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October 9, 2001 - Industry News

Owen Named Landstar Vice President

Landstar System, Jacksonville, Fla., has named Dennis Patrick Owen to the position of Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Secretary

October 8, 2001 - Industry News

N.C. House Approves Toll Bill

The North Carolina House of Representatives approved a bill last week to create a North Carolina Turnpike Authority, but the Senate may not act on it until next spring

Tags: Highways

October 8, 2001 - Industry News

TMC Modifies Fall Meeting Schedule

The American Trucking Associations' Technology and Maintenance Council has changed the scheduling of its Fall Meeting next week in Jacksonville, Fla., because of problems in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks

Tags: Events

October 8, 2001 - Industry News

Con-Way Supports Annual Drug Prevention Program

Con-Way Transportation Services, a subsidiary of CNF, along with its six U.S. operating companies, is heading back into the nation's public schools this week to participate in the national Red Ribbon drug abuse prevention campaign

October 8, 2001 - Industry News

Fleet Management Institute Scheduled For January

The Institute for Truck Transportation Management will hold its annual Fleet Management Institute January 20-25, 2002, at the Omni Austin Hotel in Austin, Texas

Tags: Events

October 8, 2001 - Industry News

Bishop Ford Expressway (I-94) Reopened To Trucks

A truck detour is expected to be removed today from the Bishop Ford Freeway (I-94) bridge in the Chicago area

Tags: Highways

October 5, 2001 - Industry News

Expect Congestion On I-94 In Chicago

The Illinois Department of Transportation is warning drivers to expect major congestion when a three-week construction project begins on the Edens Expressway (I-94) in the Chicago area

Tags: Highways

October 5, 2001 - Industry News

Tunnels Get Troopers In Virginia

Commercial vehicles will be inspected before being allowed to enter four bridge-tunnels in the Hampton Roads, Va., area

Tags: Highways

October 4, 2001 - Industry News

ATA: 170,000 Drivers Could Be Called To Military Service

The American Trucking Associations is telling its motor carrier members that thousands of truck drivers who are in the armed forces reserves or members of the National Guard, could be called to active dut

Tags: Economy

October 4, 2001 - Industry News

Morgan, Bennett Battle For Georgia Manufactured Housing Market

Morgan Drive Away and Bennett Truck Transport found themselves in court recently as a result of a fierce battle to dominate the manufactured housing drive-away business in Georgia

October 4, 2001 - Industry News

Factory Orders Steady, Shipments Fall In August

Orders for goods from U.S. factories are holding steady, with the news taking analysts by surprise while shipments continued their decline

Tags: Economy

October 3, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Traffic To Be Rerouted For LSU Football Game

Truckers traveling near Louisiana State University's Tiger Stadium Saturday will have to find an alternate route due to increased security measures for its football game with Florida

Tags: Highways

October 3, 2001 - Industry News

Officials Urge Speed On Hoover Dam Bypass

With U.S. 93 over Nevada's Hoover Dam still closed to all but local truck traffic, some officials are urging quick action on a planned bypass

Tags: Highways

October 3, 2001 - Industry News

Canadian National, Union Pacific Expand Intermodal Service

Canadian National Railway and Union Pacific Railroad announced a new truck-competitive service for intermodal shipments moving between Central Canada, Michigan, Texas and Mexico City

Tags: Intermodal

October 2, 2001 - Industry News

Officials Look At LA Port Security

Security at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach may come under closer scrutiny following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11

Tags: Intermodal

October 2, 2001 - Industry News

Schneider Rolls Out TruckRail Express Service

Schneider National, Green Bay, Wis., has introduced TruckRail Express, a new intermodal service combining truck-level transit -- between 500 and 600 miles per day -- with intermodal-level savings

Tags: Intermodal

October 2, 2001 - Industry News

Fed Cuts Interest Rates For Ninth Time This Year

The Federal Reserve has cut interest rates for the ninth time this year. Tuesday the Fed decided to lower its target for the federal funds rate by 50 basis points to 2.5 percent

Tags: Economy

October 1, 2001 - Industry News

CFI Announces Driver Pay Increase

Contract Freighters, Joplin, Mo., is offering drivers who stay with the company longer more pay

October 1, 2001 - Industry News

Manufacturing Slips As Expected In September

The first economic numbers since the Sept. 11 attack on America show manufacturing activity is still down

Tags: Economy

September 30, 2001 - Industry News

USF Bestway Expands In Southwest

USF Bestway is building two new facilities as part of its strategy to provide the Pacific Southwest with next-day, regional, and national transportation services

September 30, 2001 - Industry News

Yellow Trims Workforce

Yellow Corp., Overland Park, Kan., has cut more than 150 workers in response to the uncertain business environment

September 30, 2001 - Industry News

Technology Hand In Hand With Business At McLeod Users Conference

"Most of us remember when the only common thread between trucking and technology was the letter T." That's obviously no longer the case, and it was well demonstrated during McLeod Software's annual user's conference last week in McLeod's headquarter city of Birmingham, Ala

Tags: Events

September 28, 2001 - Industry News

2nd Quarter GDP Revised Up, Outlook Still Bleak

Gross Domestic Product rose slightly in the second period, according to new numbers from the U.S Commerce Department, but dropped steeply from the growth rate earlier in the year

Tags: Economy

September 28, 2001 - Industry News

UTA Going Ahead With Second Annual Convention

The Used Truck Assn. is going forward with its second annual convention, Nov. 8-10 at the Rio Rico Resort in Rio Rico (near Tucson), Ariz

Tags: Events

September 27, 2001 - Industry News

ABF Recognized For Claims/Loss Prevention & Security

ABF Freight System has been recognized by the American Trucking Associations as the top motor carrier both in claims/loss prevention and in security

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