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Business, Safety, Government

Bill Offering Safety Tax Credit Praised

A bill introduced in the House of Representatives that would give trucking fleets a 50% tax credit for investing in safety technologies has won praise from transportation and safety officials, but they acknowledged the legislation likely faces an uphill battle.

October 24, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Ryder’s Third-Quarter Earnings Improve

Trucking and logistics firm Ryder System said Wednesday its third-quarter profit rose, as its supply chain unit showed improvement.

October 24, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

TransForce Reports Lower Third-Quarter Earnings

Canadian transportation firm TransForce Income Fund said Wednesday its third-quarter earnings declined, due in part to a slowdown in truck volumes.

October 24, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Ryder’s Third-Quarter Earnings Improve

Trucking and logistics firm Ryder System said Wednesday its third-quarter profit rose, as its supply chain unit showed improvement.

October 24, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

House Passes Rail Safety Bill

The House passed legislation last week that would require the Secretary of Transportation to develop a long-term strategy for improving railroad safety.

October 24, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Iteris Reports Improved 2Q Earnings

Iteris Inc., which makes lane-departure warning systems for the trucking industry, said late Tuesday its second-quarter profit improved from a year ago.

October 23, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety

Forward Air’s Third-Quarter Profit Declines

Forward Air Corp., a contractor to the air cargo industry, said its third-quarter profit fell 15% to $10.8 million or 36 cents a share, from $12.7million or 41 cents a year ago.

October 23, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety

Forward Air’s Third-Quarter Profit Declines

Forward Air Corp., a contractor to the air cargo industry, said its third-quarter profit fell 15% to $10.8 million or 36 cents a share, from $12.7million or 41 cents a year ago.

October 23, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

HOS, Driver Shortage Top Trucking’s Concerns

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Hours-of-service rules and a shortage of truck drivers top the list in a new survey of more than 5,000 trucking industry executives, the American Transportation Research Institute said Monday.

October 22, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

General Freight to Use TMWSuite

Third-party logistics firm General Freight Systems said it will begin using the TMWSuite software platform as part of a companywide technology upgrade.

October 22, 2007

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