Fleets

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January 14, 2000

C. White & Son Buys Freightliners

C. White & Son, Rocky Hill, CT, has announced an agreement to purchase Freightliners to meet growth expectations for the year 2000

January 13, 2000

New Name Expected For RPS

FDX Corp, parent company of FedEx and RPS, is expected to announce plans to change the name of its Pittsburgh-based RPS package carrier to reflect the FedEx brand

January 13, 2000

Intrenet Implements Satellite Tracking System

Flatbed truckload giant Intrenet, Milford, OH, is implementing a company-wide mobile satellite communications and freight tracking system

January 12, 2000

Crete Carrier Signs Agreement to Offer PNV To Drivers

Crete Carrier Corp., Lincoln, NE, has signed an agreement with PNV Inc. to offer its drivers Park 'N View "in-cab" telecommunications, cable TV and Internet access

January 11, 2000

Controller Dismissed At Asche For Embezzling

Asche Transportation Services, Shannon, IL, has dismissed the controller at subsidiary Asche Transfer after the controller apparently misstated financial reports and allegedly stole more than $60,000

January 11, 2000

USF Glen Moore Acquires Tri-Star Transportation

USF Glen Moore, Carlisle, PA, the truckload subsidiary of less-than-truckload carrier USFreightways, has acquired Tri-Star Transportation Inc. Based in Knoxville, TN, Tri-Star operates 170 tractor-trailer units. Revenue for 1999 was $28 million, with two thirds of the

January 7, 2000

Landstar Ligon Keeps Satisfactory Safety Rating

Landstar Ligon, a subsidiary of Landstar, will keep its satisfactory safety rating from the U.S. Department of Transportation

January 4, 2000

FFE Restructures, Expects Fourth-Quarter Losses

Frozen Food Express, Dallas, is restructuring its operations and dropping the size of its trailer fleet as it works to return to profitability

January 4, 2000

Landstar Recognized By Forbes Magazine

Landstar System, Jacksonville, FL, has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the nation's top companies. In its January 10 issue, Forbes includes Landstar among 15 companies in the Travel and Transport category of its Platinum 400 List of America's Best Big Companies

January 3, 2000

Truckload Carriers Eye Benchmarking

The Truckload Carriers Assn. is embarking on a project to help motor carriers improve their procedures and methods within the truckload sector of the industry

January 3, 2000

Rollins Completes UPS Leasing Acquisition

Rollins Truck Leasing Corp. says its Rollins Leasing Corp. subsidiary has completed the acquisition of UPS Truck Leasing. Concurrently, the assets and busines of Rollins Logistics has been sold to Worldwide Dedicated Services, a UPS Logistics Group company

January 3, 2000

Werner To Try LTL-Style Lanes

Is this truckload driving? Drive your car to your home terminal in the morning, climb into a non-sleeper tractor and run the load 250 miles. Turn it over to another driver, climb into another non-sleeper, and drive that load the 250 miles back to your terminal. That routine is the shape of things to come for many drivers at Werner Enterprises, the Omaha-based truckload carrier operating some 7,400 tractors and 22,000 trailers

January 3, 2000

Trans-States Lines Bought By Management

Trans-States Lines, a mid-sized truckload carrier based in Fort Smith, AR, has been purchased by members of its management team

January 2, 2000

Shareholder Sues Trucking Company For Embezzlement

Ray Hall, a 10% shareholder of Dallas-based J&H Truck Service, Inc., has filed suit against its management and related entities, including its chairman, Tedford Harrod Sr., alleging, among other things, that the defendants misused corporate funds and embezzled monies from the business to fund their personal lifestyle and to buy influence

December 30, 1999

Con-Way Building Alabama Terminal

Con-Way Southern Express plans to build a 60,000-square-foot distribution center near Birmingham, AL

December 29, 1999

Racism Suit Filed Against Yellow

Three black employees have filed a federal lawsuit against Yellow Freight Systems, alleging discrimination and racism

December 29, 1999

Charger Shuts Down

Charger, a flatbed trucking company based in Springdale, AR, shut down its fleet of over 600 trucks last week, putting at least 600 truckers out of work

December 27, 1999

C.R. England Offers New Leases To Drivers

C.R. England is rolling out its new "S" type lease program, designed to offer independent operators weekly payments under $500, brand new trucks and the professional training and experience to help them succeed

December 27, 1999

New CEO for Allied Worldwide

Allied Worldwide has appointed Jeffrey P. Gannon as chief executive officer

December 23, 1999

UPS Forbes' Company Of The Year

Forbes magazine has named Atlanta-based United Parcel Service its Company of the Year

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