October 23, 2002 - Industry News
Fleetilla, a Trenton, Mich.-based corporation that provides technology solutions and services to the transportation industry, has signed an agreement with Aeris.net
Richer Systems Group, Calgary, Alberta, has added new capabilities to the Enrich Transportation Management System (TMS) including dispatch, freight billing, driver settlement and warehouse managemen
U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn., has reported that operating revenue for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2002, increased 6.1% to $220.1 million compared with $207.5 million for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2001.
USFreightways Corp. reported revenue for the third quarter ended Sept. 28, 2002 of $634.5 million compared to $618.6 million reported for the third quarter last year.
Western Star has announced it will offer Mercedes-Benz MBE4000 engines for its 4900 FA and 4900 SA truck models, with production to begin the first of the year
October 22, 2002 - Industry News
Roadway Express Inc. has been named one of the most innovative users of information technology by InformationWeek in its 14th annual InformationWeek 500 issue recently published
The Motor Freight Carriers Assn. (MFCA) announced this week it has been awarded a $400,000 contract from the Department of Transportation to assist DOT in its efforts to address driver fatigue and alertness.
The trucking industry "is starting to see some light in the market with regard to the new engines," says International Truck Group President Steve Keate
Ryder System Inc., a global leader in supply chain and transportation management solutions, has launched a marketing campaign related to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) mandate requiring new heavy-duty diesel engines meet the new emissions standards
Construction of a bridge bypass project at Hoover Dam that will ease congestion and safety concerns at the dam was announced this week by officials from Nevada and Arizona
Heartland Express Inc. of Iowa was ranked as one of the "200 Best Small Companies," according to the annual Forbes list, which appeared in the Oct. 28 issue
Cummins Inc. plans to move the bulk of its Columbus, Ind. heavy-duty engine assembly operations to its Jamestown, N.Y. plant at the end of the year
UPS, with headquarters in Atlanta, Ga., has reported third quarter results that included a solid gain in revenue, a rise in profits, strong international growth and continued improvemen
Paccar Inc., Bellevue, Wash., reported excellent revenues and net income for the third quarter and first nine months of 2002 compared with the same periods a year ago
Florida East Coast Industries Inc. (FECI) has announced that it is discontinuing its regional long-haul trucking operations through its subsidiary, Florida Express Carriers Inc., (FLX)
Yellow Corp., Overland Park, Kan. has announced third quarter 2002 income from continuing operations, excluding unusual items, of $.37 per share, up 95% from $.19 per share in the third quarter of 2001
October 21, 2002 - Industry News
Arkansas Best Corp. announced third quarter 2002 net income of $18.3 million, or $0.73 per diluted common share, compared to third quarter 2001 net income of $13 million, or $0.52 per diluted common share
Averitt Express recently held its companywide 2002 Driving and Tow Motor Championship at its service center in Cookeville, Tenn
Concerns over the future of the U.S. economy were raised Monday with a new report showing activity fell for a fourth consecutive month
Heartland Express, an irregular route truckload carrier based in Coralville, Iowa, has selected TransFlo Express, Pegasus TransTech's truckstop scanning service.
International Truck and Engine Corp. announced Monday that it notified the United Auto Workers union that the extension of the labor contracts between the company and the UAW were to be terminated at 12:01 this morning
CNF Inc. has reported third-quarter net income from continuing operations of $43.6 million or 79 cents per diluted share.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently released the results of its 2001 Drug and Alcohol Testing Survey, which measures the percentage of CDL holders who tested positive for controlled substances.
October 18, 2002 - Industry News
Repairs to the Lone Rock Bridge on Oregon Highway 138 at milepost 22, about 19 miles east of Roseburg will restrict lanes to a maximum of 8 feet, six inches beginning Wednesday and running through mid-December
Cadec Corp., Londonderry, N.H., will be the North American distributor for SecureLoc, a lock permanently attached to a truck that employs SecureSeal technology
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