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April 7, 2005 - Industry News

N.Y. Truckers Charge N.Y. Thruway Toll Hike Could Hit Some Truckers Harder Than Others; Thruway Considering Change in Proposal

The Buffalo, N.Y., news reported yesterday that N.Y State Thruway officials may reduce a proposed toll hike for certain trucks, which were facing rate increases as high as 100 percent under a toll increase plan

Tags: Highways

April 6, 2005 - Industry News

Driver's Actions a Mystery; Dies After Fall From Moving Truck

KATU Channel 2 in Portland, Ore., reported Wednesday that truck driver Ventura Miriam Pineda Lainez, 41, of Santa Maria, Calif., died Tuesday of injuries sustained when he fell or jumped from his moving truc

Tags: Highways

April 6, 2005 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Transport Dumps KPMG for Ernst & Young

The Morning News of Springdale, Ark., reported that J.B. Hunt Transport Services has fired its accounting firm, KPMG, and hired competitor Ernst & Young

April 6, 2005 - Industry News

Central Freight Promotes Sherman

Walt Ainsworth, executive vice president of LTL carrier Central Freight Lines Inc. of Waco, Texas, has announced the promotion of Eddie Sherman to director of pricing

April 6, 2005 - Industry News

The Biggest Mid-America Trucking Show Yet

Exhibit Management Associates Inc. says last month’s Mid-America Trucking Show held at the Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky. set size records

Tags: Events

April 5, 2005 - Industry News

Knight Opens Chicago Operation

Truckload carrier Knight Transportation Inc. of Phoenix, Ariz. has opened its nineteenth operations center in Chicago, Ill

April 5, 2005 - Industry News

DistTech Drivers Honored for Safety

Distribution Technologies Inc.(DistTech), Newbury, Ohio, a common carrier for liquid bulk commodities, has admitted ten drivers to the company’s Million Miles Club and two to the Two Million Miles Club

April 5, 2005 - Industry News

Chef Solutions Names Lanter Carrier of the Year

Lanter Distributing, a division of Ozburn-Hessey Logistics, Nashville, Tenn., has been named LTL/Pool Carrier of the Year by Chef Solutions, manufacturer of refrigerated prepared foods and bakery products

April 5, 2005 - Industry News

UPS Takes Returns at Drops

UPS, headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., announced it now accepts ground returns at its 40,000 drop box locations

April 5, 2005 - Industry News

Pa. Police Get Tough On Route 22

According to station WGAL, Pennsylvania State Police are making a special effort to enforce traffic regulations along a four-lane road in Lebanon County in Pa. which truckers use as an alternative to Interstates 81 and 78

Tags: Highways

April 5, 2005 - Industry News

Con-Way Honors Drivers Ferland and Sweeney

Three Con-Way Central Express (CCX) driver sales representatives recently received honors for professionalism and safety

April 4, 2005 - Industry News

Werner Declares Dividend

Werner Enterprises Inc. (Nasdaq:WERN), Omaha, Neb., announces its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.035 per common share

April 4, 2005 - Industry News

Swift's New Pres Takes Office; Executive Appointments Announced

Swift Transportation Co. Inc., Phoenix, Ariz., announced Monday that Robert Cunningham has taken up day-to-day duties as president and chief operating officer. Cunninghamg's appointment was announced in November

April 4, 2005 - Industry News

ChevronTexaco Buys Unocal For Big Bucks

ChevronTexaco Corp., the nation's second biggest oil concern, is buying rival Unocal Corp., the ninth biggest U.S. oil and gas exploration and production company, for about $16.4 billio

Tags: Economy

April 4, 2005 - Industry News

ChevronTexaco Buys Unocal For Big Bucks

ChevronTexaco Corp., the nation's second biggest oil concern, is buying rival Unocal Corp., the ninth biggest U.S. oil and gas exploration and production company, for about $16.4 billio

Tags: Economy

April 4, 2005 - Industry News

Central Freight names Stolz Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Bob Fasso, president of Central Freight Lines Inc., Phoenix, Ariz., has named Richard T. Stolz senior vice president of sales and marketing

April 4, 2005 - Industry News

Analyst Calls Crude Oil Market “Unstable”

An analyst with a prominent international energy consulting firm has called the current crude oil market "unstable.

Tags: Economy

April 4, 2005 - Industry News

N.Y. Thruway Starts Toll Hike Hearings

The Associated Press reported Monday that the New York Thruway Authority has begun public hearings on a toll hike for the nation's longest toll road

Tags: Highways

April 4, 2005 - Industry News

FHWA Says Leaks in Boston’s Big Dig Tunnel Can Be Fixed

The Federal Highway Administration on Monday issued what it called an interim report on leaks in the Central Artery/Tunnel, part of Boston’s infamous Big Di

Tags: Highways

April 4, 2005 - Industry News

Stars & Stripes Announces 5th Annual Paul. K. Young Memorial Truck Beauty Champs

This year's fifth annual Paul K. Young Memorial Truck Beauty Championships were held at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Turnout was stellar in the Stars & Stripes tradition

Tags: Events

March 31, 2005 - Industry News

Mid-America Opens With Razzle Dazzle and Lots of News

The sun was out, the breezes were mild and sure enough, the crowds turned out in grand style for the opening of the Mid-America Trucking Sho

Tags: Events

March 31, 2005 - Industry News

Mullen Transportation Acquires Trucking Firm

Mullen Transportation Inc. announced Thursday the signing of an agreement to acquire Tenold Transportation Inc., a private corporation based in the province of British Columbia

March 30, 2005 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress: Expensive Fuel, Too Few Drivers, Flat Freight Will Take a Toll On 1st Quarter Bottom Line

U.S. Xpress, Chattanooga, Tenn., has lowered its 1st quarter expectations. The company told the investment community in a Wednesday press release, it expects to post a small loss for the quarter

March 30, 2005 - Industry News

International's Eagle-Eye WebCam Offers Views of MATS

International Truck and Engine Corp. is offering live views of the Mid-America Trucking Show from it’s "Eagle-Eye" WebCam, starting this morning

Tags: Events

March 30, 2005 - Industry News

Driver Turnover Rate Climbs

In a report to its members, the American Trucking Assns. reported earlier this week that the rate of driver turnover for the 4th quarter of 2004 reached a new high of 136% for large truckload carrier

Tags: Economy

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