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July 25, 2001 - Industry News

Independent Review Board Choice Could Help Lead To Independent Teamsters

The choice of Joseph diGenova as the Teamsters' appointee to the three-member Independent Review Board could be a step closer to the union's goal of being released from federal supervision

July 25, 2001 - Industry News

Kenworth Nova Scotia Relocates

Kenworth Nova Scotia has relocated to a larger, more convenient site in New Glasgow

July 25, 2001 - Industry News

First Motor Carrier Safety Reauthorization Listening Session Today

As the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration looks forward to its Spring 2002 budget submission, the agency is holding public "listening sessions," the first one today in Atlanta

July 25, 2001 - Industry News

Medium, Heavy Trucks Excluded From Proposed Tire Pressure Monitoring Mandate

Medium and heavy trucks have been excluded from proposed federal standards requiring tire pressure monitoring systems in new vehicles

July 25, 2001 - Industry News

Prophesy Releases Dispatch & Accounting Version 3.5

Prophesy Transportation Solutions, Bloomfield, Conn., announced the availability of its Prophesy Dispatch & Accounting software in version 3.5

July 25, 2001 - Industry News

Ryder: Soft Economy Slows Demand for Rental Trucks & Some Logistics Services

A decline in commercial truck rentals coupled with lower demand for logistics services held Ryder System second quarter revenues to $1.29 billion, down 2.9% from the same period last year

July 25, 2001 - Industry News

Paccar Sales, Profits Down

Kenworth and Peterbilt parent Paccar Inc. reported a drop in sales and income for the second quarter, both attributed to the decrease in North American new truck demand

July 25, 2001 - Industry News

Watch Out For I-40 Construction in Knoxville

Look out for lane closures on Interstate 40 in Knoxille, Tenn., this week

Tags: Highways

July 24, 2001 - Industry News

Record Earnings for ExxonMobil

High oil and natural gas prices boosted ExxonMobil’s second quarter earnings to a record $4.38 billion, up 6% from second quarter 2000

July 24, 2001 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Seats 5,000th Truck

U.S. Xpress headquarters was the recent site of a ceremony seating the company's 5,000th truck.

U.S. Xpress, Chattanooga, Tenn., seated its 5,000th truck during special ceremonies recently

July 24, 2001 - Industry News

Stuck On The Schuylkill

Philadelphia's Schuylkill Expressway started round-the-clock construction lane closures Monday for the first time since 1989 - and it's a mess

Tags: Highways

July 24, 2001 - Industry News

Deaths In Construction Zones Rise

The number of people killed in highway construction zones is at an all-time high

July 24, 2001 - Industry News

TruckerFest To Host Blood Drive

Newport Communications' annual TruckerFest, held at The Alamo Travel Center in Reno/Sparks, Nev., will host a blood drive

Tags: Events

July 24, 2001 - Industry News

OOIDA Sponsors Trucker Buddy

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn. has renewed its sponsorship of Trucker Buddy International

July 24, 2001 - Industry News

Cannon Express Involuntary Bankruptcy Proceeding Dismissed

Three men who tried to force Arkansas-based Cannon Express into involuntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy have changed their minds, and will likely face penalties for filing a frivolous lawsuit

July 24, 2001 - Industry News

Wabash Posts Second Quarter Loss

Wabash National Corp., Lafayette, Ind., reported a $10.8 million second quarter loss, before inventory and other nonrecurring charges, on sales of $212.2 million

July 24, 2001 - Industry News

Volvo Profits Down 28%

Sweden's Volvo Group blamed the weak North American truck market for a 28% drop in its second quarter profit and warned of declining truck demand in Europe

July 23, 2001 - Industry News

New Transportation Laws On The Books In Missouri

Construction-zone speeding fines, public/private rest area partnerships and bridge laws were all addressed in a Missouri bill that goes into effect next month

July 23, 2001 - Industry News

Speed Limits Higher On Some Tennessee Highways

Some non-Interstate, controlled access highways in Tennessee now have a 70-mph speed limit

Tags: Highways

July 23, 2001 - Industry News

Con-Way Sends Record Number To Championships

Con-Way Transportation Services, Ann Arbor, Mich., is sending 59 drivers to the American Trucking Association's 2001 National Truck Driving Championships in Minneapolis next month

July 23, 2001 - Industry News

Caterpillar, DaimlerChrysler Revise Cooperation Agreement

In the face of a slowing world economy and ever-changing manufacturer alliances, Caterpillar and DaimlerChrysler have scaled down an agreement announced last year

July 23, 2001 - Industry News

North American Slump Hurts Goodyear Performance

A worldwide slowdown in auto and truck sales, plus currency devaluations in some countries, hurt second quarter sales and earnings for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

July 23, 2001 - Industry News

XM Names Antenna Maker

XM Satellite Radio of Washington, D.C., has announced that Antenna Specialists of Cleveland, Ohio., will design, manufacture, market and distribute vehicular antennas for XM's Satellite radio service

July 23, 2001 - Industry News

Kansas Now Offers PrePass

Kansas has joined the PrePass system

July 23, 2001 - Industry News

Averitt Seeks Feedback on the Web

Averitt Express, Cookville, Tenn., is soliciting customer feedback on its web site regarding on the company’s range of freight transportation and logistics services

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