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May 22, 2002 - Industry News

Northwest Economies on the Rise, According to Freight Trend Statistics

TransCore’s Freight Trends indicate that Oregon and Washington are seeing signs of an economic recovery

Tags: Economy

May 22, 2002 - Industry News

Security Conference Expands Program

This year's National Cargo Security Council Conference, scheduled June 13-15 in Scottsdale, Ariz., already has attracted an overflow of exhibitors and a burgeoning number of registrants, who will attend a program that has been expanded in recent days

Tags: Events

May 22, 2002 - Industry News

Patriot Transportation Holding To Buy Infinger Assets

Patriot Transportation Holding, Jacksonville, Fla., announced that its subsidiary, Florida Rock & Tank Lines, has agreed to buy Infinger Transportation, a regional tank truck carrier based in Charleston, S.C

May 22, 2002 - Industry News

New Penn Expands Reading, Pa., Terminal

New Penn Motor Express, a subsidiary of Roadway Corp., has completed renovation and expansion of its terminal facility in Reading, Pa

May 21, 2002 - Industry News

NASCAR Truck Driving Skills Take Center Stage In Charlotte

Carl Long, Mansion Motorsports’ tractor driver and Winston Cup driver, won the second event of the “International Truck Challenge,” held at Lowe’s Motor Speedway in North Carolina over the weekend

Tags: Events

May 21, 2002 - Industry News

House Subcommittee Looks At Congestion

Speaking on behalf of the American Trucking Associations at a U.S. House subcommittee hearing on highway congestion, a trucking company executive recommended allowing longer, heavier trucks on the nation’s highways as one way to combat the problem

Tags: Highways

May 20, 2002 - Industry News

U.S. 45/I-80 Interchange Project Under Way In Illinois

Illinois has begun a major two-year, $29.6 million project to improve U.S. 45 at I-8

Tags: Highways

May 20, 2002 - Industry News

Big Iron Battles For Bikes in Bordentown

From left, winning trucks "Kaotic," "Rainbow" and "Last Ride." Photo by Bette S. Garber.

The joke going around the Bordentown (N.J.) Truck Show May 17-19 went this way: What's the fastest way to end a drought? Hold a truck show at Bordentown Petro

Tags: Events

May 20, 2002 - Industry News

Leading Economic Indicators Fall

A gauge of U.S. economic activity has taken its first drop since September, but this isn’t cause for alarm

Tags: Economy

May 15, 2002 - Industry News

Industrial Production And Inflation On The Rise

On Wednesday two separate reports were released showing production at the nation’s manufacturing, mining and utilities industries rose for the fourth straight month, while consumer prices posted their biggest jump in almost a year

Tags: Economy

May 15, 2002 - Industry News

NAFC To Hold Educational Sessions During ATA Meeting

The National Accounting and Finance Council of the American Trucking Associations will hold four key educational sessions during this year's ATA Management Conference and Exhibition in October

Tags: Events

May 15, 2002 - Industry News

Clean Air Concerns Could Lead To Port Trucker Changes

Truckers who haul in and out of the nation’s ports have complained for years about long -- and unpaid – waits for loads. An unexpected source may finally change that – environmentalists

Tags: Intermodal

May 15, 2002 - Industry News

USF Bestway Opens State-of-the-Art Service Center In Southern California

USF Bestway, Scottsdale, Ariz., has opened its state-of-the-art service center in Fontana, Calif.

May 15, 2002 - Industry News

Baltimore Engine Dealer To Host Power Day

Alban Engine Power Systems, a Caterpillar distributor in Elkridge, Md., is hosting Alban Engines Power Day 2002 this weekend

Tags: Events

May 15, 2002 - Industry News

Cannon Express Financial Problems Grow, Morgan Group's Losses Mount

Cannon Express and The Morgan Group are among carriers who continue to struggle with financial losses

May 14, 2002 - Industry News

Oregon DOT Task Force: Fix Bridges Fast

An Oregon Department of Transportation task force says the state needs to immediately repair cracked bridges on vital north-south and east-west routes

Tags: Highways

May 14, 2002 - Industry News

West Coast Ports Eye Labor Negotiations

Truckers who haul in and out of West Coast ports are warily watching negotiations that began this week between waterfront employers and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union

Tags: Intermodal

May 14, 2002 - Industry News

Roehl Transport Celebrates 40 Years

Roehl Transport is celebrating its 40th year in business with an emphasis on family

May 14, 2002 - Industry News

Retail Sales Perform Well In April

Retail sales posted a strong gain in April

Tags: Economy

May 13, 2002 - Industry News

Toll Roads Approved In Colorado

In a last-minute deal, the Colorado Legislature approved a plan that will provide more money for highway construction and repairs, including possible toll roads

Tags: Highways

May 12, 2002 - Industry News

Engineering Honors for N.J. Turnpike

From a 1950s Turnpike brochure.

The New Jersey Turnpike has been named a landmark. No kidding. The New Jersey Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers presented the Turnpike Authority a bronze plaque recognizing the Turnpike as a New Jersey historic civil engineering landmark. I wonder what took them so long

Tags: Highways

May 10, 2002 - Industry News

Wholesale Prices Down, Freight Rates Up

Prices at the wholesale level appear under control as they fell 0.2% in April

Tags: Economy

May 9, 2002 - Industry News

Norcal Waste Systems Orders Autocar Xpeditors

San-Francisco-based Norcal Waste Systems, the nation's seventh largest waste hauling company, is taking delivery of several 2003 Autocar Xpeditor trucks

May 9, 2002 - Industry News

Heartland Express To Buy Great Coastal Express

Heartland Express, Coralville, Iowa, has agreed to purchase the business and certain trucking assets of Great Coastal Express Inc., a truckload carrier based near Richmond, Va

May 9, 2002 - Industry News

Remember Veterans Memorial Day

The federal government is asking truckers and other motorists to turn their lights on at 3 p.m. Memorial Day as part of a national “Moment of Remembrance.

Tags: Events

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