October 26, 2005 - Industry News
SCS Transportation Inc., Kansas City, Mo., reported third-quarter revenue of $284.5 million, up 11 percent from $256.8 million in the third quarter of 2004.
U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Chattanooga, Tenn., said revenues for the third quarter of 2005 increased 3.1 percent to $297.2 million compared with $288.4 million in the third quarter of 2004.
Smithway Motor Xpress Corp., Fort Dodge, Iowa, said third quarter net earnings improved 91 percent to $1.6 million compared to $854,000 for the same quarter in 2004.
PeopleNet is introducing three new major product enhancements to provide its more than 1,200 fleet customers with decision tree forms, bar code scanning capability, and the next generation of geofencing and automated messaging platform
PeopleNet, which provides onboard computing and mobile communications systems to the nation’s transportation, announced the development of g3 Services, a major enhancement to its latest generation onboard computing platform.
October 25, 2005 - Industry News
With fuel prices at record highs, companies providing delivery services are still saving as much as 30 percent of their costs in fuel, mileage and manpower by using RouteView, according to the company.
Schneider National Inc., announced that its subsidiary, Schneider National de México, S.A. de C.V., has moved its main office to a new location in the Santa Fe area of Mexico Cit
ObjectFX Corp. has announced the availability of FleetFX, a software solution for visually monitoring transportation operations
Qualcomm Inc. and Tele Atlas have announced that Tele Atlas will provide digital mapping and other geographic information for use in Qualcomm's wireless business solutions, including the upcoming OmniVision mobile computing platform.
The amount of goods transported across U.S. borders in trade with Canada and Mexico set a new record in 2004, exceeding a previous high set in 2000, the last full year before the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks,
Frozen Food Express Industries, Dallas, Texas, said that for the third quarter, total revenue increased 11.7 percent, to $137.5 million from $123.1 million during the same quarter of 2004.
Swift Transportation Co. Inc. said revenues for the third quarter of 2005 increased 11.8 percent to $812.9 million compared with $727.3 million for the corresponding quarter of 2004.
"Paccar earned record net income for the third quarter and first nine months of 2005," said Mark C. Pigott, chairman and chief executive officer.
PowerLinx Inc. announced the company's DC power line rear vision system, Zone Defense, has been offered for installation by Mercer Transportation Co. of Louisville, Ky.
Manufacturers of Class 6-8 truck original equipment (OE) powertrain systems are expected to focus increasingly on redesigning their products to help truck owners meet Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations.
October 24, 2005 - Industry News
Commercial Vehicle Group Inc. was recently awarded the standard seat position for Freightliner Class 8 production beginning with the 2007 model year
Paccar Leasing Co. (PacLease) recently announced the opening of a new location in Paso Robles, Calif., operated by Central California Kenworth Leasing.
Covenant Transport Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn., said revenue was up approximately 12 percent to $169.9 million in the 2005 third quarter from $151.9 million in the 2004 quarter.
GeoLogic Solutions, which provides multi-mode communications and tracking systems to the transportation industry, said it is offering Cingular Wireless’ nationwide digital wireless data network as an option for users of its MobileMa
Using its World Sales Conference in Las Vegas as a venue, Mack Trucks Inc. Monday unveiled a complete new range of vehicles designed to meet the demands of both highway and construction customers.
Arkansas Best Corp., Fort Smith, Ark., announced third quarter 2005 net income of $40.6 million, or $1.59 per diluted common share, compared to third quarter 2004 net income of $27.4 million
Yusen Terminals Inc. and SES Terminal LLC announced that the industry’s first two terminal tractors powered by clean-burning liquefied natural gas (LNG) are now in operation.
October 21, 2005 - Industry News
The Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) of the America Trucking Associations has released third-quarter updates to its Vehicle Maintenance Reporting System (VMRS)
The American Trucking Associations’ board of directors revised ATA’s alternative fuels policy to advocate the use of biodiesel in blends up to 5 percent as part of the national diesel fuel standard.
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., Thomasville, N.C., said revenue from operations increased 27.9 percent to $275,076,000 for the third quarter from $215,117,000 for the third quarter of 2004
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