TopNews

25876  -  25900  of  35075

April 2, 2003 - Industry News

Manufacturing Slips in February

Nondurable goods orders and shipments dropped 1.4% in February from January according to a new report from the Department of Commerce.

Tags: Economy

April 2, 2003 - Industry News

Flying J, Petro, SmartStop Form a WiFi Alliance

Flying J Inc., a Utah-based corporation, SmartStop Wireless Solutions of Oregon and Petro Stopping Centers of El Paso, have announced the formation of a strategic alliance in wireless communications called the Travel Plaza Alliance Network.

April 1, 2003 - Industry News

Iowa 80 Truckstops Send Care Package to U.S. Troops

Iowa 80 Truckstop employees have collected hundreds of items to send to U.S. Armed Forces stationed in Iraq

April 1, 2003 - Industry News

Wright Express Issues Its 4 Millionth Card

Wright Express has issued its four millionth commercial charge card as it continues to solidify its position as a leading provider of fleet cards and fleet management services

April 1, 2003 - Industry News

March Manufacturing Index Falls Sharply

The March manufacturing index from the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) dropped to 46.2 in March from 50.5 in February over concerns about the impact of the war in Iraq.

Tags: Economy

March 31, 2003 - Industry News

McLeod Software Updates Fuel Surcharge

McLeod Software's fleet management software, LoadMaster Enterprise, provides a fuel surcharge function that automatically updates and calculates a carrier's fuel surcharge based on customer and shipping locations.

March 31, 2003 - Industry News

Oklahoma Pushing Fuel Tax Hikes

Legislation to increase fuel taxes in Oklahoma won approval from the Senate Transportation Committee late last month, and if approved by voters

March 31, 2003 - Industry News

Ryder Equips 5,500 Trucks With PrePass

Ryder System Inc. said it will equip 5,500 Dedicated Contract Carriage trucks and tractors with PrePass, giving its drivers the opportunity to bypass weigh stations

March 31, 2003 - Industry News

MATS 2003 Touted as a Major Success

Now that the dust has settled on the fairgrounds in Louisville, Ky., Exhibit Management Associates Inc. has proclaimed the 2003 Mid-America Trucking Show a resounding success

Tags: Events

March 31, 2003 - Industry News

Teamsters Ratify National Master Freight Agreement

A new five-year National Master Freight Agreement covering ABF Freight System, Roadway Express, USF Holland and Yellow Transportation has received an overwhelming ratification vote from the freight membership of the Teamsters.

March 31, 2003 - Industry News

Teletrac Launches Agent Sales Program

Teletrac Inc., of Garden Grove, Calif., has launched an independent agent sales program. Teletrac, a leading provider of metro and regional fleet location information systems is now authorizing independent agents

March 31, 2003 - Industry News

FMCSA Increases Safety Fines

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has made inflation adjustments to penalties for non-compliance with federal safety rules

March 28, 2003 - Industry News

Truckers Recognize Safest S.C. Fleets

The South Carolina Trucking Assn. presented Milliken and Co., a Spartanburg-based firm, with the industry's top safety award.

March 28, 2003 - Industry News

Security & Claims Experts Meeting in N.C.

Top trucking industry security and claims/loss prevention experts are meeting in Charlotte, N.C. today and Tuesday to discuss ways to tackle cargo security challenges and new homeland defense initiatives.

March 28, 2003 - Industry News

Con-Way Breaking Ground Wednesday for Georgia Service Center

Con-Way Southern Express (CSE), a regional less-than-truckload business-to-business freight carrier is expanding its freight handling capacity in the southwest Atlanta metropolitan area

March 28, 2003 - Industry News

February Income Rises, Spending Volume Falls

Personal income rose 0.3% in February, on track with the trend over the past year, but nervous consumers kept consumption spending unchanged while the volume of consumer purchases, after inflation, fell 0.4% due to soaring energy prices.

Tags: Economy

March 28, 2003 - Industry News

International Closing Truck Assembly Plant July 18

International Truck and Engine Corp. is closing its Chatham, Ontario assembly plant on July 18.

March 28, 2003 - Industry News

Five "Stars of the Road" Winners Announced

Five musical performers from the trucking industry were the big winners in the "Stars of the Road" talent search, which had its debut at the Mid-America Truck Show in Louisville last month

Tags: Events

March 27, 2003 - Industry News

Iowa 80 Truckstops Host Three Truckers Jamborees This Summer

All three Iowa 80 Group truckstops will be hosting Truckers Jamborees this summer

March 27, 2003 - Industry News

1,000 Truckstops to Get Internet Access This Year

IBM and Rocksteady will provide the infrastructure for Columbia Advanced Wireless (CAW) to offer high-speed wireless Internet access at more than 1,000 truck stops throughout the country within the year.

March 27, 2003 - Industry News

TMC Elects New Officers

The Technology and Maintenence Council elected Tom Newby general chairman at its 2003 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibit, March 11-14, in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla

March 27, 2003 - Industry News

Study Shows a Paucity of Parking for Truckers in Maine

A new study by Maine's Department of Transportation claims there aren't enough parking spaces in the south part of the state to accommodate long-haul truck drivers who need a rest

March 27, 2003 - Industry News

Con-Way LTL Carriers Win Canadian Security OK

The four less-than-truckload freight carriers of Con-Way Transportation Services Inc. an operating company of CNF Inc., have been approved by the Canadian Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA)

March 27, 2003 - Industry News

February Durable Goods Shipments, Orders Decline

February manufacturing shipments fell 1.6% and orders dropped 1.2% in a new Commerce Department report released Thursday

Tags: Economy

March 26, 2003 - Industry News

S&LPMC Announces 2003 Safety Contests

Great West Casualty Co. and the ATA Safety & Loss Prevention Management Council are once again gearing up to host the 2003 ATA Truck and Industrial Safety Contest

Newsletter

We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.

GotQuestions?
sponsored by
sponsor logo

ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik from Geotab will answer your questions and challenges

View All
GotQuestions?

Sleeper Cab Power

Steve Carlson from Xantrex will answer your questions and challenges

View All