June 3, 2003 - Industry News
With the first-place trophy in the five-axle competition at the West Virginia Truck Driving Championships held in Charleston last weekend, Roger Lanham, who won a national title in 1985
Capturing top honors at last weekend's Missouri Truck Driving Championships held in Joplin, a trio of Overnite Transportation Co. drivers brought home first-place trophies
PrePass recently announced a flat monthly service charge would replace the 99 cent-per-pass fee in effect since the mid-1990s.
The ISM index of manufacturing activity rose to 49.4 in May from 45.4 in April on the strength of monthly gains in orders, production and order backlogs, now all just over 50.
June 2, 2003 - Industry News
A preliminary look at the American Trucking Assns.’ (ATA) seasonally adjusted Truck Tonnage Index shows an increase to 153.0 -- or 5.4% -- in April 2003 compared with March 2003
Melton Truck Lines Inc., Tulsa, Okla., is now offering a driver orientation program at its terminal in Laredo, Texas.
Ryder System Inc. has been awarded a multi-year, multimillion-dollar transportation management contract with Vecta, a subsidiary of Steelcase Inc.
May 30, 2003 - Industry News
The April income and consumption report from the Commerce Department shows only very slim improvement from March.
May 29, 2003 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA) is presenting its new Leadership and Executive Development Trucking Academy June 17 and 18 in Chicago
Relationship building and skill refinement is the theme of the 2003 Truck Blue Book seminar to be held at the Rio Hotel and Casino June 12 through 14 in Las Vegas.
New Department of Transportation regulations require hazmat transporters to develop security plans by September of this year
A partnership that began nearly 40 years ago between two Canadian companies reached a milestone Thursday when Consolidated Fastfrate opened a 100,000-square-foot cross-dock and warehouse facility
Durable goods shipments dropped 0.7% in April, orders declined 2.4% and inventories slipped 0.1%.
May 28, 2003 - Industry News
Roadway Express Inc., one of the nation's leading less-than-truckload freight carriers, was recently honored at the California Trucking Assn.'s (CTA) annual Safety Awards banque
Tuesday economic reports confirmed that consumers will again be spending enough to provide modest growth and freight until investment and exports strengthen later this year,
May 27, 2003 - Industry News
A daylong Diesel Engine Emissions Summit will be held June 10 in conjunction with the Technology & Maintenance Council's 2003 Summer Meeting in Phoenix, Ariz
Five California cities have made the Top 10 list of bumpiest rides in America.
The ranking from The Road Information Program uses state and federal data to analyze the smoothness of rides as good, acceptable or unacceptable
China International Marine Containers Ltd. (CIMC) and Savi Technology are establishing a partnership to co-develop "smart and secure" shipping containers
The Refrigerated Division of the Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA) will hold its annual meeting at Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada Mountains July 9-11
May 23, 2003 - Industry News
The $330-billion tax approved Friday by Congress will almost immediately add some fiscal stimulus to the economy
May 22, 2003 - Industry News
The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) vocally opposed passage of the Safe Highways and Infrastructure Preservation Act (SHIPA) following a Capitol Hill press conference Thursday
May 21, 2003 - Industry News
The 16th annual International Roadcheck will be held June 3-5 throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico
May 20, 2003 - Industry News
New Penn Motor Express Inc. of Lebanon, Pa., delivered thousands of shipments 100% on time to receive the 2002 LTL carrier award from the WPG Shippers Assn
May 19, 2003 - Industry News
April housing starts fell 6.8% to a 1.63 million annual rate, but the decline is not seen as a trend suggesting weakness
Millions of dollars worth of real estate goes on the auction block this Wednesday as Consolidated Freightways continues to sell off its assets
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