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March 29, 2001 - Industry News

Airborne Express Joins MFCA

The Motor Freight Carriers Assn., a Washington trade group representing unionized LTL carriers, reports that it has a new member, Airborne Express

March 28, 2001 - Industry News

Studying Driver Distraction

Ford Motor Co. is looking into how in-vehicle devices distract drivers, especially those that require the driver’s concentration

March 28, 2001 - Industry News

Canadian National To Boost Montreal Intermodal Capacity

Canadian National plans to build a state-of-the-art intermodal terminal at its Taschereau Yard in the municipalities of Saint-Laurent and Lachine near Montreal as part of a $47 million terminal consolidation plan

Tags: Intermodal

March 28, 2001 - Industry News

Con-Way Gets Into Air Freight Forwarding

Less-than-truckload carrier Con-Way Transportation Services, Ann Arbor, Mich, will enter the air freight forwarding business with the opening of Con-Way Air Express

March 28, 2001 - Industry News

New Penn Named LTL Carrier of the Year By Shipper Group

New Penn Motor Express, a subsidiary of Arnold Industries, earned a rating of 100% on-time delivery to receive the 2000 LTL Re-Distribution Carrier Award from the WPG Shippers Association

March 28, 2001 - Industry News

Heartland Express Announces Drivers of the Year

Heartland Express, Coralville, Iowa, honored one company driver and one owner-operator from each terminal with Driver of the Year honors

March 28, 2001 - Industry News

Dorsey Trailer Sale Close To Being Finalized

Unable to come up with a workable restructuring plan, officials with the bankrupt truck trailer maker Dorsey are close to selling the company off

March 28, 2001 - Industry News

Euro Trucks To Meet Emission Standards

In Germany and other European nations, big trucks that travel major highways face possible pollution fees

March 28, 2001 - Industry News

Split Speed Measure Fails in Indiana

A measure that would have increased the speed limit differential between cars and trucks in Indiana has failed

March 28, 2001 - Industry News

Louisiana Weigh Stations to Get PrePass Automation

Louisiana has decided to deploy PrePass automatic weigh station bypass systems at 12 locations - a decision that will allow PrePass equipped trucks to travel coast-to-coast on I-10 without stopping for scales

Tags: Highways

March 28, 2001 - Industry News

PLC4Trucks Licensing Flap Settled

Makers of ABS equipment are signing licensing agreements with the inventor of a required electronic circuitry, signaling the end of an impasse that threatened to shut down production of tractors and trailers

March 28, 2001 - Industry News Partners with

Internet-based logistic services provider of Overland Park, Kan., has announced a strategic partnership with, of Newport Beach, Calif

March 28, 2001 - Industry News

Propane Fleet Buys Anti-Jackknife Device

Safe Transportation Systems of Bellingham, Wash., has announced an agreement with Autogas Propane Ltd. of Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, to install the STS Accident Control and Anti-jackknife System on existing equipment and new trailer purchases

March 28, 2001 - Industry News

Anderson Site Offers Advanced Features

Truckload carrier Anderson Trucking Service of St. Cloud, Minn., has revamped its web site using a suite of e-business software applications from BroadVision of Redwood City, Calif

March 27, 2001 - Industry News

Mayflower To Close Truck Cab Plant

Just a few days after announcing the award of a new contract to supply truck cabs to Volvo Trucks North America, Mayflower Vehicle Systems announced it is closing one of its plants in late May

March 27, 2001 - Industry News

Trucking Barometers Mixed

The barometers that trucking sometimes turns to in order to gauge the future health of the industry are mixed. As recently as yesterday, several figures were released which, while they weren’t cause for celebration, weren’t cause for alarm, either

Tags: Economy

March 27, 2001 - Industry News

Investor Sues Former Asche Directors

An investor has filed suit against former directors and auditors of Asche Transportation Services

March 27, 2001 - Industry News

Resurfacing Project On I-290/Illinois 53 Begins April 2

A nighttime and weekend patching and resurfacing project for I-290/Illinois 53 in northwest suburban Cook County, Ill., is scheduled to begin Monday, April 2

Tags: Highways

March 27, 2001 - Industry News

Move Over for Emergency Vehicles in Michigan

A new state law goes into effect today in Michigan requiring drivers to change lanes or slow down when passing emergency vehicles by the side of the road

March 27, 2001 - Industry News

Scientists Warn of Sleep Apnea

British papers this week are touting the news that fat truck drivers are prone to falling asleep at the wheel. The culprit is sleep apnea, a disorder more common in older, overweight males - a common truck driver profile

March 27, 2001 - Industry News

Carlisle Motion Control To Open New Facility

Carlisle Motion Control Industries announced its plans to open a new friction material manufacturing facility in South Hill, Va

March 27, 2001 - Industry News

CarrierPoint Offers Cash for Customers

CarrierPoint, a web-based logistics market and software company, has launched a carrier affiliate program to reward carriers for bring new shippers to the CarrierPoint network

March 27, 2001 - Industry News

LoadScout's Fortunes Rise

Things are looking up at LoadScout. "In the last few weeks, we've seen that loads are picking up," said Len Herstein, LoadScout's marketing director. "We've seen individual companies posting more loads." That could be good news for a sagging trucking market

March 27, 2001 - Industry News

Arrow Opens Fontana Branch

Used-truck dealer Arrow Truck Sales has opened its newest branch in Fontana, Calif

March 26, 2001 - Industry News

Pilot Opens Travel Center In Benton, Ark.

Pilot Corp. recently opened a new travel center in Benton, Ark


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