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September 17, 2003 - Industry News

Prime Named Gorton’s Carrier of the Year

Prime Inc., the international refrigerated, flatbed and liquid bulk truckload carrier headquartered in Springfield, Mo., has been selected as Carrier of the Year by Gorton’s,

September 17, 2003 - Industry News

Cummins Chief Shares Optimism With Investors

Tim Solso, chief executive officer for Cummins Inc., told shareholders this week he is optimistic about the future of the engine maker and the trucking industry

Tags: Economy

September 17, 2003 - Industry News

FedEx Corp. Reports Strong 1st Quarter

FedEx Corp. reported earnings of $0.42 per diluted share for the quarter ended Aug. 31, including $0.27 per diluted share of costs associated with early retirement and severance programs

September 17, 2003 - Industry News

PonyExpress Adds Long Haul-Full Trailer Load Services

Pony Express U.S.A. Inc., a business delivery solutions provider, had signed a transportation and trademark licensing agreement with True-Way Logistics Corp.

September 17, 2003 - Industry News

Three Fleets Win National Truck Safety Contest

The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) has named three motor carriers as winners of its 2003 National Truck Safety Contest

September 16, 2003 - Industry News

CVSA Brake Inspection Sees 14,665 Pulled Over

Operation Air Brake, a 12-hour program conducted earlier this month in the United States and Canada, resulted in 14,665 roadside inspections focusing on commercial vehicle braking systems

September 16, 2003 - Industry News

Volvo Trucks Displays Its Technology at Challenge Bibendum

Volvo Trucks North America Inc., will display technologies to reduce fuel consumption, improve vehicle safety and productivity, and to dramatically reduce diesel engine emissions at the 2003 Challenge Bibendu

September 16, 2003 - Industry News

Fewer Trucks Repossessed in the First Half of 2003

Fewer trucks were repossessed in the first two quarters of 2003 than the same time last year, according to Nassau Asset Management's first public release of its NasTrac Quarterly Index (NQI)

Tags: Economy

September 15, 2003 - Industry News

Zimmerman Truck Opts for Integrated Software

Integrated Decision Support Corp., Richardson, Texas, announced that Zimmerman Truck Lines Inc., of Mifflintown, Pa., has licensed Integrated’s Expert Fuel and Out-of-Route/Estimated Time of Arrival Alert transportation software

September 15, 2003 - Industry News

Urea Group Holds First Meeting

Volvo Powertrain Inc., the supplier of engines to Mack Trucks Inc. and Volvo Trucks North America, and Detroit Diesel Corp. (DDC) hosted the first meeting of the Urea Distribution Stakeholder Group, last week in Chicago

September 15, 2003 - Industry News

Florida Driver Named September’s Trucker Buddy

"Read, learn and enjoy," is how Trucker Buddy Kenneth "Will" Harrison signs each letter to his class in Naples, Fla

September 15, 2003 - Industry News

ATA Files Brief on Fleet Rule Decision

The American Trucking Assns. has joined other trade associations in filing an amicas brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of EMA vs. South Coast Air Quality Management District

September 15, 2003 - Industry News

Fleetguard Opens Salt Lake City Center

Fleetguard Inc., the global filtration, exhaust, coolant and chemical specialist for all diesel-powered equipment, plans to relocate its western distribution center from Sparks, Nev., to Salt Lake City, Utah

September 15, 2003 - Industry News

Seagrave Employees Donate New Truck to FDNY

Seagrave Fire Apparatus and its employees paid a special tribute to fallen fighters on the second anniversary of the Sept. 11 tragedy by announcing they are donating a new Commander II rescue pumper to New York City

September 15, 2003 - Industry News

USF Launches Joint Venture in Mexico

USF Corp. (USFC) announced it will begin offering transportation and logistics services in Mexico and across the U.S./Mexico border

September 15, 2003 - Industry News

Werner Obtains Border Crossing Certifications

Werner Enterprises Inc., the Omaha, Neb.-based truckload transportation company, has become a certified member in the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) and Partners in Protection (PIP) programs.

September 12, 2003 - Industry News

Dana to Move Trailer Systems Assembly

The Commercial Vehicle Systems Group of Dana Corporation has announced plans to move the assembly of trailer axles, brakes, suspension systems and ride and control systems from its Montgomery, Ala., facility to its Lugoff, S.C. facility

September 11, 2003 - Industry News

Castrol Lubricants Earns ISO Certification

Castrol Heavy Duty Lubricants has received ISO 9001 certification, an internationally recognized distinction reserved for companies that maintain the highest operating standards

September 11, 2003 - Industry News

Dick Lavy Trucking Optimizes With Solutions From Integrated

Integrated Decision Support Corp., Richardson, Texas, announced that Dick Lavy Trucking has selected Integrated’s Expert Fuel, Out-of-Route/Estimated Time of Arrival Alert and Netgra

September 11, 2003 - Industry News

New Date for Heavy Truck ODB Workshop

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has announced that the public workshop to discuss proposed first-time regulations for on-board diagnostics (OBD) for heavy trucks has been reschedule

September 11, 2003 - Industry News

TMS Signs Software Agreement With CarrierPoint

Third-party logistics provider Traffic Management Services Inc. (TMS), Alma, Mich., has agreed to use CarrierPoint -- the logistics software suite -- from TransCore's Commercial Services Group

September 11, 2003 - Industry News

Clear Sailing for Yellow, Roadway Merger?

Analysts say they expect the Department of Justice to approve Yellow Corp.'s $966-million acquisition of Roadway Corp.-- despite concerns that it would leave only two big firms in the less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping industry

September 11, 2003 - Industry News

OrderPro to Acquire Trucking Firm

OrderPro Logistics has signed a letter of intent to acquire a trucking company based in Indianapolis with local warehousing, consolidation and distribution operations

September 11, 2003 - Industry News

Eaton Transmission Division Realigned

Eaton Corp., Kalamazoo, Mich., says its Heavy Duty Transmission Division will be realigned in moves designed to accelerate growth and respond more quickly to customer needs

September 10, 2003 - Industry News

RUAN Releases Security White Paper

On the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, the transportation industry continues to recognize the vital role freight carriers play in maintaining the integrity of freight

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