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March 31, 2003 - Industry News

MATS 2003 Touted as a Major Success

Now that the dust has settled on the fairgrounds in Louisville, Ky., Exhibit Management Associates Inc. has proclaimed the 2003 Mid-America Trucking Show a resounding success

Tags: Events

March 31, 2003 - Industry News

Teamsters Ratify National Master Freight Agreement

A new five-year National Master Freight Agreement covering ABF Freight System, Roadway Express, USF Holland and Yellow Transportation has received an overwhelming ratification vote from the freight membership of the Teamsters.

March 31, 2003 - Industry News

Teletrac Launches Agent Sales Program

Teletrac Inc., of Garden Grove, Calif., has launched an independent agent sales program. Teletrac, a leading provider of metro and regional fleet location information systems is now authorizing independent agents

March 31, 2003 - Industry News

FMCSA Increases Safety Fines

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has made inflation adjustments to penalties for non-compliance with federal safety rules

March 28, 2003 - Industry News

Truckers Recognize Safest S.C. Fleets

The South Carolina Trucking Assn. presented Milliken and Co., a Spartanburg-based firm, with the industry's top safety award.

March 28, 2003 - Industry News

Security & Claims Experts Meeting in N.C.

Top trucking industry security and claims/loss prevention experts are meeting in Charlotte, N.C. today and Tuesday to discuss ways to tackle cargo security challenges and new homeland defense initiatives.

March 28, 2003 - Industry News

Con-Way Breaking Ground Wednesday for Georgia Service Center

Con-Way Southern Express (CSE), a regional less-than-truckload business-to-business freight carrier is expanding its freight handling capacity in the southwest Atlanta metropolitan area

March 28, 2003 - Industry News

February Income Rises, Spending Volume Falls

Personal income rose 0.3% in February, on track with the trend over the past year, but nervous consumers kept consumption spending unchanged while the volume of consumer purchases, after inflation, fell 0.4% due to soaring energy prices.

Tags: Economy

March 28, 2003 - Industry News

International Closing Truck Assembly Plant July 18

International Truck and Engine Corp. is closing its Chatham, Ontario assembly plant on July 18.

March 28, 2003 - Industry News

Five "Stars of the Road" Winners Announced

Five musical performers from the trucking industry were the big winners in the "Stars of the Road" talent search, which had its debut at the Mid-America Truck Show in Louisville last month

Tags: Events

March 27, 2003 - Industry News

Iowa 80 Truckstops Host Three Truckers Jamborees This Summer

All three Iowa 80 Group truckstops will be hosting Truckers Jamborees this summer

March 27, 2003 - Industry News

1,000 Truckstops to Get Internet Access This Year

IBM and Rocksteady will provide the infrastructure for Columbia Advanced Wireless (CAW) to offer high-speed wireless Internet access at more than 1,000 truck stops throughout the country within the year.

March 27, 2003 - Industry News

TMC Elects New Officers

The Technology and Maintenence Council elected Tom Newby general chairman at its 2003 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibit, March 11-14, in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla

March 27, 2003 - Industry News

Study Shows a Paucity of Parking for Truckers in Maine

A new study by Maine's Department of Transportation claims there aren't enough parking spaces in the south part of the state to accommodate long-haul truck drivers who need a rest

March 27, 2003 - Industry News

Con-Way LTL Carriers Win Canadian Security OK

The four less-than-truckload freight carriers of Con-Way Transportation Services Inc. an operating company of CNF Inc., have been approved by the Canadian Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA)

March 27, 2003 - Industry News

February Durable Goods Shipments, Orders Decline

February manufacturing shipments fell 1.6% and orders dropped 1.2% in a new Commerce Department report released Thursday

Tags: Economy

March 26, 2003 - Industry News

S&LPMC Announces 2003 Safety Contests

Great West Casualty Co. and the ATA Safety & Loss Prevention Management Council are once again gearing up to host the 2003 ATA Truck and Industrial Safety Contest

March 26, 2003 - Industry News

Three ABF Drivers Finalists for America's Road Team

The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) has selected three ABF Road Team Drivers

March 26, 2003 - Industry News

Boomtown Truck Stop Offers Giveaways

Boomtown Hotel and Casino's Truck Stop is saluting trucking with Spirit of Trucking t-shirts, hats and Jacuzzi suite stay giveaways.

March 26, 2003 - Industry News

ATD Convention April 12-14 in Philadelphia

Tom Gardner, co-founder of the Motley Fool, heads a slate of speakers at the American Truck Dealers (ATD) 40th annual convention and exposition April 12-14 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.

Tags: Events

March 26, 2003 - Industry News

J.J. Keller's 2003 Human Resources Catalog Available

J.J. Keller & Associates Inc., the Wisconsin-based specialized publisher, has published its 2003 Human Resource Solutions Catalog

March 26, 2003 - Industry News

200 Called Back to Work at Detroit Diesel

Detroit Diesel Corp. has recalled 200 workers over the past few months in order to increase production for the Series 60 engine

March 26, 2003 - Industry News

New Senior VP Named at Atlas

Greg L. Hoover of Atlas has been promoted to the position of senior vice president, sales development for the Atlas Relocation Services Group.

March 26, 2003 - Industry News

Con-Way Wins 'LTL Carrier Of The Year' Award

For a second consecutive year, Frito-Lay North America has awarded all four of the Con-Way Transportation Services Inc. regional less-than-truckload freight carriers their "LTL Carrier of the Year" award.

March 26, 2003 - Industry News

DHL Parent Purchasing Airborne Ground Unit

Deutsche Post, owner of the DHL package-shipping service, has agreed to purchase Airborne Inc.'s ground operations and other assets for $1.05 billion in order to gain a U.S. truck delivery network and compete with FedEx and UPS.

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