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July 8, 2002 - Industry News

Want Shore Power?

A coalition of companies has put together a web site, www.plug-into-shorepower.com, to educate and collect information on truckstop electrification

July 8, 2002 - Industry News

ICG Commerce and Logistics.com Partner

Logistics.com and ICG Commerce announced a strategic partnership where ICG Commerce will use Logistics.com's OptiBid transportation sourcing technology to help its customers source optimal worldwide, multi-modal transportation contracts

July 8, 2002 - Industry News

RUAN Celebrates 70 Years

On July 4, 1932, John Ruan started what would become RUAN Transportation Management Systems with a single used truck and a load of gravel

July 8, 2002 - Industry News

Con-Way Expands Next-Day and Second-Day Lanes

Con-Way Transportation Services announced the addition of next-day and second-day delivery service to over 6,000 small, medium and large cities and towns

July 8, 2002 - Industry News

D&D Instruments Acquires Expello, Stark Lines

D&D Instruments, a Minneapolis-based gauge company, has bought the rights to the Expello/Stark air system product group from Horton

July 8, 2002 - Industry News

Cat Introduces Fleet Edition Of Pocket Technician

Since its introduction last spring, Caterpillar’s Pocket Technician has helped drivers improve fuel mileage and truck performance by monitoring truck engine functions and driving style. Now, fleets can do the same and more, with a specialized fleet editio

July 8, 2002 - Industry News

TravelCenters of America Marks 30 Years

In 1972, TravelCenters of America was just a small regional chain of six truckstops known as Truckstops of America. Today, as it celebrates its 30th anniversary, TA has 151 locations

July 8, 2002 - Industry News

Tennessee Open For Business

A partial shutdown of Tennessee government functions, including licensing offices, is over

July 8, 2002 - Industry News

Pilot Project To Track Hazmat Trucks At Border

Federal officials have awarded a grant to develop and test a database system to identify and track trucks at the U.S.-Canadian border between Detroit and Windsor

July 8, 2002 - Industry News

Connecticut Truckers Rocked By Diesel Tax Hike

Truckers in Connecticut are upset about a large increase in the state’s diesel fuel tax. Many states have been looking to fuel tax revenues to help shore up ailing transportation budgets in the face of a lackluster economy, but Connecticut’s 44-percent increase takes the cake

July 8, 2002 - Industry News

Navistar Gets Injunction Against Strikers

Navistar International has obtained a permanent injunction limiting striking workers numbers outside its plant in Chatham, Ontario

July 3, 2002 - Industry News

Averitt Web Application To Streamline Documentation For Shippers

Averitt Express, Cookeville, Tenn., has added a new online application known as "Ship Plus" that will help shippers streamline their LTL shipment documentation processes

July 3, 2002 - Industry News

Old Dominion Announces Rate Increase

Another less-than-truckload carrier has announced a rate increase

July 3, 2002 - Industry News

DFC Transportation Sues Former Officers

DFC Transportation Co., formerly a subsidiary of Dean Foods, has filed suit against former officers alleging unfair competition

July 3, 2002 - Industry News

Consolidated Freightways Streamlines Management Structure

Freightways Corporation is reorganizing its executive structure to help in its turnaround efforts

July 3, 2002 - Industry News

Groups Sue To Reduce Hazmat Fees

The American Trucking Associations and 16 other organizations are asking a court to force the Department of Transportation's Research and Special Programs Administration to reduce its hazmat registration fees

July 3, 2002 - Industry News

Canada, Quebec Contribute $75.2 Million For Border Improvements

The governments of Canada and Quebec announced a cost-sharing agreement for a $75.2 million project to develop the corridor along Highway 15 to the Lacolle-Champlain border crossing, which is the most important trade corridor between Quebec and New York State

July 3, 2002 - Industry News

Date Nears For World's Largest Truck Convoy

Organizers of the World’s Largest Truck Convoy say they are “way ahead in trucks and money” this year as they gear up to set another world record July 20

Tags: Events

July 3, 2002 - Industry News

Caterpillar Challenges Cummins October ’02 Certification

Among the host of legal challenges related to the October 2002 emissions standards, Caterpillar has filed a petition to overturn the EPA’s certification of Cummins’ ISX engine

July 2, 2002 - Industry News

International Sues Caterpillar Over ’02 Engine Prices

International Truck and Engine Corp. has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Caterpillar Inc., accusing the engine maker of breaking a contract limiting the price increase of new engines that will meet October 2002 emissions standards

July 2, 2002 - Industry News

FHWA Releases Report on Truck Parking Shortage

The Federal Highway Administration released its long-awaited report on truck parking, concluding that while there was a parking shortage in 12 states, nationwide, truck parking is “more than adequate.

July 2, 2002 - Industry News

ATA, TCA Agree on Terms

Leaders of American Trucking Associations and the Truckload Carriers Association have come to terms on an affiliation agreement

July 2, 2002 - Industry News

Pilot, TripPak Express Reconcile

Pilot Travel Centers and Truckload Management Inc. have reached an agreement that keeps TMI’s TripPak Express drop boxes at Pilot’s facilities

July 2, 2002 - Industry News

West Coast Ports Operating "Day-By-Day"

Truckers who haul freight out of the nation’s West Coast ports can breath a little easier, at least one day at a time

Tags: Intermodal

July 2, 2002 - Industry News

Tennessee: Sorry, We're Closed

Much of the state of Tennessee remains closed for business

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