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May 4, 2000 - Industry News

French Fleets Use Technology to Schedule Drivers

As the U.S. struggles to develop new hours of service rules, fleets in France are doing some innovative things with technology to help them schedule drivers and trucks. Until quite recently, trucking in France was a

May 4, 2000 - Industry News

NTSB Adds Truck Topics To Most Wanted List

The National Transportation Safety Board’s annual “most wanted list” grew from 10 to 11 this year with the addition of truck and bus safety

Tags: Safety

May 4, 2000 - Industry News

Brazilian Truckers On Strike

Brazilian truckers, on strike since Tuesday over demands for lower tolls and better highway security, are causing drops in supplies of gasoline and vegetables in some Brazilian cities

May 3, 2000 - Industry News

Prestolite Reports Reduced Losses

Prestolite Electric Inc. and its parent, Prestolite Electric Holding, reported first quarter 2000 sales from continuing operations of $52.1 million with a net loss of $1.8 million. In fourth quarter 1999 the company posted a net

Tags: Industry

May 3, 2000 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel Sales, Profits Down

Detroit Diesel Corp. reported first quarter 2000 net income of $10.1 million on revenues of $536 million versus record net income of $12.5 million on $592 million for first quarter 1999

Tags: Industry

May 3, 2000 - Industry News

Taxpayers May Be Footing Bill For Clean Grocery Trucks

The state of California and three grocery store chains last week announced the settlement of a pollution lawsuit with great fanfare. But one California newspaper says they forgot to mention a few things in their press releases

Tags: Industry

May 3, 2000 - Industry News

Missouri Considers I-70 Options

Missouri highway officials are just weeks away from deciding the best way to expand capacity on Interstate 70 between Kansas City and St. Louis

Tags: Highways

May 3, 2000 - Industry News

NLRB Issues Decision Against Overnite

The National Labor Relations Board issued a decision against Overnite Transportation Company late last month. The Teamsters union, which has been involved in an unfair labor practices strike against Overnite for six months, hailed the decision as a victory

Tags: Industry

May 2, 2000 - Industry News

DAT Announces Sweepstakes Winners

DAT Services recently announced the winners of a promotional sweepstakes for its Load Card and DAT internet products

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May 2, 2000 - Industry News

Kenan Experiences Steady Growth

Kenan Transport Co., Chapel Hill, NC, reported solid results for the first quarter of 2000. Revenue was $38.3 million compared to $34 million for the first quarter of 1999. Net income was $944,000 compared to

Tags: Fleets

May 2, 2000 - Industry News

Low Extends KLLM Tender Offer, Drops Efforts to Replace Board

Low Acquisition, a company owned by New Prime President Robert Low, has extended its tender offer for outstanding shares of KLLM Transport Services common stock to May 30, 2000. The offer was to have expired on May 9

Tags: Fleets

May 2, 2000 - Industry News

Restructuring Hurts FFE Balance Sheet

Dallas-based Frozen Food Express Industries, in the middle of a restructuring, reported a $563,000 loss for the first quarter.

Tags: Fleets

May 2, 2000 - Industry News

Con-Way Canada Expands

Toronto-based Con-Way Canada Express says it is expanding its operations into five more provinces as part of its overall plan to build a more comprehensive service network throughout Canada

May 2, 2000 - Industry News

Nasdaq Moves to Delist Asche Transportation

The Nasdaq Stock Market has commenced proceedings to delist the shares of Asche Transportation Services, Shannon, IL from the Nasdaq National Market as a result of the company's failure to file its Form 10-K for the

Tags: Fleets

May 2, 2000 - Industry News

High Fuel Prices Hurt Mobile Fueling Firm

Streicher Mobile Fueling, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, lost money in its fourth fiscal quarter largely due to higher fuel prices

Tags: Industry

May 2, 2000 - Industry News

Roadway Adds Three Mexican Terminals

Roadway Express, Akron, OH, has expanded its Mexican operations with the opening of three new service terminals. A new Juarez terminal creates a new gateway into Mexico at the El Paso, TX/Juarez, MX border crossing, while

May 2, 2000 - Industry News

Con-Way Enhances Web Site

Con-Way Transportation Services, Ann Arbor, MI, has added three new service features to its website, www.con-way.com. The features include an on-line function that allows electronic communication of a bill-of-lading and pickup notice, a Canadian currency translation

Tags: Fleets

May 2, 2000 - Industry News

Western Star Revenues, Profits Up

Western Star Trucks posted net income of $15 million ($22.3 million Canadian) on revenues of $274.6 million (C$407.7 million) for its third fiscal quarter ending March 31. Net income includes a $11.5 million gain on the

Tags: Industry

May 2, 2000 - Industry News

Award Created to Honor Trailer Dealers

Associates First Capital Corp. and the National Trailer Dealers Assn. (NTDA), have jointly developed an award program to recognize the nation's outstanding heavy duty trailer dealers.

Tags: Industry

May 2, 2000 - Industry News

Philadelphia Local Elects New Leader After Morris Ouster

In a complicated story of union politics, Philadelphia Teamsters Local 107 has elected Bill Hamilton president after the removal of John Morris by Teamsters President James P. Hoffa

Tags: Industry

May 2, 2000 - Industry News

Colorado Amendment Promises Trucking Tax Break

Colorado lawmakers, as part of tax cuts designed to return a surplus to the taxpayers, have passed a bill that would nearly eliminate the sales tax on large trucks and parts

Tags: Industry

May 1, 2000 - Industry News

Parents Vow To Fight For Stricter Cargo Rules

After winning nearly $5 million in a lawsuit last week resulting from the untimely death of their daughter, a Florida couple announced their plans to fight for tougher cargo securement regulations

Tags: Safety

May 1, 2000 - Industry News

DOT Study Could Overrule Arizona Restrictions

Arizona Gov. Jane Hull last week signed a law restricting tractor-trailers to 65 mph on rural interstates, 10 mph below the speed limit for other vehicles. But whether the new law goes into effect as scheduled July 18 will depend on the results of a state Department of Transportation study

Tags: Safety

May 1, 2000 - Industry News

Overnite, Teamsters Continue Contract Talks

Overnite Transportation and the Teamsters' National Negotiating Committee met for three days in Chicago last week for the resumption of contract negotiations, and the union reports progress in some areas

Tags: Industry

May 1, 2000 - Industry News

Public Money May Be Used to Fund Railway Expansion

Railroads are becoming more brazen about accepting public money to fund track expansions. According to The Wall Street Journal, Norfolk Southern Corp. wants the state of Virginia to help it pay the projected $900 million to

Tags: Intermodal

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