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January 24, 2001 - Industry News

International to Lay Off 500

International Truck and Engine Corp. plans to lay off about 500 employees at its Springfield, Ohio, plan

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January 24, 2001 - Industry News

Another Wave Of Fleet Financials Looks Disappointing

More of the nation’s publicly held trucking companies released fourth quarter and year-end financial news yesterday, and the news was disappointing

Tags: Fleets

January 24, 2001 - Industry News

TruckMate Interfaces with Terion

Software provider Maddocks Systems of Langley, British Columbia, Canada, has released an interface for its TruckMate software and the Terion mobile communications system

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January 24, 2001 - Industry News

Profit Tools Debuts Mobile Interface

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

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January 24, 2001 - Industry News

Two NM Trucking Companies To Have Same Owner

A Las Cruces, NM trucking company has bought another locally based carrier

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January 24, 2001 - Industry News

Antique Truck Owners Set Convention Date

The American Truck Historical Society has announced the dates for its 30th Annual Convention and 22nd Annual Antique Truck Show

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January 24, 2001 - Industry News

Windy City Giving Truckers "The Boot"

Chicago officials have had enough of truckers illegally parking their trucks along city street

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January 24, 2001 - Industry News

LoadScout Load Matching Launches

CyberCrop.com, a software company based in Fort Collins, Colo., has introduced a new load-matching service called LoadScou

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January 24, 2001 - Industry News

Daylight Transport Expands Into Truckload

After 24 years in business as an LTL transportation and logistics provider, Daylight Transport has now integrated full truckload service into its everyday offerings

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January 24, 2001 - Industry News

Mineta Confirmed As Transportation Secretary

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

January 24, 2001 - Industry News

Transervice Joins AmeriQuest

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.

Tags: Fleets

January 24, 2001 - Industry News

Simon Transportation Completes Westway Acquisition

Simon Transportation Services, Salt Lake City, completed its previously announced purchase of a portion of the trucking assets of Westway Express on Jan. 22

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January 24, 2001 - Industry News

DOT Schedules Meetings to Review New Drug/Alcohol Test Rules

The U.S. Department of Transportation will hold two one-day public meetings in February to review revised drug and alcohol testing procedures

January 24, 2001 - Industry News

Hendrickson To Close Chicago Spring Plant

Hendrickson International says it will close its Chicago plan

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January 24, 2001 - Industry News

Qualcomm Offers TrailerTRACS Discount

Qualcomm Inc., the San Diego-based mobile communications provider, is having a sale on its trailer-tracking product, TrailerTRACS

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January 23, 2001 - Industry News

Trucking Companies Report Better Than Expected Results

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

Tags: Fleets

January 23, 2001 - Industry News

DHL Matching Competitor Rate Increases; FedEx Increasing Service

The express delivery service provider DHL announced it is following its competitors, by raising its rates by 2.9% beginning Feb. 4

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January 23, 2001 - Industry News

RIP: Trucking Company Undercharges

The book can finally be closed on the trucking company "undercharge epidemic.

January 23, 2001 - Industry News

Bush Temporarily Delays Clean Diesel Rule

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

January 23, 2001 - Industry News

Yellow Cuts 75 Jobs

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

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January 23, 2001 - Industry News

Jevic Offers Haz-Mat Training

Jevic Transportation is now offering advanced educational programs and support for customers that handle hazardous materials

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January 23, 2001 - Industry News

New Penn Upgrades Web Site

LTL carrier New Penn Motor Express of Lebanon, Pa., has announced several enhancements to its web site, www.newpenn.com.

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January 23, 2001 - Industry News

Viking Launches Web Services

FedEx subsidiary Viking Freight, San Jose, Calif., has launched a web site called iShipViking.com,

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January 23, 2001 - Industry News

West Virginia To Crack Down On Overweight Trucks

A new administration in West Virginia means a new emphasis on enforcement of truck weights

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January 23, 2001 - Industry News

Houston Bridge to be Closed for Repairs

The Loop 610 bridge across the Houston Ship Channel will be closed for repairs from Jan. 26 to Feb. 1

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