January 22, 2003 - Industry News
Overnite, a nationwide less-than-truckload company and over-the-road arm of the Union Pacific Corp., says that it has completed its best year since 1994
Heartland Express Inc. reports revenues increased 25.1% for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2002, to $92.0 million from $73.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2001.
Knight Transportation Inc. has announced increases in revenue, income from operations and net income for the quarter and 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2002.
Roadway Corp. says its revenues for the 16 weeks constituting the company's fourth quarter were $1,074,110,000, up 25.7% when compared to revenues of $854,640,000 for the same period last year
January 21, 2003 - Industry News
Roadway Corp. Chairman and CEO Michael W. Wickham was scheduled to open trading on the NASDAQ stock exchange this morning
Celadon Group Inc. said this month's ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Court in San Francisco that Mexican-manufactured trucks could not move freight between borders will reduce its 2003 earnings by roughly 20 cents per share
Arkansas Best Corp. has announced fourth quarter 2002 net income of $14.5 million, or $0.57 per diluted common share, compared to fourth-quarter 2001 net income of $9.5 million, or $0.38 per diluted common share
Housing starts in the United States soared to a 16-year high according to figures released Tuesday, while a separate report from last week shows manufacturing production is down
January 17, 2003 - Industry News
Crescent Truck Lines, a unionized carrier in Hayward, Calif., is suspending its LTL operation effective immediately
January 16, 2003 - Industry News
A new report released Thursday by a national transportation research group finds that America's interstates are increasingly congested because new travel is rapidly outpacing existing capacit
Wheaton World Wide Moving, one of the nation's leading specialists in household goods moving, recently honored four individuals as Super Service Drivers of the Year.
January 15, 2003 - Industry News
Ryder System Inc., provider of transportation and supply chain management solutions, has been selected by Carpenter Technology Corp., manufacturer of specialty metals, to design and implement a comprehensive transportation management program
U.S. producer prices were unchanged in December as falling passenger vehicle prices helped offset increases in the costs of food and energy
January 14, 2003 - Industry News
Retail sales in December turned out to be just about as poor as many store owners were woefully predicting during the holidays
January 10, 2003 - Industry News
U.S. employment fell 101,000 jobs in December and the Bureau of Labor Statistics sharply boosted its estimate of November job losses to 88,000 according to figures released Friday
Indiana's governor announced plans last week to build a route through the southwest part of the state that will allow the "NAFTA Superhighway" to extend past Indianapolis
Comdata Corp. has been honored by FedEx Express, an operating company of FedEx Corp., receiving its Global Strategic Supplier Symposium Excellence Award.
C2 Inc. has announced the acquisition of Birkmire Trucking Co., a regional freight services provider based in Erie, Pa., by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Total Logistic Control (TLC)
January 8, 2003 - Industry News
The Agricultural Transporters Conference of American Trucking Assns. will hold its 2003 Legislative Meeting in Washington, D.C. Feb. 12
January 7, 2003 - Industry News
Orders and shipments of manufactured goods fell in November following a significant increase the month before
January 6, 2003 - Industry News
Ryder System Inc., a leader in supply chain and transportation management solutions, is collaborating with Applied Materials Inc. to streamline Applied Materials' supply chain management operations in Austin, Texas.
January 3, 2003 - Industry News
Hearing co-workers say they have a chaplain to help them work out issues on the job is becoming more common than one might expect, according to Mark Cress, president of Corporate Chaplains of America (CCA).
U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. has announced that the company is changing the name of its CSI/Crown subsidiary to Xpress Global Systems Inc
Southeastern Freight Lines, a less-than-truckload provider in the Southeast, has selected Unicru Inc.'s hiring management solution as a key element in its corporate strategy to optimize workforce selection and performance
January 2, 2003 - Industry News
The beleaguered manufacturing sector posted one of its better performances of 2002 during December, according to figures released Thursday
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