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.
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.
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.
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.