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October 3, 2002 - Industry News

Stonier's Third Quarter Revenues Double 2001

Stonier Transportation Group, a leading freight forwarder and transportation management provider, announced continued strong sales results for the third quarter of 2002.

October 3, 2002 - Industry News

PrePass Opens 11 New Sites

PrePass, a new technology that enables qualified motor carriers to comply electronically with state safety and credential requirements at highway speeds, has opened 11 new site

October 3, 2002 - Industry News

Early Bird Discount Ends Today for ATA Conference

Today is the last day to take advantage of Early Bird registration discounts for the American Trucking Assns. (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition, scheduled for Oct. 27-30 in Orlando, Fla

Tags: Events

October 3, 2002 - Industry News

FMCSA Announces New On-Line Feature To Register

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has initiated a new electronic, consumer-friendly process that allows interstate motor carriers applying on-line to receive their individual USDOT number instantly

October 3, 2002 - Industry News

Mineta Announces New Freight Database

U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta has announced the release of the Freight Analysis Framework (FAF), a database and analytical tool to help improve planning, operations and decision-making to better manage freight movement across the country

October 3, 2002 - Industry News

Orders, Shipments For Manufactured Goods Show Decrease in August

New orders for manufactured goods declined slightly in August to $326.6 billion, according to the Department of Commerce, Census Bureau

Tags: Economy

October 3, 2002 - Industry News

Navistar Recalls Truck, Bus Brake Controls

Navistar International Corp. said it is recalling as many as 90,000 anti-lock brake system controls in its medium trucks and school buses

October 3, 2002 - Industry News

Fleet Capital Provides $55 Million To Celadon

Fleet Capital Corp., one of the nation's largest asset-based lenders, announced Thursday that it provided a $55 million asset-based credit facility to the Celadon Group Inc.

October 3, 2002 - Industry News

Eco-group Seeks Tougher Emission Standards

A Pennsylvania environmental group this week praised a new study that claims diesel exhaust presents a cancer danger, and called for tougher standards to reduce emissions

October 3, 2002 - Industry News

Kenworth Unveils Latest Interior Colors

Kenworth has announced its latest available color selections for its Diamond, Splendor and Gallery interior linings on its W900, T800, T600 and C500 models

October 2, 2002 - Industry News

SCS Transportation Begins Trading On NASDAQ

SCS Transportation Inc., a Kansas City, Mo. transportation company, has announced that public trading of the company's common stock began this week on the NASDAQ National Market,

October 2, 2002 - Industry News

Chorus of Voices Seeks Mediation in Port Dispute

West Coast ports were inactive for a sixth day today as dozens of ships loaded with merchandise anchored offshore and a federal mediator urged longshoremen and shipping lines to return to the bargaining table.

October 2, 2002 - Industry News

ATA Recognizes Three Fleets For Workplace Safety

The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) has named three motor carriers as winners of its 2002 National Truck Safety Contest

October 2, 2002 - Industry News

Cummins Takes Action To Avoid Layoffs

Cummins Inc., the Columbus, Ind.-based diesel engine maker, told the Associated Press this week that it is cutting back on overtime, trimming its temporary work force and planning for plant "shutdown days" in order to avoid layoffs

October 2, 2002 - Industry News

U.S. Liability Claims Total $180 Billion A Year

It's what many call the "lottery mentality." Huge monetary awards handed out by sympathetic juries hoping to ease a family's anguish, punish big business for careless mistakes, or simply stand up for the perceived underdog by redistributing some wealth

October 1, 2002 - Industry News

GEOCOMtms and Maddocks Announce Partnership

GEOCOMtms, a provider of advanced solutions for tracking, monitoring and messaging, and Maddocks Systems Inc., a leading supplier of trucking software, have announced a partnership

October 1, 2002 - Industry News

Factory Activity Slips In September

Manufacturing activity in September slipped below the break-even point after small increases in July and August, according to the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).

Tags: Economy

October 1, 2002 - Industry News

Mack Trucks Partners With College Kids

San Bernardino Valley College's diesel-engine instruction program is moving to San Bernardino International Airport where it will teach classes alongside semi-tractor manufacturer Mack Trucks Inc.

October 1, 2002 - Industry News

MACS "Reality Check 2003"

The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide will hold its 23rd annual convention and trade show, Reality Check 2003, at the Marriott New Orleans, Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2003

October 1, 2002 - Industry News

Old Dominion Cites Earnings Increase

Earl E. Congdon, chairman and chief executive officer of Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., Thomasville, N.C., reports a significant increase in its guidance for earnings per diluted share for the third quarter of 2002

October 1, 2002 - Industry News

California Port Legislation May Reduce Waits For Truckers

California Gov. Gray Davis has signed a bill into law that may reduce wait times for truckers at the Los Angeles/Long Beach port complex, which is currently closed due to a labor dispute

September 30, 2002 - Industry News

Both Sides in Port Dispute May Meet With Mediator

West Coast ports remained closed this morning in a dispute that could cost the U.S. economy almost $1 billion per day. Meanwhile, a federal mediator may meet with both sides in the port dispute this week.

September 30, 2002 - Industry News

TCA Offers Audio Confab On Controlling Accident Costs

The Truckload Carriers Assn.'s Truckload Academy is sponsoring an audio conference, entitled "Controlling Accident Costs," geared toward CEO's, safety directors, operations directors and fleet managers.

September 30, 2002 - Industry News

Cummins Receives Third EPA Certification

Cummins Inc. has announced that it has received unconditional certification for its heavy-duty ISM engine from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA approval certifies that the ISM complies with the strict new emission standards agreed upon by the industry.

September 30, 2002 - Industry News

Frito-Lay Selects Qualcomm's Communications System

Qualcomm Inc., a developer of mobile communications solutions for the transportation industry, has announced that Frito-Lay is replacing its existing fleet management system with Qualcomm's satellite-based mobile communications solution.

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