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January 18, 2000

USFreightways Picks Up Transport Corp. of America

USFreightways Corp. is buying Transport Corporation of America in a stock transaction worth just over $60 million.

January 18, 2000

TLC Buys Refrigerated Warehousing

Total Logistics Control, Zeeland, MI, has purchased the assets of Paw Paw Freezer Corp., a deep-frozen and refrigerated public warehouse in Paw Paw, MI.

January 18, 2000

C.R. England Celebrates 80 Years

C.R. England, Salt Lake City, recently celebrated its 80th anniversary with a two-day gala

January 17, 2000

Covenant In Expansion Mode

Covenant Transport plans to hire 600 more workers and expand the Chattanooga-based trucking company's headquarters by another 100,000 square feet.

January 17, 2000

Revenue Up At Simon Transportation

Simon Transportation Services said revenue was up for the quarter ended December 31, 1999, the first quarter of its 2000 fiscal year, and its operating ratio is improving. Revenue rose 2% to $53.9 million, and the net

January 17, 2000

Red Ink Flows At Matlack

Matlack Systems, Wilmington, DE, lost $8.7 million for its fourth fiscal quarter, compared with a net loss of nearly $3.8 million for the same period the previous year.

January 14, 2000

CFI Adds Mexican Logistics Company

CFI, Joplin, MO, has formed CFI Logistica, a logistics company based in Queretaro, Mexico

January 14, 2000

Westway Towing Wins Beauty Contest

Westway Towing's 1998 International 4700 crew cab was the grand prize winner in the 1999 Shine 'N Star Beauty Contest sponsored by International and Tow Times magazine

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

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