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March 20, 2001 - Industry News

SunPass Implementation Complete in Florida

Last week, the final phase of the SunPass replaced the ticket system on Florida's Turnpike

Tags: Highways

March 20, 2001 - Industry News

Webasto Pushes Auxiliary Heaters

A new global identity, a new web site and a factory installation option on Freightliner trucks may help Webasto get a bigger market for its auxiliary climate control systems

Tags: Industry

March 20, 2001 - Industry News

Trucker in Bourbonnais Train Wreck Well Over the Legal Driving Limit

The truck driver involved in the fatal collision with an Amtrak train in Bourbonnais, Ill., two years ago had logged 30 hours without a break, investigators said

Tags: Safety

March 19, 2001 - Industry News

Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?

Trucking companies won't be surprised by a business consultant's survey that trucking is perceived as one of the hardest-hit businesses by the economic slowdown. But they may not think about what they need to do to

Tags: Economy

March 19, 2001 - Industry News

Mack to Use EGR to Meet '02 Emissions Standards

Mack Trucks announced that it is moving forward on production plans, or "industrializing" for its 12-liter E-Tech engine, which will meet the aggressive 2002 emissions requirements

Tags: Industry

March 19, 2001 - Industry News

Texas Raising Much-Struck Bridge

Texas work crews have begun raising the Denton Drive bridge over Interstate 35E by 16 inches

Tags: Highways

March 19, 2001 - Industry News

BestTransport.com Now Offers Status Manager

Web-based transportion market and logistics provider BestTransport.comhas released a new on-line application called Status Manager

Tags: Industry

March 19, 2001 - Industry News

New Satellite Contender Prepares Trucking Applications

Satellite communications provider TMI Communications of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, has signed an agreement with Toronto-based Cabit Systems to develop new mobile communications applications for the North American trucking industry

Tags: Industry

March 19, 2001 - Industry News

CarrierPoint Introduces Windows Software Version

Web-based logistics software provider CarrierPoint announced its software is now available for Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows NT operating systems

Tags: Industry

March 19, 2001 - Industry News

Cummins Offers Online Engine Programming

Cummins has introduced PowerSpec, a Web-based application designed to program the electronic control modules (ECMs) on Cummins engines

Tags: Industry

March 19, 2001 - Industry News

XTRALease Enhances Web Services

Trailer and container leasing company XTRA Lease of St. Louis, Mo., has added customer service features to its web site at www.xtra.com.

Tags: Industry

March 19, 2001 - Industry News

Cummins, Texaco Say Gasket Problems Resolved

Cummins says it has resolved concerns about gasket leakage and Texaco Extended Life Coolan

Tags: Industry

March 19, 2001 - Industry News

Mack Trucks Creating Larger Parts Center

Mack Trucks is leasing a new, larger parts distribution center in Elkridge, Md., from ProLogis, a leading global provider of distribution services and facilities

Tags: Industry

March 19, 2001 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Launches XpresswayPlus.com

ArvinMeritor has introduced XpresswayPlus.com, a web-based system for the commercial vehicle aftermarket

Tags: Industry

March 19, 2001 - Industry News

Virginia Bill Bans Trucks from Northern Shortcut

Trucks will be banned from a popular shortcut in northern Virginia outside Washington, D.C.

Tags: Industry

March 19, 2001 - Industry News

Mexico Discussions Begin This Week

U.S. and Mexican officials will sit down in Mexico City on Thursday to begin discussions on opening the border to truck traffic

March 18, 2001 - Industry News

Roadway Graduates First Trainees From Pilot Program

Roadway Express and Job Corps, a U.S. Department of Labor program, have partnered to develop an advanced tractor-trailer driver training program for Job Corps students

Tags: Industry

March 18, 2001 - Industry News

Smithway to Acquire Alabama Flatbed Company

Smithway Motor Xpress, Ft. Dodge, Iowa, is buying Skipper Transportation, a flatbed carrier headquartered in Birmingham, Ala

Tags: Fleets

March 18, 2001 - Industry News

Pilot, Speedway Plan To Merge Operations

Marathon Ashland Petroleum - parent company of Speedway SuperAmerica - and Pilot Corp. have announced their intent to combine their travel center and truckstop operations

Tags: Industry

March 16, 2001 - Industry News

Freight Volume To Grow As Inventories Decrease

Lower inventories are the key to a growth in freight volume later this year. In spite of headlines about layoffs, lower profits and plunging stock prices, there are very clear signs that the economy is now on the upswin

Tags: Economy

March 16, 2001 - Industry News

Higher Tolls Push Trucks Off Oklahoma Turnpike

Higher tolls on Oklahoma turnpikes resulted in less truck travel on the roads in February

Tags: Highways

March 16, 2001 - Industry News

W.V. Enforcement Bill Dies

A bill that would have allowed city police officers to enforce truck safety regulations in West Virginia has died in the state Senate

Tags: Industry

March 16, 2001 - Industry News

Future of Trucking To Be Addressed At Arizona Conference

Representatives and decision-makers from government, the heavy-duty vehicle industry, and energy companies are headed to Arizona to discuss the future of the heavy-duty vehicle industry

Tags: Events

March 16, 2001 - Industry News

2000 Big Year for Tires

Truck makers may be in a slump, but more tires than ever rolled off assembly lines and onto highways last year

Tags: Economy

March 16, 2001 - Industry News

LMRI Gets Funding Boost

Logistics Management Resources has received a commitment from Hutchinson Investments Limited for $20 million in additional financing

Tags: Fleets

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