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January 21, 2003 - Industry News

Celadon Provides Updated Guidance For 2003

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

January 21, 2003 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Reports Improved 1st Quarter Results

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

January 21, 2003 - Industry News

Arkansas Best Reports 4th Quarter, 2002 Results

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

January 21, 2003 - Industry News

Housing Starts Booming, Manufacturing Down

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

Tags: Economy

January 20, 2003 - Industry News

Velant CEO Publishes Logistics White Paper

Dr. Don Ratliff, President and CEO of Velant Inc., has published a new publicly available white paper entitled "10 Rules for Logistics Optimization.

January 20, 2003 - Industry News

XM Secures Additional Financing

XM Satellite Radio announced that it has increased its financing commitments to $475 million with an additional $25 million commitmen

January 20, 2003 - Industry News

36 Truckstops Get TransCore DAT Load and Info Monitors

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

January 20, 2003 - Industry News

Customs Import Proposals Blasted By Fleets, Truckers

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.

January 20, 2003 - Industry News

Oshkosh Truck Named to Forbes' Platinum 400 List

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 Announces EPA Certification Of ACERT Engine

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)

January 17, 2003 - Industry News

Goodyear Tire Eliminating 700 Positions By March 31

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is eliminating more than 700 salaried staff positions in its corporate headquarters and North American Tire.

January 17, 2003 - Industry News

Crescent Truck Suspends LTL Operations

Crescent Truck Lines, a unionized carrier in Hayward, Calif., is suspending its LTL operation effective immediately

January 16, 2003 - Industry News

Federal Court Acts To Halt Trucks From Mexico

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

January 16, 2003 - Industry News

Swift Transportation Orders New Volvo VN Tractors

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

January 16, 2003 - Industry News

Research Group Warns Congestion Eroding Interstate System

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

Tags: Highways

January 16, 2003 - Industry News

Wheaton Moving Announces Drivers of the Year

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.

January 16, 2003 - Industry News

Online Courses Available For Fleet/Transportation Professionals

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 Launches New Web Site

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

January 15, 2003 - Industry News

Aftermarket Legislative Summit Scheduled Feb. 25-26

Registrations are running ahead of last year's for the 2003 Aftermarket Legislative Summit, scheduled for Feb. 25 and 26 in Washington, D.C.,

January 15, 2003 - Industry News

TCA Hosts Audio Conference On the Economy Feb. 6

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.

January 15, 2003 - Industry News

USA Truck Orders 963 International Tractors With Post-Oct. 1 Engines

International Truck and Engine Corp. announced Wednesday that USA Truck Inc. has placed an order for nearly 1,000 International 9400i heavy-duty tractor

January 15, 2003 - Industry News

Carpenter Picks Ryder For Transportation Services

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

January 15, 2003 - Industry News

Transportation's Mineta To Undergo Back Surgery

Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta will undergo major back surgery next week to relieve chronic pain, aides said Tuesday

January 15, 2003 - Industry News

Producer Prices Flat In December

U.S. producer prices were unchanged in December as falling passenger vehicle prices helped offset increases in the costs of food and energy

Tags: Economy

January 14, 2003 - Industry News

TCA, NJMTA Back Negotiated Rulemaking

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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