October 23, 2003 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA) has announced the release of the Train the Trainer product developed by Delmar Learning and the Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI)
Prophesy Transportation Software Inc., Bloomfield, Conn., has launched www.prophesylogistics.com, a web site dedicated to the company’s logistics and load building solutions
Schneider National Inc., the Wisconsin-based transportation and logistics services provider is the first major U.S. transportation carrier installing Webasto Product North America's Air Top 2000 in-cab parking heater in all of its new tractors purchased since June 2003
Cadec Corp., Londonderry, N.H., a provider of onboard logistics management systems, announced upgrades in the Mobius TTS version 3.1 onboard computer system
October 22, 2003 - Industry News
WebTech Wireless, Burnaby, B.C., Canada, has introduced a new suite of wireless services for trucking and transportation companies. WebTech is also offering new and enhanced services for existing customers
Qualcomm Inc. announced that four new members have joined its industry
consortium for untethered trailer asset management
Delphi Corp., Kokomo, Ind., and MobileAria, a Delphi subsidiary, have launched FleetOutlook, a fleet management and security system that supports the new hours-of-service driver log regulations
Qualcomm Inc., San Diego, Calif., announced technology advances at the American Trucking Assns. Management Conference & Exhibition in San Antonio
Mobile communications and solutions provider Aether Systems Inc., Owings Mills, Md., has announced a series of enhancements to Aether MobileMax, its flagship wireless communications and tracking solution
Microvision Inc., Bothell, Wash., announced that a Volvo field trial of the Nomad Augmented Vision System yielded average increases of 31% in the efficiency of skilled service technicians performing complex diagnostic procedures
Edify Corp., Santa Clara, Calif., announced it has completed Phase 1 implementation of its Voice and Speech platform for Landstar Systems Inc., the truckload giant based in Jacksonville, Fla
Ryder System Inc., Miami, reported earnings of $40.5 million for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2003, up 20% compared with $33.8 million in the year-earlier period.
Mack Trucks Inc. is helping dealers produce effective web sites
Rush Enterprises Inc., San Antonio, Texas, whose operations include the largest network of Peterbilt heavy-duty truck dealerships in North America, said its gross revenues for the period totaled $222.8 million
Arkansas Best Corp. said its third quarter 2003 net income was $17 million, compared to $18.3 million for the same period last year
Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, Ill., has sold more than 260 engines powered with ACERT technology that will be used in the Seattle area
Ryder System Inc. has announced a Tax Advantage Lease program, which provides qualified Ryder customers with the advantages of Ryder's full-service lease offering while allowing them to retain the tax benefits of ownership.
October 21, 2003 - Industry News
USF Glen Moore Inc., Carlisle, Pa., has won two national safety awards from the American Trucking Assns. (ATA).
Heartland Express Inc., Coralville, Iowa, said gross revenues for the quarter increased 14.6% to $104.5 million from $91.1 million in the third quarter of 2002.
Paccar Inc., Bellevue, Wash., has reported higher sales and net income for the third quarter and first nine months of 2003 compared with the same periods a year ago,
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has now begun Phase 2 of its "Security Sensitivity Visits.
UPS, with headquarters in Atlanta, Ga., has reported a 28% jump in net income for the third quarter, thanks in part to a strengthening U.S. package business and record performances by both the international and non-package segments
October 20, 2003 - Industry News
Truckload Carriers Assn. Chairman Clifton Parker, and Robert Hirsch, TCA president, mutually agreed Monday to separate their relationship due to a difference of opinion on managerial approach
Trailer Bridge Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., has been accepted as a certified member of the U.S. Customs Service's Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program.
Terion, a provider of trailer management systems, announced the release of FleetView 3.0 at this week’s ATA Management Conference and Exhibition, currently under way in San Antonio, Texas
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