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May 24, 2001 - Industry News

Prophesy to Design and Host Trucking Web Sites

Trucking software provider Prophesy Transportation Solutions, Bloomfield, Conn., now offers web hosting and design service for trucking companies

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May 24, 2001 - Industry News

FreightMatrix Offers Free Spot Market Freight Matching

FreightMatrix, a web-based logistics marketplace services provider, announced that free-of-charge spot market freight matching and parcel shipment management services are now available at www.freightmatrix.com

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May 24, 2001 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Upgrades Web Site

Component supplier ArvinMeritor has upgraded the product and services section of its web site at www.arvinmeritor.com/products

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May 24, 2001 - Industry News

April Home Sales Falloff May be Misleading

One important indicator as to the future health of trucking is new homes sales, but it may be wise not to read too much into April’s disappointing numbers

Tags: Economy

May 24, 2001 - Industry News

Astus Light Truck System Debuts in US

ETL Électronique Ltd., Montreal, Quebec, Canada, has introduced its Astus light vehicle fleet management system to the U.S. market

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May 24, 2001 - Industry News

USCO Logistics Bought by Swiss Logistics Giant

USCO Logistics, the North American warehouse and distribution company headquartered in Hamden, Conn., will be acquired by Kuehne & Nagel International AG of Schindellegi, Switzerland

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May 23, 2001 - Industry News

USF Dugan Opens Service Centers in Southeast

Kansas-based USF Dugan, a regional carrier unit of USFreightways, has opened four new terminals in the Carolinas

Tags: Fleets

May 23, 2001 - Industry News

New Detroit Bridge Proposed Between U.S. and Canada

The Mich-Can International Bridge Co. has teamed up with an engineering and construction company to propose a privately built second bridge between the United States and Canada in Detroit

Tags: Highways

May 23, 2001 - Industry News

NHTSA Announces Recalls

The most recent list of recalls from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration included several medium- and heavy-duty trucks

Tags: Safety

May 23, 2001 - Industry News

NHTSA Investigating Truck Defect Complaints

As it decides whether to open an investigation into complaints about Volvo front axles, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is upgrading its investigation of a separate problem with Volvo VNs

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May 23, 2001 - Industry News

ATA Gives Thumbs Up To Senate Tax Vote

Trucking's biggest lobby is pleased over the move by the U.S. Senate yesterday afternoon to sign off on President Bush’s tax cut plan because of a provision that eliminates most estate taxes

May 23, 2001 - Industry News

SMC<sup>3</sup> Proposes Rate Increase

Georgia-based SMC3 has proposed a rate increase among its less-than-truckload members

Tags: Fleets

May 23, 2001 - Industry News

Freightliner Establishes Used Truck Fleet Sales Group

Freightliner LLC has created a used truck retail sales group dedicated to serving fleets

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May 23, 2001 - Industry News

Teamsters Testify About Port Congestion Before Congress

This photo of truckers waiting to get into the Port of Savannah was part of George Cashman&#39;s House testimony on port congestion.

Teamsters Port Division Director George Cashman yesterday testified before a House subcommittee on congestion in the nation's ports

Tags: Intermodal

May 23, 2001 - Industry News

Fuel Tax Relief Plans Being Considered

As trucking continues to try to cope with high fuel prices, and President Bush is declaring an energy crisis, several fuel tax relief plans are floating around Congress

May 22, 2001 - Industry News

Cell Phone Ban Proposed on Capitol Hill

Two U.S. lawmakers have introduced legislation to ban the use of hand-held cell phones while driving

May 22, 2001 - Industry News

Safety Engineers Kick Off Education Campaign

Driving safely around large trucks is part of the message being promoted by the American Society of Safety Engineer

Tags: Safety

May 22, 2001 - Industry News

State Highway Commission Key Topic at Arkansas Trucking Assn. Meeting

The Arkansas Highway Commission, which has been under attack recently by the Arkansas Trucking Assn., was a key topic at the group's annual meeting last week in Little Rock

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May 22, 2001 - Industry News

A Divide Among Shop Managers

Maintenance shop managers are trending toward two distinct skill and compensation classes. There are the "haves" and the "have nots.

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May 22, 2001 - Industry News

Aether Fusion Fuses with Cadec Mobius Onboard Computer

On-board computer maker Cadec Corp., Londonderry, N.H., and Aether Systems Inc., Owens Mills, Md., announced that Aether’s Fusion will provide wide area wireless connectivity for Cadec’s new Mobius onboard computer

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May 22, 2001 - Industry News

Cotelligent, Symbol Combine on McLane Private Fleet Project

San Francisco-based Cotelligent Inc., an information technology company, announced that its JASware middleware was part of the mobile computing system designed by Symbol Technologies for consumer goods distributor McLane Company

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May 22, 2001 - Industry News

ALK, TMW to Market FleetCommander

ALK Technologies and TMW Systems have formed a partnership to market ALK’s FleetCommander fleet optimization system, which now interfaces with TMW trucking operations and management software

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May 22, 2001 - Industry News

PeopleNet to Offer Palm Operating System Compatibility

The Intouch Fleet Management System from PeopleNet Communications has joined the generic revolution

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May 21, 2001 - Industry News

Rotella SuperRigs Attracts Top Trucks

SuperRigs Best Of Show winner Vladimir Bilik Jr. won with his Harley-themed Peterbilt

Neither high fuel prices nor the lack of freight could deter top-class beauty truck competitors from spending as much as a week polishing their trucks for the 2001 Rotella SuperRigs contest

Tags: Events

May 21, 2001 - Industry News

Comdata, Ceridian Settle Flying J Suit

Comdata and parent company Ceridian Corp. announced they have reached a settlement in a suit brought against Comdata by Flying J and NCR Corp

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