July 3, 2003 - Industry News
On a hot summer weekend, there's no better way to enjoy the afternoon than to pull up at a racetrack with a cooler full of burgers and a grill ready to burn.
Just ask any of the 20,000 ticket-holders who are planning on attending the 5th annual Power Stroke Diesel 200 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race Aug. 1 at Indianapolis Raceway Park.
Swift Transportation Co. Inc. announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of certain assets of Merit Distribution Services Inc. for $76 million
July 2, 2003 - Industry News
Celadon Group Inc., Indianapolis, Ind., has announced it is one of the first trucking companies to participate in the Highway Watch program
July 1, 2003 - Industry News
The ISM index of manufacturing activity inched up to 49.8 in June from 49.4 in May
In a recent study conducted by CK Marketing and Communications, a heavy-duty industry research and press relations fir
June 30, 2003 - Industry News
Personal income and spending expanded modestly again in May at a pace that assures second quarter consumer spending will grow faster than in the last two weak quarters
June 24, 2003 - Industry News
ChevronTexaco Global Lubricants, a leading provider of heavy-duty engine oils, lubricants and coolants, said Tuesday its Delo brand of premium heavy-duty lubricants will sponsor The Midnight Trucking Radio Network's Million Mile Club,
Consumer confidence was steady in June, off only 0.1 from May to 83.5, according to The Conference Board
FedEx Corp. has reported earnings of $0.92 per diluted share for the quarter ended May 31, compared to $0.78 per diluted share reported last year.
June 23, 2003 - Industry News
Ryder System Inc., a leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, has selected its top carrier partners to receive the 2002 Ryder Carrier Quality Award
June 20, 2003 - Industry News
With a theme of "Sell-A-Bration," National Van Lines honored its agency family by presenting awards to a number of employees of the van line
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has recognized Yellow Transportation as the recipient of the company's annual Carrier of the Year award
June 19, 2003 - Industry News
Anderson Trucking Service Inc. (ATS) announced that ATS Sureway-NY of Dunkirk, N.Y., recently received a four-year contract from Labatt USA to arrange the transportation of nearly all imported Labatt products.
Heartland Express Inc. said that a mediated agreement has been reached settling a multiple (four) fatality lawsuit filed in Knoxville, Tenn., arising from an accident of June 21, 2002
June 18, 2003 - Industry News
FedEx Freight will implement a 5.9% general rate increase effective at the end of the month.
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
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