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August 3, 2001 - Industry News

Werner Enterprises Announces Grand Opening of Training Center

Werner Enterprises, Omaha, Neb. will hold a grand opening ceremony for its new training center Aug. 16 at the company's headquarters

August 3, 2001 - Industry News

Sign Up For Fleet Management Training

Register by Aug. 10 to take one of four fleet management home study courses offered by the National Private Truck Council

August 2, 2001 - Industry News

Flying J Snags Four Petro Franchised Locations

The truckstop and travel plaza chain Petro will soon have four fewer locations

August 2, 2001 - Industry News

Mexico Threatens Retaliation Over Mexican Truck Vote

Mexico has threatened to close the border to U.S. trucks if Mexican trucks are not granted access to U.S. highways as stipulated in the North American Free Trade Agreement

August 2, 2001 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor, NASA To Develop Noise Cancellation Technology For Exhaust Systems

ArvinMeritor and NASA have announced a partnership to develop high-temperature electronic noise cancellation technology

August 2, 2001 - Industry News

California Border Inspections Praised

If all Mexican border inspections were as thorough as California's, maybe Congress and President Bush wouldn't be locked in a battle over letting Mexican trucks into the United States under the terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement

August 2, 2001 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler, Hyundai Officially Launch Joint Venture

DaimlerChrysler and Hyundai last week officially launched their joint commercial vehicle engine venture

August 2, 2001 - Industry News

New Fuel Monitors Offer Routing Opportunities

Remote fuel level readings have become a new factor in the pursuit of optimized truckload routing

August 2, 2001 - Industry News

RSPA Extends Comment Period on Loading/Unloading Authority

The Research and Special Programs Administration has extended the comment period on proposed changes that would give it juridiction over hazardous materials loading and unloading, and has scheduled two public meeting to discuss the issues

August 2, 2001 - Industry News

Factory Orders, Manufacturing Drop In June

The poor economic numbers for the month of June continue to roll in. The U.S. Commerce Department today reported manufacturing shipments fell 2.8% from May's figures

Tags: Economy

August 2, 2001 - Industry News

House Passes Bush Energy Plan

President Bush may be losing ground when it comes to Mexican trucks, but not when it comes to his energy plan

August 2, 2001 - Industry News

Fedex Custom Critical Offers Shipping Documents on the Web

FedEx Custom Critical, Inc., the expedited shipment carrier, has added a new shipping documents application to its web site

August 1, 2001 - Industry News

Senate Clears Bill With Tough Mexican Entry Rules

The Senate yesterday approved a transportation appropriations bill that would set tough entry standards for long-distance Mexican trucking companies

August 1, 2001 - Industry News

Accuride Posts Second Quarter Loss

Accuride Corp. posted an after-tax loss of $4.9 million on sales of $92.1 million for the second quarter

August 1, 2001 - Industry News

Allied Holdings Announces More Job Cuts

Allied Holdings, Decatur, Ga., is cutting more jobs and restructuring corporate positions as it struggles to get back to profitability

August 1, 2001 - Industry News

Arkansas Best Sells G.I. Trucking

Arkansas Best Corp., Fort Smith, Ark., has sold its G.I. Trucking Company subsidiary for approximately $40 million in cash to a company formed by senior executives of G.I. and Estes Express Lines of Richmond, Va

August 1, 2001 - Industry News

Werner Honors Safe Drivers

Werner Enterprises, Omaha, Neb., celebrated the impressive careers of six of its drivers

August 1, 2001 - Industry News

No More License Scandals, Says New Illinois IG

The new inspector general for the Illinois secretary of state's office is pushing for changes that would help him head off any more trouble like the CDLs-for-bribes scandal that has dogged the office

August 1, 2001 - Industry News

Michigan Considers ITS For Detroit

The Michigan Department of Transportation is looking into an intelligent transportation system on 180 miles of metro Detroit highways

Tags: Highways

August 1, 2001 - Industry News

QD Announces New West Coast Terminal Locations

Quality Distribution, Tampa, Fla., has opened four new terminal locations on the West Coast

August 1, 2001 - Industry News

Mercer Honors Top Contractors

Mercer Transportation, Louisville, Ky., recently honored 50 of its top owner-operators and their guests during a special weekend

August 1, 2001 - Industry News

Manufacturing, Construction Spending Continue To Decline

The latest economic news for trucking and the rest of the American economy is disappointing: Manufacturing and construction spending fell for another consecutive month

Tags: Economy

August 1, 2001 - Industry News

Transcore Teams with myFreightWorld

TransCore’s Commercial Services division has announced a partnership with myFreightWorld of Kansas City, Mo

August 1, 2001 - Industry News

Quinn, Canary to Address McLeod Conference

McLeod Software, Birmingham, Ala., has announced that two trucking industry leaders will speak at the company’s user conference next month

Tags: Events

August 1, 2001 - Industry News

Rasulo Heads Sales for ISR's FleetTrack

Integrated Systems Research Corp., Englewood Cliffs, N.J., has appointed Thomas Rasulo vice president of sales

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