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September 9, 2002 - Industry News

Hendrickson Selects Ryder for Transportation Management

Ryder System has been awarded a multi-year transportation management contract by Hendrickson International, a global supplier of suspension components and systems for the commercial transportation industry

September 9, 2002 - Industry News

Wholesalers Built Up Inventories in July

U.S. wholesalers built up their inventories at the fastest rate in 20 months in July, the government said on Monday, in an encouraging sign for the economy

Tags: Economy

September 8, 2002 - Industry News

CF Pays Employees, Gets Bankruptcy Financing

Paychecks should be on the way to employees of the bankrupt trucking operation Consolidated Freightways

September 8, 2002 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Orders New VNs

U.S. Xpress Enterprises has ordered 500 of Volvo’s new VN highway tractors

September 8, 2002 - Industry News

Caterpillar Announces Layoffs

Caterpillar announced a round of layoffs on Friday, due to an expected decline in new truck engine sales and lower emissions requirements that take effect Oct. 1

September 6, 2002 - Industry News

Owner-Operator Group Backs TIPS Program

Even as its future looks to be more and more in jeopardy, the Bush Administration’s TIPS anti-terrorism program is being backed by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn

September 6, 2002 - Industry News

EEOC Sues UPS Over Diabetic Driver

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed suit against United Parcel Service

September 6, 2002 - Industry News

TruckersB2B, Prophesy Team Up On Fleet Software

Prophesy Transportation Solutions and TruckersB2B plan to target small to mid-sized truckload fleets with discounts on software

September 6, 2002 - Industry News

Autocar Dealers Get Web-Based Warranty System

Autocar introduced a web-based warranty system that gives its dealer network the ability to increase the speed and accuracy of the entire warranty claim process

September 6, 2002 - Industry News

NTE Launches Private Community For Target

NTE has implemented its NTE View solution for Target Corp

September 6, 2002 - Industry News

JNJ Express Selects MobileMax

Memphis-based truckload carrier JNJ Express will deploy the Aether Mobile-Max communications system across its fleet of more than 100 trucks

September 6, 2002 - Industry News

Unemployment Drops In August

Unemployment in the United State hit a five month low of 5.7% in Augus

Tags: Economy

September 5, 2002 - Industry News

Mack Plant To Be Featured On History Channel

The History Channel will present a segment on Mack Trucks's Macungie Assembly Operations Saturday, as part of its "Hands on History" series

September 5, 2002 - Industry News

NTSB Cites Maintenance, Brake Inspection In Fatal Truck-Bus Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board criticized the federal government's trucking safety oversight in its review of a fatal crash between an 18-wheeler and a school bus

September 5, 2002 - Industry News

Kenworth Offers Rebate To OOIDA Members

Kenworth and the Owner Operator Independent Drivers Assn. have teamed up to offer a $1,000 rebate to OOIDA member

September 5, 2002 - Industry News

Petri Calls For SafeStat Investigation

U.S. Rep. Tom Petri wants the government to look into the effectiveness of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s SafeStat system

September 5, 2002 - Industry News

CN Launches Montreal Intermodal Terminal

Canadian National Railway has opened a new intermodal terminal in Montreal to help the railroad expand its fast-growing intermodal business

Tags: Intermodal

September 5, 2002 - Industry News

Con-Way Announces New Intermodal LTL Option

Con-Way Transportation, Ann Arbor, Mich., announced a new intermodal option to customers

Tags: Intermodal

September 5, 2002 - Industry News

CF Could Face Lawsuits After Abrupt Closure

The sudden Labor Day closing of LTL giant Consolidated Freightways has some people talking about lawsuits for violation of a law that requires advance notice to workers of mass layoffs or closings

September 5, 2002 - Industry News

SMX Looking For Accident Witness

Officials at Smithway Motor Xpress are looking for a truck driver who witnessed at accident involving an SMX truck in May

September 5, 2002 - Industry News

Peterbilt's Tennessee Plant Closed For Third Consecutive Day

Production at Peterbilt’s heavy truck plant in Madison, Tenn., remained at a standstill Thursday as the company barred workers from the facility for the third straight day

September 5, 2002 - Industry News

Truckers Angry Over Delaware River Toll Hikes

Truckers are protesting huge toll hikes set to go into effect this fall at Delaware River bridges

September 5, 2002 - Industry News

Orders & Shipments For Manufactured Goods Increase

New orders and shipments of manufactured goods posted an increase in July after falling the month before. This news follows several other readings this week on the economy

Tags: Economy

September 4, 2002 - Industry News

Railroads Getting Back Into Refrigerated Cargo

Railroads, which had pretty much abandoned the refrigerated cargo market to the trucking industry decades ago, appear to be trying to get back into the business

Tags: Intermodal

September 4, 2002 - Industry News

PeopleNet Integrates with Maddocks

PeopleNet Communications has completed integration of its wireless fleet solution with Maddocks fleet management software programs

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