ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 4.3 percent in June, following a 6.9 percent gain during May. In June, the index equaled 138.5 (2000=100), down from 144.7 in May.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Landstar System gave away a new rig in the Landstar All-Star Truck Giveaway powered by Comdata and Western Star.
WACO, Texas — Texas-based Central Freight Lines has announced its newest division for owner-operator teams called the Expedited Elite Fleet.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks North America last month celebrated the opening of its new Volvo Trucks Customer Center at its New River Valley facility in Dublin, Virginia.
PHOENIX — In recognition of the company’s 50 years as a full truckload carrier, Swift Transportation Co. has launched Edge, a proprietary leadership development program designed to incubate Swift leaders.
Class 8 truck sales in June were up 6.5 percent over May, the second consecutive month that sales have posted a gain as May’s sales were up 17.5 percent over April.