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July 28, 2015

Cummins Profit Increases 6%, Paccar Jumps 40%

Truck engine manufacturer Cummins increased both second quarter revenue and net income, while truck and engine maker Paccar reported record quarterly net income.

July 27, 2015

Swift Profit Jumps More Than 20%

Truckload giant Swift Transportation increased its second quarter profit by more than 20% from a year ago despite an overall downturn in revenue.

July 27, 2015

Accuride Increases Second Quarter Profit

Truck component manufacturer Accuride achieved record profitability in the second quarter of the year and a big improvement from the first quarter.

July 27, 2015

Economic Watch: Durable Goods Rebound, Still Down for 2015

New orders and shipments for manufactured durable goods rebounded in June following two straight monthly drops, while business investment also turned around, according to the Commerce Department.

July 24, 2015

Economic Watch: New Home Sales Plummet, Manufacturing Rebounds

Sales of newly built, single-family homes in the U.S. dropped 6.8% in June from the previous month but are still up 18% over last year.

July 24, 2015

Universal Truckload Services Profit Drops Slightly

The asset-light freight transportation and logistics provider Universal Truckload Services reported second quarter net income of $13.3 million, down just slightly from $13.6 million a year earlier.

July 23, 2015

Earnings Watch: Daimler, Landstar Profit Moves Higher; Dana's Declines

Earnings season continued on Thursday, with results reported by the world’s largest truck manufacturer along with results from one component supplier and a major owner-operator trucking company.

July 23, 2015

Economic Watch: Leading Indicators Post Solid Gain

A measure of where the American economy is headed in the next three to six months increased again, according to figures released on Thursday.

July 22, 2015

Knight, Covenant Report Higher Profits

Earnings Watch: Two primarily truckload carriers, Knight and Covenant, saw higher profits in the second quarter, but lawsuit-related expenses kept Knight from reporting more.

July 22, 2015

Existing Home Sales Leap; Industrial Production Revised Downward

Economic Watch: Existing-home sales increased in June to their highest pace in over eight years, according to figures released Wednesday by the National Association of Realtors, while a separate report shows post-recession industrial production levels are not as strong as earlier thought.

July 21, 2015

Earnings Lower for Forward Air, Hub Group, Rush Enterprises

Two freight transportation providers, Forward Air and Hub Group, along with dealer group Rush Enterprises, saw second quarter earnings drop.

July 20, 2015

Werner Profit 24% Higher Than Year Ago

Truckload and logistics provider Werner Enterprises reported record profit for the second quarter of the year on slightly lower revenue as it continues to make progress in implementing rate increases.

July 19, 2015

North America Helps Drive Volvo Profit Higher

The parent to Volvo Trucks North America, Sweden’s Volvo Group, saw its second quarter net income double from a year ago, due in part to increased North American sales.

July 19, 2015

Housing Market Greatly Improved

Conditions for the U.S. housing market look better than they have in years, according to two reports released late last week.

July 19, 2015

J.B. Hunt Profit Inches Higher in Second Quarter

J.B. Hunt Friday announced an increase in its second quarter 2015 net earnings to $103.4 million, or diluted earnings per share of 88 cents.

July 19, 2015

Economic Watch: Inflation Positive, Consumer Confidence Down

Consumer prices increased in June from the month before, in positive territory for the first time this year, according to the U.S. Labor Department. A separate report shows consumers' feeling about the economy a just a little less hot than earlier.

July 16, 2015

Freight Shipment, Expenditure Levels Mixed

The amount of freight moved and how much shippers paid recovered somewhat in June in the U.S., but both are below levels from a year ago, according to the latest Cass Freight Index report.

July 15, 2015

Truckload Linehaul Rates Improve, Intermodal Slides

A measure of base linehaul truckload rates show increases last month while intermodal rates fell for the sixth straight month, according to reports released Wednesday.

July 15, 2015

Economic Watch: Wholesale Prices, Industrial Production Rise

Wholesale prices advanced 0.4% in June, according to the U.S. Labor Department, more than many analysts were expecting.

July 14, 2015

Retail Sales Drop Surprises Analysts

Economic Watch: Retail sales in the U.S. eased up in June, according to a new Commerce Department report, while previous month's figures were revised lower.


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