February 12, 2001 - Industry News
Retail truck sales continued their fall last month, but prospects of a recovery are brightening.
January Class 6-8 sales of 22,705 units were the lowest January in four years.
January is a seasonally weak month for truck sales.
A 36-inch culvert beneath Oregon Highway 42 South 13 miles west of Bandon requires emergency repairs
Shareholders of American Freightways Friday approved its merger with a subsidiary of FedEx, and FedEx officially announced the creation of FedEx Freight
February 10, 2001 - Industry News
OTR Express, Olathe, Kan., plans to reduce its fleet size and eliminate more than 100 jobs
February 8, 2001 - Industry News
Fortune Xpress, Des Moines, Iowa, is expanding its operations on the West Coast
Once again, the country group Alabama will perform at the 2001 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., next month, courtesy of Kenworth Truck Co
Landstar System, Jacksonville, Fla., reported record 2000 fourth quarter net income of $15.9 million
CNF, Palo Alto, Calif., has again been ranked as America's most admired trucking enterprise in an independent survey by Fortune magazine
February 7, 2001 - Industry News
Deterioration of the used truck market took a bite out of Ryder System’s profits in fourth quarter 2000
February 5, 2001 - Industry News
A slowing economy is translating into fewer trucks taking the Ohio Turnpike
A new report from the American Trucking Associations indicates truck driver pay is continuing to move up. The 2000 Driver Compensation Study indicates pay for both solo and team drivers increased more than 15 percent since 1997, to an average of $40,883 per year
February 1, 2001 - Industry News
The 2002 Winter Olympics are a year away, but organizers are already asking truckers to avoid the area around Salt Lake City during the games
New Penn Motor Express, Lebanon, Pa., has completed construction of a new facility in the Buffalo, N.Y., area
January 31, 2001 - Industry News
Trucking and the rest of the U.S. economy received news they were hoping for yesterday, helping overshadow other glum financial reports issued earlier in the day and on Tuesday
Old Dominion Freight Line, a "super-regional" less-than-truckload carrier, has purchased equipment and service centers from Carter & Sons Freightways of Carrollton, Texas
There has been talk that we will see the first economic recession in 10 years, but a soft landing and slow growth for about a year is more likely
January 30, 2001 - Industry News
Many truckers traveling through South Dakota are pulled over waiting for a winter storm to abate
January 29, 2001 - Industry News
By May, nearly 1,000 miles of highway in North Texas will see speed limits drop by 5 mph
Bob Hataway with Trans Alive has announced a Second Annual Day of Prayer for Truckers during the Mid-America Trucking Show
American Freightways, Harrison, Ark., has been named by Forbes Magazine as the highest-rated trucking company in its annual Platinum 400 list of the most outstanding industry leaders
Kenan Transport, Chapel Hill, N.C., is being sold to Ohio-based Advantage Management Group to create the largest petroleum trucking company in the country
Louisiana officials plan to make several safety improvements to a sharply curved interstate exit ramp north of Slidell
Dart Transit and Fleetline are dropping the Fleetline name and will use Dart Transit Co
FedEx is busting out all over.
In recent months, the Memphis-based carrier has had an identity makeover, joined forces with the U.S. Postal Service and pulled off a major public relations coup in the Tom Hanks film, "Cast Away."
Trucks were banned from some snow- and ice-covered highways today in the Texas Panhandle as a winter storm swept across the central United States
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