August 4, 2000 - Industry News
Swift Transportation President Jerry Moyes is still trying to get a bigger stake of Simon Transportation
Con-Way Central Express has opened a new high-volume freight assembly center in Salem, Ill., which is scheduled to begin operations today
August 2, 2000 - Industry News
Cardinal Logistics Management, Concord, N.C., has sold its flatbed division to C & T Holding, the parent company of Birmingham, Ala.-based Deaton
August 1, 2000 - Industry News
FedEx Custom Critical, Akron, Ohio, formerly known as Roberts Express, is expanding into the movement of specialty vehicles with the acquisition of St. Louis-based Passport Transport.
Terms of the agreement were not disclosed
Con-Way Transportation Services, Ann Arbor, Mich., and its LTL operating components are increasing their base rates 5.9%, effective September 1
July 31, 2000 - Industry News
After a bank decision to cancel the company’s line of credit, Pinnacle Transportation Services was forced to close its doors, putting about 100 truckers still due a paycheck out of work
July 28, 2000 - Industry News
After three consecutive quarters of operating losses, Frozen Food Express Industries is in the black -- but continues to suffer the impact of high fuel costs and the shortage of qualified drivers.
July 27, 2000 - Industry News
Boyd Bros. Transportation Inc. reported second quarter profits of $208,900 on operating revenues of $32.6 million, compared to profits of $1.4 million on revenues of $33.3 million second quarter 1999
Despite a dip in earnings caused by higher fuel costs, P.A.M. Transportation Services posted solid second quarter results with an 88.6% operating ratio, said President Robert Weaver
Consolidated Freightways Corp. is moving its Northern California headquarters to the Portland/Vancouver region
There’s nothing a trucker enjoys more than moving, preferably on something with a big motor and wheels ... and it really doesn’t matter how many wheels.
About 20 truckers and their spouses jumped on 30 two-wheelers —
July 26, 2000 - Industry News
Owner-operators interested in expedited transportation opportunities with FedEx Custom Critical (formerly Roberts Express) can submit their qualifications over the Internet in the newly expanded recruiting section of the company's web site at www.fedexcustomcritical.com.
Anderson Trucking, St. Cloud, Minn., has announced its Driver Safety Award winners for the past year
Overnite Transportation's second-quarter financial results provided public relations fodder for both the less-than-truckload company and the Teamsters union in their ongoing battle
Protesting residents this week persuaded community leaders of Lake County, Fla., to stall a trucking company’s plan to build a massive truck terminal, claiming it would bring noise, visual pollution and dangerous road conditions to the area
July 25, 2000 - Industry News
Industry experts have named Pittsburgh, Pa.-based Pitt Ohio Express, the 1999 On-Road Maintenance Masters award recipient
FedEx Ground, Pittsburgh, Pa., will apply a 1.25 percent fuel surcharge on all ground services, effective August 7, 2000
July 24, 2000 - Industry News
Arkansas Best Corporation, Fort Smith, Ark., has announced its second quarter net income hit $17.7 million, a 60% increase from 1999’s second quarter and the highest for any quarter in the company's history
July 21, 2000 - Industry News
Despite tighter pricing and a competitive marketplace, Ryder System reported second quarter revenue gains for all of its business units
Overnite Transportation, Richmond, Va., has issued a general rate increase of 5.5 percent to go into effect August 14
Burlington Motor Carriers, Daleville, Ind., has completed installation of nearly 2000 Qualcomm OmniTRACS units in its long haul, regional, and dedicated fleets
Rising fuel costs continue to hamper Simon Transportation Services’ ability to maintain a profit
July 20, 2000 - Industry News
With 3.2 million shares of KLLM Transport in hand, High Road Acquisition Corp. is now in a position to take the newly acquired trucking company private
Arkansas Best Corp. posted second quarter profits of $17.7 million, up 60% from $11.1 million reported second quarter 1999 and a company record
Phoenix-based Knight Transportation Inc. reported second quarter 2000 revenue of $51.7 million, up 40.8% from the $36.7 million in second quarter 1999
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