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.
April 23, 2003 - Industry News
The 31st annual North American Truck Show gets underway Thursday, May 8 at the Bayside Expo Center in Boston
Ryder System Inc., a leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, reported earnings of $20.9 million for the first quarter of 2003, up 24% compared with $16.8 million in the year-earlier period.
More than 75% of the fleets polled by CK Marketing & Communications this month, indicated that they plan to purchase both power units and trailer
April 22, 2003 - Industry News
Yellow Corp. has reported first quarter 2003 income of $5.6 million, or $.19 per share, up substantially from about break-even performance in the first quarter of 2002
UPS has reported solid first-quarter results driven by its international and non-package businesses, with both segments generating strong revenue growth and record-setting profits
The Conference Board reported that its index of leading economic indicators fell 0.2% in March on top of a 0.6% decline over the prior two months.
CNF Inc. has reported first-quarter net income of $15.9 million, or 30 cents per diluted share. This compares with net income for common shareholders of $18.3 million, or 35 cents per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2002.
April 21, 2003 - Industry News
U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. announced higher operating revenues and earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2003.
Arkansas Best Corp. had a first-quarter 2003 net loss of $734,000, or $0.03 per common share, which included a $9.0 million pre-tax charge related to an interest rate swap on $110.0 million of the company's borrowings.
April 18, 2003 - Industry News
Heartland Express Inc. said revenues for the first quarter ended March 31, 2003 increased 29.4% to $94.8 million from $73.3 million in the first quarter of 2002.
April 17, 2003 - Industry News
Jacksonville, Fla.-based Landstar System Inc. reported record first-quarter net income of $10.2 million, or $.62 per share,
Transport Corporation of America Inc., a Minneapolis-St. Paul area truckload freight carrier, reported first-quarter revenues of $67.1 million,
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