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December 28, 2000

UPS Raises Rates

UPS will raise rates for its commercial ground services 3.1% starting Feb. 5, 2001

December 27, 2000

FedEx Express to Raise Rates

FedEx Express announced that it will increase domestic rates by nearly 5% beginning Feb. 1

December 27, 2000

U.S. Trucking to Change Name, Relocate

After declaring bankruptcy at its four trucking subsidiaries, U.S. Trucking Inc. plans to change its name to U.S. Holding Corp., relocate its corporate offices to Louisville, and effect a 1-for-100 stock split

December 27, 2000

Prime’s Rib Dinners Surprise Working Truckers On Christmas Day

Let’s hear it for Prime Inc.’s Christmas spirit. The Springfield, Mo., carrier offered free traditional Christmas dinners to CDL-licensed drivers out on the road on Christmas Day. The dinner invitation, “Welcome to our house for Christmas dinner...” was extended via the twinkling lights of an electric display sign towering over I-44. Truckers who took Prime up on its offer numbered 250

December 26, 2000

Pacer International to Go Public

Pacer International, Walnut Creek, Calif., announced it will go public with an initial public offering of stock sometime in the first half of 2001

December 26, 2000

Asche Transportation Files for Bankruptcy

A string of bad news that began with the departure of a company president a year ago and accusations of embezzlement by other top officials has ended with Asche Transportation Services filing for bankruptcy

December 22, 2000

U.S. Trucking Says Losses, Bankruptcy Offer Base for Rebuilding

Bankruptcy related charges to earnings pushed U.S. Trucking Inc.'s third quarter losses to $21.5 million

December 20, 2000

UPS Hits Online Milestone

In the midst of its busy holiday peak shipping period, UPS established a technology milestone yesterday Tuesday when it received nearly 6.5 million online package tracking requests in a single day

December 20, 2000

FedEx Profits Up 13%

FedEx Corp. reported net income of $194 million for its second fiscal quarter, an increase of 13% from the same period last year

December 19, 2000

Swift Buys Cardinal Freight Van Division

Swift Transportation, Phoenix, Ariz., has announced its second acquisition in less than a week with the purchase of Cardinal Freight Carriers' van division

December 18, 2000

Simon Transportation To Buy Westway Express Equipment

Simon Transportation Services, Salt Lake City, will acquire a large portion of Denver-based Westway Express' trucking assets

December 18, 2000

UPS to Deliver 19 Million Packages Today

Today is the busiest day of the year for UPS, which expects to deliver more than 19 million air and ground packages around the world today

December 15, 2000

Suit Challenging Merger of AF and FedEx Dismissed

A class-action lawsuit challenging the proposed sale of American Freightways to FedEx Corp. was dismissed at the plaintiff's request before being served against AF and its board

December 15, 2000

ABF Selects 2001 Road Team

ABF Freight System, an LTL carrier based in Fort Smith, Ark., has announced its 2001 Road Team, consisting of 12 employees from the company’s North American network

December 15, 2000

GM Hopes To Save Big in CNF Joint Venture

General Motors is hoping to realize big savings in shipping costs through a new joint venture with CNF, a global supply chain management company and the parent of regional LTL carrier Con-Way

December 13, 2000

U.S. Xpress Adds "Paperless" Services

U.S. Xpress, Chattanooga, Tenn., has signed on with ShowCase Corp., a Chicago-based business solutions firm, to provide human resources, sales and marketing and a new corporate Intranet in a paperless system

December 12, 2000

Swift, M.S. Carriers to Merge

M.S. Carriers, Memphis, Tenn., will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Phoenix-based Swift Transportation in a merger the two companies announced late yesterday

December 11, 2000

CSE Opens Freight Handling Center in Birmingham, Ala.

Con-Way Southern Express, a regional less-than-truckload carrier based in Fort Worth, Texas, announced the opening a new volume freight handling center in Birmingham, Ala

December 7, 2000

Swift Agrees to Settle Wage Bias Suit

Swift Transportation will pay $450,000 to settle a government lawsuit alleging that it paid six women managers less than their male colleagues

December 7, 2000

Schneider Improves Fuel Savings Program

Schneider National, Green Bay, Wis., has improved its fuel savings programs for owner-operators and fleet owners


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