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June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Pony Express Files For Bankruptcy

Pony Express Delivery Services, a subsidiary of Skynet Holdings Inc., has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will shut down all operations, except those in Florida

Tags: Fleets

June 14, 2000 - Industry News

PeopleNet Brings Technology Closer to Fleets

PeopleNet Communications Corp. will host free technology seminars throughout July in the Minneapolis, Houston, Atlanta, Cleveland and St. Louis areas

Tags: Events

June 14, 2000 - Industry News

Roadway Recognized For Export Excellence

Roadway Express was recently recognized by the State of Ohio for excellence in the export industry

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June 14, 2000 - Industry News

Simon Opposes Consent Solicitation by Moyes

Simon Transportation Services announced that it opposes the consent solicitation by Jerry Moyes in an effort to take control of the company’s board of directors

Tags: Fleets

June 13, 2000 - Industry News

Truck Terminal Clashes With Community Proposal

A proposal for a truck terminal along the West Allis-West Milwaukee, Wis., border is at odds with redevelopment plans previously drafted for the site by the two districts involved

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June 13, 2000 - Industry News

Nation’s Bridges Improving Slightly, Study Says

New federal data has revealed that the overall condition of bridges in the U.S. has improved, but approximately 29% are still in need of repair or improvement. The Road Information Program, a nonprofit transportation research group, analyzed the Federal Highway Administration’s latest data on bridges and concluded that 15 percent of the nation’s bridges are structurally deficient, while 14 percent are functionally obsolete – for a total of 29 percent. In 1998, the number was 30 percent

Tags: Highways

June 13, 2000 - Industry News

MSNBC Laments Owner-Operators' Plight

A report last weekend on MSNBC's web site focused on what it called a "grim future" for truck owner-operators

Tags: Economy

June 13, 2000 - Industry News

Looking for a 4th of July Festival?

Stuck on the road for Independence Day? Maybe you can attend a Fourth of July celebration nearby. For those with tastes from traditional to wacky, Festivals.com has scanned its listings of 33,000 events worldwide to compile

Tags: Events

June 13, 2000 - Industry News

Used Truck Glut To Continue

The oversupply of used Class 8 trucks will most likely continue for the next several years because the majority of the trucks coming into the first resale market continue to be newer, high-valued, long and tall sleeper tractors

Tags: Economy

June 12, 2000 - Industry News

Cardinal Freight Raises Pay

Cardinal Freight Carriers is giving all new and existing drivers and owner-operators in its van division an across-the-board pay increase

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June 12, 2000 - Industry News

Averitt Express Expands Service in Oklahoma

Averitt Express, Cookeville, Tenn., is now serving more points and is offering earlier daily delivery times to customers in the Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Okla., areas

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June 12, 2000 - Industry News

KLLM Offer Won't Be Extended

Trucking executive Robert Low said yesterday that he will not extend his offer for all outstanding KLLM Transport Services shares

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June 12, 2000 - Industry News

Lady Truckers Get Their Day

The barber shop at the Iowa 80 truckstop was a hive of activity. Both chairs were full as women got their hair cut, snipped, fluffed and curled. On one side, a huge box full of makeup

Tags: Events

June 11, 2000 - Industry News

Interstates as Runways: It 'Aint So

I don't know if 10 percent of the Russian government's income comes from the sale of vodka. I don't know if a cow can go upstairs, but not downstairs. And I certainly don't know if a

Tags: Highways

June 11, 2000 - Industry News

TMC Meets This Week

The future of The Maintenance Council's relationship with parent organization American Trucking Associations will top the agenda at TMC's 2000 Summer Meeting, being held today through Wednesday at the Westin La Paloma Hotel in Tucson, Ariz

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June 9, 2000 - Industry News

Work to Begin on Biggs Rapid Bridge

Construction on the Biggs Rapid Bridge on U.S. 97 between Washington and Oregon will begin this week, resulting in a single lane of traffic closing across the bridge for 11 weeks

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June 9, 2000 - Industry News

Oregon Green Light Breaks Record

Oregon’s Green Light Truck Preclearance System has topped its previous record for the number of weigh stations bypassed, allowing more than 50,000 bypasses of trucks throughout the state during Ma

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June 9, 2000 - Industry News

Smithway Expects Lower Revenues, No Profits for Second Quarter

Smithway MotorXpress Corp. says it will likely break even for the second quarter and doesn't expect profits to improve before the end of the year

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June 9, 2000 - Industry News

Viking Freight Recognized For Advertising/PR

Viking Freight, an LTL carrier out of San Jose, Ca., has been recognized by the American Trucking Associations' Sales and Marketing Council for outstanding achievements in the industry’s communications arena

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June 9, 2000 - Industry News

Mandatory Brake Stop Being Misused by Tired Truckers

Truckers wanting to catch a bit of shut-eye at a mandatory brake check station in West Virginia are causing some congestion problems, reports the Associated Press

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June 8, 2000 - Industry News

Moyes Bid Intensifies Struggle For Simon Transportation

The fight for control of Simon Transportation Services got serious last week, as trucking executive Jerry Moyes administered a "consent solicitation" to gain control of Simon’s board of directors

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June 8, 2000 - Industry News

Richmond Bridge Construction To Cause Nighttime Delays

The Virginia Department of Transportation last weekend began a major construction project to restore the James River Bridge that carries I-95 through downtown Richmond

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June 8, 2000 - Industry News

Florida to Examine Crowded Roadways

Florida is planning a two-year study to find out how much their roadways cost consumers when it comes to delivering goods and services by looking into truck traffic and freight movement

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June 7, 2000 - Industry News

Hazmat on NTSB Agenda

The National Transportation Safety Board will look at hazmat cargo accidents at a public board meeting scheduled for tomorrow in Washington, DC

Tags: Events

June 7, 2000 - Industry News

Con-Way Breaks Ground in New Orleans

Con-Way Southern Express is breaking ground today on a new customer service center in New Orleans

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