December 17, 2001 - Industry News
Western Star Trucks has launched a completely new Internet Web site, www.westernstartrucks.com.
The Colorado Department of Revenue has issued a decision that will lead to a reduction in trailer fees for many Colorado-based carriers
In an attempt to meet federal clean air standards, Texas will cut the speed limit to 55 mph in the eight-county Houston area
Drivers for Pat Salmon & Sons, a major contractor for the U.S. Postal Service, went back to work after only two days on strike
Logistics.com announced the addition of Estes Express Lines and Lakeville Motor Express to its established list of clients who will benefit from the OptiYield SuperSpin optimization system
CAPS Logistics has released Collaborative Dispatch, the collaborative component of CAPS' Momentum solution for integrated logistics planning
UPS is expected to deliver more than 18 million packages worldwide today, its busiest day of the year
A decision by the Transport Commission of Quebec will require owner-operators in the province to join one of three union-affiliated association
Acoma Pueblo's Sky City Casino just west of Albuquerque is plannig to enlarge its truckstop
December 14, 2001 - Industry News
The re-election of International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa and the Hoffa Unity Slate was certified Friday by the union's Election Administrator
Industrial production fell in November for the 14th month in a row
December 13, 2001 - Industry News
Trailmobile Trailer LLC has filed for Chapter 11 under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, a move that will allow it to reorganize and refinance
Cell phones are great for emergencies. Dialing 911 is great for emergencies. But the two don't necessarily work well together, as dispatchers in the past have not been able to easily locate 911 callers on cell phones.
That's beginning to change, as Rhode Island rolls out the country's first e911 system
Two recent press releases show that despite making great strides in pollution reduction, diesel exhaust is still being blamed cancer and other ills, including global warming
Washington state Gov. Gary Locke has resurrected a highway funding proposal that was defeated last summer, one that includes a fuel tax hike and higher trucking fees
Vermont officials say they will no longer issue oversize load permits to trucks unless the state is part of a direct route
Jacques Pelletier has saved money on Cat parts and service purchases through Caterpillar's Inside Track coupon program for a long time, but little did he know that using those coupons also would result in a $15,000 gift certificat
Fortune Magazine named XM Satellite Radio its "Product of the Year."
Applied Data Systems, Columbia, Md., has developed a ruggedized computer system that may make it more affordable for companies to develop sturdy trucking applications
McLeod Software's new LoadMaster Lane Analysis Module lets carriers use data in their system to help them figure out which lanes and loads are profitable
Retail sales have taken a beating while prices at the wholesale level and unemployment have improved
December 12, 2001 - Industry News
As truck makers make decisions to deal with a sluggish economy and trends in the trucking industry, some changes are on the horizon. Heavy Duty Trucking, in its December issue, talks with three OEM executives about
Everything changed on Sept. 11, including the fortunes of e-commerce on the Internet. What will that mean for trucking
The U.S. and Canadian governments have signed off on a plan that will increase security at the border while making truck crossings faster.
Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge and Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Manley announced the plan Wednesday in Canada
Gulf Coast Transport , Sunnyvale, Texas, has signed up to use the Expert Fuel fuel optimization system from Integrated Decision Support Corporation of Richardson, Texas
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