Odds And Ends Trivia Number 1

On November 30, 1956 Consolidated Freightways asked the ICC for permission to acquire Bell Lines, Inc. of Charleston, West Virginia. CF had targeted several companies in the 1950’s to acquire in an effort to establish a coast to coast system. The ICC turned down the request, but in 1970 Bell Lines was acquired by Smith’s… Continue reading Odds And Ends Trivia Number 1

New Articles Coming on Pre-Deregulation Companies

I recently received some research materials concerning trucking companies that existed before the Interstate Commerce Commission began regulating the trucking industry. As many of my readers have discovered, some number of applications for authority were declined in the earliest years between 1936 to 1940. A pen individual would have to provide proof that they were… Continue reading New Articles Coming on Pre-Deregulation Companies