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June 7, 2002 - Industry News

Concerns Rise About Labor Unrest At LA Ports

Truckers who haul containers at the nation’s largest ports in Southern California could see their income slow down or dry up in the event of a strike or work slowdow

Tags: Intermodal

June 7, 2002 - Industry News

Computer Glitch May Have Overstated Health Risks From Diesel Pollution

Researchers revising a study on particulates discovered a computer glitch that could mean less health risk than previously thought

June 6, 2002 - Industry News

FedEx Ground Opens Automated Facility In Cleveland

FedEx Ground has opened its largest and most automated local operation in the Cleveland, Ohio, area

June 6, 2002 - Industry News

Truck Locator Added to Western Star Web Site

Western Star Trucks has introduced a new Truck Locator function at its web site,

June 6, 2002 - Industry News

Teamsters Testify Against Antitrust Exemption

An 86-year-old antitrust exemption for foreign-owned ocean carriers should be repealed because it drives down wages for truck drivers at the nation’s ports, says Teamsters President James P. Hoffa

June 6, 2002 - Industry News

ATA To Fight Tougher Diesel Emissions Rules

The American Trucking Associations has decided to try to convince the federal government to ease up on implementing lower diesel engine emissions regulations set to take effect Oct. 1

June 6, 2002 - Industry News

Congress Considering Separate Truckways

A plan introduced Thursday on Capitol Hill would see special truck lanes on interstate highways that would allow longer, heavier trucks but would keep them separated from cars. But the special truck highways would come with a price – tolls

June 6, 2002 - Industry News

Proposed Split Speed Limits In Houston Draw Fire

Trucking interests are up in arms over a proposal to bring the Houston area speed limit for cars back up to 70 mph while leaving trucks at 55

June 6, 2002 - Industry News

Manugistics Buys Digital Freight

Manugistics Group, Rockville, Md., has acquired Digital Freight of Lexington, Ky

June 5, 2002 - Industry News

Digital Directions

“How do I get there?” That’s what drivers ask. In a well-run fleet they get answers. Savvy routing and good directions add to the efficiency of any fleet

June 5, 2002 - Industry News

Trailer Leasing Trends

Cautious fleet managers often choose short-term equipment rental to ease into business expansion. Therefore, we traditionally look to trailer rental companies for signs of good news. But so far this year, the signals are fuzzy

June 5, 2002 - Industry News

The High Cost Of Clean Air

The first indication of the likely costs of the EPA ’02 emissions requirements was revealed in a mid-May letter from Kenworth to its dealers. And the news isn’t good

June 5, 2002 - Industry News

Union Presidents Earn Six-Figure Salaries

Teamsters President James P. Hoffa makes a lot more than the average trucker, but union officials say it’s peanuts compared to the bloated salaries of corporate executives

June 5, 2002 - Industry News

Yellow Sees Freight Pick Up

Less-than-truckload giant Yellow Corp. is seeing freight pick up compared to a year ago

June 5, 2002 - Industry News

Shell SuperRigs Starts Today

Shell’s Rotella SuperRigs Truck Beauty Contest will celebrate its 20th anniversary starting today, June 6, at the East Ontario TravelCenters of America in Ontario, Calif

Tags: Events

June 5, 2002 - Industry News

DOT Grants $54 Million To Border States

As the day when Mexican trucks will be allowed full access to U.S. highways draws closer, the U.S. Department of Transportation has announced $54 million in grants to help ensure the safe operation of Mexican trucks in the United States and improve traffic flow at southern border crossings

June 5, 2002 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Signs On With TripPak Online

U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Chattanooga, Tenn., has signed a multi-year, exclusive contract for outsourced scanning with TripPak Online

June 5, 2002 - Industry News

DOT Tests Cargo Container Security Device

The U.S. Transportation Department reports success with tests of new technology that will help secure intermodal cargo containers entering ports and border crossings throughout the United States

June 5, 2002 - Industry News

Williams Could Sell Travel Network

Williams may be planning to sell its 47-unit TravelCenters network

June 4, 2002 - Industry News

Government Pledges $3 Million Down Payment On I-40 Rebuilding

The I-40 bridge in eastern Oklahoma could be rebuilt in half the estimated six-month time frame

Tags: Highways

June 4, 2002 - Industry News

Union Oversight Panel Bars Two Teamsters For Corruption

Even as Teamsters President James Hoffa fights to remove the union from government oversight, the oversight panel has barred a prominent Teamsters official for corruption

June 4, 2002 - Industry News

Cobra, Rand McNally Team Up On Handheld GPS Products

Cobra Electronics’ new stand-alone handheld Global Positioning System (GPS) products will use Rand McNally basemap data and a custom edition of StreetFinder Deluxe Travel Navigation Software

June 4, 2002 - Industry News

Motor Power Great Falls Moves into New Facility

Kenworth dealer Motor Power Great Falls has relocated to a new, full-service location in Great Falls, Mont

June 4, 2002 - Industry News

FedEx Freight Starts Re-Branding

As FedEx Freight kicks off its re-branding campaign, the company also announced a series of new service offerings to meet demand for high service shipping options

June 4, 2002 - Industry News

Rhode Island Mulls Fuel Tax Hike

Rhode Island is the latest in a string of states to look at hiking the fuel tax to help prop up budgets suffering from the recession


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