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ISM says service sector growth slows in June

ISM says service sector growth slows in June

NEW YORK — The service sector grew more slowly in June, an industry trade group said Tuesday, offering the latest sign that growth could weaken in the second half of the year.

AAR reports weekly rail traffic remains steady

AAR reports weekly rail traffic remains steady

WASHINGTON— The Association of American Railroads July 1 reported that rail traffic remains steady with U.S. railroads originating 284,716 carloads for the week ending June 26, up 11.4 percent compared with the same week in 2009, but down 13.2 percent from 2008. In order to offer a complete picture of the progress in rail traffic, AAR now reports 2010 weekly rail traffic with comparison weeks in both 2009 and 2008.

Trucking adds 22,700 jobs in June, 58,500 since February

Trucking adds 22,700 jobs in June, 58,500 since February

WASHINGTON — The trucking industry continued to add jobs in June while a wave of census layoffs cut the nation's total payrolls in June for the first time in six months.

ConocoPhillips sells stake in CFJ Properties Flying J to Pilot

ConocoPhillips sells stake in CFJ Properties Flying J to Pilot

HOUSTON — ConocoPhillips and Pilot Travel Centers have completed the sale of ConocoPhillips’ 50 percent partnership interest in the CFJ Properties-Flying J truck stops to Pilot Travel Centers for $626 million, subject to normal purchase price adjustments.

Pilot sells Flying J's Scan and Go assets to Pegasus TransTech

Pilot sells Flying J's Scan and Go assets to Pegasus TransTech

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Travel Centers Thursday said it had sold Flying J’s Scan and Go assets to Pegasus TransTech.

Increased orders prompt Daimler to recall 540 workers to N.C. plants

Increased orders prompt Daimler to recall 540 workers to N.C. plants

PORTLAND, Ore. —Daimler Trucks North America Wednesday said it would recall approximately 540 workers to three of its manufacturing facilities in North Carolina in response to increased customer orders.

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