June 3, 2003 - Industry News
IdleAire Technologies Corp., the New York State Thruway Authority and other project partners recently celebrated the opening of IdleAire’s second Thruway location -- Chittenango Travel Plaza
The ISM index of manufacturing activity rose to 49.4 in May from 45.4 in April on the strength of monthly gains in orders, production and order backlogs, now all just over 50.
June 2, 2003 - Industry News
In a move to save up to $190 million in fiscal 2005 and beyond, FedEx Corp. announced Monday that FedEx Express will offer voluntary early retirement and severance programs during fiscal 2004
Many of the nation’s professional truck drivers have begun a month-long initiative to highlight their growing safety concerns caused by what they see as rapidly deteriorating working and economic conditions
A preliminary look at the American Trucking Assns.’ (ATA) seasonally adjusted Truck Tonnage Index shows an increase to 153.0 -- or 5.4% -- in April 2003 compared with March 2003
Melton Truck Lines Inc., Tulsa, Okla., is now offering a driver orientation program at its terminal in Laredo, Texas.
Wireless Internet access points are proliferating rapidly, offering wireless Internet access for truck drivers in more and more locations
Allied Holdings Inc. announced Sunday that subsidiaries of its Allied Automotive Group have reached a tentative agreement on a five-year contract with their employees represented by the Teamsters Union
Ryder System Inc. has been awarded a multi-year, multimillion-dollar transportation management contract with Vecta, a subsidiary of Steelcase Inc.
Participating Kenworth dealers are offering Kenworth PremierCare Express Air Conditioning Service to help provide driver comfort during the upcoming summer
May 30, 2003 - Industry News
The April income and consumption report from the Commerce Department shows only very slim improvement from March.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is preparing to launch a fatigue management study of union drivers
May 29, 2003 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA) is presenting its new Leadership and Executive Development Trucking Academy June 17 and 18 in Chicago
Relationship building and skill refinement is the theme of the 2003 Truck Blue Book seminar to be held at the Rio Hotel and Casino June 12 through 14 in Las Vegas.
One fleet owner-operator will have the chance to win $1,000 just for giving his opinion in the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Assn. (HDMA) survey on heavy truck maintenance
New Department of Transportation regulations require hazmat transporters to develop security plans by September of this year
Adeena LLC has recently released a driver software package for PocketPC handheld devices.
A partnership that began nearly 40 years ago between two Canadian companies reached a milestone Thursday when Consolidated Fastfrate opened a 100,000-square-foot cross-dock and warehouse facility
Durable goods shipments dropped 0.7% in April, orders declined 2.4% and inventories slipped 0.1%.
Two Delphi Corp. divisions recently received Masters of Quality Awards from Freightliner LLC
Peterbilt's new Model 379X -- the polished aluminum and chrome special-edition truck that was introduced at the Mid-America Trucking Show and goes into production in the fall -- is touring North Americ
May 28, 2003 - Industry News
The NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series No. 29 Power Stroke Diesel Ford made a pit stop this week at the Alexandria, Va. headquarters of the American Trucking Assns.
McLeod Software of Birmingham, Ala. has its own document design software as a standard function of its LoadMaster Version 7 product.
Donaldson Co. Inc. said the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Transportation and Air Quality has approved Donaldson's Diesel Oxidation Catalyst
Members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn. are eligible for incentives valued at up to $2,500 on the purchase of select new Peterbilt vehicles,
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