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October 15, 2004 - Industry News

Truckload Business Gauges on the Executive Dashboard

McLeod's Business Intellegence screen shot.

McLeod Software Corp., Birmingham, Ala., introduced a suite of new functionalities to its LoadMaster enterprise software

October 15, 2004 - Industry News

J. B. Hunt Reports Record Revenues and Earnings

J. B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. announced record third quarter net earnings of $47.9 million, or diluted earnings per share of 57 cents, compared with 2003 third quarter earnings of $32.7 million, or 40 cents per diluted share

October 15, 2004 - Industry News

400 Attend McLeod User Group

McLeod Software, Birmingham, Ala., announced that more than 400 trucking industry professionals participated in McLeod Software’s 14th Annual Users’ Conference Sept. 22-25 in Birmingham

October 15, 2004 - Industry News

NPTC: "Meet Me In St. Louis"

The National Private Truck Council has scheduled its annual Fleet Management Institute for Jan. 15-19, 2005, at the Renaissance Grand Hotel in St. Louis, Mo

October 15, 2004 - Industry News

Playing Power Tennis With Shippers

The Truckload Carriers Assn. is hosting an audio conference beginning at noon Eastern time on Thursday Oct. 28. The conference is called Contract Rights--The Ball's in the Carriers Court.

October 15, 2004 - Industry News

Qualcomm Raises Bet on Vegas

Qualcomm Inc., San Diego, Calif. announced the expansion of its current Network Operations Center in Las Vegas, Nev

October 15, 2004 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Secures $200 Million in New Financing

U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn., announced it has closed two separate $100 million credit facilities that are expected to reduce the Company's borrowing costs and significantly expand the Company's liquidity

October 15, 2004 - Industry News

Werner Reports Record Results

Werner Enterprises Inc., Omaha, Neb., reported record revenues and earnings for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2004

October 14, 2004 - Industry News

Landstar Reports 30% Increase in Revenue

Landstar System Inc. reported a 30% increase in revenue to a record $527 million in the 2004 third quarter, up from $407 million in the 2003 third quarter

October 14, 2004 - Industry News

Study Says Bigger Trucks Save Fuel

The American Trucking Associations announced Thursday that the American Transportation Research Institute and engine manufacturer Cummins Inc. have completed a study of energy and emission impacts of operating commercial vehicles at weights equal to or greater than existing federal limits

October 14, 2004 - Industry News

AirIQ Gets Fresh Financing

Mobilecom and tracking provider AirIQ Inc., announced that it has $12 million in new financing through a syndicate led by GMP Securities Ltd. and also included Paradigm Capital Inc

October 13, 2004 - Industry News

Ohio to Test Grade Crossing Safety Gizmo

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $497,050 grant to the Ohio Rail Development Commission to test a safety device that blocks all lanes of traffic at a high-risk highway-rail grade crossing

October 13, 2004 - Industry News

Strikers Cause Canadian Crossing Crunch

A strike by the union that includes Canada Customs workers led to long backups earlier this week at bridges in western New York for trucks heading to Ontario

Tags: Highways

October 13, 2004 - Industry News

Wabash National to Issue New Stock

Trailer maker Wabash National Corp., Lafayette, Ind., has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to sell up to 3,000,000 shares of common stoc

October 13, 2004 - Industry News

Landstar Rates in Online Study

Landstar System Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., is among the top 10 transportation and logistics companies ranked in a customer respect study

October 13, 2004 - Industry News

USF Logistics Rakes in Honors

USF Logistics Services Inc., an operating company of USF Corp., has been honored by four trade journals

October 13, 2004 - Industry News

Teamsters Complain to Swift Board

The Teamsters Union has asked Swift Transportation’s board of directors to split the duties of chairman and CEO between two individuals

October 13, 2004 - Industry News

Redundancy, Availability, Recovery and Redundancy

Trans-Soft Inc., Scottsdale, Ariz., has unveiled a new data center for its hosted applications and services

October 13, 2004 - Industry News

Overnite Finance Management Realignment

LTL carrier Overnite Corp. announced that Michael S. Liebschwager, vp and controller, has decided to leave the company after Overnite's November Board meeting

October 12, 2004 - Industry News

CFS Urges Attendance at Forum

The Council of Fleet Specialists is encouraging heavy-duty distributors and manufacturers to take part in the first CFS Executive Enrichment Forum Jan. 21-24, 2005, at the Sheraton in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

October 12, 2004 - Industry News

Gov. to Truckers: Please Come Back to the Beautiful Ohio Turnpike!

Ohio Gov. Bob Taft said Monday that tolls would be cut for big rigs using the Ohio Turnpike. The measure is intended to move trucks off overloaded two-lane road

Tags: Highways

October 12, 2004 - Industry News

More Overnights at Overnite

LTL carrier Overnite Transportation Co., Richmond, Va. has implemented a series of faster transit times covering its service centers in Detroit and Toledo, Ohio

October 12, 2004 - Industry News

Prime Reefer Team Earns Handsome Lease-End Payout

L-R: Dispatcher Daryl Hopkins, Darlene Davis & Michael Davis, and VP Steve Wutke

Michael and Darlene Davis, Prime Inc. Team Reefer Drivers, received a lease-end payout of $18,787.88 October 7 after turning in their truck, which was leased through Success Leasing, Inc.-- a Prime Inc. leasing company

October 11, 2004 - Industry News

USDA & ATA Team on Security Guidelines

The U.S. Department of Agriculture last week released a new voluntary security guidance document for truck transporters of agricultural and food products

October 11, 2004 - Industry News

Conway Trucks Into Red Ribbon Campaign

Con-Way Transportation Services, Inc., a subsidiary of CNF Inc., will participate with personnel and equipment in the national Red Ribbon drug abuse prevention campaig

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