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July 10, 2003 - Industry News

Counterfeiting Slated for Discussion by MEMA

Representatives from the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Assn.’s (MEMA) Washington, D.C., office will discuss current regulatory actions on automotive parts counterfeiting at the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Assn. (AASA

July 10, 2003 - Industry News

Flying J Names JJ Singh Vice President

Flying J Inc., a Utah-based highway hospitality corporation, has appointed JJ Singh vice president of financial and communications services.

July 10, 2003 - Industry News

Knight Opens Denver Regional Facility

Knight Transportation Inc. has announced the opening of its 11th regional facility in Denver. The official opening date for Knight's Denver regional facility will be Monday.

July 10, 2003 - Industry News

CF Schedules More Auctions This Month

Defunct transportation services provider Consolidated Freightways is holding nearly 20 auctions on July 17 and 18, just days after its two surviving rivals announced a merger deal

July 10, 2003 - Industry News

Hoffa Questions Merger Impact on Workers

International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa met with Yellow CEO Bill Zollars and Roadway CEO Jim Staley this week to address the union's concerns about the proposed merger of the two freight companies

July 9, 2003 - Industry News

Iowa 80's Walcott Truckers Jamboree Ends Today

Iowa 80 Truckstop's famous Walcott Truckers Jamboree continues "Celebrating America's Truckers" today

July 9, 2003 - Industry News

FMCSA to Conduct Hazmat Testing

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) begins its Hazardous Materials Safety and Security Field Operational Test later this month

July 8, 2003 - Industry News

TCA Hosts Economic Audio Conference

"Eye on the Economy," an audio conference sponsored by the Truckload Carriers Assn.’s (TCA) Truckload Academy, will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m EDT on Thursday, July 24

July 8, 2003 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Vies for Dana Corp.

ArvinMeritor has launched a $2.2 billion hostile takeover bid for Dana Corp. The company said it is taking the $15 per share offer directly to shareholders after approaches to Dana's board were rejected

July 8, 2003 - Industry News

Roadway 2nd Quarter Revenues Up 13%

Roadway Corp. reports revenues for its second quarter, which ended June 21, 2003, were $741,528,000, up 13% when compared to revenues of $656,003,000 for the second quarter of 2002.

July 8, 2003 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Makes Bid for Dana

ArvinMeritor has launched a $2.2 billion hostile takeover bid for Dana Corp. The company said it is taking the $15 per share offer directly to shareholders after approaches to Dana's board were rejected

July 8, 2003 - Industry News

Yellow to Acquire Roadway for $966 Million

Yellow Corp. and Roadway Corp. announced today they have entered into an agreement under which Yellow Corp. will acquire Roadway Corp. for about $966 million

July 7, 2003 - Industry News

FreightDATA, Ventura Transfer Partner for Bulk Carrier Solution

FreightDATA Software, Newport Beach, Ca., and Ventura Transfer Co. announced a partnership agreement to develop FreightDATA Bulk, a fully integrated bulk transportation software solution

July 7, 2003 - Industry News

Fontaine Gets Freightliner Quality Award

Fontaine International has received the prestigious Masters of Quality award from Freightliner

July 7, 2003 - Industry News

SCTA Joins Alliance to End Towing Abuses

The South Carolina Trucking Assn. (SCTA) has joined a national network of tow truck operators formed to promote more consistent towing charges and end abuses truck drivers claim can cost them thousands of dollars per tow.

July 7, 2003 - Industry News

IdleAire Wins 2003 R&D 100 Award

Knoxville, Tenn.-based IdleAire Technologies Corp.’s Advanced Travel Center Electrification (ATE) system has been selected by R&D magazine as "one of the 100 most technologically significant products

July 7, 2003 - Industry News

Fleet Buys 200 Eaton VORAD Systems

Eaton VORAD has delivered 200 Eaton Vehicle Information Management Systems (EVIMS) to TransAm Trucking Inc., a refrigerated truckload carrier based in Olathe, Kan

July 7, 2003 - Industry News

A.MAZE Routes Incompatible Freight

GEOCOMtms, Québec, Canada, announced the addition of Compatible Services functionality to its A.MAZE routing and scheduling software

July 3, 2003 - Industry News

The Five Essentials of Racetrack Tailgatin’

On a hot summer weekend, there's no better way to enjoy the afternoon than to pull up at a racetrack with a cooler full of burgers and a grill ready to burn. Just ask any of the 20,000 ticket-holders who are planning on attending the 5th annual Power Stroke Diesel 200 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race Aug. 1 at Indianapolis Raceway Park.

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July 3, 2003 - Industry News

IdleAire Opens First Site West of Mississippi

IdleAire Technologies recently opened its sixth installation--its first west of the Mississippi River--amid drivers waiting for service

July 3, 2003 - Industry News

Swift Acquires Merit Distribution

Swift Transportation Co. Inc. announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of certain assets of Merit Distribution Services Inc. for $76 million

July 2, 2003 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel to be Freightliner Exclusive

A major reorganization of DaimlerChrysler's Commercial Vehicles Division will put Detroit Diesel under the Freightliner LLC umbrella and end sales of Detroit Diesel on-highway diesels to other truck makers

July 2, 2003 - Industry News

PocketMail Partners With Internet Truckstop

PocketMail Group Ltd., which provides mobile email services, said it will enter into a partnership with the Internet Truckstop to provide mobile load-matching services

July 2, 2003 - Industry News

Caterpillar, Terex Announce Tentative Accord

Caterpillar Inc. and Terex Corp. have reached a non-binding agreement in principle for Caterpillar to acquire Terex's worldwide electric drive mining truck business, and for Terex to acquire Caterpillar's 5000-Series mining shovel intellectual property

July 2, 2003 - Industry News

XATA Gets $1.8 Million in Orders

XATA Corp, provider of onboard fleet management solutions for the commercial trucking industry, has been awarded orders totaling $1.8 million by an undisclosed major company in the grocery industry

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