July 25, 2003 - Industry News
Overnite Holding Inc. reported second quarter operating income of $21 million on $372 million in revenue, a 15% gain compared to the $18.2 million of operating
Cummins Inc., Columbus, Ind., has reported second quarter earnings of $.34 per share, or $14 million profit after taxes, on sales of $1.54 billion
July 24, 2003 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has withdrawn a proposed rulemaking to rescind restrictions on the locations of television receivers in commercial motor vehicles.
"If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it" appeared to be the prevailing rule behind a recent decision by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to withdraw a proposal to make the North American Uniform Out-of-Service Criteria par
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has dropped an inquiry into the English language requirement for truck drivers, concluding that there is not enough quantifiable data to support changes
The Rubber Manufacturers Assn. recently joined a coalitio
Maintenance management software provider Cetaris Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, has announced that VMRS 2000 support will be availabl
The Tire Industry Assn. (TIA) is reminding fleet professionals about the schedule for the upcoming fall 2003 "Truck Tire Training Tour.
GEOCOMtms ,Quebec City, Canada, announced that La Presse Ltd., a leading French language newspaper in North America has implemented A.MAZE Software
The Tire Industry Assn. (TIA) has announced the schedule for the upcoming fall 2003 "Truck Tire Training Tour.
The Tire Industry Assn. (TIA) has announced the introduction of a specialized series of programs designed to provide truck tire and wheel safety training for fleets
XATA Corp., a Minneapolis-based leader in onboard fleet management solutions for the commercial trucking industry, has reported net sales of $3.1 million for its third fiscal quarter ended June 3
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., Thomasville, N.C., said revenues for the second quarter were $163,817,000, up 17.3% from $139,669,000 for the second quarter of 2002
Volvo, the Swedish truck manufacturer, said its profits rose 59% for the second quarter, attributing much of the rise to cost savings and new truck sales
July 23, 2003 - Industry News
The solid waste management department for the city of Albuquerque, N.M., is adding 32 new Xpeditors to its fleet
By expanding its business-to-business freight and logistics solution to include less-than-container ocean transport services, freightquote.com (www.freightquote.com) now offers a comprehensive, automated freight web site
Roadway Express Inc. has been selected by Ryder System Inc. to receive the 2002 Ryder Carrier Quality Award
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. recently recognized FedEx Corp. as the recipient of the company's annual Carrier of the Year award
The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) has contracted with the University of Idaho's National Institute for Advanced Transportation Technology to perform three studies of significant interest to the trucking industry
Midwest Coast Transport, Sioux Falls, S.D., took trophies in each of the eight classes of competition at the recent South Dakota Truck Driving Championships
Ryder System Inc., a global company involved in transportation and supply chain management solutions, announced earnings of $34.7 million for the three months ended June 30, 2003 -- up 18
Wabash National Corp. and Jefferies Capital Partners have announced plans to sell all of the assets of Wabash National’s APEX trailer leasing and rental and wholesale aftermarket parts distribution businesses to Aurora Trailer
Dana Corp.'s board of directors has rejected an unsolicited tender offer from ArvinMeritor, signaling what many believe will be a long and bitter battle for control of the company
July 22, 2003 - Industry News
Transport America recently received the Platinum Award from Great West Insurance, which recognized Transport America for its low accident frequency rate per million miles of operation.
Schneider National Inc. is participating in the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA) Partners in Protection (PIP) progra
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