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April 17, 2000 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Earnings Drop Over 50%

First quarter revenue for J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Lowell, AR, rose 13% to $534 million, but net earnings dropped over 50% to $5 million, down from $10.6 million in the first quarter of 1999.

Tags: Fleets

April 17, 2000 - Industry News

Werner Earnings Drop Due to Fuel Prices

Werner Enterprises, Omaha, NE has reported a drop in earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2000 due to higher fuel prices. Operating revenues increased 21% to a record $291.4 million, compared to $241 million

Tags: Fleets

April 14, 2000 - Industry News

Averitt Signs Deal For 1,500 Volvo Trucks

Averitt Express, Cookeville, TN, has purchased 750 Volvo 660s and 750 Volvo VNM daycabs to be delivered over three years starting this month

Tags: Fleets

April 13, 2000 - Industry News

Simon Back in the Black

Simon Transportation Services, Salt Lake City, UT, is back in the black with the announcement of its financial results for the quarter that ended March 31

Tags: Fleets

April 13, 2000 - Industry News

Landstar Posts Record Income

Landstar System, Jacksonville, FL, reported record first quarter net income of $8.3 million, up from $7.5 million in the 1999 first quarter

Tags: Fleets

April 13, 2000 - Industry News

USFreightways Income Rises 27%

USFreightways Corp., Rosemont, IL, has reported net income for the quarter ending April 1 $22.3 million, a 27% increase over the $17.5 million reported for the same period last year

Tags: Fleets

April 13, 2000 - Industry News

Roadway Adds Mexican Terminal

Roadway Express, Akron, OH, has expanded its Mexican operations with the opening of a new service terminal in Queretaro

Tags: Fleets

April 13, 2000 - Industry News

Vehicle Utilization Up in First Quarter

Class 6-8 vehicles operated at an average 83.5% capacity in first quarter 2000, up 2.1 percentage points from first quarter 1999, according to the latest survey by MacKay & Co. Researchers said this was the highest utilization rate since 1988. The survey of 1,357 truck and bus fleets also indicated strong demand for truck transportation highlighted by an unusually small decline in utilization from fourth to first quarter

Tags: Economy

April 12, 2000 - Industry News

Budd Van Lines Opens Georgia Facility

Budd Van Lines has opened a full-service, regional operation center in Kennesaw, GA

Tags: Fleets

April 12, 2000 - Industry News

Tri-line Expressways Sold Off

Tri-White Corp., Toronto, ON, has reached an agreement to sell its Trucking Group, comprised of both the Full-Load and Logistics Divisions of Tri-Line Expressways Ltd., and High-Tech Express & Distribution Ltd. to TCT Logistics Inc. for $44 million

Tags: Fleets

April 12, 2000 - Industry News

Roadway Income Rises 31%

Roadway Express, Akron, OH, has reported net income of nearly $10.4 million for the first quarter ended March 25, 2000, up 31% from net income of $7.9 million in the first quarter of 1999.

Tags: Fleets

April 12, 2000 - Industry News

Skyway Files Chapter 7

Skyway Freight Systems Inc., an interstate trucking company headquartered in Watsonville, CA, filed for protection from creditors under Chapter 7 of the United States Bankruptcy Code on Friday, April 7, 2000.

Tags: Fleets

April 12, 2000 - Industry News

CF Automates Clearance of In-Bond Freight

Consolidated Freightways, Menlo Park, CA, has partnered with U.S.Customs to automate in-bond freight customs clearances

Tags: Fleets

April 12, 2000 - Industry News

Lawsuit Blames UPS Delivery Deadlines

A lawsuit filed against United Parcel Service claims the company's policies regarding delivery deadlines contributed to a fatal accident

Tags: Fleets

April 12, 2000 - Industry News

Oregon Coast Highway Update

The Oregon Department of Transportation has reopened the Oregon Coast Hwy. (U.S. 101) Cape Cove Slide, approximately 13 miles south of Yachats

Tags: Highways

April 12, 2000 - Industry News

Florida To Renumber Interstate Exits

Florida will renumber exits on its interstates to correspond with the closest mileage marker, as is done in most other states, rather than numbering them sequentially as they are currently

Tags: Highways

April 11, 2000 - Industry News

Commerce Dept. Adjusts Trailer Sales Data

The U.S. Department of Commerce has revised trailer sales data for 1998 from 344,312 units to 277,419 units. This is more in line with manufacturer surveys done by Economic Planning Associates which put 1998 total sales at 280,350

Tags: Economy

April 10, 2000 - Industry News

Idaho Installs Rumble Strips

Rumble strips have been installed on a 16-mile stretch of Interstate 84 east of Boise, ID

Tags: Highways

April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Penske Buys McDevitt Transportation

Penske Truck Leasing, Reading, PA, has purchased the assets of McDevitt Transportation Services, a truck rental and leasing company based in Manchester, NH. Penske will operate directly from the existing McDevitt leasing facility.

Tags: Fleets

April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Con-Way Building New Virginia Facility

Con-Way Southern Express, a division of Con-Way Transportation Services, Ann Arbor, MI, is replacing its Richmond facility with a new freight assembly center in Chester, VA. Construction is expected to be completed in November.

Tags: Fleets

April 7, 2000 - Industry News

STB Denies Request to Proceed With CN/BNSF Merger

The Surface Transportation Board has denied a request to continue proceedings for the proposed merger of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe and the Canadian National railway systems.

Tags: Intermodal

April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Low May Try To Unseat KLLM Board

New Prime Inc. president Robert Low has reportedly requested a list of KLLM Transport Services Inc. stockholders, possibly to solicit consent to remove the KLLM board of directors. Low owns 13% of KLLM shares and has expressed

Tags: Fleets

April 7, 2000 - Industry News

Missouri I-44 Closed From Truck Accident

Interstate 44 in south central Missouri near St. Robert is closed as bridge repairs are made following a fatal truck wreck

Tags: Highways

April 6, 2000 - Industry News

Major I-95 Nighttime Lane Closures Begin April 11

Over the next three weeks, beginning Tuesday night, April 11, expect lane closures as well as traffic stoppages on I-95 at Springfield, VA, weeknights between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m

Tags: Highways

April 6, 2000 - Industry News

Asche Transportation Delays Filing Financial Statements

Asche Transportation Services, Shannon, IL, has had to delay filing its annual financial statements

Tags: Fleets

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