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October 6, 2000

Marten Announces Driver Pay Increase

Marten Transport has announced a 2¢ per mile driver pay increase after releasing its second quarter results reflecting a $1.6 million increase in net income over the same period in 1996. The Mondovi, WI-based company also reported

October 6, 2000

Martin Honors Million-Milers

Martin Trucking Co., Tomah, WI, has honored Michael L. DeWitt as its first 2 million mile driver. A resident of Ontario, WI, DeWitt has been driving for Martin since 1979. In addition, the company wishes to honor

October 6, 2000

Werner Inducts Two Into Hall Of Fame

Werner Enterprises, Omaha, NE, has inducted drivers Larry Sentell and Joseph Walz into its Hall of Fame. Each of the drivers has logged one million accident-free miles behind the wheel. Sentell, from Keller, TX, joined Werner in

October 6, 2000

CFI Driver Reaches Three Million Miles

Bennie Young, a driver for Joplin, MO-based CFI, has accumulated three million accident-free miles and was inducted into the company’s Three Million Mile Club. Known as Loose Goose on the road, Young has driven with CFI for

October 6, 2000

Gordon Trucking Introduces Internet Site

Gordon Trucking, Pacific, WA, has launched a web side featuring online rate quote forms, sales/customer service listings, equipment specifications and a map with GTI terminals and areas of operation. The site also provides an e-mail directory of

October 6, 2000

CFI Launches Website

CFI, Joplin, MO, has launched a web site featuring company information and job opportunities for over-the-road drivers. Located at http://www.cfi-us.com, the site allows drivers to apply for employment, review company statistics, meet the drivers of the month

October 6, 2000

Melton Driver Completes One Million Miles

Melton Truck Lines driver C.W. McGuire, Lockwood, MO, has been hononored with a 1 million mile safety award. According to the 10-year trucking veteran, the key to being a safe driver is to “pay attention, stay alert

October 6, 2000

Consolidated Freightways Offers Internet Customer Service Guide

Consolidated Freightways offers its entire routing and service directory through the Internet. Located at http://www.cfwy.com, the guide gives customers access to the latest routing and service information, both domestically and internationally. The web site also offers a

October 6, 2000

Van Line Uses The Net

Interstate Van Lines has launched shipment registration through the Internet. The service is designed to streamline the registration process and enable Interstate to track all bookings immediately. The company’s web site, located at http://www.interstatevanlines.com, also provides information

October 6, 2000

Roadway’s Online Site Provides Rate Quotes

Roadway Express has introduced an on-line version of its shipment rating application, E-ZRate. The service provides instant rate quotes for shipments based on origin and destination zip codes. Using a standard web browser, users can access specific

October 6, 2000

Chemical Leaman Internet Site Offers Load Status Information

Chemical Leaman Tank Lines offers its customers direct access to load status information through its interactive web site: http://www.CLTL.com. Customers can access OrderTrack 2000, a system linked to the OmniTracs satellite communications system which provides continuous

October 6, 2000

Schneider National Launches Web Site

Schneider National has introduced a new, fully interactive Internet site. Located at http://www.schneider.com, the site highlights the company’s transportation and logistics services, the advantages of driving with Schneider and employment opportunities. Site also includes Loading Guidelines which

October 6, 2000

Landstar Implements Interactive Voice Response System

Landstar has introduced its state-of-the-art, multi-model Interactive Voice Response and Electronic Carrier Information systems. The IVR system uses captured telecommunications technology to provide real time pickup, delivery, check call, load status and distress call information for all

October 6, 2000

Maverick Transportation Implements Qualcomm’s CabCard

Maverick Transportation is said to be the first customer to fully implement Qualcomm’s CabCard personal communications system throughout its entire company. CabCard is a pre-paid service which provides discounted long-distance phone rates, voice-mail capabilities and driver e-mail.

October 6, 2000

USF Holland Drivers Take Top Safety Honors

USF Holland’s linehaul drivers have won first place in the 1997 American Trucking Assn. National Truck Safety Contest. The Holland, MI-based carrier competed in the General Commodities Less-Than-Truckload Linehaul competition for carriers driving more than 100 million

October 6, 2000

Cumbie and Grant Named Contractors of The Year

Cart and Fleetline have announced George Cumbie and Thomas Grant as the Contractors of the Year. Cumbie was named as Fleetline’s 1996 Contractor of the Year. In 1993, Cumbie contracted with Fleetline and has a perfect on-time

October 6, 2000

Roberts Express Names Contractors of the Year

Roberts Express has announced the 1996 Safety Contractors of the Year. The 20 best of 1,400 contractors are honored for safe driving and customer service. The winners represent vehicles ranging from mini-vans to tractors. The 1996 Safety

October 6, 2000

Sharpe Honored By McCammon Trucking

David L. Sharpe from Montpelier, IN, was honored for driving more than 2.5 million accident-free miles. Sharpe has driven for McCammon Trucking of Hartford City, IN, for 24 years. Darrell McCammon, owner of McCammon Trucking said, "Dave

October 6, 2000

Roadway Honored By Smithsonian

The Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of American History has added Roadway Express Online to its permanent research collection. The Akron-based motor carrier is being honored for the innovative use of information technology on its web site. Located

October 6, 2000

Bynum Named Ryder Driver of Year

Bobbie J. Bynum of Cartersville, GA, was selected as the National Driver of the Year by Ryder Transportation Services at the annual awards banquet in Miami, FL. Bynum is employed by ATCO Rubber Products and has been


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