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.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Vigillo has updated its CSA 2010 Scorecard with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Adminstration’s recently announced methodology changes, the company said Wednesday. Vigillo customers can now view their new scores prior to the scheduled FMCSA projected viewing date of Aug. 16.
WASHINGTON — Worker productivity dropped this spring for the first time in more than a year, a sign that companies may need to step up hiring if they hope to grow.
WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America LLC, which operates the TA and Petro brands, reported a $16 million improvement for the second quarter, turning a $1.2 million profit after posting a $15 million loss the year before. TA lost more than $40 million in the first quarter.