May 8, 2003 - Industry News
Accuride Corp., headquartered in Evansville, Ind., reported net sales of $88.2 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2003.
GlaxoSmithKline, a leading research-based pharmaceutical and health care company, has recognized Arkansas-based Willis Shaw Express for excellence in transportation services.
May 7, 2003 - Industry News
Freightliner LLC has named its 2003 Masters of Quality.
The annual recognition goes to companies who meet the highest standards of quality in providing parts and components for Freightliner,
Aether Systems Inc., a leading provider of wireless and mobile data solutions, has announced that Duplainville Transport, the dedicated trucking company for Quad Graphics, plans to convert its entire fleet of 200 trucks to Aether MobileMax
KLLM Transport Services Inc., headquartered in Richland, Miss., is making its first $10,000 longevity bonus payout for drivers who worked for the temperature-controlled carrier for five years and drove at least 110,000 miles per year.
Alabama-based Boyd Bros. Transportation Inc. reported higher revenue for the first quarter ended March 31, 2003.
The amount of economic damage from the SARS virus cannot yet be fully measured because World Health Organization reports suggest that there are likely some contagious people not yet quarantined in several regions in China.
May 6, 2003 - Industry News
Jevic Transportation has announced a new driver identification system that allows instant verification of its professional drivers.
Clean Diesel Technologies Inc. has signed a license agreement with Combustion Component Associates Inc. (CCA) for Clean Diesel's ARIS urea selective catalytic reduction (SCR) technology,
May 5, 2003 - Industry News
Razor International, an Australian company, has signed an exclusive five-year distribution rights deal Aero Industries Inc.
USFreightways Corp.'s shareholders have approved a change in the name of the company to USF Corp. in a decision made at the annual meeting held in Chicago last week.
Ryder System Inc. has selected Affiliated Computer Services Inc. (ACS), a provider of business process and information technology outsourcing solutions, to support the Ryder Customer Response Center
Catalytica Energy Systems Inc. (CESI) has signed test agreements with two heavy-duty diesel engine OEMs to evaluate its diesel fuel processor technology designed to enable a 90% reduction in NOx emissions.
Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp., Gaffney, S.C., has introduced its MT-45 Straight Rail (SR) diesel chassis, a new version of the MT-45, a diesel chassis for the walk-in van industry.
As part of the largest real estate sale in transportation history -- 220 total properties with an appraised value more than $400 million -- Consolidated Freightways announced it is selling a number of properties
May 2, 2003 - Industry News
Interchange businesses such as truckstops, restaurants, gas stations and hotels that depend on highway traffic could suffer a 50% loss in sales if a long-standing federal ban on rest area commercialization is lifted
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation Friday issued an interim final rule
Frozen Food Express Industries Inc., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, has reported improved results for its first quarter, ended March 31, 2003, when compared to those of last year's first quarter.
May 1, 2003 - Industry News
International Truck and Engine Corp.-- in partnership with the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) and Idealease of North America -- is launching an online education and professional development program created specifically for fleet owners and managers
Safety and human resources professionals are invited to attend the Safety and Loss Prevention Management Council's Eastern and Central regional meetings this month.
The Illinois State Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Illinois Rolling Stock Alliance, a recently formed coalition of 32 Illinois-based interstate transportation groups
XATA Corp., which provides onboard fleet management solutions for the commercial trucking industry, has reported net sales of $1.7 million for its second fiscal quarte
Manufacturing activity declined marginally in April after a big drop in February, with the ISM index of manufacturing activity falling to 45.4 from 46.2 based on a survey of industrial buyers
The Technology & Maintenance Council, along with Transport Topics, is holding a daylong Diesel Engine Emissions Summit June 10 in conjunction with TMC's 2003 Summer Meeting in Phoenix, Ariz.
April 30, 2003 - Industry News
The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) has joined together with PrePass, the weigh station bypass system, to introduce the Best Practices Safety Guide
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