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December 10, 1999

Restructuring To Cost Ryder Over $40 Million

Ryder System will take a 4th quarter pretax restructuring charge of $42 to $47 million for costs associated with its recently announced reorganization

December 9, 1999

TRISM Reorganization Plan Approved

TRISM, Inc. has had its Chapter 11 reorganization plan approved by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware.

December 9, 1999

Fleets Seeking Rate Increases

Truckload fleets are proposing rate increases of up to 10% to counter the effects of higher fuel prices and labor costs.

December 8, 1999

Heartland Opens New Atlanta Terminal

Heartland Express has opened its new regional terminal just west of Atlanta

December 7, 1999

Yellow Improves Web Site

Yellow Freight System has redesigned its web site to make it easier for customers to access relevant information and manage shipping activity

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


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