Thursday, April 26, 2018
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Daimler Trucks announces new contracts for three U.S. manufacturing plants

Daimler Trucks announces new contracts for three U.S. manufacturing plants

PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) April 18 announced new three-year collective bargaining agreements for three of its U.S. manufacturing plants. The contracts, which are effective today, cover employees in the company's Mt. Holly and Cleveland Truck Manufacturing Plants, and Gastonia Components and Logistics Plant. Plant workers in all three facilities are represented by the United Auto Workers (UAW).

Werner Enterprises recognized for corporate governance

Werner Enterprises recognized for corporate governance

OMAHA, Neb. — Werner Enterprises reports it has been chosen as the second most trusted mid-cap company on the 2010 Forbes 100 Most Trustworthy Companies list. Werner Enterprises was chosen for consistently demonstrating transparent and conservative accounting practices and solid corporate governance and management.

Housing construction posts better-than-expected performance

Housing construction posts better-than-expected performance

WASHINGTON — Housing construction posted a better-than-expected performance in March, rising to the highest level in 16 months on the strength of multi-family homes.

Industrial production rises less than expected

Industrial production rises less than expected

WASHINGTON — Industrial production edged up 0.1 percent in March, lagging expectations despite growth in the key manufacturing sector. The results underscore the uneven nature of the spreading economic recovery.

Rails seeing first year-over-year gains since July 2008

Rails seeing first year-over-year gains since July 2008

WASHINGTON — U.S. freight railroads saw a 7.5 percent rise in carloads during March compared with the same month last year, and a decline of 11.5 percent compared with the same month in 2008, the Association of American Railroads reported Wednesday.

UPS posts 33 percent jump in 1Q earnings per share

UPS posts 33 percent jump in 1Q earnings per share

ATLANTA — In a good sign for the U.S. economy, shipping giant UPS said Wednesday it is firing on all cylinders and posted a 33 percent increase in first-quarter earnings per share.

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