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December 10, 2001 - Industry News

Celadon Changes Name Of Canadian Trucking Operation

Celadon Group, Indianapolis, has changed the name of its Canadian trucking operations to Celadon Canada Inc. from Gerth Transport Ltd

December 10, 2001 - Industry News

Port Security Under Scrutiny

Truckers who haul containers in and out of the nation's ports may face increased headaches as a result of tighter security measures, including criminal background checks and identification cards

Tags: Intermodal

December 7, 2001 - Industry News

Canada Launches Border E-Clearance Program

Trucks carrying low-risk goods entering Canada from the United States can now participate in an electronic pre-clearance program

December 7, 2001 - Industry News

Maddocks Offers Online eTrucking Capabilities

Canadian-based trucking software provider Maddocks Systems has introduced TruckMate for the Web, which will offer customers access to key information online and integrates with its TruckMate for Windows software

December 7, 2001 - Industry News

Burlington Motor Carriers Executives Want To Buy Company

A group of senior executives at Burlington Motor Carriers, Daleville, Ind., plan to make a bid to buy the company

December 7, 2001 - Industry News

Driver Pay Increases Fail To Keep Up With Inflation

Driver pay in the third quarter increased at an annualized rate of 1.4 percent, according to the National Survey of Driver Wages, a rate that did not keep up with inflation for the first time in nearly six years

December 7, 2001 - Industry News

Latest Economic News Mixed, Consumers Upbeat

The latest economic news is better in some areas and worse in others, while consumers don’t seem to be that worried about the state of the economy

Tags: Economy

December 6, 2001 - Industry News

International's Keate Heads Up Heavy Duty Dialogue

Steve Keate, truck group president of International Truck & Engine, heads the slate of speakers examining the forces driving change in the heavy duty industry at Heavy Duty Dialogue 2002, Feb. 11-12 in Atlanta

Tags: Events

December 6, 2001 - Industry News

Security Takes Center Stage

As the federal government tightens security in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, trucking companies are facing new laws and regulations that require new ways of doing business

December 6, 2001 - Industry News

GE Capital Fleet Services To Offer @Track

@Track Communications subsidiary Minorplanet Systems USA Ltd. has teamed up with GE Capital Fleet Services to market the company's Vehicle Management Information solution to commercial customers leasing vehicles from GE Capital Fleet Services

December 6, 2001 - Industry News

Tennessee Fleet Selects Aether MobileMax2

East West Motor Freight, a truckload carrier based in Selmer, Tenn., has selected Aether MobileMax2, Aether's wireless communications system, for its fleet

December 6, 2001 - Industry News

Jacobs Reorganizes To Meet Global Trends

Jacobs Vehicles Systems, best known for the Jake Brake engine retarder, has reorganized to better address global trends such as industry consolidation

December 6, 2001 - Industry News

Drivers Worship At Terrell Rip Griffin

In 1989 when the Rip Griffin Travel Center in Terrell, Texas, opened, worship services were held by small groups in the drivers' lounge. Over the next few years, the driver's lounge became too small to hold

December 6, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Historical Society Moves

The American Truck Historical Society has moved its headquarters to Kansas City, Mo., from its previous home in Birmingham, Ala

December 5, 2001 - Industry News

How Carriers Cope With Recruiting In Recession

With freight demand down, the driver shortage has lessened. Heavy Duty Trucking's December issue reports that the need for good drivers is still there, and carriers are taking advantage of the situation to improve the quality of their drivers

December 5, 2001 - Industry News

CNF Combines Subsidiaries To Form Menlo Worldwide

CNF Inc., Palo Alto, Calif., is combining its Menlo Logistics, Emery Worldwide and Vector SCM operations to form Menlo Worldwide

December 5, 2001 - Industry News

Improvements On The Way For New York Border Crossing

Canadian and U.S. officials have pledged to upgrade the New York/Quebec border crossing

December 5, 2001 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Bill Calls For Fingerprinting Truckers

A package of anti-terrorism measures passed by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives would target trucking security by requiring truck drivers hauling hazardous materials to be fingerprinte

December 5, 2001 - Industry News

Interview: FMCSA Chief Joe Clapp Wants Performance

For Joe Clapp, chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, safety comes down to a personal commitment. People need to move “beyond compliance to performance,” he said this week in his first interview since becoming FMCSA Administrator in early October

December 5, 2001 - Industry News

FHWA Recognizes Outstanding Traffic Websites

The Federal Highway Administration has announced the first winners of its new national awards for traffic information website

December 5, 2001 - Industry News

West Brothers Sell LTL Division

West Brothers Transfer and Storage, H&S Divisions, a 55-year-old North Carolina-based trucking company, is selling its LTL division to Milan Express of Milan, Tenn

December 5, 2001 - Industry News

TracNet Offers Mobile High-Speed Internet Service Via DirecPC

High-speed mobile access to the Internet is offered by the new TracNet Mobile Internet Server from KVH Industries

December 5, 2001 - Industry News

Ford, Caterpillar Announce Logistics Software Alliance

Ford Motor Co. and Caterpillar Inc. announced a software alliance to develop a world-class logistics information system to speed the delivery of service repair parts

December 4, 2001 - Industry News

California Governor Pushes For Speedier Border Crossings

As California Gov. Gray Davis met with Mexican President Vicente Fox Monday, Davis called for speedier crossings at the border between California and Mexico

December 4, 2001 - Industry News

ETechnician Offers More Access To RoadRelay

Nexiq's eTechnician enables wireless access to Cummins' RoadRelay engine and vehicle electronic systems monitor

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