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December 10, 2004 - Industry News

Tampa Hosts TMC Annual Meeting and Exhibition in February

The Technology & Maintenance Council will hold its 2005 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition Feb. 15 to 18 at the Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Fla

Tags: Events

December 9, 2004 - Industry News

Enforcement Authorities Crack Down on I-75 Truckers

The Chattanooga Times Free Press reported Thursday that a multiagency commercial vehicle enforcement initiative was launched in Georgia, and a key focus of the effort is along Interstate 75 in North Georgia

Tags: Highways

December 9, 2004 - Industry News

First Fleet Poll: Private Fleets Use Telematics Less for Location Than to Monitor Drivers, Spec Trucks, Save Fuel

According to a First Fleet survey of private fleet executives, technology is gaining credibility in private fleets and is often used more to control fuel costs than to monitor truck location

December 9, 2004 - Industry News

N.J. Turnpike Will Study Bottleneck For 18 Months

The Garden State Parkway logo became part of the the New Jersey Turnpike logo when the separate authories were merged in 2003.

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority is launching an 18-month engineering study prior to finalizing a proposed $1.3 billion project to expand the critical toll road in the central part of the stat

Tags: Highways

December 9, 2004 - Industry News

GEOCOMtms and Vocantas Will Offer Integrated Truck Routing, Automated Customer Phone System

Routing and optimization technology provider GEOCOMtms has teamed up with Vocantas Inc. to bring automated customer self-service and home delivery scheduling to the retail industry

December 9, 2004 - Industry News

Port Operator Switches to Alternative Diesel Fuel

Long Beach Container Terminal Inc., a marine terminal operator at the Port of Long Beach, announced it is converting all diesel-powered yard equipment to a newly developed and cleaner burning oxygenated diesel fuel

December 9, 2004 - Industry News

Scotts Co. Names J.B. Hunt Core Carrier of the Year

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has received The Scotts Co.’s 2004 Core Carrier of the Year award

December 9, 2004 - Industry News

Power2Ship Inks Deal with Food Distributors, Forms 3 Divisions

Power2Ship announced has entered into agreements with Grocery Products Distribution Services and its subsidiary, Associated Warehouses Inc

December 9, 2004 - Industry News

TripPak OVERNIGHT Wins Recognition From Truckstop Travel Plaza News

Affiliated Computer Services Inc., announced that its TripPak OVERNIGHT express mail service, developed in conjunction with DHL, has been named product of the year by Truckstop Travel Plaza New

December 9, 2004 - Industry News

2005 NTEA Directory of Truck and Truck Equipment Available Next Month

The National Truck Equipment Assn., Farmington Hills, Mich., announced that its 2005 Membership Roster & Product Directory will be available early next month

December 8, 2004 - Industry News

Trucks Get Big Share of Growing NAFTA Pie

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics said Tuesday that since the implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement a decade ago, U.S. surface transportation trade with Canada and Mexico has grown more than 80%

December 7, 2004 - Industry News

FMCSA to Outline Research & Technology Projects Jan. 9 in D.C. Forum

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administation’s Office of Research and Technology is sponsoring a forum to provide insight into research and technology the agency sponsors

December 7, 2004 - Industry News

Paccar Declares Extra Dividend

Paccar Inc.'s board of directors Tuesday declared an extra cash dividend of $2 per share, payable Jan. 5, 2005, to stockholders of record at the close of business on Dec. 20, 200

December 7, 2004 - Industry News

Flying J Dangles an Offer for Truckstop.Net Subscribers Without Service

Flying J said Tuesday that it will honor any outstanding balance of service remaining on accounts held by professional drivers

December 7, 2004 - Industry News

World’s Biggest Truckstop to Grow Bigger

Iowa 80 TA Truckstop from the air.

Iowa 80 Group, Walcott, Iowa, has announced a multi-million dollar expansion and remodel at Iowa 80 TA Truckstop

December 7, 2004 - Industry News

John Christner Trucking Salutes Million Milers

John Christner Trucking, Salpula, Okla., recently recognized these 2004 Million Mile Drivers for their outstanding safety records

December 7, 2004 - Industry News

Carrier's Best Friend? TMW Unleashes The Dawg

Trucking enterprise management software provider TMW Systems Inc., Beachwood, Ohio, has introduced a business performance watchdog application

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


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