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June 11, 1999

Former Employees Sue Nations Way

About 60 former employees of NationsWay Transport Services are suing owner Jerry McMorris and other top officers for more than $5 million in unpaid wages on behalf of the approximately 3,500 employees put out of work when the company filed for bankruptcy last month

June 8, 1999

Yellow Buys Jevic

Less-than-truckload giant Yellow Corp. plans to buy Jevic Transportation for about $200 million. The deal will create one of North America's largest multiregional LTL transportation companies

June 4, 1999

NationsWay Files For Bankruptcy

NationsWay Transport Services, Commerce City, CO, unexpectedly shut its doors after filing for bankruptcy May 20.

May 18, 1999

LTL Carrier Adds Online Tracking

G.I. Trucking, a less-than-truckload carrier based in La Mirada, CA, has added online tracing and tracking to its web site

May 9, 1999

U.S. Xpress Shows Off New Headquarters

A large crowd showed up Friday to celebrate the opening of the impressive new headquarters of U.S. Xpress in Chattanooga, TN

May 6, 1999

Roberts Express Offers CabCard To Owner-Operators

Roberts Express, an Ohio-based expedited freight company, will offer Qualcomm's CabCard personal communications system to all its independent contractors

May 3, 1999

McClendon Looking For Owner-Operators

McClendon Trucking, a 66-year-old family-owned fleet in Lafayette, AL, plans to add at least 150 tractors to its fleet in the next few months, primarily through owner-operator units

April 19, 1999

J-Mar Web Site Features Racing, Trucking

J-Mar Express, the Arkansas-based trucking company headed by NASCAR driver Mark Martin, has a new web site featuring both the trucking company and Martin's racing career

April 12, 1999

Trism Announces Two New Driver Referral Bonus Programs

Trism Inc., Kennesaw, GA, has announced an aggressive, two-part driver referral/recruitment program that will run through June 30

March 19, 1999

Knight Makes Acquisition

Knight Transportation, a short- to medium-haul truckload carrier headquartered in Phoenix, has acquired Action Delivery Service and its affiliated company, Action Warehouse Services. Action is a privately held short- to medium-haul truckload carrier headquartered in Corsicana, TX.

March 1, 1999

Cardinal Increases Top Pay To $.37 A Mile

Cardinal Freight Carriers, Concord, NC, announced a 10.8% pay increase to 37 cents per mile for veteran over-the-road van drivers

February 17, 1999

LTL Carriers Unveil Improved Web Sites

LTL rivals Yellow Freight and American Freightways have both added new customer features to their web sites

February 1, 1999

J.B. Hunt Honors High-Earning Drivers

J.B. Hunt is inducting nearly 2,000 drivers into its $50K Club, which recognizes drivers whose total compensation exceeded $50,000 last year

January 25, 1999

Con-Way Offers New Guarantee

Beginning Feb. 1, Con-Way Transportation Services will offer customers a new service option that guarantees delivery by a certain transit time schedule

January 20, 1999

Roadway Express Expands E-Commerce

Customers of Roadway Express now can request a shipment pickup from the convenience of their computer. The company’s new online shipment pickup request service is available to U.S. shippers 24 hours a day via the company’s

January 11, 1999

Celadon Offers Internet Ordering

Celadon Group, a truckload carrier based in Indianapolis, now offers load booking and rating for its customers via the Internet at http://www.celadontrucking.com. The new features will be integrated into the existing internet tracking system, Cela-Trac, which

January 6, 1999

Overnite Adds Next-Day Lanes

Jan. 7 – Overnite Transportation Co. has launched its new “Northeast Advantage,” with shorter transit times on more than 800 lanes throughout the Northeast, including 518 new, next-day lanes. “We no longer are content to be just

January 3, 1999

Roadway Invited To Join Mexican Trucking Assn.

Jan. 4 – Roadway Express has been invited to join Mexican’s trucking association, known as CANACAR. It is the first less-than-truckload motor carrier to become a member. Roadway recent entered into a contract agreement with two Mexican

December 30, 1998

Future Of ANR Advance In Question After Strike

Dec. 31 – ANR Advance Transportation, Milwaukee, may be in trouble after a Teamsters strike crippled the LTL carrier. Despite the fact that picketing stopped on Dec. 18, less than two weeks after it started, ANR has not yet resumed operations, leading to speculation that it will fold for good

December 22, 1998

U.S. Xpress Moves Into New HQ

Dec. 23 – Chattanooga, TN-based U.S. Xpress is moving into new headquarters this week

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