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December 3, 2001 - Industry News

Dana Reorganizes

Dana Corp., Toledo, Ohio, announced organizational changes and more information on previously announced restructuring plans during an analyst conference last week

December 3, 2001 - Industry News

GE Capital Fleet Services Receives CIO Web Business 50 Award

GE Capital Fleet Services has been named a winner of the prestigious CIO Web Business 50 Award from IDG's CIO magazine

December 3, 2001 - Industry News

May Trucking To Go Paperless with TripPak Online

May Trucking Company has opted for TMI's TripPak Online Enterprise software solution

December 3, 2001 - Industry News

Manufacturing Still Declining, But Not As Fast

Manufacturing activity in the United States is still in a decline, but at least the drop is not as fast

Tags: Economy

November 30, 2001 - Industry News

NY Governor Wants Faster Border Crossings

New York Gov. George Pataki wants to see smoother, faster truck crossings at the Canadian border. According to The Buffalo (N.Y.) News, during remarks at the Buffalo Club last week, Pataki said, "We believe there are major steps that can make border crossings freer and safer, and enhance security for both Canada and the U.S.

November 30, 2001 - Industry News

Malone And 3i Become CRST Flatbed

CRST subsidiaries Malone Freight Lines and 3i are getting a new name: CRST Flatbed

November 30, 2001 - Industry News

Carrier Transicold Unveils Revamped Home Page

Carrier Transicold's redesigned homepage has a new address on the World Wide Web: www.trucktrailer.carrier.com.

November 30, 2001 - Industry News

ABF Web Site Honored

ABF Freight System, Fort Smith, Ark., has again been named a Web Business 50 Award winner, placing www.abf.com among the best 50 of all web sites

November 30, 2001 - Industry News

Freightliner Looking To Renegotiate Fixed Buy-Back Deals

Freightliner is trying to renegotiate existing sales contracts that guarantee a vehicle's value at trade-in

November 30, 2001 - Industry News

Congress Rejects Proposal to Commercialize Rest Areas

A provision in the transportation appropriations bill that would have allowed California to experiment with public/private partnerships at rest areas has died

Tags: Highways

November 30, 2001 - Industry News

Layoffs At International

International Truck and Engine Corp., Chicago, will halt one of its two production lines at its Springfield, Ohio, plant for one week

November 30, 2001 - Industry News

Movers Support Mandatory Guidelines for Drug Testing

Steps must be taken to prevent the potential tampering of urine drug tests by truck drivers, the American Moving and Storage Association told the Department of Health and Human Services

November 30, 2001 - Industry News

FuelMAX Marketers Settle FTC Charges

The marketers of the Super FuelMAX fuel-line magnet, advertised as providing dramatic fuel-saving and emissions-reducing benefits for any auto or truck engine, have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that their claims were unsubstantiated

November 30, 2001 - Industry News

U.S. House Passes Mexican Truck Measure

Barely two days after Congressional leaders on Capitol Hill announced they had reached a compromise with the Bush administration over legislation affecting Mexican trucks, the U.S House has approved the measure

November 30, 2001 - Industry News

GDP Posts Bigger Drop Than First Thought

The latest word on the economy is that it’s shrinking faster than originally thought

Tags: Economy

November 29, 2001 - Industry News

States Respond To ATA Truck Parking

Contrary to popular belief, many states are concerned about a lack of truck parking, and are working to do something about it

November 29, 2001 - Industry News

Infrared Brake Inspections Proposed In New Jersey

A New Jersey bill calls for the use of technology that uses heat-sensitive infrared cameras to spot problems with brakes, tires and exhaust systems on trucks

November 29, 2001 - Industry News

When Employees Are Called To Military Service

With the recent callup of military reserves, the question of employers' legal obligations to those employees is a common one

November 29, 2001 - Industry News

Allied Holdings Sees Light At End Of Tunnel

It looks like a turnaround specialist heading up auto hauler Allied Holdings may be succeeding in pulling the company out of a four-year slump

November 29, 2001 - Industry News

Wise Foods To Use Velant Route Optimization

Velant Inc., a provider of transportation planning solutions, will provide optimized route plans for the Atlanta-based truck fleet of snack food company Wise Foods

November 29, 2001 - Industry News

Heartland Express Strategy Pays Off

Before the economic downturn, Heartland Express in Coralville, Iowa, was taking a beating on Wall Street. Its stock wasn't popular because analysts thought the company should expand. But founder Russell Gerdin's conservative approach now makes him the envy of man

November 29, 2001 - Industry News

Study Details Leasing Trends

Consolidation in the truck leasing industry has opened the door for new firms to enter, as the truck finance/lease market accounts for 9 percent of the Class 2 through Class 8 registrations

Tags: Economy

November 29, 2001 - Industry News

Merritt Applications Launches eFleetManager

Software developer Merritt Applications has launched a new web-based driver safety technology, eFleetManager

November 29, 2001 - Industry News

Kenworth Recalls Trucks For Defrosting Problems

More than 2,600 Kenworth heavy trucks have been recalled for possible problems with the defrosting system

November 29, 2001 - Industry News

Durable Goods Orders & Shipments Increase

Orders for durable goods skyrocketed in October, while shipments showed a nice increase as well

Tags: Economy

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