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June 3, 2003 - Industry News

Overnite Drivers Tops in Missouri State Championships

Capturing top honors at last weekend's Missouri Truck Driving Championships held in Joplin, a trio of Overnite Transportation Co. drivers brought home first-place trophies

Tags: Events

June 3, 2003 - Industry News

Flat-Fee Pricing for PrePress OK’d

PrePass recently announced a flat monthly service charge would replace the 99 cent-per-pass fee in effect since the mid-1990s.

Tags: Highways

June 3, 2003 - Industry News

Manufacturing Activity Rises in May

The ISM index of manufacturing activity rose to 49.4 in May from 45.4 in April on the strength of monthly gains in orders, production and order backlogs, now all just over 50.

Tags: Economy

June 2, 2003 - Industry News

Truck Tonnage Index Shows 5.4% Rise

A preliminary look at the American Trucking Assns.’ (ATA) seasonally adjusted Truck Tonnage Index shows an increase to 153.0 -- or 5.4% -- in April 2003 compared with March 2003

Tags: Economy

June 2, 2003 - Industry News

Melton Truck Offers Driver Orientation Program

Melton Truck Lines Inc., Tulsa, Okla., is now offering a driver orientation program at its terminal in Laredo, Texas.

June 2, 2003 - Industry News

Ryder Wins Vecta Transportation Contract

Ryder System Inc. has been awarded a multi-year, multimillion-dollar transportation management contract with Vecta, a subsidiary of Steelcase Inc.

May 30, 2003 - Industry News

Income, Spending Show Slight Improvement

The April income and consumption report from the Commerce Department shows only very slim improvement from March.

Tags: Economy

May 29, 2003 - Industry News

TCA Hosts Leadership Academy June 17-18

The Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA) is presenting its new Leadership and Executive Development Trucking Academy June 17 and 18 in Chicago

Tags: Events

May 29, 2003 - Industry News

Truck Blue Book Seminar in Vegas June 12-14

Relationship building and skill refinement is the theme of the 2003 Truck Blue Book seminar to be held at the Rio Hotel and Casino June 12 through 14 in Las Vegas.

Tags: Events

May 29, 2003 - Industry News

ATA Hosts Hazmat Security Plan Seminar

New Department of Transportation regulations require hazmat transporters to develop security plans by September of this year

Tags: Events

May 29, 2003 - Industry News

CPR, Consolidated Open Calgary Facility

A partnership that began nearly 40 years ago between two Canadian companies reached a milestone Thursday when Consolidated Fastfrate opened a 100,000-square-foot cross-dock and warehouse facility

Tags: Intermodal

May 29, 2003 - Industry News

April Durable Goods Sales Lower

Durable goods shipments dropped 0.7% in April, orders declined 2.4% and inventories slipped 0.1%.

Tags: Economy

May 28, 2003 - Industry News

Roadway Wins CTA’s Top Industry Safety Awards

Roadway Express Inc., one of the nation's leading less-than-truckload freight carriers, was recently honored at the California Trucking Assn.'s (CTA) annual Safety Awards banque

May 28, 2003 - Industry News

Consumers Return to Prewar Spending Habits

Tuesday economic reports confirmed that consumers will again be spending enough to provide modest growth and freight until investment and exports strengthen later this year,

Tags: Economy

May 27, 2003 - Industry News

Summit on Diesel Engine Emissions is June 10

A daylong Diesel Engine Emissions Summit will be held June 10 in conjunction with the Technology & Maintenance Council's 2003 Summer Meeting in Phoenix, Ariz

Tags: Events

May 27, 2003 - Industry News

California Cities Offer the Bumpiest Ride

Five California cities have made the Top 10 list of bumpiest rides in America. The ranking from The Road Information Program uses state and federal data to analyze the smoothness of rides as good, acceptable or unacceptable

Tags: Highways

May 27, 2003 - Industry News

Smart Containers Provide Total Asset Visibility

China International Marine Containers Ltd. (CIMC) and Savi Technology are establishing a partnership to co-develop "smart and secure" shipping containers

Tags: Intermodal

May 27, 2003 - Industry News

Refrigerated Carriers Meet in Tahoe July 9-11

The Refrigerated Division of the Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA) will hold its annual meeting at Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada Mountains July 9-11

Tags: Events

May 23, 2003 - Industry News

Tax Cut Will Have Almost Immediate Benefits

The $330-billion tax approved Friday by Congress will almost immediately add some fiscal stimulus to the economy

Tags: Economy

May 22, 2003 - Industry News

ATA Terms SHIPA Confab ‘Theatrics’

The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) vocally opposed passage of the Safe Highways and Infrastructure Preservation Act (SHIPA) following a Capitol Hill press conference Thursday

Tags: Intermodal

May 21, 2003 - Industry News

Truck Safety Inspectors Will Be Out in Force June 3-5

The 16th annual International Roadcheck will be held June 3-5 throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico

Tags: Events

May 20, 2003 - Industry News

New Penn Wins LTL Carrier Award

New Penn Motor Express Inc. of Lebanon, Pa., delivered thousands of shipments 100% on time to receive the 2002 LTL carrier award from the WPG Shippers Assn

May 19, 2003 - Industry News

Housing Starts Dip in April

April housing starts fell 6.8% to a 1.63 million annual rate, but the decline is not seen as a trend suggesting weakness

Tags: Economy

May 19, 2003 - Industry News

Vintage '47 Freightliner on the Auction Block Wednesday

Millions of dollars worth of real estate goes on the auction block this Wednesday as Consolidated Freightways continues to sell off its assets

Tags: Events

May 16, 2003 - Industry News

9-11 Memorial Begins 8-day ‘California Journey’

The Freedom’s Flame Memorial, a 16-ton steel tribute from the World Trade Center towers, along with a damaged NYFD firetruck that visited 18 states last summer, are on the road again – this time on a "California Journey.

Tags: Events

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