August 2, 2005 - Industry News
Schneider Logistics and Kimberly-Clark Europe have announced the renewal of their long-term contract for hosted transportation management services
Forty-nine highly trained truck and bus safety inspectors from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico will gather in Tampa, Fla., Aug. 15-19 to participate in the 13th annual North American Inspectors Championship.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Findlay, Ohio, has reported a net loss of $7 million or 11 cents per share for the second quarter and a net loss of $2 million or 3 cents per share
August 1, 2005 - Industry News
PeopleNet said Verst Group Logistics, one of the nation’s premier providers of integrated transportation, has selected the PeopleNet onboard computing and mobile communications system to help boost driver productivity and efficiency
McLeod Software Corp., Birmingham, Ala., recently added a computer-based training (CBT) courses to its online customer service tools.
The fatality rate on the nation’s highways in 2004 was the lowest since record-keeping began 30 years ago, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced Monday
Yellow Roadway Corp. has announced second quarter 2005 adjusted earnings per share of $1.40 compared to last year's second quarter of $.97, a 44% increase
Mack Trucks Inc. announced Monday that it has been awarded a contract for more than 1,400 trucks by the United States Postal Service
Central Freight Line Inc., Waco, Texas, announced its financial and operating results for the quarter and six months ended July 2, 2005
Transportation legislation passed last week in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, contains an important provision that will help end discrimination against people with diabetes who seek employment as commercial drivers.
The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) has gone “live” with a new “Share the Road” web site aimed at educating motorists about the safest ways to drive alongside tractor-trailers.
Finding a qualified medical professional to perform DOT medical exams just got easier. The National Academy of DOT Medical Examiners has launched the first national online registry of NADME certified DOT medical examiners
July 29, 2005 - Industry News
The American Trucking Assns. and ATA President Bill Graves said the six-year, $286.4 billion highway spending bill approved by Congress late last week addresses a host of the trucking industry’s critical needs.
Garan Lucow Miller, in conjunction with Universal Insurance Services, will present an advanced seminar in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Sept. 8 to motor carriers and their insurance companies.
The 2005 Shell Rotella Road Show is traveling on premium Bridgestone Brand radial truck tires as it tours the country, compliments of Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, LLC (BFNT) and the company’s Truck and Bus Group.
July 28, 2005 - Industry News
The Bureau of Transportation Statistic announced Thursday that trade using surface transportation between the U.S. and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners Canada and Mexico rose 8.9% in May 2005 from May 2004 to a total of $57.9 billion
Truckload carrier U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn., announced operating revenue and earnings for the second quarter ended June 30, 2005
Discrete Wireless Inc., Atlanta, Ga., recently announced that Long Island-based Hub Truck Rental Corp. has selected Discrete Wireless as its GPS Fleet Management provider
Celadon Group Inc., Indianapolis reported its financial and operating results for the three months and fiscal year ended June 30, 2005
Rush Enterprises has announced it will open the Rush Truck Center in Nashville, Tenn., on Oct. 7, 2005, to serve the heavy and medium duty truck markets
July 27, 2005 - Industry News
Dallas-based RedNova, an online news source, reported this week FedEx Ground is embroiled in a labor fight with the independent contractors who own their trucks, pay all operating costs and get no company benefits
July 26, 2005 - Industry News
Freight forwarding and logistics software provider Trans-Soft Inc., Scottsdale, Ariz., has linked its TS2000 Plus and TS2000Net software products with Datatrac’s eTrac networ
Truckload giant Swift Transportation has selected the Deploy hourly hiring solution to help manage the process of hiring new and replacement truck drivers from the thousands of applicants they receive each year
GeoLogic Solutions, Herdon, Va., announced that three current customers have signed agreements to upgrade their fleets with GeoLogic’s MobileMax Multi-Mode system
Hendrickson announced that INTRAAX platform sliders now accommodate a stop bar and feature additional cross member openings for enhanced plumbing and wiring options
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