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October 26, 2005 - Industry News

SCS Transportation Records 11% Increase in Revenues

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.

October 26, 2005 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Revenue Up 3.1% for Quarter

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.

October 26, 2005 - Industry News

Smithway Reports 91% Increase in 3Q Earnings

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.

October 26, 2005 - Industry News

PeopleNet To Deliver Three New Enhancements to Fleets

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

October 26, 2005 - Industry News

PeopleNet Develops g3 Services

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

RouteView Slashes Fuel, Delivery Costs

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.

October 25, 2005 - Industry News

Schneider de México Cites New Appointments and Office Location

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

October 25, 2005 - Industry News

ObjectFX Releases FleetFX Solution for Trucking Industry

ObjectFX Corp. has announced the availability of FleetFX, a software solution for visually monitoring transportation operations

October 25, 2005 - Industry News

Qualcomm to Deploy Tele Atlas' Mapping and Logistics Data

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.

October 25, 2005 - Industry News

U.S. Freight Shipments with Canada, Mexico Tops Pre-9/11 Levels

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,

October 25, 2005 - Industry News

Frozen Food Express Reports Net Income Rises 41% on 12% Revenue Gain

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.

October 25, 2005 - Industry News

Swift Transportation Revenues Increase 11.8%

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.

October 25, 2005 - Industry News

Paccar Profits Surge 24%; Best Quarter in Company's 100-Year History

"Paccar earned record net income for the third quarter and first nine months of 2005," said Mark C. Pigott, chairman and chief executive officer.

October 25, 2005 - Industry News

Mercer Transportation Selects PowerLinx Rear Vision

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.

October 25, 2005 - Industry News

Market Conditions Require Innovation in Class 6-8 OE Powertrain Systems

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

CVG Announces Seat Development Agreement With Freightliner Trucks

Commercial Vehicle Group Inc. was recently awarded the standard seat position for Freightliner Class 8 production beginning with the 2007 model year

October 24, 2005 - Industry News

PacLease Announces New Paso Robes, Calif., Location

Paccar Leasing Co. (PacLease) recently announced the opening of a new location in Paso Robles, Calif., operated by Central California Kenworth Leasing.

October 24, 2005 - Industry News

Revenues Increase 12% at Covenant Transport

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.

October 24, 2005 - Industry News

GeoLogic Offers Cingular Wireless Network Option

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

October 24, 2005 - Industry News

Mack Introduces New Highway and Construction Trucks, New Engine for 2006

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.

October 24, 2005 - Industry News

Arkansas Best Revenues Up 6.1% for 3rd Quarter

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

October 24, 2005 - Industry News

Clean-burning LNG Terminal Tractors Now at Port of Los Angeles

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

TMC Releases VMRS Updates

The Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) of the America Trucking Associations has released third-quarter updates to its Vehicle Maintenance Reporting System (VMRS)

October 21, 2005 - Industry News

ATA Revises Policy; Backs 5 Percent Biodiesel Blend

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.

October 21, 2005 - Industry News

Old Dominion’s 3Q Earnings Increase 28.0%

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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