February 6, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, Unemployment, Employment
January 9, 2015 - Industry News
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 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, Research, FTR, GDP, Unemployment, Housing, Employment
January 7, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, Employment
December 5, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, Unemployment, Factory Orders, Employment, Factory Shipments
November 11, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Penske Logistics, Penske Truck Leasing, Veterans, Veterans Day, Employment
November 7, 2014 - Industry News
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 - Industry News
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 - 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 5, 2014 - Industry News
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.
September 4, 2014 - Industry News
Private sector employment increased in August from July by 204,000 jobs, according to the August National Employment Report from ADP released on Thursday. This marks the fifth straight month of employment gains above the 200,000 mark.
Tags: Economy, Non-Manufacturing, Employment
August 28, 2014 - Industry News
Boyd Bros. Transportation announced a new pay increase for its drivers.
Tags: Driver Pay, Boyd Bros. Transportation, Employment, Fleets, Flatbeds
August 1, 2014 - Industry News
The number of jobs created in the U.S. posted its sixth straight month of being above the 200,000 mark in July but the number was softer than the previous month’s level.
Tags: Economy, Unemployment, Manufacturing, Employment
July 30, 2014 - Industry News
The U.S. economy surged in the second quarter of the year, bouncing back from its worst performance in five years, according to new U.S. Commerce Department figures.
Tags: Economy, GDP, Unemployment, Employment
July 10, 2014 - Industry News
In an effort to match up available jobs in trucker with prospective candidates, the Iowa Motor Truck Association has created and launched an interactive jobs board specific to the trucking industry.
Tags: drivers, Iowa, Employment
June 6, 2014 - Industry News
Four consecutive +200k monthly non-farm payroll reports is impressive, but it will take more than headline improvement to thrust the economy above current trend growth. Employment gains thus far have not yet led to wage pressures. Without adequate income growth, the consumer remains limited in spending capacity, which is restraining near-term growth prospects.
Tags: Economy, GDP, Employment
May 29, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED -- The broadest measure of American economic health shows it throttled back in the first quarter of the year, according to the U.S. Commerce Department.
May 2, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED -- Numbers released Friday by the U.S. Labor Department show 288,000 jobs were added, the most since January 2012, with the unemployment rate falling to 6.3% from 6.7% in March.
Tags: Economy, Unemployment, Employment, Factory Shipments, Factory Orders, Auto Sales
April 30, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED -- The American economy picked up very little steam in the first quarter of the year, recording its weakest reading since the fourth quarter of 2012, according to a new U.S. Commerce Department report released Wednesday.
Tags: Economy, GDP, Employment, ADP
April 10, 2014 - Industry News
The number of Americans filing first-time jobless claims in the U.S. for the week ending April 5 posted its largest weekly decline since December 2012 with the lowest level of claims hit since March 2007.
Tags: Economy, Unemployment, Employment, Federal Reserve
April 2, 2014 - Industry News
Private sector employment in the U.S. increased by 191,000 jobs from February to March, according to the March ADP National Employment Report released Wednesday.
Tags: Economy, Consumer Spending, Factory Orders, Employment, Factory Shipments
March 20, 2014 - Industry News
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission have co-published two technical assistance documents explaining how the agencies' respective laws apply to background checks performed for employment purposes.
Tags: drivers, Regulations, Background Checks, Fleets, Employment
March 7, 2014 - Industry News
Employers added 175,000 jobs in February, better than the previous two months, according to new U.S. Labor Department figures.
March 5, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED -- Private sector employment increased by 139,000 jobs from January to February, according to the National Employment Report released Wednesday by the payroll management services provider ADP.
Tags: Economy, Non-Manufacturing, Employment, Federal Reserve
February 5, 2014 - Industry News
Private sector employment increased by 175,000 jobs from December to January, according to new report released Wednesday from the payroll service provider ADP.
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