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August 6, 2001 - Industry News

Wall Street Likes Trucking Stocks

With all the doom and gloom hanging over the trucking industry these days, it may come as a surprise to learn that many trucking stocks are darlings on Wall Street

Tags: Economy

August 6, 2001 - Industry News

New York Port Plans For Growth

Traffic through the port of New York is expected to double by the end of the decade

Tags: Intermodal

August 5, 2001 - Industry News

Crossing the Border: The Struggle Continues

Congress went into its August recess without resolving the fight over cross-border trucking between the U.S. and Mexico. While members are in their home districts, taking the pulse of the electorate, their staffs on Capitol Hill will search for ways to reconcile differences that threaten to ignite a trade skirmish between the U.S. and Mexic

August 5, 2001 - Industry News

Flyovers On The Way In Indianapolis

Indianapolis' Eastside will soon have four "flyovers" that will replace tight-turn loop ramps where truckers are at risk for rollovers

Tags: Highways

August 3, 2001 - Industry News

New I-80 Bridge May Be Finished Early

Interstate 80 westbound in New Jersey may be back to normal sooner than expected

Tags: Highways

August 3, 2001 - Industry News

Construction Backups Expected On I-57 In Illinois

Expect traffic backups on I-57 when advance road work for a major rehabilitation project today, weather permitting

Tags: Highways

August 3, 2001 - Industry News

Old Dominion Announces Rate Increase

Old Dominion Freight Line, High Point, N.C., is the latest less-than-truckload carrier to announce a rate increase

August 3, 2001 - Industry News

Diesel Emissions Subject Of DOE Forum

More than 300 manufacturers, researchers, state and federal regulators, environmentalists and health experts are attending the U.S. Department of Energy’s Diesel Engine Emissions-Reduction Workshop Aug. 5-9 in Portsmouth, Va

August 3, 2001 - Industry News

Reefer Fuel Tax Refunds Authorized in PA

Pennsylvania has recently authorized additional reimbursements of Pennsylvania liquid fuels and fuel taxes paid on fuel used in truck refrigeration units and the delivery of some agricultural products

August 3, 2001 - Industry News

Werner Enterprises Announces Grand Opening of Training Center

Werner Enterprises, Omaha, Neb. will hold a grand opening ceremony for its new training center Aug. 16 at the company's headquarters

August 3, 2001 - Industry News

Sign Up For Fleet Management Training

Register by Aug. 10 to take one of four fleet management home study courses offered by the National Private Truck Council

August 2, 2001 - Industry News

Flying J Snags Four Petro Franchised Locations

The truckstop and travel plaza chain Petro will soon have four fewer locations

August 2, 2001 - Industry News

Mexico Threatens Retaliation Over Mexican Truck Vote

Mexico has threatened to close the border to U.S. trucks if Mexican trucks are not granted access to U.S. highways as stipulated in the North American Free Trade Agreement

August 2, 2001 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor, NASA To Develop Noise Cancellation Technology For Exhaust Systems

ArvinMeritor and NASA have announced a partnership to develop high-temperature electronic noise cancellation technology

August 2, 2001 - Industry News

California Border Inspections Praised

If all Mexican border inspections were as thorough as California's, maybe Congress and President Bush wouldn't be locked in a battle over letting Mexican trucks into the United States under the terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement

August 2, 2001 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler, Hyundai Officially Launch Joint Venture

DaimlerChrysler and Hyundai last week officially launched their joint commercial vehicle engine venture

August 2, 2001 - Industry News

New Fuel Monitors Offer Routing Opportunities

Remote fuel level readings have become a new factor in the pursuit of optimized truckload routing

August 2, 2001 - Industry News

RSPA Extends Comment Period on Loading/Unloading Authority

The Research and Special Programs Administration has extended the comment period on proposed changes that would give it juridiction over hazardous materials loading and unloading, and has scheduled two public meeting to discuss the issues

August 2, 2001 - Industry News

Factory Orders, Manufacturing Drop In June

The poor economic numbers for the month of June continue to roll in. The U.S. Commerce Department today reported manufacturing shipments fell 2.8% from May's figures

Tags: Economy

August 2, 2001 - Industry News

House Passes Bush Energy Plan

President Bush may be losing ground when it comes to Mexican trucks, but not when it comes to his energy plan

August 2, 2001 - Industry News

Fedex Custom Critical Offers Shipping Documents on the Web

FedEx Custom Critical, Inc., the expedited shipment carrier, has added a new shipping documents application to its web site

August 1, 2001 - Industry News

Senate Clears Bill With Tough Mexican Entry Rules

The Senate yesterday approved a transportation appropriations bill that would set tough entry standards for long-distance Mexican trucking companies

August 1, 2001 - Industry News

Accuride Posts Second Quarter Loss

Accuride Corp. posted an after-tax loss of $4.9 million on sales of $92.1 million for the second quarter

August 1, 2001 - Industry News

Allied Holdings Announces More Job Cuts

Allied Holdings, Decatur, Ga., is cutting more jobs and restructuring corporate positions as it struggles to get back to profitability

August 1, 2001 - Industry News

Arkansas Best Sells G.I. Trucking

Arkansas Best Corp., Fort Smith, Ark., has sold its G.I. Trucking Company subsidiary for approximately $40 million in cash to a company formed by senior executives of G.I. and Estes Express Lines of Richmond, Va

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