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November 8, 2002 - Industry News

TravelCenters of America, TripPak Express Reach Accord

TravelCenters of America (TA) has reached agreement with TMI, the parent company of TripPak Express and TripPak Online document management services, to expand drop box placements and promote the benefits of the service used by more than 700 fleets.

November 8, 2002 - Industry News

Kenworth, Allison Extend Program Offering Transmission Discounts

Kenworth and Allison Transmission are extending the Allison Construction Program available through participating Kenworth dealers in the U.S. and Canada

November 8, 2002 - Industry News

Commercial Truck Inspection Demo Tuesday In N.J.

A free roadability seminar and Level 1 roadside inspection demonstration is scheduled at 10 a.m. Tuesday by the Assn. of Bi-State Motor Carriers Inc. at 118 Export St., Port Newark.

November 7, 2002 - Industry News

Shippers Divert Cargo, Increase Stocks Against More Port Shutdowns

U.S. shippers, uncertain over timely settlement of the West Coast ports dispute, are making contingency plans against additional service disruptions

Tags: Intermodal

November 7, 2002 - Industry News

Houston-Galveston Freeways Picking Up Speed

The Texas highway department will start changing speed limit signs along Houston-area freeways within the week, officially ending the much maligned, politically unpopular 55-mph speed limit

Tags: Highways

November 7, 2002 - Industry News

Sales At The Wholesale Level Increase Slightly

Sales at the wholesale level posted a slight increase in September, while worker productivity increased during the third quarter of the year

Tags: Economy

November 6, 2002 - Industry News

Eaton Completes Purchase Of Boston Weatherhead From Dana

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corp., Cleveland, Ohio, has completed its previously announced acquisition of the Boston Weatherhead division of Dana Corp. for a purchase price of $130 million.

November 6, 2002 - Industry News

Cummins Announces Revolving Credit Accord

Cummins Inc. has announced that it has executed a new three-year revolving credit agreement with a group of banks led by J.P. Morgan and Citigroup.

November 6, 2002 - Industry News

Economic Plans To Change With New Congress

With Republicans regaining control of both houses of Congress following Tuesday's elections, look for changes in both short-term and long-term economic plans, said Newport Communications Senior Economist Jim Haughey.

Tags: Economy

November 6, 2002 - Industry News

Federal Reserve Lowers Key Interest Rate Again

Federal Reserve policy makers on Wednesday took the step of cutting interest rates even further to help spur the U.S. economy, but some say the move is a dangerous bet

Tags: Economy

November 6, 2002 - Industry News

Averitt Express Opens New Service Center In St. Louis

Averitt Express, one of the nation's leading freight transportation and logistics providers, has opened a new 23,000 square foot service center at 13923 Saint Charles Rock Road in St. Louis

November 6, 2002 - Industry News

Trucking Firms Win State Fee Fight at U.S. Supreme Court

Yellow Corp. and the U.S. trucking industry won a Supreme Court battle over the fees that states may impose after the justices ruled that Michigan was charging too much for some trucks

November 6, 2002 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Reports Sales Increase For Fourth Quarter

ArvinMeritor Inc. has reported sales of $1.7 billion and net income of $41 million, or $0.61 per diluted share, for its fourth fiscal quarter ended Sept. 30, 2002.

November 5, 2002 - Industry News

CVSA Backs Proposed New Industry Registration Plan

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is supporting a uniform commercial vehicle registration in all states as proposed in an agreement reached recently by the trucking industry -- both private and for-hire motor carriers

November 4, 2002 - Industry News

Orders And Shipments Of Manufactured Goods Fall

New orders and shipments of manufactured goods fell for a second consecutive month in September -- the third decrease in the past four months

Tags: Economy

November 4, 2002 - Industry News

UAW Files Unfair Labor Practice Charge Against Peterbilt

The United Auto Workers announced Monday that the union has filed unfair labor practice charges against Peterbilt Motors

November 4, 2002 - Industry News

Kenworth Suede Jackets Given Away In Contest

Kenworth PremierCare Parts & Service has announced a drawing in which 50 Kenworth suede jackets will be given away

November 4, 2002 - Industry News

IRP Adopts Stricter Base State Rules for Carriers

Starting Oct. 1, 2003, carriers will need a physical structure and an employee at that structure to establish a home base for purposes of vehicle registration

November 4, 2002 - Industry News

Mack Truck Production Ends Friday AT S.C. Plant; 670 Jobs Eliminated

Mack's Winnsboro, S.C., plant is being closed down on Friday, according to the Allentown Morning Call,resulting in the layoff of about 670 workers

November 4, 2002 - Industry News

Con-Way LTL Components Win Safety Awards From AMA

Led by Con-Way Southern Express (CSE), all three less-than-truckload operating units of Con-Way Transportation Services Inc., a subsidiary of CNF Inc., have received safety awards from the American Trucking Associations

November 4, 2002 - Industry News

Cummins Adding 140 Workers At Columbus Engine Plant

Cummins Inc. plans to immediately add 140 positions at its Columbus, Ind. engine plant

November 4, 2002 - Industry News

Global 2-Way Launches Global T-Fleet

Mobile communications provider Global 2-Way, Marco Island, Fla., has announced commercial availability and pricing for the Global T-Fleet system, a nationwide messaging and tracking system

November 4, 2002 - Industry News

Aether Systems Offer Proximity Alert For MobileMax

Mobile communications provider Aether Systems, Owings Mills, Md., has introduced Proximity Alert, an enhancement to its MobileMax Multi-Mode system

November 1, 2002 - Industry News

P.A.M. Transportation Reports Increased Earnings

P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. of Tontitown, Ark., has reported net income of $3,957,465 or diluted and basic earnings per share of $.35 for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2002

November 1, 2002 - Industry News

ALK Technologies Releases CoPilot Truck 2003

ALK Technologies Inc. of Orlando, Fla., has announced the release of CoPilot Truck 2003, a second generation of the laptop-based GPS system for truck drivers.

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