ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations (ATA) Chief Economist Bob Costello will appear live on CNBC’s “Street Signs” program with Erin Burnett today at 2 p.m. to discuss the economic outlook of the trucking industry. Costello also plans to discuss expected driver shortages in the industry as freight levels rebound from the recession.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — ArvinMeritor has not sat back during the economic crisis, said Chief Operating Officer Carsten Reinhardt Wednesday. Instead, he said, ArvinMeritor has been pouring more than $60 million into its brake efforts.
WASHINGTON — Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods rose for a third consecutive month in February, bolstered by strong demand for commercial aircraft and machinery. The hope is that continued strength in manufacturing will help sustain the economic recovery.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mack Trucks Inc. reports the company has tapped experienced managers to lead the truck maker’s sales efforts in three key regions. Patrick Meehan was named vice president of Mack’s Northeast Region, John Thomas was named vice president of the Western Region and David Barletta was named vice president of the Central Region.