April 28, 2003 - Industry News
Michigan petroleum marketers Fick & Sons Inc. will host Charlie's 4th annual Truck Show May 30-June 1 at Charlie's Corner Travel Center, located at I-75, Exit 251 in Grayling, Mich
April 25, 2003 - Industry News
Mullen Transportation Inc. generated record revenues of $125.8 million in the first quarter, compared to last year's $88.1 million, an increase of 42.8%.
Celadon Group Inc., a truckload carrier headquartered in Indianapolis, reported net income for the third quarter ended March 31, 2003, increased to $0.5 million, or six cents per share, compared with net income of $0.3 million
Manufacturers shipped 1.0% more durable goods in March than February and booked 2.0% more orders, according to a Commerce Department report.
SCS Transportation Inc. a Kansas City-based trucking transportation company, has reported revenue of $200.1 million in the first quarter of 2003, up 9% from $183.5 million in the first quarter of 2002.
April 24, 2003 - Industry News
Overcoming a harsh winter, an uncertain economy and the highest quarterly diesel fuel prices on record, Overnite Holding Inc., reported operating income of $12.6 million on $341.2 million in revenue
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. headquartered in Thomasville, N.C., said first-quarter revenues from operations increased 20.2% to $152,865,000 from $127,147,000 for the first quarter of 2002.
April 23, 2003 - Industry News
The 31st annual North American Truck Show gets underway Thursday, May 8 at the Bayside Expo Center in Boston
Ryder System Inc., a leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, reported earnings of $20.9 million for the first quarter of 2003, up 24% compared with $16.8 million in the year-earlier period.
More than 75% of the fleets polled by CK Marketing & Communications this month, indicated that they plan to purchase both power units and trailer
April 22, 2003 - Industry News
Yellow Corp. has reported first quarter 2003 income of $5.6 million, or $.19 per share, up substantially from about break-even performance in the first quarter of 2002
UPS has reported solid first-quarter results driven by its international and non-package businesses, with both segments generating strong revenue growth and record-setting profits
The Conference Board reported that its index of leading economic indicators fell 0.2% in March on top of a 0.6% decline over the prior two months.
CNF Inc. has reported first-quarter net income of $15.9 million, or 30 cents per diluted share. This compares with net income for common shareholders of $18.3 million, or 35 cents per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2002.
April 21, 2003 - Industry News
U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. announced higher operating revenues and earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2003.
Arkansas Best Corp. had a first-quarter 2003 net loss of $734,000, or $0.03 per common share, which included a $9.0 million pre-tax charge related to an interest rate swap on $110.0 million of the company's borrowings.
April 18, 2003 - Industry News
Heartland Express Inc. said revenues for the first quarter ended March 31, 2003 increased 29.4% to $94.8 million from $73.3 million in the first quarter of 2002.
April 17, 2003 - Industry News
Jacksonville, Fla.-based Landstar System Inc. reported record first-quarter net income of $10.2 million, or $.62 per share,
Transport Corporation of America Inc., a Minneapolis-St. Paul area truckload freight carrier, reported first-quarter revenues of $67.1 million,
USA Truck Inc., an Arkansas-based carrier, reported operating revenues, before fuel surcharge, of $65,714,114 for the quarter ended March 31, 2003
Marten Transport Ltd., a Wisconsin-based carrier, reported record first-quarter revenue of $79.3 million, compared with $68 million in the same period last year.
Randy Gunderman, president & CEO of Gain LLC, will present his Gain Train produce carrier training course all three days of the annual International Truck Show, scheduled June 26, 27 and 28 at the Las Vegas Convention Center
Knight Transportation Inc., a short- to medium-haul, dry van truckload carrier headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., has reported increased revenues for the quarter ended March 31
Housing starts jumped 8.3% to a 1.78-million annual rate from February's weather-reduced total.
April 16, 2003 - Industry News
Omaha, Neb.-based Werner Enterprises Inc., one of the nation's largest truckload transportation companies, has reported higher operating revenues and earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2003.
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