The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, reached an all-time monthly high in September, 0.2 percent higher than the previous highest level reached one month earlier in August, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS).
WASHINGTON — Influenced by an increase in fuel taxes in California, the average on-highway price of a gallon of diesel increased 6.3 cents to $2.882 for the week ending November 6, according to the Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy.
Both ACT Research and FTR, the two giant publishers of commercial vehicle data, reported positive outcomes in truck orders for October.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Truckload Carriers Association, in conjunction with the Motor Carrier Insurance Education Foundation (MCIEF), has released a new certification program dedicated to strengthening operations.
LEWISTON, Idaho — Kenworth Sales Co. recently unveiled the $4.95 million remodeling and expansion of its Lewiston, Idaho, dealership at a grand re-opening celebration with more than 200 customers, company representatives and community leaders in attendance.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) took a significant hit in August, dropping to a -6.7 reading, primarily because of short-term fuel cost increases caused by Hurricane Harvey disruptions.