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James Van Zoeren

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James Van Zoeren, the head ...
www.truckstopusa.com, 31 Aug 2008 [cached]
James Van Zoeren, the head of Alvan Motor Freight, said in a press release that the company was quickly becoming a dinosaur.
"Our ability to compete with much larger carriers than ourselves was becoming compromised, said Van Zoeren."Our costs were higher, and we were struggling to keep up on a technological basis."
Van Zoeren also said the company was hurt by a three-month strike at American Axle, which deprived Alvan of a lot of freight.
Current Trucking Industry News: TruckingInfo.com : Your Source for Trucking Information and News
www.truckinginfo.com, 5 Sept 2006 [cached]
"The OPS-1 system delivers a very clear, easy-to-measure return on investment," said James Van Zoeren, president and chief operating officer of Alvan Motor Freight.
GLG News Analyses by John Schulz - Gerson Lehrman Group
www.glgroup.com [cached]
Alvan President and CEO James Van Zoeren called it "the worst day of my business career."The principal beneficiary could be YRC Worldwide unit Holland, another Michigan-based carrier and the largest unit of YRC Regional.Con-way Central, a unit of Con-way Inc., also figures to be a winner in this fallout.
Analysis: There's no cheering today in Kalamazoo, Mich. Venerable Alvan Motor Freight, a Teamster-covered carrier based in Kalamazoo, is ceasing operations after a 67-year run.Alvan President and CEO James Van Zoeren said it all when it called it "the worst day of my business career."Alvan was victimized by the brutal operating environment facing all U.S. motor carriers, and a few problems specific to Alvan.Among the general problems:1. The more than 200 percent run-up in diesel fuel prices in the past four years with diesel currently topping $4.80 a gallon.2. The depressed U.S. manufacturing economy, specifically housing and autos, which is hurting all truckers.3. Overcapacity in the trucking industry, despite significant closings and reduction in capacity by existing carriers.
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As CEO Van Zoeren put it, "A number of problems outside our control have overwhelmed us to the point where we were left with little choice."
Alvan Motor Freight to Outfit Entire Fleet of Line-Haul Vehicles with Oil Purification Systems' OPS-1 Oil Refiner System: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance
biz.yahoo.com, 29 Aug 2006 [cached]
"The OPS-1 system delivers a very clear, easy-to-measure return on investment," said James Van Zoeren, president and chief operating officer of Alvan Motor Freight.
Oil Purification Systems
www.oilpursys.com, 29 Aug 2006 [cached]
"The OPS-1™ system delivers a very clear, easy-to-measure return on investment," said James Van Zoeren, president and chief operating officer of Alvan Motor Freight.
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