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May 30, 2000 - Industry News

Gordon Trucking Orders Cummins ISX

Cummins Engine Co. recently announced that Gordon Trucking, Seattle, Wa., has agreed to purchase 240 Cummins ISX engine

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May 30, 2000 - Industry News

Fight For KLLM Not Over

The fight for control of refrigerated carrier KLLM Transport Services is not over yet. Prime Inc. President Robert Low, announced yesterday that he is extending his tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of the common stock in the company.

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May 27, 2000 - Industry News

Damaged Ohio Toll Booths Won't Be Rebuilt

Toll booths that were damaged in a fiery tractor-trailer crash near the Ohio border will not be rebuilt, a Turnpike Commission spokesman has told the Associated Press

Tags: Highways

May 27, 2000 - Industry News

Gaylord Container Partners With CF as Primary Carrier

LTL carrier Consolidated Freightways gained a key customer with Gaylord Container Corp., a manufacturer and distributor of packaging products, signing the fleet up as a primary carrier

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May 26, 2000 - Industry News

New Truck Beauty Show Series Offers Largest Prizes Ever

The largest cash prizes ever offered in a truck beauty show will be at stake in a new nationwide series of truck beauty shows produced by Newport Communications and the National Assn. of Show Trucks

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May 26, 2000 - Industry News

The Slowing Economy: How It Will Impact Trucking

Motor carrier employment (seasonally adjusted) fell 5,000 jobs to 1.834 million in May, after 42 consecutive months of employment increases totaling 198,000 jobs. Is this the first sign of slower growth in the economy and in

Tags: Economy

May 26, 2000 - Industry News

Trade Deal With China: What it Means For Trucking

The last barrier to opening the huge Chinese market - 11.5% of the world economy - to US manufacturers was cleared last week with the House of Representatives approval of permanent "most favored nation" import tariff

Tags: Economy

May 26, 2000 - Industry News

Saia Improves Texas Service

Saia Motor Freight Co., an LTL carrier based in Duluth, Ga., has introduced NexTex, a specialized product providing one-day delivery of freight to any destination within the West Texas coverage area

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May 26, 2000 - Industry News

NC Senator Pushing for Tolls on I-95

Trucks entering North Carolina on Interstate 95 from Virginia or South Carolina would have to come up with some spare change if a state senator has his way

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May 26, 2000 - Industry News

Oregon Road Construction Likely to Cause Delays

The Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer season, and brings with it increased highway work and potential driving delays, according to Oregon Transportation Department officials

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May 25, 2000 - Industry News

CF Expands Network in Mexico

Consolidated Freightways (CF) has announced the continued expansion of it's Mexican-based subsidiary with the opening of a new terminal at Torreon Coahuila. The facility broadens the service area of CF Mexico, which now claims to operate the largest LTL network in Mexico

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May 25, 2000 - Industry News

Intrenet Buys Mack Tractors

Flatbed fleet Intrenet, Inc., has announced that it's upgrading its tractor fleet by acquiring 225 new Mack Vision tractors

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May 25, 2000 - Industry News

Wilson Bridge to Cost More Than Expected

Federal officials projected this month that a new Woodrow Wilson bridge could cost 25 percent more than originally planned, and Maryland and Virginia leaders want the U.S. to cover the shortfall

Tags: Highways

May 24, 2000 - Industry News

M.S. Carriers Opens Border Terminal

M.S. Carriers Inc. has announced the opening of its new $8 million Laredo, Texas, terminal, being dubbed the "largest trucking facility of its kind along the U.S. border with Mexico." The 65,000 square foot terminal facility is

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May 24, 2000 - Industry News

FedEx Ground Expands Corporate Headquarters

FedEx Ground (formerly RPS) broke ground yesterday on a 156,000-square-foot addition to its corporate headquarters in Moon Township, PA. Construction is expected to be completed by late summer of 2001

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May 23, 2000 - Industry News

Simon Declines Moyes Offer

Simon Transportation Services said yesterday that Richard D. Simon, chairman and chief executive officer, had rejected an offer made by Jerry Moyes to purchase shares of Simon Class A and Class B Common Stock at a price of $7.00 per share

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May 23, 2000 - Industry News

Bordentown Winners Take Home Harleys

A spectacularly detailed dump truck and a fantasy-island combo shared Best of Show honors and won Harley-Davidson motorcycles at the Bordentown Petro’s second annual Truck Beauty Show competition May 20-21 in Bordentown, NJ

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May 22, 2000 - Industry News

Liles Withdraws Bid For KLLM

Refrigerated carrier KLLM Transport Services Inc. said Monday that the group headed by its Chief Executive Officer Jack Liles III has withdrawn its bid to acquire the company for $8.25 per share

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May 22, 2000 - Industry News

American Freightways Expands in Arizona

American Freightways plans to extend direct service to all points in Arizona by opening five customer centers in the state by mid-July

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May 22, 2000 - Industry News

Landstar Honors 24 Contractors

Landstar System, Inc., recently honored 24 of its contractors as Roadstars at its annual convention in Miami, FL.

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May 22, 2000 - Industry News

Schneider Division Recognized for Safety

Schneider Specialized Carriers (SSC) recently received two awards at the Specialized Carrier & Rigging Association (SC&RA) annual conference in Napa Valley, California.

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May 22, 2000 - Industry News

Malone Opens Two Terminals

Malone Freight Lines, Inc., has added terminals in Charleston, SC, and New Orleans, LA

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May 22, 2000 - Industry News

University Honors Fleet CEO

Myron P. "Mike" Shevell, Chairman and CEO of New England Motor Freight (NEMF), has received the coveted Salzberg Medallion from Syracuse University

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May 21, 2000 - Industry News

New Tollway Open In Dallas Area

The North Texas Tollway Authority has opened another 2 miles of the President George Bush Turnpike between Campbell Road and SH 78 in Garland

Tags: Highways

May 19, 2000 - Industry News

PTG Buys California LTL Carrier

Professional Transportation Group, Marietta, GA is buying Dedicated Transportation Services, Inc., an LTL carrier based in Santa Ana, CA

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