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December 7, 1999

Simon Board Rejects Moyes Offer

The Board of Directors of Simon Transportation Services has rejected a possible tender offer for shares of the company's Class A common stock by Jerry Moyes.

December 1, 1999

Yellow Freight Looking To Expand In Ohio

Yellow Freight System is hoping to expand its Richfield, OH, operations by opening a second freight terminal in the facility former operated by bankrupt Preston Trucking

December 1, 1999

Ryder Merges Transportation Units

Ryder System has merged Ryder Transportation Services with Ryder Integrated Logistics. "The realignment is a direct response to clients," said President and COO Gregory Swienton.

December 1, 1999

Heartland Announces Driver Awards

Heartland Express, Coralville, IA, has named Max Curry, Fremont, IA, its owner-operator of the month and Thomas Fox, Columbus, OH, its company driver of the month.

December 1, 1999

Income, Revenue Up At U.S. Trucking

Both revenue and income were up for U.S. Trucking, Charleston, SC through the third quarter.

November 30, 1999

Cannon Express Increasing Driver Pay

Cannon Express, a medium-haul carrier based in Springdale, AR, announced a significant pay increase for its drivers Tuesday.

November 29, 1999

Financial Ratings Of USF And Werner Downgraded

Thanks mostly to concern about high fuel costs, the Banc of America last week downgraded its rating of two trucking companies

November 29, 1999

Six Schneider Drivers Win Packer Weekend

Six of Schneider National's Advantage Club winners were treated to a Green Bay Packer football weekend early this fall.

November 24, 1999

Werner Expects 4th Quarter Hit From Fuel Prices

Truckload carrier Werner Enterprises says higher fuel prices will affect fourth quarter earnings.

November 24, 1999

Landstar Ligon To Appeal Unsatisfactory Safety Rating

Officials at Landstar System say they're confident that a proposed "unsatisfactory" safety rating for its Landstar Ligon division will never take effect.

November 24, 1999

Overnite Buys 240 New Internationals

Less-than-truckload carrier Overnite Transportation, Richmond, VA, has started taking delivery of 240 new trucks, the first installment of a $14.45 million purchase from Navistar International

November 22, 1999

FFE Acquires Nordic Trucking

Frozen Food Express Industries has acquired most of the operating assets of Nordic Trucking, Inc., a Kansas City-based regional LTL refrigerated carrier primarily serving the midwest and west coast areas of the U.S.

November 22, 1999

C.H. Robinson Buys American Backhaulers

C.H. Robinson Worldwide will buy the ongoing operations and certain assets of American Backhaulers, a third-party transportation provider

November 22, 1999

NAVL and Allied Merger Completed

The merger of North American Van Lines and Allied Van Lines has been completed, forming what the company says it the world's largest relocation and van line logistics operation with operations in 36 countries, over 1,100 agents, and global revenues of $2 billion annually.

November 19, 1999

Conway Modifies Fuel Surcharges

Con-Way Transportation Services is modifying its fuel surcharge tariff used by its LTL divisions Con-Way Western Express, Con-Way Southern Express and Con-Way Central Express

November 16, 1999

Amtrak To Add Refrigerated Freight

Amtrak is stepping up its competition with the trucking industry with plans to add 350 refrigerated freight cars to its passenger-rail operations

November 16, 1999

Covenant Buys Harold Ives

Covenant Transport, Chattanooga, TN, has purchased Harold Ives Trucking and Harold Ives Transportation, both based near Little Rock, AR

November 16, 1999

Market Transport Improves Driver Amenities

Market Transport, Portland, OR, opened a new facility this week for its drivers and owner-operators to relax

November 16, 1999

USF Holland Opens Chicago Terminal

USF Holland, a division of USFreightways, has opened a new full-service terminal in Joliet, IL

November 16, 1999

Revenue Down, Income Up At Cannon

First fiscal quarter 2000 revenue at Cannon Express, Springdale, AR was down, but income rose. Operating revenue was $22.9 million, versus nearly $24.7 in the first fiscal quarter of 1999, while first quarter 2000 net income was more than $501,000, compared with nearly $62,000 in the first fiscal quarter of 1999.


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