August 4, 2003 - Industry News
Schneider National Expedited, a division of Schneider National Inc., Green Bay, Wis., has been named Limited Brands Logistics Services' "Truckload Carrier of the Year."
Flatbed carrier Boyd Bros. Transportation Inc., Clayton, Ala., reported that revenues rose 4% and profits 6% in the quarter ended June 30
CFI, a truckload carrier based in Joplin, Mo. has announced its driver award recipients for June 2003
Roadway Express Inc. has announced that 35 of its best professional drivers will compete at the 66th National Truck Driving Championships Aug. 19 – 23 in Columbus, Ohio
August 1, 2003 - Industry News
Saia opened a new terminal in Redding, Calif. This week, according to Rick O’Dell, president
Rip Griffin Truck Service Centers and Truckstop.net have entered into an agreement to offer high-speed wireless capabilities and access points to customers at all 14 travel centers
Education makes a big difference in paychecks among fleet/transportation professionals, according to the 2003 Transportation Compensation Analysis from efleetmgmt inc
The Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA) is hosting Truckload Profitability Fundamentals seminars in Texas, Georgia and Illinois this fall.
The seminars will be held on Sept. 24 in Dallas, Oct. 14 in Chicago and Oct. 16 in Atlanta
July 31, 2003 - Industry News
TMI, Brentwood, Tenn., parent company of TripPak EXPRESS and TripPak ONLINE, has announced an agreement with Sapp Bros. Truck Stops Inc., to deploy TripPak SCANNING truck stop imaging at Sapp Bros. locations
The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) late Thursday applauded the U.S. House introduction of H.R. 2863, the Intermodal Equipment Safety and Responsibility Act of 2003.
In an effort to streamline the annual reporting of drug and alcohol data and eliminate some confusion, the U.S. Department of Transportation has adopted a one-page reporting form
Bourns Inc., a California-based electronics manufacturer, has awarded a major international freight-forwarding contract to Menlo Worldwide Forwarding
By month’s end, the three less-than-truckload operating companies of Con-Way Transportation Services Inc., will have collectively sent 256 drivers to the American Trucking Assn.'s
Allied Holdings Inc., the parent company of several subsidiaries engaged in providing distribution and transportation services of new and used vehicles to the automotive industry,
Ruan Leasing, a division of Iowa-based Ruan Transportation Management Systems, said it will eliminate 100 jobs next month
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. has reported a loss of $73.6 million in the second quarter, pointing to higher prices for raw materials such as rubber and oil.
July 30, 2003 - Industry News
The American Trucking Assns.’ seasonally adjusted Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.6% to 147.3 (1993=100) in June, the association announced Wednesday
Ryder System Inc. said Lucent Technologies, which designs and delivers networks for the world's largest communications service providers, has expanded Ryder's North America contrac
ArvinMeritor's Commercial Vehicle Systems business said its diesel particulate filter regeneration system -- the Thermal Regenerator -- in combination with a Corning filter, has received approval for use with European commercial vehicle applications
Caterpillar Inc. has committed to financially support a major voluntary initiative by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to substantially reduce emissions from school buses across the United States
Ryder System Inc. has been awarded a distribution and transportation management contract with Nestle Argentina S.A., a manufacturer, distributor and vendor of a broad range of food and beverage products
USF Corp. reported net income of $8.1 million for the second quarter ended July 5, 2003, compared to $5.9 million reported for the second quarter ended June 29, 2002
A Class 7 truck with Solectria Corp.'s "Super 7" drive system departed the company’s headquarters in Woburn, Mass., this week on a cross-country drive
July 29, 2003 - Industry News
The National Truck Equipment Assn. (NTEA) has announced the dates and locations of its annual trade show, The Work Truck Show, held in conjunction with its annual convention, for the next two years.
Expediters Online.com has announced that final preparations are under way for its Expedite Expo 2003.
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