FORT SMITH, Ark. — James A. Ingram, currently Arkansas Best vice president of market development, will add the responsibilities of strategic development, effective immediately, Arkansas Best Corp. said Tuesday.
ARLINGTON, Va., — The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.4 percent in March, following a revised 0.3 percent decrease in February. The latest improvement put the SA index at 109.2 (2000=100), which is the highest level since November 2008.
LEXINGTON, Mass. — World trade by all modes of transportation, rebounding strongly from a deep dive during the global economic crisis, will grow 8.5 percent in 2010, according to the latest forecast from IHS Global Insight's World Trade Service.
NEW YORK — Americans’ confidence in the economy rose in April to its highest level since September 2008, just as the financial crisis escalated, according to a private research group.
COLUMBUS, Ind. — Engine maker Cummins Inc. Tuesday reported sharply higher first-quarter profits on improved sales in fast-recovering markets like China and the effect of restructuring charges in the year-ago quarter.