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October 28, 2005 - Industry News

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rises 0.4% in September

After three consecutive monthly decreases, the American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.4 percent in September.

October 27, 2005 - Industry News

Yellow Roadway Reports Highest Quarterly EPS in Company History

Yellow Roadway Corp., Overland Park, Kan., announced third quarter 2005 adjusted diluted earnings per share of $1.53 compared to last year's third quarter of $1.38

October 27, 2005 - Industry News

MEMA Announces New Management Positions

The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) has announced two new management positions: one to direct the association’s efforts in strategic services and technology, and the second to emphasize market research.

October 27, 2005 - Industry News

Report on Board Offers HOS Recorder

A fully-compliant electronic on-board recorder designed specifically for Hours of Service and IFTA reporting has been unveiled by Report On Board LLC.

October 27, 2005 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Extends Fuel Protection Guarantee

Granger, Iowa-based Barr-Nunn Transportation Inc. said it is extending its industry-leading Fuel Protection Guarantee for its owner-operator fleet.

October 27, 2005 - Industry News

P.A.M. Transportation Revenues Up 5.1% for Quarter

P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc., Tontitown, Ark., reported net income of $2,213,089 for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2005, and $8,796,068 for the nine month period then ended.

October 27, 2005 - Industry News

PacLease Announces Three New Locations to Serve Southwestern Ontario

Paccar Leasing Co. (PacLease) recently added three new full-service Peterbilt of Ontario Group, Leasing Division locations in Waterloo (Ayr), Woodstock and Hagersville, Ontario

October 27, 2005 - Industry News

Cummins Reports Most Profitable Quarter Ever

Cummins Inc., Columbus, Ind., powered to its most profitable quarter ever reporting third-quarter net income of $145 million, or $2.90 per diluted share, on sales of $2.47 billion.

October 26, 2005 - Industry News

Gross Profits Up 32.9% at C.H. Robinson

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc., Minneapolis, announced third-quarter gross profits increased 32.9 percent to $228.9 million in 2005 from $172.2 million in 2004.

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

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