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October 22, 2001 - Industry News

Economic Indicator Drops

A barometer of future U.S. economic activity fell in September. The New York-based Conference Board reported Monday its Index of Leading Economic Indicators fell 0.5% in September

Tags: Economy

October 19, 2001 - Industry News

Illinois to Oklahoma: IRP Fix Isn't Enough

Oklahoma hasn’t gone far enough to solve its compliance problems with the International Registration Plan, says the Illinois Secretary of State

October 19, 2001 - Industry News

Used Truck Association Sets 2002 Training Schedule

The Used Truck Association has announced its schedule of sales and management training programs for 2002

October 18, 2001 - Industry News

Peterbilt Mega-Dealer Reports Third Quarter Profits

Rush Enterprises Inc. reported third quarter net income of $1.1 million on revenues of $195.2 million, compared to $2.1 million on $226.9 million for the same period last year

October 17, 2001 - Industry News

More Fleets Report Third Quarter Results

Trucking companies are digging in to ride out the recession, and several actually reported positive results for the third quarter

October 17, 2001 - Industry News

ATA Member Calls For Increased Security Measures

The American Trucking Associations testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday about the need for tougher penalties for cargo theft, improvements to the CDL system and easier criminal background checks to protect the trucking industry from possible terrorist acts

October 17, 2001 - Industry News

Oklahoma Proposes IRP Changes

The Oklahoma Tax Commission has proposed a new system for estimating first-year mileage that would likely avoid sanctions by the International Registration Plan

October 17, 2001 - Industry News

Alabama Carrier Chooses Aether MobileMax2

Aether Systems announced that Accelerated Freight Group, an Alabama-based motor carrier, has selected Aether MobileMax2, Aether's wireless communications system, for its fleet

October 17, 2001 - Industry News

Labor Secretary To Speak At ATA Conference

The American Trucking Associations announced that U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao will speak at ATA's 2001 Management Conference and Exhibition, being held Oct. 28-31 at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn

Tags: Events

October 17, 2001 - Industry News

CNF Reports Third-Quarter Results

CNF Inc., Palo Alto, Calif., reported third-quarter net income of $28.6 million compared with $11.8 million in the third quarter of 2000, but that's a distorted picture

October 17, 2001 - Industry News

Werner Has Good Third Quarter

Werner Enterprises, Omaha, Neb., saw a slight increase in both revenues and net income in the third quarter compared to last year

October 17, 2001 - Industry News

California Proposal Would Require Locked Trailer Doors

A barrel of hazardous materials that went missing just days before the Sept. 11 attacks has prompted proposed legislation in California requiring cargo doors on trucks carrying hazardous materials to be locked

October 17, 2001 - Industry News

Canadian Truckers Say Keep Driving Limit At 13 Hours

The Canadian Trucking Alliance and Teamsters Canada are asking Canadian federal and provincial transport regulators to keep the cap on the number of hours a truck driver can drive in a single shift at the current 13

October 17, 2001 - Industry News

Navistar Drops 'Poison Pill'

Navistar International Corp. announced it will remove a "poison pill" defense intended to make it prohibitively expensive for a hostile suitor to buy the company

October 17, 2001 - Industry News

Lufkin Gets Boost From Oil Field Sales

Sales to the oil field segment boosted Lufkin Industries’ profits 190% in third quarter, but trailer sales continued to show the effects of industry-wide weakness

October 17, 2001 - Industry News

Dana Tightens Its Belt In Wake of Third Quarter Loss

Dana Corp. ended its third quarter in the red, and is bracing for tougher times to come

October 16, 2001 - Industry News

TS&B Holdings To Acquire Lucas Truck

TS&B Holdings, Orlando, Fla., is planning to buy Lucas Truck & Equipment Sales in Medford, Ore

October 16, 2001 - Industry News

TRALA Creates Security Task Force

The Truck Renting and Leasing Assn. has decided to establish a "Truck Security Task Force" to assist TRALA staff in guiding policy relating to security matters involving rented and leased trucks

October 16, 2001 - Industry News

Diesel Forum Launches Retrofit Website

The Diesel Technology Forum has launched a new web site focusing on clean diesel solutions to reduce emissions from existing diesel engines

October 16, 2001 - Industry News

Conference on Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicles Scheduled

The second annual "Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicles for the 21st Century: Exploring Trends in Advanced Technologies and Fuels," will be held Feb. 20-22, 2002, at the Mission Palms Hotel, Tempe, Ariz

Tags: Events

October 16, 2001 - Industry News

Sirius Delays Launch, Looking For New CEO

Sirius Satellite Radio, previously expected to launch its commercial service by the end of the year, is doing more testing and is looking for a new chief executive

October 16, 2001 - Industry News

Internet Routing Service Available For Smaller Private Fleets

InterGis, Torrington, Calif., has release of SelectRoute, a new Internet-connected solution of its popular routing, scheduling and dispatching software for small to mid-sized companies with field service and delivery operations

October 16, 2001 - Industry News

ProMiles Improves Website, ProMiles Online

As it continues to grow, ProMiles Software has added custom fuel networks to its ProMilesOnline product, revamped its website and is adding staff

October 16, 2001 - Industry News

Dana Drops Craftsman Truck Series Team Sponsorship

Dana Corp., Toledo, Ohio, will not renew its co-sponsorship of a team in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series after the current season

October 16, 2001 - Industry News

Overnite to Expand Western Reach With Purchase Of Motor Cargo

Union Pacific's trucking subsidiary, Overnite Holding, will expand its western market reach with a plan to acquire Motor Cargo Industries

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