August 5, 2003 - Industry News
It's not too late to roll on up to Reno for TruckerFest at Hot August Nights, a four-day event that begins today and runs through Sunday at the Petro Stopping Center
FedEx Freight, the LTL division of Fedex Corp., Memphis, Tenn., has opened a new Hudson Valley service center in Newburgh, N.Y
August 4, 2003 - Industry News
McLeod Software will feature a new Executive Leadership Tracks program as a part of its 13th annual users’ conference to be held Sept. 24-27 at the Sheraton Birmingham Convention Center in Birmingham, Ala.
A study of trucking fleets conducted last month by CK Marketing & Communications reveals that 74% of the fleets polled indicated they plan to purchas
Yellow Corp., Overland Park, Kan., announced it is seeking to raise -- subject to market and other conditions -- about $150 million from a private offering of contingent convertible senior notes
FedEx Freight, Harrison, Ark., announced it is contributing $1 million to help revitalize the Lake Harrison recreational area in Harrison, Ark
Leo H. Suggs, chairman of Overnite Corp., Richmond, Va., announced that Union Pacific Corp.'s board of directors has approved the sale of trucking subsidiary, Overnit
Schneider National Expedited, a division of Schneider National Inc., Green Bay, Wis., has been named Limited Brands Logistics Services' "Truckload Carrier of the Year."
Flatbed carrier Boyd Bros. Transportation Inc., Clayton, Ala., reported that revenues rose 4% and profits 6% in the quarter ended June 30
CFI, a truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo. has announced its driver award recipients for June 2003
Roadway Express Inc. has announced that 35 of its best professional drivers will compete at the 66th National Truck Driving Championships Aug. 19 – 23 in Columbus, Ohio
August 1, 2003 - Industry News
Saia opened a new terminal in Redding, Calif. This week, according to Rick O’Dell, president
The Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA) is hosting Truckload Profitability Fundamentals seminars in Texas, Georgia and Illinois this fall.
The seminars will be held on Sept. 24 in Dallas, Oct. 14 in Chicago and Oct. 16 in Atlanta
July 31, 2003 - Industry News
Bourns Inc., a California-based electronics manufacturer, has awarded a major international freight-forwarding contract to Menlo Worldwide Forwarding
By month’s end, the three less-than-truckload operating companies of Con-Way Transportation Services Inc., will have collectively sent 256 drivers to the American Trucking Assn.'s
Allied Holdings Inc., the parent company of several subsidiaries engaged in providing distribution and transportation services of new and used vehicles to the automotive industry,
July 30, 2003 - Industry News
The American Trucking Assns.’ seasonally adjusted Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.6% to 147.3 (1993=100) in June, the association announced Wednesday
Ryder System Inc. said Lucent Technologies, which designs and delivers networks for the world's largest communications service providers, has expanded Ryder's North America contrac
Ryder System Inc. has been awarded a distribution and transportation management contract with Nestle Argentina S.A., a manufacturer, distributor and vendor of a broad range of food and beverage products
USF Corp. reported net income of $8.1 million for the second quarter ended July 5, 2003, compared to $5.9 million reported for the second quarter ended June 29, 2002
July 29, 2003 - Industry News
The National Truck Equipment Assn. (NTEA) has announced the dates and locations of its annual trade show, The Work Truck Show, held in conjunction with its annual convention, for the next two years.
Expediters Online.com has announced that final preparations are under way for its Expedite Expo 2003.
New Penn Motor Express Inc., Lebanon, Pa., has been named the LTL Carrier of the Year by the GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Northeast Regional Distribution Center for a fourth consecutive year.
July 28, 2003 - Industry News
Marten Transport Ltd., a leading temperature-sensitive truckload carrier, said that for the quarter ended June 30, 2003, operating revenue increased 13.7%, to $84.2 million from $74 million for the same quarter of 2002
July 25, 2003 - Industry News
Overnite Holding Inc. reported second quarter operating income of $21 million on $372 million in revenue, a 15% gain compared to the $18.2 million of operating
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