WASHINGTON – Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports should see double-digit year-over-year increases for the next two months as a growing economy increases the demand for affordable merchandise, says Global Port Tracker’s monthly report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
INDIANAPOLIS – Celadon Group Inc. has introduced two new pay packages — one for owner-operators and the second for company drivers. In addition, the company has announced the hiring of Joe Stevens to lead their new “Driver First” initiative.
LISLE, Ill. – Navistar International Corp. reported yesterday a loss of $62 million for the first quarter of 2017, an 87.9 percent drop from the same quarter last year, when the truck and engine OEM lost $33 million. Revenue decreased 5.7 percent to $1.66 billion from last year’s $1.77 billion, according to the company’s filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
The national on-highway diesel price average eked up 2 tenths of a penny Monday to $2.579 compared with $2.577 last week, but it was a mixed bag as to which one of the Energy Information Administration’s 10 reporting regions went up in price and which went down.
VAN BUREN, Ark. — USAT Logistics, a division of USA Truck has expanded its portfolio of logistics solutions with the establishment of USAT Logistics de Mexico, located in Celaya, Guanajuato.
Bloomington, IN — Preliminary Class 8 net orders for February rose 28 percent from the same period last year to 22,900 units, analysts at FTR Intel reported today, adding that the total represented a 5 percent increase from January 2017. The steady order trend has now pushed backlogs to over 100,000 units for the first time since June 2016, FTR stated.