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November 12, 2001 - Industry News

XM Radio Launches Nationwide

XM Satellite Radio has expanded its launch of the first U.S. digital satellite radio service nationwide

November 12, 2001 - Industry News

TMC 2002 Meeting To Offer Expanded Technical Program

"Racing Toward the Future" is the theme of the Technology & Maintenance Council's 2002 Annual Meeting and Transportation Equipment Exhibition, to be held March 5-8 at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla

Tags: Events

November 12, 2001 - Industry News

Truckers Inspected At Bay Area Bridges

The California Highway Patrol is doing random searches of commercial trucks heading to bridges in the San Francisco area

November 12, 2001 - Industry News

Mack Workers Build Seven Trucks For NYC

About 3,000 United Auto Workers members at Mack Trucks donated 6,000 hours to build seven Mack chassis to be donated to New York City police and firefighters

November 12, 2001 - Industry News

ATA Ad Praises Trucking In Wartime

“They’ll never bomb us out! Thanks to motor transport flexibility – and our superb network of roads – trucks will always get through!

November 12, 2001 - Industry News

Court Says Licenses, Insurance Costs Can be Deducted in the Year Paid

A U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that trucking companies may deduct state license and permit fees and prepaid insurance premiums as current expenses in the year they are paid

November 11, 2001 - Industry News

Tripmaster Adds New Wireless Communications Services

Tripmaster Corp., Arlington, Texas, announced several wireless initiatives

November 11, 2001 - Industry News

Canada Customs Wants Border Clearance Centers

A union official for Canadian customs workers wants the government to build five huge clearance centers at the border to process trucks

November 11, 2001 - Industry News

International To Transport Holiday Tree

An International 9900ix Pro-Sleeper, shown in front of a Schultz Equipment, will transport the U.S. Capitol Holiday Tree or "People's Tree" from Michigan to Washington D.C.

Schultz Equipment and Parts Company, an International dealer in Iron Mountain, Mich., will be the official transporter of this year's U.S. Capitol Holiday Tre

November 11, 2001 - Industry News

IDSC Adds Map Display To Expert Fuel

The latest release of Expert Fuel from Integrated Decision Support Corp. includes the map display of Netgraf

November 11, 2001 - Industry News

ATA Research Institute Sets Agenda

The American Trucking Associations has announced a research agenda it hopes will be seen as more credible instead of self-serving to trucking interests

November 11, 2001 - Industry News

Volvo Reorganizes North American Organization

Volvo Global Trucks has reorganized its North American operating units, Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America

November 9, 2001 - Industry News

Wholesale Prices Plunge, Trucking May See Some Benefits

Prices at the wholesale level in October fell by their largest amount in 12 years. The U.S. Labor Department reported today its Producer Price Index fell 1.6%, an unusually large decline, but this may translate into good news for trucking

Tags: Economy

November 8, 2001 - Industry News

UPS Looks At Hybrid Electric Delivery Truck

On-road testing of what UPS says is the industry’s first hybrid electric delivery truck is scheduled to be finished in February

November 8, 2001 - Industry News

TMI Offering Mailroom Safety Seminar Online

TMI, the company that operates TripPak Express and TripPak Online, has scheduled an educational seminar for industry executives interested in understanding the basic action steps they should take to help ensure safety in the mailroom

November 8, 2001 - Industry News

Louisiana Eyes Fuel Tax, Truck Fees

Louisiana transportation department officials have their eye on higher fuel taxes and truck registration fees to help pay for road construction projects

November 8, 2001 - Industry News

EEOC Settles Sex Discrimination Lawsuit Against Trucking Company

A trucking company that fired a female trucker when her husband resigned must pay the woman $80,000 in a settlement with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

November 8, 2001 - Industry News

Maddocks to Deliver TruckMate Training Online

Maddocks Systems, the developers of TruckMate for Windows trucking software, will now offer online interactive training for the software online

November 8, 2001 - Industry News

AmeriQuest Launches Food Fleet Web Portal

Transportation technology provider AmeriQuest of Cherry Hill, N.J., in cooperation with two food distribution organizations, has launched the Food FleetXchange transportation internet portal

November 8, 2001 - Industry News

RSPA Extends Deadline to Submit Innovative Security Technologies

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Research and Special Programs Administration has extended the deadline for submitting papers on activities that would improve the security or reduce the vulnerability of transportation service

November 7, 2001 - Industry News

Sales At Wholesale Level Drop Along With Inventories

The latest figures show sales at the wholesale level dropped during September while inventories eased a bit

Tags: Economy

November 7, 2001 - Industry News

TIP Uses Technology To Streamline Inspection Process

Transport International Pool is using handheld computers and digital cameras for a more reliable, efficient and standardized trailer inspection process

November 7, 2001 - Industry News

GPS-Based Security System Being Developed

Toronto-based Paradigm Advanced Technologies is developing a highly sensitive GPS-based security product called SecurTrac

November 7, 2001 - Industry News

Georgia Port Truckers Angry About Repair Edict

Intermodal container haulers at the Port of Savannah, Ga., aren't happy about being told they can't do minor fixes on container chassis before taking them on the road

Tags: Intermodal

November 7, 2001 - Industry News

Accuride Sales Down

Accuride Corp. reported third quarter net sales of $77.7 million compared to $104.4 million for the third quarter of 2000

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