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December 6, 2004 - Industry News

Navistar Joins With Germany's MAN to Form International Alliance

Navistar, makers of International Trucks, has formed a potentially far-reaching alliance with the German truck builder MAN

December 6, 2004 - Industry News

Brubaker Adds Prophesy Mobile Comm to Dispatch

Brubaker Transfer Inc. of Goodfield, Ill., has purchased and integrated Prophesy Mobile Comm with its existing dispatch system, according to a Prophesy announcement

December 6, 2004 - Industry News

“Can’t Talk To You Now, It’s Almost Time For The Car Chase!”

Airtel today became the first cellular provider to screen a full-length motion picture for viewing on cellphones – in India

December 6, 2004 - Industry News

Prophesy Moves to Market Nextel-Based, Real-Time Dispatch System; Names Hooper to Sales Post

Technology provider Prophesy Transportation Solutions Inc has named Daniel Hooper of Nashville, Tenn. to fill the newly created position of Southeast Regional Sales Manager

December 6, 2004 - Industry News

Install Group Worldwide Wins Penske Preferred Vendor Status

AdOne Media Inc. announced that Install Group Worldwide has received preferred vendor status for the Penske group of companies

December 6, 2004 - Industry News

Majority of Surveyed Fleets Believe Trailer Tracking Worthwhile

Study chart shows 60% of fleets willing to pay for trailer tracking equipment, 70% for trailer tracking services.

Sixty percent of fleets in a recent study are willing to pay for trailer monitoring equipment and over two-thirds say they would pay a monthly fee to monitor the location and status of fleet trailers

December 6, 2004 - Industry News

Revenues Rise, Loses Decline For XATA

XATA Corp., provider of management systems for private fleets, reported net sales of $5.9 million in its fourth quarter of fiscal 2004, which ended Sept. 30, 2004, compared to $3.6 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2003

December 5, 2004 - Industry News

KLLM Signs, Dart Transit Expands Licenses for Manhattan Associates Software

Optimization software provider, Manhattan Associates, Atlanta, Ga., recently signed a Carrier Management licensing agreement with KLLM Transport Services and expanded an agreement for the deployment of its solution with Dart Transit

December 5, 2004 - Industry News

TMW's 2004 Results? Gangbusters!

TMW Systems, Beachwood, Ohio, projects 2004 results will surpass goals. This follows record third quarter sales for the trucking enterprise software provider

December 5, 2004 - Industry News

Broker Training Aims at Burned-Out Truckers

John Thomas, owner of Atex Logistics Inc., El Paso, Texas, offers a training program to teach truck drivers how to become freight brokers

December 5, 2004 - Industry News

Avalanche Sweeps Alaskan Trucker Off the Road

The Anchorage Daily News reported that a tanker truck was lifted eight to nine feet and swept off the Parks Highway north of Cantwell, Alaska, near Denali National Park

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December 5, 2004 - Industry News

ATA, OOIDA Speak Out On Black Box Issue

The American Trucking Assns. and the Owner-Operator Independent Driver Assn. both spoke out on the subject of mandated black boxes for trucks last week

December 4, 2004 - Industry News

Terion's Active Geofencing Meets the Need for Trailer-Tracking Urgency

Terion, Plano, Texas, has introduced Active Geofencing, the latest enhancement to its FleetView 3 trailer management system

December 4, 2004 - Industry News

UTA Convention the Biggest Ever

The Used Truck Assn. said its 5th annual convention in Scottsdale, Ariz. last month drew 300 participants -- including spouses -- up 67% from a year ago. About 107 dealers from across the U.S. and Canada were represented

December 4, 2004 - Industry News

Dart Aims at Higher Owner-Operator Pay Rates

Dart Transit Co. has raised pay rates for independent contractors. The increases worth $2,400 to $4,200 a year in 2005 will become effective in the first quarter of the yea

December 4, 2004 - Industry News

First Heavy Duty Aftermarket Scholarships Awarded

In ceremonies recently held at Northwood University in Midland, Mich., Douglas S. Thomson, vice president of sales and marketing for Sloan Transportation Products (center), congratulated Matthew Dorr (left) and Richard Ender for receiving the first Heavy Duty Aftermarket scholarships

December 3, 2004 - Industry News

IANA Announces New Officers, Directors

The Intermodal Association of North America Friday announced the its new leadership for 2005 elected at its board of directors meeting in San Antonio, Texas, last month

December 3, 2004 - Industry News

3 Tech Providers Team Up For LTL Solution

Psion Teklogix, KonaWare and Accord Software announced last week that they plan to deliver a complete mobile computing solution for the LTL industry

December 2, 2004 - Industry News

Motor Cargo Shortens Transit Times

Western regional carrier Motor Cargo Industries Inc. last week announced the reduction of transit times covering more than 4,000 lane

December 2, 2004 - Industry News

Chicago Rawhide Donates $3,000 for Scholarships

Bill Diggory, vice president and general manager of the Aftermarket Business Unit, said Chicago Rawhide/SKF has made a $3,000 donation to the Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium scholarship fund

December 2, 2004 - Industry News

Speak Up Boss! I Can't Hear You Over The Music!

The Cellular Telephone Industry Assn. reported in its daily e-mail newsletter Thursday that XM Satellite Radio expects satellite radio to converge with wireless phone service within the next five years

December 2, 2004 - Industry News

Texan Versus Texan In Looming Trans-Texas Corridor Fight

Artists rendering of the Trans-Texas Corridor with truck lanes on the left.

The San Antonio, Texas, Express-News reported this week that two regions of South Texas are preparing to feud over a proposed Trans-Texas Corridor that will carry billions of dollars in freight

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December 2, 2004 - Industry News

Marines Thank Barr-Nunn Employees for Support

A U.S. Marine Corps representative recently visited the headquarters of Barr-Nunn Transportation in Granger, Iowa, to thank employees for their support of the Marines of Company E, 2nd Battalio

December 1, 2004 - Industry News

FMCSA Exempts Werner From Log Rules

Truckload carrier Werner Enterprises Inc., Omaha, Neb. today will host a ceremony to mark its exemption from Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration driver log rules

December 1, 2004 - Industry News

Pennsy Pike Toll Takers End Strike, Ohio Turnpike Deadline Looms

The toll-taker strike at the Pennsylvania Turnpike officially ended Wednesday morning when striking workers returned to the job

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