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SkyBitz, Stemco to Offer Mileage Readings for Trailer-Tracking System

Trailer-tracking technology maker SkyBitz Inc. and has teamed with Stemco LP to offer mileage readings in conjunction with real-time trailer tracking for commercial fleets and trailer leasing companies, the two said Monday.

February 5, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel

EPA Boosts Enforcement of ULSD Labeling Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency said it has increased enforcement of its fuel-pump labeling rule after finding that the majority of retail diesel pumps it tested did not display ultra-low-sulfur-diesel labels, even though they were dispensing ULSD.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
February 5, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety

Air Cargo Shipments Decline in December, Rise for Year

Air cargo shipments fell in December, led by a decline in domestic shipments, but they climbed for the year, the Air Transport Association said Friday.

February 2, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Ryder System’s Fourth-Quarter, Full-Year Income Rise

Ryder System’s fourth-quarter profit rose 12% to $65.8 million or $1.08 cents a share, from $58.8 million or 92 cents a year earlier.

February 2, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Patriot Transportation’s Fiscal 1Q Income Improves

Patriot Transportation Holding reported net income of $2.2 million or 69 cents a share for its fiscal first quarter, up from $1.9 million or 62 cents a year earlier.

February 2, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Florida Storms Cause Accidents, Wreak Havoc in State

Big thunderstorms and tornadoes blew through central Florida Friday, killing as many as 19 people and causing accidents on interstates, including one that tossed a tractor-trailer airborne, news reports said.

February 2, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Technology, Equipment

Saia Buys Wisconsin LTL Carrier for $2.5 Million

Less-than-truckload carrier Saia Inc. said Thursday it has acquired Wisconsin-based LTL company Madison Freight Systems for about $2.5 million.

February 1, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

ISM Manufacturing Index Shows Contraction in January

The Institute for Supply Management’s January manufacturing index showed a contraction, as factories reined in orders to trim inventories, ISM said Thursday.

February 1, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Landstar System’s Fourth-Quarter Income Declines

Truckload carrier Landstar System’s fourth-quarter net income fell to $28.7 million or 50 cents a share, from $41.8 million or 70 cents a year earlier.

February 1, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Security & Safety Briefs — Jan. 25 - Jan. 31

TSA Awards TWIC Contract to Lockheed Martin • Canada Passes Border Security Bill • Railroads to Get More Safety Scrutiny • EU Customs Chief Criticizes Cargo-Screening Measure

January 31, 2007

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