Friday, January 19, 2018
Business
FTR February outlook for Class 8 demand unchanged

FTR February outlook for Class 8 demand unchanged

NASHVILLE, Ind. — FTR’s February North American Commercial Truck and Trailer Outlook Report continues to forecast only marginal gains for Class 8 truck demand for 2010 even as signs multiply that the demand for truck freight is beginning to improve.

Consumer confidence falls sharply

Consumer confidence falls sharply

NEW YORK — Americans’ outlook on the economy went into relapse in February. Rising job worries sent a key barometer of confidence to its lowest point in 10 months, raising concerns about the economic recovery.

Home prices rise 0.3 percent in December

Home prices rise 0.3 percent in December

MIAMI — Home prices rose for the seventh straight month in December, a sign of price stability as the U.S. housing market continues its bumpy road to recovery.

UPS tracking technology used to streamline help to Haiti

UPS tracking technology used to streamline help to Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti— The Salvation Army is replacing handwritten paper index cards with high-tech barcode technology to ensure that more than 4,000 families here efficiently receive food, shelter and medical supplies. UPS has donated the technology and adapted it for disaster relief supply distribution.

2010 not starting well for struggling Flying J

2010 not starting well for struggling Flying J

This year does not appear to be starting out on the right foot for Flying J as it tries to emerge from bankruptcy.

Decker initiates new pay plan for reefer/van drivers

Decker initiates new pay plan for reefer/van drivers

FORT DODGE, Iowa — As a result of a recent increased business, Decker Truck Line has announced a new pay plan for reefer/van company drivers.

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