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July 24, 2001 - Industry News

Cannon Express Involuntary Bankruptcy Proceeding Dismissed

Three men who tried to force Arkansas-based Cannon Express into involuntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy have changed their minds, and will likely face penalties for filing a frivolous lawsuit

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July 23, 2001 - Industry News

Con-Way Sends Record Number To Championships

Con-Way Transportation Services, Ann Arbor, Mich., is sending 59 drivers to the American Trucking Association's 2001 National Truck Driving Championships in Minneapolis next month

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July 20, 2001 - Industry News

CF Posts Loss, Yellow Shows Lower Earnings

Consolidated Freightways and Yellow Corp. both announced the second quarter earnings Friday reflecting the trucking industry's struggle with a slow economy and high costs

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July 19, 2001 - Industry News

More Fleet Earnings Reports Released

While the most recent fleet financial results ranged from healthy numbers to disappointing business levels from Arkansas Best, Landstar, Overnite, UPS, Marten Transport and P.A.M. Transportation, most all seemed upbeat, one way or another

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July 18, 2001 - Industry News

More Fleet Earnings Reports Show Mixed Results

Earnings reports, with varied results, continued to come in Wednesday from trucking companies Werner Enterprices, CNF, USA Truck, Covenant Transport, Knight Transport and US Freightways

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July 18, 2001 - Industry News

CF, Daylight Announce Rate Increases

Two West Coast based less-than-truckload companies have announced rate increases

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July 17, 2001 - Industry News

Menlo Logistics To Lay Off 400

CNF subsidiary Menlo Logistics will lay off 400 people after one of its customers went out of business

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July 17, 2001 - Industry News

Second Quarter Fleet Financials Coming In

The first wave of quarterly financial reports from the nation’s trucking companies is starting to roll in, and so far the news looks better than it did at the end of the first quarter

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July 16, 2001 - Industry News

Trism Downsizing

Trism Inc., Kennesaw, Ga., is getting out of areas it says has made it unprofitable over the last two years

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July 16, 2001 - Industry News

Heartland Honors 2-Million-Milers

Heartland Express, Iowa City, Iowa, announced two of its drivers have reached the feat of 2 million accident-free miles with the company

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July 13, 2001 - Industry News

Burlington Motor Carriers Files For Chapter 11

One of the nation’s top truckload carriers has filed for Chapter 11 reorganization. A week ago Burlington Motor Carriers, Daleville, Indiana filed the petition with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern Indiana district

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July 11, 2001 - Industry News

Ruan Gets Bakery Hauling Contract

Ruan Transportation Management Systems has won a contract to provide dedicated private carriage services for Holsum Bakery in Arizona

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July 11, 2001 - Industry News

Averitt To Offer Faster Service

Averitt Express has improved its freight transportation service from two-day to next-day service in more than 60 lane

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July 10, 2001 - Industry News

American Freightways, Viking Announce Rate Hikes

FedEx Corp. less-than-truckload subsidiaries American Freightways and Viking Freight announced general rate increase

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July 9, 2001 - Industry News

Saia Makes Intrastate Moves

Georgia-based regional less-than-truckload carrier Saia this week announced intrastate improvements in the Pacific Northwest and Florida

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July 6, 2001 - Industry News

LTL Fleets Raising Rates

Yellow Freight System announced last week that it plans to raise its rates nearly five percent next month. Other less-than-truckload carriers may do the same

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July 5, 2001 - Industry News

Weak Freight Volumes Impact Roadway Profits

LTL carrier Roadway Express second-quarter earnings fell 59 percent because of weak tonnage levels and warned that the third quarter would continue to be below last year's levels

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July 5, 2001 - Industry News

TransAm Expecting Cost Savings With Auxiliary Power

TransAm Trucking Inc. of Olathe, Kansas is spec'ing its fleet of over 1,000 tractors with auxiliary power units from Toronto-based RigMaster Power

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July 2, 2001 - Industry News

Swift, M.S. Carriers Close Merger

It's official: Swift Transportation and M.S. Carriers have merged to create what they say is the largest truckload carrier in the country

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June 29, 2001 - Industry News

Another Lawsuit Filed Against Asche Officials

Top executives of Asche Transportation Services ares the target of a second lawsuit alleging financial shenanigans

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June 28, 2001 - Industry News

Celadon Sells Flatbed Division

Celadon Group, Indianapolis, has sold Cheetah Transportation, its flatbed business, to American Trans-Freight of Morrisville, Pa

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June 26, 2001 - Industry News

CF Names Mexico Director

Consolidated Freightways has named Brian Casey to head up its Mexico business operations south of the border

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June 25, 2001 - Industry News

Roadway Speeds Up Freight Network

Roadway Express, Akron, Ohio, is cutting transit times on more than 20,000 freight lanes

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June 25, 2001 - Industry News

New Penn Opens NY Terminal

New Penn Motor Express, Lebanon, Pa., has opened a new terminal in the Albany, N.Y., area

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June 25, 2001 - Industry News

G.I. Trucking Adds Service Center

California-based G.I. Trucking has added its 85th service center, located in Chico, Calif

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