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November 12, 1999

USF Holland Plans For Wisconsin Terminal Scuttled

The city of Franklin, WI, has denied USF Holland's plan to build a 100-bay truck terminal

November 11, 1999

UPS Stock Offering Sets Record <!--11/10/99 12:10:58 PM-->

United Parcel Service’s initial public offering of stock Wednesday set a record, and analysts say the company is an “instant blue chip” on Wall Street

November 11, 1999

Pacer Consolidates Local Trucking

Pacer International, Walnut Creek, CA, has consolidated its cartage (local trucking) capabilities, acquired through various mergers, into a single operating group known as Pacer Cartage

November 11, 1999

Viking Adds New Mexico Service

California-based western LTL carrier Viking Freight is now offering next-day service between Albuquerque, NM, and El Paso, TX

November 10, 1999

Comcar Affiliates Combine

Clay Hyder Trucking Lines and RoseWay Transportation, both Comcar Industries linehaul affiliates, are combining assets to better serve their customers. The company will keep Clay Hyder Trucking Lines' name and will be headquartered at RoseWay's Hickory,

November 10, 1999

American Freightways Commits To ITS

With an order for 50 Eaton VORAD collision warning systems, American Freightways is emphasizing its commitment to the use of intelligent transportation systems

November 10, 1999

Owner-Operators Key To OTR Express Comeback

OTR Express, Olathe, KS, plans to grow through owner-operators as part of its new strategy to return to profitability

November 9, 1999

Landstar Moves to New Headquarters

Landstar System, Jacksonville, FL, has moved to new headquarters

November 8, 1999

U.S. Xpress Raises Owner-Operator Pay

U.S. Xpress is offering a new compensation plan for its independent contractors beginning Dec. 1

November 8, 1999

USA Truck Closes On CCC Acquisition

USA Truck, Van Buren, AR, has closed its previously announced acquisition of most of the assets of Carco Carrier Corp., headquartered in neighboring Fort Smith, AR

November 8, 1999

Yellow Goes For Internet Gold

Yellow Freight System has plunged into the burgeoning business of delivering goods bought and sold over the Internet, much of it involving pickups and deliveries to private homes.

November 3, 1999

Crete Buys Hunt Transportation

Crete Carrier Corp., Lincoln, NE, has bought Omaha, NE-based Hunt Transportation

October 28, 1999

Transit Group Negotiates More Credit

Georgia-based Transit Group announced that it has negotiated a new five-year, $150 million credit facility to support its ongoing acquisition of trucking companies

October 27, 1999

J.B. Hunt To Build Phoenix Terminal

Arkansas-based J.B. Hunt Transport Services plans to open a terminal in Phoenix, AZ, to be completed by the first quarter of 2000

October 27, 1999

USF Holland Opens Michigan Terminal

USF Holland, a unit of USFreightways, has opened a new, full-service terminal in Pontiac, MI

October 21, 1999

Swift Transportation To Break Ground On Salt Lake Facility

Phoenix-based Swift Transportation will break ground today for its new Salt Lake City facility

October 20, 1999

CFI Tries Again For Speed Record

Contract Freighters Inc.'s "Red Racer" Kenworth T2000 will again try to break the world land speed record for a heavy-duty truck this week

October 4, 1999

Ryder Announces Technician Recruitment Program

Ryder System is adding a new function to its network of recruiting centers: recruiting technicians

September 30, 1999

Consolidated Freightways Upgrades Fleet

One of the largest less-than-truckload carriers is following the example of its truckload cousins by upgrading its fleet

September 28, 1999

Transit Group To Buy Land Transportation

Transit Group has signed a letter of intent to acquire the container and intermodal marketing company operations of Land Transportation, LLC, for $18.5 million


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