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September 17, 2002 - Industry News

ATA Management Conference Scheduled Oct. 27-30

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is kicking off a yearlong celebration commemorating its own 70th birthday and the 100th anniversary of the trucking industry at their Management Conference & Exhibition, set for Oct. 27-30 in Orlando, Fla.

September 17, 2002 - Industry News

Manufacturing Slips 0.1% in August

Manufacturing production fell 0.1% in August but the Federal Reserve Board revised its July estimate from no change to a 0.3% increase

Tags: Economy

September 16, 2002 - Industry News

Safety From Truckers' View Stressed In Tennessee Program

A Tennessee Department of Safety promotion called the "No Zone" program, aims to teach drivers of passenger vehicles how to stay out of a trucker's blind spots.

September 16, 2002 - Industry News

Delaware bridge toll hike challenged

Plans to more than quadruple some Delaware River bridge tolls by the end of the year will put northeastern Pennsylvania at a competitive disadvantage and hurt consumers and businesses alike,

Tags: Highways

September 16, 2002 - Industry News

Peterbilt Of Wyoming Opens Three Locations

Three new locations have been added to the Peterbilt dealership network with the opening of Peterbilt of Wyoming, Peterbilt Motors Co. has announced

September 16, 2002 - Industry News

Nation's Inventories Continue To Climb

The Commerce Department announced Monday that the nation's businesses added to their inventories in July, stockpiling goods for a third consecutive month.

Tags: Economy

September 13, 2002 - Industry News

Retail sales strong, inflation unchanged for August

August proved to be a good month for consumer spending, and inflation held steady at the wholesale level, according to a pair of economic reports released Friday in Washington.

Tags: Economy

September 12, 2002 - Industry News

Tire Tracking: How Much Is Enough?

Tires cost money -- lots of it. So tires should be monitored and maintained for optimum usage. Computer software has made the possible for virtually any size fleet. But just how far should that monitoring go

September 12, 2002 - Industry News

Class 8 Specs: A New Ball Game

In just a couple of weeks, it appears we are headed into yet another new era of how commercial trucks and trailers are going to be specified, thanks to the Oct. 1 emissions standards and the economy

September 12, 2002 - Industry News

Nasdaq Cites Consolidated's Listing Deficiencies

Consolidated Freightways Corp. said Thursday it has been advised by the Nasdaq Listing Qualifications Department that the company fails to comply with the stockholders equity requirements for continued listing on The Nasdaq Stock Market

September 12, 2002 - Industry News

<I>Post</i> Grades Transportation Security

Trains, trucks and buses got good grades for homeland security from The Washington Post, but ports, bridges and tunnels didn?t fare so well in the paper?s one-year anniversary coverage of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks

September 12, 2002 - Industry News

Petroleum Fuels Rise in August Import Prices

Import prices in the United States rose in August, boosted primarily by higher prices for imported petroleum

Tags: Economy

September 12, 2002 - Industry News

Consolidated Drivers Get Paychecks

US Bank officials said a computer glitch that prevented former workers of Consolidated Freightways from cashing their paychecks has been corrected

September 11, 2002 - Industry News

H&W Troubles Mount

A 75-year-old Iowa motor carrier that filed for bankruptcy protection in June could be forced to liquidate

September 11, 2002 - Industry News

New Jersey Governor Calls For Cell Phone Ban

New Jersey’s governor wants his state to become the second to outlaw the use of handheld mobile phones while driving

September 11, 2002 - Industry News

Trucking School: CF Closure Won't Ease Driver Shortage

You would think that last week's news of the demise of Consolidated Freightways would ease some of the driver shortage pressure in the trucking industry,

September 11, 2002 - Industry News

Trucker Fights Indiana Fuel Tax

Commercial truck owners -- backed by a trade association -- are challenging Indiana's fuel tax

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

Carriers, Shippers Commemorate 9/11

The Truckload Carriers Association and the National Industrial Transportation League announced that many of their members will suspend regular business Wednesday for 15 minutes starting at 8:45 a.m. in commemoration of the 9/11 terrorist attacks

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

ATA Testimony Pushes Highway Improvement

Congress needs to pay more attention to the nation’s highway infrastructure and improving the productivity of the trucking industry, including the possibility of truck-only highways that would accommodate longer, heavier trucks. That was the message of Michael Wickham, Roadway chairman and CEO

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

Velant Gets Second Round Of Funding

Atlanta-based Velant Inc., a provider of transportation planning solutions, today announced that it has closed a $10 million second round of venture capital funding

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Turnpike Now Included In DAT Network

TransCore has expanded its Truckstop Network to travel plazas along the Pennsylvania Turnpike, marking the first time TransCore's DAT load and information monitors will be available in non-truckstop locations

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

Terion Gets Additional Funding

Terion Inc., Plano, Texas, has completed its reorganization with the help of an extra $10.8 million in funding

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

TCA Independent Contractor Division To Meet

The Truckload Carriers Assn.’s Independent Contractor Division will convene for its annual meeting in Dallas Sept. 24-25

Tags: Events

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

Averitt Express Opens Tampa Service Center

Averitt Express, Cookeville, Tenn., has opened a 40,000-square-foot service center in Tampa, Fla

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

AirIQ, Delphi To Develop Telematics Interface

AirIQ, the Ontario company known for its wireless communications and equipment tracking products, and electronics giant Delphi said they will jointly develop a a standard interface for telematics devices in cars and trucks

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