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July 7, 2000 - Industry News

Roadway Second Quarter Net Up 30%

Roadway Express, Akron, Ohio, last week said its earnings hit 52 cents per share in the second quarter, representing an increase of 29% or 40 cents per share from the same time last year

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July 7, 2000 - Industry News

High Road Completes Cash Tender Offer for KLLM

High Road Acquisition Corp. has announced the purchase of nearly 83% of KLLM’s outstanding shares with a tender offer of $8.05 per share

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July 7, 2000 - Industry News

Transit Group Finds New Home

Transit Group Inc. is abandoning its Atlanta headquarters and setting up operations in Groveland, Fla., reports the Orlando Sentinel

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July 5, 2000 - Industry News

Intrenet Fleets Linked

Intrenet Inc., the holding company that operates a number of truckload carriers, has launched phase one of its Common Freight Board, which will eventually link all the Intrenet fleets so each company can see all of the loads available to it and sister companies

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July 1, 2000 - Industry News

OTR Express Projects Losses For Second Quarter

OTR Express is blaming higher fuel costs and lower demand for freight services for projected second quarter losses

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June 28, 2000 - Industry News

Tyson to Offer Park-N-View to Drivers

PNV, Coral Springs, Fla., has signed its first major private fleet contract

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June 28, 2000 - Industry News

Consolidated Freightways Wins Quality Supplier Award

Consolidated Freightways has been designated an "Excellent Supplier" by TTX Co. for providing top quality transportation and logistics service

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June 28, 2000 - Industry News

Truckers Sue NationsWay for Back Wages

Former executives of NationsWay Transport Service, Denver, are being sued by drivers who say they should be held personally responsible for unpaid wages and vacation pay, even though the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

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June 28, 2000 - Industry News

Schneider And A Big New Idea

On Wednesday, truckload giant Schneider National announced it would manage the North American end of a trans-Atlantic freight network being created by a company called FastShip Inc. Another dot-com deal

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June 28, 2000 - Industry News

U.S. Trucking to Merge With Professional Transportation

U.S. Trucking Inc. and Professional Transportation Group plan to merge as Professional Transportation. The two companies are already closely tied

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June 27, 2000 - Industry News

Penske Buys Out Rentway

Penske Truck Leasing, Reading, Pa., has agreed to acquire Rentway, a truck rental and leasing company based in Mississauga, Ontario

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June 27, 2000 - Industry News

Daylight Transport Extends Expedited Services

Daylight Transport, Long Beach, Calif., is now offering new expedited regional LTL services between the Midwest States (Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Wisconsin) and the Northeast States (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania), beginning July 8

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June 27, 2000 - Industry News

FedEx’s Home Delivery Network Gains Speed

FedEx Corp., Memphis, Tenn., will accelerate the expansion of its FedEx Home Delivery network, launched three months ago, to reach about 80 percent of the U.S. population by the fall of 2001

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June 26, 2000 - Industry News

Roadway Realigns Freight Network

Roadway Express, an Akron, Ohio-based LTL carrier, is realigning its freight network, including adding more sleeper operations

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June 26, 2000 - Industry News

Moyes Extends Another Offer for Simon Transportation

Jerry Moyes has issued another tender offer for all outstanding shares of Simon Transportation, a Salt Lake City, Utah-based truckload carrier, at $7 per share

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June 26, 2000 - Industry News

KLLM Purchase Looks Like Done Deal

KLLM's President and CEO and his partner have extended their offer to buy KLLM Transport Services through July 6, but the deal appears to be a sure thing and has gained regulatory approval from the Federal Trade Commission

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June 23, 2000 - Industry News

Yellow Announces Buyback

Yellow Corp., Overland Park, Ks., announced Friday that the company’s Board of Directors has authorized management to purchase Yellow common shares in the open market up to a limit of $25 million

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June 22, 2000 - Industry News

UPS Expands Wireless Services

United Parcel Service will expand services to customers who use small wireless communications devices. Users of pocket computers like the Internet-capable Palm VII and WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) mobile phones will be able to calculate rates

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June 21, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner Likely to Take Over Western Star

Heavy duty truck manufacturer Western Star announced Tuesday that it is in discussions with a third party for a possible merger opportunity

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June 21, 2000 - Industry News

MobileCast Wireless Adds GroceryWorks.com To List of Satisfied Customers

UPS's Roadnet Technologies recently announced that one of its customers, GroceryWorks.com out of Dallas, has expanded its use of MobileCast wireless delivery management system. Roadnet Technologies specializes in packaged and customizable tools that enable e-businesses

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June 19, 2000 - Industry News

Con-Way NOW Expands to West Coast

Con-Way NOW, a Palo Alto, Ca.-based freight carrier specializing in emergency and express service, has expanded its service coverage area into the western United States

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June 16, 2000 - Industry News

Saia Enhances Website, Names Regional Sales Manager

Saia Motor Freight, Duluth, Ga., has made some changes to the services section on its web site, offering customers three new features

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June 16, 2000 - Industry News

Arrow Appoints COO, Opens Fleet Lot

Arrow Truck Sales, an independent used truck dealer in Kansas City, Mo., has announced the appointment of Edward R. Justis as Chief Operating Officer

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June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Pony Express Files For Bankruptcy

Pony Express Delivery Services, a subsidiary of Skynet Holdings Inc., has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will shut down all operations, except those in Florida

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June 14, 2000 - Industry News

Roadway Recognized For Export Excellence

Roadway Express was recently recognized by the State of Ohio for excellence in the export industry

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