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July 3, 2002 - Industry News

Averitt Web Application To Streamline Documentation For Shippers

Averitt Express, Cookeville, Tenn., has added a new online application known as "Ship Plus" that will help shippers streamline their LTL shipment documentation processes

July 3, 2002 - Industry News

Old Dominion Announces Rate Increase

Another less-than-truckload carrier has announced a rate increase

July 3, 2002 - Industry News

DFC Transportation Sues Former Officers

DFC Transportation Co., formerly a subsidiary of Dean Foods, has filed suit against former officers alleging unfair competition

July 3, 2002 - Industry News

Consolidated Freightways Streamlines Management Structure

Freightways Corporation is reorganizing its executive structure to help in its turnaround efforts

July 3, 2002 - Industry News

Groups Sue To Reduce Hazmat Fees

The American Trucking Associations and 16 other organizations are asking a court to force the Department of Transportation's Research and Special Programs Administration to reduce its hazmat registration fees

July 3, 2002 - Industry News

Canada, Quebec Contribute $75.2 Million For Border Improvements

The governments of Canada and Quebec announced a cost-sharing agreement for a $75.2 million project to develop the corridor along Highway 15 to the Lacolle-Champlain border crossing, which is the most important trade corridor between Quebec and New York State

July 3, 2002 - Industry News

Date Nears For World's Largest Truck Convoy

Organizers of the World’s Largest Truck Convoy say they are “way ahead in trucks and money” this year as they gear up to set another world record July 20

Tags: Events

July 3, 2002 - Industry News

Caterpillar Challenges Cummins October ’02 Certification

Among the host of legal challenges related to the October 2002 emissions standards, Caterpillar has filed a petition to overturn the EPA’s certification of Cummins’ ISX engine

July 2, 2002 - Industry News

International Sues Caterpillar Over ’02 Engine Prices

International Truck and Engine Corp. has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Caterpillar Inc., accusing the engine maker of breaking a contract limiting the price increase of new engines that will meet October 2002 emissions standards

July 2, 2002 - Industry News

FHWA Releases Report on Truck Parking Shortage

The Federal Highway Administration released its long-awaited report on truck parking, concluding that while there was a parking shortage in 12 states, nationwide, truck parking is “more than adequate.

July 2, 2002 - Industry News

ATA, TCA Agree on Terms

Leaders of American Trucking Associations and the Truckload Carriers Association have come to terms on an affiliation agreement

July 2, 2002 - Industry News

Pilot, TripPak Express Reconcile

Pilot Travel Centers and Truckload Management Inc. have reached an agreement that keeps TMI’s TripPak Express drop boxes at Pilot’s facilities

July 2, 2002 - Industry News

West Coast Ports Operating "Day-By-Day"

Truckers who haul freight out of the nation’s West Coast ports can breath a little easier, at least one day at a time

Tags: Intermodal

July 2, 2002 - Industry News

Tennessee: Sorry, We're Closed

Much of the state of Tennessee remains closed for business

July 2, 2002 - Industry News

No Replacements Expected At Striking International Plant

Officials with Navistar International say they have no plans to bus in temporary workers the rest of this week to their plant in Chatham, Ontario, which has been practically shut dow

July 2, 2002 - Industry News

Donlen Announces Online Fleet Management Tool

Donlen Corp., Northbrook, Ill., has announced the release of FleetWeb 3.0, a customized way to manage company vehicles

July 2, 2002 - Industry News

Advance Work for I-290 / IL 53 Reconstruction Begins July 8

Beginning Monday, July 8, lane closures will be in place for the start of the advance work being done for reconstruction of I-290 / IL 53 in northwest suburban Chicago

Tags: Highways

July 2, 2002 - Industry News

Overnite Loses Union Appeal

Overnite Transportation Co. has lost another skirmish in its war with the Teamsters union

July 2, 2002 - Industry News

Texas Plan Calls For Truck-Only Toll Lanes

The Texas Transportation Commission has adopted an ambitious plant to built a 4,000-mile statewide network of highway/rail/utility corridors that would include truck-only toll lanes

Tags: Highways

July 1, 2002 - Industry News

DOT Report: Border Not Quite Ready For Opening

A report released late last week by the Department of Transportation’s inspector general said inspection stations at the U.S.-Mexican border won’t be ready for the mid-July border opening date to Mexican trucks that has been bandied about

July 1, 2002 - Industry News

TA Locations Offering Computerized Alignment

Three more TravelCenters of America locations are now offering computerized alignment

July 1, 2002 - Industry News

Progress Report On Canadian “Smart Border”

Canadian Deputy Prime Minister John Manley and Tom Ridge, White House Homeland Security Advisor, reported "significant progress" on the Smart Border Declaration

July 1, 2002 - Industry News

USF Logistics Expands Into New Market

USF Logistics recently opened a new 50,000-square-foot service center in Phoenix, Ariz

July 1, 2002 - Industry News

Overnite Announces Rate Increase

Overnite Transportation is the latest LTL to announce a rate increase

July 1, 2002 - Industry News

Ag Hauler Hours Of Service Exemption On ATA Fall Schedule

The threat to the hours of service exemptions for trucks transporting time-sensitive agricultural commodities will be the topic of an educational session at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla., October 27-30

Tags: Events

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