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November 10, 2004 - Industry News

Glut of Imports "Gumming Up" Freight Channels

Market News International Inc. reported Wednesday that “cargo entering the U.S. in September and October overwhelmed ports, railways and trucks, gumming up real-time inventory deliverie

November 10, 2004 - Industry News

$10 Million Southern Refrigerated Terminal Brings Smiles to Texarkana

Southern Refrigerated Transport Inc. will move its headquarters from Ashdown to Texarkana, Texas, the Associated Press reported Wednesday

November 10, 2004 - Industry News

VIS-Check Helps Peterbilt Illinois Head Off Customer Problems on the Road

Peterbilt Illinois, a Rockford, Ill., dealership has purchased a VIS-Check, a computerized diagnostic device that combines brake inspection and road simulation

November 10, 2004 - Industry News

P&O Cold Warms Up to Delfour Software

Delfour Corp., Markham, Ont., Canada announced that P&O Cold Logistics has implemented a cross-dock procedure at its Dallas facility for a major national retail chai

November 10, 2004 - Industry News

One-Day Strike at Detroit Diesel Engine Plant Ends in Tentative Agreement

After a one day walkout, the United Auto Workers reached a tentative contract agreement with DaimlerChrysler AG's Detroit Diesel engine manufacturing plan

November 9, 2004 - Industry News

Swift Makes Its Case to Investors, Law Firms Pile On

Swift Transportation Co. Inc. will try to raise rates to help improve margins, the trucking company's vice corporate controller Steve Attwood said Tuesday on a Web cast of the Robert W. Baird Industrial Conference in Chicago

November 9, 2004 - Industry News

Used Truck Assn. Announces Board Election Results

The Used Truck Assn. announced the results of board of directors elections at its 5th annual convention, held in Scottsdale, Ariz. in September

November 9, 2004 - Industry News

Indiana Trucker Dies in Cab in Collision With a Deer

The Associated Press reported Tuesday that a truck driver was killed when he struck a deer in Avilla, Ind

Tags: Highways

November 9, 2004 - Industry News

Canadian Truckers Seek to Refute News Stories

The Canadian Trucking Alliance Tuesday issued a press release to counter reports that the organization supports allowing up to 18 hours behind the wheel for Canadian truck drivers

November 9, 2004 - Industry News

Bandag Boosts Quarterly Dividend

The board of directors of Bandag Inc. Tuesday declared an increase in the regular quarterly dividend from $.325 per share to $.33 per shar

November 9, 2004 - Industry News

HazMat Driver Screening Rules Take a Step Forward Today

The Transportation Security Administration today will act on background check requirements for hazmat drivers, according to the American Trucking Assns

November 9, 2004 - Industry News

Schneider Brokerage Expands into Canada, Mexico and U.S. Locations

Schneider National Inc., Green Bay, Wis., is opening five new brokerage offices in Toronto; Mexico City; Chesapeake, Va.; Columbus, Ohio; and Fort Lauderdale, Fla

November 9, 2004 - Industry News

S.D. Opens Four Lanes to Aberdeen

The Aberdeen American News of Aberdeen, S.D., reports that the Eastern Dakota Expressway is becoming a reality

Tags: Highways

November 9, 2004 - Industry News

Valuable Information on Terion’s Trailer Dashboard, But No Stereo

Terion Inc., Plano, Texas, has introduced the Trailer Dashboard for its FleetView 3 trailer tracking and management system

November 9, 2004 - Industry News

Truckload Academy Offers Educational Session on Insurance and Owner Operators

The Truckload Academy of the Truckload Carriers Assn. will hold the third and final of its audio conferences on Navigational Tools for Working with owner-operators

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November 8, 2004 - Industry News

Pacific Northwes Truck-Only Tollway Would Cost Truckers 60 Cents Per Mile

A draft study by the Washington State Transportation Department suggests a 100-mile truck toll road between I-90 and Chehalis might be practical

Tags: Highways

November 8, 2004 - Industry News

Fellows To Depart, Mullen to Take Over at DHL Americas

DHL today announced Monday that John Fellows, CEO of DHL Americas, will be leaving that post effective January 1, 2005

November 8, 2004 - Industry News

Hub Group Named Home Depot’s Intermodal Carrier of the Year

Hub Group, Inc., Downers Grove, Ill., was named The Home Depot’s Intermodal Carrier of the Year for 2004

November 8, 2004 - Industry News

Data Burst Offers Low-Cost Tracking Through Any Laptop

Carry a laptop in your truck

November 8, 2004 - Industry News

Richer Maintenance Product Will "Talk" to AmeriQuest Procurement

Richer Systems Group Inc. announced a partnership to integrate AmeriQuest’s Procurement Program with Richer’s enrich Transportation Management & Fleet Management Systems

November 8, 2004 - Industry News

TCA Names Owner-Operator and Company Driver of the Year Finalists

The Truckload Carriers Assn. has revealed the finalists for the Independent Contractor of the Year and Company Equipment Driver of the Year contests

November 8, 2004 - Industry News

TMW Teams With SkyBitz for Trailer Tracking

TMW Systems and SkyBitz have agreed that TMW will use the SkyBitz's Global Locating System technology to power a trailer tracking module for its fleet management systems

November 8, 2004 - Industry News

Greatwest Branch Opens in Clairmont, Alberta

Greatwest Kenworth has opened a new, full-service branch in Clairmont, Alberta, Canada

November 7, 2004 - Industry News

Fedex Kicks Package & Freight Rates Up for 2005

FedEx Corp. announced rate increases for FedEx Express and FedEx Ground customers and a decrease in the fuel surcharge effective Jan. 3

November 6, 2004 - Industry News

Class Action Suit Targets Swift

A New York law firm Friday filed a class-action suit against Swift Transportation and some of its executives

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