On-highway diesel was up seven tenths of a penny Tuesday to $2.572 from $2.565 last week, and rose in nine of the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) 10 reporting regions. The exception was New England, where it went down a penny to $2.658.
ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 2.9 percent in January, following a 4.3 percent decrease during December.
Both sides of the Cass Freight Index turned positive in January. Shipments posted a 1.005, 3.2 percent above last January, though 6.4 percent under December. Expenditures rose 4.3 percent over last year to 2.268, just 0.3 percent down from December.
LISLE, Ill. — Navistar has recognized 34 top-performing suppliers with its annual Diamond Supplier Award. This group, which represents the top 2 percent of the company’s supply base, helped Navistar improve customer uptime and exceeded the performance expectations for quality, delivery, technology, and cost.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — JK Moving Services, a global moving, storage, relocation and logistics enterprise headquartered in metropolitan Washington, D.C., has been named the nation’s top independent moving company for 2016 by the American Moving & Storage Association.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express associates recently teamed up to provide more than 4,000 hours of community service as part of their annual 40 for 40 Community Challenge.