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Analysis: How ELDs Could Cut the High Cost of 'Crash Harm'
Analysis: How ELDs Could Cut the High Cost of 'Crash Harm'

November 17, 2017
A pilot study by Oregon State University illustrates the high economic cost of having too few safe places for commercial truck drivers to park and rest —...

Economic Watch: Housing, Industrial Production, E-Commerce Sales Improve
Economic Watch: Housing, Industrial Production, E-Commerce Sales Improve

November 17, 2017
The U.S. housing market improved in October following some ups and downs earlier in the year, while industrial production jumped in part due to increased...

Economic Watch: Retail Sales, Consumer Prices Edge Higher
Economic Watch: Retail Sales, Consumer Prices Edge Higher

November 15, 2017
One of the biggest drivers of the American economy unexpectedly improved again in October, increasing hopes for a strong overall fourth quarter economic...

Spot Truckload Van, Reefer Rates Remain Near Peak Levels
Spot Truckload Van, Reefer Rates Remain Near Peak Levels

November 15, 2017
The availability of spot truckload freight slipped 1.6% and the number of posted trucks rebounded 7.6% for the week ending Nov. 11, according to DAT...

Economic Watch: Estimated 164 Million Hitting Stores Thanksgiving Weekend
Economic Watch: Estimated 164 Million Hitting Stores Thanksgiving Weekend

November 14, 2017
The biggest shopping weekend of the year is right around the corner, and two out of every three Americans are planning to shop or considering shopping...

Economic Watch: Global Growth Expected to Hit 3% in 2018
Economic Watch: Global Growth Expected to Hit 3% in 2018

November 13, 2017
After exceeding expectations in 2017, the global economy is projected to continue its current momentum to generate a 3% growth rate through 2018, according...

Earnings Watch: Daseke Returns to Profitability in Third Quarter
Earnings Watch: Daseke Returns to Profitability in Third Quarter

November 13, 2017
Flatbed and specialized trucking company operator Daseke Inc. moved back into the black during the third quarter after reporting a loss during the same time...

Spot Truckload Market Volume Jumps, Rates Move Higher
Spot Truckload Market Volume Jumps, Rates Move Higher

November 8, 2017
The availability of spot truckload freight gained 4.8% and the number of trucks posted slipped 3.2%, while rates remained unseasonably high, for the week...

For-Hire Freight Level Continues Hitting New Record Highs
For-Hire Freight Level Continues Hitting New Record Highs

November 8, 2017
A measure of the amount of freight moved by the nation’s for-hire transportation industry reached another all-time monthly high in September, according to...

Earnings Watch: Schneider National Profits Hit by Costs, Hurricanes
Earnings Watch: Schneider National Profits Hit by Costs, Hurricanes

November 7, 2017
Trucking giant Schneider National Inc. on Tuesday reported increased costs and severe weather in parts of the country kept its third quarter profit from...

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