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November 29, 2001 - Industry News

Wise Foods To Use Velant Route Optimization

Velant Inc., a provider of transportation planning solutions, will provide optimized route plans for the Atlanta-based truck fleet of snack food company Wise Foods

November 29, 2001 - Industry News

Heartland Express Strategy Pays Off

Before the economic downturn, Heartland Express in Coralville, Iowa, was taking a beating on Wall Street. Its stock wasn't popular because analysts thought the company should expand. But founder Russell Gerdin's conservative approach now makes him the envy of man

November 29, 2001 - Industry News

Study Details Leasing Trends

Consolidation in the truck leasing industry has opened the door for new firms to enter, as the truck finance/lease market accounts for 9 percent of the Class 2 through Class 8 registrations

Tags: Economy

November 29, 2001 - Industry News

Merritt Applications Launches eFleetManager

Software developer Merritt Applications has launched a new web-based driver safety technology, eFleetManager

November 29, 2001 - Industry News

Kenworth Recalls Trucks For Defrosting Problems

More than 2,600 Kenworth heavy trucks have been recalled for possible problems with the defrosting system

November 29, 2001 - Industry News

Durable Goods Orders & Shipments Increase

Orders for durable goods skyrocketed in October, while shipments showed a nice increase as well

Tags: Economy

November 29, 2001 - Industry News

Compromise Reached On Mexican Trucks

A stalemate over Mexican trucks appears to be over. Congressional leaders and the Bush administration have reportedly reached an agreement that would allow Mexican truck full access to the United States

November 28, 2001 - Industry News

Road Near Pentagon Closed To Truck Traffic

Truckers will no longer be able to use parts of a highway near the Pentagon

Tags: Highways

November 28, 2001 - Industry News

Freightquote.com Expands To Mexico

By expanding its business-to-business freight and logistics solution to cover Mexico, freightquote.com now offers online business-to-business freight and logistics service throughout North America

November 28, 2001 - Industry News

Interstate 80 Free Of Traffic Restrictions For Winter Season

Pennsylvania officials have announced that Interstate 80 through the north central part of the state is clear of any scheduled traffic restrictions and should remain that way through the winter

Tags: Highways

November 28, 2001 - Industry News

Gordon To Use Driver & Load Optimization Software

Gordon Trucking has chosen OptiYield Driver & Load from Logistics.com to manage its operations

November 28, 2001 - Industry News

National Accounting & Finance Council Reschedules 2002 Meetings

As a cost-cutting measure, the National Accounting & Finance Council of the American Trucking Associations has rescheduled or cancelled member conferences and meetings for 2002

Tags: Events

November 28, 2001 - Industry News

NTSB Recommends Training, Oversize Guidelines In Truck-Train Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board says poor route planning and permitting, lack of training about the hazards of railroad crossings, and driver fatigue all contributed to the collision of a passenger train and an oversized tractor-trailer last year in California

November 28, 2001 - Industry News

Hyundai To Offer Commercial Trucks In United States

Hyundai Motor Company plans to distribute its commercial vehicle products in the United States

November 28, 2001 - Industry News

Boyd Bros. Founder Announces Retirement

The founder and chairman of Boyd Bros. Transportation, Clayton, Ala., has announced his retirement

November 28, 2001 - Industry News

Customs Moves To Stop Tax-Free Fuel Sales at Border

The U.S. Customs service has moved to shut down tax-free fuel sales at border duty-free shops, which is good news to competing truckstops

November 27, 2001 - Industry News

RSPA Extends Comment Deadline for Hazmat Rules Clarification

The Research and Special Programs Administration has extended the deadline to February 1, 2002, for comments on proposed changes to federal hazardous materials transportation rules that would clarify its jurisdiction over certain functions, including loading and unloading

November 27, 2001 - Industry News

TCA Offers Insurance Audio Conference

The Truckload Carriers Assn.'s Truckload Academy is offering a special audio conference on the topic "Surviving Today's Insurance Crisis.

November 27, 2001 - Industry News

Labor, Safety Groups Back Border Bill

A group of organizations ranging from the Teamsters and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn. to Public Citizen and Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety Tuesday contended that pending legislation regarding cross-border trucking with Mexico does not violate the North American Free Trade Agreement

November 27, 2001 - Industry News

Consumer Confidence Falling

Consumers don’t feel too good about the American economy, despite predictions by some economists that things will soon turn around

Tags: Economy

November 27, 2001 - Industry News

Ameriquest Wins Patent For Business Model

AmeriQuest Transportation and Logistics Resources Corp. has received a patent for its innovative business system

November 27, 2001 - Industry News

Tolls To Rise At Delaware River

The cost for truckers crossing toll bridges operated by the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission will more than triple next summer

Tags: Highways

November 27, 2001 - Industry News

Fontaine Trailer Buys Ravens

Fontaine Trailer has purchased the assets of Ravens Inc. from RVM Industries

November 27, 2001 - Industry News

Transcraft Makes Air-Weigh Scale Published Option

Flatbed trailer manufacturer Transcraft now features Air-Weigh Scales as the published option for on-board weight indicating devices

November 27, 2001 - Industry News

Intermec Introduces Mobile Computing System for P&D

I-gistics, a mobile hardware and software solution that allows delivery fleets to automate their logistics operations, is now available from Intermec Technologies Corp

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