Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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Home prices post smallest annual decline in 3 years

Home prices post smallest annual decline in 3 years

NEW YORK — Home prices showed the smallest annual decline in almost three years in January, indicating there are surprising areas of strength in the housing market.

Rail reports fourth straight week of gains

Rail reports fourth straight week of gains

WASHINGTON— The Association of American Railroads has reported that for the fourth consecutive week, freight traffic on U.S. railroads was up compared with the same period a year ago during the week ended March 20.

Daimler expands commercial production in Brazil

Daimler expands commercial production in Brazil

FRANKFURT — German automotive group Daimler AG says it will expand commercial vehicle production through its Mercedes-Benz plant in Juiz de Fora in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, starting in 2011.

Trucking jobs on increase; turnover remains at record low

Trucking jobs on increase; turnover remains at record low

ARLINGTON, Va. — For the first time in almost 3 years, small truckload fleets have increased payrolls. The American Trucking Associations’ 2009 fourth quarter industry report says that total employment grew 1.5 percent, with a 2.2 percent gain in the numbers of line-haul drivers and mechanics. The number of dispatch and sales jobs fell slightly.

TNT and Con-way expand joint services offering

TNT and Con-way expand joint services offering

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — TNT and Con-way Inc. said Monday they will expand their ties by offering a new export freight-shipping service.

Trucking association spends $428,000 on 4Q lobbying

Trucking association spends $428,000 on 4Q lobbying

NEW YORK — The American Trucking Associations, the trucking industry's main trade group, spent $428,070 lobbying the federal government in the fourth-quarter, according to a disclosure report.

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