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January 22, 2004 - Industry News

Crystal Gayle Headlines Mid-America Trucking Show

Eric Harley and Joe Kelley, hosts of The Midnight Trucking Radio Network (MTRN) will welcome country music legend Crystal Gayle at this year’s Mid-America Jamboree in Louisville, Ky

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January 22, 2004 - Industry News

SkyBitz Introduces Five New GLS Users

SkyBitz Inc., Dulles, Va., announced five new trucking customers for its satellite-based trailer tracking and information management service

January 21, 2004 - Industry News

Knight Transportation’s 4Q Income Up 14%

Knight Transportation Inc., Phoenix, Ariz., announced revenues for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2003 -- before fuel surcharge -- increased 14% to $87.1 million from $76.4 million for the same quarter of 2002

January 21, 2004 - Industry News

Earnings Boosted for Roehl Transport Contractors

Roehl Transport, a firm that operates van, curtainside and flatbed divisions with service throughout the U.S. and Canada, has announced an additional 1- to 3-cent increase in its mileage rate plus increased intermediate stop pay for its owner-operators

January 21, 2004 - Industry News

Eaton Net Income Up 53%; Declares 2-1 Stock Split

Industrial manufacturer Eaton Corp. has announced net income per share of $1.44 for the fourth quarter of 2003, an increase of 53% over net income per share of $.94 in the fourth quarter of 2002

January 21, 2004 - Industry News

Trucking Records 11% Drop in Fatal Crashes

New statistics released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) show continued major improvement in highway safety for the nation’s trucking industry

January 21, 2004 - Industry News

Toll Hike OK’d for Pennsylvania Turnpike

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has increased tolls on the turnpike and its extensions by 5.3 cents per mile on average for commercial vehicles, bringing the rates to an average of 17.7 cents per mile

January 20, 2004 - Industry News

EPA’S Smartway Transport Partnership Program Detailed

The Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA) participated in a teleconference earlier this month detailing the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) new SmartWay Transport Partnership Program

January 20, 2004 - Industry News

Cingular Makes Bid for AT&T Wireless

USA Today reported on Wednesday that Cingular Wireless has made a formal offer to acquire AT&T Wireless in a deal that would create the largest wireless carrier in the U.S

January 20, 2004 - Industry News

TripPak Scanning Now at Rip Griffin

Texas-based Rip Griffin Travel Plazas has reached an agreement with TMI, the parent company of the TripPak Express and TripPak Online document management services

January 20, 2004 - Industry News

Chevron "Preferred" Coolant at TravelCenters of America

ChevronTexaco Global Lubricants’ Chevron brand has been selected as the preferred coolant by TravelCenters of America (TA)

January 20, 2004 - Industry News

Supply Chain Glossary Defines Terms

Industrial Data & Information Inc., Webbers Falls, Okla., has released the second edition of “Glossary of Supply Chain Terminology,

January 20, 2004 - Industry News

Love’s Offers TRANSFLO Express Scanning

Pegasus TransTech, Tampa, Fla., announced that Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores Inc., which operates 147 travel stops and convenience stores across 18 states, has signed an agreement with Pegasus TransTec

January 19, 2004 - Industry News

Delaware Recognizes Trinity Transport

Trinity Transport, Inc. has won the Award of Excellence as an employer from the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce

January 19, 2004 - Industry News

PeopLease Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

D.W. Speer, chief executive officer and co-founder of PeopLease Corp., the Mount Pleasant, S.C.-based driver leasing company, will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in February.

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January 19, 2004 - Industry News

Intermec Handhelds OK'd for Voice on AT&T Wireless

Intermec Technologies Corp., Everett, Wash., announced that Intermec's 700 and 700 Color Series of mobile computers are the first rugged handheld devices to be approved for voice transmission on the AT&T Wireless network

January 19, 2004 - Industry News

Pay Hikes at Barr-Nunn Date Back 6 Months

Drivers at Barr-Nunn began receiving pay raises during the last half of 2003 in anticipation of the new hours of service rules, according to officials of the Granger, Iowa-based fleet

January 19, 2004 - Industry News

CFI Announces Drivers of the Year for 2003

CFI, an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo., recently announced its drivers of the year

January 19, 2004 - Industry News

Mack Truck Picks Enova for Hybrid Refueler Vehicle

Enova Systems, which develops electric, hybrid and fuel cell digital power management systems, has received a contract from Mack Truck for the development of a heavy-duty hybrid drive system for the Air Force’s diesel-electric hybrid R11 refueler vehicle

January 19, 2004 - Industry News

ProMiles Provides TripPak Locations

ProMiles Software Development Corp., Bridge City, Texas, announced that the upcoming release of ProMiles XF, a mileage and routing application, will be able to display the location of more than 1,200 TripPak Express drop box site

January 16, 2004 - Industry News

Martin Employees Send Gifts to Soldiers

Employees at Marten Transport Ltd. in Mondovi, Wis., collected more than $2,500 cash and personal items that were sent to soldiers overseas and stateside

January 16, 2004 - Industry News

Smith System Confab Highlights Products

Smith System, a 52-year-old company specializing in professional driver training, recently held its 2004 Corporate Conference to announce new products, honor and train employees and celebrate its success

January 16, 2004 - Industry News

Mack Awarded Hybrid Electric Truck Contract

Mack Trucks Inc. has received a $1.2-million contract through Southwest Research Institute to develop diesel hybrid electric technology that will ultimately be used in military and commercial vehicles.

January 16, 2004 - Industry News

Donaldson Retrofitting 1,100 NY School Buses

Donaldson Co. Inc., Minneapolis, is providing 1,100 EPA-approved emissions control devices for the New York State Clean Air School Bus Program

January 15, 2004 - Industry News

Aether Announces Departure of President and Vice Chairman

Aether Systems, Inc., Owings Mills, Md. announced that president and vice chairman George Davis has stepped down from day-to-day management and resigned as a member of the board of directors

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