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August 18, 2003 - Industry News

Broadway Flying J Celebrates 40th Year

Washington State’s Broadway Group is celebrating 40 years in the truckstop industry this week.

August 18, 2003 - Industry News

Bakery Buys 309 Freightliner Walk-In Van Chassis

Interstate Brands Corp. (IBC), among the largest national wholesale bakers in the United States, recently purchased 309 Freightliner walk-in van chassis

August 18, 2003 - Industry News

Xtra Lease Relocates Minnesota Branch

XTRA Lease, a full-service trailer rental and leasing company, announced it recently relocated its Minneapolis/St. Paul branch.

August 18, 2003 - Industry News

Peterbilt Dealerships Offer Coupon Book

A coupon book offering more than $3,000 in savings on parts, accessories and service work is now available at participating Peterbilt dealerships throughout the United States and Canada

August 18, 2003 - Industry News

UPS’ PM Plan Renovated, Saving 330,000 Quarts of Oil

UPS has just completed an extensive revamp of its preventive maintenance inspection (PMI) process for its 70,000 delivery vehicles, coming up with some pretty notable results. Not that the previous process was so bad

August 18, 2003 - Industry News

efleetmgmt Announces Changes for Fall Transportation Seminars

Online education and information services provider efleetmgmt inc. will present two seminars in October designed to help transportation businesses improve their financial and operating performance

August 18, 2003 - Industry News

Roadway Express Honored for Resourcefulness

Roadway Express Inc. has received the CIO-100 award from CIO magazine. The 2003 CIO 100 Award recognizes organizations around the world that excel in positive business performance through resourceful information technology (IT) management and practices

August 15, 2003 - Industry News

New Braking Tests for Straight Trucks

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has amended brake standards to require braking-in-a-curve performance testing for single-unit trucks and buses

August 15, 2003 - Industry News

Caterpillar: EPA Fines Amount to $37 million

Heavy equipment builder Caterpillar Inc. says it will probably incur $37 million in fines this year because some of its big engines don't meet emission standards

August 15, 2003 - Industry News

Navistar Returns to Profitability

Navistar International Corp. says it has returned to profitability in its third fiscal quarter and is on track to be solidly profitable in the fourth quarter

August 15, 2003 - Industry News

DOT Compliance Seminars Address HOS

Smith System Driver Improvement Institute Inc. has announced a nationwide series of seminars to help fleets meet the new U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) hours of service requirement

August 13, 2003 - Industry News

Peterbilt Buyers Can Now Order Caterpillar ACERT Engines

Caterpillar's ACERT-technology engines -- the company's solution for complying with stricter Environmental Protection Agency emission regulations -- are now available for order in Peterbilt trucks

August 13, 2003 - Industry News

Lane Departure Warning System Debuts

Iteris Inc., a subsidiary of Odetics Inc. is offering the automotive industry's first mass-produced lane departure warning syste

August 13, 2003 - Industry News

MyRoadway.com Offers Real-Time Rates on Expedited Freight

LTL carrier Roadway Express Inc., Akron, Ohio, has enabled its web site to provide accurate, personalized, real-time rate quote

August 13, 2003 - Industry News

Power2Ship Provides Wireless Mobile Solution to ARL

Power2Ship Inc., Boca Raton, Fla., has entered into a letter of intent with ARL Inc. to provide the company’s more than 500 trucks with proprietary Power2Ship GPS-enabled handheld computer

August 12, 2003 - Industry News

Comdata Opens Permit Office Onsite For Landstar

Comdata Corp., Brentwood, Tenn., has established a permitting office onsite at the corporate headquarters of truckload carrier Landstar System Inc

August 12, 2003 - Industry News

Refiners Say Low-Sulfur Fuel Will Be Available for 2007

Diesel producers are on track to have adequate supplies of a new ultra-low sulfur fuel in time for a U.S. EPA 2007 compliance deadline

August 12, 2003 - Industry News

FMCSA Proposes New LCV Training Requirements

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has proposed new training requirements for operators of longer combination vehicle

August 12, 2003 - Industry News

Landstar Is C-TPAT Certified

Truckload carrier Landstar System Inc., Jacksonville, Fla. announced certification of its operating companies to the supply chain security initiatives C-TPAT, FAST and PIP

August 12, 2003 - Industry News

Caterpillar Expands Production in India

Caterpillar Inc. is expanding its Asian presence with production of a new line of construction machines in India

August 12, 2003 - Industry News

Robert Bosch Brings Diesel to Michelin’s 2003 Challenge Bibendum

Michelin announced this week that Robert Bosch Corp. and Michelin will be working together to add an educational diesel component to the 2003 Challenge Bibendu

August 12, 2003 - Industry News

GATS Stars of the Road Talent Search Rescheduled

The Stars of the Road Talent Search, which was scheduled for this year’s Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, has been delayed until the 2004 show

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August 12, 2003 - Industry News

Drexler's Optical Cards Picked for TWIC Testing

Drexler Technology Corp.'s LaserCard optical memory cards have been selected for evaluation and field testing by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA

August 12, 2003 - Industry News

Terry Thompson Joins Siricomm Board

SiriCOMM Inc., Joplin, Mo., announced that Terry W. Thompson has been appointed to its board of directors

August 12, 2003 - Industry News

Qualcomm, SAIC Win FMCSA Trailer Tracking Test Contract

Mobile communications provider Qualcomm Inc., San Diego, Calif., and Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) have been awarded a $2 million contract from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administratio

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