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January 28, 2004 - Industry News

Class 8 Truck Sales Boost ArvinMeritor Results

ArvinMeritor Inc., Troy, Mich., reported sales of $2.2 billion and net income of $19 million for its first fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31, 2003, compared to a net income of $32 million the same quarter last year

January 28, 2004 - Industry News

Mack, Volvo Give Nod to EGR-Based Technology

Mack Trucks Inc. and Volvo Trucks North America Inc., both announced Wednesday they will use exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) technology and diesel particulate filters (DPF) to meet stringent new U.S. diesel emissions regulations taking effect in 2007

January 27, 2004 - Industry News

Transport America Announces Pay Increases for 2004

Transport America announced it is spreading a driver pay increase over a four-month period that included a 37-cent per mile rate in January for experienced drivers

January 27, 2004 - Industry News

December’s Truck Tonnage Index Surges

The American Trucking Assns.’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted Truck Tonnage Index surged 14.6% to an all-time high of 164.2 (1993=100) in December, the national association for the trucking industry reported Tuesday

January 27, 2004 - Industry News

Mineta to Ring NYSE Bell, Launch New Economic Indicator

U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta will ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) at 9:30 a.m. EST, Thursday

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January 27, 2004 - Industry News

Cummins Cites Gains in Second Half of ‘03

Cummins Inc. reported fourth-quarter 2003 sales of $1.74 billion and earnings before interest, income taxes, minority interest and preferred dividends (EBIT) of $84 million, compared with sales of $1.41 billion and EBIT of $20 million a year ago

January 27, 2004 - Industry News

Caterpillar Revenues Up 13% for Year

Caterpillar Inc. has reported 2003 sales and revenues of $22.76 billion and profit of $1.1 billion or $3.13 per share

January 27, 2004 - Industry News

Hoffa Lauds DOT’s Chassis Inspection Program

International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa hailed Monday’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) that it will launch a safety inspection program for intermodal container chassis

January 26, 2004 - Industry News

Kenco Logistics Offers LeanLogistics Functionality

Kenco Logistic Services, Chattanooga, Tenn., announced the purchase of software from LeanLogistic

January 26, 2004 - Industry News

Bulldog Begins Production of Cargo Security Products

Bulldog Technologies Inc., Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, announced that its RoadBoss cargo security products are now in production

January 26, 2004 - Industry News

4Q Net Income Up 22% for CNF Inc.

CNF Inc., the California company with businesses in trucking, logistics and trailer manufacturing, reported fourth-quarter net income for common shareholders of $26.8 million or 49 cents per diluted share

January 26, 2004 - Industry News

Arkansas Best Revenue Up 7.3% for Year

Arkansas Best Corp., Fort Smith, Ark., reported fourth quarter 2003 net income of $14.7 million, compared to fourth quarter 2002 net income of $14.5 million

January 26, 2004 - Industry News

DOT Begins Inspection of Truck Container Chassis

Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta announced Monday that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will launch a safety inspection program for intermodal container chassis

January 23, 2004 - Industry News

SEKO Worldwide Opens Office in England

SEKO Worldwide, an Itasca, Ill.-based provider of freight forwarding solutions, has opened a new office in Manchester, England

January 23, 2004 - Industry News

Prime Inducts 30 Drivers into 2 Million Mile Club

Prime Inc., one of the nation’s largest refrigerated trucking companies, has inducted 30 contractors, company drivers and owner-operators to its new Two Million Safe Miles Club

January 23, 2004 - Industry News

Werner’s Earnings Up for 9th Consecutive Quarter

Werner Enterprises Inc., the Omaha, Neb. Truckload transportation company, reported its ninth consecutive quarter of higher operating revenues and earnings.

January 23, 2004 - Industry News

Heartland Express Revenues Up 19% for Year

Heartland Express Inc., Coralville, Iowa, said fourth quarter revenue increased 12.0% to $103.0 million from $92.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2002

January 23, 2004 - Industry News

TCA Audio Conference Tackles Cargo Crime

The Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA) will host its latest audio conference, "Fighting Back Against Cargo Crime and Winning," from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST on Feb. 5

January 23, 2004 - Industry News

LogiSense Software to Power Wi-Fi Truckstop Networks

LogiSense Corp., Cambridge, Ont., Canada, said its EngageIPHotspot Suite software solution will be implemented in Truckstop.net’s 802.11g Wi-Fi network

January 22, 2004 - Industry News

’03 Income Up 24% for SCS Transportation

SCS Transportation Inc., Kansas City, Mo., reported revenue of $207.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2003, up 6.8% from $194.3 million in the year-earlier quarter

January 22, 2004 - Industry News

PureSafety Expands Driver Safety Library

PureSafety, Nashville, Tenn., has expanded its driver safety course library to help meet the training risk management needs of companies operating motor vehicle fleets of any kind.

January 22, 2004 - Industry News

Oshkosh Truck Net Income Climbs 163%

Oshkosh Truck Corp., the Wisconsin-based manufacturer of specialty trucks and truck bodies, said its net income increased 163% to $29.7 million,

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

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