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April 3, 2003 - Industry News

Driving Rigs Safely in a Construction Zone--Watch for 'Zippers'

They're back. Those long lines of orange barrels, constricting rows of concrete walls, and diamond-shaped "Road Work Ahead" signs have popped up again all along the highways and byways we travel every day. With their arrival comes increased traffic congestion and the temptation by some drivers to take unnecessary and unsafe chances behind the wheel.

April 3, 2003 - Industry News

TCA's Safety, Security Meeting is May 18-20

The Truckload Carriers Assn.'s (TCA) Safety and Security Division Meeting takes place May 18-20 at the Bay Point Marriott in Panama City, Fla., with a number of high-ranking speakers on tap

April 3, 2003 - Industry News

Cummins Electronic Feature Improves Fuel Economy

Cummins now offers Load-Based Speed Control (LBSC), an electronic feature on ISX and ISM engines that is designed to help drivers improve fuel economy.

April 3, 2003 - Industry News

SARS Virus Threatens Asian Imports

The SARS virus has begun to slow economic activity in Asian economies, says Newport Communications' senior economist Jim Haughey.

Tags: Economy

April 3, 2003 - Industry News

USFreightways Seeks Name Change to USF

USFreightways Corp. is asking its shareholders to change its name to USF Corp

April 2, 2003 - Industry News

New Penn Wins Outstanding Carrier Award

New Penn Motor Express Inc., Lebanon, Pa., recently received the Outstanding Carrier Award Chanel Inc

April 2, 2003 - Industry News

Parts Distributor Takes Its Heavy Duty Training Program on the Road

FleetPride Inc., a heavy-duty trucking industry aftermarket parts distributor, is taking its FleetPride NationWide training tour on the road -- to technicians in the field

April 2, 2003 - Industry News

TCA Hosts Independent Contractor Audioconference

"Independent Contractor Leasing -- Avoiding The Pitfalls" is the title of an audioconference scheduled next week, sponsored by the Truckload Carriers Assn.'s Truckload Academy

April 2, 2003 - Industry News

SKF, Chicago Rawhide Announce Harley Winners

SKF and Chicago Rawhide have announced the winners of their Heavy-Duty Cash/Harley-Davidson contest.

Tags: Events

April 2, 2003 - Industry News

Air Road Express Wins Fleet Safety Award

Great West Casualty Co., as part of the 2002 National Fleet Safety Awards Program, has presented Air Road Express Inc. a Platinum Award.

April 2, 2003 - Industry News

Manufacturing Slips in February

Nondurable goods orders and shipments dropped 1.4% in February from January according to a new report from the Department of Commerce.

Tags: Economy

April 2, 2003 - Industry News

Flying J, Petro, SmartStop Form a WiFi Alliance

Flying J Inc., a Utah-based corporation, SmartStop Wireless Solutions of Oregon and Petro Stopping Centers of El Paso, have announced the formation of a strategic alliance in wireless communications called the Travel Plaza Alliance Network.

April 1, 2003 - Industry News

Iowa 80 Truckstops Send Care Package to U.S. Troops

Iowa 80 Truckstop employees have collected hundreds of items to send to U.S. Armed Forces stationed in Iraq

April 1, 2003 - Industry News

Wright Express Issues Its 4 Millionth Card

Wright Express has issued its four millionth commercial charge card as it continues to solidify its position as a leading provider of fleet cards and fleet management services

April 1, 2003 - Industry News

March Manufacturing Index Falls Sharply

The March manufacturing index from the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) dropped to 46.2 in March from 50.5 in February over concerns about the impact of the war in Iraq.

Tags: Economy

March 31, 2003 - Industry News

McLeod Software Updates Fuel Surcharge

McLeod Software's fleet management software, LoadMaster Enterprise, provides a fuel surcharge function that automatically updates and calculates a carrier's fuel surcharge based on customer and shipping locations.

March 31, 2003 - Industry News

Oklahoma Pushing Fuel Tax Hikes

Legislation to increase fuel taxes in Oklahoma won approval from the Senate Transportation Committee late last month, and if approved by voters

March 31, 2003 - Industry News

Ryder Equips 5,500 Trucks With PrePass

Ryder System Inc. said it will equip 5,500 Dedicated Contract Carriage trucks and tractors with PrePass, giving its drivers the opportunity to bypass weigh stations

March 31, 2003 - Industry News

MATS 2003 Touted as a Major Success

Now that the dust has settled on the fairgrounds in Louisville, Ky., Exhibit Management Associates Inc. has proclaimed the 2003 Mid-America Trucking Show a resounding success

Tags: Events

March 31, 2003 - Industry News

Teamsters Ratify National Master Freight Agreement

A new five-year National Master Freight Agreement covering ABF Freight System, Roadway Express, USF Holland and Yellow Transportation has received an overwhelming ratification vote from the freight membership of the Teamsters.

March 31, 2003 - Industry News

Teletrac Launches Agent Sales Program

Teletrac Inc., of Garden Grove, Calif., has launched an independent agent sales program. Teletrac, a leading provider of metro and regional fleet location information systems is now authorizing independent agents

March 31, 2003 - Industry News

FMCSA Increases Safety Fines

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has made inflation adjustments to penalties for non-compliance with federal safety rules

March 28, 2003 - Industry News

Truckers Recognize Safest S.C. Fleets

The South Carolina Trucking Assn. presented Milliken and Co., a Spartanburg-based firm, with the industry's top safety award.

March 28, 2003 - Industry News

Security & Claims Experts Meeting in N.C.

Top trucking industry security and claims/loss prevention experts are meeting in Charlotte, N.C. today and Tuesday to discuss ways to tackle cargo security challenges and new homeland defense initiatives.

March 28, 2003 - Industry News

Con-Way Breaking Ground Wednesday for Georgia Service Center

Con-Way Southern Express (CSE), a regional less-than-truckload business-to-business freight carrier is expanding its freight handling capacity in the southwest Atlanta metropolitan area

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