July 2, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, Unemployment, Factory Orders, Employment, Factory Shipments
July 1, 2015 - Industry News
Private sector employment in June saw its biggest month-over-month improvement since December, the third month-over-month jump in a row.
Tags: Economy, Manufacturing, Employment
June 5, 2015 - Industry News
The current trucking employment level is close to its pre-recession peak, while nationwide employers added more jobs during May.
Tags: Economy, Unemployment, Employment
June 3, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Economy, Non-Manufacturing, Employment
May 8, 2015 - Industry News
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 - Industry News
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 - Industry News
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.
Tags: ATA, Department of Labor, Employment
March 6, 2015 - Industry News
Both the unemployment rate and the number of people without jobs fell in February, according to Labor Department figures released Friday.
March 4, 2015 - Industry News
Employment in the private sector increased again in February, but it was the weakest gain in six months.
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.
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.
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.
August 28, 2014 - Industry News
Boyd Bros. Transportation announced a new pay increase for its drivers.
Tags: Driver Pay, Boyd Bros. Transportation, Employment, 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
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