January 28, 2004 - Industry News
Swift Transportation Co. Inc. said revenues for the fourth quarter of 2003 increased 13.8% to $637.6 million, compared with $560.1 million for the corresponding quarter of 2002
J. B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., Lowell, Ark., announced record annual net earnings of $95.5 million for 2003 after reversing 2003 expected non-cash tax benefits of $7.7 million resulting from a sale leaseback transaction on containers
January 27, 2004 - Industry News
Transport America announced it is spreading a driver pay increase over a four-month period that included a 37-cent per mile rate in January for experienced drivers
U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta will ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) at 9:30 a.m. EST, Thursday
January 26, 2004 - Industry News
CNF Inc., the California company with businesses in trucking, logistics and trailer manufacturing, reported fourth-quarter net income for common shareholders of $26.8 million or 49 cents per diluted share
Arkansas Best Corp., Fort Smith, Ark., reported fourth quarter 2003 net income of $14.7 million, compared to fourth quarter 2002 net income of $14.5 million
January 23, 2004 - Industry News
Prime Inc., one of the nation’s largest refrigerated trucking companies, has inducted 30 contractors, company drivers and owner-operators to its new Two Million Safe Miles Club
Werner Enterprises Inc., the Omaha, Neb. Truckload transportation company, reported its ninth consecutive quarter of higher operating revenues and earnings.
Heartland Express Inc., Coralville, Iowa, said fourth quarter revenue increased 12.0% to $103.0 million from $92.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2002
January 22, 2004 - Industry News
SCS Transportation Inc., Kansas City, Mo., reported revenue of $207.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2003, up 6.8% from $194.3 million in the year-earlier quarter
Eric Harley and Joe Kelley, hosts of The Midnight Trucking Radio Network (MTRN) will welcome country music legend Crystal Gayle at this year’s Mid-America Jamboree in Louisville, Ky
January 21, 2004 - Industry News
Knight Transportation Inc., Phoenix, Ariz., announced revenues for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2003 -- before fuel surcharge -- increased 14% to $87.1 million from $76.4 million for the same quarter of 2002
Roehl Transport, a firm that operates van, curtainside and flatbed divisions with service throughout the U.S. and Canada, has announced an additional 1- to 3-cent increase in its mileage rate plus increased intermediate stop pay for its owner-operators
January 19, 2004 - Industry News
Trinity Transport, Inc. has won the Award of Excellence as an employer from the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce
D.W. Speer, chief executive officer and co-founder of PeopLease Corp., the Mount Pleasant, S.C.-based driver leasing company, will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in February.
Drivers at Barr-Nunn began receiving pay raises during the last half of 2003 in anticipation of the new hours of service rules, according to officials of the Granger, Iowa-based fleet
CFI, an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., recently announced its drivers of the year
January 16, 2004 - Industry News
Employees at Marten Transport Ltd. in Mondovi, Wis., collected more than $2,500 cash and personal items that were sent to soldiers overseas and stateside
January 15, 2004 - Industry News
Vexure Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., the parent company of Stonier Transportation Group Inc. and other transportation-affiliated businesses within the logistics and transportation arena
Bridgestone/Firestone North American Tire is sponsoring Stars & Stripes show truck events again this year.
Indianapolis-based Celadon Group Inc. reported second-quarter operating revenue increased 6.9%, to $97.1 million from $90.8 million for the same quarter last year
January 14, 2004 - Industry News
Swift Transportation Co. Inc., Phoenix, Ariz., has completed its acquisition of an additional 51% interest in Trans-Mex Inc. S.A. de C.V.
January 13, 2004 - Industry News
Ryder System Inc., a Miami-based leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, received the 2003 Supplier of the Year Award from Applied Materials Inc
Melton Truck Lines has expanded its recruiting department with the promotion of Dece Bates to recruiter and the addition of two new recruiting associates, Stefanie Ryan and January Viel.
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