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October 22, 2002 - Industry News

Ryder Campaign Addresses Concerns About New Engines

Ryder System Inc., a global leader in supply chain and transportation management solutions, has launched a marketing campaign related to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) mandate requiring new heavy-duty diesel engines meet the new emissions standards

October 22, 2002 - Industry News

Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge Project Announced

Construction of a bridge bypass project at Hoover Dam that will ease congestion and safety concerns at the dam was announced this week by officials from Nevada and Arizona

Tags: Highways

October 22, 2002 - Industry News

Heartland Express Ranked Among 200 Best By Forbes

Heartland Express Inc. of Iowa was ranked as one of the "200 Best Small Companies," according to the annual Forbes list, which appeared in the Oct. 28 issue

October 22, 2002 - Industry News

Cummins Moving Part Of Columbus Operations By Year's End

Cummins Inc. plans to move the bulk of its Columbus, Ind. heavy-duty engine assembly operations to its Jamestown, N.Y. plant at the end of the year

October 22, 2002 - Industry News

UPS 3rd Quarter Results Show Solid Gain In Revenues

UPS, with headquarters in Atlanta, Ga., has reported third quarter results that included a solid gain in revenue, a rise in profits, strong international growth and continued improvemen

October 22, 2002 - Industry News

Paccar Announces Strong Sales And Earnings

Paccar Inc., Bellevue, Wash., reported excellent revenues and net income for the third quarter and first nine months of 2002 compared with the same periods a year ago

October 22, 2002 - Industry News

Florida Express Carriers to Discontinue Regional Long-Haul Trucking

Florida East Coast Industries Inc. (FECI) has announced that it is discontinuing its regional long-haul trucking operations through its subsidiary, Florida Express Carriers Inc., (FLX)

Tags: Intermodal

October 22, 2002 - Industry News

Yellow Corp. Income From Continuing Operations Up 95%

Yellow Corp., Overland Park, Kan. has announced third quarter 2002 income from continuing operations, excluding unusual items, of $.37 per share, up 95% from $.19 per share in the third quarter of 2001

October 21, 2002 - Industry News

Arkansas Best's Earnings Up In 3rd Quarter

Arkansas Best Corp. announced third quarter 2002 net income of $18.3 million, or $0.73 per diluted common share, compared to third quarter 2001 net income of $13 million, or $0.52 per diluted common share

October 21, 2002 - Industry News

Averitt Announces Winners Of Truck Driving, Tow Motor Championships

Averitt Express recently held its companywide 2002 Driving and Tow Motor Championship at its service center in Cookeville, Tenn

October 21, 2002 - Industry News

Index Of Leading Indicators Down For 4th Month

Concerns over the future of the U.S. economy were raised Monday with a new report showing activity fell for a fourth consecutive month

Tags: Economy

October 21, 2002 - Industry News

Heartland Express Selects Pegasus TransTech for Truckstop Scanning

Heartland Express, an irregular route truckload carrier based in Coralville, Iowa, has selected TransFlo Express, Pegasus TransTech's truckstop scanning service.

October 21, 2002 - Industry News

Navistar Notifies UAW Of Termination Of Contract Extension

International Truck and Engine Corp. announced Monday that it notified the United Auto Workers union that the extension of the labor contracts between the company and the UAW were to be terminated at 12:01 this morning

October 21, 2002 - Industry News

CNF Quarterly Results Slights Improved

CNF Inc. has reported third-quarter net income from continuing operations of $43.6 million or 79 cents per diluted share.

October 21, 2002 - Industry News

FMCSA Survey Shows Little Change In Substance Abuse Among Commercial Drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently released the results of its 2001 Drug and Alcohol Testing Survey, which measures the percentage of CDL holders who tested positive for controlled substances.

October 18, 2002 - Industry News

Width Restrictions Affect Trucking on Oregon Bridge

Repairs to the Lone Rock Bridge on Oregon Highway 138 at milepost 22, about 19 miles east of Roseburg will restrict lanes to a maximum of 8 feet, six inches beginning Wednesday and running through mid-December

Tags: Highways

October 18, 2002 - Industry News

Cadec To Distribute SecureLoc in North America

Cadec Corp., Londonderry, N.H., will be the North American distributor for SecureLoc, a lock permanently attached to a truck that employs SecureSeal technology

October 18, 2002 - Industry News

U.S. House Passes Ports-To-Plains Trucking Corridor Bill

Plans for a major trade route that would cut through Amarillo, Texas, on its way from Mexico to Canada took an important step forward late last week as the U.S. House approved a bill to define the pat

Tags: Highways

October 18, 2002 - Industry News

International Halts Truck Production In Springfield

International Truck and Engine Corp. late last week temporarily halted production of medium-duty trucks at its Springfield, Ohio, assembly plant, idling 40% of the work force

October 18, 2002 - Industry News

Wright Express Receives Maine Investors Award

Wright Express has received the Maine Investors Award in recognition of the company's ongoing commitment to improving the Maine economy

October 18, 2002 - Industry News

Sirius Reaches Accord On $1.2 Billion Recapitalization

Sirius Satellite Radio has announced an agreement with holders of more than $1 billion of its debt and preferred stock, to convert all of its $700 million of debt and its $525 million of preferred stock into common stock

October 17, 2002 - Industry News

International Truck Plans To Close Heavy Truck Assembly Plant

International Truck and Engine Corp. has announced it will close its Chatham, Ont. assembly plant early next summer

October 17, 2002 - Industry News

Knight Announces Higher Revenue And Income

Knight Transportation, Phoenix, Ariz., announced revenue and income from operations and net income for the quarter and nine months ended Sept. 30

October 17, 2002 - Industry News

Marten Transport Net Income Rises 14.9% On Record Revenue

Marten Transport, Mondovi, Wis., reported record revenue of $74.7 million for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, compared with $70.8 million in the same period last year

October 17, 2002 - Industry News

Landstar System Reports Record Revenue And Earnings

Landstar System, Jacksonville, Fla., reported 2002 record third quarter net income of $13.9 million, or $.83 per diluted share, compared to net income of $11.9 million, or $.70 per diluted share, in the 2001 third quarter

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