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July 29, 2008 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Reports Third-Quarter Fiscal Year 2008 Results

ArvinMeritor Inc., Troy, Mich., saw net income increase dramatically for its third quarter ended June 30, compared to the same quarter last year

July 28, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Drop More Than 11 Cents

The average price of a gallon of diesel fell for the second week in a row, dropping to $4.602 per gallon, the lowest it's been since May

Tags: Fuel and Oil

July 28, 2008 - Industry News

Aljex Reports Rapid Growth in First Half of 2008

Aljex Software, Middlesex, N.J., announced record sales for the first half of calendar year 2008, with a 75 percent increase in subscription sales over the same period in 2007.

July 28, 2008 - Industry News

ATA Files Suit to Block Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports Concession Plans

The American Trucking Associations, with its Intermodal Motor Carriers Conference, filed suit in the U.S. District Court in California challenging the port "Concession Plans" as approved by the Cities of Los Angeles and Long Beach and their harbor commissions

Tags: Intermodal

July 28, 2008 - Industry News

Educational Topics Announced For HDAW 2009

The educational program for Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2009 will focus on the them "Maximizing Opportunities in Challenging Times" with sessions on profit analysis, customer service, business plans, trends in fleet technology, motivating employees, and developing or improving service operations

Tags: Events

July 28, 2008 - Industry News

TMC Wants Input on Counterfeit Parts

The Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations is asking truck owners for their input on their experience with counterfeit parts

July 25, 2008 - Industry News

Durable Goods Orders, Home Sales Beat Expectations

In a bit of surprise good news, durable goods orders rose in June, the biggest jump this year, while new home sales beat analysts' predictions

Tags: Economy

July 25, 2008 - Industry News

Saia Increases Revenues, but Earnings Slip

Saia Inc. Johns Greek, Ga., reported its second-quarter 2008 revenues Were $276 million, an Increase of 9 percent over the same period in 2007.

July 25, 2008 - Industry News

YRC Worldwide Reports Second Quarter 2008 Results

YRC Worldwide, Overland Park, Kan., reported second-quarter net earnings of $36.3 million, down from a profit of $55.4 million a year earlier

July 25, 2008 - Industry News

Oregon to Enforce Weight Receipt & UCRA

Starting January 1, 2009, the Oregon Motor Carrier Division will again be enforcing a requirement that motor carriers bear an Oregon weight-distance tax cab card called the weight receipt - in their vehicles

July 24, 2008 - Industry News

Knight Transportation Reports Revenue and Net Income for the Second Quarter of 2008

Knight Transportation, Phoenix, saw net income fall in the second quarter, but is "cautiously optimistic" that things are starting to look up

July 24, 2008 - Industry News

Old Dominion Freight Line Second-Quarter Earnings Increase

Old Dominion Freight Line, Thomasville, N.C., saw revenue rise 16.2% to $417.8 million for the second quarter of 2008, from $359.6 million for the second quarter of 2007.

July 24, 2008 - Industry News

Rush Enterprises Reports Second Quarter Results

Texas-based Rush Enterprises, which operates the largest network of heavy-duty and medium-duty truck dealerships in North America, experienced falling revenues and income in the second quarter compared to last year, but is looking ahead to an upswing in 2009

July 24, 2008 - Industry News

TravelCenters of America Reopens Southington Location

TravelCenters of America announced the reopening of its completely remodeled Southington, Conn., location situated on I-84

July 23, 2008 - Industry News

CTNA Announces New Investments for Mt. Vernon Facility

Continental Tire North America announced more than $60 million in new investments for its Mt. Vernon, Ill., facility over the next three years

July 23, 2008 - Industry News

Transplace Launches Consulting Group

Transplace announced the launch of Transplace Consulting, which delivers logistics engineering analysis, design and consulting to customers in manufacturing, distribution and retailing

July 23, 2008 - Industry News

Crude Prices Drop Below $125

Crude oil prices fell below $125 yesterday for the first time in more than six weeks, with light, sweet crude for September delivery falling $3.98 to settle at $124.44 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange

Tags: Fuel and Oil

July 23, 2008 - Industry News

Con-Way Inc. Reports Second-Quarter 2008 Results

For the second quarter of 2008, Con-way Inc., San Mateo, Calif., "turned in commendable results despite a challenging business environment and the inflationary effect of unprecedented fuel prices," according to Con-way President and CEO Douglas W. Stotlar

July 23, 2008 - Industry News

Marten 2Q Revenue Up, Income Down

Marten Transport, Mondovi, Wis., is dealing with the economic downturn by increasing its logistics business, growing its regional business, "right-sizing" its fleet, and investing in APUs to help with fuel costs

July 23, 2008 - Industry News

Arkansas Best Second Quarter Income Drops

Arkansas Best Corp., Fort Smith, Ark., announced second quarter 2008 net income of $16.2 million, or $0.64 per diluted common share, compared to second quarter 2007 net income of $19.6 million, or $0.78 per diluted common share

July 23, 2008 - Industry News

KLLM Announces New Logistics Services

KLLM Transport Services, Jackson, Miss., is adding a Logistics Services division to the company

July 22, 2008 - Industry News

C.H. Robinson Reports Income Up In Second Quarter

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Minneapolis, saw its gross profits rise 9.7 percent in the second quarter and its net income up 9.9 percent, compared to the same period in 2007

July 22, 2008 - Industry News

Heartland Express Sees Revenues Rise, Net Income Fall

Heartland Express, North Liberty, Iowa, saw a 13.2% drop in net income in the second quarter compared to last year, thanks largely to high fuel costs, but still plans to start an upgrade of its fleet in the third quarter

July 22, 2008 - Industry News

AP: GAO Study Finds Medical Problems Among CDL Drivers

A General Accounting Office study obtained by the Associated Press in advance of its release later this week found that more than half a million commercial drivers were also eligible for full disability benefits because of health issues

July 22, 2008 - Industry News

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2009: Maximizing Opportunities in Challenging Times

The theme for the fourth annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week will be "Maximizing Opportunities in Challenging Times.

Tags: Events

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