November 29, 1999 - Industry News
Just-in-time inventory management has been a boon for the truck industry, and e-commerce may be its greatest future challenge, according to Eaton president and COO Sandy Cutler.
In his keynote address at the NationaLease annual convention,
Peregrine Systems says United Airlines has purchased its FleetAnywhere software system for implementation in 39 locations worldwide.
Six of Schneider National's Advantage Club winners were treated to a Green Bay Packer football weekend early this fall.
Jacobs Vehicle Systems recently produced its two-millionth engine retarder, or Jake Brake as it is commonly known.
The possibility of success may have hurt PNV Inc.'s debut on the Nasdaq last Wednesday
Clean Diesel Technologies Inc. fell deeper into the red last quarter as it continues to invest in systems to help engine makers meet 2002 emissions regulations. The company lost $2.4 million in the third quarter and has lost $3.8 million year-to-date.
The safety legislation that Congress passed November 19 is a two-part meal: a special first course, followed by meat-and-potatoes
November 26, 1999 - Industry News
New Jersey Turnpike Authority commissioners last week voted unanimously to authorize public hearings on a plan to raise tolls
November 24, 1999 - Industry News
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will reportedly seek regulations requiring vehicle manufacturers to post emissions related repair and service information on a web site.
Truckload carrier Werner Enterprises says higher fuel prices will affect fourth quarter earnings.
Associates Commercial Corp. has launched Technology Vendor Finance Group to provide finance and leasing services to manufacturers and distributors of technology-based products.
Grumman Olson Industries Inc. will add refrigerated truck bodies to its line of aluminum walk-in vans and parcel delivery trucks with the purchase of Complete Refrigerated Truck Bodies, Alvaton, GA
Haldex Brake Systems has announced plans to build a new facility for its Product Center in Heidelberg, Germany.
TRW Inc. has agreed to sell Lucas Diesel Systems to Delphi Automotive Systems Corp. for $871 million in cash. Delphi will acquire substantially all Lucas assets, certain liabilities, and its associated aftermarket activities
Officials at Landstar System say they're confident that a proposed "unsatisfactory" safety rating for its Landstar Ligon division will never take effect.
Over 20% of truckload carriers participating in The National Survey of Driver Wages have increased driver compensation since last August, according to SignPost Inc., which conducts the quarterly survey.
As the Teamsters' unfair labor practices strike against less-than-truckload carrier Overnite Transportation passes the one-month mark, Overnite reopened another service center that had been closed due to the picketing
Less-than-truckload carrier Overnite Transportation, Richmond, VA, has started taking delivery of 240 new trucks, the first installment of a $14.45 million purchase from Navistar International
A study conducted by Cambridge Systematics for the American Highway Users Alliance identifies the most serious traffic bottlenecks across the country
If you're heading into Waldo, FL on State Road 24, you'll notice new highway markings that are supposed to help you slow down before you hit a speed trap.
The American Automobile Assn. and the Florida Department
New-York based National Tractor Trailer School has bought a second truck driving simulator
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters declared an emergency trusteeship for Philadelphia Local 115 and removed 73-year-old John P. Morris from office as secretary-treasurer last week. The union accused Morris of a number of abuses, including buying and stockpiling weapons
November 23, 1999 - Industry News
Trucking companies have been dealing with driver job-hopping and a driver shortage for years. But with today's tight labor market, other employers are now facing the same problems.
A recent article in U.S. News & World Report
Congress made itself clear: it’s time for the federal truck and bus safety program to stand on its own.
Legislation passed last week contains the most significant change in truck safety regulation in more than 30 years.
It's hard enough for truck drivers to find medical treatment on the road without having to give your full medical history every time. A new service is working with trucking companies to use the Internet to provide important medical background information
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