July 2, 2015
Economic Watch: The nation’s unemployment rate fell 0.2 of a percent point in June to 5.3%, its lowest rate since April 2008, while 7,400 jobs were added in the for-hire trucking sector.
July 1, 2015
Private sector employment in June saw its biggest month-over-month improvement since December, the third month-over-month jump in a row.
June 5, 2015
The current trucking employment level is close to its pre-recession peak, while nationwide employers added more jobs during May.
June 3, 2015
Two days before a government report on unemployment is set to be released, a report from a payroll processor shows 201,000 non-farm, private jobs were added in the U.S. during May, the biggest gain since January.
May 18, 2015
First Advantage Fleet Solutions is offering an integrated online employment application and screening product designed for private and for-hire fleets called DOT Direct.
May 8, 2015
Unemployment in the U.S. fell in April, hitting a near seven-year low following weak job additions in the first quarter of the year.
May 6, 2015
Private sector, non-farm employment increased by less than 200,000 jobs in April for the second straight month, according to a new report released Wednesday.
April 3, 2015
The trucking industry lost 6,800 jobs in March-- the first such drop since 2013, according to the latest employment numbers from the Department of Labor.
March 6, 2015
Both the unemployment rate and the number of people without jobs fell in February, according to Labor Department figures released Friday.
March 4, 2015
Employment in the private sector increased again in February, but it was the weakest gain in six months.
February 6, 2015
According to the U.S. Labor Department, 257,000 jobs were added last month, while total jobs gains in December were revised upward to 329,000 from 252,000.
January 9, 2015
Unemployment in the U.S. continued declining in 2014, the best year for job growth since 1999, according to new Labor Department figures. However, wages fell and more people left the labor force.
January 8, 2015
Since the end of the "Great Recession" and the start of a recovery, the U.S. economy has gone through two distinct phases, with the latter being the better, and expectations are things will continue to improve.
January 7, 2015
A new report released ahead of government numbers set to be published Friday shows private sector, nonfarm employment in the U.S. increased by 241,000 jobs from November to December, the biggest gain since June.
December 5, 2014
The number of people who found jobs in November increased dramatically from the month before but the unemployment rate was unchanged, according to U.S. Labor Department numbers released Friday morning.
November 11, 2014
Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics were listed on the 2015 Top 100 Military-Friendly Employer list by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines. It is the fourth straight year the brands have made the list.
November 7, 2014
The unemployment rate in the U.S. fell again in October, dropping to its lowest level since July 2008, according to the U.S. Labor Department. In the same period, for-hire trucking added 3,900 jobs.
November 5, 2014
The U.S. job market continues improving with a new report showing private sector employment increased by 230,000 jobs from September to October, the biggest gain since June.
October 6, 2014
Both the trucking industry and the overall economy added jobs in September, pushing the unemployment rate down below 6% for the first time since July 2008 and hitting its lowest level in six years.
September 5, 2014
New U.S. Labor Department figures released Friday show more jobs were added in August, but the increase failed to continue the pace of more than 200,000 jobs that had been added each of the previous six months.
We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.
The expert, Mark Betner from CITGO, will answer your questions
The expert, Rence Oliphant from Hendrickson, will answer your questions
Eaton Expands Flex Reman Transmission Lineup
ARI Adds Custom Dashboards to Fleet Management System
TruckTech+ Provides Diagnostics to Fleets and Dealers
ALK Adds HOS Manager to PC Miler