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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

December 22, 1999

American Freightways To Expand Arkansas Headquarters

American Freightways, Harrison, AR, announced it is expanding its workforce and office facilities located at Harrison

December 22, 1999

Trimac To Purchase DSI

Trimac Corp.'s wholly-owned bulk trucking subsidiary, Trimac Transportation, has agreed to purchase all of the shares of Houston-based DSI Transports, Inc. from United Transport America for approximately $68.3 million

December 22, 1999

Motor Cargo Opens New Reno Terminal

Less-than-truckload carrier Motor Cargo Industries, based in Salt Lake City, has opened a new terminal in Reno, NV

December 21, 1999

Hidden Creek Industries To Acquire Hadley Auto Transport

Hidden Creek Industries, Minneapolis, has acquired Hadley Auto Transport, Santa Ana, CA

December 21, 1999

Preston Trucking Real Estate Sold

The bulk of the real estate of bankrupt LTL carrier Preston Trucking has been sold to an Ohio investment firm for $68.4 million

December 21, 1999

RPS To Offer Residential Service

RPS, FDX Corp.'s business-to-business small-package ground carrier, plans to start offering residential delivery in March

December 17, 1999

Smithway Profits Hurt By Driver Shortage

Smithway Motor Xpress Corp., citing a shortage of qualified drivers, said Friday it expects fourth-quarter profits to fall to about 6 cents a share from the year-earlier 31 cents a share

December 16, 1999

FedEx Hit By Higher Fuel Prices

FDX, the parent company of FedEx says lackluster earnings in its most recent fiscal quarter were due to higher fuel prices and the loss of market share to United Parcel Service.

December 16, 1999

UPS Expects Peak Deliveries Today

UPS expects to deliver its highest one-day package volume of the year today - nearly 18 million packages

December 16, 1999

CFI Expands El Paso Terminal

Joplin, MO-based truckload carrier recently opened an expansion to its El Paso, TX, terminal facility.

December 13, 1999

Suttles Merges With Dana Transport

Suttles Truck Leasing, Demopolis, AL, has been merged with Dana Transport of Avenel, NJ.

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