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.
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.
WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Thursday it's "deeply unfair" that some financial institutions that got taxpayer-paid bailouts are emerging in better shape from the recession than millions of ordinary Americans.
NASHVILLE, Ind. —Demand for Class 8 vehicles this year will increase just 3 percent over 2009, according to the March North American Commercial Truck and Trailer Outlook Report by FTR Associates. The company projects that this will be followed by considerably more significant improvement of more than 50 percent in 2011.
WASHINGTON — Factory orders rose in February, bolstered by strong demand for industrial machinery and commercial aircraft. It was the 10th increase in 11 months as manufacturing continues to provide crucial support for the nation's economic recovery.