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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

October 11, 2004 - Industry News

SiriCOMM: Wi-Fi High Five!

SiriCOMM Inc., Joplin, Mo., announced it has completed the first phase of installation and, following successful testing, will open its Wi-Fi networ

October 11, 2004 - Industry News

DuPont Doffs Hat to Duie

A. Duie Pyle Inc. has received the "Outstanding Service" Award from DuPont Logistics

October 11, 2004 - Industry News

ITS 2005 Drops Wednesday, Adds Saturday

Dates for next year’s International Trucking Show (ITS) have changed

October 11, 2004 - Industry News

LPC Meets Next Week in Atlanta

The Loss Prevention Council 2004 Fall Meeting will take place Oct. 17-20, 2004 at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel Atlanta Airport

October 11, 2004 - Industry News

Zollars Takes Yellow Roadway to SMC3 Winter Meeting

SMC3 has announced that Bill Zollars, chairman and CEO of Yellow Roadway, will be the featured speaker at SMC3’s winter meetin

October 11, 2004 - Industry News

Millis Transfer Transfers Seniority for New Drivers

Millis Transfer, Black River Falls, Wis., is offering new drivers with three years of consecutive experience at their current job credit for the same three years at Milli

October 11, 2004 - Industry News

TMC Taps Tampa for Annual Big Do

The Technology & Maintenance Council of the ATA will hold its 2005 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition Feb. 15-1

Tags: Events

October 11, 2004 - Industry News

Big Orange Job Site Now on the Web

Schneider National, the big orange fleet, has launched an interactive web site at www.SchneiderJobs.co

October 10, 2004 - Industry News

UAW Backs Mack Pact

Mack Trucks, Inc. Sunday announced that employees represented by the United Auto Workers have ratified a new three-year Master Agreemen

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