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ATA Names New America’s Road Team for 2007-2008

American Trucking Associations Wednesday named the members of the 2007-2008 America’s Road Team, an elite group of drivers who have driven millions of miles safely and will serve as trucking ambassadors for the next two years.

January 17, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Con-way, APL Logistics Expand Asian Port Service

Con-way Freight and APL Logistics said Wednesday they are adding four new Asian ports to the OceanGuaranteed less-than-container-load cargo service to the United States they started last summer.

January 17, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Mullen Group Income Fund Co-CEO Steps Down

Canadian transportation firm Mullen Group Income Fund’s co-chief executive officer, Pat Powell, tendered his resignation, the company said late Tuesday.

January 17, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

Opinion: 4-Wheel Drivers Also Need Safety Training

Click here to write a Letter to the Editor. As I review crash-related death and injury reports year after year, I am astounded by the tolerance of the American people for the mayhem on our highways. In 2005, an average of some 119 people died each day in motor vehicle crashes — one every 12 minutes — for a total of 43,443 people.

January 17, 2007
Business, Government, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Letter to the Editor: Trade Support and Security

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is developing a commercial trade processing system — the Automated Commercial Environment — designed to facilitate legitimate cross-border trade while strengthening border security.

January 17, 2007
Business, Technology, Government, Safety

Congress Takes Action on Bills to Improve Cargo Security

In their first days as Congress’ new majority, Democrats on Capitol Hill introduced legislation calling for greater cargo screening and tracking of hazardous materials shipments.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
January 17, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

YRC Management Unit to Oversee Yellow, Roadway Brands

Less-than-truckload carrier YRC Worldwide, formerly Yellow Roadway Corp., said Monday it created a new management structure to oversee its Yellow Transportation and Roadway brands.

January 16, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Big Storm Dumps Ice on Roads from Plains Through Northeast

A big winter ice storm hit states from Texas through the Northeast over the long weekend, making roads hazardous and knocking out power, news services reported.

January 16, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

Stricter Emission Rules Require New Oils, Lubricants

A major challenge facing the trucking industry as it copes with tighter emission standards from the Environmental Protection Agency is choosing the right type of oil to ensure that engines continue to perform to their maximum capability.

Tarun Reddy | Staff Reporter
January 16, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

Technology Briefs — Jan. 9 - Jan. 16

DHL to Use Wi-Fi in U.S. Network • Grasses Touted as Potential Ethanol Source • Port of Tacoma Develops Container Yard Software • Louisiana Adds 511 Road-Info Service • And more...

January 16, 2007

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