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September 12, 2002 - Industry News

Petroleum Fuels Rise in August Import Prices

Import prices in the United States rose in August, boosted primarily by higher prices for imported petroleum

Tags: Economy

September 12, 2002 - Industry News

Consolidated Drivers Get Paychecks

US Bank officials said a computer glitch that prevented former workers of Consolidated Freightways from cashing their paychecks has been corrected

September 11, 2002 - Industry News

H&W Troubles Mount

A 75-year-old Iowa motor carrier that filed for bankruptcy protection in June could be forced to liquidate

September 11, 2002 - Industry News

New Jersey Governor Calls For Cell Phone Ban

New Jersey’s governor wants his state to become the second to outlaw the use of handheld mobile phones while driving

September 11, 2002 - Industry News

Trucking School: CF Closure Won't Ease Driver Shortage

You would think that last week's news of the demise of Consolidated Freightways would ease some of the driver shortage pressure in the trucking industry,

September 11, 2002 - Industry News

Trucker Fights Indiana Fuel Tax

Commercial truck owners -- backed by a trade association -- are challenging Indiana's fuel tax

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

Carriers, Shippers Commemorate 9/11

The Truckload Carriers Association and the National Industrial Transportation League announced that many of their members will suspend regular business Wednesday for 15 minutes starting at 8:45 a.m. in commemoration of the 9/11 terrorist attacks

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

ATA Testimony Pushes Highway Improvement

Congress needs to pay more attention to the nation’s highway infrastructure and improving the productivity of the trucking industry, including the possibility of truck-only highways that would accommodate longer, heavier trucks. That was the message of Michael Wickham, Roadway chairman and CEO

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

Velant Gets Second Round Of Funding

Atlanta-based Velant Inc., a provider of transportation planning solutions, today announced that it has closed a $10 million second round of venture capital funding

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Turnpike Now Included In DAT Network

TransCore has expanded its Truckstop Network to travel plazas along the Pennsylvania Turnpike, marking the first time TransCore's DAT load and information monitors will be available in non-truckstop locations

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

Terion Gets Additional Funding

Terion Inc., Plano, Texas, has completed its reorganization with the help of an extra $10.8 million in funding

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

TCA Independent Contractor Division To Meet

The Truckload Carriers Assn.’s Independent Contractor Division will convene for its annual meeting in Dallas Sept. 24-25

Tags: Events

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

Averitt Express Opens Tampa Service Center

Averitt Express, Cookeville, Tenn., has opened a 40,000-square-foot service center in Tampa, Fla

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

AirIQ, Delphi To Develop Telematics Interface

AirIQ, the Ontario company known for its wireless communications and equipment tracking products, and electronics giant Delphi said they will jointly develop a a standard interface for telematics devices in cars and trucks

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

Delphi Accelerates Growth in Commercial Vehicle Market

Automotive technology supplier Delphi is expanding its involvement in the commercial vehicle market

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

International Launches Redesigned Web Site

International Truck and Engine Corp., Warrenville, Ill., has launched a redesigned version of the company's web site at www.InternationalDelivers.com

September 10, 2002 - Industry News

TA Locations Waking Up To Starbucks

Coffee is a staple for truck drivers and motorists alike, and now travelers have easier access to a cup of joe or a fancy frappuccino at TravelCenters of America

September 9, 2002 - Industry News

DOT to Test High-Tech Systems For Protecting HazMat Loads

The U.S. Department of Transportation is testing high-tech ways to protect hazardous materials loads from being hijacked by terrorists

September 9, 2002 - Industry News

Volvo, Mack Canada To Be Under One Roof

The Canadian operations of Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks will be coming together under one roof on Sept. 20

September 9, 2002 - Industry News

Hendrickson Selects Ryder for Transportation Management

Ryder System has been awarded a multi-year transportation management contract by Hendrickson International, a global supplier of suspension components and systems for the commercial transportation industry

September 9, 2002 - Industry News

Wholesalers Built Up Inventories in July

U.S. wholesalers built up their inventories at the fastest rate in 20 months in July, the government said on Monday, in an encouraging sign for the economy

Tags: Economy

September 8, 2002 - Industry News

CF Pays Employees, Gets Bankruptcy Financing

Paychecks should be on the way to employees of the bankrupt trucking operation Consolidated Freightways

September 8, 2002 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Orders New VNs

U.S. Xpress Enterprises has ordered 500 of Volvo’s new VN highway tractors

September 8, 2002 - Industry News

Caterpillar Announces Layoffs

Caterpillar announced a round of layoffs on Friday, due to an expected decline in new truck engine sales and lower emissions requirements that take effect Oct. 1

September 6, 2002 - Industry News

Owner-Operator Group Backs TIPS Program

Even as its future looks to be more and more in jeopardy, the Bush Administration’s TIPS anti-terrorism program is being backed by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn

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