Friday, January 19, 2018
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Intermodal volume hits highest level since late 2008

Intermodal volume hits highest level since late 2008

WASHINGTON — The Association of American Railroads (AAR) Thursday reported that intermodal volume on U.S. freight railroads for the week ended June 19 reached its highest level since the 45th week of 2008.

Businesses spend more on durable goods in May

Businesses spend more on durable goods in May

WASHINGTON — Businesses spent more on big-ticket goods in May and the pace of layoffs slowed in the past week, the latest evidence that the economy is gradually improving.

Where is the 800-pound gorilla? It's getting closer and closer

Where is the 800-pound gorilla? It's getting closer and closer

That 800-pound gorilla appears to be almost ready to descend on the trucking industry.

Stevens Transport places large order for new Kenworth T700s

Stevens Transport places large order for new Kenworth T700s

KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth Truck Co. today reports it has received a major order for 500 aerodynamic Kenworth T700s from Stevens Transport, a refrigerated transport carrier based in Dallas.

New home sales collapse, sink to lowest level in history

New home sales collapse, sink to lowest level in history

WASHINGTON — Sales of new homes collapsed in May, sinking 33 percent to the lowest level on record as potential buyers stopped shopping for homes once they could no longer receive government tax credits.

Saia relocates Portland, Oregon terminal

Saia relocates Portland, Oregon terminal

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Saia Inc. recently moved its terminal to a new location in Portland, Oregon. The new facility is approximately 17,000 square feet and is situated on a 6.6 acre site that also features an office building and a shop.

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