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July 27, 2009 - Industry News

Universal Purchases Assets of Pacer Transport

Universal Truckload Services has acquired the truckload operations of Pacer Transpor

July 27, 2009 - Industry News

Con-way Takes 89 to National Driving Championship

Con-way will send 89 of its drivers to the 72nd annual American Trucking Associations National Truck Driving Championships in Pittsburgh on Aug. 18-2

July 27, 2009 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Back Up After Month-long Fall

Average national diesel prices were up 3.2 cents this week, the first jump since June 22, according to the Department of Energy

Tags: Fuel and Oil

July 27, 2009 - Industry News

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Down 2.4 Percent In June

American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 2.4 percent in June

Tags: Economy

July 27, 2009 - Industry News

New Texas Laws Affecting Truckers Effective Sept. 1

The Texas Motor Transportation Association reports that the state's recent 81st Legislative Session resulted in a number of laws affecting the trucking industry

July 27, 2009 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Ramps Up Privatization Efforts

Pennsylvania has reintroduced a state bill to allow for public-private partnerships to pay for road and bridge work, as well as plans to reapply for federal approval to add tolls to Interstate 80 by year's end

Tags: Highways

July 27, 2009 - Industry News

ACS Extends Contract with Ambest Another Five Years

Affiliated Computer Services has expanded its contract with America's Best Truckstops (Ambest) for another five years to place its TripPak Truck Stop Scanning services and TripPak Expresso drop boxes at all Ambest locations

July 27, 2009 - Industry News

Senate Confirms Hersman as NTSB Chairman

Deborah Hersman was confirmed by the Senate as chair of the National Transportation Safety Board Friday

July 27, 2009 - Industry News

Heintschel Tire to Offer Goodyear UniCircle Retreading

Texas-based Heintschel Tire & Service will use Goodyear's UniCircle retreading process for its commercial truck tire retreading operation

July 24, 2009 - Industry News

Panelists Offer Tips for Staying on Top in the 3PL Biz

During a recent panel discussion hosted by Stifel Nicolaus, truck brokers chatted about trends in the 3PL industry and shared their secrets to staying afloat amid a weak freight market. Despite the fact that overcapacity is rampant in all sectors, non-asset-based brokers have kept their heads above water, experiencing margin expansion in some cases

July 24, 2009 - Industry News

ATA Security Council Presents Annual Awards

American Trucking Associations' Supply Chain Security & Loss Prevention Council presented its annual awards recentl

July 24, 2009 - Industry News

Carriers Less Pessimistic About Third Quarter

More trucking companies are not looking back on the first two quarters of this year, as pessimism in the industry subsides somewha

Tags: Economy

July 24, 2009 - Industry News

Second Quarter Brings Losses to Saia

Affected by weak tonnage levels and a competitive pricing environment, Saia posted second quarter losses of $1.7 million and a 21 percent decrease in revenue

July 24, 2009 - Industry News

NHTSA Posts Brake Rule

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has finished work on its long-awaited rule requiring shorter stopping distances for air-braked heavy trucks

July 23, 2009 - Industry News

Con-way Sees Declines in Profit, Revenue

Con-way's net income for the second quarter dropped to $31.5 million, compared to $48.7 million for the second quarter of 2008. Revenue also fell 21.2 percent to $1.06 billio

July 23, 2009 - Industry News

ATA Economist: There Are Signs of Life in the Desert

It's been a steep downhill slide, the worst in decades, and recovery will be slow, but there are indications that we are approaching the bottom, says Bob Costello, chief economist for the American Trucking Associations. "We are just starting to see signs of economic life," Costello said Thursday by way of introduction to a Web-based overview of the outlook for the economy and trucking in particular

Tags: Economy

July 23, 2009 - Industry News

Hale Trailer Gets Talbert's Top Dealer Honor

Greg Smith (left), vice president of sales and marketing for Talbert, and Russ Losh (right), Northeast area sales manager for Talbert, present the award to Barry Hale (center), president of Hale Trailer.

Hale Trailer Brake & Wheel has been honored as Talbert Manufacturing's top dealer in overall sales performance as well as parts and service support

July 23, 2009 - Industry News

Arrow Truck Sales Now Serving Rocky Mountain Region

Arrow Truck Sales has introduced a new store in Denver to serve the Rocky Mountain region, a new market for Arrow

July 23, 2009 - Industry News

Eberspaecher Expands North American Presence with SCR

Eberspaecher North America, expanding its North American presence, will start building a new commercial-vehicle exhaust aftertreatment systems later this year at its Brighton, Mich., facility

July 23, 2009 - Industry News

Georgia to Shutter Two Rest Stops on I-85

The Georgia Department of Transportation will permanently close the I-85 northbound rest area in Franklin County as well as the I-85 southbound rest area in Gwinnett County

Tags: Highways

July 23, 2009 - Industry News

FTR Lowers Forecast for 2010 Truck Production

FTR Associates has lowered its forecast for 2010 North American production of Class 8 trucks by 12 percen

July 23, 2009 - Industry News

UPS's Profits Down 49 Percent in 2Q

UPS's second quarter profit declined by almost half, coming in at $445 million, or 44 cents a share, compared to $873 million, or 85 cents a share, during the second quarter of 200

July 23, 2009 - Industry News

Truck Insurer Expands Westward

First Guard Insurance Company, a specialty truck insurer, has been approved to write business in South Dakota

July 23, 2009 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor, Navistar Expand Supplier Relationship

Meritor axles will now be installed on International medium-duty trucks as well as IC Bus brand school and commercial buse

July 23, 2009 - Industry News

Rush Posts $1.5 Million Loss in 2Q

The decrease in freight tonnage and weak sales of both trucks and parts was reflected in Rush Enterprises' second quarter results

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