February 6, 2003 - Industry News
Teamsters and the Motor Freight Carriers Assn. (MFCA) announced in Chicago Thursday that a tentative agreement has been reached on a new National Master Freight Agreement (NMFA)
IdleAire Technologies Corp. has begun construction on a $2.5 million Advanced Travel Center Electrification project to provide heating, cooling and a range of communications and entertainment packages to long-haul truck drivers who park and rest at the Petro Stopping Center
Ryder System Inc., a global leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, reported fourth quarter 2002 net earnings improved to $32.4 million compared with $0.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2001.
February 5, 2003 - Industry News
Transportation Services Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Frozen Food Express Industries, Inc. has announced that Larry Moore has rejoined the executive management team as vice president and manager of sales and marketing.
After intense discussions between transportation authorities in Canada and the United States, an agreement was reached this week on an interim rule that allows Canadian truck drivers to continue transporting explosives into and out of the United States
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The Truckload Carriers Assn., through its Truckload Academy, is conducting its monthly audio conference from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (EST) today.
Newport Communications President Doug Condra will moderate a discussio
Teletrac Inc. of Garden Grove, Calif., an originator and provider of metro and regional fleet location information systems, is offering trailer and asset tracking units that increase the security of commercial vehicle trailers
Roadway Express Inc. has introduced its Roadway Sealed Divider service for shippers who have special security needs for any size shipment, or want their freight to receive more secure packing and extra protection during transit
DaimlerChrysler has announced preliminary key figures for the group's performance in the 2002 financial year.
February 4, 2003 - Industry News
The U.S.Department of Transportation, has issued temporary regulations requiring truck and rail operators carrying explosives from Canada to the U.S. to register with Transport Canada, the Canadian agency responsible for transportation safety
Grote Industries has announced the creation of a new, state-of-the-art training program covering truck lighting and electrical systems
USFreightways Corp. reported income of $13.6 million from continuing operations for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2002, a 27% increase compared to $10.7 million reported for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2001.
New orders at United States factories increased in December while shipments fell, according to a report released by the Commerce Department Tuesday
Paccar Inc. reported strong revenues and net income for the fourth quarter and full year 2002 compared with the same periods a year ago
February 3, 2003 - Industry News
NTE Inc., provider of transportation management and execution technology, has announced that its NTE Trade solution has been selecte
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew for the third consecutive month during January while construction spending moved up in December and diesel fuel prices reached their highest levels since 2000 according to three separate reports released Monday
Raising the financial awareness and skills of fleet managers will be the focus of efleetmgmt Inc.'s 2003 "Financial Strategies for Today's Fleet Operations Seminar," April 2-4 in Nashville, Tenn
The Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB) will be an exhibitor at the Mid-America Trucking Show to be held at the Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky. March 20-22, 2003
Attendance at the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) annual convention and trade show reached an all-time record for the New Orleans venu
Four industry executives have been elected to the board of directors of the newly formed Industrial Packaging Alliance of North America (IPANA), according to Traffic World Inc.
Effective this Thursday through March 31, Interstate 5 at mile post 14.96 -- the bridge over Bear Creek north of Ashland, Ore. -- will be restricted to 11 feet wide for both northbound and southbound traffic
January 31, 2003 - Industry News
The Georgia Motor Trucking Assn. (GMTA) has endorsed PrePass, the nation's first commercially available, coast-to-coast electronic pre-clearance weigh station bypass system.
A bill that would limit the state sales tax on trucking equipment and provide amnesty from the taxes owed on past purchases cleared the Arkansas House last week
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