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Wholesale inventories fall while sales increase

Wholesale inventories fall while sales increase

WASHINGTON — Businesses trimmed inventories at the wholesale level again in January even though sales rose for a 10th consecutive month. The dip in inventories underscored that businesses remain cautious about restocking their depleted shelves.

Daimler trucks sees market turnaround in 2010

Daimler trucks sees market turnaround in 2010

FRANKFURT, Germany — German car and truckmaker Daimler AG says it expects a turnaround in the global truck market and an improvement in the truck division's 2010 earnings before interest and taxes.

YRC: not many economic recovery signs

YRC: not many economic recovery signs

NEW YORK — The CEO of YRC Worldwide Inc. said Tuesday he has not seen consistent signs of an economic recovery, although the trucker’s business is improving.

Despite loss, Navistar manages $17 million 1Q income

Despite loss, Navistar manages $17 million 1Q income

Navistar International Corp. lost income for the first quarter of 2010 compared with the same period last year but still managed net income of $17 million, down $31 million from $48 million for first-quarter 2009.

GE Capital Fleet Services launches Truck Advisory Board

GE Capital Fleet Services launches Truck Advisory Board

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — GE Capital Fleet Services has launched its Truck Advisory Board, the company said . The TAB will provide the company’s truck fleet customers with a forum for discussing process improvement ideas, suggesting new products, and sharing fleet management best practices.

Retail container traffic to be up 13 percent in March

Retail container traffic to be up 13 percent in March

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2010 – Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to be up 13 percent in March compared with the same month a year ago, and double-digit increases are expected to continue through the summer as the U.S. economy begins in improve, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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