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February 3, 2006 - Industry News

Ryder Systems Fourth Quarter Earnings Up 11%

Ryder System Inc. announced earnings from continuing operations were $59.5 million for the fourth quarter of 2005, up 11 percent from $53.4 million of comparable earnings in the year-earlier period.

February 3, 2006 - Industry News

TCA Hosts Driver Turnover Audio Conference Feb. 23

“Taking Control of Driver Turnover: Discovering The Truth About Why Drivers Leave And What You Can Do About It," is the name of a Feb. 23 audio conference sponsored by the Truckload Carriers Association

February 2, 2006 - Industry News

WIX Filters Announces “Party Like a Rock Star” Sweepstakes

WIX Filters has announced the WIX “Party Like a Rock Star” Sweepstakes, a new year-long contest that enables four lucky race fans to experience an all-expense-paid VIP trip to the 2007 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series even

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February 2, 2006 - Industry News

Landstar Reports 36% Increase in Revenue

Landstar System Inc. reported a 36 percent increase in revenue to a record $800 million in the 14-week 2005 fourth quarter, up from $590 million in the 13-week 2004 fourth quarter.

February 2, 2006 - Industry News

Annette Sandberg Leaving Top FMCSA Post

Annette Sandberg, administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for the past two and a half years, has announced in a letter to the White House that she is resigning her post as of March 1

Tags: FMCSA

February 1, 2006 - Industry News

Schneider National Cites 33 Consecutive Years of Growth

Schneider National Inc., Green Bay, Wis., has reported solid financial performance for 2005, achieving consolidated revenue growth and ending the year with $3.5 billion in revenue, up from $3.2 billion in 2004.

February 1, 2006 - Industry News

Study Cites Cost of Highway Bottlenecks to Truckers

Bottlenecks on highways throughout the nation idled trucks for more than 243 million hours in 2004, costing U.S. trucking companies $7.8 billion, according to a study prepared for the Federal Highway Administration.

Tags: Highways

January 31, 2006 - Industry News

Lowe's Lauds J.B. Hunt Transport for a Third Year

J. B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. announced the company has been recognized by Lowe's Companies Inc., one of the world's largest home improvement retailers, with the prestigious 2005 Intermodal Provider of the Year award.

January 31, 2006 - Industry News

Knight Transportation Opens 3 New Service Centers

Knight Transportation Inc. has announced the official opening of three new service centers.

January 31, 2006 - Industry News

CONEXPO Asia 2006 Adding More Exhibitors

CONEXPO Asia 2006 continues to add exhibitors and become global in scope. Major Chinese and European construction equipment manufacturers have signed on to exhibit, joining the major North American equipment manufacturers

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January 31, 2006 - Industry News

Kenworth Makes Bendix ABS-6 Standard on Class 8 Models

Kenworth Truck Co. has announced that the Bendix ABS-6 System is now standard on Kenworth Class 8 trucks with air brake systems.

January 31, 2006 - Industry News

Arsenault Associates Outlines Plans for 2006

Arsenault Associates Inc., the New Jersey-based provider of fleet maintenance management solutions, reports record growth in 2005 and has outlined its plans for 2006

January 31, 2006 - Industry News

Arrow Truck Sales Reports Sales Promotions

Arrow Truck Sales, Inc. a leading pre-owned truck source, announced several recent sales management promotions

January 31, 2006 - Industry News

Highways, Safety, Image Top ATA’s Agenda

The trucking industry is likely to be paying more fuel taxes or shelling out more for tolls in the not-so-distant future, so it needs to be much more engaged in highway and infrastructure planning,

January 31, 2006 - Industry News

International Recalls 1,714 Trucks

International Truck and Engine Corp. is recalling 5000 and 9000 series trucks with Caterpillar C15 diesel engines manufactured in 2004 and 2005 because of the possibility of an oil-line break

January 31, 2006 - Industry News

Paccar Annual Profits Surge 25 Percent

“Paccar Inc. reported record revenues and net income for 2005 as well as earning its highest quarterly profit in its 100-year history," said Mark C. Pigott, chairman and chief executive officer.

January 30, 2006 - Industry News

Speedco Hosts Celebration to Help Make-A-Wish Foundation

Speedco Inc., a leading on-highway truck lube and tire service provider, is hosting a "Tribute to the American Trucker" during this year’s Mid-America Truck Show

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January 30, 2006 - Industry News

Cummins Boosts Engine Production in India

Cummins Inc. and Tata Motors have signed an agreement that will allow their joint venture, Tata Cummins Ltd. (TCL), to begin manufacturing the popular ISB engine in the near future

January 30, 2006 - Industry News

Nearly 2,000 Attend First-Ever Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week

The inaugural Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) – held in Las Vegas Jan. 23 through Jan. 26 – drew 1,821 attendees to hear presentations by industry leaders and analysts, participate in one-on-one meetings an

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January 30, 2006 - Industry News

CTSI Celebrates 50th Anniversary

CTSI, formerly known as Continental Traffic Service Inc., is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with a shorter name, but a longer company history than any other logistics IT developer, the company says.

January 30, 2006 - Industry News

A. Duie Pyle Cites Performance for 2005

West Chester, Pa.-based A. Duie Pyle Inc., a leading LTL and integrated transportation provider, said it achieved superior performance levels in 2005, particularly regarding on-time delivery and Pyle Priority Service shipments.

January 27, 2006 - Industry News

Magnum Announces a New Pay Package for Owner-operators

Beginning this month, Indianapolis-based Magnum Express will pay their owner-operators $.89 a mile for all miles. Drivers were previously paying $.87 for loaded miles and $.80 for empty miles.

January 27, 2006 - Industry News

YRC Worldwide Cites Record Earnings, Revenue for Year

YRC Worldwide, formerly Yellow Roadway Corp., recorded earnings $79.8 million or $1.34 a share for the fourth quarter of 2005, compared with $63.3 million or $1.24 a year earlier

January 27, 2006 - Industry News

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Drops 3% in December

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire Truck Tonnage Index dropped 3 percent in December as automakers trimmed production.

January 27, 2006 - Industry News

Patriot Transportation Income Up 12.7%

Patriot Transportation Holding Inc. reported net income of $1,898,000 or $0.62 per diluted share in the first quarter of fiscal 2006, an increase of $214,000 or 12.7 percent compared to $1,684,000 and $0.56 per diluted share i

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