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June 27, 2000

Daylight Transport Extends Expedited Services

Daylight Transport, Long Beach, Calif., is now offering new expedited regional LTL services between the Midwest States (Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Wisconsin) and the Northeast States (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania), beginning July 8

June 27, 2000

FedEx’s Home Delivery Network Gains Speed

FedEx Corp., Memphis, Tenn., will accelerate the expansion of its FedEx Home Delivery network, launched three months ago, to reach about 80 percent of the U.S. population by the fall of 2001

June 26, 2000

Roadway Realigns Freight Network

Roadway Express, an Akron, Ohio-based LTL carrier, is realigning its freight network, including adding more sleeper operations

June 26, 2000

Moyes Extends Another Offer for Simon Transportation

Jerry Moyes has issued another tender offer for all outstanding shares of Simon Transportation, a Salt Lake City, Utah-based truckload carrier, at $7 per share

June 26, 2000

KLLM Purchase Looks Like Done Deal

KLLM's President and CEO and his partner have extended their offer to buy KLLM Transport Services through July 6, but the deal appears to be a sure thing and has gained regulatory approval from the Federal Trade Commission

June 23, 2000

Yellow Announces Buyback

Yellow Corp., Overland Park, Ks., announced Friday that the company’s Board of Directors has authorized management to purchase Yellow common shares in the open market up to a limit of $25 million

June 22, 2000

UPS Expands Wireless Services

United Parcel Service will expand services to customers who use small wireless communications devices. Users of pocket computers like the Internet-capable Palm VII and WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) mobile phones will be able to calculate rates

June 21, 2000

Freightliner Likely to Take Over Western Star

Heavy duty truck manufacturer Western Star announced Tuesday that it is in discussions with a third party for a possible merger opportunity

June 21, 2000

MobileCast Wireless Adds GroceryWorks.com To List of Satisfied Customers

UPS's Roadnet Technologies recently announced that one of its customers, GroceryWorks.com out of Dallas, has expanded its use of MobileCast wireless delivery management system. Roadnet Technologies specializes in packaged and customizable tools that enable e-businesses

June 19, 2000

Con-Way NOW Expands to West Coast

Con-Way NOW, a Palo Alto, Ca.-based freight carrier specializing in emergency and express service, has expanded its service coverage area into the western United States

June 16, 2000

Saia Enhances Website, Names Regional Sales Manager

Saia Motor Freight, Duluth, Ga., has made some changes to the services section on its web site, offering customers three new features

June 16, 2000

Arrow Appoints COO, Opens Fleet Lot

Arrow Truck Sales, an independent used truck dealer in Kansas City, Mo., has announced the appointment of Edward R. Justis as Chief Operating Officer

June 15, 2000

Pony Express Files For Bankruptcy

Pony Express Delivery Services, a subsidiary of Skynet Holdings Inc., has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will shut down all operations, except those in Florida

June 14, 2000

Roadway Recognized For Export Excellence

Roadway Express was recently recognized by the State of Ohio for excellence in the export industry

June 14, 2000

Simon Opposes Consent Solicitation by Moyes

Simon Transportation Services announced that it opposes the consent solicitation by Jerry Moyes in an effort to take control of the company’s board of directors

June 13, 2000

Truck Terminal Clashes With Community Proposal

A proposal for a truck terminal along the West Allis-West Milwaukee, Wis., border is at odds with redevelopment plans previously drafted for the site by the two districts involved

June 12, 2000

Cardinal Freight Raises Pay

Cardinal Freight Carriers is giving all new and existing drivers and owner-operators in its van division an across-the-board pay increase

June 12, 2000

Averitt Express Expands Service in Oklahoma

Averitt Express, Cookeville, Tenn., is now serving more points and is offering earlier daily delivery times to customers in the Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Okla., areas

June 12, 2000

KLLM Offer Won't Be Extended

Trucking executive Robert Low said yesterday that he will not extend his offer for all outstanding KLLM Transport Services shares

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


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