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Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Pacer’s 3Q Profit Declines

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Transportation and third-party logistics firm Pacer International’s third-quarter profit fell 27% from a year ago, the company said.

Transport Topics
October 31, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Hill Says to Expect Announcement on HOS Revisions in Late November

ORLANDO, Fla. — John Hill, head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, told Transport Topics he expects to issue guidance on the agency’s revisions to the hours-of-service rule in late November.

October 30, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety

Kitty Hawk Ceases Operations; Lays Off 500 Workers

Air cargo transporter Kitty Hawk Inc. said it and its subsidiaries will immediately cease all scheduled network air and ground operations, though will continue to operate air cargo charter operations.

Transport Topics
October 30, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Letters to the Editor: Hours of Service, Border Debate, I-80 Tolls, Diesel Prices

I have always found it amazing in my 20 years in this industry that the federal and state governments try to pigeonhole every driver into the same rules.

October 30, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Trucking Faces Challenges, ATA Says

ORLANDO, Fla. — Trucking executives going through a recession in their industry heard predictions that more hard times for them lay ahead in politics and the economy, but remained optimistic and prepared to take an active role in shaping their future.

October 29, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

ATA to Push Climate Initiative

ORLANDO, Fla. — Executives with American Trucking Associations endorsed a program aimed at tying several key trucking-industry issues to growing political concern about global warming.

October 29, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Kuntz Increases Drumbeat for More Road Funding

ORLANDO, Fla. — Four months into his term as chairman of American Trucking Associations, Ray Kuntz said the nation’s inadequate highway infrastructure is worse than he had thought and that long-term highway leases to private companies are not a solution.

October 29, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel, Logistics

Graves Urges Industry to Lead on Warming, Highway Issues

ORLANDO, Fla. — ATA President Bill Graves challenged industry leaders to move aggressively to lead the national debate on climate change, linking truck emission reductions to higher fuel consumption and the need for greater trucking productivity to alleviate congestion.

October 29, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

September Truck Tonnage Declines 2.3%, ATA Says

American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index for September declined 2.3% from a year ago, ATA said.

Transport Topics
October 26, 2007
Business, Safety

Mack, Michelin Continue to Sponsor Share the Road Program in 2008

ORLANDO, Fla. — Mack Trucks said it will once again be the primary sponsor for American Trucking Associations’ Share the Road program in 2008.

Transport Topics
October 26, 2007

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