WASHINGTON — The number of newly laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits rose last week, a sign that jobs remain scarce even as the economy recovers.
NEW YORK — Struggling trucking company YRC Worldwide Inc. said Thursday it will take a noncash charge of about $108 million related to stock awards for its union employees.
MINNEAPOLIS — Dan Murray, vice president of research for the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), was presented Wednesday with the William K. Smith Distinguished Service Award from the University of Minnesota Center for Transportation Studies.
TUCSON, Ariz. — The annual TransCore Broker Benchmark Survey shows that after a tumultuous 2009, freight broker metrics are showing signs of stabilization. The survey is based on detailed responses from more than 225 brokers, broker-carriers, and third party logistics or 3PLs about their 2009 operations and financial performance.
NASHVILLE, Ind. — March Class 8 truck total net orders for all major North American OEM’s came in at 10,505 units, 35.9 percent higher than February and 21.1 percent above March 2009, according to preliminary data reported by FTR Associates.
WASHINGTON — Job openings rose in several sectors of the U.S. economy in February, including retail, manufacturing, transportation, restaurants and hotels, the Labor Department said Tuesday.