January 21, 2003 - Industry News
Celadon Group Inc. said this month's ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Court in San Francisco that Mexican-manufactured trucks could not move freight between borders will reduce its 2003 earnings by roughly 20 cents per share
ArvinMeritor Inc. has reported sales of $1.7 billion and net income of $32 million, or $0.47 per diluted share, for its first fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31, 2002
Arkansas Best Corp. has announced fourth quarter 2002 net income of $14.5 million, or $0.57 per diluted common share, compared to fourth-quarter 2001 net income of $9.5 million, or $0.38 per diluted common share
Housing starts in the United States soared to a 16-year high according to figures released Tuesday, while a separate report from last week shows manufacturing production is down
January 20, 2003 - Industry News
Dr. Don Ratliff, President and CEO of Velant Inc., has published a new publicly available white paper entitled "10 Rules for Logistics Optimization.
XM Satellite Radio announced that it has increased its financing commitments to $475 million with an additional $25 million commitmen
TransCore Commercial Services, a leading provider of technology-based business tools, has announced an agreement with Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores and Fifth Wheel Corp. to add 30 U.S. and six Canadian truckstop locations
Plans to restructure the cargo release process for imports and exports hauled by truck could lead to massive disorder at the border and disrupt supply chains throughout the nation, shippers and carriers are warning U.S. Customs Service officials.
Oshkosh Truck Corp. has again been named one of the Best Big Companies in America on Forbes Magazine's 2003 Platinum 400 list
January 17, 2003 - Industry News
Caterpillar Inc. announced Friday it has received certification by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the company's first engine equipped with Advanced Combustion Emission Reduction Technology (ACERT)
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is eliminating more than 700 salaried staff positions in its corporate headquarters and North American Tire.
Crescent Truck Lines, a unionized carrier in Hayward, Calif., is suspending its LTL operation effective immediately
January 16, 2003 - Industry News
Finding that the Bush Administration "acted arbitrarily and capriciously," the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled Thursday that the administration violated federal environmental laws by taking steps to give Mexico-domiciled trucks full access to U.S. highways
Volvo Trucks North America Inc. has announced that Swift Transportation, Phoenix, Ariz., placed an order for 50 Volvo VN tractors. The new VNs are to be delivered early in the second quarter of this year
A new report released Thursday by a national transportation research group finds that America's interstates are increasingly congested because new travel is rapidly outpacing existing capacit
Wheaton World Wide Moving, one of the nation's leading specialists in household goods moving, recently honored four individuals as Super Service Drivers of the Year.
An online management, education and information resource for fleet and transportation managers is offering a series of management courses through efleetmgmt inc
January 15, 2003 - Industry News
Autocar LLC has launched a new Internet site at www.autocartruck.com that is designed to provide customers and dealers with immediate access to product and service information
Registrations are running ahead of last year's for the 2003 Aftermarket Legislative Summit, scheduled for Feb. 25 and 26 in Washington, D.C.,
The Transportation Carriers Assn. (TCA) is hosting an Eye on the Economy audio conference from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 6 entitled "Is Your Company Ready to Handle the Capacity.
International Truck and Engine Corp. announced Wednesday that USA Truck Inc. has placed an order for nearly 1,000 International 9400i heavy-duty tractor
Ryder System Inc., provider of transportation and supply chain management solutions, has been selected by Carpenter Technology Corp., manufacturer of specialty metals, to design and implement a comprehensive transportation management program
Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta will undergo major back surgery next week to relieve chronic pain, aides said Tuesday
U.S. producer prices were unchanged in December as falling passenger vehicle prices helped offset increases in the costs of food and energy
January 14, 2003 - Industry News
In comments filed with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) this week, the Truckload Carriers Assn.(TCA) joined with the New Jersey Motor Truck Assn.(NJMTA
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