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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

January 27, 2006 - Industry News

Terion Installs 100,000-plus FleetView Units

Terion has exceeded 100,000 installed FleetView units. The milestone caps a year of significant sales growth, during which new installations increased by more than 60 percent

January 27, 2006 - Industry News

Old Dominion Exceeds Q4 Earnings Guidance

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. announced record financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended Dec. 31, 2005. Fourth-quarter revenue from operations was $285.2 million, an increase of 27.3 percent

January 27, 2006 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Reports Record Fourth Quarter Results

U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. said revenue for the fourth quarter of 2005 increased 1.8 percent to $318.0 million compared with $312.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2004.

January 26, 2006 - Industry News

RUAN, Kings County Truck Lines Join Forces

RUAN Transportation Management System Inc. has announced the completion of the due diligence process and acquisition of Kings County Truck Lines, of Tulare, Calif.

January 26, 2006 - Industry News

USA Truck Announces Record Quarterly Base Revenue

USA Truck Inc., based in Van Buren, Ark., has record quarterly base revenue of $97.1 million for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2005, an increase of 14 percent from $85.2 million for the same quarter of 2004.

January 26, 2006 - Industry News

Sitton Motor Lines Recognizes Its Top Drivers

The Sitton Motor Lines Driver of the Month is Jerry Chesnut, an owner-operator from Sherman, Texas. He has been with Sitton since October of 1995.

January 26, 2006 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Extends Agreement with Liteflex

ArvinMeritor's Commercial Vehicle Systems business has signed a long-term agreement with Liteflex LLC to be the exclusive distributor of Liteflex truck, trailer and specialty vehicle composite mechanical springs

January 26, 2006 - Industry News

Volvo Initiates Safety Recall on 42,000 Trucks

Volvo Trucks North America has informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that the company will initiate a voluntary safety recall on approximately 42,000 Volvo VN and VHD model trucks

January 26, 2006 - Industry News

Mitchell 1 Launches Tractor-Trailer.net

Mitchell 1, veteran provider of technical information for vehicle maintenance, service and repair, has announced its web-based heavy-duty vehicle service and repair information database, Tractor-Trailer.net.

January 25, 2006 - Industry News

TMW Systems Fleet Roster Nears 550

A number of carriers based throughout North America have recently chosen TMWSuite from TMW Systems as the enterprise management platform for their fleets – pushing the technology provider’s active customer roster to nearly 550

January 25, 2006 - Industry News

Cummins Extends ISX Agreement with Volvo Trucks

Cummins Inc. and Volvo Trucks North America have extended the agreement for the availability of the Cummins ISX engine in Volvo VN and Volvo VT trucks.

January 25, 2006 - Industry News

Marten Transport 4th Quarter Net Income Up Nearly 37%

Marten Transport Ltd. said that four the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2005, net income increased 36.6 percent to $7.1 million, or 32 cents per diluted share, from $5.2 million, or 24 cents per diluted share

January 25, 2006 - Industry News

SCS Transportation Reports Record 2005 Results

SCS Transportation Inc. has reported full-year 2005 revenue of $1.1 billion, an increase of 12 percent from 2004.

January 25, 2006 - Industry News

Barr Nunn Announces 2 New Pay Packages

Barr-Nunn Transportation has introduced two new pay packages – 44/88 for company drivers and 88/187 for owner-operators.

January 25, 2006 - Industry News

Cummins and Russian Manufacturer to Produce Mid-range Engines

Cummins Inc. and KAMAZ Inc., the largest vehicle manufacturer in Russia, have signed a joint venture agreement to produce B Series engines (120-275 horsepower) under the name ZAO Cummins Kama.

January 25, 2006 - Industry News

Fikes Truck Line Improves Retention and Turnover

Speaking at the Recruitment and Retention Conference in Nashville, Tenn., recently Gary Salisbury, senior vice president and COO of Fikes Truck Line, said his company is retaining more new contractors in the first year of their lease.

January 25, 2006 - Industry News

Fourth-quarter Revenues Up 8.7% for Covenant Transport

Covenant Transport Inc. said fourth quarter revenue increased 8.7 percent, to $178.4 million from $164.2 million in the same quarter of 2004.

January 25, 2006 - Industry News

Tenneco Wins International Truck Contract

Tenneco has been awarded a contract with International Truck and Engine Corp. to supply exhaust aftertreatment systems for its entire line of medium-duty diesel vehicles with International engines, launching in 2007.

January 25, 2006 - Industry News

Decker Truck Line Welcomes Back Soldier from Iraq

Steve O’Connor, a Decker flatbed driver for three years and a sergeant in the 56 BCT of the 36th Infantry Division in the Texas National Guard, recently returned home from a tour in Iraq.

January 24, 2006 - Industry News

Werner Enterprises Reports Improved Revenues, Earnings

Werner Enterprises Inc., one of the nation's largest truckload transportation companies, reported improved operating revenues and earnings for the fourth quarter and year ended Dec. 31, 2005

January 24, 2006 - Industry News

Swift Transportation Revenues Up 7.4% for 4th Quarter

Swift Transportation announced its revenues for the fourth quarter of 2005 increased 7.4 percent to $843.6 million compared with $785.5 million for the corresponding quarter of 2004.

January 23, 2006 - Industry News

RigMaster Opens Second Manufacturing Facility

Rigmaster Power Corp. announces the opening of a second manufacturing facility to build its popular RigMaster Power APU.

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