April 15, 2003 - Industry News
Roadway Corp. said revenues for the 12 weeks constituting the company's first quarter, were $754,070,000, up 26% when compared to revenues of $598,967,000 for the same period last year.
J. B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. announced first quarter 2003 net earnings of $11.2 million, or 28 cents per share, up from $4.9 million, or 13 cents per share for the same period last year.
April 14, 2003 - Industry News
The National Transportation Safety Board, in conjunction with the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), will host a symposium on transportation vehicle recorders, June 4-5, 2003, in Arlington, Va.
First-quarter earnings more than doubled for Eaton Corp., according to the Cleveland, Ohio-based auto and truck parts manufacturer.
Cummins Inc. said Monday it anticipates first quarter results to be a loss in the range of $.85 to $.95 per share
WebTech Wireless Inc., a leading fleet telematics services provider, has introduced the WebTech Locator 4000 ruggedized telematics device.
Karmak, with headquarters in Carlinville, Ill., introduces Sales Management from its new ProfitMaster series, combining the ease of Microsoft Windows with the Karmak business system
David Bradley, CEO of the Canadian Trucking Alliance, told the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs in Ottawa last week that "Canada's No. 1 economic priority must be to remove uncertainties at the border,
April 11, 2003 - Industry News
The March Producer Price index from the Department of Commerce soared 1.6% from February on top of a 2.5% rise over the prior two months.
The Equipment Leasing Association's (ELA) president, Michael Fleming, told industry leaders in Chicago last week that there is pent-up demand for new equipment that will require companies to seek out more flexible financing to meet the demand
April 10, 2003 - Industry News
TransportGistics, a multi-product and services company that provides incremental solutions for transportation management and logistics functions within the supply chain, has announced the TransportGistics Business Alliance Program for Business Partners.
SiriCOMM Inc. and Vehicle Enhancement Systems Inc. announced a breakthrough in wireless automotive maintenance diagnostics with their recent demonstration of the InstaCheck system.
P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc., has closed the acquisition of McNeill Trucking Inc. of Little Rock, Ark.
The American Trucking Assns. and Mack Trucks visited Springfield, Ill. this week, bringing the Share the Road Safely program to area motorists.
The Volvo Technology Award 2003 was presented this week in Gotenborg, Sweden to Volvo Trucks North America and Volvo IT, developer of the "Volvo Link" telematics system
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released its second annual poll on the fairness of reasonableness of state liability systems late last week.
The U.S. trade deficit improved 3.2% in February as the balance of services improved, goods exports rose 1.1% and goods imports fell 0.2%, according to the Department of Commerce.
April 9, 2003 - Industry News
Consolidated Freightways Corp has exercised its right to terminate a letter of intent to sell substantially all of the assets owned and used by its Canadian subsidiaries, Canadian Freightways (CFL)
Drivers of long-haul trucks who have traditionally idled their engines while on rest breaks or layovers in the city now have an alternative.
DriveCam Video Systems, a developer of fleet safety technology, has launched its fleet certification program that enables fleets to lower insurance costs and reduce operating expenses, according to the company.
Overnite Transportation Co., one of the nation's largest less-than-truckload carriers, says it reduced transit times this week from both New York City and Miami to locations in 16 states and Western Canada.
April 8, 2003 - Industry News
For the first time anywhere in the world, a public gas station has been renovated to manufacture and dispense hydrogen fuel alongside gas and diesel.
ADP Team Truck has announced the release of w.e.b.Suite2000, which it terms the first fully integrated suite of web-enabled management solutions for heavy-duty truck dealers
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USFreightways Corp. said it expects earnings from operations for the first quarter, which ended April 5, 2003, will be in the range of 10- to 16-cents per share instead of the 22- to 30-cent guidance presented earlier.
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