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Transportation job openings rise in February

Transportation job openings rise in February

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.

U.S. service sector gauge grows faster in March

U.S. service sector gauge grows faster in March

NEW YORK — The U.S. service sector grew in March at its fastest pace in more than two years, suggesting the economic recovery is expanding from the nation's factories to its shops, restaurants, hospitals and other big sources of jobs.

Con-way Multimodal joins EPA's SmartWay program

Con-way Multimodal joins EPA's SmartWay program

PORTLAND, Ore. and ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Con-way Multimodal, a division of Con-way Inc., has joined the SmartWay Transport Partnership, a collaboration between U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and industry designed to significantly reduce greenhouse gases and air pollution.

White House braces unemployed for slow job rebound

White House braces unemployed for slow job rebound

WASHINGTON — Buoyed by good news on the jobs front, the White House claimed credit Sunday for reversing the downward economic spiral while bracing out-of-work Americans for a slow recovery.

AAR reports carloads at highest weekly level since November 08

AAR reports carloads at highest weekly level since November 08

WASHINGTON — Freight traffic on U.S. railroads is continuing to show solid signs of recovery with carload freight volume hitting its highest level since November 2008 during the week ended March 27, 2010, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday.

Old Dominion certified as ASE training provider

Old Dominion certified as ASE training provider

THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. has been recognized as an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) training provider, making it the first less-than-truckload carrier to earn such an honor for its instructor-led training program, the company reports.

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