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April 17, 2003 - Industry News

Marten Transport's Net Income Doubles

Marten Transport Ltd., a Wisconsin-based carrier, reported record first-quarter revenue of $79.3 million, compared with $68 million in the same period last year.

April 17, 2003 - Industry News

'Gain Train' to be Held at Truck Show

Randy Gunderman, president & CEO of Gain LLC, will present his Gain Train produce carrier training course all three days of the annual International Truck Show, scheduled June 26, 27 and 28 at the Las Vegas Convention Center

Tags: Events

April 17, 2003 - Industry News

Knight Transportation Revenues Up 18.8%

Knight Transportation Inc., a short- to medium-haul, dry van truckload carrier headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., has reported increased revenues for the quarter ended March 31

April 17, 2003 - Industry News

Housing Starts Improve With the Weather

Housing starts jumped 8.3% to a 1.78-million annual rate from February's weather-reduced total.

Tags: Economy

April 16, 2003 - Industry News

Werner's Revenues, Earnings Both Up 11%

Omaha, Neb.-based Werner Enterprises Inc., one of the nation's largest truckload transportation companies, has reported higher operating revenues and earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2003.

April 15, 2003 - Industry News

FedEx Freight Wins Gold from Lowe's

FedEx Freight has been honored by Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse, a major retailer of home improvement products and equipment, for its outstanding service

April 15, 2003 - Industry News

Schneider National Wins Sears Award

Schneider National Inc., one of North America's largest truckload carriers and a transportation services provider, has been named a Sears 2002 "Partners in Progress" award winner for a second consecutive year.

April 15, 2003 - Industry News

USF Red Star Acquires Plymouth Rock Transportation

USF Red Star Inc., a USFreightways Corp. company, has bought Plymouth Rock Transportation Corp. and will begin service to all of its customers beginning April 21

April 15, 2003 - Industry News

Roadway's Revenues Jump 26% for Quarter

Roadway Corp. said revenues for the 12 weeks constituting the company's first quarter, were $754,070,000, up 26% when compared to revenues of $598,967,000 for the same period last year.

April 15, 2003 - Industry News

J. B. Hunt Doubles Earnings in 1st Quarter

J. B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. announced first quarter 2003 net earnings of $11.2 million, or 28 cents per share, up from $4.9 million, or 13 cents per share for the same period last year.

April 14, 2003 - Industry News

NTSB to Hold Symposium on Vehicle Recorders

The National Transportation Safety Board, in conjunction with the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), will host a symposium on transportation vehicle recorders, June 4-5, 2003, in Arlington, Va.

Tags: Events

April 11, 2003 - Industry News

Energy Prices Drive Inflation Up; Retail Sales Jump

The March Producer Price index from the Department of Commerce soared 1.6% from February on top of a 2.5% rise over the prior two months.

Tags: Economy

April 11, 2003 - Industry News

Being Prepared is Key for Upswing Says Leasing Group

The Equipment Leasing Association's (ELA) president, Michael Fleming, told industry leaders in Chicago last week that there is pent-up demand for new equipment that will require companies to seek out more flexible financing to meet the demand

Tags: Economy

April 10, 2003 - Industry News

P.A.M. Transportation Acquires McNeill Trucking

P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc., has closed the acquisition of McNeill Trucking Inc. of Little Rock, Ark.

April 10, 2003 - Industry News

Rising Import Prices Cut Trade Deficit

The U.S. trade deficit improved 3.2% in February as the balance of services improved, goods exports rose 1.1% and goods imports fell 0.2%, according to the Department of Commerce.

Tags: Economy

April 9, 2003 - Industry News

CF Terminates Letter of Intent to Sell Canadian Freightways

Consolidated Freightways Corp has exercised its right to terminate a letter of intent to sell substantially all of the assets owned and used by its Canadian subsidiaries, Canadian Freightways (CFL)

April 9, 2003 - Industry News

Overnite Reduces Transit Times From NY City and Miami

Overnite Transportation Co., one of the nation's largest less-than-truckload carriers, says it reduced transit times this week from both New York City and Miami to locations in 16 states and Western Canada.

April 8, 2003 - Industry News

USFreightways Lowers First-Quarter Expectations

USFreightways Corp. said it expects earnings from operations for the first quarter, which ended April 5, 2003, will be in the range of 10- to 16-cents per share instead of the 22- to 30-cent guidance presented earlier.

April 7, 2003 - Industry News

Werner Declares Quarterly Dividend

The board of directors of Werner Enterprises Inc., Omaha, Neb., declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 2 cents per share payable to stockholders of record on April 21, 2003.

April 7, 2003 - Industry News

Ryder, University Host Supply Chain Seminar

Ryder System Inc., a global leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, and the University of Miami have announced seminar dates for the University of Miami Anthony Burns Center for Advanced Supply Chain Management.

Tags: Events

April 4, 2003 - Industry News

Heartland Express Expands Operating Facilities

Heartland Express Inc. has announced the purchase and planned purchase of regional operating terminals in or near Columbus, Ohio; Carlisle, Pa.; Chester Va.; and Memphis Tenn.

April 4, 2003 - Industry News

CF Puts 8 More Facilities Up for Auction Thursday

As part of the largest real estate sale in transportation history -- 220 properties with an appraised value of more than $400 million -- Consolidated Freightways is placing a number of its distribution facilities on the auction block this Thursday

April 4, 2003 - Industry News

Jobless Figures Up, But So Are Hourly Wages

Even with 108,000 fewer jobs, the labor market report for March was still better than the report for February, says Jim Haughey, Newport Communication's senior economist

Tags: Economy

April 3, 2003 - Industry News

SARS Virus Threatens Asian Imports

The SARS virus has begun to slow economic activity in Asian economies, says Newport Communications' senior economist Jim Haughey.

Tags: Economy

April 3, 2003 - Industry News

USFreightways Seeks Name Change to USF

USFreightways Corp. is asking its shareholders to change its name to USF Corp

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