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.
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.
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.
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.
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.