Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Business
Millions of jobs that were cut won’t likely return

Millions of jobs that were cut won’t likely return

WASHINGTON — Fewer construction workers will be needed. Don’t expect as many interior designers or advertising copywriters, either. Retailers will get by with leaner staffs.

Industrial production logs stronger-than-exepected gain

Industrial production logs stronger-than-exepected gain

WASHINGTON — Industrial production logged a stronger-than-expected gain in April, more evidence that manufacturing is playing a lead role in powering the economic recovery.

Class 8 sales slip in April, but 2010 continues to improve

Class 8 sales slip in April, but 2010 continues to improve

Heavy-duty truck sales in April slipped 4.4 percent from March, but continued to show the expected improvement from the year before.

Trucking association spends $361K on 1Q lobbying

Trucking association spends $361K on 1Q lobbying

NEW YORK — The American Trucking Associations, the trucking industry's main trade group, spent $361,513 lobbying the federal government in the first quarter, according to a recent disclosure report.

Con-way to sell 4.3 million shares of stock

Con-way to sell 4.3 million shares of stock

SAN MATEO, Calif. — Trucking company Con-way Inc. on Wednesday said it will sell 4.3 million shares of common stock

Retail container traffic estimated to be up 10 % in May

Retail container traffic estimated to be up 10 % in May

WASHINGTON — Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to be up 10 percent in May with double-digit increases expected into this fall as the U.S. economy improves, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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