Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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Freight rates expected to rise as capacity continues to shrink

Freight rates expected to rise as capacity continues to shrink

Expect to see increased freight rates as capacity continues to shrink, writes IHS Global Insight’s Charles W. Clowdis Jr., managing director, transportation advisory services.

FTR: Intermodal sets market share record in first quarter

FTR: Intermodal sets market share record in first quarter

NASHVILLE, Ind. — Intermodal transport’s share of U.S. long-haul truck traffic reached record highs in the first quarter of 2010, a recent analysis by FTR Associates shows.

Rule change favors unions at airlines, railroads

Rule change favors unions at airlines, railroads

WASHINGTON — In a major victory for organized labor, unions will have an easier time signing up airline and railroad workers after the Obama administration Monday changed a 76-year-old rule on union elections.

Navistar beefs up network, adds dealers in key markets

Navistar beefs up network, adds dealers in key markets

WARRENVILLE, Ill. — Navistar Inc. reports five changes in its dealer network designed to strengthen its distribution and service channel.

Steve Clough named president and CEO of Arrow Truck Sales

Steve Clough named president and CEO of Arrow Truck Sales

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Arrow Truck Sales, a source of pre-owned heavy-duty and medium-duty trucks in North America, announced Thursday that Steve Clough has been named president and CEO.

290,000 new jobs created in April; trucking up 9,600

290,000 new jobs created in April; trucking up 9,600

WASHINGTON — More confident employers stepped up job creation in April, expanding payrolls by 290,000, the most in four years. The jobless rate rose to 9.9 percent as people streamed back into the market looking for work.

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