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February 14, 2005 - Industry News

UAW Votes Down Volvo Contract

Volvo Trucks North America Inc., announced that employees represented by the United Auto Workers yesterday rejected two of three tentative labor agreements covering approximately 2,800 member

February 14, 2005 - Industry News

Driver Shortage Should Ease -- At Least a Little

Freight Transportation Research Associates Inc. said Monday that the driver labor market tightened for the second consecutive month in January 200

Tags: Economy

February 14, 2005 - Industry News

Qualcomm Releases GlobalTRACS 3.0, Announces Agreement with Bobcat

Qualcomm Inc., San Diego, Calif., announced Monday that Release 3.0 of its GlobalTRACS equipment management solution will include configurable sensors that monitor the health of construction equipmen

February 13, 2005 - Industry News

Heavy-Hitters Scheduled for Pegasus TransTech User Conference

Graves.

Pegasus TransTech, Tampa, Fla., announced that Bill Graves, president and CEO of American Trucking Associations, will deliver the keynote speech at Pegasus TransTech's 2005 Users Group Conference

February 10, 2005 - Industry News

Boozman Backs Breaks in HOS

U.S. Representative John Boozman (R-AR) has introduced legislation to change hours of service rules to allow drivers to take meal or rest breaks off the clock

February 10, 2005 - Industry News

No Ohio Pike Strike; Workers Ratify Three-Year Contract

Ohio Turnpike workers have ratified a three-year contract averting a strike like the one that brought flat rate tolls to the Pennsylvania Turnpik

Tags: Highways

February 10, 2005 - Industry News

UPS Ups Dividend, Appoints Beystehner Director

The UPS board of directors has increased the quarterly dividend by nearly 18% from 28-cents per share to 33-cents per share on all outstanding Class A and Class B shares

February 10, 2005 - Industry News

Butane Leak From Crashed Tanker Feeds Spectacular Fires

The Salt Lake City Tribune reported that a Flying J truck hauling butane gas exploded and burned Wednesday night about two and a half hours after it crashed into a van

Tags: Highways

February 10, 2005 - Industry News

International Unveils CXT’s New Sidekick – the RXT

International Truck and Engine Corp. has unveiled the International RXT, a more than five-ton, 22-foot-long commercial pickup truck

February 9, 2005 - Industry News

Kenworth’s T800, W900S Models Popular on Show Circuit

Ready mix and other construction segment customers voiced optimism about Kenworth business prospects for 2005 at the recent World of Concrete convention in Las Vegas

February 9, 2005 - Industry News

Bush Budget Includes Increase for Truck Safety

President Bush’s 2006 budget proposes cutbacks in many federal programs – but not in the key truck program at the Department of Transportation

February 9, 2005 - Industry News

Tennessee Lowers Speed Limits In Some Areas

The Associated Press reported that Tennessee's transportation commissioner has approved lower interstate speed limits in Hamilton Count

Tags: Highways

February 9, 2005 - Industry News

P.A.M. Transportation Reports Results

P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc., Tonittown, Ark., has reported net income of $1,829,955 or diluted and basic earnings per share of $.16 for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 200

February 9, 2005 - Industry News

Lott to Chair Senate Transportation Subcommittee

U.S. Sen. Trent Lott has been named chairman of the Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Subcommitte

February 9, 2005 - Industry News

FedEx Ground Names Smarto CFO

Smarto

The FedEx Ground operating unit of FedEx Corp. announced that chief financial officer Ronald R. Trombetta will retir

February 8, 2005 - Industry News

Prepare to Run With the Microsoft Bull; Here Comes Longhorn

CNET News.com reported Monday that Microsoft will release a Beta version of its long-awaited new Windows operating system referred in development as Longhorn

February 8, 2005 - Industry News

Goodyear, TRALA Truck Driver Recognition Deadline Nears

Goodyear's focus on America's truck drivers is nearing another deadline -- this time for the TRALA 2005 Driver of the Year

Tags: Events

February 8, 2005 - Industry News

RBX Transportation Selects Netwise Enterprise from IDSC

Integrated Decision Support Corp., Richardson, Texas, announced that truckload carrier RBX Transportation Inc. has selected Netwise Enterpris

February 8, 2005 - Industry News

TMC's 2005 Annual Meeting & Exhibition Next Week

The Technology & Maintenance Council will hold its 2005 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition next wee

Tags: Events

February 8, 2005 - Industry News

Sloan Transportation's Parent Firm Recapitalizes

Qualitor Inc., parent company of Sloan Transportation Products, has announced the recapitalization of its business

February 8, 2005 - Industry News

USF Holland Breaks Ground for New Illinois Terminal

LTL carrier USF Holland Inc., an operating company of USF Corp., has broken ground on a new terminal in Edwardsville, Ill

February 8, 2005 - Industry News

RapidHire Upgrades Driver Recruiting Management Software

RapidHire Driver Recruiting Management Software has announced a series of software upgrades and new features

February 8, 2005 - Industry News

KellerOnline In Line for Nifty Software Award

KellerOnline, an interactive safety management tool from J. J. Keller & Associates Inc., has been named a finalist for the 20th annual Codie Award

February 7, 2005 - Industry News

Celadon Takes First Place in Border Crossing Technology Derby

The Indianapolis Star reported Saturday that Indianapolis-based Celadon Trucking Services and its Canadian subsidiary, Celadon Canada, are the first full truckload carrier

February 7, 2005 - Industry News

Postal Service Goes Modern

The U.S. Postal Service has contracted to provide tracking for its vehicles and advanced RFI

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