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
October 28, 2013 - Industry News
Industrial production in the United States increased in September, posting its biggest gain in seven months. This follows a report Friday showing shipments of manufactured durable goods hit their highest level on record going back to 1992 -- but consumer confidence took a nosedive.
Tags: Economy, Freight, Industrial Production, Durable Goods, Consumer Sentiment
September 26, 2013 - Industry News
Growth for the nation’s economy picked up dramatically in the second quarter of the year with the gross domestic product increasing at an annual rate of 2.5%.
Tags: Economy, Freight, GDP, Durable Goods, Manufacturing, Home Sales
September 5, 2013 - Industry News
Shipment of factory orders in July increased while new orders fell, according to a new Commerce Department report. Overall shipments saw their second hike in the past three months, but durable goods shipments fell slightly.
Tags: Economy, Durable Goods, Manufacturing, Factory Orders
July 26, 2013 - Industry News
While American’s are split on how President Obama is handling the economy, the latest numbers out show things are decidedly on the upswing, with increasing consumer confidence, rising home prices and steady job gains.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Confidence, Durable Goods
July 2, 2013 - Industry News
Shipments and new orders for manufactured goods in the United States both headed higher in May, according to a new U.S. Commerce Department report, easing earlier fears this important sector to trucking and the economy might be in for tougher times.
Tags: Economy, Durable Goods, Manufacturing
June 25, 2013 - Industry News
The first look by the federal government at orders and shipments of manufactured durable goods in May shows conditions continue improving. More good news came from the housing sector and in consumer confidence.
Tags: Economy, Housing, Durable Goods, Consumer Confidence
May 24, 2013 - Industry News
A first look one economic indicator shows improvement in one area of durable goods while conditions lag in another – but some analysts say this part of U.S. economy continues to improve.
Tags: Economy, Durable Goods, Home Sales
April 24, 2013 - Industry News
The government’s first look at shipments and new orders for manufactured durable goods in the U.S. during March shows mixed performance.T he U.S. Commerce Department reports shipments increased in March from the month before by 0.4% to $230 billion. This is the highest level on record, going back to 1992.
Tags: Economy, Durable Goods
April 2, 2013 - Industry News
A new full report from the U.S. Commerce Department shows factory goods shipments and orders are continuing a nearly non-interrupted streak of increases, which combined with other evidence bodes well for the near future of trucking.
Tags: Economy, Durable Goods, Manufacturing, construction
March 26, 2013 - Industry News
Shipments and orders of manufactured durable goods, increased in February according to numbers released today from the U.S. Commerce Department, while home sales slid and consumer confidence fell in March.
Tags: Economy, Housing, Durable Goods, Manufacturing, Consumer Confidence
March 6, 2013 - Industry News
A new government report on U.S. manufactured shipments and orders for February is the latest in a recent string of economic numbers that sound worse than they really are.
February 27, 2013 - Industry News
Shipments of manufactured durable goods fell in January, according to a new advance report released by the U.S. Commerce Department. The 1.2% decline from the month before is the first drop in four months.
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