March 13, 2003 - Industry News
Vic Tedesco has been installed as 39th president of the National Truck Equipment Assn. (NTEA), the leading association supporting the work truck industry.
February retail sales fell 1.7%, confirming that bad weather and war fears have ended the brief December/January 1.9% surge in consumer spending.
March 12, 2003 - Industry News
Work has been completed on a new 23,000-square-foot service center for Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Roadway Express Inc. and its Canadian subsidiary, Reimer Express Lines Ltd. of Winnipeg, MB, Canada, have been certified for the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism
An avalanche has again closed the Trans-Canada Highway east of Revelstoke in south central British Columbia and the major east-west route could remain closed for several days
The Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA) has announced Voyager Express of Denver and Hogan Transports of St. Louis as grand prize winners of the 2002 National Fleet Safety Awards
March 11, 2003 - Industry News
International Truck & Engine Corp. has launched a web site for government buyers
WebTech Wireless Inc., a leading Fleet Telematics Services Provider, introduced the WebTech 4000 Telematics Device at this week's TMC conference in Ft. Lauderdale.
Consolidated Freightways Corp. (CF) has signed a letter of intent with CF Canada Acquisition Ltd. to sell the assets of its Canadian subsidiary, Canadian Freightways Ltd. (CFL)
March 10, 2003 - Industry News
J. J. Keller & Associates Inc. says it has introduced three new Extreme 7-Minute Solutions videos, providing tractor-trailer drivers with fast-paced,
SkyBitz, a Dulles, Va.-based provider of tracking and data communication services, has named Andy Wood chief executive officer of the company.
Arrow Truck Sales Inc., a leading pre-owned truck dealership with locations across North America, has announced its 30-Day Warranty Ready-Truck Program.
Kenworth Truck Co. now offers the Eaton Fuller Lightning 10-speed manual transmission for its T600, T800, W900, T2000 and C500 models.
Arsenault Associates has introduced the Arsenault Financial Services (AFS) program designed to help companies make the right financial decisions when purchasing their Dossier fleet maintenance management software.
The North American Truck Show will hold its 31st annual exhibition on May 8, 9 and 10 at the Bayside Expo Center in Boston.
Qualcomm Inc., a mobile communications leader for the transportation industry, announced several new technologies for its fleet management solutions at the Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA) 65th annual convention in Orlando, Fla.
March 6, 2003 - Industry News
USF Bestway Inc., a regional carrier unit of USFreightways Corp., has relocated to a larger facility in Austin, Texas.
Professional drivers across the United States and Canada will again have the opportunity to test-drive the new Volvo VN, as the Drive the Future tour hits the road this spring, courtesy of Volvo Trucks North America Inc
The United States Army introduced a Class 8 Freightliner truck with a prototype liquid-fueled, roadworthy fuel cell auxiliary power unit (APU) at the Society of Automotive Engineers 2003 World Congress in Detroit last week.
OrderPro Logistics Inc., a Tucson-based provider of transportation and logistics software systems and fully integrated third-party logistics (3PL) solutions, has signed an agreement with International Transportation Resources (ITRI).
Prime Inc. and P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. have signed on to Transflo Express, the truckstop scanning service from Pegasus TransTech.
Michelin will be laying off about 130 workers at its tire cord plant in Winnsboro, S.C. in two months
DOTAuthority.com has launched a new Truckers Forum at its web site www.dotauthority.com .
March 5, 2003 - Industry News
Palm Inc. has announced that Michelin North Americas Inc. has purchased more than 500 Palm Tungsten T handhelds for its commercial fleet sales force
Mike Waters, of Waters Truck & Tractor Co. Inc., Columbus, Miss., was recently named 2002 International Dealer of the Year.
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