June 17, 2003 - Industry News
Manufacturing production increased 0.1% in May after declining 0.6% in both March and April.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta has announced $693 million in Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) discretionary funds for infrastructure projects in 50 states
June 16, 2003 - Industry News
Wheaton World Wide Moving, one of the nation's leading specialists in household goods moving, recently honored 12 of its Drivers of the Month for January, February, March and April
Trucks of all sizes will be rolling into the 13th annual Carlisle (Pa.) All-Truck Nationals the weekend of June 27-29.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. recently recognized Schneider National Inc. as the recipient of the company’s annual Intermodal Carrier of the Year award
Covenant Transport Inc. expects earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2003, will be in the range of $.18 to $.22 per share
TRALA’s fall board meeting is moving to the Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay on the shores of the Pacific Ocean
June 13, 2003 - Industry News
USF Corp. said its earnings for the second quarter of 2003 will be in the range of $0.24 - $0.34 per diluted share, compared to guidance of $0.40 - $0.50 per diluted share given in late April.
June 12, 2003 - Industry News
A fall in gas prices masked a 0.2% rise in May non-gas station retail sales, repeating what happened in April, said Jim Haughey, Newport Communications senior economist
June 11, 2003 - Industry News
The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) will hold its first National Safety Conference, called "Strategic Planning for Private Fleets," Sept. 18 and 19
June 10, 2003 - Industry News
Michelin and WestStart-CalStart will be coordinating heavy-duty truck and commercial bus participants for the 2003 Challenge Bibendum, scheduled Sept. 23 –25 in the San Francisco area
More than 200 refrigerated trucking executives will meet July 9 – 11 at Lake Tahoe for the 20th annual meeting of the Truck Carriers Assn.’s Refrigerated Division
June 6, 2003 - Industry News
Non-durable goods manufacturing shipments fell 3.5% in April according to the Commerce Department
June 5, 2003 - Industry News
Roadway Corp. said Thursday it expects to report second quarter earnings of $0.33 per share -- 50% under the low end of the range of expectations previously set for the quarter.
June 4, 2003 - Industry News
After a brief period of one-lane traffic on I-70 Wednesday morning, all lanes of I-70 were closed once again for travel in both directions at milepost 180.5, just east of the East Vail Exit
G.I. Trucking Co., Brea, Calif., is now serving Las Vegas area customers and those shipping to Las Vegas from its new terminal and service center
June 3, 2003 - Industry News
The Mid-Atlantic Professional Truck Drivers Assn. is sponsoring the 3rd annual charity FunDrive on Sept. 6 to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation
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.
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