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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

August 2, 2000

Deaton to Acquire Cardinal Flatbed Division

Cardinal Logistics Management, Concord, N.C., has sold its flatbed division to C & T Holding, the parent company of Birmingham, Ala.-based Deaton

August 1, 2000

FedEx Custom Critical Acquires Passport Transport

FedEx Custom Critical, Akron, Ohio, formerly known as Roberts Express, is expanding into the movement of specialty vehicles with the acquisition of St. Louis-based Passport Transport. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed

August 1, 2000

Con-Way Announces 5.9% Rate Increase

Con-Way Transportation Services, Ann Arbor, Mich., and its LTL operating components are increasing their base rates 5.9%, effective September 1

July 31, 2000

Financial Problems Shut Pinnacle Down

After a bank decision to cancel the company’s line of credit, Pinnacle Transportation Services was forced to close its doors, putting about 100 truckers still due a paycheck out of work

July 28, 2000

FFE: Profitable Again Despite High Costs

After three consecutive quarters of operating losses, Frozen Food Express Industries is in the black -- but continues to suffer the impact of high fuel costs and the shortage of qualified drivers.

July 27, 2000

High Fuel Costs Hurt Boyd Bros.

Boyd Bros. Transportation Inc. reported second quarter profits of $208,900 on operating revenues of $32.6 million, compared to profits of $1.4 million on revenues of $33.3 million second quarter 1999

July 27, 2000

P.A.M. "Solid," President Says

Despite a dip in earnings caused by higher fuel costs, P.A.M. Transportation Services posted solid second quarter results with an 88.6% operating ratio, said President Robert Weaver

July 27, 2000

CF Moving Headquarters to Pacific Northwest

Consolidated Freightways Corp. is moving its Northern California headquarters to the Portland/Vancouver region

July 27, 2000

Truckers Ride For Drivers

There’s nothing a trucker enjoys more than moving, preferably on something with a big motor and wheels ... and it really doesn’t matter how many wheels. About 20 truckers and their spouses jumped on 30 two-wheelers —

July 26, 2000

FedEx Custom Critical Expands Owner-Operator Site

Owner-operators interested in expedited transportation opportunities with FedEx Custom Critical (formerly Roberts Express) can submit their qualifications over the Internet in the newly expanded recruiting section of the company's web site at www.fedexcustomcritical.com.


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