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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.

November 1, 2002 - Industry News

Jevic Transportation Rewards Safe Drivers -- To The Tune of $760,000

When Jevic Transportation Inc. recognizes its safe drivers, it does it in a big way. In its continuing initiative to promote safe driving, the Delanco, N.J.-based trucking company recently awarded annual safety bonuses to more than 1,000 of its professional drivers -- awards totaling $759,783.35.

November 1, 2002 - Industry News

President Signs Bill To Create Ports-To-Plans Commercial Corridor

President Bush has signed legislation designating the Ports-to-Plains commercial corridor, an effort to create a four-lane highway route through Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Colorado

Tags: Highways

October 31, 2002 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Selling Off-Highway Axle Business

ArvinMeritor Inc. announced it has reached an agreement for the sale of its off-highway axle business, which principally manufactures planetary axles for off-road applications, to AxleTech International

October 31, 2002 - Industry News

USFreightways Completes Freight Forwarding Agreement

USFreightways Corp. announced it has successfully completed the previously announced transaction with GPS Logistics, LLC and Seko Worldwide Acquisition LLC

October 31, 2002 - Industry News

Cargo Theft, Terrorism Topic of Washington Forum Next Month

More than 130 senior executives from the government, shippers and the transportation industry are scheduled to attend the Cargo Security Forum 2002

Tags: Events

October 31, 2002 - Industry News

Old Dominion Freight Opening Service Center

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. will open a new service center in Salt Lake City, Utah,

October 31, 2002 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler Firing 675 Workers; Temporarily Shutting Down 2 Plants

DaimlerChrysler AG's Freightliner unit, one of the world's biggest heavy-truck makers, will fire about 675 workers and shut two plants for eight day

October 31, 2002 - Industry News

GDP Expands 3.1% During Third Quarter

The U.S. economy expanded further during the third quarter of the year, but not as much as some analysts were hoping

Tags: Economy

October 30, 2002 - Industry News

Williams Signs Accord To Sell Its 60 Travel Centers

Williams announced Wednesday it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its retail travel center operations for about $190 million cash, including fuel inventory, merchandise and supplies

October 30, 2002 - Industry News

Goodyear Tire's Net Income More Than Triples

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has reported net income of $33.7 million (20 cents per share) for the third quarter of 2002

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