Umthun Trucking Co., Eagle Grove, Iowa, has changed hands after 51 years of family ownership.
Consolidation is a fact of life in trucking.
Ruan, perhaps the biggest trucking name in Iowa, is working with it's home state Department of Transporta-tion to speed up the vehicle titling -- and maybe save a few trees along the way.
They are requesting changes in the Uniform Intermodal Interchange and Facilities Access Agreement, a binding agreement signed by thousands of companies involved in intermodal transportation. ew language being proposed would strengthen inspection standards and hold providers of intermodal containers, chassis and trailers liable for equipment break-downs.
The railroad industry wants more cooperation with the trucking industry, but that doesn't mean it will cease its campaign against bigger trucks.
Two key executives from the OmniTracs division of Qualcomm Inc. are leaving the company.
Most of the nation's pagers went silent last week, but the freight apparently kept moving.
Overnite Transportation Co., the nation's largest nonunion less-than-truckload general freight carrier, challenged the Teamsters union to a companywide vote on union repre-sentation.
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn. is suing two more motor carriers, challenging the leasing practices of household goods mover Mayflower Transit and alleging workers' compensation insurance fraud by the Donco Carriers division of Oklahoma City-based Rocor International.
Menlo Logistics announced it has won contracts worth an estimated $1.15 billion over five years to handle a variety of logistics services for six manufacturers, including high tech giants IBM Corp. and Intel Corp.
The Delanco, N.J.-based less-than-truckload carrier announced an initial public offering of 3,800,000 shares of Common Stock.
KONA, HAWAII -- Trucking leaders from two continents gathered for the first-ever U.S.-Japan Freight Transportation Conference here March 19-20.
Innovative Computing Corp., Oklahoma City, Okla., has completed a version of its Innovative Transportation System - ITS -- software that is year-2000 compliant, company officials said. .
In a transaction valued at $97 million, InterTrans Logistics Solutions will become a wholly owned subsidiary of i2 Technologies.
Its new Internet Carrier Suite software - developed in conjunction with IBM - will track carrier availability, schedule truck loads, monitor shipment status and send freight invoices over the Web.
The Haldex Group, a Sweden-based supplier of vehicle components, will purchase brake components manufacturer Midland-Grau Heavy Duty Systems.
As the General Motors strike ended last week, the massive transportation machine that serves the giant automaker prepared to roll again.
Despite strong summer fuel demand, pump prices at truck stops continue to spiral downward. And the trend may not reverse any time soon.