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March 5, 2003 - Industry News

Global 2-Way Adds 50 Fleets to Its System

Global 2-Way, provider of commercial two-way VHF/UHF radio systems, has signed nearly 50 fleets to the Global T-Fleet system since its September 2002 introduction

March 5, 2003 - Industry News

Quality Carriers Adds New Affiliate

Quality Carriers, the Tampa-based transportation subsidiary of Quality Distribution LLC, has added Eaton's Trucking Service, Johnstown, N.Y., to its affiliate partner program.

March 5, 2003 - Industry News

Schneider National to Add 200 New Jobs

Schneider National Inc. is seeking candidates in eastern Ohio, western Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia to fill 200 new regional driver positions

March 4, 2003 - Industry News

Sirius Stockholders OK $1.2 Billion Recapitalization

Sirius, a satellite radio broadcaster, says its stockholders have overwhelmingly approved the company's proposed recapitalization.

March 4, 2003 - Industry News

Caterpillar Cites Solid Results Despite Market

Despite some of the weakest markets in a decade, geopolitical uncertainty and a sluggish global economic recovery, Caterpillar delivered solid financial results in 2002, the company announced.

March 4, 2003 - Industry News

Lowe's Lauds Schneider National Service

Schneider National Inc., a transportation and logistics services provider and one of North America's largest truckload carriers, has received the "Outstanding Carrier Award for Store Direct Delivery"

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Anderson Trucking Wins Safety Award

Anderson Trucking Service Inc. has received a Platinum Award for Safety and Operational Excellence by Great West Risk Management, during a ceremony at the ATS corporate offices in St. Cloud, Minn.

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Mid-America's Expedited Trucking InfoCenter Expanded

Due to its success in its first appearance at the Mid-America Trucking Show 2002, the Expedited Trucking InfoCenter will be expanding from a 500-square-foot area to more than 3,500 square feet.

Tags: Events

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Economic Reports Show Mixed Results

Personal income and construction spending are on the rise, manufacturing is slowly expanding while consumer spending is down according to different economic reports released Monday

Tags: Economy

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Firm Seeks Acquisition of Xcalibur Xpress

National Management Consulting Inc. has entered into a letter of intent with Transportation Logistics Int'l Inc. to acquire Xcalibur Xpress Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Transportation Logistics, in exchange for a combination of stock and notes.

Tags: Intermodal

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Investors Confirm CF Buy Won't Happen

A group of investors from Fort Worth, Texas, who were trying to buy Consolidated Freightways out of bankruptcy and breathe life into the company have called it quits

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Rand McNally's MileMaker Celebrates 2 Decades

Before computers were invented and 18-wheel trucks hit the road, Rand McNally was laying the groundwork for MileMaker software. Since its introduction in electronic format in 1982, MileMaker has remained the industry standard software for routing and rating products by evolving with the changing needs of the commercial trucking market.

Tags: Highways

February 28, 2003 - Industry News

Training Magazine Names J.B. Hunt Among Tops

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., one of the largest transportation logistics providers in North America, has been named to the Training Top 100 ranking as determined each year by Training magazine.

February 28, 2003 - Industry News

Harsh Weather Impacts SCS Transportation Earnings

SCS Transportation Inc. says earnings for the quarter ending March 31, 2003, are expected to be below the $.10 to $.14 per share guidance previously announced on Jan. 24

February 28, 2003 - Industry News

Fleet Partners Needed for Truckstop Electrification Demo

Trucking companies and industry manufacturers, in partnership with New York State and the federal government, will demonstrate Truck Stop Electrification (TSE) on I-87 in New York this summer.

February 27, 2003 - Industry News

SAE 2003 World Congress Opens Today

New programs highlight the Society of Automotive Engineers' SAE 2003 World Congress, which got under way today at Cobo Center in Troy, Mich.

Tags: Events

February 27, 2003 - Industry News

DOT Agrees to Issue Truck Safety Rules

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has agreed to issue a series of truck safety rules to settle a lawsuit brought by safety advocates last fall.

February 27, 2003 - Industry News

Marmon Truck Gathering Slated April 18-19

The Second Annual Marmon Truck Gathering will be held April 18-19, at the Ambest Truck Stop at Exit 48 on Highway 75 in Anna, Texas

Tags: Events

February 27, 2003 - Industry News

Durable Shipments & Orders Jump

The U.S. manufacturing sector started off the year with a bang, reporting its biggest gain in durable goods shipments and orders since last July. Shipments of manufactured durable goods in January increased 3.5% following a 2% December decrease

Tags: Economy

February 26, 2003 - Industry News

UPS Chairman Named to President's Export Council

Mike Eskew, the chairman and CEO of United Parcel Service was sworn in by President George W. Bush to the President's Export Council on Wednesday.

February 26, 2003 - Industry News

Transport Industries Selects Qualcomm

Qualcomm Inc. has announced that Transport Industries, a supply-chain transportation systems provider

February 26, 2003 - Industry News

Veltex Corp. Purchases 40 Trailers

Veltex Corp. of Diamond Bar, Calif., has purchased 40 trailers for its 40-truck fleet, which it expects will add $192,000 a month to generate an additional $2,304,000 a year

February 26, 2003 - Industry News

Oshkosh Truck Gets $5 Million in U.S. Research Funds

Oshkosh Truck Corp. has received two federal grants to further develop its ProPulse hybrid electric drive technology for heavy trucks.

February 25, 2003 - Industry News

Transpro Inc. Reports Increase in Net Income

Transpro Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of aftermarket and OEM heat transfer and temperature control products, has announced results for the fourth quarter and year ended Dec. 31, 2002.

February 25, 2003 - Industry News

Driver Gets Vision Waiver, But Still Isn't Legal

After some seven years of petitions and court battles, Ohio trucker Jerry Parker has his exemption from federal vision requirements –- but he’ll have to get a prosthetic device if he wants to drive interstate

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