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November 13, 2000

FedEx Acquires American Freightways

FedEx Corp. is buying regional carrier American Freightways for $28.13 per share, or approximately $1.2 billion, to expand its regional less-than-truckload service to all 48 states

November 10, 2000

CSE Opens Freight Assembly Center in Virginia

Con-Way Southern Express, a regional less-than-truckload commercial freight carrier, recently announced the opening of a new 101-door freight assembly center in Chester, Va

November 9, 2000

Corporate Shakedown Hits Professional Transportation Group

Professional Transportation Group, a ground transportation and logistics company based in Marietta, Ga., is booting its top officers amidst a raft of financial problems

November 7, 2000

Swift Prepares for New Terminal in Port of Tacoma

Phoenix-based Swift Transportation is planning to spend $3.8 million to buy nearly 30 acres of land in the Port of Tacoma's Frederickson industrial area

November 3, 2000

Ryder CRC Makes Its Way Into Canada

Ryder System recently announced the expansion of the Ryder Customer Response Center into Canada

November 3, 2000

Knight And XTRA Expect Big Payback From Trailer Tracking

Regional truckload carrier Knight Transportation and trailer leasing giant XTRA Lease are expecting to gain big benefits by equipping trailers with tracking systems from Terion

November 3, 2000

C.R. England Adds Reefer Surcharge

C.R. England, Salt Lake City, will start charging customers a fuel surcharge to recover high costs of fuel used in its refrigerated trailers - believed to be a first in the industry

November 2, 2000

Jones Motor Group Signs On To TripPak Online

Truckload Management Inc., Nashville, Tenn., and Spring City, Pa.-based Jones Motor Group have signed a multi-year agreement for TMI to provide its TripPak Online services

October 27, 2000

J.B. Hunt Honors Safe Drivers, Million Milers

J.B. Hunt, a truckload carrier based in Lowell, Ark., recently announced its second and third quarter million-mile safe drivers

October 26, 2000

M.S. Carriers Testing High-Tech Freightliner S/T

Memphis, Tenn.-based M.S. Carriers is testing Freightliner Century Class S/T's equipped with high-tech safety equipment

October 24, 2000

Overnite Opens U.S./Mexico Border

Overnite Transportation, Richmond, Va., is expanding its services into Mexico with expedited cross-border transit

October 19, 2000

Intrenet Appoints Outside Firm to Look Into Accounting Problems

Intrenet Inc., Milford, Ohio, has appointed an outside legal firm to help with the company's internal investigation of "accounting issues" the company discovered at its Columbus, Ohio-based Advanced Distribution System subsidiary

October 19, 2000

Overnite Reports Net Income Doubles

Overnite Net Income Doubles Overnite Transportation, Richmond, Va., yesterday reported net income for the fourth quarter was double that of the previous year, despite the looming first anniversary of the Teamsters union's unfair labor practices strike next week

October 18, 2000

Schneider Logistics Signs Up French Electronics Maker

Schneider Logistics of Green Bay, Wis., announced it will provide global supply chain management for Thomson Multimedia of Boulogne-Cedex, France

October 16, 2000

Averitt Express Expands Service in Virginia

Averitt Express, Cookeville, Tenn., has opened two new service centers in Winchester and Wytheville, Va

October 10, 2000

Trism Ups Driver Pay by 10%

Kennesaw, Ga.-based Trism recently announced a 10 percent pay increase that will affect company drivers in its Specialized Carrier's division

October 9, 2000

North Carolina Fleet Closes Shop

A North Carolina trucking firm is closing its doors, putting 340 people out of work

October 9, 2000

PTG Focuses on Air-Expedited Freight, Line of Credit Extended

Professional Transportation Group is restructuring its organization to focus on the air-expedited freight community

October 6, 2000

Covenant Driver Aces Rodeo

Covenant Transport driver Jack Walls took first place in the Chattanooga, TN-based company’s annual rodeo. Of more than 800 competitors, Walls was the only driver to ace the course. Held in Oklahoma City, OK, the rodeo lasts

October 6, 2000

NEMF Names Year’s Top Driver

New England Motor Freight (NEMF) has chosen John Misiak as its 1997 Driver of the Year. The award is based on the driver’s safety record and all-around job performance. An eight-year employee at NEMF, Misiak has completed


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