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September 4, 2003 - Industry News

EIS Packs Mobilecom Power Into Fleet Phones

Enterprise Information Solutions Inc., which calls itself EIS, has developed and deployed a mobile phone-based solution to help Sodrel Truck Lines fulfill its contract to haul U.S. mail

September 4, 2003 - Industry News

Celadon Group Gets C-TPAT Certification

Celadon Group Inc., an Indianapolis-based truckload carrier, has been certified by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection and the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency

September 4, 2003 - Industry News

Navistar Chief Lauds Chatham Decision

Daniel C. Ustian, Navistar president and chief executive officer, said the company is pleased to have come up with a plan to keep its Chatham, Ont., heavy truck assembly plant open

September 4, 2003 - Industry News

Tennessee Mulls Lower Truck Speeds

The Tennessee Air Pollution Control Board is suggesting the state lower the maximum speed for tractor-trailers to 55 mph from the current 70 mph

September 3, 2003 - Industry News

Interstate 84 in Oregon Closed

A fire along Interstate 84 near Cascade Locks (about milepost 44) in Oregon closed the interstate in both directions about noon Tuesday and no specific time has been determined for reopening

Tags: Highways

September 3, 2003 - Industry News

FMCSA Issuing Exemptions for Diabetic Drivers

Starting Sept. 22, drivers with insulin-dependent diabetes can apply to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for an exemption from federal medical restrictions

September 3, 2003 - Industry News

Major Food Service Fleet Selects Tripmaster

Tripmaster Corp., Arlington, Texas, announced that SYSCO Corp., one of the largest food-service suppliers in the nation, has selected the Tripmaster DT-240/GPS onboard compute

September 3, 2003 - Industry News

ATS Specialized Selects Prophesy ShipperPlus LoadBuilder

ATS Specialized Inc. has purchased ShipperPlus LoadBuilder software from Prophesy Transportation Solutions Inc., Bloomfield, Conn

September 3, 2003 - Industry News

Kenworth Captures J.D. Power Award

Kenworth Truck Co. received the prestigious J.D. Power and Associates 2003 Heavy Duty Truck Customer Satisfaction award in the Pickup and Delivery segment for Class 8 trucks according to the study released today

September 3, 2003 - Industry News

SkyBitz Signs 5 New Fleets

Trailer tracking technology provider SkyBitz Inc., Dulles, Va., announced that five new customers installed SkyBitz's patented GLS (Global Location Systems) tracking system

September 3, 2003 - Industry News

Peterbilt Ranks High in Customer Satisfaction

Peterbilt Motors Co. achieved highest rankings in the first-ever J.D. Power and Associates Heavy Duty Truck Customer Satisfaction Study in the over-the-road, vocational and dealer service segments

September 3, 2003 - Industry News

J. B. Hunt Gets C-TPAT/FAST Certification

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has been certified by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection and the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency for participation in the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT

September 3, 2003 - Industry News

ALK Offers Professional Services

ALK Technologies Inc., Princeton, N.J., developer of routing, mileage and mapping software, announced that its Professional Services organization is available to assist customer

September 2, 2003 - Industry News

4th Caterpillar Engine Gets EPA Certification

Caterpillar Inc. has received 2004 certification by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the company’s fourth on-highway truck and bus engine equipped with its ACERT technology

September 2, 2003 - Industry News

Werner Announces 5 for 4 Stock Split

Werner Enterprises Inc., one of the nation's largest truckload transportation companies, said its board of directors has declared a five for four split of the company's common stock effected in the form of a 25% stock dividend

September 2, 2003 - Industry News

Schneider Opens Brokerages Offices in Texas

Schneider National Inc., a transportation and logistics services provider and truckload carrier, has opened two new brokerage offices in Houston and Laredo, Texas,

September 2, 2003 - Industry News

@Road Launches Pathway on Nextel Network

Nextel Communications Inc. and @Road have added @Road Pathway to their suite of mobility service applications for mobile workers

September 2, 2003 - Industry News

TRIB to Make Keynote Presentation at Fleet Conference

Harvey Brodsky, managing director of the Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB), will be the keynote speaker at the 7th annual California State Fleet Management Conference

September 2, 2003 - Industry News

Jim Johnston New President of Autocar Trucks

Jim Johnston has been named president of Autocar Trucks, according to Andrew Taitz, chairman of GVW Holdings Corp. of Highland Park, Ill

September 2, 2003 - Industry News

German Truck Tolls to Divert Freight

A controversial truck toll system that will see trucks paying a toll on all autobahns in Germany will be tested for two months ahead of its official introduction in that country on Nov. 2

September 1, 2003 - Industry News

Truck Convoy For Special Olympics is Sept. 13

The third annual "World’s Largest Truck Convoy for Special Olympics" gets under way Saturday, Sept. 13, once again raising money for the children athletes.

Tags: Events

August 31, 2003 - Industry News

Ports Open Longer, But Not Some Shippers

Terminal operators in Los Angeles and Long Beach on the West Coast and New York-New Jersey on the East Coast -- the busiest U.S. ports -- are staying open longer to reduce congestio

Tags: Intermodal

August 31, 2003 - Industry News

Feds Join Engine Makers in Clean Air Suit

The Bush Administration is backing a lawsuit before the U.S. Supreme Court that seeks to overturn a California clean-air agency's attempt to curb pollution from some truck

August 29, 2003 - Industry News

Caterpillar Joint Venture to Make Engines in Georgia

Perkins Shibaura Engines, a joint venture between Perkins Engines Co. Ltd., a Caterpillar Inc. compan

August 29, 2003 - Industry News

DENSO in China Joint Venture

Systems and component supplier DENSO Corporation announced that it will establish a joint venture to produce fuel injection pumps for diesel vehicle

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