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USFreightways Income Rises 27%

USFreightways Corp., Rosemont, IL, has reported net income for the quarter ending April 1 $22.3 million, a 27% increase over the $17.5 million reported for the same period last year


Roadway Adds Mexican Terminal

Roadway Express, Akron, OH, has expanded its Mexican operations with the opening of a new service terminal in Queretaro


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


Budd Van Lines Opens Georgia Facility

Budd Van Lines has opened a full-service, regional operation center in Kennesaw, GA


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


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.


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.


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


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


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

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