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January 22, 2003 - Industry News

Eaton Corp.'s 4th-Quarter Earnings Up 51% Over Last Year

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corp. has announced operating earnings per share of $.98 for the fourth quarter of 2002, 51% above results one year earlier of $.65 per share

January 22, 2003 - Industry News

Roadway Corp. Reports 4th Quarter Revenues Up 25.7%

Roadway Corp. says its revenues for the 16 weeks constituting the company's fourth quarter were $1,074,110,000, up 25.7% when compared to revenues of $854,640,000 for the same period last year

January 22, 2003 - Industry News

APRA To Host 2003 Heavy Duty Brake Clinic

The Automotive Parts Rebuilders Assn. (APRA) will host its annual Heavy Duty Brake Clinic at the Marriott St. Louis Airport Hotel in St. Louis, Mo. April 4 and 5

January 22, 2003 - Industry News

GEOCOMtms Adds "Fuzzy Zones" to A.MAZE

Routing solution provider GEOCOMtms, of Quebec City and Atlanta, has introduced "Fuzzy Zone" functionality to its A.MAZE routing & scheduling optimization software

January 21, 2003 - Industry News

200-plus Firms Picked Prophesy Software in 2002

More than 200 trucking companies chose Prophesy Dispatch software as the technology to drive their business operations last year

January 21, 2003 - Industry News

Tele Atlas Releases New Turn-By-Turn Map Database

Tele Atlas has released its comprehensive turn-by-turn digital map database, called MultiNet North America 2.4

January 21, 2003 - Industry News

APRA & ITPA To Hold Joint Meeting

2/10/2003 — Automotive Parts Rebuilders Assn. (APRA) announced that the Heavy Duty Transmission Division of the association and the International Truck Parts Assn. (ITPA) will hold a joint meeting this spring in Indianapolis, Ind.

January 21, 2003 - Industry News

Schneider Logistics Releases SUMIT 8.0

Schneider Logistics Inc. has announced a new release of its proprietary SUMIT suite of supply chain execution software.

January 21, 2003 - Industry News

Sweden's Scania Delisting from NYSE

Scania announced this week that its request to withdraw from the New York Stock Exchange has been approved

January 21, 2003 - Industry News

Roadway CEO Opens NASDAQ Trading Today

Roadway Corp. Chairman and CEO Michael W. Wickham was scheduled to open trading on the NASDAQ stock exchange this morning

January 21, 2003 - Industry News

Teamsters Panel Calls for Strike Authorization Vote

The Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) unanimously called for a strike-authorization vote after talks broke off early Monday

January 21, 2003 - Industry News

Celadon Provides Updated Guidance For 2003

Celadon Group Inc. said this month's ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Court in San Francisco that Mexican-manufactured trucks could not move freight between borders will reduce its 2003 earnings by roughly 20 cents per share

January 21, 2003 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Reports Improved 1st Quarter Results

ArvinMeritor Inc. has reported sales of $1.7 billion and net income of $32 million, or $0.47 per diluted share, for its first fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31, 2002

January 21, 2003 - Industry News

Arkansas Best Reports 4th Quarter, 2002 Results

Arkansas Best Corp. has announced fourth quarter 2002 net income of $14.5 million, or $0.57 per diluted common share, compared to fourth-quarter 2001 net income of $9.5 million, or $0.38 per diluted common share

January 21, 2003 - Industry News

Housing Starts Booming, Manufacturing Down

Housing starts in the United States soared to a 16-year high according to figures released Tuesday, while a separate report from last week shows manufacturing production is down

Tags: Economy

January 20, 2003 - Industry News

Velant CEO Publishes Logistics White Paper

Dr. Don Ratliff, President and CEO of Velant Inc., has published a new publicly available white paper entitled "10 Rules for Logistics Optimization.

January 20, 2003 - Industry News

XM Secures Additional Financing

XM Satellite Radio announced that it has increased its financing commitments to $475 million with an additional $25 million commitmen

January 20, 2003 - Industry News

36 Truckstops Get TransCore DAT Load and Info Monitors

TransCore Commercial Services, a leading provider of technology-based business tools, has announced an agreement with Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores and Fifth Wheel Corp. to add 30 U.S. and six Canadian truckstop locations

January 20, 2003 - Industry News

Customs Import Proposals Blasted By Fleets, Truckers

Plans to restructure the cargo release process for imports and exports hauled by truck could lead to massive disorder at the border and disrupt supply chains throughout the nation, shippers and carriers are warning U.S. Customs Service officials.

January 20, 2003 - Industry News

Oshkosh Truck Named to Forbes' Platinum 400 List

Oshkosh Truck Corp. has again been named one of the Best Big Companies in America on Forbes Magazine's 2003 Platinum 400 list

January 17, 2003 - Industry News

Caterpillar Announces EPA Certification Of ACERT Engine

Caterpillar Inc. announced Friday it has received certification by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the company's first engine equipped with Advanced Combustion Emission Reduction Technology (ACERT)

January 17, 2003 - Industry News

Goodyear Tire Eliminating 700 Positions By March 31

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is eliminating more than 700 salaried staff positions in its corporate headquarters and North American Tire.

January 17, 2003 - Industry News

Crescent Truck Suspends LTL Operations

Crescent Truck Lines, a unionized carrier in Hayward, Calif., is suspending its LTL operation effective immediately

January 16, 2003 - Industry News

Federal Court Acts To Halt Trucks From Mexico

Finding that the Bush Administration "acted arbitrarily and capriciously," the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled Thursday that the administration violated federal environmental laws by taking steps to give Mexico-domiciled trucks full access to U.S. highways

January 16, 2003 - Industry News

Swift Transportation Orders New Volvo VN Tractors

Volvo Trucks North America Inc. has announced that Swift Transportation, Phoenix, Ariz., placed an order for 50 Volvo VN tractors. The new VNs are to be delivered early in the second quarter of this year

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