October 6, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, Unemployment, Manufacturing, Non-Manufacturing, Construction Spending, Employment
September 2, 2014 - Industry News
U.S. Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in August for the 15th consecutive month, hitting its highest level since March 2011, according to the nation's supply executives.
Tags: Economy, Manufacturing, Construction Spending
June 4, 2014 - Industry News
New orders for manufactured goods were up for the third consecutive month in April, rising 0.7% to $499.8 billion. April was at the highest level since the series was first published on a NAICS basis in 1992 and followed a 1.5 percent March increase.
Tags: Economy, GDP, Manufacturing, Construction Spending
April 1, 2014 - Industry News
Economic activity in the U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in March for the 10th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 58th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.
March 21, 2014 - Industry News
After the strong finish to last year, the construction start statistics have shown lackluster activity during the first two months of 2014, totaling an annual rate $486.7 billion last month.
Tags: Economy, Construction Spending
March 3, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED -- Consumers opened their wallets a little more in January than they did in December, according to new figures from the U.S. Commerce Department.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Spending, Auto Sales, Manufacturing, Construction Spending
February 3, 2014 - Industry News
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in January for the eighth consecutive month, but retreated from levels seen in December, say the nation's supply executives.
January 2, 2014 - Industry News
Economic activity in the nation’s manufacturing sector expanded in December for the seventh consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 55th consecutive month, according to a new report from the nation’s purchasing managers.
Tags: Economy, Manufacturing, Construction Spending, Consumer Confidence
December 2, 2013 - Industry News
UPDATED -- Total construction spending in the United States hit a four and half year high in October, according to U.S. Commerce Department report released on Monday.
Tags: Economy, Durable Goods, Leading Economic Indicators, Construction Spending, Manufacturing
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