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June 9, 2000

Smithway Expects Lower Revenues, No Profits for Second Quarter

Smithway MotorXpress Corp. says it will likely break even for the second quarter and doesn't expect profits to improve before the end of the year

June 9, 2000

Viking Freight Recognized For Advertising/PR

Viking Freight, an LTL carrier out of San Jose, Ca., has been recognized by the American Trucking Associations' Sales and Marketing Council for outstanding achievements in the industry’s communications arena

June 8, 2000

Moyes Bid Intensifies Struggle For Simon Transportation

The fight for control of Simon Transportation Services got serious last week, as trucking executive Jerry Moyes administered a "consent solicitation" to gain control of Simon’s board of directors

June 7, 2000

Con-Way Breaks Ground in New Orleans

Con-Way Southern Express is breaking ground today on a new customer service center in New Orleans

June 6, 2000

Covenant Announces Repurchase Program

Covenant Transport, Chattanooga, Tenn., has announced that its board of directors approved the company's first stock repurchase program. Covenant is now authorized to repurchase up to 1 million shares in open market or negotiated transactions. The

June 5, 2000

Celadon Celebrates Millionth Load Into Mexico

Celadon Group recently celebrated its 1 millionth load to cross the United States-Mexico border with a special ceremony at the new World Trade Bridge in Laredo, Texas

June 5, 2000

CF Acquires FirstAir

Consolidated Freightways Corp. has announced the acquisition of privately held FirstAir Inc., a non-asset based air freight forwarde

June 2, 2000

High Road Initiates Tender Offer for KLLM

High Road Acquisition Corp. said on Friday it launched its friendly $33-million tender offer for KLLM Transport Services Inc., which has agreed to be acquired by the group for $8.05 a share

June 1, 2000

CCX Opens Ohio Service Center

Con-Way Central Express (CCX), a regional LTL carrier based in Ann Arbor, Mi., has opened a new service center in Milan, Ohio

June 1, 2000

Roadway Honored for Commitment to Environment

LTL carrier Roadway Express has received the 2000 Circle of Excellence Award for Superior Environmental Management

June 1, 2000

Daylight Transport to Service Midwest and Northeast

Daylight Transport, a longhaul LTL trucking company based in Long Beach, Calif., will be opening new lanes for the first time in the Midwest and Northeast

June 1, 2000

Frozen Food Express Gets Cash Infusion

Dallas-based reefer fleet Frozen Food Express (FFEX) gained access to $50 million in cash through a credit agreement with a group of three banks, Wells Fargo Bank (Texas), Fleet National Bank of Boston, and Comerica Bank - Texas

May 31, 2000

G.I. Trucking Completing Major Expansion

G.I. Trucking Co., La Mirada, Calif., is investing more than $9.5 million to complete a major expansion of its fleet of tractors, trailers and terminal equipment for use throughout its 17-state service territory

May 31, 2000

Mullen Invests In Trucking Venture

Mullen Transportation Inc. recently announced intentions to provide up to $1 million in capital to Payne Transportation Inc. (PTI), a new trucking company to be based in Winnipeg, Manitoba

May 30, 2000

U.S. Trucking Reports Healthy Fourth Quarter, 1999

U.S. Trucking, Charlotte, N.C., recently reported results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 1999, as well as for the first quarter 2000 ended March 31

May 30, 2000

Gordon Trucking Orders Cummins ISX

Cummins Engine Co. recently announced that Gordon Trucking, Seattle, Wa., has agreed to purchase 240 Cummins ISX engine

May 30, 2000

Fight For KLLM Not Over

The fight for control of refrigerated carrier KLLM Transport Services is not over yet. Prime Inc. President Robert Low, announced yesterday that he is extending his tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of the common stock in the company.

May 27, 2000

Gaylord Container Partners With CF as Primary Carrier

LTL carrier Consolidated Freightways gained a key customer with Gaylord Container Corp., a manufacturer and distributor of packaging products, signing the fleet up as a primary carrier

May 26, 2000

Saia Improves Texas Service

Saia Motor Freight Co., an LTL carrier based in Duluth, Ga., has introduced NexTex, a specialized product providing one-day delivery of freight to any destination within the West Texas coverage area

May 25, 2000

CF Expands Network in Mexico

Consolidated Freightways (CF) has announced the continued expansion of it's Mexican-based subsidiary with the opening of a new terminal at Torreon Coahuila. The facility broadens the service area of CF Mexico, which now claims to operate the largest LTL network in Mexico


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