June 8, 2001 - Industry News
Caterpillar said Friday it is still in negotiations with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, but fully intends to comply with the terms of the consent decrees it and four other U.S. engine manufacturers negotiated with the government in 1998
Uta Sauerman was sure the job was hers. But the promised call never came. Now the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says Swift Transportation Co. must pay up
DAT Services, absorbed recently by Texas-based Transcore, Inc. laid off 3% of its staff last week in a move to consolidate its operations
Averitt Express has opened new service facilities in Jackson, Miss., and Shreveport, La.
The new 30,000-square-foot Jackson facilit
State funds may be used to repair the damage caused by a truck that plowed through the California Capitol in January. The California Senate on Thursday approved the use of $16.5 millio
If the Canadian government has its way, heavy trucks will no longer be allowed in the left hand lane of some highways
Entrepreneur Magazine has named Kansas City-based freightquote.com to its list of fastest-growing entrepreneurial companies
Bad tires and broken springs were among the most frequent violations observed Thursday at one Roadcheck point in Massachusetts.
Karen E. Rasmussen, Director of Government Relations for Ryder Systems, has been named President of the Arizona Motor Transport Assn
Arnold Transportation Services, an operating unit of Arnold Industries, Inc. has received the top safety award for the year 2000 from the Georgia Motor Trucking Association for truckload carriers with over 20 million miles
Mobility Technologies, a provider of digital traffic and logistics information, has deployed its Digital Traffic Pulse sensor network in the Philadelphia area
June 7, 2001 - Industry News
Environmental Solutions Worldwide, Inc. says preliminary testing on its new diesel catalytic converter has been successful.
Snelling Personnel Services announced that the manager of its Bentonville, Ark. SnellingSearch Transportation Division and two top recruiters have successfully completed training and testing to become Certified Personnel Consultants (CPCs)
Truck driver training and safety were the focus of the first World Transportation Trans-Atlantic Summit held this week in Lemont Furnace, Pa
New legislation proposed in the Golden State targets logbooks, over-long trucks and driver turnover in an effort to improve truck safety
President Bush has lifted restrictions on Mexican citizens investing in U.S. truck and bus companies
The Vancouver-based Cummins Westport joint venture has received an order for 100 natural gas transit bus engines for Valley Metro, the public transit entity for the
Phoenix, Arizona metropolitan area
Kenworth Truck Co. has named members of its 2001 Kenworth Service Council. The council consists of leading service managers from Kenworth dealerships in the United States and Canada
More than one-third of the commercial trucks inspected Tuesday near Devine, Texas, as part of Roadcheck 2001 were found to be unsafe.
Covenant Transport, Chattanooga, Tenn., and Swift Transportation, Phoenix, announced Wednesday that second quarter results will fall short of analysts' expectations
The Department of Transportation’s Inspector General was out of bounds when he conducted criminal investigations of trucking companies accused of violating safety rules, an appeals court has ruled
June 6, 2001 - Industry News
Engine manufacturer Cummins, Inc. said yesterday that it had received confirmation from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) that the agencies would enforce the terms of the consent decrees Cummins and four other U.S. engine manufacturers negotiated with the government in 1998
Lawrence Brennan, the head of the Teamsters union in Michigan has been found not guilty of charges that he headed a scheme to use $30,000 in members' dues for his re-election campaign
Truckload powerhouse Schneider National has decided to outsource all of its fuel tax reporting to Comdata Corp. of Brentwood, Tenn
The top guy at Cummins is spending a lot more of his time trying to convince investors that restructuring and cost-cutting measures have the company poised to rebound.
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