October 1, 2006
Industry experts look at the economy and trucking.
August 11, 2006
By controlling specific factors of high-profit performance, a typical distributor can increase profits annually by 5 percent or $300,000, concludes the 2006 National Truck Equipment Association’s (NTEA) Distributor Profit Report.
December 15, 2005
The American Trucking Associations has revised the trucking industry's 2004 fuel costs and projected an increase in the amount it will spend on fuel in 2005.
November 30, 2005
For the second consecutive month, the American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.3 percent.
October 4, 2005
New orders for manufactured goods in August increased $9.7 billion or 2.5 percent to $395.2 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday.
September 28, 2005
American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.8 percent in August after contracting a revised 0.5 percent in July
September 21, 2005
Seaman Corp., Wooster, Ohio, said it has raised prices on all polyester and nylon products sold to all industrial and engineered markets.
September 7, 2005
The American Trucking Associations Wednesday revised the trucking industry’s projected fuel costs for 2005 in light of the energy impact caused by Hurricane Katrina and the Energy Information Administration’s newly released fuel price forecast.
July 28, 2005
The Bureau of Transportation Statistic announced Thursday that trade using surface transportation between the U.S. and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners Canada and Mexico rose 8.9% in May 2005 from May 2004 to a total of $57.9 billion
July 26, 2005
Heavy-duty natural gas powered vehicles (NGVs) that meet strict emissions standards are more cost-effective to own, operate and maintain over their lifetime than comparable diesel powered vehicles when the price of crude oil is more than $31 per barre
According to the current Driver Labor Market Indicators Report published monthly by FTR Associates, the number of people available to be hired into the trucking industry fell slightly in June
June 27, 2005
The American Trucking Assns.' for-hire Truck Tonnage Index released on Monday rose 0.7% for May as tonnage volumes increased slightly. The increase marked the first sequential rise in tonnage volumes since January
June 23, 2005
Crude oil prices soared to a record $60 a barrel Thursday, and stocks tumbled after FedEx Corp. said high fuel prices will hurt profits
June 14, 2005
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said it is operating close to full capacity and has little power to lower refined oil product prices -- particularly diesel -- on open world markets
June 9, 2005
According to the Reuters news agency, DaimlerChrysler expects a truck boom in the key U.S. market to continue until at least 2007
June 8, 2005
MarketWatch reported yesterday that trucking stocks fell as broker Bear Stearns predicted slower growth, an increase in capacity and higher costs
June 6, 2005
For the first time, trucks account for more than half of all vehicle fuel consumed in the U.S., according to a new stud
June 1, 2005
The American Trucking Associations said its advanced seasonally adjusted for-hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.9 percent in Apri
May 25, 2005
The American Trucking Assns. said Wednesday that the long-haul, heavy-duty truck transportation industry in the United States is experiencing a national shortage of 20,000 drivers
May 18, 2005
FTR Associates, Nashville, Ind., said Wednesday that driver availability continues to be a problem for many fleets
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