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September 22, 1999

Boyd Bros. Building Deluxe Terminal

Boyd Bros. Transportation, Clayton, AL, is building a $5 million terminal in Birmingham, AL, that it hopes will help it recruit and keep drivers

September 20, 1999

J.B. Hunt Creates Separate Intermodal Segment

J.B. Hunt last week announced the creation of a separate intermodal segment and lower earnings expectations for the third quarter

September 20, 1999

Con-Way NOW Expands Into Southwest

Con-Way NOW, the expedited division of Con-Way Transportation, has expanded its dedicated service network into Texas and Arkansas

September 16, 1999

Trucking Company Investigated In Driver Firing

A Maine investigator says a trucking company fired a driver for refusing to violate hours-of-service regulations

September 14, 1999

North American, Allied Van Lines Merge

A private equity investment firm has announced a $450 million merger between North American Van Lines and Allied Van Lines

September 7, 1999

Roadway Receives Performance Award

Roadway Express, Akron, OH, has been named 1999 Carrier of the Year by Ryder Integrated Logistics. The award is based on meeting the delivery window requirements and the number of shipments delivered on time. Roadway was

August 30, 1999

Van Line Owner Pleads Guilty To Fraud

The owner of a Florida moving company pleaded guilty last week to charges of wire fraud, mail fraud, hiring illegal aliens, and violating federal transportation laws

August 27, 1999

Four More Fleets Add Eaton Vorad

Four more major North American fleets have added the Eaton Vorad Collision Warning System to their trucks. This makes more than 10,000 Eaton Vorad units in service in North America

August 26, 1999

J.B. Hunt To Spend $ 1 Billion Switching To Conventionals

J.B. Hunt announced yesterday that it will spend more than $1 billion to change all its highway tractors from cabovers to Freightliner Century Class conventionals over the next five years

August 26, 1999

Roadrunner Trucking Launches Special Services Division

Roadrunner Trucking, Albuquerque, NM, has launched a specialized division that increases its operating tractor fleet by more than 20%

August 19, 1999

Ryder Opens Charter School-In-The-Workplace

Ryder System, Miami, FL, yesterday dedicated the Ryder Elementary Charter School, the nation's first charter school-in-the-workplace

August 12, 1999

Court Rules OOIDA Can Sue Carriers Over Leases

The Owner Operator Independent Drivers Assn. is hailing an appeals court decision that allows it to sue motor carriers for violation of the federal truth-in-leasing regulations in federal court

August 10, 1999

Landstar Gives PrePass Green Light

Landstar System, Jacksonville, FL, is distributing the PrePass system to its leased owner-operators

July 27, 1999

Preston Trucking Closes Its Doors

Just a year after the management of Preston Trucking bought the operation from Yellow Corp. and turned it into an independent company, the Maryland-based company ceased operations effective July 26

July 14, 1999

Clarification: C.R. England Driver Pay

In a story posted July 2, there was an error in a report that C.R. England, Salt Lake City, was upping its driver pay. ("C.R. England Ups Driver Pay," http://www.heavytruck.com/cgi-bin/rsnewsframe?990702.45

July 8, 1999

USF Adds Long Haul Service

USFreightways, parent company of five regional less-than-truckload carriers, plans to link those carriers together to offer a coast-to-coast long-haul service. Traffic World magazine reports the new service will be called USF Expedited and will be formally announced

July 4, 1999

Deaton Boosts Driver Pay

Deaton Inc., Birmingham, AL, has raised its mileage pay by an average of 12%. The most experienced drivers will see their rates go up more than 21%

July 1, 1999

C.R. England Ups Driver Pay

Utah-based C.R. England last week announced the largest driver pay increase in the company's history

June 29, 1999

Werner Heads For Earnings Milestone

Werner Enterprises, Omaha, NE, is approaching the milestone of $1 billion in annual revenues

June 29, 1999

St. Louis Company Looks To Caribbean For Drivers

Citing Missouri's low unemployment rate, one St. Louis based trucking company is hiring 75 to 100 drivers from the Caribbean island nation of Barbados


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