Friday, January 19, 2018
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Price of gallon of diesel declines seven tenths of a cent to $2.562

Price of gallon of diesel declines seven tenths of a cent to $2.562

WASHINGTON — As the old saying goes, every little bit helps.

Bendix records safest year in company history

Bendix records safest year in company history

ELYRIA, Ohio — In pursuit of its goal of zero injuries, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems recorded its safest year ever in 2016.

Drivers, family values drive 60 years of success at Boyd Brothers

Drivers, family values drive 60 years of success at Boyd Brothers

ADDISON, Texas — Not many trucking companies can lay claim to 60 years in business. But if you’re Boyd Brothers, a Daseke company, and based in Alabama, that landmark is just a springboard of what’s to come.

Knight, Covenant report net income for the year down from 2015

Knight, Covenant report net income for the year down from 2015

Two major U.S. truckload carriers reported January 25 significantly lower income for 2016 from 2015.

FTR: December trailer orders up 35 percent from previous December, 2016 total down 27.6 percent

FTR: December trailer orders up 35 percent from previous December, 2016 total down 27.6 percent

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR Intel reported January 23 final December net trailer orders of 34,000 units, down 5 percent from November but up 35 percent from the same month last year. Total orders for the year were 228,643, a 27.6 percent decrease from the 2015 total of 315,961.

ATA December Truck Tonnage Index off 6.2% from November, up 2.5% for year

ATA December Truck Tonnage Index off 6.2% from November, up 2.5% for year

The American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 6.2 percent in December to 133.8, down from 142.7 in November.

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