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October 28, 2001 - Industry News

Flying J Open Near Lodi, Calif.

A new Flying J truckstop has opened at Interstate 5 and Highway 12 west of Lodi, Calif

October 28, 2001 - Industry News

Hoover Dam Detour Causing Problems

Since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, all but the most local truck traffic has been prohibited from crossing Hoover Dam on U.S. 93. According to local papers, the detoured trucks are causing some problems

Tags: Highways

October 28, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Tunnel Proposed At Detroit/Windsor Crossing

A Canadian company plans to create a truck tunnel at the Canadian border between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario

Tags: Highways

October 28, 2001 - Industry News

Knight Transportation Selling Stock

Knight Transportation, Phoenix, is selling 2.5 million shares

October 26, 2001 - Industry News

Get Free Routing Software Trial When You Buy Motor Carrier's Atlas

Rand McNally has announced a special offer for buyers of its new 2002 Motor Carriers' Road Atlas

October 25, 2001 - Industry News

South Carolina To Ban Trucks From Left Lanes

South Carolina will soon ban tractor-trailers from the left lanes of the state's widest highways, including I-77

Tags: Highways

October 25, 2001 - Industry News

NEXIQ Offers In-Cab Development Tool

NEXIQ Technologies, Manchester, N.H., has released Version 1.5 of its IVIS software, which is used by truck makers and software developers to develop in-cab graphic displays and applications

October 25, 2001 - Industry News

Innovative Computing Teams Up To Provide Hardware Along With Software

Innovative Computing Corp. announced an exclusive agreement with Support Net to provide IBM AS/400 iSeries computers to the trucking industry

October 25, 2001 - Industry News

American Freightways, Cummins Embark On Emissions Reduction Plan

Cummins and LTL carrier American Freightways have agreed to conduct a low-NOx (nitrous oxide) engine recalibration program using technology developed by Cummins

October 25, 2001 - Industry News

XM Rig Tours NASCAR Winston Cup Circuit

XM Satellite Radio's "NASCAR Rig" will tour the NASCAR Winston Cup circuit throughout the Southern this fall, promoting its dedicated NASCAR channel

October 25, 2001 - Industry News

LA Port Looks At ID System

Container haulers serving the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach could be under closer scrutiny as officials discuss the possibility of background checks and an ID system for workers at the ports

Tags: Intermodal

October 25, 2001 - Industry News

House Passes Terrorism Bill Calling For Tougher Hazmat License Screening

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed an anti-terrorism bill that among a host of other measures, would put potential hazmat drivers under closer scrutiny

October 25, 2001 - Industry News

@Road Explains High Tech Fleet Management

Anyone who wants to understand how contemporary technology can help manage far-flung fleets should check out a new white paper from @Road Inc., the fleet management technology provider based in Fremont, Calif

October 25, 2001 - Industry News

Old Dominion, Allied Report 3rd Quarter Financials

Two carriers release third quarter financial results Thursday, with one reporting record business levels

October 25, 2001 - Industry News

Economic Reports Show Effects Of Terrorist Attack

Even though the latest economic reports paint a picture of a dismal economy, there is some evidence that the full shock of the terrorist attacks to the economy was absorbed during September

Tags: Economy

October 24, 2001 - Industry News

Greensboro to Ground Zero: A Journal

Editor’s Note: When he got home from delivering four dump trucks to New York City to help in the recover efforts, Volvo’s Randy Bolinger sat down and wrote a personal journal capturing his thoughts and impressions

October 24, 2001 - Industry News

Volvo Posts Third Quarter Loss

The Volvo Group reported a third quarter operating loss, excluding restructuring costs, of SEK 212 million ($19.98 million), compared with an operating income of SEK 691 million for third quarter 2000

October 24, 2001 - Industry News

International Lays Off 400

International Truck and Engine Corp. is laying off 400 more people at a plant in Springfield, Ohio

October 24, 2001 - Industry News

CF, U.S. Xpress, Motor Cargo Announce 3rd Quarter Financials

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October 24, 2001 - Industry News

Wyoming Wants To Raise Fuel Tax To Fund Schools

A proposal is on the table in Wyoming to raise the state’s fuel tax by as much as 5 cents per gallon in order to comply with a state Supreme Court order to improve the state’s school buildings

October 24, 2001 - Industry News

Overnite CEO Predicts No Recovery Until 2003

Leo Suggs

Look for more closures and mergers in the trucking industry, and don’t look for a recovery to begin until 2003. That’s the prediction of Overnite Transportation Chairman, President and CEO Leo Suggs

Tags: Economy

October 24, 2001 - Industry News

Transplace Signs P&G

Transplace, the online logistics provider formed by six truckload carriers, has “hooked a biggie,” as Traffic World puts it: a load contract from Procter & Gamble valued by industry sources at $700 million

October 24, 2001 - Industry News

Skinner Transfer Selects Aether MobileMax2

Aether Systems announced that Skinner Transfer Corp., a Wisconsin-based motor carrier, has selected Aether MobileMax2, Aether's wireless communications system, for its fleet of 150 trucks

October 24, 2001 - Industry News

Free 'NTE e-Transportation Guide' Available To Logistics Managers

Logistics professionals, transportation managers and others who procure and manage transportation services now can get a free guide explaining online transportation services

October 24, 2001 - Industry News

Van Wyk Chooses Maddocks TruckMate

Family-owned refrigerated fleet Van Wyk Inc., Sheldon, Iowa, recently selected TruckMate for Windows from Maddocks Systems.

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