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October 29, 2001 - Industry News

USFreightways Adds LTL Guarantee

USFreightways has added a guaranteed delivery component to its newly designed portfolio of less-than-truckload services

October 29, 2001 - Industry News

Internet Truckstop Adds Search Tool

The Internet Truckstop (www.truckstop.com) load matching service has introduced PINTAC, a visual search tool that allows users to zero in on the availability and capacity of freight in a specified state going to a particular region

October 29, 2001 - Industry News

Maryland Testing New Weigh Station Screening Program

Maryland and federal transportation agencies launched a six-month pilot program that uses transponders in commercial trucks to electronically screen trucks at weigh stations as well as pay tolls electronically

October 28, 2001 - Industry News

Arkansas Carrier Closes Doors

Crossett, Ark.-based carrier Ashley Transportation closed its doors last week, putting about 125 people out of work

October 28, 2001 - Industry News

Marten Signs Up For TripPak Online

TMI, which offers TripPak Express and TripPak Online document management services, has announced that long-term TripPak Express customer Marten Transportation, Mondovi, Wis., has signed up for its TripPak Online high volume document processing servic

October 28, 2001 - Industry News

TMI, Interstate Scale Make Scale Tickets Scanner-Friendly

TMI, which offers TripPak Express and TripPak Online document management services, and Interstate Scales, Evansville, Ind., have developed standards for "fleet friendly" scale tickets

October 28, 2001 - Industry News

Oregon Re-Opens Prineville Bridge To Heavy Trucks

Trucks over 80,000 pounds will no longer have to take a 32-mile detour around the Crooked River bridge near Prineville, Ore., on Highway 126

Tags: Highways

October 28, 2001 - Industry News

TMI To Host Recruiting Conference

TMI-MultiMedia will hold a Recruiting Conference Jan. 8-10 at the Nashville Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn

Tags: Events

October 28, 2001 - Industry News

Iowa Company Chooses GlobalWave Trailer Tracking

Vistar Datacom, Herndon, Va., has received an order for 210 GlobalWave satellite communications terminals from RFK Transportation, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

October 28, 2001 - Industry News

TMC Presents Five Silver Spark Plug awards

TMC Silver Spark Plug honorees (from left) J. David Walters, Alcoa; Charlie Groeller, Mack; Tom Smego, Chicago Rawhide/SKF; and Rick Muth, Eaton. Not pictured: Al Cohn, Goodyear.

The Technology and Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Assns. presented its highest award, the Silver Spark Plug, for dedicated service and leadership in maintenance management to five TMC members

October 28, 2001 - Industry News

Flying J Open Near Lodi, Calif.

A new Flying J truckstop has opened at Interstate 5 and Highway 12 west of Lodi, Calif

October 28, 2001 - Industry News

Hoover Dam Detour Causing Problems

Since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, all but the most local truck traffic has been prohibited from crossing Hoover Dam on U.S. 93. According to local papers, the detoured trucks are causing some problems

Tags: Highways

October 28, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Tunnel Proposed At Detroit/Windsor Crossing

A Canadian company plans to create a truck tunnel at the Canadian border between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario

Tags: Highways

October 28, 2001 - Industry News

Knight Transportation Selling Stock

Knight Transportation, Phoenix, is selling 2.5 million shares

October 26, 2001 - Industry News

Get Free Routing Software Trial When You Buy Motor Carrier's Atlas

Rand McNally has announced a special offer for buyers of its new 2002 Motor Carriers' Road Atlas

October 25, 2001 - Industry News

South Carolina To Ban Trucks From Left Lanes

South Carolina will soon ban tractor-trailers from the left lanes of the state's widest highways, including I-77

Tags: Highways

October 25, 2001 - Industry News

NEXIQ Offers In-Cab Development Tool

NEXIQ Technologies, Manchester, N.H., has released Version 1.5 of its IVIS software, which is used by truck makers and software developers to develop in-cab graphic displays and applications

October 25, 2001 - Industry News

Innovative Computing Teams Up To Provide Hardware Along With Software

Innovative Computing Corp. announced an exclusive agreement with Support Net to provide IBM AS/400 iSeries computers to the trucking industry

October 25, 2001 - Industry News

American Freightways, Cummins Embark On Emissions Reduction Plan

Cummins and LTL carrier American Freightways have agreed to conduct a low-NOx (nitrous oxide) engine recalibration program using technology developed by Cummins

October 25, 2001 - Industry News

XM Rig Tours NASCAR Winston Cup Circuit

XM Satellite Radio's "NASCAR Rig" will tour the NASCAR Winston Cup circuit throughout the Southern this fall, promoting its dedicated NASCAR channel

October 25, 2001 - Industry News

LA Port Looks At ID System

Container haulers serving the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach could be under closer scrutiny as officials discuss the possibility of background checks and an ID system for workers at the ports

Tags: Intermodal

October 25, 2001 - Industry News

House Passes Terrorism Bill Calling For Tougher Hazmat License Screening

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed an anti-terrorism bill that among a host of other measures, would put potential hazmat drivers under closer scrutiny

October 25, 2001 - Industry News

@Road Explains High Tech Fleet Management

Anyone who wants to understand how contemporary technology can help manage far-flung fleets should check out a new white paper from @Road Inc., the fleet management technology provider based in Fremont, Calif

October 25, 2001 - Industry News

Old Dominion, Allied Report 3rd Quarter Financials

Two carriers release third quarter financial results Thursday, with one reporting record business levels

October 25, 2001 - Industry News

Economic Reports Show Effects Of Terrorist Attack

Even though the latest economic reports paint a picture of a dismal economy, there is some evidence that the full shock of the terrorist attacks to the economy was absorbed during September

Tags: Economy

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