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June 27, 2000 - Industry News

Daylight Transport Extends Expedited Services

Daylight Transport, Long Beach, Calif., is now offering new expedited regional LTL services between the Midwest States (Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Wisconsin) and the Northeast States (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania), beginning July 8

Tags: Fleets

June 27, 2000 - Industry News

Shell Superrigs Winners

Eighteen winners shared $10,000 in prizes and awards at the recent Shell SuperRigs contest, held at the new TravelCenters of America outside Denver

Tags: Events

June 27, 2000 - Industry News

FedEx’s Home Delivery Network Gains Speed

FedEx Corp., Memphis, Tenn., will accelerate the expansion of its FedEx Home Delivery network, launched three months ago, to reach about 80 percent of the U.S. population by the fall of 2001

Tags: Fleets

June 27, 2000 - Industry News

Annual Steam-Up Puts Antique Equipment to Work

If you find yourself around Portland or Salem, Ore., the last week in July or first weekend in August, plan a side trip to Antique Powerland in Brooks for the annual "Steam-Up.

Tags: Events

June 26, 2000 - Industry News

Truckers Help Troopers in Oregon

John Gerhards was recently headed home when he spotted another vehicle in trouble. “I was on 9-1-1 before he hit the gravel,” he recalled. Because he knew exactly what information to give the dispatcher -- and because the dispatchers know him -- police and emergency crews were there in five minutes

Tags: Safety

June 26, 2000 - Industry News

International Finds Partner To Sell Used Trucks Online

eSASA Corp., a full-service, multilingual e-marketplace has partnered with International Truck and Engine Corp. in the global e-commerce sales of International used truck inventory.

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June 26, 2000 - Industry News

Ex-Driver Speaks Out On Fatigue

George McCasland is a former driver who brought a unique perspective to the recent hours of service hearing in Kansas City, Mo. - In 1988, he was disabled in an accident caused by truck driver fatigue.

Tags: Safety

June 26, 2000 - Industry News

EPA Hearing On Diesel Proposal in LA Today

The Environmental Protection Agency's series of public hearings on its diesel emissions proposal moves to Los Angeles today

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June 26, 2000 - Industry News

International Trucking Show Starts Today in Vegas

The International Trucking Show begins today in Las Vegas and will feature, among other events, a free concert by country music star Clint Black. The event, scheduled for June 28, 29 and 30 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, will feature a record-breaking 700 exhibitors and is expected to draw 35,000 visitors. Admission to the event is free, and show hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.

Tags: Events

June 26, 2000 - Industry News

Western Star Merger Wouldn't Hurt Dina Deal

The 10-year deal between Western Star and Consorcio G. Grupo Dina would likely continue even if the Canadian-based truck builder merges with another company, says Dina

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June 26, 2000 - Industry News

Navistar Bullish About 2001 Despite Possible Drop in Demand

Despite a possible 20% drop in truck and bus demand in the year 2001, Navistar International is optimistic about its own future

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June 26, 2000 - Industry News

Roadway Realigns Freight Network

Roadway Express, an Akron, Ohio-based LTL carrier, is realigning its freight network, including adding more sleeper operations

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June 26, 2000 - Industry News

HOS Hearing Ongoing in Connecticut

More than 100 truck drivers and other concerned parties turned up yesterday to testify at the U.S. Department of Transportation's public hearing on its hours of service proposal in Vernon, Conn

Tags: Events

June 26, 2000 - Industry News

Moyes Extends Another Offer for Simon Transportation

Jerry Moyes has issued another tender offer for all outstanding shares of Simon Transportation, a Salt Lake City, Utah-based truckload carrier, at $7 per share

Tags: Fleets

June 26, 2000 - Industry News

KLLM Purchase Looks Like Done Deal

KLLM's President and CEO and his partner have extended their offer to buy KLLM Transport Services through July 6, but the deal appears to be a sure thing and has gained regulatory approval from the Federal Trade Commission

Tags: Fleets

June 26, 2000 - Industry News

Traveling Smog Regs Hit Roadblock

A plan to reduce air pollution that drifts from the Midwest to the Northeast will soon be put into effect

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June 26, 2000 - Industry News

Microanalytics Offers SimChain

Microanalytics (www.bestroutes.com) of Arlington, VA, is now offering SimChain supply chain simulation software

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June 26, 2000 - Industry News

Dillon Transport Chooses Fleet Advisor

Dillon Transport of McCook, Ill., has purchased the Fleet Advisor management system for its bulk asphalt fleet

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June 26, 2000 - Industry News

Freightquote.com Links with Capstan

Freightquote.com of Kansas City has announced a partnership with the Capstan Network for Global Logistics, Import and Export Execution (www.capstan.com) of San Francisco

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June 26, 2000 - Industry News

nPassage Adds Enhancements

Seattle-based nPassage has enhanced the web-based transportation management system that provides shipment tendering and tracking across modes at www.npassage.com.

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June 24, 2000 - Industry News

Trucking Company Denies Discrimination

A lawyer for Central Distributing Co., Grand Junction, Colo., is disputing a job applicant's claim that he was refused a position as a truck driver because his religious beliefs bar him from cutting his ponytail

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June 23, 2000 - Industry News

TMC/ATA: Another Unsavory Compromise

"McCormick blinked," is the way one veteran of the Washington association scene put it. He was referring to Walter McCormick, ATA president and CEO. Yesterday, the contentious struggle between American Trucking Associations and its "business enterprise"

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June 23, 2000 - Industry News

Yellow Announces Buyback

Yellow Corp., Overland Park, Ks., announced Friday that the company’s Board of Directors has authorized management to purchase Yellow common shares in the open market up to a limit of $25 million

Tags: Fleets

June 22, 2000 - Industry News

Western Star May be Takeover Target for Freightliner

Canada-based truck manufacturer Western Star announced Tuesday that it is in discussions with a third party for a possible merger opportunity

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June 22, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Affiliation Plan Rejected by ATA

The Executive Committee of American Trucking Associations yesterday voted down an alternative integration plan offered by the Truckload Carriers Association

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