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October 16, 2002 - Industry News

NEXIQ Files For Chapter 11 Bankuptcy

NEXIQ Technologies Inc. Sterling Heights, Mich., has announced that it has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

October 16, 2002 - Industry News

Tele Atlas Debuts Mapping With Live Traffic Updates

Tele Atlas North America Inc., Menlo Park, Calif., has introduced a new map database that combines turn-by-turn direction capability with real-time traffic information

October 16, 2002 - Industry News

Caterpillar Achieves Profit Of 61 Cents Per Share

Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, Ill., has reported sales and revenues of $5.08 billion and profit of $213 million or 61 cents per share for the third quarter 2002.

October 16, 2002 - Industry News

Teamsters Attorney Supports Texan's Plan To Buy CF

An attorney for the Teamsters union says a Texas man's plan to buy and restart Vancouver-based Consolidated Freightways provides the best opportunity for restoring jobs lost when the trucking company shut down in September

October 16, 2002 - Industry News

Lufkin Industries Announces Third-Quarter Results

Lufkin Industries Inc. has announced results for the third quarter and nine months ended Sept. 30

October 16, 2002 - Industry News

Pull-Ahead Buying Boosts Rush Sales

Rush Enterprises Inc.,which operates the country's largest network of Peterbilt heavy duty truck dealerships, posted third quarter truck segment revenues of $214.3 million, compared to $154.8 million in the third quarter of 2001

October 15, 2002 - Industry News

Prophesy Releases ShipperMail Version 2.1

Prophesy Transportation Solutions, Bloomfield, Conn., has introduced Version 2.1 of ShipperMai

October 15, 2002 - Industry News

Four-Day Stock Surge May Be Indicative Of Better Times Ahead

The 15% surge in stock market indexes in the last four days may or may not be the long-awaited turnaround we've been looking for on Wall Street. But it will bring fundamental changes in the economic environmen

Tags: Economy

October 15, 2002 - Industry News

CMS Launches Shippernet.com

Computerized Management Systems Inc. (CMS), Sioux Falls, S. D., has launched Shippernet.com, an equipment-matching board for users of CMS software

October 15, 2002 - Industry News

Landstar Chooses Digex to Manage Online Services

Digex Inc. Laurel, Md., announced that Landstar System Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., has selected Digex to host and manage its online transportation services. Digex provides managed web and application hosting services

October 15, 2002 - Industry News

Xata to Offer Orbcomm Satellite Communications

XATA Corp, Minneapolis, Minn., has announced a partnership with ORBCOMM LLC, which operates the Orbcomm low-earth orbit satellite system

October 15, 2002 - Industry News

High Court Declines OOIDA Petition To Hear Toll Road Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to review the Indiana Tax Court's decision over the constitutionality of the collection of fuel taxes on toll roads

October 15, 2002 - Industry News

Caterpillar Implementing Engine Center Layoffs

Caterpillar Inc. has filed papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission to implement a series of temporary manufacturing shut downs and employee layoffs in the fourth quarter because of lower industry demand for heavy-duty truck engines

October 15, 2002 - Industry News

Free TREAD Act Seminar Scheduled Oct. 30 In California

Syncata, an El Segundo, Calif., automotive and industrial manufacturing consulting firm, is hosting a free TREAD Act Data Reporting Forum from 8 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 at the Renaissance Hotel in Long Beach, Calif

Tags: Events

October 15, 2002 - Industry News

Sales, Profits Up for Eaton Truck Division

Eaton Corp.'s Truck segment posted third quarter sales of of $322 million, up 27% from a year ago, and profits of $45 million compared to breakeven for the same period last year

October 14, 2002 - Industry News

Averitt Express Unveils New Freight Service From Far East

Averitt Express, Cookeville, Tenn., has announced it is now providing weekly Less-Than-Container-Load (LCL) and Full-Container-Load (FCL) services from more than 100 countries in the Far East

October 14, 2002 - Industry News

Eaton Nets 2 Major South American Truck Contracts

Cleveland-based industrial manufacturer Eaton Corp. has announced the signing of two new agreements in South America that are expected to generate more than $190 million in additional truck sales at the Eaton transmission facility in Valinhos, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

October 14, 2002 - Industry News

OrderPro Logistics Seeks To Acquire TransMex/USA

According to Business Wire, OrderPro Logistics has entered into a letter of intent to acquire TransMex/USA, headquartered at McCook, Ill

Tags: Intermodal

October 14, 2002 - Industry News

Arkansas Truckers Protest Sales Tax

Tractor-trailer drivers faced with having to pay sales taxes on their rigs are working to generate public support for an end to a policy that some say could cost them their livelihoods

October 14, 2002 - Industry News

Florida Fleet Administrators Open Web Site

The Florida Assn. of Governmental Fleet Administrators, one of the largest and oldest association of governmental fleet managers in the United States, has announced the creation of a web site

October 14, 2002 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel Receives EPA Certification For Series 60 Engine

Detroit Diesel Corp. has received EPA certification for its 12.7- and 14.0-liter Series 60 on-highway engines

October 11, 2002 - Industry News

OOIDA Wins Summary Judgment Against Mayflower Transit

A U.S. District Court has granted a motion for partial summary judgment to the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn. (OOIDA) in one of its complaints against Mayflower Transit Inc

October 11, 2002 - Industry News

ATA Offers Suggestions To Lighten The Logjam At West Coast Ports

The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) has offered a number of recommendations to resolve the container congestion and traffic jams currently plaguing West Coast ports

October 11, 2002 - Industry News

Used Truck Assn. Holds 3rd Annual Convention

The Used Truck Assn. (UTA) will hold its 3rd annual Convention Nov. 7-9 at the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa, Hot Springs National Park, Ark

October 11, 2002 - Industry News

Inflation Steady, Freight Rates, Truck Prices Up

Freight rates and truck prices continued their recent rise in September, according to the Producer Price Index released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Tags: Economy

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