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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

June 22, 1999

CF Gets Into The Moving Business

Giant LTL carrier Consolidated Freightways is using e-commerce to get into the household goods business

June 22, 1999

Transit Group Acquires Fox Midwest

Atlanta-based Transit Group has agreed to acquire its 19th company - Fox Midwest Transport of Green Bay, WI, along with its affiliate Shippers Distribution Services

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.


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