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July 24, 2001 - Industry News

Wabash Posts Second Quarter Loss

Wabash National Corp., Lafayette, Ind., reported a $10.8 million second quarter loss, before inventory and other nonrecurring charges, on sales of $212.2 million

July 24, 2001 - Industry News

Volvo Profits Down 28%

Sweden's Volvo Group blamed the weak North American truck market for a 28% drop in its second quarter profit and warned of declining truck demand in Europe

July 23, 2001 - Industry News

New Transportation Laws On The Books In Missouri

Construction-zone speeding fines, public/private rest area partnerships and bridge laws were all addressed in a Missouri bill that goes into effect next month

July 23, 2001 - Industry News

Speed Limits Higher On Some Tennessee Highways

Some non-Interstate, controlled access highways in Tennessee now have a 70-mph speed limit

Tags: Highways

July 23, 2001 - Industry News

Con-Way Sends Record Number To Championships

Con-Way Transportation Services, Ann Arbor, Mich., is sending 59 drivers to the American Trucking Association's 2001 National Truck Driving Championships in Minneapolis next month

July 23, 2001 - Industry News

Caterpillar, DaimlerChrysler Revise Cooperation Agreement

In the face of a slowing world economy and ever-changing manufacturer alliances, Caterpillar and DaimlerChrysler have scaled down an agreement announced last year

July 23, 2001 - Industry News

North American Slump Hurts Goodyear Performance

A worldwide slowdown in auto and truck sales, plus currency devaluations in some countries, hurt second quarter sales and earnings for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

July 23, 2001 - Industry News

XM Names Antenna Maker

XM Satellite Radio of Washington, D.C., has announced that Antenna Specialists of Cleveland, Ohio., will design, manufacture, market and distribute vehicular antennas for XM's Satellite radio service

July 23, 2001 - Industry News

Kansas Now Offers PrePass

Kansas has joined the PrePass system

July 23, 2001 - Industry News

Averitt Seeks Feedback on the Web

Averitt Express, Cookville, Tenn., is soliciting customer feedback on its web site regarding on the company’s range of freight transportation and logistics services

July 23, 2001 - Industry News

DAT Services Parent Acquires Link Logistics

The TransCore Commercial Services Group of Beaverton, Ore., has announced the acquisition of Link Logistics, the online freight-matching network based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

July 22, 2001 - Industry News

Panel Calls For National Trucking Regulation In Canada

Canada needs more cohesive national regulations covering the trucking industry, according to a government report

July 22, 2001 - Industry News

Teamsters Ads Oppose Border Opening

The Teamsters union this week begins a radio advertising blitz against opening the U.S. border to what it says are unsafe Mexican trucks

July 20, 2001 - Industry News

CF Posts Loss, Yellow Shows Lower Earnings

Consolidated Freightways and Yellow Corp. both announced the second quarter earnings Friday reflecting the trucking industry's struggle with a slow economy and high costs

July 20, 2001 - Industry News

Overweight Trucks Detoured On U.S. 26 in Oregon

Trucks over 80,000 pounds are being detoured around a bridge on U.S. 26, also known as the John Day Highway, between Mt. Vernon and John Day

Tags: Highways

July 20, 2001 - Industry News

TMC Fall Meeting to Include Two Tracks

The Technology and Maintenance Council's fall meeting will live up to its new name, with tracks on both equipment and information technology

Tags: Events

July 20, 2001 - Industry News

Freightliner: Big Challenge for DaimlerChrysler

Freightliner and the troubled North American commercial vehicle market continue to draw much of the heat for DaimlerChrysler’s lagging profits

July 20, 2001 - Industry News

ABF Introduces Web-based Pool Distribution and Logistics Tools

ABF Freight System of Fort Smith, Ark., has introduced a suite of web-based logistics tools that let customers analyze shipping patterns and leverage special pool distribution rates and services

July 19, 2001 - Industry News

Soft Economy Hurts ArvinMeritor

ArvinMeritor reported sales of $1.8 billion and net income before special items of $29 million for its third fiscal quarter, ending June 30, 2001

July 19, 2001 - Industry News

Sirius Gets Serious About Trucker Radio

Sirius Satellite Radio, the New York-based satellite radio broadcaster, has begun work on a channel dedicated to the trucking community

July 19, 2001 - Industry News

Economists Predict Stronger Manufacturing

As some carriers shake their heads over earnings reports and recent news of decreased manufacturing during June, there’s new hope that economy may start to pick up as soon as late this summer

Tags: Economy

July 19, 2001 - Industry News

Next Phase On Mixing Bowl To Begin

The next phase of the extensive reconstruction of the Virginia intersection known as the "Mixing Bowl" is scheduled to begin next month

Tags: Highways

July 19, 2001 - Industry News

Fuel Tax Hike On Table In Washington State

Washington lawmakers could vote today on whether to raise fuel taxes and truck fees to help fight traffic congestion

July 19, 2001 - Industry News

More Fleet Earnings Reports Released

While the most recent fleet financial results ranged from healthy numbers to disappointing business levels from Arkansas Best, Landstar, Overnite, UPS, Marten Transport and P.A.M. Transportation, most all seemed upbeat, one way or another

July 19, 2001 - Industry News

Bush Has a Border Fight on His Hands

President Bush is deep in a fight over his plan to open the U.S. border to long-distance Mexican trucks by the first of next year. Battle lines were drawn at hearings in the Senate and the House this week, as appropriations committees negotiate funding legislation for the Department of Transportation

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