Sales of Class 8 trucks continued on a lackluster annual pace in March, even though March sales were up 32.1 percent over February.
WASHINGTON — The February Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 1.5 percent from January to 126.4, an all-time high according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)
WASHINGTON — Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports should continue to see strong increases throughout the spring and summer as the nation’s economy improves, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for February took a positive step, moving up about 2.5 points from January to a reading of 5.11.
PHOENIX — Knight Transportation and Swift Transportation Co. Monday said their boards of directors have unanimously approved a merger of Knight and Swift in an all-stock transaction that will create the industry's largest full truckload company.
WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added just 98,000 jobs last month, the fewest in a year, though the unemployment rate fell to a nearly seven-year low of 4.5 percent.