May 7, 2003 - Industry News
KLLM Transport Services Inc., headquartered in Richland, Miss., is making its first $10,000 longevity bonus payout for drivers who worked for the temperature-controlled carrier for five years and drove at least 110,000 miles per year.
Alabama-based Boyd Bros. Transportation Inc. reported higher revenue for the first quarter ended March 31, 2003.
The amount of economic damage from the SARS virus cannot yet be fully measured because World Health Organization reports suggest that there are likely some contagious people not yet quarantined in several regions in China.
May 6, 2003 - Industry News
Jevic Transportation has announced a new driver identification system that allows instant verification of its professional drivers.
May 5, 2003 - Industry News
USFreightways Corp.'s shareholders have approved a change in the name of the company to USF Corp. in a decision made at the annual meeting held in Chicago last week.
Ryder System Inc. has selected Affiliated Computer Services Inc. (ACS), a provider of business process and information technology outsourcing solutions, to support the Ryder Customer Response Center
As part of the largest real estate sale in transportation history -- 220 total properties with an appraised value more than $400 million -- Consolidated Freightways announced it is selling a number of properties
May 2, 2003 - Industry News
Frozen Food Express Industries Inc., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, has reported improved results for its first quarter, ended March 31, 2003, when compared to those of last year's first quarter.
May 1, 2003 - Industry News
Manufacturing activity declined marginally in April after a big drop in February, with the ISM index of manufacturing activity falling to 45.4 from 46.2 based on a survey of industrial buyers
The Technology & Maintenance Council, along with Transport Topics, is holding a daylong Diesel Engine Emissions Summit June 10 in conjunction with TMC's 2003 Summer Meeting in Phoenix, Ariz.
April 30, 2003 - Industry News
Swift Transportation Co. Inc. said its revenues for the first quarter of 2003 increased 15.9% to $551.3 million, compared with $475.8 million for the corresponding quarter of 2002.
The consumer confidence index from the monthly Conference Board survey increased to 81.0 in April from 61.4 in March.
April 29, 2003 - Industry News
ABF Freight System Inc., an LTL carrier serving points throughout North America, has chosen four customer service centers to receive its President's Quality Award
Prime Inc., an international refrigerated, flatbed and liquid bulk truckload carrier headquartered in Springfield Mo., has been certified by U.S. Customs and the Business Anti-Smuggling Coalition (BASC)
Allied Holdings Inc., the Georgia-based auto hauler, has reported first-quarter revenues of $213.6 million, versus revenues of $213.3 million in the first quarter last year.
Personal income gained 0.4% in March after a 0.2% rise in February, according to the Commerce Department
April 28, 2003 - Industry News
For a fifth year in a row, FedEx Supply Chain Services (FSCS), a FedEx Corp. company that provides supply-chain management solutions, has earned a General Motors "Supplier of the Year" award
Prime Inc., a leading international refrigerated, flatbed and liquid bulk truckload carrier headquartered in Springfield, Mo., has announced the purchase of Salt Lake City-based C.H. Dredge & Co.
Michigan petroleum marketers Fick & Sons Inc. will host Charlie's 4th annual Truck Show May 30-June 1 at Charlie's Corner Travel Center, located at I-75, Exit 251 in Grayling, Mich
April 25, 2003 - Industry News
Mullen Transportation Inc. generated record revenues of $125.8 million in the first quarter, compared to last year's $88.1 million, an increase of 42.8%.
Celadon Group Inc., a truckload carrier headquartered in Indianapolis, reported net income for the third quarter ended March 31, 2003, increased to $0.5 million, or six cents per share, compared with net income of $0.3 million
Manufacturers shipped 1.0% more durable goods in March than February and booked 2.0% more orders, according to a Commerce Department report.
SCS Transportation Inc. a Kansas City-based trucking transportation company, has reported revenue of $200.1 million in the first quarter of 2003, up 9% from $183.5 million in the first quarter of 2002.
April 24, 2003 - Industry News
Overcoming a harsh winter, an uncertain economy and the highest quarterly diesel fuel prices on record, Overnite Holding Inc., reported operating income of $12.6 million on $341.2 million in revenue
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. headquartered in Thomasville, N.C., said first-quarter revenues from operations increased 20.2% to $152,865,000 from $127,147,000 for the first quarter of 2002.
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