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February 8, 2001

Landstar System Reports Record Earnings

Landstar System, Jacksonville, Fla., reported record 2000 fourth quarter net income of $15.9 million

February 8, 2001

CNF Among 'America's Most Admired Companies' for Third Year

CNF, Palo Alto, Calif., has again been ranked as America's most admired trucking enterprise in an independent survey by Fortune magazine

February 7, 2001

Ryder Takes $7.8 Million Used Truck Loss in Fourth Quarter

Deterioration of the used truck market took a bite out of Ryder System’s profits in fourth quarter 2000

February 5, 2001

New Report Gives Details On Trucker Pay & Benefits

A new report from the American Trucking Associations indicates truck driver pay is continuing to move up. The 2000 Driver Compensation Study indicates pay for both solo and team drivers increased more than 15 percent since 1997, to an average of $40,883 per year

February 1, 2001

New Penn Opens Buffalo Terminal

New Penn Motor Express, Lebanon, Pa., has completed construction of a new facility in the Buffalo, N.Y., area

January 31, 2001

Old Dominion Buys Carter & Sons Assets

Old Dominion Freight Line, a "super-regional" less-than-truckload carrier, has purchased equipment and service centers from Carter & Sons Freightways of Carrollton, Texas

January 29, 2001

American Freightways Top Trucking Company on <I>Forbes&#39;</I> List

American Freightways, Harrison, Ark., has been named by Forbes Magazine as the highest-rated trucking company in its annual Platinum 400 list of the most outstanding industry leaders

January 29, 2001

Merger to Create Largest Petroleum Hauler

Kenan Transport, Chapel Hill, N.C., is being sold to Ohio-based Advantage Management Group to create the largest petroleum trucking company in the country

January 29, 2001

Dart to Drop Fleetline Name

Dart Transit and Fleetline are dropping the Fleetline name and will use Dart Transit Co

January 29, 2001

FedEx Reaches Into New Markets

FedEx is busting out all over. In recent months, the Memphis-based carrier has had an identity makeover, joined forces with the U.S. Postal Service and pulled off a major public relations coup in the Tom Hanks film, "Cast Away."

January 25, 2001

Arkansas Best on Forbes List

Arkansas Best Corp., Fort Smith, Ark., was recently named by Forbes magazine as a member of its Platinum 400 list of the best big companies in America

January 24, 2001

Another Wave Of Fleet Financials Looks Disappointing

More of the nation’s publicly held trucking companies released fourth quarter and year-end financial news yesterday, and the news was disappointing

January 24, 2001

Two NM Trucking Companies To Have Same Owner

A Las Cruces, NM trucking company has bought another locally based carrier

January 24, 2001

Daylight Transport Expands Into Truckload

After 24 years in business as an LTL transportation and logistics provider, Daylight Transport has now integrated full truckload service into its everyday offerings

January 24, 2001

Transervice Joins AmeriQuest

Transervice, a nationwide provider of contract carriage, dedicated contract maintenance and full-service leases, announced that it will become a full participant of AmeriQuest logistics services.

January 24, 2001

Simon Transportation Completes Westway Acquisition

Simon Transportation Services, Salt Lake City, completed its previously announced purchase of a portion of the trucking assets of Westway Express on Jan. 22

January 23, 2001

Trucking Companies Report Better Than Expected Results

Another round of financial results from the nation's trucking publicly held trucking companies is beginning to come in and so far the news looks positive

January 23, 2001

DHL Matching Competitor Rate Increases; FedEx Increasing Service

The express delivery service provider DHL announced it is following its competitors, by raising its rates by 2.9% beginning Feb. 4

January 23, 2001

Yellow Cuts 75 Jobs

The economic slowdown has prompted Yellow Freight System to permanently lay off some 75 salaried jobs in additional to seasonal reductions of drivers and dock workers

January 23, 2001

Jevic Offers Haz-Mat Training

Jevic Transportation is now offering advanced educational programs and support for customers that handle hazardous materials


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