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March 5, 2003 - Industry News

Day of Prayer for Truckers is March 20

The Fourth Annual National Day of Prayer will be observed on March 20 at the Mid-America Truck Show in Louisville, Ky.

Tags: Events

March 5, 2003 - Industry News

Quality Carriers Adds New Affiliate

Quality Carriers, the Tampa-based transportation subsidiary of Quality Distribution LLC, has added Eaton's Trucking Service, Johnstown, N.Y., to its affiliate partner program.

March 5, 2003 - Industry News

Schneider National to Add 200 New Jobs

Schneider National Inc. is seeking candidates in eastern Ohio, western Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia to fill 200 new regional driver positions

March 4, 2003 - Industry News

Lowe's Lauds Schneider National Service

Schneider National Inc., a transportation and logistics services provider and one of North America's largest truckload carriers, has received the "Outstanding Carrier Award for Store Direct Delivery"

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Mid-America's Expedited Trucking InfoCenter Expanded

Due to its success in its first appearance at the Mid-America Trucking Show 2002, the Expedited Trucking InfoCenter will be expanding from a 500-square-foot area to more than 3,500 square feet.

Tags: Events

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Economic Reports Show Mixed Results

Personal income and construction spending are on the rise, manufacturing is slowly expanding while consumer spending is down according to different economic reports released Monday

Tags: Economy

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Firm Seeks Acquisition of Xcalibur Xpress

National Management Consulting Inc. has entered into a letter of intent with Transportation Logistics Int'l Inc. to acquire Xcalibur Xpress Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Transportation Logistics, in exchange for a combination of stock and notes.

Tags: Intermodal

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Investors Confirm CF Buy Won't Happen

A group of investors from Fort Worth, Texas, who were trying to buy Consolidated Freightways out of bankruptcy and breathe life into the company have called it quits

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Rand McNally's MileMaker Celebrates 2 Decades

Before computers were invented and 18-wheel trucks hit the road, Rand McNally was laying the groundwork for MileMaker software. Since its introduction in electronic format in 1982, MileMaker has remained the industry standard software for routing and rating products by evolving with the changing needs of the commercial trucking market.

Tags: Highways

February 28, 2003 - Industry News

Training Magazine Names J.B. Hunt Among Tops

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., one of the largest transportation logistics providers in North America, has been named to the Training Top 100 ranking as determined each year by Training magazine.

February 28, 2003 - Industry News

Harsh Weather Impacts SCS Transportation Earnings

SCS Transportation Inc. says earnings for the quarter ending March 31, 2003, are expected to be below the $.10 to $.14 per share guidance previously announced on Jan. 24

February 27, 2003 - Industry News

SAE 2003 World Congress Opens Today

New programs highlight the Society of Automotive Engineers' SAE 2003 World Congress, which got under way today at Cobo Center in Troy, Mich.

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February 27, 2003 - Industry News

Marmon Truck Gathering Slated April 18-19

The Second Annual Marmon Truck Gathering will be held April 18-19, at the Ambest Truck Stop at Exit 48 on Highway 75 in Anna, Texas

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February 27, 2003 - Industry News

Durable Shipments & Orders Jump

The U.S. manufacturing sector started off the year with a bang, reporting its biggest gain in durable goods shipments and orders since last July. Shipments of manufactured durable goods in January increased 3.5% following a 2% December decrease

Tags: Economy

February 26, 2003 - Industry News

Veltex Corp. Purchases 40 Trailers

Veltex Corp. of Diamond Bar, Calif., has purchased 40 trailers for its 40-truck fleet, which it expects will add $192,000 a month to generate an additional $2,304,000 a year

February 24, 2003 - Industry News

It's Mid-March For The Mid-America Trucking Show

The 32nd annual Mid-America Trucking Show is right around the corner, and the trucking industry is getting ready for opening day.

Tags: Events

February 24, 2003 - Industry News

Kenworth Hosts T300 Seminar at Work Truck Show

How do you ensure a vehicle is designed specifically for the job that you're doing?

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February 24, 2003 - Industry News

Oregon Restricts Loads On Bridges Near Eugene

Starting Wednesday, three bridges along Interstate 5 in the Eugene, Ore., area will be limited to normal axles loads on the northbound and southbound lanes

Tags: Highways

February 21, 2003 - Industry News

Talent Search a Highlight at MATS

The deadline for entries to AMG's first transportation industry talent search event is March 1, with the new artists performing at the Mid-America Truck Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky. three weeks later.

Tags: Events

February 21, 2003 - Industry News

Manpower Survey Shows Hiring to Decline in 2nd Quarter

U.S. employers will be hiring at a moderately slower pace during the second quarter of 2003, according to the Employment Outlook Survey, conducted by Manpower Inc. and released today.

Tags: Economy

February 20, 2003 - Industry News

Alabama Highlighting Mid-America Show for a 15th Year

Alabama, one of country music's leading bands, will perform at the 2003 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, courtesy of Kenworth Truck Co. Kenworth is sponsoring the popular group's performance at Mid-America for a 15th consecutive and final year

Tags: Events

February 19, 2003 - Industry News

Home Building Hits 16-Year High

Construction of new homes and apartments rose to their highest level in 16 years during January, while the number of new building permits fell. The U.S. Commerce Department this week reported a 0.2% increase in construction compared to Decembe

Tags: Economy

February 19, 2003 - Industry News

Con-Way Opens Service Center in Florence, Ky.

Commercial shippers in northern Kentucky, southwest Ohio and southeast Indiana can now receive faster transit times from Con-Way Central Express, which opened an expanded service center earlier this month.

February 19, 2003 - Industry News

P.A.M. Transportation Signs Letter of Intent

P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. has signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire for cash certain assets of McNeill Trucking Co. Inc.

February 18, 2003 - Industry News

Cannon Express Announces 2nd Quarter Losses

Bruce W. Jones, CEO of Cannon Express Inc., announced revenues for the 2nd quarter of 2003 were $16,430,539 compared to $19,774,737 in the 2nd fiscal quarter of 2002

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