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February 29, 2000 - Industry News

SmartStop to Install Internet Kiosks in Truckstops

SmartStop, Portland, OR has signed a deal with National Electronic Technologies Corp., Rothesay, New Brunswick to install a network of kiosks in truckstops.

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February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Yellow Forms Online Marketplace

Yellow Corp. is the latest fleet to become involved in an online venture which provides business-to-business transportation services.

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February 29, 2000 - Industry News

I2 Technologies Launches Online Freight Marketplace

I2 Technologies, Inc. has announced FreightMatrix, an Internet-based business-to-business freight marketplace

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February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Delphi Automotive Buys Parts Supplier

Delphi Automotive Systems Corp. has reached an agreement to buy the AP Distribution Services business of AP Group Limited for about $65 million cash.

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February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Owner-Operators Plan Second Washington Convoy

Buoyed by the apparent success of last week's demonstration in Washington, DC, organizers are planning a second, larger convoy for March 16. The recently formed National Owner Operator Trucking Assn. hopes to organize at least 200 trucks

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February 29, 2000 - Industry News

South Florida Dump Truck Drivers Return To Work

After nearly a month-long wildcat strike, owner-operators of dump trucks in South Florida are back on the job

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February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Final Phase Of I-55 Reconstruction To Start In Chicago

The final phase of Illinois' Mission I-55, the Stevenson Expressway reconstruction in Chicago, begins at 9 p.m. Friday

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February 29, 2000 - Industry News

NTE to Partner With RightFreight.com

The National Transportation Exchange, Inc. has formed a strategic partnership with RightFreight.com, an Internet-based exchange for the air freight and logistics industries.

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February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Kenworth Cuts Mexican Production

Kenworth Mexicana S.A. de C.V., a heavy duty truck manufacturing subsidiary of Paccar Inc., has reduced output of Class 8 trucks by 12.9%, sources disclosed. Kenmex is now producing 27 units per day, down from 31 trucks

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February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Ingersoll-Rand Buys 70% of Zexel

Ingersoll-Rand Co. has purchased a 70% interest in Tokyo-based Zexel Cold Systems, a manufacturer of transport refrigeration systems and bus air conditioning equipment. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Zexel will become part of Ingersoll-Rand's Climate

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February 29, 2000 - Industry News

OSHA Adds Another Week to Ergonomics Hearings

In order to accommodate more than 300 requests from individuals and organizations that want to testify, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has added an extra week to its schedule of public hearings on proposed ergonomics standards.

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Transport Corp. Still A Sweet Deal, Analysts Say

U.S. Freightways may have pulled out of the deal but Transport Corp. of America is "still the apple of many a buyer's eye," according to a recent Mergers and Acquisitions Report from Securities Data Publishing.

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February 29, 2000 - Industry News

Flexfab Opens Plant In England

Flexfab Europe Ltd. has opened a new manufacturing plant in Nottingham, England. The 3,000 square foot facility produces high-performance hoses, ducts, bellows and other special shapes for the transfer of hot fluids and pressurized air in

February 29, 2000 - Industry News

LTL Stocks Are Being Overlooked

Truckload carriage seems to get more attention on Wall Street, but less-than-truckload deserves a second look, according to Jeffrey Kauffman, first vice president, Merrill Lynch & Co.

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February 28, 2000 - Industry News

TruckersCo-op.com Signs With Comdata

Celadon Group has reached agreement with Comdata Corp. in which Comdata will provide over-the-road processing of various products and services offered by Celadon's TruckersCo-op.com to its members

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February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Con-Way Central Opens Michigan Terminal

Con-Way Central Express, Ann Arbor, MI, has opened a new freight service center at 5070 Carpenter Road, just north of US-12 in Ypsilanti, MI.

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February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Fleetclean Acquires Sani-Wash

Fleetclean Systems Inc., Hardin, TX, has signed a letter of intent to acquire Sani-Wash of Illinois, Inc. a privately-held internal tank wash facility based in Markham, IL.

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February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Bulknet.com Offers Load-Matching for Chemical Haulers

Bulknet.com has launched a website offering load-matching services for registered shippers and tank truck carriers in the chemical industry

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February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Asche Accuses Executives of Embezzlement

Asche Transportation Services, Shannon, IL, has fired two of its top executives for allegedly embezzling $1 million

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February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Houston Port Truckers Threaten Strike

More than 20 port truckers walked off the job last week at a trucking company in Houston, and Teamsters leaders say 1,000 more will stop working March 13

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February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Amtrak Chasing More Freight

Amtrak says it will go after more of trucking's business as it makes plans to expand its passenger service in its efforts to be self-sufficient

Tags: Intermodal

February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Petro-Canada Adding Truckstop Internet Access

A large Canadian provider of public access Internet terminals has signed an agreement with Petro-Canada to install Global VideoNET public Internet access terminals in truckstops and petroleum locations owned and/or managed by Petro-Canada

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February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Truck Down Expands Internet Service

In response to suggestions from truckers and fleet managers, Truck Down Info International Inc. has made a major upgrade in the capabilities of its web site, www.truckdown.com. The upgraded version encourages truckers and fleet managers to build

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February 28, 2000 - Industry News

Truckomat Truck Wash Adds Two Locations

Truckomat Truck Wash has started construction of new facilities at two locations: Laredo, TX and Indianapolis, IN

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February 28, 2000 - Industry News

GE Capital Buys B of A Lease Portfolio

GE Capital Fleet Services has purchased the corporate and utility fleet leasing portfolio of Bank of America Leasing and Capital Group. The portfolio, which includes some 26,000 commercial trucks and cars nationwide, will become part of GE Capital Fleet Services' North American business.

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