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January 18, 2000 - Industry News

TLC Buys Refrigerated Warehousing

Total Logistics Control, Zeeland, MI, has purchased the assets of Paw Paw Freezer Corp., a deep-frozen and refrigerated public warehouse in Paw Paw, MI.

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January 18, 2000 - Industry News

C.R. England Celebrates 80 Years

C.R. England, Salt Lake City, recently celebrated its 80th anniversary with a two-day gala

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January 17, 2000 - Industry News

Covenant In Expansion Mode

Covenant Transport plans to hire 600 more workers and expand the Chattanooga-based trucking company's headquarters by another 100,000 square feet.

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January 17, 2000 - Industry News

Revenue Up At Simon Transportation

Simon Transportation Services said revenue was up for the quarter ended December 31, 1999, the first quarter of its 2000 fiscal year, and its operating ratio is improving. Revenue rose 2% to $53.9 million, and the net

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January 17, 2000 - Industry News

Red Ink Flows At Matlack

Matlack Systems, Wilmington, DE, lost $8.7 million for its fourth fiscal quarter, compared with a net loss of nearly $3.8 million for the same period the previous year.

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January 14, 2000 - Industry News

CFI Adds Mexican Logistics Company

CFI, Joplin, MO, has formed CFI Logistica, a logistics company based in Queretaro, Mexico

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January 14, 2000 - Industry News

Westway Towing Wins Beauty Contest

Westway Towing's 1998 International 4700 crew cab was the grand prize winner in the 1999 Shine 'N Star Beauty Contest sponsored by International and Tow Times magazine

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January 14, 2000 - Industry News

C. White & Son Buys Freightliners

C. White & Son, Rocky Hill, CT, has announced an agreement to purchase Freightliners to meet growth expectations for the year 2000

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January 13, 2000 - Industry News

New Name Expected For RPS

FDX Corp, parent company of FedEx and RPS, is expected to announce plans to change the name of its Pittsburgh-based RPS package carrier to reflect the FedEx brand

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January 13, 2000 - Industry News

Intrenet Implements Satellite Tracking System

Flatbed truckload giant Intrenet, Milford, OH, is implementing a company-wide mobile satellite communications and freight tracking system

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January 12, 2000 - Industry News

Crete Carrier Signs Agreement to Offer PNV To Drivers

Crete Carrier Corp., Lincoln, NE, has signed an agreement with PNV Inc. to offer its drivers Park 'N View "in-cab" telecommunications, cable TV and Internet access

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January 11, 2000 - Industry News

Controller Dismissed At Asche For Embezzling

Asche Transportation Services, Shannon, IL, has dismissed the controller at subsidiary Asche Transfer after the controller apparently misstated financial reports and allegedly stole more than $60,000

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January 11, 2000 - Industry News

USF Glen Moore Acquires Tri-Star Transportation

USF Glen Moore, Carlisle, PA, the truckload subsidiary of less-than-truckload carrier USFreightways, has acquired Tri-Star Transportation Inc. Based in Knoxville, TN, Tri-Star operates 170 tractor-trailer units. Revenue for 1999 was $28 million, with two thirds of the

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January 7, 2000 - Industry News

Landstar Ligon Keeps Satisfactory Safety Rating

Landstar Ligon, a subsidiary of Landstar, will keep its satisfactory safety rating from the U.S. Department of Transportation

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January 4, 2000 - Industry News

FFE Restructures, Expects Fourth-Quarter Losses

Frozen Food Express, Dallas, is restructuring its operations and dropping the size of its trailer fleet as it works to return to profitability

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January 4, 2000 - Industry News

Landstar Recognized By Forbes Magazine

Landstar System, Jacksonville, FL, has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the nation's top companies. In its January 10 issue, Forbes includes Landstar among 15 companies in the Travel and Transport category of its Platinum 400 List of America's Best Big Companies

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January 3, 2000 - Industry News

Truckload Carriers Eye Benchmarking

The Truckload Carriers Assn. is embarking on a project to help motor carriers improve their procedures and methods within the truckload sector of the industry

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January 3, 2000 - Industry News

Rollins Completes UPS Leasing Acquisition

Rollins Truck Leasing Corp. says its Rollins Leasing Corp. subsidiary has completed the acquisition of UPS Truck Leasing. Concurrently, the assets and busines of Rollins Logistics has been sold to Worldwide Dedicated Services, a UPS Logistics Group company

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January 3, 2000 - Industry News

Werner To Try LTL-Style Lanes

Is this truckload driving? Drive your car to your home terminal in the morning, climb into a non-sleeper tractor and run the load 250 miles. Turn it over to another driver, climb into another non-sleeper, and drive that load the 250 miles back to your terminal. That routine is the shape of things to come for many drivers at Werner Enterprises, the Omaha-based truckload carrier operating some 7,400 tractors and 22,000 trailers

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January 3, 2000 - Industry News

Trans-States Lines Bought By Management

Trans-States Lines, a mid-sized truckload carrier based in Fort Smith, AR, has been purchased by members of its management team

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January 2, 2000 - Industry News

Shareholder Sues Trucking Company For Embezzlement

Ray Hall, a 10% shareholder of Dallas-based J&H Truck Service, Inc., has filed suit against its management and related entities, including its chairman, Tedford Harrod Sr., alleging, among other things, that the defendants misused corporate funds and embezzled monies from the business to fund their personal lifestyle and to buy influence

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December 30, 1999 - Industry News

Con-Way Building Alabama Terminal

Con-Way Southern Express plans to build a 60,000-square-foot distribution center near Birmingham, AL

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December 29, 1999 - Industry News

Racism Suit Filed Against Yellow

Three black employees have filed a federal lawsuit against Yellow Freight Systems, alleging discrimination and racism

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December 29, 1999 - Industry News

Charger Shuts Down

Charger, a flatbed trucking company based in Springdale, AR, shut down its fleet of over 600 trucks last week, putting at least 600 truckers out of work

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December 27, 1999 - Industry News

C.R. England Offers New Leases To Drivers

C.R. England is rolling out its new "S" type lease program, designed to offer independent operators weekly payments under $500, brand new trucks and the professional training and experience to help them succeed

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