NEW YORK — YRC Worldwide expects to report second quarter earnings of $35 million to $45 million before taxes, debt and amortization, the trucking company said Monday, as shipments begin to pick up.
COLUMBUS, Ind. — A number of freight transportation and commercial vehicle market factors are aligning and setting the stage for continued improvement in demand for heavy-duty vehicles in the second half of 2010 and into 2011, according to the market analysts at ACT Research Co. (ACT).
On June 30, after almost a year of waiting, Pilot and Flying J completed the merger of their two truck stop operations, creating a network of more than 550 interstate locations in 43 states and six provinces in Canada, employing over 20,000 people, selling an estimated 4 billion gallons of diesel fuel a year.
WASHINGTON — Inventories held by wholesalers rose for a fifth consecutive month in May but sales fell for the first time in more than a year, sending a mixed signal about the strength of the recovery.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Carriers are considering engines, EOBRS, and credit availability as they plan for the year ahead for equipment, according to the second quarter Business Expectation Survey by Transport Capital Partners LLC.
NEW YORK — Americans didn’t go on many shopping sprees in June, resulting in sluggish sales for many retailers. It often took deeply discounted clothing to get shoppers to spend — and then only if they needed it.