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August 24, 2000

FastShip Joins Forces with Conrail

Philadelphia-based FastShip has entered into an agreement with Conrail to acquire a significant portion of a rail yard and dormant shipping terminal along the Delaware River in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia. This is where the Schneider National-managed inland distribution network will connect to the high-speed cargo ships that will be crossing the Atlantic

August 24, 2000

C.R. England Offers Broker Opportunities

C.R. England, Salt Lake City, is offering help for people who want to start their own brokerage business

August 23, 2000

Bankrupt Trucking Company Owner Sued

The owner of a bankrupt Columbus, Ohio, trucking company is being sued by the U.S. Department of Labor, which says he failed to pay nearly $243,000 in employee medical claims and instead used the money for personal and corporate expenses

August 22, 2000

Covenant Acquires Part of Con-Way

Covenant Transport, Chattanooga, Tenn., has announced the purchase part of Con-Way Truckload Services, Fort Worth, Texas

August 22, 2000

Daylight Transport Adds New Lanes from Northeast to South

Daylight Transport, a Long Beach, Calif.-based LTL carrier, will be opening new lanes and expanding regional services from the Northeast states of Massachusetts and Rhode Island to the Southern states of Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Arkansas

August 22, 2000

Overnite Expands Services

Less-than-truckload carrier Overnite Transportation is expanding its Advantage Overnite initiative into Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri and Oklahoma, as well as in Canada

August 17, 2000

ACE Hardware Buys Fleet Advisor

The ACE Hardware Corp. of Oak Brook, Ill., has purchased the Fleet Advisor mobile communications and fleet management system for its corporate fleet

August 16, 2000

Ryder Honored As Top Logistics Provider

Ryder Logistics, Miami, Fla., has been named the number one third-party logistics (3PL) provider for the third consecutive year in the annual Inbound Logistics' "Top Ten Excellence Survey.

August 15, 2000

Emery and USPS Offer New Delivery Service

CNF Inc.'s Emery Worldwide air cargo unit and the U.S. Postal Service will offer a service to quickly deliver heavier items such as furniture and exercise equipment to homes as consumers buy more goods via the Internet

August 10, 2000

Landstar to Offer Ocean Cargo Services

Landstar Logistics, Jacksonville, Fla., is now licensed as a Non Vessel Operation Common Carrier and is offering full container load export service from the United States to ports around the world

August 10, 2000

Daylight Improves Customer Service

Daylight Transportation has made some additions and changes to improve service to its customers

August 10, 2000

USF Announces Reverse Logistics

USFreightways of Chicago and its new subsidiary USF Worldwide Logistics, Itasca, Ill, have introduced a specialized logistics system specifically for shipments being returned to e-commerce shippers

August 9, 2000

Small Pennsylvania Trucking Company Opens Doors Despite Obstacles

A small Pennsylvania trucking company was given the go ahead earlier this week to begin operations at a repair facility despite protests from several area residents

August 9, 2000

Maine Trucking Company Shuts Down After False Logs Case

A Maine trucking company that spent 40 years serving the state’s seafood industry was fined $45,000 earlier this week for keeping false logs that understated the amount of time drivers spent on the road

August 8, 2000

L.A. Xpress Now Known As Cal State Xpress

L.A. Xpress, South Gate, Calif., has changed its name to Cal State Xpress, with the hopes that the identity will better describe the company's services

August 8, 2000

Moyes to Get Major Stake in Simon Transportation

Simon Transportation's founder and Swift Transportation chief Jerry Moyes have reached an agreement for Moyes to get a bigger stake in the company and replace Simon's founder as chairman of the board

August 8, 2000

Ryder Expands Service Agreement With Greenwood Mills

Ryder Systems has signed an agreement with Greenwood Mills, a South Carolina-based manufacturer of denim and other fabrics, to expand current full-service truck leasing services to include dedicated contract carriage and freight management solutions

August 8, 2000

AF Announces Rate Increase

American Freightways, an LTL carrier out of Harrison, Ark., will institute a general rate increase of 5.5% effective September 1

August 4, 2000

Moyes: Hot on Simon's Heels

Swift Transportation President Jerry Moyes is still trying to get a bigger stake of Simon Transportation

August 4, 2000

CCX Opens High-Volume Freight Handling Facility

Con-Way Central Express has opened a new high-volume freight assembly center in Salem, Ill., which is scheduled to begin operations today


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