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March 20, 2000 - Industry News

M.S. Carriers Raises Driver Pay

M.S. Carriers has increased driver pay for its regional, experienced line-haul, and academy graduates an average of 11.1 to 14.8 percent.

March 20, 2000 - Industry News

Fiat Eyeing Scania

Fiat reportedly has its eye on Scania. "We're not Scandanavian, that's for sure," the Italian automaker's honorary chairman, Giovanni Agnelli, recently told a Milan newspaper.

March 20, 2000 - Industry News

DAC and USMA Merge

DAC Services and United States Mutual Association are merging to form Total Information Services Inc.

March 20, 2000 - Industry News

PennDOT Denies DAC Access to Driving Records

DAC Services meets this week with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to win back access to the state's driving records. PennDOT officials stopped issuing records to DAC after an investigation found that two carriers had purchased records from DAC then illegally resold them over the Internet.

March 20, 2000 - Industry News

LTL Carrier Silver Eagle Closes Its Doors

After 70 years in the freight hauling business, Portland, OR, based Silver Eagle Inc. has closed its doors. The company cited several problems, including the recent runup in fuel prices, computer problems, and rising labor costs

March 20, 2000 - Industry News

Rush and Housby Promote Mixers

Rush Truck Centers and Housby Mixer Systems have launched a national dealer tour to introduce a new readymix system.

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

ADT Offers Freightliner Dealers Online Auction

ADT Automotive will offer Freightliner dealers the opportunity to restock their inventories without ever leaving their offices by holding an online heavy duty truck sale on March 29.

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

Isuzu to Develop Diesel Exhaust Filters

Japan's four major truck makers have agreed to have Isuzu Motors Ltd. develop and produce diesel particulate filters (DPFs) for the three others starting in April to save investment and procurement costs.

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

TA Opens New-Look Center in Michigan

TravelCenters of America is opening another of its new-look facilities on April 3 in Monroe, Michigan

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

Van Lines Receive Safety Awards

The American Moving and Storage Assn. has recognized six van lines and independent moving companies in the seventh annual AMSA Moving Industry Safety Awards program.

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Make-A-Wish Convoy on May 14

The 11th annual Mother’s Day Convoy, which benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Susquehanna Valley in south-central Pennsylvania, has been scheduled for May 14 at the Burle Industries parking lot on Route 23, east of Lancaster.

Tags: Events

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

Arrow Improves Web Site

Arrow Trucking Co., Tulsa, OK, has enhanced its website,, to give customers the ability to tender loads, access load documents and learn the tariff miles form city to city.

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

Viking Expands Service to Canada

Viking Freight Inc. has expanded its Canada service to include the convenience of through rate quotes and through tracing via the Internet.

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

Training Module Promotes Safety at Railroad Crossings

Operation Lifesaver and its safety partners, including the American Trucking Assns., have developed a new truck driver safety video and training module

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

USFreightways Forms Logistics Group

USFreightways Corporation, Rosemont, IL, has formed USF Worldwide Logistics, a new operating group which brings the company's logistics and freight forwarding business units into one organization.

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

Schneider Acquires Freight Payment Firm

Schneider Logistics, Green Bay, WI, has acquired the freight payment services of Tranzact Systems, Ltd., a freight payment business that processes in excess of $4 billion in payments annually.

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

Roadway Upgrades LTL Software

Roadway Express, Akron, OH, has launched its new Windows-based, Web-enabled version of ExpressWORKS, its software for the less-than-truckload industry

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

Unishippers to Manage Freight Online

Unishippers, a reseller of transportation services, has partnered with nPassage to provide their 300 franchises with a transaction-based service that will allow them to manage their heavy freight shipments over the Internet.

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

STB Tells Railroads to Take a Breather from Mergers

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Surface Transportation Board has told large railroads not to pursue further merger activities until it can come up with new rules governing merger proceedings. STB said it would take about 15 months to adopt new rules.

Tags: Intermodal

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

Impaired Driver To Get Second Chance for Medical Waiver

A U.S. Court of Appeals has reversed the U.S. Department of Transportation’s decision to deny a vision waiver to a one-armed driver and ordered the agency to come up with a way to evaluate driving skills based on individual capabilities

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

Haldex Expands Manufacturing And Warranty Centers

Haldex Brake Systems has announced a $12 million expansion of its Friction Product Center, located just outside of Montgomery, AL. The center produces friction material in both drum brake lining and disc brake pads for light,

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

Associates Buys Trailer Rental Firm

Associates Rental Systems has purchased the heavy-duty trailer assets of Livco, Inc., a trailer rental company based in Morton Grove, IL.

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

Roadway Express Accused of Discrimination

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunities Commission has accused Roadway Express Inc. of discrimination against blacks and women.

March 16, 2000 - Industry News

Truckers Return to Washington to Protest Fuel Prices

Many were called but few came to the second trucker protest against high fuel prices. Two owner-operator groups organized a followup convoy to Capitol Hill, following the event in February, but truckers were either too busy or

March 16, 2000 - Industry News

First Puerto Rican Drivers Arrive Next Week

The first group of new truck driving recruits from Puerto Rico is expected to arrive on the U.S. mainland next week.


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