Friday, January 19, 2018
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November trade deficit increases to $36.4 billion

November trade deficit increases to $36.4 billion

WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit jumped to the highest level in 10 months as an improving U.S. economy pushed up demand for imports. However, exports rose as well, boosted by a weaker dollar, supporting the view that American manufacturers will be helped by a rebounding global economy.

ATA promotes trucking safety and legal experts

ATA promotes trucking safety and legal experts

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations this week promoted three of its industry experts — David Osiecki, Robert Digges and Prasad Sharma — to policy, regulatory and legal positions.

Old Dominion announces general rate increase

Old Dominion announces general rate increase

THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc., says it increasing its base rates effective Jan. 18.

ACS, Loves announce extension of TripPak EXPRESS agreement

ACS, Loves announce extension of TripPak EXPRESS agreement

DALLAS — Affiliated Computer Services has announced a multiple year extension with Love’s Travel Stops for the continued placement of TripPak EXPRESS drop boxes at more than 150 participating Love’s locations, including 30 new locations.

Arrow Trucking files for bankruptcy

Arrow Trucking files for bankruptcy

TULSA, Okla. — A trucking firm that shut down three days before Christmas, stranding drivers around the country, has filed for bankruptcy liquidation.

AP IMPACT: Road projects don't help unemployment

AP IMPACT: Road projects don't help unemployment

WASHINGTON — Ten months into President Barack Obama's first economic stimulus plan, a surge in spending on roads and bridges has had no effect on local unemployment and only barely helped the beleaguered construction industry, an Associated Press analysis has found.

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