February 14, 2001 - Industry News
CFI, Joplin, Mo., is "submersing" its employees in a company-wide safety campaign
A Pennsylvania coalition dedicated to making I-78 safer recently released year-end statistics showing a decrease in fatal crashes
TTI Holdings, which bought troubled PNV for $5.5 million, plans to have the company's phone, cable and Internet services back up and running by the end of the month
Watkins Motor Lines, a less-than-truckload carrier based in Lakeland, Fla., has agreed to pay nearly $11 million to settle a lawsuit in the latest fallout from the Illinois CDLs-for-bribes scandal
Delphi Automotive Systems announced that the first application of its Duraswitch switch technology will be in the development of future over-the-road truck seats
The Nasdaq exchange has conditionally extended the listing of @Track Communications on the Nasdaq SmallCap Market until April 23
February 13, 2001 - Industry News
Tuesday's economic news read like a Dickens novel: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times
Fewer trucks are being weighed and inspected in Nevada
Donaldson, a leading manufacturer of filtration systems and replacement parts, announced a strategic supplier agreement with Davco Manufacturing to combine Donaldson's filter and element manufacturing with Davco's fuel processing systems
Iowa 80 Group's two Missouri truckstops have set the dates for their annual trucker celebrations
Deterioration of the U.S. heavy truck market, aftermarket softness, and reduced production of light trucks and SUVs cut Dana profits almost in half last year
Iowa 80 Group has signed a franchise agreement for its Oak Grove 70 Truckstop to become a Petro Stopping Center
AmeriQuest of Cherry Hill, N.J., a provider of transportation and logistics services and a membership-based buying co-op, has purchased FleetXchange.com
The Military Traffic Management Command is reviewing its automation transportation systems to determine if they can be replaced with existing commercial software
Yellow Freight System, the largest operating subsidiary of Yellow Corp., has laid off approximately 160 salaried staff members
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems will exclusively distribute a visual brake stroke indicator and diagnostic system made by Toronto-based Spectra Inc.
New Jersey-based Jevic is now adding service to the Central and Eastern Canadian Provinces from all of its regional facilities
New Penn Motor Express, Lebanon, Pa., is offering a new Guaranteed AM Delivery service
Business is up at many of the nation's trucking companies, but profits are falling at a faster rate
Transportation.com, the Internet transportation management company, announced a partnership with a program of The Hosiery Association, a trade association representing U.S. hosiery manufacturers
San Francisco-based SupplyLinks, a web-based transportation and logistics management company, announced that seven major transportation providers have joined the SupplyLinks Global Logistics Network
February 12, 2001 - Industry News
Retail truck sales continued their fall last month, but prospects of a recovery are brightening.
January Class 6-8 sales of 22,705 units were the lowest January in four years.
January is a seasonally weak month for truck sales.
A 36-inch culvert beneath Oregon Highway 42 South 13 miles west of Bandon requires emergency repairs
Oklahoma hiked truck tolls on its turnpikes by about 30 percent last month, and many truckers are finding other ways to get where they're going
Atlanta-based CarrierPoint, the Internet transportation market, has introduced a software product called the Open Marketplace Services InterfaceSM toolkit
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