Yellow Roadway Corporation Raises Second Quarter 2004 EPS Guidance

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Yellow Roadway Corporation (Nasdaq: YELL) increased its outlook for second quarter 2004 earnings per share to $.85 - $.90. Previously, the company provided earnings guidance of $.70 - $.75 per share for the second quarter.
"All our business units continue to perform very well," said Bill Zollars, Chairman, President and CEO of Yellow Roadway. "The improvement in our second quarter earnings outlook is being driven by excellent execution along with favorable economic conditions." Read More at RoadDrivers.Com

Supreme Court Fails Working Families, Sets Path for Border to Open to Unsafe Trucks

(Washington, DC) - The United States Supreme Court today set back efforts by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Union and its allies to keep unsafe, unregulated Mexican trucks off our nation’s highways. By overturning a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, this opinion clears the path for the Bush Administration to allow Mexican trucks to travel throughout the United States.

“By allowing the Bush Administration to move forward with its plan to open the border, this decision represents a setback for all who advocate for safe roads, clean air, and a secure America,” said Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa. “The Administration’s ongoing push to open the border not only demonstrates a gross disregard for highway safety and the environment—it belies the President’s continued disregard for the health and welfare of Latino families living in the border region.” Read More at RoadDrivers.Com