TopNews

26751  -  26775  of  33133

September 26, 2001 - Industry News

Education Department Awards Truck Driver Training Grant

The Motor Freight Carriers Association and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters - on a team led by Carnegie Mellon Driver Training and Safety Institute - have been awarded a grant to improve the training of truck drivers

September 26, 2001 - Industry News

Cat 3406 Rated Highest In Customer Satisfaction

For the second year in a row, Caterpillar's 3406 engine ranks highest in heavy-duty diesel engine satisfaction among customers of Class 8 trucks, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2001 Heavy-Duty Truck Engine Customer Satisfaction Study

September 25, 2001 - Industry News

Group Tries To Crash Clapp Nomination

A notoriously anti-truck safety lobbying organization is going all out to oppose the nomination of Joseph Clapp as the leader of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

September 25, 2001 - Industry News

Consumer Confidence Drops

Consumer confidence in the American economy has taken a nosedive

Tags: Economy

September 25, 2001 - Industry News

PTDI Certifies More Schools

Three new schools have joined the ranks of those offering Professional Truck Driver Institute-certified truck driver training courses

September 25, 2001 - Industry News

Freightquote.com Honored By Forbes

Freightquote.com, the Kansas City-based online freight provider, has been listed in Forbes magazine's "Best of the Web: B2B edition" as an industry leader in logistics

September 25, 2001 - Industry News

FedEx Ground Expands Home Delivery Service

FedEx Ground will open 63 more FedEx Home Delivery terminal

September 25, 2001 - Industry News

NTE Enhances Exchange Service

NTE is making it easier for carriers to get backhauls and other freight

September 25, 2001 - Industry News

Railroads Expand Intermodal Service

Railroads continue to band together to offer intermodal services they say can compete head-on with trucking

Tags: Intermodal

September 25, 2001 - Industry News

Roadway Third Quarter Results Mixed

Roadway Corp., Akron, Ohio, saw income and revenues down from last year, but reported better results than the first two quarters of this year

September 25, 2001 - Industry News

Volvo Execs Talk About Future Of Truck Brands

Volvo Global Trucks will retain its three distinct brands in world markets: Volvo, Mack and Renault

September 25, 2001 - Industry News

Ergonomics Action Delayed

The U.S. Department of Labor announced last week it is postponing the announcement of a plan of action on ergonomics

September 24, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Fatalities Drop In 2000

While the number of highway fatalities remained virtually unchanged between 1999 and 2000, large truck crash fatalities dropped 3 percent

September 24, 2001 - Industry News

National Safety Council To Honor Ryder

The National Safety Council will honor Ryder System, Miami, Fla., and its president and CEO Gregory Swienton with its 2002 Green Cross for Safety Medal for exemplary commitment to workplace safety and corporate citizenship

September 24, 2001 - Industry News

Haldex Signs On For Truck Racing

Haldex Brake Systems has signed on to be the official and exclusive supplier of brake systems to the new ZF Super Truck Championship Racing Series

September 24, 2001 - Industry News

Government To Train On Cadec Recorders

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will train federal and state investigators on the use of onboard recording devices using Cadec's Mobius TTS onboard computing system

September 24, 2001 - Industry News

Gigou Talks About Volvo's Future

While Mack and Volvo products will remain separate, the newly merged companies are looking for ways to share resources. That's what Michel Gigou, the new CEO of Volvo Trucks North America, told the Greensboro, N.C., News & Record.

September 24, 2001 - Industry News

Desert Storm Leader To Address ATA Conference

Retired General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, commander of U.S. troops in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm during the 1990-91 Persian Gulf war, will speak at the American Trucking Associations' 2001 Management Conference and Exhibition

Tags: Events

September 24, 2001 - Industry News

LEI Shows Economic Uncertainty, Congress Poised To Beef Things Up

The latest economic news still paints an uncertain picture of the nation’s economy, but Congress is getting ready to move ahead with a plan to pump things up

Tags: Economy

September 23, 2001 - Industry News

Freightliner To Idle Plants

Freightliner plans to shut down three of its North American truck plants for a week next month to cut inventories

September 23, 2001 - Industry News

Neil Schuster to Take ITS America Reins

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America announced that Neil D. Schuster will be the organization's new president and CEO, effective Oct. 15

September 23, 2001 - Industry News

Get Ready To Chain Up In Colorado

September usually signals the first snowstorms in Colorado, and with weather forecasters predicting an early winter, truckers need to make sure their chains are ready for the season

September 23, 2001 - Industry News

Commercial Transportation Industry Key To Terrorist Response

The commercial transportation industry will play a pivotal role as American responds to the terrorist strikes, said a top military transporter in a speech last week. Bill Lucas, of the Military Traffic Management Command, told an audience

September 21, 2001 - Industry News

Cummins Powerstore Debuts New Look

Cummins' PowerStore, the company's e-commerce website, has a new look and new services

September 21, 2001 - Industry News

RouteTools Software Offers Drivers Low-Cost Routing Solution

RouteTools, created by Rand McNally, offers over-the-road drivers mapping, mileage, and route management

Newsletter

We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.

GotQuestions?

Sleeper Cab Power Experts

The expert, Steve Carlson from Xantrex, will answer your questions

View All

GotQuestions?

Transmissions

The expert, Brian Fletcher from Eaton, will answer your questions

View All