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March 10, 2003 - Industry News

Qualcomm Introduces Updates at TCA Convention

Qualcomm Inc., a mobile communications leader for the transportation industry, announced several new technologies for its fleet management solutions at the Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA) 65th annual convention in Orlando, Fla.

March 6, 2003 - Industry News

USF Bestway Opens New Terminal in Austin

USF Bestway Inc., a regional carrier unit of USFreightways Corp., has relocated to a larger facility in Austin, Texas.

March 6, 2003 - Industry News

Volvo Trucks' Drive The Future Tour Returns for Spring 2003

Professional drivers across the United States and Canada will again have the opportunity to test-drive the new Volvo VN, as the Drive the Future tour hits the road this spring, courtesy of Volvo Trucks North America Inc

Tags: Events

March 6, 2003 - Industry News

Army Unveils Class 8 Truck With Fuel Cell Power Unit

The United States Army introduced a Class 8 Freightliner truck with a prototype liquid-fueled, roadworthy fuel cell auxiliary power unit (APU) at the Society of Automotive Engineers 2003 World Congress in Detroit last week.

March 6, 2003 - Industry News

OrderPro, ITRI in Marketing Alliance

OrderPro Logistics Inc., a Tucson-based provider of transportation and logistics software systems and fully integrated third-party logistics (3PL) solutions, has signed an agreement with International Transportation Resources (ITRI).

March 6, 2003 - Industry News

Prime, P.A.M. Sign With Pegasus TransTech

Prime Inc. and P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. have signed on to Transflo Express, the truckstop scanning service from Pegasus TransTech.

March 6, 2003 - Industry News

Michelin Laying Off 130 at S.C. Plant

Michelin will be laying off about 130 workers at its tire cord plant in Winnsboro, S.C. in two months

March 6, 2003 - Industry News

DOTAuthority.com Launches Truckers Forum

DOTAuthority.com has launched a new Truckers Forum at its web site www.dotauthority.com .

March 5, 2003 - Industry News

Michelin Goes With Palm Tungsten T Handhelds

Palm Inc. has announced that Michelin North Americas Inc. has purchased more than 500 Palm Tungsten T handhelds for its commercial fleet sales force

March 5, 2003 - Industry News

International Names Waters Dealer of the Year

Mike Waters, of Waters Truck & Tractor Co. Inc., Columbus, Miss., was recently named 2002 International Dealer of the Year.

March 5, 2003 - Industry News

Day of Prayer for Truckers is March 20

The Fourth Annual National Day of Prayer will be observed on March 20 at the Mid-America Truck Show in Louisville, Ky.

Tags: Events

March 5, 2003 - Industry News

Global 2-Way Adds 50 Fleets to Its System

Global 2-Way, provider of commercial two-way VHF/UHF radio systems, has signed nearly 50 fleets to the Global T-Fleet system since its September 2002 introduction

March 5, 2003 - Industry News

Quality Carriers Adds New Affiliate

Quality Carriers, the Tampa-based transportation subsidiary of Quality Distribution LLC, has added Eaton's Trucking Service, Johnstown, N.Y., to its affiliate partner program.

March 5, 2003 - Industry News

Schneider National to Add 200 New Jobs

Schneider National Inc. is seeking candidates in eastern Ohio, western Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia to fill 200 new regional driver positions

March 4, 2003 - Industry News

Sirius Stockholders OK $1.2 Billion Recapitalization

Sirius, a satellite radio broadcaster, says its stockholders have overwhelmingly approved the company's proposed recapitalization.

March 4, 2003 - Industry News

Caterpillar Cites Solid Results Despite Market

Despite some of the weakest markets in a decade, geopolitical uncertainty and a sluggish global economic recovery, Caterpillar delivered solid financial results in 2002, the company announced.

March 4, 2003 - Industry News

Lowe's Lauds Schneider National Service

Schneider National Inc., a transportation and logistics services provider and one of North America's largest truckload carriers, has received the "Outstanding Carrier Award for Store Direct Delivery"

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Anderson Trucking Wins Safety Award

Anderson Trucking Service Inc. has received a Platinum Award for Safety and Operational Excellence by Great West Risk Management, during a ceremony at the ATS corporate offices in St. Cloud, Minn.

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Mid-America's Expedited Trucking InfoCenter Expanded

Due to its success in its first appearance at the Mid-America Trucking Show 2002, the Expedited Trucking InfoCenter will be expanding from a 500-square-foot area to more than 3,500 square feet.

Tags: Events

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Economic Reports Show Mixed Results

Personal income and construction spending are on the rise, manufacturing is slowly expanding while consumer spending is down according to different economic reports released Monday

Tags: Economy

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Firm Seeks Acquisition of Xcalibur Xpress

National Management Consulting Inc. has entered into a letter of intent with Transportation Logistics Int'l Inc. to acquire Xcalibur Xpress Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Transportation Logistics, in exchange for a combination of stock and notes.

Tags: Intermodal

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Investors Confirm CF Buy Won't Happen

A group of investors from Fort Worth, Texas, who were trying to buy Consolidated Freightways out of bankruptcy and breathe life into the company have called it quits

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Rand McNally's MileMaker Celebrates 2 Decades

Before computers were invented and 18-wheel trucks hit the road, Rand McNally was laying the groundwork for MileMaker software. Since its introduction in electronic format in 1982, MileMaker has remained the industry standard software for routing and rating products by evolving with the changing needs of the commercial trucking market.

Tags: Highways

February 28, 2003 - Industry News

Training Magazine Names J.B. Hunt Among Tops

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., one of the largest transportation logistics providers in North America, has been named to the Training Top 100 ranking as determined each year by Training magazine.

February 28, 2003 - Industry News

Harsh Weather Impacts SCS Transportation Earnings

SCS Transportation Inc. says earnings for the quarter ending March 31, 2003, are expected to be below the $.10 to $.14 per share guidance previously announced on Jan. 24

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