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  • Universal 2Q Income Slips to $13.6 Million
    Universal Truckload Services Inc. reported second-quarter net income declined to $13.6 million, or 45 cents per share, compared with $14.2 million, or  47 cents per share, a year ago.
  • Nancy Bailey, Longtime Editor At Transport Topics, Dies at 68
    Nancy Coe Bailey, a longtime editor for Transport Topics Publishing Group, died July 4 after an extended illness. She was 68.
  • Swift Transportation Net Dips 19%
    Swift Transportation Co. said net income slipped 19% to $40.2 million, hurt by weaker profit margins at its dedicated and refrigerated units.
  • FMCSA, OSHA to Work Together on Coercion Claims
    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at strengthening coordination between the agencies in investigating truck driver safety, coercion and retaliation complaints against motor carriers.
  • Echo Reports Higher Second-Quarter Income
    Echo Global Logistics' first-quarter net income rose 2.9% to $4.2 million, or 18 cents per share, from $4.1 million, or 18 cents per share.
  • FMCSA Sued Over Information in Driver Inspection Reports
    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has "intentionally or willfully" improperly disseminated truck-driver inspection reports that contain references to violations not classified as "serious driver-related safety violations," according to a lawsuit filed by six independent owner-operator truck drivers.
  • US-Nafta Trade Up 5.4% in May
    U.S.-Nafta trade in May increased 5.4% over the same period a year ago, aided by continued reliance on trucking, according to TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
  • Covenant's Net Income Rises to $3.8 Million
    Covenant Transportation Group reported its second-quarter net income doubled to $3.8 million, or 25 cents per share, from $1.9 million, or 13 cents, a year ago.
  • Court Approves OOIDA-C.R. England Settlement
    A Utah U.S. District Court judge has approved a settlement requiring motor carrier C.R. England to pay a class of independent-contractor truck drivers $3 million in damages and attorney fees for alleged "truth-in-leasing" violations.
  • Caterpillar's Profit Rises to $999 Million
    Heavy-equipment maker Caterpillar Inc.'s second-quarter profit rose to $999 million, or $1.57 a share, from $960 million, or $1.45 a year ago, but sales declined.
  • Knight's 2Q Income Rises 36%
    Knight Transportation's second-quarter earnings rose 36% to $25.8 million, or 31 cents per share on higher demand.

The Clinton Legacy…

The Clinton Legacy RECORDS SET

- The only president ever impeached on grounds of personal malfeasance – Most number of convictions and guilty pleas by friends and associates* – Most number of cabinet officials to come under criminal investigation – Most number of witnesses to flee country or refuse to testify – Most number of [...]

Algonite, The Religion of Man-made Global Warming…

I think we need to come up with a name for Al Gore’s religion of man-made global warming. Trucker Tom to the rescue!!! Al Gore’s religion shall henceforth be known as “Algonite.” The followers of this religion shall be called “Algonites.”

Of course Al Gore is the self-proclaimed prophet, guru and high priest (or [...]

VMware Fusion…

After hearing about it on a podcast, yesterday I downloaded a program for Mac OS/X called VMware Fusion Mac. I must say I’m VERY impressed with it’s ability to run Windows inside of Mac OS/X in a virtual machine software environment. VMware Fusion does everything the Parallels program does, but does it with less hassle [...]

Tryphorgettin…

This is Hillary-ous!!!! A geat example of parody…

Zoom H2 Digital Audio Recorder…

While I was at the Podcast & New Media Expo my friends Chris Marquardt, Michael Dell and I stopped by the fabulous Sam Ash music store in Ontario Mills Mall in Ontario, California. Chris and I each ended up buying a Zoom H2 Handy Recorder. These are absolutely amazing digital audio recorders. The built-in stereo [...]

AirPort Extreme…

I just purchased an Apple AirPort Extreme WiFi router. I must say I’m very impressed with it — it’s an amazing device with great features and very solid performance. Here’s the link to a video of me unboxing it:

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