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January 28, 2003 - Industry News

Durable Goods Shipments & Orders Mixed, Consumer Confidence Down

Orders for durable goods increased in December while shipments fell. And consumer confidence in the economy fell in January, according to a pair of reports released Tuesday

Tags: Economy

January 27, 2003 - Industry News

ATA Letter To Bush Seeks Litigation Reform

Bill Graves, the new president and CEO of the American Trucking Assns., sent a letter to President Bush late last week, lauding his call for reform legislation

January 27, 2003 - Industry News

Private Truck Council Launches Web Site

Gary Petty, president and CEO of the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) has announced the NPTC has launched a new and upgraded web sit

January 27, 2003 - Industry News

International Truck Wins LEAD Award

International Truck and Engine Corp. has received the prestigious 2002 LEAD Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

January 27, 2003 - Industry News

Vistar Providing Satellite Tracking for Thermo King

NSI Global Inc., a global provider of satellite-based communications systems, said its Vistar unit has signed an agreement with Thermo King, a unit of Ingersoll-Rand Co

January 27, 2003 - Industry News

Paccar Cites Increased Market Share

"Kenworth and Peterbilt increased their U.S. Class 8 retail sales market share from 19.7% in 2001 to a record 23.7% in 2002," announced David Hovind, vice chairman of Paccar.

January 27, 2003 - Industry News

Roadway Completes Arnold Transportation Sale

Roadway Corp. has closed the previously announced sale of its Arnold Transportation Services subsidiary to a management group led by Michael S. Walters

January 24, 2003 - Industry News

A.MAZE Tracking Moves Beyond Traditional Wireless Tracking

GEOCOMtms, architect of the A.MAZE solution, says fleet managers and dispatchers will now have direct control over their trucks and operators to ensure safe driving, theft security and decrease costs

January 24, 2003 - Industry News

NATSO Show Focuses On Technology, Information

Today's business environment requires large and small enterprises alike to find innovative ways to stay competitive and on the cutting edge of technology and information

January 24, 2003 - Industry News

Catch4 Technologies Partners With Orbcomm

Catch4 Technologies Inc., a Colorado-based company providing integrated fleet management technology products and services for small- to mid-sized trucking fleets, has establishe

January 24, 2003 - Industry News

Terex Joins SDC International in Restructuring of Tatra

SDC International has announced a program for significant changes related to its Tatra heavy-duty truck operations in the Czech Republic

January 24, 2003 - Industry News

Marten Transport Reports Record Revenues For Year

Marten Transport, Ltd., Mondovi, Wis., has reported record revenues of $293.1 million for the year ended Dec. 31, 2002, compared with $282.8 million in 2001

January 24, 2003 - Industry News

SCS Transportation Cites 67% Increase In Earnings

SCS Transportation Inc., a Kansas City-based transportation company, has reported revenue of $194.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2002, up 5.1% from $184.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2001

January 24, 2003 - Industry News

Werner Reports Higher Earnings, Revenues

Werner Enterprises Inc., one of the nation's largest truckload transportation companies, has reported higher operating revenues and earnings for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2002

January 24, 2003 - Industry News

NAFC Releases Salaried Employees Compensation Survey

The National Accounting & Finance Council (NAFC) of the American Trucking Assns. (ATA) has released the 2001 ATA Salaried Employee Compensation Survey.

January 23, 2003 - Industry News

Aether, Partners Introduce New Trailer Tracking System

A new satellite asset monitoring system called GeoLogic has been launched by a partnership of three companies, and will soon be deployed on more than 12,000 trailers, according to Aether Systems Inc

January 23, 2003 - Industry News

Leading Economic Indicators Increase For Third Month

A key measure of U.S. economic activity increased for the third month in a row during December according to figures released on Thursday

Tags: Economy

January 23, 2003 - Industry News

Yellow Reports Fourfold Increase In 4th Quarter Operating Income

Yellow Corp. announced fourth quarter and full year 2002 operating results Friday that included an operating income that is four times that of the same period last year

January 23, 2003 - Industry News

Hours Cut For 500 GM Commercial Truck Employees

General Motors Corp. is cutting back hours for about 500 assembly line workers who build medium-duty commercial trucks at assembly plant in Flint, Mich

January 22, 2003 - Industry News

West Coast Dockworkers Ratify Contract By Huge Margin

Members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union voted by nearly 90% Wednesday to approve a new six-year contract with shipping lines and terminal operators,

January 22, 2003 - Industry News

Massachusetts Announces Turnpike Hazmat Ban

The Massachusetts Motor Transportation Administration (MMTA) has announced a hazardous materials cargo ban on a number of tunnels

Tags: Highways

January 22, 2003 - Industry News

Solid 4th Quarter Propels Overnite to Best Finish in 8 Years

Overnite, a nationwide less-than-truckload company and over-the-road arm of the Union Pacific Corp., says that it has completed its best year since 1994

January 22, 2003 - Industry News

4th Quarter Revenues Up 25.1% For Heartland Express

Heartland Express Inc. reports revenues increased 25.1% for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2002, to $92.0 million from $73.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2001.

January 22, 2003 - Industry News

Knight Transportation Announces Increased Revenues

Knight Transportation Inc. has announced increases in revenue, income from operations and net income for the quarter and 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2002.

January 22, 2003 - Industry News

XM To Ship 80,000 Delphi SkyFi Units To Retailers

XM Satellite Radio says it expects more than 80,000 Delphi XM SKYFi "boom box" units to ship to retailers in the first half of this year, marking the company's

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