November 12, 1999 - Industry News
The city of Franklin, WI, has denied USF Holland's plan to build a 100-bay truck terminal
The composite profit margin for 1,523 for-hire carriers in the latest TTS Blue Book of Trucking Companies has improved to 2.8%. The data, based on 1998 figures, shows a 9.4% increase in costs since 1997 but
November 11, 1999 - Industry News
Motorists will slow down for the darndest things.
A hungry cow - and a well-meaning Florida Department of Transportation - recently caused miles-long traffic backups along Interstate 4.
Last Saturday, a cow wandered into a marshy field alongside
United Parcel Service’s initial public offering of stock Wednesday set a record, and analysts say the company is an “instant blue chip” on Wall Street
The Ohio Turnpike Commission learned its lesson after travel plaza construction last summer made for long delays at the remaining plazas. Next summer, it will stagger the reconstruction projects
Pacer International, Walnut Creek, CA, has consolidated its cartage (local trucking) capabilities, acquired through various mergers, into a single operating group known as Pacer Cartage
California-based western LTL carrier Viking Freight is now offering next-day service between Albuquerque, NM, and El Paso, TX
November 10, 1999 - Industry News
Clay Hyder Trucking Lines and RoseWay Transportation, both Comcar Industries linehaul affiliates, are combining assets to better serve their customers. The company will keep Clay Hyder Trucking Lines' name and will be headquartered at RoseWay's Hickory,
With an order for 50 Eaton VORAD collision warning systems, American Freightways is emphasizing its commitment to the use of intelligent transportation systems
OTR Express, Olathe, KS, plans to grow through owner-operators as part of its new strategy to return to profitability
If some highway designers get their way, you'll soon be going around in circles in what some say is a more efficient, safer type of intersection.
Arizona is the latest state to try roundabouts, a type of
November 9, 1999 - Industry News
Landstar System, Jacksonville, FL, has moved to new headquarters
November 8, 1999 - Industry News
DAT Services' load postings for October were up 60% from October 1998
U.S. Xpress is offering a new compensation plan for its independent contractors beginning Dec. 1
Arkansas 15 in southern Arkansas has been re-designated as part of a southern extension of U.S. 63
The Ohio Department of Transportation wants to add touches of art to drab interstate interchanges. But some people say it's wrong to spend money on beautification when it's needed to repair and maintain bridges
Commercial vehicles will start paying a dollar more next month to cross the four Delaware River bridges between New Jersey and Pennsylvania
A dispute between New Mexico and federal officials regarding authority over a nuclear waste storage site could force the state to cancel or delay $200 million in highway construction
The Truckload Carriers Assn.'s 2000 annual meeting will revolve around the Internet, with the theme "eTruckload: Make the Connection.
USA Truck, Van Buren, AR, has closed its previously announced acquisition of most of the assets of Carco Carrier Corp., headquartered in neighboring Fort Smith, AR
Yellow Freight System has plunged into the burgeoning business of delivering goods bought and sold over the Internet, much of it involving pickups and deliveries to private homes.
November 7, 1999 - Industry News
Voters in Colorado last week approved a bond issue that will allow for the faster completion of many transportation projects, including the widening of Interstate 25 in the Denver area and north of Fort Collins
Washington state's North Cascades Highway will be closed for at least two weeks so crews can clean up fuel spilled during a tractor-trailer crash
November 5, 1999 - Industry News
Arkansas is building two new weigh stations to target truckers entering the state on Interstates 40 and 55
November 3, 1999 - Industry News
Crete Carrier Corp., Lincoln, NE, has bought Omaha, NE-based Hunt Transportation
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