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October 13, 2005 - Industry News

Landstar Revenues Up 28%, Record Net Income

Landstar System Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., reported a 28 percent increase in revenue to a record $676 million in the 2005 third quarter, up from $527 million in the 2004 third quarter.

October 12, 2005 - Industry News

GE Commercial Funds $28-million Facility for Rush

GE Commercial Finance, the business-to-business financial services unit of General Electric, announced it has agreed to fund a new $280-million inventory floor plan financing facility for Rush Enterprises Inc

October 12, 2005 - Industry News

J.D. Power Ranks Class 8 Truck Builders in Customer Satisfaction

Kenworth ranks highest in customer satisfaction for three segments: over-the-road, pickup and delivery, as well as for dealer service, while Volvo improves to rank highest for the vocational segment,

October 12, 2005 - Industry News

J.D. Power Ranks Class 8 Truck Builders in Customer Satisfaction

Kenworth ranks highest in customer satisfaction for three segments: over-the-road, pickup and delivery, as well as for dealer service, while Volvo improves to rank highest for the vocational segment,

October 12, 2005 - Industry News

Truck Show Latino Gets Under Way Today in Pomona, Calif.

Truck Show Latino, the first-ever national truck show produced specifically for Hispanic truckers opens today and runs through Saturday at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif

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October 11, 2005 - Industry News

Truck Show Latino Opens Thursday in Pomona, Calif.

The first national truck show produced specifically for Hispanic truckers opens Thursday at the Fairplex in Pomona, Calif.

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October 11, 2005 - Industry News

Schneider National Shifts to Simulation-Based Training for its 15,500-Driver Fleet

Schneider National Inc. said it will dramatically transform its driver training program over the next two years, incorporating MPRI's motion-based driver training simulator to better prepare drivers for situations on the road.

October 11, 2005 - Industry News

Fikes Truck Line Chooses GeoLogic Solutions

GeoLogic Solutions, a leading provider of multi-mode mobile communications and tracking systems, said Arkansas-based Fikes Truck Line is extending its contract and purchasing additional MobileMax Multi-Mode communications and tracking system

October 11, 2005 - Industry News

SBA, GSA Offer Info on Hurricane Rebuilding Contracts

Small business owners will have increased opportunities to participate in federal prime and sub-contracting rebuilding efforts in the areas affected by hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

October 11, 2005 - Industry News

Schneider Logistics Expands Into Asia

Schneider Logistics Inc., an international lead logistics provider, has opened a new office in Shanghai, China.

October 10, 2005 - Industry News

Celadon CEO Appointed to Homeland Security Committee

Celadon Group Inc. Chairman and CEO Steve Russell has been appointed chairman of the Homeland Security Policy Committee for the American Trucking Associations.

October 10, 2005 - Industry News

ATA Seeks Expansion of Oil Drilling Along U.S. Coastline

The American Trucking Associations Monday requested that the Minerals Management Service of the U.S. Department of the Interior expand the area where companies can drill for oil and natural gas along the U.S. coastline

October 10, 2005 - Industry News

Swift Gets Highest Safety Fitness Rating

Swift Transportation Co. Inc. has announced that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has completed a review of the operations and safety management controls of Swift Transportation.

October 9, 2005 - Industry News

TMC Announces First Recipient of Diesel Truck Technician Scholarship

Kevin Neal of Troy, Ohio, is the first recipient of the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC)/WyoTech Diesel Truck Technician Scholarship.

October 9, 2005 - Industry News

InformationWeek Highlights Paccar's Technology Leadership

Innovative use of information technology earned Paccar the top position in the recent InformationWeek magazine ranking of companies in the automotive sector

October 9, 2005 - Industry News

Custom Truck Sales Celebrates 40 Years as Kenworth Dealership in Canada

Custom Truck Sales recently celebrated its 40th anniversary with major customer events at its four locations in Saskatchewan and Manitoba, Canada.

October 8, 2005 - Industry News

Schneider Logistics Names Barr-Nunn Carrier of the Year

Barr-Nunn Transportation has been named Carrier of the Year for a second year in a row by Schneider Logistics

October 8, 2005 - Industry News

Coastal Transport Names Million Mile Drivers

Coastal Transport recently recognized three of its drivers from the Mobile and Montgomery, Ala., terminals for having achieved one million accident-free miles.

October 8, 2005 - Industry News

Fikes Truck Line Festival Attracts 1,000 Guests

The 15th annual Fikes Fall Festival brought more than a thousand guests Hot Springs, Ark. earlier this month.

October 8, 2005 - Industry News

Fontaine in Working Accord with LaneScan

Fontaine International, one of North America's largest fifth wheel manufacturers, and LaneScan LLC, the intelligent mirror technology company, have announced a working agreement that the two firms say will eliminate driver blind spots on the sides of trucks

October 8, 2005 - Industry News

CTL Partners with C-1 Truck Driver Training

CTL Distribution Inc. recently formed a partnership with C-1 Truck Driver Training to begin a training program for student drivers wanting to pursue their Class A CDL and employment with CTL.

October 6, 2005 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Extends Fuel Protection Guarantee

Barr-Nunn Transportation Inc., a Granger, Iowa-based provider of transportation and logistics services, is extending Fuel Protection Guarantee for its owner-operator fleet.

October 5, 2005 - Industry News

Legal Expert to Discuss New Supreme Court, Economy and Engine Regs at MC&E

Legal expert Arthur Miller will address the implications of the changing makeup of the Supreme Court at the ATA Litigation Center Board of Directors meeting

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October 5, 2005 - Industry News

Caterpillar Celebrates Milestones for ACERT Technology

In a ceremony this, Caterpillar Inc. marked milestones for the rollout of ACERT across the Caterpillar product line and honored customers who are using ACERT technolog

October 5, 2005 - Industry News

Webinar Explores Confronting Counterfeiting at AAPEX

”Identifying and Taking Action Against Counterfeiting and Other IPR Violations at AAPEX,” a free webinar presented by the AASA Brand Protection Council, will be held Monday, Oct. 17

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