October 14, 2002 - Industry News
According to Business Wire, OrderPro Logistics has entered into a letter of intent to acquire TransMex/USA, headquartered at McCook, Ill
The Florida Assn. of Governmental Fleet Administrators, one of the largest and oldest association of governmental fleet managers in the United States, has announced the creation of a web site
October 11, 2002 - Industry News
Freight rates and truck prices continued their recent rise in September, according to the Producer Price Index released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Retail sales in the United States fell in September, with new auto sales responsible for much of the drop. Prices at the wholesale level held steady
October 10, 2002 - Industry News
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., Thomasville, N.C., has announced its plans for a public offering of 3,045,000 shares of its common stock
The number of U.S. workers filing for unemployment benefits declined by 40,000 last week, while prices of goods imported into the United States showed the biggest increase in five months
Consolidated Freightways' closed trucking terminal in Richfield, Ohio could reopen, with about half of its 500 workers back on the job, if a Texas-based investor group is successful in buying the company out of bankruptcy
October 9, 2002 - Industry News
A group of investors is proposing to buy Consolidated Freightways Corp. and return the company's trucks to the nation's highways by Nov. 1
October 8, 2002 - Industry News
The Supreme Court will decide by next summer whether Michigan has overcharged truckers who pass through the state. Yellow Freight System, the largest subsidiary of Kansas-based Yellow Corp.,
October 7, 2002 - Industry News
Morgan Group Holding Co. announced that The Morgan Group Inc. has issued a press release reporting that its board of directors passed a resolution for the company and two of its operating subsidiaries to file for bankruptcy protection within days
October 4, 2002 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA), along with S-Line Inc. and RPM Magazine have announced the kick-off of the 6th annual truck driver photo contest
The headlines reported employment fell by 43,000 jobs in September from August. But beneath the headlines, the report is mildly positive for truck freight, truck sales and continued economic recovery, according to Jim Haughey, Newport Communication's senior economist. And that's even with September's employment falling by 17,000 jobs, or 1%, in the trucking and warehousing industries.
October 3, 2002 - Industry News
Stonier Transportation Group, a leading freight forwarder and transportation management provider, announced continued strong sales results for the third quarter of 2002.
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New orders for manufactured goods declined slightly in August to $326.6 billion, according to the Department of Commerce, Census Bureau
Fleet Capital Corp., one of the nation's largest asset-based lenders, announced Thursday that it provided a $55 million asset-based credit facility to the Celadon Group Inc.
October 2, 2002 - Industry News
SCS Transportation Inc., a Kansas City, Mo. transportation company, has announced that public trading of the company's common stock began this week on the NASDAQ National Market,
October 1, 2002 - Industry News
Manufacturing activity in September slipped below the break-even point after small increases in July and August, according to the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
Earl E. Congdon, chairman and chief executive officer of Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., Thomasville, N.C., reports a significant increase in its guidance for earnings per diluted share for the third quarter of 2002
September 27, 2002 - Industry News
Real gross domestic product -- the output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States -- increased at an annual rate of 1.3% in the second quarter of 2002,
September 26, 2002 - Industry News
Kenworth Truck Co. has announced it will lay off 450 temporary workers at its Chillicothe, Ohio plant who were hired to help with a short-term increase in production.
A triad of favorable economic reports on Thursday showed a drop in jobless claims, record sales for new homes and a less-than-expected drop in orders for durable goods
September 25, 2002 - Industry News
In an effort to help vocational customers offset increased costs for engines certified to meet the new October 2002 EPA emissions standards, Peterbilt Motors Co. and Heil Environmental Industries Ltd. are offering discounts on select trucks
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September 24, 2002 - Industry News
Roadway Corp., Akron, Ohio, has reported that revenues for its third quarter, which ended Sept. 7, were $721,309,000, up 14.2% when compared to revenues of $631,657,000 for the third quarter of 2001.
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