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April 14, 2000

Averitt Signs Deal For 1,500 Volvo Trucks

Averitt Express, Cookeville, TN, has purchased 750 Volvo 660s and 750 Volvo VNM daycabs to be delivered over three years starting this month

April 13, 2000

Simon Back in the Black

Simon Transportation Services, Salt Lake City, UT, is back in the black with the announcement of its financial results for the quarter that ended March 31

April 13, 2000

Landstar Posts Record Income

Landstar System, Jacksonville, FL, reported record first quarter net income of $8.3 million, up from $7.5 million in the 1999 first quarter

April 13, 2000

USFreightways Income Rises 27%

USFreightways Corp., Rosemont, IL, has reported net income for the quarter ending April 1 $22.3 million, a 27% increase over the $17.5 million reported for the same period last year

April 13, 2000

Roadway Adds Mexican Terminal

Roadway Express, Akron, OH, has expanded its Mexican operations with the opening of a new service terminal in Queretaro

April 12, 2000

Budd Van Lines Opens Georgia Facility

Budd Van Lines has opened a full-service, regional operation center in Kennesaw, GA

April 12, 2000

Tri-line Expressways Sold Off

Tri-White Corp., Toronto, ON, has reached an agreement to sell its Trucking Group, comprised of both the Full-Load and Logistics Divisions of Tri-Line Expressways Ltd., and High-Tech Express & Distribution Ltd. to TCT Logistics Inc. for $44 million

April 12, 2000

Roadway Income Rises 31%

Roadway Express, Akron, OH, has reported net income of nearly $10.4 million for the first quarter ended March 25, 2000, up 31% from net income of $7.9 million in the first quarter of 1999.

April 12, 2000

Skyway Files Chapter 7

Skyway Freight Systems Inc., an interstate trucking company headquartered in Watsonville, CA, filed for protection from creditors under Chapter 7 of the United States Bankruptcy Code on Friday, April 7, 2000.

April 12, 2000

CF Automates Clearance of In-Bond Freight

Consolidated Freightways, Menlo Park, CA, has partnered with U.S.Customs to automate in-bond freight customs clearances

April 12, 2000

Lawsuit Blames UPS Delivery Deadlines

A lawsuit filed against United Parcel Service claims the company's policies regarding delivery deadlines contributed to a fatal accident

April 7, 2000

Penske Buys McDevitt Transportation

Penske Truck Leasing, Reading, PA, has purchased the assets of McDevitt Transportation Services, a truck rental and leasing company based in Manchester, NH. Penske will operate directly from the existing McDevitt leasing facility.

April 7, 2000

Con-Way Building New Virginia Facility

Con-Way Southern Express, a division of Con-Way Transportation Services, Ann Arbor, MI, is replacing its Richmond facility with a new freight assembly center in Chester, VA. Construction is expected to be completed in November.

April 7, 2000

Low May Try To Unseat KLLM Board

New Prime Inc. president Robert Low has reportedly requested a list of KLLM Transport Services Inc. stockholders, possibly to solicit consent to remove the KLLM board of directors. Low owns 13% of KLLM shares and has expressed

April 6, 2000

Asche Transportation Delays Filing Financial Statements

Asche Transportation Services, Shannon, IL, has had to delay filing its annual financial statements

April 5, 2000

Liles & Low Vying for KLLM

KLLM Transport Services now has two suitors. A couple of weeks ago New Prime Inc. president and CEO Robert Low said he was interested in buying the Jackson, MS, based truckload carrier and said an offering price of $7.60 a share would be feasible.

April 4, 2000

Hub Sells Distribution Division

Hub Group, Lombard, IL, has signed a letter of intent to sell its interest in Hub Group Distribution Services. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the second quarter, and once the

April 3, 2000

Skyway Closes Doors

Skyway Freight Systems closed its doors March 31. The Watsonville, CA, company was founded in 1977 as a freight forwarder and developed into a provider of transportation services and supply-chain management. Some of its customers included

March 30, 2000

Landstar Moving Ligon Headquarters

Landstar System is moving Landstar Ligon headquarters from Madisonville, KY, to Landstar's headquarter in Jacksonville, FL

March 28, 2000

FedEx Division Expects Steep Growth

Expedited carrier FedEx Custom Critical has been on a steep growth curve and expects another 10% to 15% increase in freight volume this year.


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