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May 8, 2001

Roadway Express Wins Kansas Safety Award

LTL carrier Roadway Express won first place in the Kansas 2000 Safety Awards

May 2, 2001

Wispak Transport Announces New Driver Compensation Package

Wispak Transport, refrigerated carrier and subsidiary of Emmpak foods of Milwaukee, has announced a new driver compensation package

May 2, 2001

Schneider To Restructure Machinery/Heavy Haul Portion of Specialized Division

Schneider National is restructuring of the heavy haul/machinery portion of its specialized division

May 1, 2001

Recruiter Samples Life on the Road

A recruiter for Dart Transit recently learned a lot more about the life he's signing people up for. Chris Peplinski got more than he bargained for when he took a trip with two Dart owner-operators. Writing in Dart's "Advantage" newsletter, Peplinski left on a winter Monday morning with contractor Ron Kirkpatrick, picking up a load of cans in Minnesota bound for El Paso

May 1, 2001

Malone Forms New Partnership

FastTrack Group, an Arizona-based flatbed carrier, has signed on with Malone Freight Lines, Birmingham, Ala

May 1, 2001

Gilbert Companies To Expand LTL Express Service

The Gilbert Companies, a provider of integrated transportation, distribution and logistics services, announces the launch of its new LTL Express servic

April 30, 2001

Automaker Cuts Affect Fleets

Allied Holdings and Celadon were hit by U.S. automaker cutbacks in the first quarter

April 29, 2001

LTL First Quarter Results Mixed

Three less-than-truckload carriers reporting first quarter financial results last week showed results ranging from record profits to net income slashed by more than half

April 29, 2001

FedEx Custom Critical Introduces Point-to-Point Solutions Software

FedEx Custom Critical, Akron, Ohio, has a new proprietary software system that lets customers get a quote for the most cost-effective surface or air transportation option

April 29, 2001

Trism Talking to Buyers, Tries to Ward Off Takeover

Trism Inc., Kennesaw, Ga., is in preliminary talks with buyers, but has adopted a "poison pill" plan to ward a takeover by the former CEO

April 26, 2001

Transit Group Announces Financial Restructuring

Transit Group, Atlanta, announced it has taken several steps to restructure debt and recapitalize the company

April 26, 2001

Smithway, Boyd Bros. Report Losses

Two flatbed carriers reported first-quarter losses and lower revenues this week, but had some good news to go with the bad

April 25, 2001

Ryder to Close D.C. Office

Ryder System, Miami, is closing its Washington, D.C., government relations office as part of its restructuring activities

April 23, 2001

Swift, Yellow, Arkansas Best Report First Quarter Results

Swift Transportation, Phoenix, saw its net earnings slashed for the first quarter despite increased revenues

April 20, 2001

Airborne Express Launches Ground Delivery Service

Airborne Express, Seattle, announced the launch of a nationwide Ground Delivery Service, with the aim of competing better against industry giants UPS and FedEx

April 19, 2001

Ryder Rental Down, But Lease, Maintenance & Logistics Show Gains

The economic downturn has taken its expected toll on truck rental and, in some segments, freight volume, but transportation giant Ryder System is showing gains in some areas

April 19, 2001

Fleets See Mixed First Quarter Results

Yesterday's round of fleet financials saw mixed results, with many carriers reporting drops in net income despite increased revenue - some even big losses. Some companies, however, managed a small increase in net income despite the economic slowdown

April 18, 2001

Growth Spurs Saia Moves

Saia will be opening in new terminals near Jackson, Miss., and Greenville, S.C., by the end of the month

April 18, 2001

More Carriers Release First Quarter Financials

Phoenix-based Knight Transportation bucked a trend in Wednesday's batch of first quarter fleet financial results

April 17, 2001

FedEx/Post Office Deal to be Reviewed

After complaints from FedEx competitors, the Postal Service inspector general's office says it will look into a contract between FedEx and the Postal Service


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