January 25, 2001 - Industry News
Of all the tools of governance, the one that has the most impact on the quality of peoples' lives is transportation.
That, said Norman Y. Mineta, is why he accepted President Bush’s invitation to serve as Secretary of Transportation
January 24, 2001 - Industry News
Gordon A. Wilde has been named chief financial officer of AirIQ,
International Truck and Engine Corp. plans to lay off about 500 employees at its Springfield, Ohio, plan
More of the nation’s publicly held trucking companies released fourth quarter and year-end financial news yesterday, and the news was disappointing
Software provider Maddocks Systems of Langley, British Columbia, Canada, has released an interface for its TruckMate software and the Terion mobile communications system
Transportation software developer Profit Tools of Newmarket, N.H., has released an interface to link its operations and customer service software to popular mobile communications product
A Las Cruces, NM trucking company has bought another locally based carrier
The American Truck Historical Society has announced the dates for its 30th Annual Convention and 22nd Annual Antique Truck Show
Chicago officials have had enough of truckers illegally parking their trucks along city street
CyberCrop.com, a software company based in Fort Collins, Colo., has introduced a new load-matching service called LoadScou
After 24 years in business as an LTL transportation and logistics provider, Daylight Transport has now integrated full truckload service into its everyday offerings
The U.S. Senate has confirmed, by a vote of 100-0, President Bush’s selection of Norman Mineta to head the U.S. Department Of Transportation
Transervice, a nationwide provider of contract carriage, dedicated contract maintenance and full-service leases, announced that it will become a full participant of AmeriQuest logistics services.
Simon Transportation Services, Salt Lake City, completed its previously announced purchase of a portion of the trucking assets of Westway Express on Jan. 22
The U.S. Department of Transportation will hold two one-day public meetings in February to review revised drug and alcohol testing procedures
Hendrickson International says it will close its Chicago plan
Qualcomm Inc., the San Diego-based mobile communications provider, is having a sale on its trailer-tracking product, TrailerTRACS
January 23, 2001 - Industry News
Another round of financial results from the nation's trucking publicly held trucking companies is beginning to come in and so far the news looks positive
The express delivery service provider DHL announced it is following its competitors, by raising its rates by 2.9% beginning Feb. 4
The book can finally be closed on the trucking company "undercharge epidemic.
Within hours after taking office, President George W. Bush managed to raise the ire of environmentalists with an executive order that temporarily stalls some new regulations, including new diesel emissions rule
The economic slowdown has prompted Yellow Freight System to permanently lay off some 75 salaried jobs in additional to seasonal reductions of drivers and dock workers
Jevic Transportation is now offering advanced educational programs and support for customers that handle hazardous materials
LTL carrier New Penn Motor Express of Lebanon, Pa., has announced several enhancements to its web site, www.newpenn.com.
FedEx subsidiary Viking Freight, San Jose, Calif., has launched a web site called iShipViking.com,
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