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May 22, 2000 - Industry News

American Freightways Expands in Arizona

American Freightways plans to extend direct service to all points in Arizona by opening five customer centers in the state by mid-July

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May 22, 2000 - Industry News

Landstar Honors 24 Contractors

Landstar System, Inc., recently honored 24 of its contractors as Roadstars at its annual convention in Miami, FL.

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May 22, 2000 - Industry News

Schneider Division Recognized for Safety

Schneider Specialized Carriers (SSC) recently received two awards at the Specialized Carrier & Rigging Association (SC&RA) annual conference in Napa Valley, California.

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May 22, 2000 - Industry News

Malone Opens Two Terminals

Malone Freight Lines, Inc., has added terminals in Charleston, SC, and New Orleans, LA

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May 22, 2000 - Industry News

University Honors Fleet CEO

Myron P. "Mike" Shevell, Chairman and CEO of New England Motor Freight (NEMF), has received the coveted Salzberg Medallion from Syracuse University

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May 21, 2000 - Industry News

New Tollway Open In Dallas Area

The North Texas Tollway Authority has opened another 2 miles of the President George Bush Turnpike between Campbell Road and SH 78 in Garland

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May 19, 2000 - Industry News

PTG Buys California LTL Carrier

Professional Transportation Group, Marietta, GA is buying Dedicated Transportation Services, Inc., an LTL carrier based in Santa Ana, CA

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May 18, 2000 - Industry News

Houston May Ban Trucks From Left Lane Of I-10

The Houston city council is moving closer to banning big rigs from the left lane of I-10 during the day

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May 18, 2000 - Industry News

Fuel Prices, Used Truck Sales Affect Werner Earnings

Werner Enterprises, Omaha, NE, announced yesterday that continued high fuel prices and a weak market for the sale of used trucks are affecting earnings

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May 18, 2000 - Industry News

Landstar Receives $300 Million DOT Contract

The U.S. DOT tapped Landstar System, Jacksonville, FL, to receive the $300 million single-source nationwide Emergency Transportation Services contract

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May 17, 2000 - Industry News

Truck Traffic Concern In I-70 Hearings

Truck traffic is a major concern expressed by drivers who have written to the Missouri Department of Transportation about its proposal to add two lanes to Interstate 70 in each direction between Kansas City and St. Louis.

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May 17, 2000 - Industry News

Interstate 70 sinking in Pennsylvania

Interstate 70 in Washington County, Pennsylvania, has been sinking as much as a foot and a half during the night due to a Consol Energy coal mine underneath the highway, according to the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Assn

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May 15, 2000 - Industry News

Super Asphalt Gets Mixed Reviews

A road-building approach pioneered in the late 1980s and early 1990s that supposedly makes for more durable highways is slowly gaining converts, but some questions have been raised about whether it is being implemented to the

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May 15, 2000 - Industry News

Penske Buys Marano Truck Leasing

Penske Truck Leasing has purchased the assets of Marano Truck Leasing, a truck rental and leasing company located in north Philadelphia

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May 13, 2000 - Industry News

Railroads Speed Cross-Country Service

The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Co. and Norfolk Southern Railway Co. have agreed to provide non-stop transcontinental intermodal service between the West Coast, Southwest and the Southeast beginning May 21

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May 11, 2000 - Industry News

Werner: Double Digit Growth May be Over

Werner Enterprises may be about to end its eight-year run of double-digit income growth. Although the company’s first quarter 2000 revenue was up 21% from first quarter 1999, Chairman and CEO Clarence Werner reportedly told stockholders that, under current conditions, he doesn’t expect revenue for the year to be up more than 8% to 10%. This would be the first time since 1991 that the carrier’s growth was less than 10%

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May 11, 2000 - Industry News

OPIS Fleet Fueling Expo Scheduled

The Oil Price Information service has scheduled its sixth annual Fleet Fueling Expo for Sept. 24-26 at Nashville's Opryland Hotel

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May 11, 2000 - Industry News

Make-A-Wish Convoy This Weekend

Big rigs, little kids, and thousands of well-wishers will come together in Lancaster, PA this coming Sunday, Mothers Day, May 14, for the 11th annual Make-A-Wish Convoy

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May 10, 2000 - Industry News

Marten Opens New Georgia Terminal

Marten Transport, Ltd., Mondovi, Wl, has opened a new terminal in Forest Park, GA, that will replace the existing Jonesboro, GA, terminal

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May 10, 2000 - Industry News

Marten Transport Buys Volvos

Marten Transport has begun adding Volvo tractors to its fleet. The Mondovi, WI based refrigerated carrier has initially purchased 20 Volvo 660 tractors from Central Truck of Madison, WI. Marten's management and drivers say

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May 9, 2000 - Industry News

Bidding Continues For KLLM

The battle over ownership of KLLM Transport Services continues as a special committee reviews the latest takeover offers. Details are confidential but the panel, including a KLLM board member and three from outside the company, is looking at revised offers from New Prime Inc. owner Robert Low and from KLLM chairman, president and CEO Jack Lilies III and his partner, WorldCom chief Bernie Ebbers

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May 8, 2000 - Industry News

NC Starts Work On I-85

North Carolina has begun a resurfacing project along nearly 9 miles of Interstate 85 in Orange County

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May 8, 2000 - Industry News

Tracking Containers Helps Cut Waiting Times

Technology is being used to help truck drivers at one intermodal terminal avoid the long wait times that plague intermodal haulers across the country

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May 8, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Refrigerated Meeting Set For July

The Truckload Carriers Assn.'s 17th annual Refrigerated Division meeting will be held July 12-14 in the Canadian Rockies of Banff, Alberta, at the Banff Centre for Conferences

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May 8, 2000 - Industry News

CF To Acquire Air Freight Forwarder

Consolidated Freightways has signed a letter of intent to purchase FirstAir, Inc., an airfreight forwarder based in St. Paul, MN

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