March 31, 2003 - Industry News
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.
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
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has made inflation adjustments to penalties for non-compliance with federal safety rules
March 28, 2003 - Industry News
The South Carolina Trucking Assn. presented Milliken and Co., a Spartanburg-based firm, with the industry's top safety award.
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.
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
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.
International Truck and Engine Corp. is closing its Chatham, Ontario assembly plant on July 18.
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
March 27, 2003 - Industry News
All three Iowa 80 Group truckstops will be hosting Truckers Jamborees this summer
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.
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
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
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)
February manufacturing shipments fell 1.6% and orders dropped 1.2% in a new Commerce Department report released Thursday
March 26, 2003 - Industry News
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
The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) has selected three ABF Road Team Drivers
Boomtown Hotel and Casino's Truck Stop is saluting trucking with Spirit of Trucking t-shirts, hats and Jacuzzi suite stay giveaways.
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.
J.J. Keller & Associates Inc., the Wisconsin-based specialized publisher, has published its 2003 Human Resource Solutions Catalog
Detroit Diesel Corp. has recalled 200 workers over the past few months in order to increase production for the Series 60 engine
Greg L. Hoover of Atlas has been promoted to the position of senior vice president, sales development for the Atlas Relocation Services Group.
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.
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.
A switch in trucking providers used by a grocery chain to make Columbus, Ohio, area deliveries means 130 Ruan Transportation workers will be out of work this summer
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