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July 26, 2005 - Industry News

Study Says Natural Gas More Economical Than Diesel For Local Fleets

Heavy-duty natural gas powered vehicles (NGVs) that meet strict emissions standards are more cost-effective to own, operate and maintain over their lifetime than comparable diesel powered vehicles when the price of crude oil is more than $31 per barre

Tags: Economy

July 26, 2005 - Industry News

Pool of Available Drivers Shrinks Slightly in June

According to the current Driver Labor Market Indicators Report published monthly by FTR Associates, the number of people available to be hired into the trucking industry fell slightly in June

Tags: Economy

July 25, 2005 - Industry News

ABF Reports Increased Revenue, Higher Earnings

Arkansas Best Corp., Fort Smith, Ark., announced second quarter 2005 net income of $23.4 million, or $0.91 per diluted common share, compared to second quarter 2004 net income of $19.3 millio

July 23, 2005 - Industry News

Old Dominion Reports Higher Revenues, Earnings

LTL carrier Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., Thomasville, N.C., has announced record financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2005

July 21, 2005 - Industry News

UPS Earnings Up; Volume Rises by 387,000 Packages a Day

United Parcel Service reported a 22.2% gain in diluted earnings per share for the second quarter of 2005, driven by double-digit export volume gains in every international region and an increase of 387,000 packages per day in the U.S

July 21, 2005 - Industry News

Marten Transport Revenue and Net Up Smartly

Marten Transport Ltd., Mondovi, Wis., announced its financial and operating results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2005

July 21, 2005 - Industry News

Safety Wins Invites Truck Drivers to Driver Safety Training at Michigan International Speedway

Aug. 21-27th is "National Truck Driver Appreciation Week" and the Safety Wins team invites individuals who drive as part of their job to attend a free driver safety training class at the Michigan International Speedwa

Tags: Events

July 21, 2005 - Industry News

Prime Inc. Announces Drivers of the Month for May

Truckload carrier Prime Inc., Springfield, Mo., has named company drivers of the month for May. Six drivers were recognized for their overall service records, professionalism and positive representation of Prime Inc

July 20, 2005 - Industry News

Schneider Names Weckop VP, GM of Dedicated Services

Schneider National Inc. announced that Mitch Weckop has joined the company as vice president and general manager of Dedicated services

July 20, 2005 - Industry News

Covenant Reports Revenue Up, But Soft Demand Stymies Rate Increases

Covenant Transport Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn., announced financial and operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2005. Revenue was up approximately 5% to $156.8 million in the 2005 quarter from $149.8 million in the 2004 quarter

July 20, 2005 - Industry News

Werner Revenues, Profits Up in 2nd Quarter

Truckload carrier Werner Enterprises Inc. reported improved operating revenues and earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2005

July 20, 2005 - Industry News

FedEx Freight Advance Notice to Enhance Shipment Visibility

FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., announced the upcoming launch of FedEx Freight Advance Notice, a new service feature that will provide customers with greater visibility and contro

July 20, 2005 - Industry News

Castrol & John Force Go on Tour, “Big Honkin’ Truck Makeover” Keeps on Honkin’

Castrol Tection Extra and 13-time NHRA POWERade champion John Force are teaming up on a tour to educate and entertain the trucking backbone of America – owner/operators

Tags: Events

July 20, 2005 - Industry News

Newport Flyer Outlines HDAW Buyers Guide Opportunities

Newport Communications has issued an informative flyer on the Buyers Guide scheduled to coincide with Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, Jan. 23-27, 2006

Tags: Events

July 20, 2005 - Industry News

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Breaks Records; 2006 Event Dates Set

Walcott competition 2005.

The 26th annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree, held July 14-15, featured 175 exhibits; a Super Truck Beauty Contest with 70 trucks competing, many trucks new to this competitio

Tags: Events

July 19, 2005 - Industry News

Power Heavy Duty to Participate in Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week

Power Heavy Duty Marketing Group announced that it will join the growing group of leading heavy duty industry aftermarket groups sponsoring the first-ever Heavy Duty Aftermarket Wee

Tags: Events

July 19, 2005 - Industry News

FedEx Freight Grows LTL Network With Terminal Expansions

FedEx Freight, the LTL member of the FedEx family, announced the opening of five new service centers as part of its expansion throughout the United States

July 18, 2005 - Industry News

Swift Quarterly Revenues Rise, Profits Ebb

Truckload carrier Swift Transportation Co. Inc., Phoenix, Ariz., reported revenues for the second quarter of 2005 increased 15.5% to $798.3 million compared with $691.0 million for the corresponding quarter of 2004

July 18, 2005 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Quarterly Revenue Rise Led by Intermodal

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. said second-quarter earnings rose 20%, but the truckload carrier missed estimates because of soft demand, according to the Reuters news agency

July 18, 2005 - Industry News

JDC to Show Driver Appreciation in August

JDC Logistics, Franklin, Wis., will hold a series of events during the first week of August to honor and celebrate its drivers

July 17, 2005 - Industry News

North America’s Longest Cable Suspension Bridge Opens in South Carolina

The Associated Press reported that hundreds of people filled an eight-lane highway in place of cars and trucks Saturday to dedicate the longest cable-stayed span in North America -- the $632 million Ravenel Bridg

Tags: Highways

July 17, 2005 - Industry News

UPS Expands Early Morning Delivery ZIPs

UPS now provides U.S. premium early morning delivery territory with more than 7,200 new ZIP codes. The move extends the company’s early morning delivery with service to some 19,200 U.S. ZIP

July 17, 2005 - Industry News

Truck Driver Champion Contest Set for August

Nearly 400 top professional truck drivers from all across the U.S. will soon be heading for Tampa, Florida and the 2005 National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC), to be held Aug. 16-20 in the Tampa Convention Center

Tags: Events

July 17, 2005 - Industry News

Michelin Takes Its Tires On the Road

Beginning this summer, Michelin is launching a 14-state, 22-stop, multi-city tour to demonstrate its line of truck tires and new technologies all aimed at educating its U.S. commercial truck tire dealers and their customers

Tags: Events

July 17, 2005 - Industry News

Estes Express Acquires G.I. Trucking

Estes Express Lines, Richmond, Va., announced acquisition of Los Angeles-based carrier G.I. Trucking, effectively expanding Estes' U.S. territory to provide service to 46 states, coast-to-coast

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