ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.6 percent in May, which was the first month-to-month drop since February of this year.
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.
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.
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.
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.