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October 28, 2003 - Industry News

Oshkosh Truck Reports Net Income Up 27%

Oshkosh Truck Corp., the Wisconsin-based manufacturer of specialty trucks and truck bodies, said net income increased 26.9% to $75.6 million for its fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2003, on sales of $1.93 billion

October 28, 2003 - Industry News

CSE Opening New Service Center

Less-than-truckload commercial freight carrier Con-Way Southern Express (CSE) will open a new 22,000-square-foot service center in Newnan, Ga., on Nov. 10

October 28, 2003 - Industry News

Cummins Records 6% Increase in Sales

Cummins Inc. has reported third quarter 2003 sales of $1.63 billion and net earnings of $24 million

October 28, 2003 - Industry News

ATA’s Ag Panel Gets a New Name

The Agricultural Transporters Conference of the American Trucking Assns. has voted to change its name to the Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference

October 28, 2003 - Industry News

Truck Tonnage on the Rebound; Index Up 10.6%

The American Trucking Assns.’ advanced seasonally adjusted Truck Tonnage Index increased 10.6% to 155.0 (1993=100) in September, the national association for the trucking industry reported Tuesday

October 27, 2003 - Industry News

Tracking Advisor Integrates With Fleet Advisor

ObjectFX, Minneapolis, Minn., a provider of software for developing location-based services, has announced that it has integrated its SpatialFX tool under the name TrackingAdvisor with Qualcomm’s FleetAdvisor fleet management system

October 27, 2003 - Industry News

Qualcomm Enhances FleetAdvisor, Signs H.T. Hackney Fleet

Qualcomm Inc., San Diego, Ca., has introduced the latest version of the FleetAdvisor system, including support for new hours of service regulations issued in April

October 27, 2003 - Industry News

Freightliner Makes MBE900 Standard on Walk-in Vans

Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp., Gaffney, S.C., announced Monday that 2004 model Mercedes-Benz MBE900 diesel engines would be standard on MT-45 SR walk-in van chassis applications

October 27, 2003 - Industry News

Mettler-Toledo Introduces the UWT

Mettler-Toledo International, Inc., Columbus, Ohio, has introduced the Unattended Weighing Terminal, or UWT, a scale add-on that enables drivers to weigh in and out by themselves with the use of a swipe card

October 27, 2003 - Industry News

Remote Traffic Light Controllers Hit the Streets

Electronic devices that can remotely change traffic lights are being sold on the Internet and elsewhere, according to the Detroit News

October 27, 2003 - Industry News

USF Holland Wins Performance Award

USF Holland Inc., the Hollland, Mich. operating company of USF Corp., was recently named "Supplier of the Year" by the Easley Facility of Mark IV Automotive.

October 27, 2003 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Plans Joint Ventures with Volvo

ArvinMeritor Inc. has announced a memorandum of understanding with the Volvo Group to create two new joint ventures.

October 27, 2003 - Industry News

MTRN's Million Milers Get Run Hard Trucking Gear

Run Hard Trucking Gear, an outfitter and supplier to the truck driver, is now the exclusive clothing supplier for The Midnight Trucking Radio Network’s Million Mile Club

October 27, 2003 - Industry News

Study Shows the Wisdom of the 4-Second Rule

Smith System Driver Improvement Institute Inc., a Texas-based company that specializes in professional driver training, has released the results of an analysis that found tailgating to be the most common driving error

October 24, 2003 - Industry News

ALK Partners with Inter-Tax

Mapping and routing developer ALK Technologies, Princeton, N.J., has teamed with fuel tax service provider Inter-Tax Inc., to deliver a series of products and services

October 24, 2003 - Industry News

Tracking Trailer Tracking at an ATA Gathering

Trailer tracking was in the air at the exhibition half of the ATA Management Conference and Exhibition last week

October 24, 2003 - Industry News

Freightliner Rolls Off 100,000th Chassis

Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. rolled off its 100,000th chassis from the company's Gaffney, S.C., assembly line during a celebration event on Oct. 23, 2003

October 24, 2003 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Explores HOS Solutions

With the new hours of service rules on the immediate horizon, U.S. Xpress has been focusing on how to meet both drivers’ expectations for miles and customers’ expectations for delivery schedules

October 23, 2003 - Industry News

New Penn Grants 25 Scholarships

New Penn Motor Express Inc., Lebanon, Pa., has awarded 25 exceptional students a total of more than $40,000 in scholarships to support their college education during the 2003 - 2004 academic year

October 23, 2003 - Industry News

Reinke Recognizes Top 5 Selling Dealerships

Reinke, the Nebraska-based manufacturer of over-the-road trailer/chassis equipment, has named its 2002-2003 Top 5 selling dealerships in the United States and Canada

October 23, 2003 - Industry News

CAT Scale Releases 6th Series of Super Truck Cards

CAT Scale Co. is releasing a sixth series of Super Trucks Limited Edition collector cards at CAT Scale locations in April 2004.

October 23, 2003 - Industry News

SmarTire Announces China Distributor Accord

SmarTire Systems Inc. announced that it has finalized an agreement appointing Beijing Boom Technology Co. Ltd. as the Master Distributor of SmarTire's Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) in China

October 23, 2003 - Industry News

IdleAire Opening 3 ATE Systems in Texas

IdleAire Technologies Corp. has opened the first of three Advanced Travel Center Electrification (ATE) system installations planned for Texas in the next several weeks

October 23, 2003 - Industry News

NEXIQ Launces Wireless Vehicle Link

NEXIQ Technologies, a unit of Snap-On Tools, introduced its Wireless Vehicle Link diagnostic communication interface device at the ATA Management Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio

October 23, 2003 - Industry News

ATC Conducts Ag Survey of 25,000 Truck Firms

The Agricultural Transporters Conference (ATC) of the American Trucking Assns. (ATA) has begun a partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to develop and implement a "Guide for Security Management Practices in Agricultural Commodity Transportation,

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