April 24, 2003 - Industry News
Oshkosh Truck Corp., a leading manufacturer of specialty trucks and truck bodies, said second-quarter net income increased 16% to $14.1 million,
FedEx Freight -- with FedEx Trade Networks and FedEx Ground -- is now offering ocean and ground service from Asia to all continental U.S. ZIP codes via FedEx Trade Networks Ocean-Ground Distribution service
The Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB) will be an exhibitor at the International Trucking Show in Las Vega
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. headquartered in Thomasville, N.C., said first-quarter revenues from operations increased 20.2% to $152,865,000 from $127,147,000 for the first quarter of 2002.
April 23, 2003 - Industry News
Stewart & Stevenson Services Inc. is opening a new 18,000 square-foot training center in Houston in May.
The 31st annual North American Truck Show gets underway Thursday, May 8 at the Bayside Expo Center in Boston
Rush Enterprises Inc., whose operations includes the largest network of Peterbilt heavy-duty truck dealerships in North America and a John Deere construction equipment dealership in Texas, has announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2003.
Ryder System Inc., a leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, reported earnings of $20.9 million for the first quarter of 2003, up 24% compared with $16.8 million in the year-earlier period.
ArvinMeritor Inc. reported sales of $2 billion and net income of $24 million, or $0.36 per share, for its second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2003.
While overall highway traffic deaths for 2002 increased, preliminary figures issued Wednesday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicate a drop in car-truck crash fatalities.
A new version of "Recommended Guidelines for Preparing a Tire Retread and Repair Government Bid" is now availabl
More than 75% of the fleets polled by CK Marketing & Communications this month, indicated that they plan to purchase both power units and trailer
April 22, 2003 - Industry News
The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) has officially endorsed towing and recovery services provided by a California company that operates throughout the continental United States and much of Canada.
American Towing Alliance (ATowA) provides heavy-duty towing and recovery services that include tow dispatch, incident management and invoicing and payment processing.
Yellow Corp. has reported first quarter 2003 income of $5.6 million, or $.19 per share, up substantially from about break-even performance in the first quarter of 2002
UPS has reported solid first-quarter results driven by its international and non-package businesses, with both segments generating strong revenue growth and record-setting profits
Paccar Inc. reported excellent results for the first quarter of 2003, according to Mark C. Pigott, chairman and chief executive officer.
The Conference Board reported that its index of leading economic indicators fell 0.2% in March on top of a 0.6% decline over the prior two months.
CNF Inc. has reported first-quarter net income of $15.9 million, or 30 cents per diluted share. This compares with net income for common shareholders of $18.3 million, or 35 cents per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2002.
April 21, 2003 - Industry News
A new site, HeavyTruckDealers.com, is open to the public for retail sales of heavy and medium-duty trucks.
A group of Vietnam veterans is looking for truckers for an upcoming reunion
Meeting international benchmarks for quality of manufacturing processes, products and customer support, Peterbilt Motors Co. is ISO 9001:2000 certified at all of its facilities, the company recently announced.
Fleet One has announced two private label agreements with U.S. Bank Voyager Fleet Systems: one that expands Fleet One's fuel card program servicing Class 1 through 6 fleets
U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. announced higher operating revenues and earnings for the first quarter ended March 31, 2003.
Arkansas Best Corp. had a first-quarter 2003 net loss of $734,000, or $0.03 per common share, which included a $9.0 million pre-tax charge related to an interest rate swap on $110.0 million of the company's borrowings.
Mack Commercial Finance, the financing arm of Mack Trucks Inc., has launched a new web site to help meet the demand of the Mack dealer network for quality used trucks
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