Two Weekends

The Oregon Department of Transportation will close Ore. 219 at the Willamette River Bridge south of Portland beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11

Tags: Highways

January 15, 2002 - Industry News

USCO Gets Xerox Contract

USCO Logistics has been awarded a new 3PL account by Xerox Corp. that will provide critical parts distribution services to Xerox's Northeastern U.S. District Parts Centers

Tags: Fleets

January 15, 2002 - Industry News

Werner Develops Road Team

In an effort to help bridge the communication gap between its fleet of drivers and office personnel, Werner Enterprises, Omaha, Neb., has established the Werner Road Team

Tags: Fleets

January 15, 2002 - Industry News

Agent Network Buys Bekins

Bekins' agent network has purchased the company from GeoLogistics Corp

Tags: Fleets

January 15, 2002 - Industry News

Web Sign-Up Available For MTMC Meeting

Online registration is open for the Military Traffic Management Command’s 2002 Training Symposium, March 25-29 at the Wyndham Anatole Hotel, Dallas

Tags: Events

January 15, 2002 - Industry News

Heartland Reports Record Profits

In a year when many trucking companies are facing a tide of red ink or going out of business altogether, Heartland Express, Coralville, Iowa, reported record profits for 2001

Tags: Fleets

January 15, 2002 - Industry News

Simon Struggles To Return To Profitability

Simon Transportation Services, Salt Lake City, had increased revenues for the fourth quarter compared to last year, but higher losses

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January 4, 2002 - Industry News

Unemployment Continues Increase, But More Slowly

Unemployment is continuing to increase in the United States, but not as rapidly. Friday morning the U.S. Labor Department reported the unemployment rate in December moved up to 5.8% as another 124,000 people were put out of work

Tags: Economy

January 3, 2002 - Industry News

Construction Spending, Joblessness Claims Up

Construction spending in the United States increased for the second month in a row during November, while unemployment increased slightly at the end of the year

Tags: Economy

January 2, 2002 - Industry News

Carrier Bankruptcies the "Worst Ever" Says Industry Researchers

Trucking has lived up to its reputation for the highest incidence of bankruptcy of any industry, says Transportation Technical Services

Tags: Economy

January 2, 2002 - Industry News

Latest Manufacturing Reports Shows Dramatic Improvements

U.S. manufacturing may be poised for a comeback. Figures released Wednesday indicate increased production in December, suggesting an almost year and half long slump could soon be over

Tags: Economy

January 2, 2002 - Industry News

Roadway Express Launches Roadway Air Service

Roadway Express, one of the nation's largest less-than-truckload carriers, has entered the airfreight business

Tags: Fleets

January 2, 2002 - Industry News

Con-Way Adds Truckload Brokerage Service

Con-Way Transportation Services, Ann Arbor, Mich., has opened a truckload brokerage operation

Tags: Fleets

January 2, 2002 - Industry News

Postal Service Signs Consolidated Freightways To Handle LTL Freight

The U.S. Postal Service has selected Consolidated Freightways to manage all USPS non-mail LTL freight delivery in the continental United States

Tags: Fleets

January 2, 2002 - Industry News

Transit Group Files For Bankruptcy Reorganization

Atlanta-based Transit Group has filed for reorganization and protection from its creditors under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code

Tags: Fleets

December 31, 2001 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Looks At I-81 Widening

Pennsylvania legislators are pushing to widen Interstate 81 from Nanticoke to Clarks Summit

Tags: Highways

December 31, 2001 - Industry News

Roadway Gets Into Next-Day Delivery

Roadway Corp., Akron, Ohio, is moving into the next-day delivery business, which it says is the fastest-growing segment of trucking - and also a profitable one

Tags: Fleets

December 28, 2001 - Industry News

Durable Goods, Jobless And Consumer Confidence Reports Released

Orders for durable goods in the United States took a nosedive in November and the latest numbers on initial jobless claims climbed slightly, but consumers are feeling better about the economy

Tags: Economy

December 27, 2001 - Industry News

Study: California Has Worst Roads

California's roads rank at the bottom of all 50 states in roadway quality and per capita dollars being spent to improve them, according to a new study from Transportation California

Tags: Highways

December 26, 2001 - Industry News

FFE Sells Non-Freight Business

Frozen Food Express Industries, Dallas, has sold the trailer and refrigeration unit related assets of one of its subsidiaries, W&B Refrigeration Service Company

Tags: Fleets

December 26, 2001 - Industry News

In Their Shoes: Dispatchers

At the heart of any trucking operation stands the dispatcher, disburser of the loads, charged with keeping the carrier's promise to deliver freight on time. The January issue of RoadStar gives truck drivers an up close and personal look at dispatchers

Tags: Fleets

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