February 27, 2003 - Industry News
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
February 26, 2003 - Industry News
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
The 32nd annual Mid-America Trucking Show is right around the corner, and the trucking industry is getting ready for opening day.
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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
February 21, 2003 - Industry News
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.
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.
February 20, 2003 - Industry News
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
February 19, 2003 - Industry News
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
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.
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
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
Allied Holdings Inc., Decatur, Ga., reported net income of $2.1 million, or $0.25 per basic share and $0.24 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2002, versus a net loss of $2.3 million,
February 14, 2003 - Industry News
Industrial production in the United States increased 0.7% in January, the best performance in six months
February 13, 2003 - Industry News
David Bradley, chief executive officer of the Canadian Trucking Alliance, says Canada should use its fuel taxes to repair highways, or scrap the tax entirely.
Truck World Show Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of New Communications Group Inc., announced today that it has completed its acquisition of the Truck World trade show from the Ontario Trucking Assn.
U.S. retail sales fell in January due to a sharp decline in auto sales while the rest of the sector posted its best performance in some time, according to figures released Thursday by the Commerce Department
Schneider National Inc. has reported strong operational performance for 2002, attributing its success to a continued focus on lowering costs and improving processes across the organization
February 12, 2003 - Industry News
Erickson Transport Corp., a Springfield, Mo.-based trucking company, closed its doors this week, citing increases in fuel prices, insurance and health care costs.
February 11, 2003 - Industry News
Transport Corp. of America Inc. has announced revenues for the fourth quarter 2002 of $69.2 million, compared with 2001 fourth quarter revenues of $68.8 million.
February 10, 2003 - Industry News
Swift Transportation Co. Inc. has reported its results for the three months and year ended Dec. 31, 2002.
February 7, 2003 - Industry News
Landstar System Inc. has reported 2002 fourth quarter net income of $14.5 million, or $.88 per diluted share, compared to net income of $11.6 million, or $.70 per diluted share, in the 2001 fourth quarter.
USFreightways Corp. has announced that Samuel K. Skinner, chairman, president and chief executive officer of USFreightways, and Christopher L. Ellis, senior vice president, finance and CFO, will address attendees of the Deutsche Bank Global Transportation Conference
The unemployment picture improved in the United States during January with the creation of new jobs occurring at the fastest rate in more than two years
February 6, 2003 - Industry News
The University of Miami has announced the establishment of the M. Anthony Burns Center for Advanced Supply Chain Management in collaboration with Ryder System Inc. and IBM.
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