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February 9, 2001 - Industry News

Powernet Introduces Online Maintenance Scheduling

Powernet Systems, Englewood, Colo., has launched an Internet-based maintenance scheduling program at www.eighteenwheels.com.

February 9, 2001 - Industry News

Tire and Rubber Industry Site Debuts

Atlanta-based RubberNetwork.com LLC, a purchasing and procurement marketplace created by six major tire and rubber companies, has launched its web site, www.RubberNetwork.com.

February 9, 2001 - Industry News

Countdown for Opening Mexican Border has Begun

The countdown has begun for opening the U.S.-Mexican border to long-distance trucking

February 8, 2001 - Industry News

Independent Truck Shops Want Access to Diagnostic Information

Environmental Protection Agency officials recently told representatives of the heavy duty market that they’re trying to ensure information access to on-board-diagnostics parts and service informatio

February 8, 2001 - Industry News

FreightWise Shuts Down

FreightWise Inc., a web-based market for truckload and intermodal freight, has ceased operations

February 8, 2001 - Industry News

Fortune Xpress Expands West Coast Operations

Fortune Xpress, Des Moines, Iowa, is expanding its operations on the West Coast

February 8, 2001 - Industry News

Flying J Opens New Indiana Facility

Flying J Travel Plazas has opened a $7.5 million state-of-the-art facility at Spiceland, Ind.

February 8, 2001 - Industry News

Kenworth To Sponsor Alabama at Mid-America

Once again, the country group Alabama will perform at the 2001 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., next month, courtesy of Kenworth Truck Co

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February 8, 2001 - Industry News

Landstar System Reports Record Earnings

Landstar System, Jacksonville, Fla., reported record 2000 fourth quarter net income of $15.9 million

February 8, 2001 - Industry News

CNF Among 'America's Most Admired Companies' for Third Year

CNF, Palo Alto, Calif., has again been ranked as America's most admired trucking enterprise in an independent survey by Fortune magazine

February 8, 2001 - Industry News

OOIDA Says Maintain Border Restrictions

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is calling on President Bush to maintain the current restrictions on Mexican truck

February 8, 2001 - Industry News

Study Says Iowa Speed Limit Hike Would Be Unsafe

Opponents of a bill in the Iowa state legislature to raise the state’s speed limit say it could lead to 10 percent more highway death

February 8, 2001 - Industry News

Mail Contractors Selects Fleet Advisor

Mail Contractors of America will install Eaton’s Fleet Advisor system on the company’s fleet of more than 1,000 trucks

February 8, 2001 - Industry News

Texas Says It's Getting Short Shrift in Border Funding

Even as federal officials are figuring out how to comply with North American Free Trade Agreement provisions allowing Mexican trucks in the U.S., a Texas study shows the state is not getting the funding it needs for improving border infrastructure

February 7, 2001 - Industry News

Wabash Posts Sharp Drop in Fourth Quarter Income

Wabash National net income for fourth quarter 2000 dropped to $83,000 from $11.8 million in fourth quarter 1999

February 7, 2001 - Industry News

Ryder Takes $7.8 Million Used Truck Loss in Fourth Quarter

Deterioration of the used truck market took a bite out of Ryder System’s profits in fourth quarter 2000

February 7, 2001 - Industry News

Teamsters Blast NAFTA Ruling

Teamsters President James P. Hoffa blasted a ruling by an arbitration panel that the United States cannot continue to keep Mexican trucks out of the country in violation of the North American Free Trade Agreement

February 7, 2001 - Industry News

SD Bill Would But Brakes on Jake Bans

A South Dakota bill would bar local governments from prohibiting engine brakes

February 7, 2001 - Industry News

Mandatory Driver Training Proposed in Europe

The European Commission is proposing mandatory training for professional truck and bus drivers

February 7, 2001 - Industry News

Aether Offers Wireless Signature Capture

Mobile communications provider Aether Systems, Owings Mills, Md., has introduced e-Mobile Delivery 3.2, wireless proof-of-delivery software aimed at the private fleet market

February 7, 2001 - Industry News

PNV Finds Buyer

A sister company of Transcommunications is buying the remaining assets of PNV for $5.5 million

February 7, 2001 - Industry News

Nextel Teams With @Road

Wireless communications provider Nextel Communications, Reston, Va., has added @Road’s Mobile Resource Management to its list of mobile services

February 7, 2001 - Industry News

Delorme Forms Web, Wireless Business Unit

Mapmaker DeLorme Publishing has formed a new business unit called Eartha Systems

February 6, 2001 - Industry News

Hoffa Talks About Teamsters Future

He's been president of the Teamsters union for less than two years, but James P. Hoffa is still full of grand plans for the future, even as he faces re-election this year

February 6, 2001 - Industry News

Arkansas Bills Would Change Highway Commission

Two constitutional amendments proposed this week in the Arkansas legislature would significantly alter the state Highway Commission

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