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December 6, 2001 - Industry News

Jacobs Reorganizes To Meet Global Trends

Jacobs Vehicles Systems, best known for the Jake Brake engine retarder, has reorganized to better address global trends such as industry consolidation

December 6, 2001 - Industry News

Drivers Worship At Terrell Rip Griffin

In 1989 when the Rip Griffin Travel Center in Terrell, Texas, opened, worship services were held by small groups in the drivers' lounge. Over the next few years, the driver's lounge became too small to hold

December 6, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Historical Society Moves

The American Truck Historical Society has moved its headquarters to Kansas City, Mo., from its previous home in Birmingham, Ala

December 5, 2001 - Industry News

How Carriers Cope With Recruiting In Recession

With freight demand down, the driver shortage has lessened. Heavy Duty Trucking's December issue reports that the need for good drivers is still there, and carriers are taking advantage of the situation to improve the quality of their drivers

December 5, 2001 - Industry News

CNF Combines Subsidiaries To Form Menlo Worldwide

CNF Inc., Palo Alto, Calif., is combining its Menlo Logistics, Emery Worldwide and Vector SCM operations to form Menlo Worldwide

December 5, 2001 - Industry News

Improvements On The Way For New York Border Crossing

Canadian and U.S. officials have pledged to upgrade the New York/Quebec border crossing

December 5, 2001 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Bill Calls For Fingerprinting Truckers

A package of anti-terrorism measures passed by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives would target trucking security by requiring truck drivers hauling hazardous materials to be fingerprinte

December 5, 2001 - Industry News

Interview: FMCSA Chief Joe Clapp Wants Performance

For Joe Clapp, chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, safety comes down to a personal commitment. People need to move “beyond compliance to performance,” he said this week in his first interview since becoming FMCSA Administrator in early October

December 5, 2001 - Industry News

FHWA Recognizes Outstanding Traffic Websites

The Federal Highway Administration has announced the first winners of its new national awards for traffic information website

December 5, 2001 - Industry News

West Brothers Sell LTL Division

West Brothers Transfer and Storage, H&S Divisions, a 55-year-old North Carolina-based trucking company, is selling its LTL division to Milan Express of Milan, Tenn

December 5, 2001 - Industry News

TracNet Offers Mobile High-Speed Internet Service Via DirecPC

High-speed mobile access to the Internet is offered by the new TracNet Mobile Internet Server from KVH Industries

December 5, 2001 - Industry News

Ford, Caterpillar Announce Logistics Software Alliance

Ford Motor Co. and Caterpillar Inc. announced a software alliance to develop a world-class logistics information system to speed the delivery of service repair parts

December 4, 2001 - Industry News

California Governor Pushes For Speedier Border Crossings

As California Gov. Gray Davis met with Mexican President Vicente Fox Monday, Davis called for speedier crossings at the border between California and Mexico

December 4, 2001 - Industry News

ETechnician Offers More Access To RoadRelay

Nexiq's eTechnician enables wireless access to Cummins' RoadRelay engine and vehicle electronic systems monitor

December 4, 2001 - Industry News

UPS, FedEx Change Fuel Surcharges

UPS and FedEx are both changing the way they calculate fuel surcharges

December 4, 2001 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Building IT Center

ArvinMeritor this week held a ceremonial groundbreaking to celebrate construction of an information technology center in Columbus, Ind

December 4, 2001 - Industry News

Oak Grove Petro Opens New Petro:Lube

Oak Grove Truckstop's Petro:Lube is open 24 hours a day.

A new Petro:Lube has opened at the Oak Grove Truckstop at I-70 Exit 28 in Oak Grove, Mo

December 4, 2001 - Industry News

Three Unions Team Up To Organize Port Drivers

The Teamsters and two major longshoremen's unions have teamed up to organize the 50,000 truckers hauling containers out of the nation's ports. The campaign is a joint effort of the Teamsters, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the International Longshoremen's Assn

Tags: Intermodal

December 4, 2001 - Industry News

Navistar Posts 4th Quarter Profit, Loss for the Year

Despite the economic slowdown, Navistar International says it expects to continue its recent string of profitable quarters into next year

December 4, 2001 - Industry News

Senate Signs Off On Mexican Truck Compromise; President Expected To Sign

Congress has signed off on a plan that will give Mexican trucks full access to U.S. markets next year

December 3, 2001 - Industry News

Western Star Offers Vocational Brochure

Western Star Trucks has developed a new brochure covering its entire vocational truck line

December 3, 2001 - Industry News

Bridgestone/Firestone Announces Big Reorganization

Bridgestone/Firestone announced a series of changes to its corporate structure effective the first of the month

December 3, 2001 - Industry News

Rush Names New COO

Rush Enterprises, which operates the largest network of Peterbilt heavy-duty truck dealerships in North America, announced that W.M. "Rusty" Rush, president, has been named chief operating officer

December 3, 2001 - Industry News

Ford Cuts Employee Benefits As Part Of Reorganization

‘Tis the season for corporate reorganizing. On Monday Ford Motor Company was one of many companies serving the trucking industry to announce they are making some big changes

December 3, 2001 - Industry News

U.S., Canada Sign Border Agreement

The U.S. and Canadian governments have agreed on a plan to strengthen security at the border while improving the flow of vital truck traffic

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