If American Trucking Associations Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Bob Costello could have communicated a thumbs-up to journalists listening in to ATA’s freight forecast conference call July 19, it wouldn’t have been much different from what he said.
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.