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August 1, 2001 - Industry News

QD Announces New West Coast Terminal Locations

Quality Distribution, Tampa, Fla., has opened four new terminal locations on the West Coast

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August 1, 2001 - Industry News

Mercer Honors Top Contractors

Mercer Transportation, Louisville, Ky., recently honored 50 of its top owner-operators and their guests during a special weekend

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July 31, 2001 - Industry News

Quality Distribution, Boyd Brothers Report Lower Second Quarter Business

Lower earnings were reported by two major carriers yesterday

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July 30, 2001 - Industry News

Major Truck Transporter Has New Owner

Active hauls cars and trucks.

JHT Holdings, parent company of Active Transportation, Dallas Mavis and Automotive Carrier Services, has a new owner

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July 27, 2001 - Industry News

Swift, Transport Corp. Report Second Quarter Results

Swift Transportation, the nation’s largest publicly held truckload carrier, reported it had more business in the first six months of this year, compared to the same time a year ago, but profits were down

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July 26, 2001 - Industry News

Roadway, Truckside Advertising Company Team Up

A truckside advertising company and one of the nation’s largest truckload carriers have teamed up

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July 26, 2001 - Industry News

Iowa Trucking Company Closes, 700 Lose Jobs

There’s been another trucking company casualty. Regional carrier Midland Transportation closed its doors Tuesday, after its bank told company officials they would no longer extend credit to cover payroll and other expenses

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July 26, 2001 - Industry News

Old Dominion, FFE Report Lower Second Quarter Numbers

Lower second quarter numbers for motor carriers trickled in yesterday, with one carrier reporting lower profits despite having more business, while the other just managed to squeak out a profit

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July 25, 2001 - Industry News

Ryder: Soft Economy Slows Demand for Rental Trucks & Some Logistics Services

A decline in commercial truck rentals coupled with lower demand for logistics services held Ryder System second quarter revenues to $1.29 billion, down 2.9% from the same period last year

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July 24, 2001 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Seats 5,000th Truck

U.S. Xpress headquarters was the recent site of a ceremony seating the company's 5,000th truck.

U.S. Xpress, Chattanooga, Tenn., seated its 5,000th truck during special ceremonies recently

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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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