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August 28, 2000

Teamsters Strike Scuttles Overnite IPO

Union Pacific has put on hold plans to spin off its less-than-truckload subsidiary Overnite Transportation, reports Traffic World. Behind the decision are the Teamsters union's 10-month-old unfair labor practices strike against the company and poor market conditions

August 25, 2000

Averitt Express Opens Texas Service Facility

Averitt Express, Cookeville, Tenn., has opened a new service center in Harlingen, Texas

August 25, 2000

Celadon Group Announces 4Q Results

Indianapolis-based Celadon has announced the company’s financial results for the fiscal 2000 fourth quarter and year ended June 30, 2000

August 24, 2000

Yellowstone Trucking Sold By Crown Pacific

Crown Pacific Partners, an integrated forest products company, has announced the sale of its independent operating subsidiary Yellowstone Trucking to B.I. Holdings of Missoula, Mont

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


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