Heavy-duty truck sales in July posted the best total of the year, improving 7.8 percent from June and a healthy 27.8 percent from the year before.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — All signs continue to point to an economy in recovery, says the latest release of the Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index. The July PCI climbed 1.7 percent after dropping 1.9 percent in June.
The latest Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates projects 2010 volume to hit 14.5 million containers for a 15 percent annual increase.
WASHINGTON — The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) rose 0.2 percent in June from its May level, rising after one monthly decline, the U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported Wednesday.
COLUMBUS, Ind. — A strong rebound in net margins for publicly traded truckload companies in the second calendar quarter is expected to fuel continued improvement in demand for heavy-duty vehicles and trailers, according to the market analysts at ACT Research Co. (ACT).
WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit surged in June to the highest level since October 2008 and imports of foreign consumer goods hit an all-time high. But U.S. exports faltered, representing a setback for American manufacturers.