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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

April 5, 2000 - Industry News

ITS to Hold Parade, Truck Beauty Contest

ITS Management plans to hold a truck convoy down Las Vegas Boulevard and a big rig beauty contest as part of the 2000 International Trucking Show, June 28-30, in Las Vegas, NV. Approximately 80-100 rigs are expected

Tags: Events

April 5, 2000 - Industry News

Liles & Low Vying for KLLM

KLLM Transport Services now has two suitors. A couple of weeks ago New Prime Inc. president and CEO Robert Low said he was interested in buying the Jackson, MS, based truckload carrier and said an offering price of $7.60 a share would be feasible.

Tags: Fleets

April 5, 2000 - Industry News

NJ Intermodal Terminals Trying To Improve Truck Movement

Reacting to trucker complaints about long waits and slow turnaround times, at least two intermodal terminals in New Jersey are working on improving the flow of trucks in and out of their facilities

Tags: Intermodal

April 4, 2000 - Industry News

Working Truck Show Scheduled For June

The 20th annual World's Greatest Working Truck Show has been scheduled for June 10-11 at the Fairplex in Pomona, CA. Proceeds from the event will benefit Abilityfirst, formerly known as the Crippled Children's Society of Southern

Tags: Events

April 4, 2000 - Industry News

Hub Sells Distribution Division

Hub Group, Lombard, IL, has signed a letter of intent to sell its interest in Hub Group Distribution Services. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the second quarter, and once the

Tags: Fleets

April 3, 2000 - Industry News

Skyway Closes Doors

Skyway Freight Systems closed its doors March 31. The Watsonville, CA, company was founded in 1977 as a freight forwarder and developed into a provider of transportation services and supply-chain management. Some of its customers included

Tags: Fleets

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