October 19, 2000 - Industry News
Independent truckers who haul containers in and out of the Port of Savannah, Ga., continue to protest long wait times caused by the installation of a new computer system this week
A labor dispute at the Port of Boston that led to a slowdown in processing trucks has had the truckers who haul containers in and out of the port fuming this week
October 18, 2000 - Industry News
E-ZPass will be coming to the Delaware Memorial Bridge, completing a continuous electronic toll collection network from Boston to Baltimore
Schneider Logistics of Green Bay, Wis., announced it will provide global supply chain management for Thomson Multimedia of Boulogne-Cedex, France
October 17, 2000 - Industry News
Despite high fuel prices, retail prices and shipping fees paid by consumers are likely to remain pretty consistent this holiday season, largely because of the intense competition between Internet and traditional retailers.
That's the prediction of a
The Arkansas Trucking Association wants to propose a constitutional amendment to expand the state Highway Commission and require its members to be elected
October 16, 2000 - Industry News
The Virginia Department of Transportation is continuing an extensive reconstruction project on what has become known as the "Mixing Bowl" this week, and is shutting down lanes on I-95 near the Springfield Interchange
Evan Lockridge, Contributing Editor
Independent truckers serving the Port of Savannah, Ga., are continuing to turn up the heat on long delays at the facility. But there is some question as to whether things have really been slowed down at the port
Averitt Express, Cookeville, Tenn., has opened two new service centers in Winchester and Wytheville, Va
October 14, 2000 - Industry News
The only congestion-relief effort Illinois tollway officials were able to pull off this year isn’t working too well
The chairman of Arkansas' state Highway Commission says he fears trucking interests will try to do away with the panel next year
Truckers hauling out of the port of Savannah, Ga., plan today to park their trucks and line the highway outside the main gate of the port in protest against the long delays at the port
October 13, 2000 - Industry News
The State of Maryland recently opened its first truck overheight detector system. It's located at a truck weigh and inspection station along Interstate 70, west of Baltimore
October 10, 2000 - Industry News
All weigh stations in the state of Florida will soon be automated, thanks to an exclusive agreement with PrePass
Kennesaw, Ga.-based Trism recently announced a 10 percent pay increase that will affect company drivers in its Specialized Carrier's division
It took a gigantic leap of faith for truckers to participate in the next to last qualifying competition in the Stars & Stripes Show Truck Series
Truckers trying to pick up containers at the Port of Savannah have faced backups of 1 to 2 miles or more getting into the port, thanks to glitches in the port's new check-in process
October 9, 2000 - Industry News
The International Memorial Parade of Lights and Truck Show, originally scheduled for Oct. 27-29, has been postponed until October 2001
The Virginia Department of Transportation is shutting down lanes on I-95 near the Springfield Interchange this week for an extensive reconstruction project on what is known as the "Mixing Bowl.
A North Carolina trucking firm is closing its doors, putting 340 people out of work
Professional Transportation Group is restructuring its organization to focus on the air-expedited freight community
October 6, 2000 - Industry News
The American Truck Historical Society, which recently announced it has surpassed 20,000 members, recently held its 19th annual antique truck show. Drawing more than 5,000 visitors, the indoor show registered 324 antique trucks and also featured
The ninth annual Z-107 Truckin’ for Bucks event benefiting United Cerebral Palsy of Lancaster, PA, was held in August. The event featured truck competitions in several classes, prize giveaways, exhibitors and a show-and-shine competition.
Proceeds from the
Covenant Transport driver Jack Walls took first place in the Chattanooga, TN-based company’s annual rodeo. Of more than 800 competitors, Walls was the only driver to ace the course.
Held in Oklahoma City, OK, the rodeo lasts
New England Motor Freight (NEMF) has chosen John Misiak as its 1997 Driver of the Year. The award is based on the driver’s safety record and all-around job performance.
An eight-year employee at NEMF, Misiak has completed
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