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June 26, 2002 - Industry News

Mack And Dealers Raise $150,000 for USO In "Ground Zero" Trucks Auction

Mack Trucks Inc. and Mack dealers from around the country joined forces to raise $150,000 for the US

June 26, 2002 - Industry News

RDO Sells California Dealership

RDO Equipment Co. is selling its Riverside, Calif., truck dealership

June 26, 2002 - Industry News

Western Star Announces Plans For Move

Freightliner's Portland, Ore., plant will produce Western Star trucks.

Western Star Trucks has announced details about its plans to move its manufacturing and other operations

June 26, 2002 - Industry News

Navistar Plant Closed For Another Day

Navistar International’s truck plant in Chatham, Ontario, remained closed Wednesday after the company decided for a second day not to bring in replacements for striking workers

June 26, 2002 - Industry News

Fed Leaves Interest Rates The Same

The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee has voted to leave interest rates unchanged for the time being

Tags: Economy

June 26, 2002 - Industry News

Durable Goods Orders Up, Shipments Unchanged

New orders for durable goods increased in May while shipments were flat

Tags: Economy

June 25, 2002 - Industry News

Three Injured During International Strike, Plant Shut Down

A strike by workers at Navistar International’s truck manufacturing facility in Chatham, Ontario, has resulted in injuries, the plant being shut down and could lead to workers at other auto-related plants joining the demonstrations

June 25, 2002 - Industry News

Louisiana Official Pushes Tax Hike

Louisiana’s secretary of transportation is urging state officials to call a special session of the Legislature to hike taxes and fees to pay for road improvements

June 25, 2002 - Industry News

Is Just-In-Time To Blame For Slow Recovery?

Just-in-time delivery has become a way of life for the trucking industry over the past decade. But a report in The Wall Street Journal suggests that JIT may be holding back an economic recovery

Tags: Economy

June 25, 2002 - Industry News

NC Governor Plans To Move Commercial Enforcement

As a grand jury continues to investigate allegations of wrongdoing in the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles, Gov. Mike Easley announced he will move the DMV enforcement section to the same agency that oversees the Highway Patrol

June 25, 2002 - Industry News

PGT Trucking Selects Aether MobileMax2

PGT Trucking, a flatbed motor carrier servicing the steel and building construction industries, will deploy an additional 165 units of Aether MobileMax2, Aether's multi-mode wireless communications system

June 25, 2002 - Industry News

Add On Systems Introduces Tractor Detention and Billing System

Oklahoma-based software developer Add On Systems has introduced software to make it easier to track and bill for detention time

June 25, 2002 - Industry News

Axiom Introduces New Tracking Products

Axiom Navigation introduced its new Accu-Tracker FMS-3000, 3100, 8000 and 8100 devices for fleet management and asset tracking

June 25, 2002 - Industry News

Consumer Confidence Slips

Consumer confidence fell in June, with The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index declining four points to 106.4 from 110.3 in May

Tags: Economy

June 24, 2002 - Industry News

Long Island Group Wants To Move Freight To Trains

The Long Island Assn. is supporting a plan to put more freight on trains to cut down on the number of trucks in the New York metropolitan area

June 24, 2002 - Industry News

Youngblood, Empire Express To Install IDSC Software

Integrated Decision Support Corp. announced that Youngblood Truck Lines and Empire Express have decided to expand their use of IDSC software

June 24, 2002 - Industry News

Stevens Expands Logistics.com Optimization Use

Stevens Transport, a long-haul truckload refrigerated carrier, has selected Logistics.com's OptiYield Driver&Load and OptiYield Drop&Swap to assist in managing its operations

June 24, 2002 - Industry News

Delphi Demonstrates Streaming Entertainment for Vehicles

Delphi is developing technology to deliver real-time Internet and digital information to vehicles, even while they travel at highway speeds

June 24, 2002 - Industry News

Port Truckers Support ILWU

Port truckers are rallying this week in support of longshore workers at West Coast ports

Tags: Intermodal

June 21, 2002 - Industry News

CVTA To Introduce Electronic Application

The Commercial Vehicle Training Association has announced plans to launch a uniform electronic credit and employment application for CVTA member schools

June 21, 2002 - Industry News

Accidents Could Close I-75 Trucks-Only Detour

Cars are driving in a trucks-only detour lane in an I-75 construction project in Michigan, and now authorities are thinking about closing the lane

Tags: Highways

June 21, 2002 - Industry News

Renew N.J. Registration Online

New Jersey is now offering online truck registration renewal under the International Registration Plan (IRP)

June 21, 2002 - Industry News

Freightquote.com Selected as Preferred Provider for eBay Customers

Freightquote.com announced an agreement with eBay Inc. to provide services for customers who need to move heavy items purchased via the eBay website

June 21, 2002 - Industry News

PrePass Tops 200 with New Service

PrePass announced it now has 200 pre-clearance sites with the opening of Ellaville east and westbound sites on I-10 about 40 miles east of Tallahassee, Fla

Tags: Highways

June 21, 2002 - Industry News

New Jersey Cracks Down On Trucks

New Jersey state police last week began a crackdown on truck safety violations

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