April 15, 2002 - Industry News
Local trucks can now cross Hoover Dam, closed to truck traffic since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, but long-haul truckers still must take a long, winding detour
Battery maker Exide Technologies and some of its U.S. subsidiaries have filed for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code
Kenworth Truck Company has named its Kenworth Dealer Council members for 2002
Eaton Corp. is “increasingly confident that our Truck business has bottomed, as both NAFTA industry order levels and our own orders have started to climb substantially," said Chairman and CEO Alexander M. Cutler.
An Oklahoma district court lifted a restraining order preventing the Oklahoma Tax Commission from implementing new rules that prohibit trucking companies from using third party registration agents to establish residency in the state
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Lowell, Ark., Monday announced first quarter 2002 net earnings of $4.9 million compared with 2001 first quarter earnings of $1.6 million
Prophesy Transportation Solutions, Bloomfield, Conn., has introduced ShipperMail, a management system for bulk mail and small parcel shippers
April 12, 2002 - Industry News
Layover.com announced the release of The Truckers Helper 2002 software, with a redesigned user interface, increased functionality and additional features
The Arkansas Trucking Association and the American Trucking Associations officially launched the state's Highway Watch program April 6
A draft study by the American Automobile Assn. Foundation for Traffic Safety shows that unsafe driver actions are much more likely to be recorded for car drivers than for truck drivers
Since Sept. 11, 2001, trucking technologies first embraced for productivity gain are now being looked to for security
Current economic conditions and concern about the unknown cost and durability of new low-emission EGR diesel engines are driving some fleets to keep their vehicles for several more years
Trucks serving the intermodal ports near Charleston, S.C, account for only a small amount of the city's congestion, according to a new study
Venezia Transport Services, Limerick, Pa., has named 98 winners of the 2001 Emerald Club awards
Edward A. Kyrish, president of International Trucks of Houston in Houston, Texas, has been named 2002 Truck Dealer of the year by the American Truck Dealers and Heavy Duty Trucking.
One of the busiest border crossing in North America is expected to come to a standstill this weekend
Retail sales posted a slight increase in March, while wholesale prices took a sharp jump
April 11, 2002 - Industry News
Problems at a single company that finances student loans for private truck driving schools sent shock waves through the truck driver training industry.
Earlier this year, Wilmington, Del.-based Student Finance Corp. stopped accepting new applications for truck
Freightlist.com has introduced Epay, its web-based electronic payment system
TruckNet recently redesigned its website, www.truck.net.
Xantrex Heavy Duty Inverter/Chargers are now available as an option on International 9000i Series tractors
DFC Transportation Co., the former Dean Foods subsidiary, has launched a national expansion effort
The Port of New York and New Jersey set new records for cargo last year
A new port facility proposed for South Carolina could mean more work for port truckers in the Savannah, Ga., area
As early as 2005, Japan's Mitsubishi Motors and Germany's DaimlerChrysler will supply each other with diesel truck engines
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