TITLE

Trucking market appears to recover

AUTHOR(S)
Schulz, John D.
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);8/25/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 34, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Relates business improvements in the trucking market in the U.S. in 2003. Revenue projection of carrier Pitt Ohio Express for 2003; Impact of the manufacturing sector's performance on the trucking business; Performance of the industrial sector in July 2003.
ACCESSION #
10692735

 

Related Articles

  • The virtual carrier. Huff, Aaron // Commercial Carrier Journal;Nov2004, Vol. 161 Issue 11, p71 

    Deals with the use of web sites as a customer service tool in the trucking industry. Changes to the web site of K&J Trucking; Challenges in developing an interactive web site; Motive of Pitt Ohio Express for developing a web site. INSET: The yellow padlock.

  • It's What's In-Cab that Counts. Morton, Roger // Logistics Today;Aug2006, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p26 

    The article discusses the benefits of in-cab computers and truck monitoring equipment for commercial carriers, private fleet owners and operators. It was able to eliminate paperwork, increase supply chain visibility, and achieve savings that go directly to the bottom line. Western Distributing...

  • Up and coming. Boyce, Clayton // Traffic World;09/21/98, Vol. 255 Issue 12, p7 

    Editorial. Focuses on Pitt Ohio Express, a trucking company in the United States. Information on the company's beginnings; Advantage of the firm's employee development and driver retention programs; Factors that contribute to the firm's financial success.

  • Young and upwardly mobile. Schulz, John D. // Traffic World;09/21/98, Vol. 255 Issue 12, p28 

    Focuses on Pitt Ohio Express as the largest trucking company in Pittsburgh, Ohio. Information on the trucking service of the company; Details on the beginnings of the company; Comments from Charles and Robert Hammel, owners of the company; Information on company's revenue. INSET: Developing a...

  • 'We Have a Recovery'. Schulz, John D. // Traffic World;8/25/2003, Vol. 267 Issue 34, p13 

    Explores the recovery of the trucking industry in the U.S. Impact of recession on the industry; Increase in freight volumes; Financial performance of Pitt Ohio Express Inc. INSET: Judge OKs Rocor Chapter 11.

  • BREAKING BOUNDARIES. Gallagher, John // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);5/4/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 18, p16 

    The article reports on the move of trucking companies to use investments in international supply chains to build stronger links with their biggest customers. The partnership of Pitt Ohio Express and Canadian Freightways has grown to include six less-than-truckload carriers which is billed as the...

  • Growing in the Down East. Gallagher, John // Traffic World;4/28/2008, Vol. 272 Issue 17, p16 

    The article reports on the move of several less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping companies to open networks and services to fight the economy downturn in the U.S. Pitt Ohio Express Inc. teamed with several carriers including Land Air Express, DATS, and Lakeville Motor Express to ease the pain of...

  • Election blues.  // Commercial Motor;5/13/2010, Vol. 212 Issue 5381, p3 

    The article presents author's views on the indifference shown by Great Britain's Transport ministers towards the transport industry. He opines, due to poor image of the transportation industry, very few members of the Parliament (MPs) are inclined to get into it. He asserts, the role of a...

  • Breaking speed barriers. Biederman, David // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);12/25/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 52, p22 

    The article focuses on the expedited services in the trucking industry of the U.S. The expedited services have evolved into a strategic tool for trucking especially now that the operations are being utilized by retailers, pharmaceutical companies and high-value electronics vendors. An overview...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics