February 5, 2016
While some recent reports have raised questions about the health of the nation’s economy, the latest one shows unemployment has fallen to its lowest level in eight years.
February 4, 2016
Orders and shipments of factory-made goods were down in a report out Thursday, but earlier reports based on more recent activity indicates conditions may be on the verge of brightening.
January 8, 2016
Job creation in the U.S. surged in the final month of 2015, per a Labor Department report released Friday, as for-hire trucking employment hit a new record level.
January 6, 2016
Shipments of manufactured goods in the U.S. increased slightly in November, according to a new and full government report, while new orders posted its third decline in the last four months.
December 22, 2015
When a motor carrier receives an inquiry into a current or former driver’s drug and alcohol testing history, what specifically is the company required to release?
December 10, 2015
The huge fleet says it is increasing its workforce and expanding its corporate headquarters in Lowell, Ark.
December 4, 2015
The U.S. economy continued adding jobs in November as trucking employment turned around from the month before, while a separate report on manufacturing was only somewhat positive for the industry.
November 13, 2015
While a recent good unemployment report led some to speculate the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at year-end, new numbers released Friday remind us there's more to the equation.
October 2, 2015
Despite a booming construction sector, the latest reports on jobs and manufacturing have some concerned that the U.S. economy is losing some of its steam.
September 30, 2015
Private sector employment increased by 200,000 jobs from August to September, according to a new report from the payroll processor ADP, but manufacturing lost jobs.
September 4, 2015
August employment numbers show a 700-job gain for the trucking industry, while unemployment dropped to its lowest level since April 2008.
September 2, 2015
The employment picture in the U.S. continues to improve but the manufacturing sector is fighting to show better signs of life.
August 7, 2015
As for-hire trucking employment hit its highest level in more than eight years, total non-farm employment in the U.S. increased by 215,000 jobs while the unemployment rate remained unchanged.
August 5, 2015
Even as service sector growth surged in July, a lackluster employment report is leading to more speculation on whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at its September meeting.
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.
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