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March 1, 2000 - Industry News

Heartland Boosts Pay, Gives 3 Cents Extra for Fuel

Veteran drivers at Heartland Express can now earn up to 40 cents a mile. The company recently announced pay increases for company drivers that boost the mileage rate for drivers with one year of experience to 37 cents a mile, including a 1 cent safety bonus.

Tags: Fleets

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Final Phase Of I-55 Reconstruction To Start In Chicago

The final phase of Illinois' Mission I-55, the Stevenson Expressway reconstruction in Chicago, begins at 9 p.m. Friday

Tags: Highways

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Transport Corp. Still A Sweet Deal, Analysts Say

U.S. Freightways may have pulled out of the deal but Transport Corp. of America is "still the apple of many a buyer's eye," according to a recent Mergers and Acquisitions Report from Securities Data Publishing.

Tags: Fleets

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

LTL Stocks Are Being Overlooked

Truckload carriage seems to get more attention on Wall Street, but less-than-truckload deserves a second look, according to Jeffrey Kauffman, first vice president, Merrill Lynch & Co.

Tags: Economy

February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Con-Way Central Opens Michigan Terminal

Con-Way Central Express, Ann Arbor, MI, has opened a new freight service center at 5070 Carpenter Road, just north of US-12 in Ypsilanti, MI.

Tags: Fleets

February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Asche Accuses Executives of Embezzlement

Asche Transportation Services, Shannon, IL, has fired two of its top executives for allegedly embezzling $1 million

Tags: Fleets

February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Amtrak Chasing More Freight

Amtrak says it will go after more of trucking's business as it makes plans to expand its passenger service in its efforts to be self-sufficient

Tags: Intermodal

February 24, 2000 - Industry News

USF Holland Opens Erie Terminal

USF Holland, Holland, MI, has opened a new full-service terminal in Erie, PA, which will reportedly increase capacity, operating efficiency and equipment availability within the market. "We are committed to providing our Erie customers with

Tags: Fleets

February 22, 2000 - Industry News

Overnite Opens Texas Truckload Facility

Overnite Transportation Co., Richmond, VA, has expanded its truckload Special Services Division with the opening of a new, dedicated fleet operation in McGregor, TX.

Tags: Fleets

February 21, 2000 - Industry News

USF Holland Opens Service Center In Erie

USF Holland, Holland, MI, announced the opening of a new, full-service terminal in Erie, PA

Tags: Fleets

February 21, 2000 - Industry News

ESCO Announces Drayage Consolidation Plan

ESCO Transportation, Houston, has announced a five-year plan to try to consolidate the highly fragmented intermodal drayage and short-haul truckload segments of the transportation industry

Tags: Intermodal

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

Nevada Casino Plans First Truck Show

The Rancho Mesquite Casino and Hotel in Mesquite, NV, will have its first truck show April 7-9, with the proceeds going to Community Action Against Violence

Tags: Events

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

Wheaton, Allied Battle For Global Van Lines

Two moving companies are in a bidding battle for bankrupt Global Van Lines of Orange, CA

Tags: Fleets

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

Changes at the Top For Boyd Bros.

Boyd Bros.Transportation directors have made a number of changes to the fleet's senior management team.

Tags: Fleets

February 17, 2000 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Gets Fleet Contract For M.A. Hanna

J.B. Hunt Dedicated Contract Services, an operating unit of J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. has been awarded a contract to manage and operate private fleet operations at eleven separate North American locations for polymer manufacturer M.A. Hanna Co.

Tags: Fleets

February 17, 2000 - Industry News

Swift To Buy Mexican Carrier

Swift Transportation Co. has executed a stock purchase agreement to buy 49% interest in Mexican truckload carrier Trans-Mex Inc. this year and the remainder of the company over the next four years.

Tags: Fleets

February 17, 2000 - Industry News

Swift Says Fuel Costs Rise 50%

Swift Transportation Co., is telling financial analysts that its anticipates earnings for the quarter ended March 31, 2000 will be less than $0.20 per share due to high fuel prices.

Tags: Fleets

February 17, 2000 - Industry News

New York Thruway Backs Off Toll Proposal

Under pressure from everyone from the trucking industry to the governor, the New York Thruway Authority said it will reconsider its proposed toll hike

Tags: Highways

February 17, 2000 - Industry News

Asche Leadership Leaving Company

Two more top people are leaving Asche Transportation Services, Shannon, IL

Tags: Fleets

February 17, 2000 - Industry News

Arizona Association Moves Show To Las Vegas

The Arizona Motor Transport Association is permanently moving its annual truck show to Las Vegas and partner with The International Trucking Show.

Tags: Events

February 16, 2000 - Industry News

Con-Way Western Invests Over $40 Million In Facilities

Con-Way Western Express last year invested more than $42 million to build six new major service centers, upgrade current service facilities, open new service centers and add 16 new zone operations to service rural and remote markets in the eleven western states where it operates

Tags: Fleets

February 16, 2000 - Industry News

Gulf Northern Signs On With PTG

Professional Transportation Group Ltd., Marietta, GA, has signed a service agreement with Gulf Northern Transport, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, to manage the GNT fleet.

Tags: Fleets

February 15, 2000 - Industry News

New York Thruway Chief Says Higher Tolls Needed

The New York Thruway Authority proposes to raise tolls in June. Authority chief John Platt told the state Assembly's Transportation Committee that without the increase, the authority would fall $216 million short of what it needs to pay off debt and pay for maintenance and construction during the next six years

Tags: Highways

February 15, 2000 - Industry News

Trism Announces Exit From Chapter 11

Trism Inc., Kennesaw, GA, has finished its Chapter 11 reorganization

Tags: Fleets

February 15, 2000 - Industry News

Trailer Sales Down Almost 20% in 1999

Shipments of trailers and chassis totaled 275,366 units in 1999, down 19.9% from 1999, according to data compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau and the TruckTrailer Manufacturer's Assn

Tags: Economy

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